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Deputies arrest Steedman fugitive for warrants of methamphetamine possession and parole violation and a Auxvasse female for Tampering 1st

Date:  June 24, 2019

RURAL AREA WEEKEND PATROLS NET PAROLE VIOLATION/METH POSSESSION AND STOLEN VEHICLE RELATED ARRESTS NEAR STEEDMAN AND AUXVASSE

Arrested person information:

Kenneth Allen, 28, of Steedman

Mary Cooke, 26, Auxvasse

Narrative:

On June 22, 2019, at approximately 10:59 PM, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a suspicious activity investigation on State Road CC near Steedman.  During the course of the investigation, deputies located Kenneth Allen, 28, of Steedman.  Allen was a wanted fugitive; wanted by Osage County authorities for Possession of Methamphetamine and by the Missouri Department of Corrections for Parole Violation.  Allen was arrested and transported to the Callaway County Jail where he is being held without bond.

On June 23, 2019, at approximately 3:48 AM, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a suspicious activity investigation along County Road 262 west of Auxvasse.  During the course of the investigation, deputies recovered stolen vehicles from Columbia, MO and Macon County, MO.  Deputies subsequently arrested Mary Cooke, 26, of Auxvasse for Tampering with a Motor Vehicle 1st.  Cooke remains incarcerated in the Callaway County Jail pending $4,500 bond.

*** The Callaway County Sheriff and his staff continue to work with other law enforcement agencies and community partners to curb criminal activity throughout the county.   Citizens are reminded they can anonymously report criminal activity to Crimestopper’s at 573-592-2474 or online at www.callawaysheriff.org. ***

NO FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE RELEASED AT THIS TIME.

End of media release.

** All suspects are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law **