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Holts Summit traffic stop leads to arrest of a female fugitive for Heroin distribution and a male for heroin possession

Date:  October 12, 2018

SHERIFF’S OFFICE PATROL OF HOLTS SUMMIT LEADS TO HEROIN AND FUGITIVE ARRESTS

Arrested person information:

Louis Richmond, 37, of Jefferson City

Danielle Scott, 31, of Jefferson City

 

Narrative:

On October 12, 2018 at 12:46 PM, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies were proactively patrolling the Holts Summit area.  During the proactive patrol, a deputy stopped a vehicle driven by Louis Richmond, 37, of Jefferson City near the US Highway 54 – State Road AA/OO interchange in Holts Summit for a traffic violation.  A vehicle passenger was identified as Danielle Scott, 31, of Jefferson City.

During the traffic stop investigation, both Scott and Richmond were found to be in possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia.  Furthermore, Scott was found to be a wanted fugitive in Cole County for felony drug charges.  Both were arrested.

Scott remains in-custody at the Callaway County Jail for Felony Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Heroin) and the Cole County felony drug warrant.  Scott is being held without bond, per the Cole County warrant.

Richmond was booked/processed for Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Richmond posted a *court set* bond of $4,500.00 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.   It is well-known that drug abuse is the catalyst of many other crimes, such as burglary and stealing offenses in rural areas of the county.  Citizens are reminded they can anonymously report criminal activity to Crimestopper’s at 573-592-2474 or online at www.callawaysheriff.org. ***

The investigation is ongoing and further arrests / charges are possible.

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 **