Date: June 11, 2019
RURAL AREA DEPUTY PATROL NETS FUGITIVE WANTED FOR FELONY DRUG CHARGE
Arrested person information:
James Niederhelm, 42, of Holts Summit
On June 11, 2019, at approximately 1:40 PM, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies were patrolling State Road OO west of Holts Summit. During the patrol, the deputies spotted James Niederhelm, 42, of Holts Summit operating a vehicle in the 1500 block of State Road OO. Deputies knew Niederhelm was a wanted fugitive. On May 31, 2019, a felony warrant had been issued for Niederhelm’s arrest for failing to appear in Court – original charge; Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Deputies subsequently contacted Niederhelm and took him into custody. Niederhelm was transported to the Callaway County Jail where he later posted a $9,000 bond.
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NO FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE RELEASED AT THIS TIME.
End of media release.
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