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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office  News Release Oct. 7 through 14, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office
 News Release Oct. 7 through 14, 2019

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made three arrests and took a burglary report during the weeks of Oct. 7 through 14, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Kimberly Morgan

Kimberly Morgan- On Oct. 12, Kimberly Morgan, 52, unknown, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony burglary in the second degree, a class E felony violation of a protection order for an adult, a class A misdemeanor property damage in the second degree, and an ordinance charge for trespassing. Morgan was placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SW 300 road in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Lewis Morgan. Lewis stated when he arrived home he noticed a window on his residence that was damaged. Lewis unlocked the door for the deputy and the deputy entered the residence. Upon entry the deputy made contact with Kimberly. A record check of both persons showed an order of protection was in place involving both parties.

Michael Nixon

Michael Nixon- On Oct. 10, Michael Nixon was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Polk County warrant for failure to appear in court. Bond is set at $300 cash only.

Randi Mistler

Randi Mistler- On Oct. 8, Randi Mistler, 36, Lowry City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Crawford County, Kansas warrant for failure to appear in court. This is a no bond warrant.

 

 

 

Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Burglary in Osceola

On October 7, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on NE Old Highway 13 in regards to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with William and Jeri Adrian. William stated they had just started remodeling the house the previous day. Jeri stated her father had drove by the house while checking his cattle and noticed some interior property in the yard. Jeri stated the person(s) had entered into the residence through a built on storage room. They also noticed a window that was opened.

The Adrian's stated they were missing a Skil circular saw, a Rigid ½ inch drill with work bag, an oscillating multi tool with work bag, numerous different hand tools, and two crates of miscellaneous dishes. Total estimated loss value is $302.

Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to these cases or any others to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to tips@scsomo.org.

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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office  News Release Sept. 23-Oct. 7, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office
 News Release Sept. 23-Oct. 7, 2019

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made nine arrests and took multiple reports during the weeks of Sept. 23-Oct. 7, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Keith Bailey

Keith Bailey- On Oct. 7, Keith Bailey, 34, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Bond is set at $7,500 cash or surety.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to the Dollar General Store in Lowry City in reference to people trespassing in May of 2019. Upon arrival, the deputies made contact with three subjects. A deputy was denied consent to search the vehicle. A K9 unit was called to the scene to perform an exterior sniff test of the vehicle. The K9 did alert to the odor of narcotics. During the search of the vehicle, a parking lot light was located in the trunk of the vehicle. A search of Bailey revealed two glass pipes that were hidden on his person.

Sandra Marconi

Sandra Marconi- On Oct. 7, Sandra Marconi, 49, Collins, was arrested on St. Clair County warrants charging her with failure to appear in court on original charges of a class A misdemeanor fraudulent use of a credit/debit device, a class D felony possession of a controlled substance, and a class E felony driving while revoked/suspended. Total bond is set at $10,000 cash only.

Tyler Reed

Tyler Reed- On Sept. 30, Tyler Reed, 21, Clinton, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a warrant for failure to appear in court on an original class A misdemeanor driving while revoked/suspended. Bond is set at $500 cash only.

The original charge stems from a traffic stop by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in November of 2018.




Michael Leuty

Michael Leuty- On Sept. 29, Michael Leuty, 48, Lowry City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Leuty was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Leuty was driving for a traffic violation. A K9 unit arrived on scene while a deputy was writing a citation. The K9 did an exterior sniff test of the vehicle and did alert to the presence of narcotics. A search of the vehicle revealed a glass pipe and a wallet containing a plastic bag with a white crystal like substance. The substance did field test positive for methamphetamine.

Porsche Keith

Porsche Keith- On Sept. 27, Porsche Keith, 27, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for a probation violation on an original class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

The original charge stems from an Osceola Police Department investigation in November of 2017.

 

 

Skyler Dozler (no photo)- On Sept. 26, Skyler Dozler, 24, El Dorado Springs, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Dozler was placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Dozler was a passenger in. During the stop, the vehicle was found to belong to Dozler. The deputy observed a large machete on the driver side floorboard and what appeared to be a rocket launcher on the passenger floorboard. Dozler stated the rocket launcher was a fake one he had bought at a garage sale. 

The deputy asked for and was denied consent to search the vehicle by Dozler. Dozler was informed a K9 unit has been dispatched to the scene. Once on scene, the K9 performed an exterior sniff test of the vehicle and did alert to the odor of narcotics. A search of the vehicle revealed a glass pipe and a plastic bag with a crystal like substance. The substance did field test positive for methamphetamine.

Tyler Wilkins

Tyler Wilkins- On Sept. 26, Tyler Wilkins, 28, El Dorado Springs, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a warrant for the El Dorado Police Department for failure to appear in court. Bond is set at $623.50 cash or surety.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Wilkins was driving. During the traffic stop, a record check revealed Wilkins had an active warrant.

Dakota Jeansonne

Dakota Jeansonne- On Sept. 26, Caleb Jeansonne, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a probation violation on an original class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $2,500 cash or surety.

The arrest comes after Jeansonne was stopped for a traffic violation in May of 2018. The deputy made contact with Jeansonne and he admitted to the deputy he had a revoked license. A records check revealed this to be true, along with multiple prior convictions for no driver's license.

A K9 was called to the scene. An exterior sniff test of the vehicle was performed. The K9 alerted to the presence of narcotics. During a search of the vehicle a plastic wrapper with a white crystal residue was located along with a glass pipe. The plastic wrapper field tested positive for methamphetamines.

