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Sheriff’s Office investigations result in numerous felony arrests for drugs, weapon, theft and sex offenses

Date:  May 4, 2020

SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATIONS RESULT IN NUMEROUS FELONY ARRESTS FOR DRUG, WEAPON, THEFT, AND SEX OFFENSES

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Arrested person information:

Quaid Johnson, 26, of Mexico, MO

Donna Davenport, 35, of Centralia, MO

Daniel Szalka, 54, of Columbia, MO

Kyle Reinsch, 30, of Auxvasse, MO

Grace Smith, 29, of Macon, MO

Leaha Summers, 38, of Holts Summit, MO

Timmothy Branch, 38, of Holts Summit, MO

Casandra Cox, 25, of Auxvasse, MO

Narrative:

On May 4, 2020, at approximately 1:38 AM, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a criminal investigation in the 3000 block of Gold Road in Kingdom City.  During the course of the investigation, several controlled substances – including methamphetaine – were discovered.  Donna Davenport, 35, of Centralia, MO was arrested for Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance and later released with summons for Court appearance.  Quaid Johnson, 26, of Mexico, MO was arrested for Felony Posssession of a Controlled Substance and later released with summons for Court appearance.

On May 2, 2020, at approximately 10:25 PM, a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputy conducted a criminal investigation northeast of Millersburg.  During the course of the investigation, methamphetamine was discovered.  Daniel Szalka, 54, of Columbia, MO was arrested for Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance (meth).  Szalka was transported to the Callaway County Jail where he later posted bond and was released pending Court appearance.

On May 2, 2020, at approximately 6:53 PM, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a criminal investigation involving a disturbance / weapons offense in the 5000 block of State Road E west of Auxvasse.  Kyle Reinsch, 30, of Auxvasse, MO was arrested and transported to the Callaway County Jail.  The Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney formally charged Reinsch with the felony offenses of Armed Criminal Action, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.  Reinsch later posted bond and was released pending Court appearance.

On May 2, 2020, at approximately 2:18 AM, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a criminal investigation on County Road 211 in Kingdom City.  During the course of the investigation, methamphetamine was discovered.  Grace Smith, 29, of Macon, MO was arrested for Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance (meth), in addition to a stealing offense.  Smith was transported to the Callaway County Jail where she later posted bond and was released pending Court appearance.

On May 1, 2020, at approximately 9:50 AM, a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputy conducted a criminal investigation in the 11000 block of County Road 391 outside of Holts Summit.  During the course of the investigation, methamphetamine was discovered.  Leaha Summers, 38, of Holts Summit, MO was arrested for Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance (meth).  Summers was later released with summons to appear in Court.

On April 29, 2020, a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputy conducted a criminal investigation involving a sex offender registration violation in the New Bloomfield area.  As a result of the investigation, Timmothy Branch, 38, of Holts Summit, MO was arrested for the felony offense of Fail to Register as a Sex Offender.  Branch was later released with summons to appear in Court.

On April 28, 2020, at approximately 8:41 AM, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies — with the assistance of Callaway County K9 Krieger — conducted a traffic stop investigation on William Woods Avenue in Fulton.  During the course of the investigation, methamphetamine was discovered.  Casandra Cox, 25, of Auxvasse, MO was arrested for Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance (meth).  Cox was transported to the Callaway County Jail where she later posted 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 **