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Prescription Take Back

The Northeast Missouri Narcotics Task Force is holding prescription take-back events at Canton, Hannibal, Monroe City and Shelbina during the month of April.  For more information, please see the flyer.

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Arrest

On April 1, 2019, the Lewis County Sheriff's Office arrested Steven A. Clay, age 43, of La Grange, Missouri on one count of driving without a valid license, a class E felony.  Clay was stopped for a minor traffic violation on Highway 16 between Canton and Monticello.  Upon further investigation, the deputy discovered Mr. Clay had more than 20 prior driving violations.

Clay remains lodged in the Lewis County Jail in lieu of a $10,000 cash only bond.

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Theft Arrest

On March 29, 2019, the Lewis County Sheriff's Office arrested Michael D Anthony, age 46, of Hurdland, Missouri on one count of stealing, a class A misdemeanor and one count of trespass-2nd degree, an infraction.  This arrest stemmed from an investigation into a report of theft from the Heartland Truck Shop located south of La Belle, Missouri

Anthony remains lodged in the Lewis County Jail in lieu of a $1,000 cash only bond.

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Narcotics Arrest

On March 27, 2019, the Lewis County Sheriff's Office was called to La Belle, Missouri  for a domestic disturbance.  Upon investigation, Jaime M. Kessler, age 33, of La Belle, Missouri was arrested on one count of domestic assault - 4th degree, a class A misdemeanor, and one count possession of a controlled substance, namely methamphetamine, a class D felony.

Kessler remains lodged in the Lewis County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash only bond.

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Burglary Arrest

On March 21, 2019, members of the Lewis County Sheriff's Office arrested Tyler R. Bartz, age 32, of Canton, Missouri on an outstanding Lewis County warrant.  He is charged with one count of burglary- 2nd degree, a class D felony.   He is alleged to have stolen chain saws from a shed in rural Canton, Missouri.

Mr. Bartz remains in the Lewis County Jail in lieu of a $10,000.00 cash only bond.

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Outstanding Warrant Arrest

On March 24, 2019, members of the Lewis County Sheriff's Office arrested Rickey D. Walton on an outstanding warrant for Lewis County.  The charge was for one count of non-support, a class E felony. 

Mr. Walton was released from the Lewis County Jail on his own recognizance.

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Medicare/Medicaid Fraud

Sheriff's Office asks that citizens be aware of a phone scam involving Medicare or Medicaid.  The scammer calls advising they can provide free knee braces or back braces.  They then ask for personal identifiers.  The scammer then bills Medicare or Medicaid.  The scammers then have braces delivered to the home.  Citizens are reminded to never give out personal information over the phone.  In general, government entities will conduct most business by mail.

Trespass Arrests

On February 2, 2019, members of the Lewis County Sheriff's Office located two subjects trespassing at the old Prairie View rest home on Lewis County property near Lewistown, Missouri.  Both James Murry, age 34, of Canton, Missouri and Larissa Roberts, age 26, of Barry, Illinois received summonses to appear for trespassing in the 1st degree.  They were released at the scene.

The public is reminded that this old nursing home, located west of the Lewis County Fairgrounds, is off limits to the public.  The property has been boarded and is dangerous to enter.  Anyone located in or on the property will be subject to arrest.

Narcotics Arrest

On February 3, 2019, members of the Lewis County Sheriff's Office arrested Amanda M. Blake, age 35, of Kirksville, Missouri and Christopher Lake, age 34, of La Plata, Missouri.  Officers were checking on a stranded motorist near State Highway 6 and Evergreen east of Lewistown.  They then discovered Blake & Lake to be in possession of a controlled substance.  Miss Blake and Mr. Lake were both charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance, namely methamphetamine, a class D felony.

Both remain lodged in the Lewis County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash only bond each.

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Felony DWI Arrest

On February 2, 2019, the Lewis County Sheriff's Office arrested Nicholas B. Wolf, age 40, of Taylor, Missouri for felony driving while intoxicated.  While on patrol on US Highway 61, a deputy observed several traffic violations.  After further investigation, the deputy arrested Mr. Wolf for DWI.  Mr. Wolf has two prior convictions for DWI as well.

Wolf remains lodged in the Lewis County Jail in lieu of a $10,000 cash only bond.

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