Caleb Moulder

Caleb Moulder- On Sept. 24, Caleb Moulder, 29, Edwardsville, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Moulder was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after deputies were advised of a suspicious vehicle on NE Highway CC. A St. Clair County deputy was able to locate a vehicle matching the description they were given and performed a traffic stop on the vehicle. The deputy made contact with the driver and passenger of the vehicle.

The passenger, later identified as Moulder, gave the deputy some false information. A K9 unit was called to the scene. The driver did consent to search the vehicle. The K9 performed an exterior sniff test of the vehicle and did alert to the odor of narcotics.

During the search of the vehicle, a nylon bag was located that contained hypodermic syringes, a small bottle containing a clear liquid, a plastic baggie containing a brown mass of a substance, and an aluminum cap. Moulder stated he was a user of heroin.

Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Stolen Vehicle in Appleton City

On September 29, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a property on NW Highway B in regards to a stolen property. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Jason Greathouse. Greathouse stated the Bobcat skid steer was at the property on Saturday evening and when he arrived at the property Sunday morning the skid steer was missing. Tracks could be seen made by the Bobcat heading towards Highway B. While at the scene, the deputy was approached by Jeanne Hood. Hood stated her yard had been damaged by a vehicle. Photos and evidence were collected from  the scene.

Burglary in Collins

On September 28, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SW Old Highway 13 in regards to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Steven Motley. Motley stated he is taking care of the property for the owner, Mary Aughinbaugh. Motley stated when he returned to the property and noticed the door to the barn appeared to be kicked in. Motley stated the doors on the other barns were opened, but he had shut them prior to the deputy arriving.

The property owner arrived on September 30, and evaluated the property for damage and stolen items. Aughinbaugh stated an antique dome camel trunk and a wooden box with antique tools were stolen. The metal door frame was damaged along with the door knob. A window screen was also damaged. Total estimated loss value $1,000.  

Burglary in Collins

On September 28, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SW Old Highway 13 in regards to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Steven Motley. Motley stated he is taking care of the residence for the owner, Don Platt. Motley stated when he returned to the residence he noticed the door to the house was opened and a window screen had been pulled out and the glass was broken. The barns on the property also had locks broken on them. Photos were taken of the damage.

The property owner arrived on September 30 and evaluated the property for damage and stolen items. Platt stated two window air conditioners, two Sears Craftsman rechargeable drills, a two-wheeled dolly, and a case of contractor trash bags were missing. Total estimate loss value is $825.

Stealing in Osceola

On September 27, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to Parke Oil in Osceola in regards to a drive off without paying. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Marylyn Williams. Williams stated a green Pontiac pulled up to the far east pump and a male got out and began fueling up the vehicle. Williams then stated the male re-entered the vehicle and a female passenger exited the vehicle. As the female re-entered the vehicle, Williams told the female to come in and pay for the gas. The driver and passenger drove away from the gas station without paying for the $33.75 in gas.

The driver was identified and told to pay for the gas. The gas was paid for on September 27, 2019.

Williams did fill out a request for prosecution.

Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to these cases or any others to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to tips@scsomo.org.

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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office  News Release Sept. 16-23, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office
 News Release Sept. 16-23, 2019

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made 10 arrests and took multiple reports during the week of Sept. 16-23, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Joedy Hill

Joedy Hill- On Sept. 23, Joedy Hill, 42, Osceola, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failure to appear in court on an original class B misdemeanor trespass on real property. Bond is set at $500 cash only.

The original charge comes from a St. Clair County investigation in June of 2019. Hill had returned to a property he once resided at after being banned from the property. 

Chelsea McDaniel

Chelsea McDaniel- On Sept. 21, Chelsea McDaniel, 22, Collins, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class B misdemeanor trespass on real property. McDaniel was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SE Highway PP in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Amber Williams. Williams stated that the issue was with the female sitting on the porch. The deputy made contact with the female, later identified as Chelsea McDaniel. McDaniel stated she is the property owner and she is not leaving. The real property owner was verified and he stated that McDaniel needed to leave the property.

Nickolas Mitchel

Nickolas Mitchel- On Sept. 21, Nickolas Mitchel, 28, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with failure to pay fines on an original class A misdemeanor resisting/interfering with arrest, detention, or stop. Bond is set at $300 cash only.

The original charge comes from an Appleton City Police Department investigation in June of 2019.

Seth Gruefe

Seth Gruefe- On Sept. 20, Seth Gruefe, 26, Montrose, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Vernon County warrant for failure to appear in court. Bond is set at $55 cash only.

Michael Casteel

Michael Casteel- On Sept. 19, Michael Casteel, 56, Osceola, was arrested on two St. Clair County warrants charging him with two separate counts of a class E felony burglary in the second degree. Total bond is set at $17,500 cash or surety.

The warrants come after a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SE 101 Road in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Ronald Johnson. Johnson stated when he got to his cabin he noticed someone had broke through the back door. Johnson stated that he was missing a DeWalt fan and a SOG knife. Johnson also stated while he was looking through his cabin he could hear talking coming from the cabin next door and he knew no one was supposed to be there.

The deputy went next door to the second cabin and made contact with the person inside. The male subject, later identified as Michael Casteel, came out of the cabin and placed his hands in front of him as if to be cuffed. Casteel admitted to being inside the first cabin and taking some belongings. The belongings were later identified and returned to the owner.

Miriam Wareham (file photo)

Miriam Wareham (file photo)- On Sept. 19, Miriam Wareham, 57, Montrose, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a probation violation on original charges of a class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $2,500 cash only.

The arrest comes after the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office Special Response Team and Mid-Missouri Drug Task Force executed a search warrant on East 5th St. in Appleton City in March of 2018. During the search, drug paraphernalia, that tested positive for methamphetamine, was found in Wareham's bedroom.

