March 3 – St. Clair County deputy arrested Brittany Lavers, 30, Rogersville, at the St. Clair County Courthouse on three Laclede County warrants for failing to appear in court on an original class D misdemeanor charge of driving while suspended, class C misdemeanor charge of exceeding the speed limit by 11-15 miles-per-hour, and an infraction of no seat belt. The warrants were issued on Feb. 22 and total bond is set at $625 cash only. The charges stem from a Missouri State Highway Patrol investigation on Jan. 12.
Eric Bell, 26, Osceola, was arrested on two St. Clair County warrants charging him with three felony counts and one misdemeanor count from St. Clair County Sheriff’s office investigations in July and August 2016.
Bell is charged with class B burglary-first degree and class A misdemeanor assault-third degree stemming from an investigation on July 31, 2016. Deputies took a report from Darrell Unruh in reference to Bell unlawfully entering a residence on SE 801 Rd, Collins. While inside the residence Bell assaulted Unruh.
Bell is also charged with class D felony resisting arrest by fleeing and class D felony driving while revoked stemming from an investigation on Aug. 23, 2016. A St. Clair County deputy witnessed a vehicle owned by Bell exit Pilot Travel Center and travel east on SE 1000 Rd, Collins. Witnesses reported Bell was in the driver’s seat. The deputy had previous knowledge Bell’s driving privileges were revoked. The deputy attempted to initiate a traffic stop on SE 1000 Rd and Bell refused to yield and increased his speed. During the incident, the deputy lost sight of Bell’s vehicle. Several other deputies from St. Clair and Hickory County also searched the area for the vehicle to no avail. Later the same day a deputy took a report concerning Bell’s vehicle located in a pasture near SE 1000 Rd and SE 1071 Rd.
The warrants were issued on March 2 and served at the St. Clair County Jail where Bell is in custody on non related charges. His total bond on these charges is set at $30,000 cash or surety.
Shane Stewart, 37, Jerrico Springs, was arrested on a St. Clair County no bond warrant charging him with failing to abide by a judge’s order. Stewart is originally charged with class B felony distribution/delivery/ manufacture/ produce a controlled substance, class C felony possession of a controlled substance, class C felony unlawful possession of a firearm, class D felony unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, and class A misdemeanor unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.
The charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s office investigation on Oct. 27, 2016 when a narcotics search warrant was executed at a camper located in Twin Oaks Harbor, Lowry City. During a search of the residence several items of contraband were located throughout the camper. Items included a crystalline substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine, several new plastic bags, and digital scales.
March 4 – Marvin Cox, 34, El Dorado Springs, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with failing to appear in court on an infraction of no seat belt. The warrant was issued on Jan. 18 and bond is set at $10 cash only. The original charge stems from a Missouri State Highway Patrol investigation on Aug. 2, 2016.
March 5 – St. Clair County deputy took a report of a stolen mail box on NE Hwy NN, Deepwater. Monte Rucker reported his mail box and post missing. The mail box was faded red on a pipe set in cement in an old milk can, The can’s bottom was rusted off of it. The value was estimated at $150.
March 6 – Flint Greer, 27, Humansville, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failing to appear in court on class D felony possession of a controlled substance, class E felony unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia-amphetamine or methamphetamine. Bond is set at $20,000 cash or surety. The warrant was issued on March 1.
The original charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation Feb. 8 when a deputy was dispatched to a call of a trespasser causing a disturbance at on SE 1074 Rd, Collins. Contact was made with Greer, who had driven to Pilot Travel Center, Collins. During the investigation a crystalline substance was located and field tested positive for methamphetamine. Several items of methamphetamine paraphernalia were also located
Ronald Noble, 47, Independence, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failing to appear in court on an original misdemeanor charge of non support. Bond is set at $2,500 cash only. The warrant was issued on Feb. 3.
Sheriff Keeler urges those with any information related to the location of these individuals to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to email@example.com.
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