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Deputies arrest two for methamphetamine and weapon violations after traffic stop in Williamsburg

Date:  December 15, 2018

SHERIFF’S OFFICE PATROL OF WILLIAMSBURG RESULTS IN TWO FELONY ARRESTS FOR METH POSSESSION AND FIREARMS VIOLATIONS

Arrested person information:

Eric Marshall, 40, of Curryville, MO

Taylor Turkington, 25, of Elsberry, MO

Narrative:

On December 15, 2018, at 2:54 p.m., Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies were proactively patrolling the Williamsburg area.  During the patrol, deputies conducted an investigative traffic stop in the 10000 block of Old Highway 40 in Williamsburg.

During the traffic stop investigation, deputies found Eric Marshall, 40, of Curryville and Taylor Turkington, 25, of Elsberry to be in possession of methamphetamine, controlled substances (various pills), and items related to the use of methamphetamine.  Multiple firearms were also discovered in the vehicle.

Marshall was arrested for Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance (four counts), Felony Unlawful Use of a Weapon (two counts), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and traffic offenses.  Marshall is being held in the Callaway County Jail on a *court set* bond of $28,500.00.

Turkington was arrested for Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Turkington is being held on a *court set* bond of $4,500.00.

Deputies were assisted by the Missouri Department of Conservation.

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 **