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Deputy arrests wanted fugitive outside of Fulton during traffic investigation

Date:  April 9, 2019

SHERIFF’S DEPUTY NABS WANTED COLUMBIA MAN ON 25K FELONY WARRANT

Arrested person information:

Johnny Stephens Sr., 38, of Columbia

Narrative:

On April 8, 2019, at approximately 7:09 PM, a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputy was in the area of County Road 304 and County Road 305 assisting with a traffic investigation.

During the course of the investigation, the deputy located Johnny Stephens Sr., 38, of Columbia.  It was determined Stephens was wanted in Boone County reference a felony warrant for violation of a court order.  A Boone County Circuit Judge had issued the warrant on March 19, 2019 and ordered Stephens held on $25,000.00 bond.

Stephens was arrested and transported to the Callaway County Jail where he remains in-custody.

NO FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE RELEASED AT THIS TIME.

End of media release.

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