Lisa Antwiler

Lisa Antwiler- On Sept. 17, Lisa Antwiler, 35, Windsor, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Polk County warrant for a probation violation. This is a no bond warrant.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on NW 1000 Road in reference to a trespasser. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Clifford Parson. Parson stated the confused female sitting on his porch did not belong there and wanted her gone.

The deputy made contact with the female, later identified as Lisa Antwiler. Antwiler stated she was trying to walk to her friend's house. A record check revealed Antwiler had a probation violation out of Polk County.

Loren Wilson

Loren Wilson- On Sept. 17, Loren Wilson, 22, Montrose, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Henry County warrant for failure to appear in court on a misdemeanor charge. Bond is set at $250 cash or surety.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to Goodrich Drive to assist with the paramedics that were on scene. Upon arrival, the deputies made contact with the paramedics. They stated the male subject was passed out when they arrived on scene. The male subject was told to leave by the resident, but would not.

The male subject, later identified as Loren Wilson, became uncooperative with the deputies and the paramedics and would not leave the residence. A record check revealed Wilson had a Henry County warrant.

John Chiles, Jr.

John Chiles, Jr.- On Sept. 16, John Chiles, Jr., 43, Deepwater, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a probation violation on an original class A misdemeanor domestic assault in the fourth degree. This is a no bond warrant.

The second warrant charges him with a class A misdemeanor domestic assault in the fourth degree and a class E felony resisting/interfering with arrest, detention, or stop. Bond is set at $10,000 cash only.

The second warrant comes after deputies were dispatched to a residence on NE 1103 Private Road in reference to a domestic assault. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with a witness who stated they observed Chiles grab the victim by the hair and jerk her to the ground.

Levi Dotson

Levi Dotson- On Sept. 16, Levi Dotson, 34, Springfield, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with failure to appear in court on an unclassified misdemeanor driving while revoked/suspended-second or subsequent offense. Bond is set at $578.50 cash only.

The original charge stems from a traffic stop by a St. Clair County deputy in November of 2015.

 

Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Stolen Vehicle Out of Collins

On Sept. 23, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to 16th Street in reference to a stolen vehicle. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Jackie Smith. Smith stated his gold in color, four door, 2004 Cadillac Deville was stolen from his driveway during the night.

Stealing in Lowry City

On Sept. 21, a St. Clair County deputy received a phone call from a Joyce Clark in reference to a stolen motorcycle from her residence on NE Highway CC.

Clark stated the motorcycle is a black in color 1991 Yamaha Virago with black saddle bags.

Burglary in Osceola

On Sept. 20, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SW Highway WW in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Dawn Stewart. Stewart stated they came to the property to mow the grass and take care of the property. Stewart stated when she entered the house she noticed stuff knocked over and on the ground. She also noticed belongings were missing. Stewart stated when they walked the property they noticed two windows had been broken and a door was damaged.

Items missing at time of report were a 55 inch television, VCR, Blue Ray DVD player, dehumidifier, air purifier, portable air tank, Black and Decker weed eater with charger, and other miscellaneous items. No known value at this time.

Stealing in El Dorado Springs

On Sept. 19, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SW 300 Road in reference to a stealing. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Lewis Morgan. Morgan stated that someone tried to kick in the front door to property but did not get through the door. The suspect did break the door frame. He then stated someone had came to his property and stole two Skil saws, two reciprocating saws, a 16 inch band saw with stand, a ten inch table saw, and a miter saw, along with miscellaneous hand tools. Total estimated loss value $715.

 

Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to these cases or any others to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to tips@scsomo.org.

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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office  News Release Sept. 9-16, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
 News Release Sept. 9-16, 2019

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made three arrests and multiple reports during the week of Sept. 9-16, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Terry Parsons

Terry Parsons- On Sept. 13, Terry Parsons, 59, Lake Ozark, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class B misdemeanor exceeding the posted speed limit by 20-25 mph. Bond is set at $326 cash only.

The charge stems from a traffic stop by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in March of 2019.

Charles Phillips

Charles Phillips- On Sept. 12, Charles Phillips, 61, Appleton City, was taken into custody after being sentenced to seven years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.

The sentencing comes after St. Clair County deputies assisted the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force with an investigation in Appleton City in January of 2019. While speaking with Phillips, he did give consent to search the residence. During the search, a pill bottle with Phillips’ name on it was located with a white crystal like substance inside of it. The substance did field test positive for methamphetamine.

Clinton Oehring

Clinton Oehring- On Sept. 10, Clinton Oehring, 28, Montrose, was arrested on multiple St. Clair County warrants. The first warrant charges him with a class E felony non-support, total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under order of the court. Bond is set at $2,500 cash only.

The second warrant charges him with a class B misdemeanor property damage in the second degree and an infraction charge for trespassing in the second degree. Bond is set at $2,500 cash or surety.

The charges come after a deputy was dispatched to a residence on SW 300 Road in reference to trespassing. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Lewis Morgan. Morgan stated that Oehring drove down his driveway and started cutting doughnuts in the gravel and field. The gravel was thrown onto the windshield of Morgan’s truck, causing a crack in the glass.

The third warrant charges him with a class E felony harassment in the first degree. Bond is set at $15,000 cash or surety.

The charge comes after a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SW 300 Road in reference to harassment. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Lewis Morgan. Morgan stated that Oehring had sent his son a threatening message through Facebook Messenger. Morgan also stated Oehring drove by their residence shouting he was going to kill his son and the whole family. Morgan stated he heard four gunshots as Oehring drove by and two more after Oehring turned around and went by the residence again.  

Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Stealing in El Dorado Springs

On Sept. 16, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SW highway 82 in reference to a stolen dirt bike. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Travis Berning. Berning stated it was an off-brand green 50cc dirt bike that went missing from his carport area. It was last seen on Sept. 13 around noon.  

Estimated loss value is $200.

 

Stealing in El Dorado Springs

On Sept. 15, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SW Highway 82 in reference to a stolen dirt bike. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Jeremy Henderson. Henderson stated he came outside the morning of the 15th and noticed one of the barn doors partially open. Henderson stated he went inside the barn and noticed a 2008 Kawasaki KLX110 was missing.

Estimated loss value is $1,200.

On Sept. 16, with the help of the El Dorado Springs Police Department, the dirt bike was recovered in El Dorado Springs. The Henderson family was contacted to identify the dirt bike. The dirt bike was released back to the Hendersons.

 

Stealing in Weaubleau

On Sept. 14, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SE 700 Road in reference to stealing. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Christopher Case. Case stated he was in the process of moving. Case stated when he arrived back to his residence he noticed two kayaks were missing. Case had entered the residence and seen that someone had gone through his belongings. The only thing he noticed, at the time, that was missing was a small black safe that contained a necklace.

Estimated loss value is $700.

 

Property Damage in Collins

On Sept. 11, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SE 400 Road in reference to property damage. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Mike Jinks. Jinks stated when he got to the property, he noticed the lock to his gate was gone and the chain was cut. When he got to the residence, he noticed the garage door lock had been cut. The door to the residence had broken glass right above the lock.

Jinks stated he did not notice anything missing from the residence. Estimated loss value is $180.

 

Stealing in Roscoe

On Sept. 10, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SW 2nd Street in reference to a stealing. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Marsha Masten. Masten stated that the night before, she had seen two brown four wheelers riding around that she hadn’t seen before.

On the morning of the 10th, when Masten exited her residence, she noticed her garage door was slightly open. When Masten looked around inside, she noticed three, five gallon gas tanks, a Stihl chainsaw, and a gas powered leaf blower were missing. Masten stated she found her empty gas cans down by the bridge in Roscoe.

The estimated loss value is $600.  

Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to these cases or any others to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to tips@scsomo.org.

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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office  News Release Sept. 2-9, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
 News Release Sept. 2-9, 2019

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made 11 arrests and took a stealing report during the week of Sept. 2-9, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Earl Pinkman

Earl Pinkman- On Sept. 7, Earl Pinkman, 39, Sheldon, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for two counts of a class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class A misdemeanor. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

The charges stem from an Osceola Police Department investigation in November of 2017.

Mitchel Nickolas

Mitchel Nickolas- On Sept. 6, Mitchel Nickolas, 28, Appleton City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Cedar County warrant for failure to appear in court. Bond is set at $2,500 cash only.

Nicholas Himmelberg

Nicholas Himmelberg- On Sept. 5 Nicholas Himmelberg, 37, Willard, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with failure to appear in court on an original class A misdemeanor violation of a child protection order. Bond is set at $500 cash only.

 

Matthew Todd (file photo)

Matthew Todd- On Sept. 5, Matthew Todd, 41, Unknown, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for a probation violation on original charges of two class D felonies possession of a controlled substance and a class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

The original charges stem from a traffic stop by a St. Clair County deputy on a vehicle Todd was driving. During the stop, a K9 unit was called to the scene. The K9 performed an exterior sniff test of the vehicle. The K9 did alert to the presence of narcotics. During the search of the vehicle, a bag containing drug paraphernalia with residue was located along with syringes and baggies of white crystal like substance. The substance later field tested positive for methamphetamine.

Antonio Dossett

Antonio Dossett- On Sept. 4, Antonio Dossett, 59, Kansas City, was arrested on St. Clair County warrants charging him with two separate counts of driving while revoked/suspended.  Total bond is set at $7,000 cash or surety.

One charge comes from a traffic stop by a St. Clair County deputy in March of 2018.

The second charge comes from a traffic stop by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in November of 2017.

Jason Williams

Jason Williams- On Sept. 4, Jason Williams, 42, Grandview, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class C felony manufacturing a controlled substance, a class E felony keeping or maintaining a public nuisance, a class D felony unlawful possession of a firearm, and a class A misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia-prior drug offense. Bond is set at $20,000 cash or surety.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies and the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force conducted a search warrant on their place of residence. During the search, a marijuana grow was located inside the residence.

Essence Williams

Essence Williams- On Sept. 4, Essence Williams, 44, Grandview, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Williams was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies and the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force conducted a search warrant on their place of residence.

Anthony Franklin

Anthony Franklin- On Sept. 3, Anthony Franklin, 25, Lebanon, was arrested on St. Clair County warrants charging him with a class D misdemeanor driving while revoked/suspended, and unclassified misdemeanor no insurance and an infraction charge for exceeding the posted limit by 1-5 mph. Total bond is set at $1,326.50 cash or surety.

The charges stem from a traffic stop by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in November of 2018.

Tye Kempinger

Tye Kempinger- On Sept. 3, Tye Kempinger, 48, Kansas City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for a class D felony possession of a controlled substance, a class D felony unlawful possession of a firearm, and a class E felony unlawful use of a weapon. Bond is set at $15,000 cash or surety.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office and Mid Missouri Drug Task Force investigation. A St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on a vehicle that Kempinger was a passenger in. During the investigation, a scale with a white crystal like substance was located under the passenger seat where Kempinger was seated. A plastic baggie was located with a white crystal like substance. A loaded handgun was located in the vehicle as well. The white crystal like substance field tested positive for methamphetamine. Kempinger admitted to the handgun being his. 

Benny Smith, Jr.

