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New Bloomfield man arrested for assault

Date:  May 16, 2017

Arrested person information: 

Shawn Figard, 42, of New Bloomfield

Reporting officer:  Sheriff Clay Chism

Narrative: 

On May 16, 2017, the Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney charged Shawn Figard, 42, of New Bloomfield with Felony Assault in the 3rd degree.  Figard remains incarcerated in the Callaway County Jail on NO BOND, per judge’s order.

On May 15, 2017 at 3:56 p.m., Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a disturbance in progress, reportedly involving weapons, in the 1900 block of Trinity Lane near New Bloomfield.  Figard was identified as the suspect at the time of call.  While deputies were responding to the scene, Figard fled the offense location.

Soon after, Figard was located and detained in Holts Summit by the Holts Summit Police Department.  Figard was released to the custody of county deputies and later transferred to the Callaway County Jail.

The assault victim received moderate injuries in the assault and was treated / released from a local medical facility.

The investigation is ongoing and NO FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE RELEASED AT THIS TIME.

End of press release.

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

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