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K9 Iro locates two burglary suspects hiding in a wooded area after they fled from a residential burglary

Date:  May 23, 2019

DEPUTIES AND TROOPERS RESPOND TO COUNTY ROAD 230 RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY – K9 IRO FINDS BURGLARS HIDING IN NEARBY WOODS

Arrested person information:

Travis Rasmussen, 46, of Ashland, MO

Stacey Bailey, 35, of Ashland, MO

Narrative:

On May 23, 2019, the Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney charged Travis Rasmussen, 46, of Ashland, MO with Burglary 2nd, Tampering with a Victim, Stealing, and Unlawful Use of Drug Paraphernalia.  Rasmussen remains in-custody at the Callaway County Jail pending $10,000 bond.

On May 23, 2019, the Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney charged Stacey Bailey, 35, of Ashland, MO with Burglary 2nd, Tampering with a Motor Vehicle 1st, Stealing, and Unlawful Use of Drug Paraphernalia.  Bailey remains in-custody at the Callaway County Jail pending $15,000 bond.

The charges are the result of a burglary investigation conducted by the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, in the 3000 block of County Road 230 northeast of Millersburg on May 22, 2019.  On that date, at 1:09 PM, deputies and troopers responded to a residence for a burglary in progress.  Upon arrival, the suspects had fled the scene on foot.  A stolen vehicle from Columbia, MO was located at the burglary scene.  Sheriff’s Office K9 Iro was called out and responded to the scene.  K9 Iro subsequently located Rasmussen and Bailey hiding approximately a quarter-mile into the nearby woods.

The investigation is ongoing and further charges are possible.

*** 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 **