Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made three arrests and took a report of a dog attack during the week of Feb. 19-23, 2018.

Warrant Arrests

Feb 21, Evette Wight, 36, Kansas City, was arrested on St. Clair County warrants charging her with a class A misdemeanor possession of up to 35 grams of marijuana, an unclassified misdemeanor of operating a motor vehicle without a valid license and an unclassified misdemeanor for no insurance. Total bond is set at $1,013.50 cash only.

     The charges come from the Missouri State Highway Patrol after a traffic stop on Dec. 18, 2016.


Feb. 20 -Colt Perry, 26, Clinton, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Pulaski County warrant charging him with a class D felony of property damage in the first degree. This is a no bond warrant.

Feb. 20 – Michael Allen, 41, Springfield, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class D felony unlawful possession of a firearm, a class E felony of driving while revoked, and a class D misdemeanor possession of marijuana/synthetic cannabinoid of 10 grams or less. Total bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety.

     The charges come after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on vehicle Allen was driving.

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.

Dog Attack in Appleton City

Feb. 21- a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to South Burdette Street in Appleton City regarding an animal complaint.

Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Aaron Mullen, who stated that two dogs killed one of their goats and injured another one. Mullen explained a white pit bull and a dark colored unknown type of dog, came onto their property, broke through the fence, and attacked their pygmy goats. As a result, one female died and another female was seriously injured. Mullen stated he did not know who owned the dogs.

While the deputy was looking at the goats, the deputy was handed a cell phone and he spoke to Rebecca Mullen. She stated that she is the owner of the goats and would fill out a request for prosecution if needed.

  Rebecca Mullen stated she estimated the death of one animal and the injury to the other could cost approximately $400 to replace.

The deputy explained to the Mullen’s, that St. Clair County Sheriff’s office would take the initial report and then forward the incident to the Appleton City Police Department for further investigation.

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

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