Benny Smith, Jr.- On Sept. 3, Benny Smith, Jr., 32, Lebanon, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for a probation violation on an original class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set $2,500 cash only.

The original charges stem from an Osceola Police Department investigation in May of 2018.

Rionna Williams

Rionna Williams- On Sept. 3, Rionna Williams, 28, Osceola, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failure to appear in court on an original unclassified felony for armed criminal action and a class B felony unlawful use of a weapon. Bond is set at $20,000 cash or surety.

The original charges stem from an Osceola Police Department investigation in May of 2018.

Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Stealing in Lowry City

On Sept. 3, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on NW 301 Road in reference to stealing. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Sheryl Walters. Walters stated she was cleaning her yard with a Husqvarna weed trimmer. Walters stated when she left her residence she left the trimmer in the tall grass. When she returned, the trimmer was gone. Walters has named people of interest. Estimated loss value is $350.

Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to these cases or any others to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to tips@scsomo.org.

 

 

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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office  News Release Aug. 26-Sept. 2, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
 News Release Aug. 26-Sept. 2, 2019

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made five arrests and took two reports during the week of Aug. 26-Sept. 2, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Joshua Young

Joshua Young- On Sept. 1, Joshua Young, 35, Appleton City was arrested on three St. Clair County warrants. The first warrant charges him with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $2,500 cash only.

The warrant comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on a vehicle that Young was driving, for a traffic violation in April of 2019. The deputy made contact with Young and asked if there was anything illegal in the vehicle. Young gave consent for the deputy to search the vehicle. During the search, a glass pipe with a white residue was located.

The second warrant is for a class D misdemeanor driving with no insurance. Bond is set at $500 cash only. This warrant stems from the traffic stop by a St. Clair County deputy in April of 2019.

The third warrant is for a class D felony possession of a controlled substance, two class D felony counts of delivery or possession of a controlled substance at a county/private jail/correctional center, and a class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

The warrant comes after a deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Young was a passenger in for an equipment violation in May of 2019. After getting consent to search the vehicle from the driver, the deputy found a green bag on the floorboard in the passenger area of the vehicle. Inside the bag was a syringe, a plastic bag with a white crystal-like substance, and a pair of “brass” knuckles. The crystal-like substance did field test positive for methamphetamine.

While being transported to the jail, the deputy reminded Young, that if he had anything else hidden on his person, he needed to speak up now. Young stated he did have some pills on his person. Upon arrival, Young was taken in to be searched. The correctional staff did locate the pills and a plastic bag with a crystal-like substance. All evidence was collected.

Paul Evans (file photo)

Paul Evans- On Aug. 31, Paul Evans, 30, Osceola, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class B misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. Evans was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies observed Evans stumble multiple times on the way to his vehicle at the rodeo grounds. It was unclear if Evans was retrieving something from his vehicle or leaving. Evans got into his vehicle and drove off. A deputy pulled over the vehicle Evans was driving. When asked if he would do a field sobriety test, Evans refused. When asked to perform a breathalyzer test, Evans refused.

Jay Buck

Jay Buck- On Aug. 30, Jay Buck, 41, Kansas City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a probation violation on an original class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

The charge stems from an incident when a St. Clair County deputy conducted a traffic stop for speeding on Highway 13 near Collins in January of 2016. During the investigation, a glass pipe and digital scales were found in Buck’s vehicle. The items field tested positive for methamphetamine.

Marcus Balthrope

Marcus Balthrope- On Aug. 29, Marcus Balthrope, 37, Chilhowee, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for a probation violation on an original class C felony driving while intoxicated-aggravated offender and a class D felony driving while revoked/suspended. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

The original charges stem from a traffic stop by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in May of 2013.

Cody Cooper

Cody Cooper- On Aug. 29, Cody Cooper, 28, Humansville, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class B misdemeanor property damage in the second degree. Cooper was placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after deputies were dispatched to a residence on SE Highway 54 in reference to a disturbance.

Upon arrival, a deputy made contact with Cooper. Cooper was very agitated and refused to follow the deputy’s orders. Cooper finally complied when the deputy pulled his county issued taser.

The victim stated she and Cooper had gotten into an argument and Cooper had been following her as she was trying to get away from him. Cooper had parked his truck and started to beat on it as he yelled at the residence where the victim was at.

Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Stealing in Collins

On Sept. 1, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SE 901 Road in reference to stealing. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Bryan Purtle. Purtle stated when he and his family came down to their trailer to go hunting, they noticed the back door of the trailer pried open. Purtle stated he noticed a small green toolbox, with tools in it, were missing, along with a red twin tank 110 volt air compressor and a camouflaged Barnett crossbow with a case. The estimated loss value is $700.

Property Damage in El Dorado Springs

On Aug. 27, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on Highway K in reference to property damage. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Melvin Carver. Carver stated he came to the residence to take care of yard work and noticed a door on the north side of the house was kicked in. Carver stated he did not notice anything missing except for light bulbs.

Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to these cases or any others to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to tips@scsomo.org.

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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office  News Release Aug. 19-26, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
 News Release Aug. 19-26, 2019

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made two arrests and took two reports during the week of Aug. 19-26, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Johnnie Adams

Johnnie Adams- On Aug. 20, Johnnie Adams, 41, Bolivar, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony endangering the welfare of a child creating a substantial risk-first degree. Adams was placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to the Subway Restaurant in Collins in regards to two suspicious people. Deputies arrived on scene and made contact with a male and female at the restaurant. The male, later identified as Johnnie Adams, stated that his truck broke down and they were waiting on a tow truck to get there. The deputy asked for his ID, which was in his truck. While the deputies were talking with the female, Adams went past his vehicle and fled into the nearby timber with his infant child.

