Date: November 23, 2016
Arrested person information:
Wendell Steward, 19, of Fulton
PENDING —- Lorenzo Kemp, 18, of Fulton
PENDING —– 16 year old juvenile, of Fulton
Reporting officer: Lt. Clay Chism
On November 21, 2016 at 12:28 p.m., Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies were notified of a home invasion / robbery that occurred in the 5000 block of Red Maple Lane just south of Fulton. One of the robbery victims had been taken by personal vehicle to the nearby Fulton Medical Center for moderate injuries sustained during the robbery. The victim has since been released from the hospital.
Throughout the afternoon, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies, with the assistance of Fulton Police Department officers, investigated leads and determined that three black male suspects had committed the home invasion / robbery. At 3:21 p.m., Fulton Police Department officers located one of the suspects, Wendell Steward, 19, of Fulton near the Carver Park in Fulton. Steward was arrested at 3:21 p.m. and transported to the Sheriff’s Office where he was placed in the Callaway County Jail.
On November 22, 2016, the Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney charged Steward with several felony crimes, to include, Robbery 1st, Burglary 1st, and Armed Criminal Action. Complete details of the charges can be accessed via Case.net, a public resource. Steward remains incarcerated without bond.
On November 23, 2016, the Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney charged Lorenzo Kemp, 18, of Fulton with several felony crimes, to include, Robbery 1st, Burglary 1st, and Armed Criminal Action. Complete details of the charges can be accessed via Case.ent, a public resource. Kemp remains OUTSTANDING and is believed to be in the Fulton or Columbia area. Information pertaining to Kemp’s whereabouts can be directed anonymously to Crimestopper’s at 573-592-2474 or to the Sheriff’s Office website at www.callawaysheriff.org.
The third suspect in the matter has been identified as a 16 year old male from Fulton. Due to the third suspect being a juvenile, no further information can be released. Law enforcement and juvenile authorities are working to locate the juvenile who too remains OUTSTANDING.
No further information will be released at this time.
** All suspects are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law **