Jan. 14, Jessie Sorrell, 30, Blackwell, OK, arrested on a felony St. Clair County probation violation warrant. Warrant issued on Nov. 27, 2013. In September 2012 Sorrell plead guilty to class D felony charge of sexual misconduct or attempt with a child under 15 years old. He was sentenced to four years in the Missouri Department of Corrections. Execution of sentence suspended and Sorrell was placed on five years supervised probation. Charge stemmed from an incident in January 2009. Sorrell is being held with no bond and is scheduled for a court appearance on Feb. 3.
Brent Stapp, 41, Springfield, arrested on an outstanding St. Clair County warrant for failing to appear in court on a misdemeanor charge of passing bad checks. Warrant issued on Jan. 8 and stemmed from an incident in July 2011. Bond set at $500 cash only and a court date of Feb. 7 given.
Amanda L Couffer, 30, Lowry City, arrested in St. Clair County on nine outstanding misdemeanor warrants from the Harrisonville Police Department for contempt of court. Total bond set at $805 cash only and a court date of March 5 given.
Jan. 16, Steven Wilcox, 42, and Shawna Kalberloh, 42, both of Lowry City, were arrested on felony drug charges. Jan 17 arrest warrants were issued charging Wilcox with a class B felony of distributing, delivering, manufacturing, producing a controlled substance. His bond is set at $25,000 cash or surety. Kalberloh was charged with a class C felony of possessing a controlled substance. Her bond was set at $10,000 cash or surety.
St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office deputies along with members of the Mid Missouri Multi Jurisdictional Drug Task Force made the arrests following an investigation at a residence Wilcox and Kalberloh were staying at on NE 700 Rd, Lowry City. Wilcox and Kalberloh were found to be in possession of methamphetamines and drug paraphernalia. Wilcox was found to be in possession of multiple items related to sales of methamphetamines.
In a separate incident on Jan. 16, law enforcement officials conducting a drug investigation at a residence on NE 364 Rad, Osceola, made contact with Chad McFarland, 42, and Megan Shields, 25, both of Independence. Investigation revealed McFarland and Shields to be in possession of methamphetamines. A check of the individuals revealed both had outstanding warrants from other counties.
Jan. 17, formal charges were filed with the St. Clair County Court charging McFarland and Shields with a class C felony of possessing a controlled substance. Bonds are set at $10,000 cash or surety.
Jan. 17, Jeremy Hernandez, 21, Collins, charged with a class A misdemeanor of resisting/interfering with arrest, detention or stop. Charge stems from an incident on Jan. 16 when a deputy responded to an alleged domestic at a residence on SE 777 Private Rd. Hernandez was told to leave the residence and refused. He was placed under arrest and continued to disobey the orders given by the deputy. He attempted to headbutt a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper that was on scene to assist. Hernandez was tased by a deputy to get him to comply with law enforcement. He was detained at the St. Clair County jail on a investigational hold and released after a criminal summons was issued with a court date of Feb. 7.
Jan. 17, Jonathan Mullen, 31, Urich, arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for class C felony passing bad checks-$500 or more and no account/insufficient funds. Bond set at $300 cash or $10,000 surety and a court date of Feb. 21 given.