A search of the surrounding area resulted in negative results.

At approximately 4 a.m. while a St. Clair County deputy was still patrolling the area, Adams gave himself up to the deputy. Adams still had the infant child with him. Adams was taken into custody without further incident.

Adams also had multiple warrants out of Benton County and a warrant out of Saline County.

Aaron Taylor

Aaron Taylor- On Aug. 19, Aaron Taylor, 27, Lowry City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class A misdemeanor driving while revoked/suspended-second or third offense. Taylor was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Taylor was driving. A record check showed Taylor to have a revoked license.

Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

Stolen Vehicle Out of El Dorado Springs

On August 24, a St. Clair County deputy took a report from Travis Berning, who stated his vehicle was stolen out of his driveway. Berning stated when he woke up Saturday morning his orange 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan was not in his driveway. He stated the keys were not left in the vehicle.

 

Burglary in Lowry City

On August 23, a deputy took a walk in report from Dale Atchison in regards to burglary that took place at his residence on NE Center Road.

Atchison stated a yellow DeWalt chop saw, a DeWalt ½” cordless drill, and a 5000 watt generator were stolen out of his shed. The estimated loss value was not known at the time of the report.

Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to these cases or any others to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to tips@scsomo.org.

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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office  News Release Aug. 12-19, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
 News Release Aug. 12-19, 2019

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made three arrests and took two reports during the week of Aug. 12-19, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Scott Greathouse

Scott Greathouse- On Aug. 17, Scott Greathouse, 20, Osceola, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Cedar County warrant charging him with failure to appear in court on an original misdemeanor charge. Bond is set at $225.50 cash only.

Courtney Sallis

Courtney Sallis- On Aug. 16, Courtney Sallis, 26, Blue Springs, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Texas County warrant charging her with failure to appear in court on a class A misdemeanor possession of marijuana/synthetic cannabinoid of 11-35 grams, a class B misdemeanor operating a motor vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner, and a class D misdemeanor no insurance. Bond is set at $1,000 cash or surety.

Elizabeth Ragle

Elizabeth Ragle- On Aug. 14, Elizabeth Ragle, 41, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failure to appear in court on an original class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

The original charge comes from a Mid Missouri Drug Task Force investigation in July of 2018.

Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Burglary in Roscoe

On Aug. 15, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SW Highway VV in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Tiffany Esser. Esser stated her mother in law heard someone in the house telling the dogs to shut up. The deputy entered and cleared the residence. No one was found inside. The deputy saw no signs of forced entry. The resident stated nothing damaged or missing.

Stolen Checks Out of Lowry City

On Aug. 14, a St. Clair County deputy took a report of stolen checks. Randal Caserta came into the Sheriff’s Office to report two checks of his were stolen. One was cashed at a Home Depot the other was not cashed at time of report.

A person of interest has been named. 

Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to these cases or any others to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to tips@scsomo.org.

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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office  News Release July 29-August 12, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
 News Release July 29-August 12, 2019

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made 19 arrests during the weeks of July 29-August 12, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Kaleb Roth

Kaleb Roth- On Aug. 9, Kaleb Roth, 23, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class A misdemeanor stealing. Bond is set at $1,000 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after an employee from Mike’s Wrecker Service reported a theft of services in March of 2019.

Richard Chambers

Richard Chambers- On Aug. 8, Richard Chambers, 60, Mountain Home, AR, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Chambers was driving for a traffic violation in February of 2019. While talking with Chambers, he consented to a search of the vehicle. During the search of the vehicle a glass pipe with a crystal like residue was located along with a plastic container. The glass pipe did field test positive for methamphetamine.

Kenneth Collins, Jr.

Kenneth Collins, Jr.- On Aug. 8, Kenneth Collins, Jr., 35, Lowry City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on multiple warrants for other jurisdictions. There are three from Henry County, one from Bates County, one from Benton County, one from Jackson County, and one from the Kansas City Police Department. There is no bond for the Benton County warrant.

Jared Elliott

Jared Elliott- On Aug. 8, Jared Elliott, 27, Bolivar, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class B misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. Elliott was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a residence on NE 301 Road in reference to a suspicious person. Upon arrival, the deputies spoke with Johnnie Carroll. Carroll stated a white male in a truck drove past his house and parked at Carroll’s shop.

Deputies made contact with the white male, late identified as Jared Elliott. The deputies could smell the strong odor of intoxicants come from Elliott’s person. Deputies asked Elliott if he had been drinking and he stated yes. The deputies took a preliminary breath test with a reading of 0.289% blood alcohol concentration. A breathalyzer test was administered at the St. Clair County Jail with the result of 0.296% blood alcohol concentration.

Rodney Garner

Rodney Garner- On Aug. 8, Rodney Garner, 50, DeFuniak Springs, FL, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failure to appear in court on an infraction charge of driver failing to secure a child less than 16 years old in a properly adjusted/fastened restraint. Bond is set at $10.

The original charge stems from a traffic stop by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Feb. of 2019.

Levi Dotson

Levi Dotson- On Aug. 7, Levi Dotson, 34, Springfield, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with failure to pay fines/costs on an unclassified misdemeanor driving while revoked/suspended- second or subsequent offense. Bond is set at $478.50 cash only.

The original charge stems from a traffic stop by a St. Clair County deputy in November of 2015.

Shane Magoon

Shane Magoon- On Aug. 7, Shane Magoon, 47, Lowry City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with an unclassified felony armed criminal action, a class E felony unlawful use of a weapon-exhibiting, a class D felony unlawful possession of a firearm, a class E resisting arrest/detention/stop by fleeing, and a class A misdemeanor assault in the fourth degree. This is a no bond warrant.

