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Deputies continue to make arrests for felony theft, drugs and sex offense related crimes during rural patrols

Date:  April 28, 2020

DEPUTIES CONTINUE TO MAKE FELONY THEFT, DRUG, AND SEX OFFENSE RELATED ARRESTS DURING RURAL AREA PATROLS AND INVESTIGATIONS

Arrested person information:

Mia Chitwood, 18, of Warrenton, MO

Linda Foster, 34, of Middletown, MO

William Harvey, 58, of New Bloomfield, MO

Kristan Connors, 50, of Columbia, MO

John Belisle, 41, of Fulton, MO

William Atterberry, 28, of Mexico, MO

Narrative:                                              

On April 27, 2020, at approximately 10:51 PM, a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office K9 unit was proactively patrolling the Portland area.  During the proactive patrol, the K9 unit stopped a vehicle in the area of County Road 461 reference a traffic violation.  Subsequently, a felony controlled substance was recovered.  Mia Chitwood, 18, of Warrenton, MO was arrested and transported to the Callaway County Jail.  Chitwood remains in-custody pending a Court bond setting.

On April 27, 2020, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a criminal investigation in the Fulton area.  As a result of the investigation; Linda Foster, 34, of Middletown, MO was arrested for Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance and Felony Tampering with a Victim.  Foster was transported to the Callaway County Jail where she remains in-custody pending a court-set bond of $10,000.

On April 27, 2020, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a criminal investigation in the New Blooomfield and Kingdom City areas involving a sex offender registration violation.  Subsequently, William Harvey, 58, of New Bloomfield, MO was arrested for Fail to Register as a Sex Offender (felony offense).  Harvey was released with summons for Court appearance.

On April 26, 2020, at approximately 11:55 AM, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a criminal investigation on County Road 428 west of State Road CC in the Steeedman area.  During the course of the investigation, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were located.  Kristan Connors, 50, of Columbia, MO was arrested for Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance (meth).  Connors was released with summons for Court appearance.

On April 23, 2020, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a criminal investigation involving a sex offender registration violation in the Fulton area.  Subsequently, John Belisle, 41, of Fulton, MO was arrested for Fail to Register as a Sex Offender (felony offense).  Belisle was released with summons for Court appearance.

On April 23, 2020, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies, with the assistance of the Auxvasse Police Department, conducted a criminal investigation along Old Highway 54 north of Auxvasse.  During the course of the investigation; William Atterberry, 28, of Mexico, MO was arrested reference an ongoing investigation.  Atterberry was transported to the Callaway County Jail where he was booked/processed for Felony Stealing in addition to other misdemeanor offenses.  Atterberry later posted a court-set $3,500 bond and was released pending Court appearance.

*** 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. ***

End of media release.

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