The warrant comes after a St. Clair County deputy was trying to pull over a vehicle for failure to yield on June 9, 2019. The vehicle finally stopped approximately one and a half miles east of Highway E and Highway A intersection.  Upon making contact with the subject, the deputy noticed a weapon. The subject allegedly reached for the weapon. The deputy drew his county issued service weapon and fired one shot at the subject. The subject was struck by the shot fired. The deputy was not injured.

Mark Michael

Mark Michael- On Aug. 6, Mark Michael, 59, Higginsville, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class E felony driving while intoxicated-persistent. Michael was placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy observed a vehicle sitting in the middle of Business 13 in Collins. The deputy activated his emergency lights and approached the vehicle. The deputy observed a half empty bottle of alcohol sitting in the passenger’s seat. While speaking with Michael, the deputy could smell the strong odor of intoxicants. A record check of the driver showed multiple previous driving while intoxicated convictions. Michael became very belligerent with the deputy and refused a portable breath test.

Crystal Beckmon

Crystal Beckmon- On Aug. 5, Crystal Beckmon, 37, Eldorado Springs, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Bond is set at $20,000 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after a vehicle that Beckmon was a passenger in, was pulled over for a traffic violation in April of 2018. During the conversation with a deputy, Beckmon removed a zip lock bag from her person and handed it to the deputy. The baggie contained marijuana residue and prescription pills. 

 

Ashley Ganneway

Ashley Ganneway- On Aug. 5, Ashley Ganneway, 33, Osceola, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Ganneway was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes from an investigation by the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force in August of 2019.

Tye Kempinger

Tye Kempinger- On Aug. 5, Tye Kempinger, 48, Kansas City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance, a class D felony unlawful possession of a firearm, and a class E felony unlawful use of a weapon-possess a weapon and a felony controlled substance. Bond is set at $15,000 cash or surety.

The warrant comes from an investigation by the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force in August of 2019.

 

Rachelle McKinney

Rachelle McKinney- On Aug. 5, Rachelle McKinney, 28, Springfield, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class B misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. McKinney was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to the southbound lanes of Highway 13 coming out of Henry County in regards to a motorist operating a vehicle in a careless manner. The motorist pulled over and stopped. The deputy made contact with the driver and could smell the odor of intoxicants coming from the vehicle. The deputy asked McKinney if she would submit to a preliminary breath test. She stated she would. The test resulted in a preliminary blood alcohol concentration of 0.200%. McKinney was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Clair County Jail. A deputy performed a breathalyzer test on McKinney with a result of 0.235% blood alcohol concentration.

Michael Mullen, Jr.

Michael Mullen, Jr.- On Aug. 5, Michael Mullen, Jr., 40, Urich, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a  Johnson County warrant for failure to appear in court on an original class D misdemeanor stealing. Bond is set at $400 cash only.

Darrell Warner

Darrell Warner- On Aug. 5, Darrell Warner, 37, Blue Springs, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a probation violation on an original class D felony non-support, total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under order of support. Bond is set at $2000 cash only.

 

James Honeycutt

James Honeycutt- On Aug. 4, James Honeycutt, 47, Bolivar, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class B misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. Honeycutt was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched northbound Highway 13 from Collins in reference to a careless driver. Deputies were able to get to the area and find a motorist swerving severely and almost striking other vehicles. The deputies were able to get the motorist to pull over and stop. When deputies approached the vehicle they could smell the odor of intoxicants. Honey cut was asked to perform a field sobriety test; he failed. A breathalyzer test resulted in a 0.237% blood alcohol concentration.

Richard Turner III

Richard Turner III- On Aug. 2, Richard Turner III, 49, Springfield, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Stone County warrant for failure to appear in court. This is a no bond warrant.

Brandon Mistler

Brandon Mistler- On July 30, Brandon Mistler, 22, Lowry City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Mistler was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office and the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force worked together to execute a search warrant on the residence where Mistler resides.

 

Angel Self

Angel Self- On July 30, Angel Self, 33, Lowry City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Self was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office and the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force worked together to execute a search warrant on the residence where Self resides. 

John Chiles, Jr.

John Chiles, Jr.- On July 29, John Chiles, Jr., 43, Deepwater, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class E felony domestic assault in the third degree. Bond is set at $15,000 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a residence on NE 1142 Private Road in reference to a domestic assault. Upon arrival, the deputies made contact with the victim. The victim stated that Chiles smacked her across the face. She filled out a request for prosecution.

 

Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to these cases or any others to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to tips@scsomo.org.

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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office  News Release July 15-29, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office  News Release July 15-29, 2019

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made 15 arrests and took two reports during the weeks of July 15-29, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Derek Masters

Derek Masters- On July 29, Derek Masters, 20, Walker, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with two counts of a class E felony passing bad check(s). Bond is set at $500 cash only.

Austin Ragle

Austin Ragle- On July 28, Austin Ragle, 42, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrants charging him with a class A misdemeanor violation of a child protection order-first offense and a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Total bond is set at $10,000 cash only.

The original charge comes after a St. Clair County deputy made contact with a car parked in a suspicious location during his patrol of the area in May of 2018. The deputy made contact with the driver, Ragle. During a record check of Ragle, it was found that he had an active warrant out of St. Clair County. After being asked if there was anything illegal in the car, Ragle admitted to there being a baggie of methamphetamine, a glass pipe, and a glass water bong. Ragle gave consent to the deputy to search the vehicle. During the search, the deputy recovered methamphetamine and the water bong, along with two handguns. The passenger admitted to breaking and tossing the glass pipe, but showed the deputy where it was at in the ditch.

Daryl Patterson

Daryl Patterson- On July 26, Daryl Patterson, 30, Independence, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class E felony non-support, total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under order of support. Bond is set at $2,500 cash or surety.

Celeste Sole

Celeste Sole- On July 26, Celeste Sole, 19, Osceola, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class E felony assault in the third degree. Sole was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a disturbance on the square in Osceola. Upon arrival, the deputies made contact with the female victim. She claimed Sole had punched her multiple times.

Heather Carpenter (file photo)

Heather Carpenter- On July 25, Heather Carpenter, 46, Appleton City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a warrant for failure to pay fines on two ordinance charges of failure to register vehicle and no insurance. Bond is set at $151 cash only.

The original charges were issued by the Osceola Police Department in April of 2019.

 

Casey Slaughter

Casey Slaughter- On July 25, Casey Slaughter, 35, Appleton City, was arrested on a class E felony receiving stolen property. Slaughter was placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a multiple agency investigation into some stolen property the Conservation property in Montrose.

Joshua Young

Joshua Young- On July 25, Joshua Young, 35, Appleton City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Young was placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies performed a search of Young’s residence as per part of his probation. During the search marijuana, a white crystal like substance and drug paraphernalia were located.

Garrett Murphy

Garrett Murphy- On July 23, Garrett Murphy, 24, Strafford, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance, a class E felony unlawful use of a weapon-possess weapon and a felony controlled substance, and a class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Murphy was driving for multiple equipment violations in March of 2019. After making contact with the driver, the deputy asked if there was anything illegal in the vehicle. Murphy did state he had a pistol on his person. The deputy had Murphy step out of the vehicle so that he could retrieve the weapon and secure for safety reasons. The deputy asked for and was denied consent to search the vehicle. The deputy informed Murphy he was going to have a K9 unit come to the scene. Murphy then handed the deputy a glass pipe from his jacket along with a zip lock bag with a crystal like substance.

Murphy then gave the deputy consent to search the vehicle. During the search of the vehicle the deputy recovered the marijuana, two syringes, another zip lock bag with a crystal like substance, a camouflage plastic container with a crystal like substance, and multiple rounds of ammo for the weapon.  The glass pipe did field test positive for methamphetamine.

Gloria Robinson

Gloria Robinson- On July 23, Gloria Robinson, 54, Springfield, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class E felony unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia-amphetamine or methamphetamine. Bond is set at $1,500 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after St. Clair County deputies performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Robinson was driving for a traffic violation. During the stop, deputies asked for consent to search the vehicle. Robinson denied consent. After contacting the K9 unit, the deputy approached the vehicle again. At this point, Robinson removed some marijuana from her person and admitted to having more in her purse. During the search of the vehicle, multiple prescription pills were located and syringes were located. Inside her purse a glass pipe was located. The glass pipe and syringes field tested positive for methamphetamine.

William Elliott

William Elliott- On July 20, William Elliott, 61, Osceola, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him four counts of a class B misdemeanor trespass in the first degree and a class A misdemeanor peace disturbance –second or subsequent offense. Bond is set at $3,500 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after Jon Belcher had reported to a St. Clair County deputy that Elliott had trespassed onto his property multiple times in a loud and obnoxious manner. The deputy made contact with Elliott at his place of residence and he did admit to walking across Belcher’s property.

Steven Collins

Steven Collins- On July 19, Steven Collins, 33, Lowry City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Henry County warrant charging him with failure to appear in court on a class E felony driving while revoked/suspended. Bond is set at $4,500.

Nancy Sander

Nancy Sander- On July 18, Nancy Sander, 64, Quincy, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for a class A felony murder in the first degree. This is a no bond charge.

The warrant comes after the continuing investigation into the Elizabeth Kilgore case. It was determined that Sander may have a prior knowledge to the murder/suicide that occurred on September 7, 2018.

Darrell Stevens Jr.

Darrell Stevens Jr.- On July 16, Darrell Stevens Jr., 40, Osceola, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class B felony driving while intoxicated-habitual. Stevens was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy observed Stevens driving a vehicle at a high rate of speed and struck a curb; coming to rest in a grassy lawn. The deputy made contact with Stevens. Stevens did admit to the deputy that he had drank a couple of beers and some liquor. Stevens refused to a breath test.

David Vanlue

David Vanlue- On July 16, David Vanlue, 30, Calhoun, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class A felony assault or attempted assault on a law enforcement officer in the first degree. This is a no bond charge.

The original charge comes from an investigation by the Lowry City Police Department in October of 2015.

Naomi Green

Naomi Green- On July 15, Naomi Green, 34, Blairstown, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a probation violation on original charges of a class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class B misdemeanor trespass in the first degree. Bond is set at $1,500 cash or surety.

The original charges come from when Damon was the passenger in the vehicle that was driven by Timmie Green in February of 2018. She admitted to the deputy that she had a baggie of methamphetamine stuffed into the crotch of her pants. The baggie was recovered at the St. Clair County Jail during a search of her person.

Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Osceola

On July 24, St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a residence on NW 101 Road in regards to people trespassing. Upon arrival, the deputies followed the reporting party down a farm road. When the deputies arrived, they noticed a GMC S-15 type pickup parked next to a commercial type orchard sprayer. A deputy did a record check on the registration tag and VIN of the truck. The truck came back as stolen out of St. Louis County Missouri. The deputies collected evidence from the scene.

Stealing in Collins

On July 23, a St. Clair County deputy took a report of stealing from Willard Kauffman. Kauffman stated someone got into his machine barn and stole two socket sets from his property on SE 1025 Road. Kauffman estimated to total loss value at $210.

Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to these cases or any others to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to tips@scsomo.org.

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