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Two arrested in vehicle thefts
OSAGE BEACH – Two arrests have been made in a serious of vehicle break-ins and thefts.

Over the last several weeks, Osage Beach police officers have taken numerous reports of vehicle break-ins as well as stolen vehicles throughout the city.

Police recently recovered three of the alleged stolen vehicles.

During an extensive investigation into these vehicle thefts by the Criminal Investigations Unit, detectives were able to identify two suspects and obtained a search warrant for their residence at a Heron Bay apartment.

During the early morning hours of November 20, the Osage Beach Police Department (OBPD), assisted by the Missouri State Highway Patrol S.W.A.T. team, served the search warrant. According to the OBPD, multiple stolen items along with drugs were seized.

Jeffrey Ray Ford, 26, from Osage Beach, MO, was charged with Delivery of Controlled Substance Except 35 Grams or Less of Marijuana or Synthetic Cannabinoid, Fraudulent Use of Credit/Debit Device.

He is being held on $150,000 Cash or Surety Bond.

(Editor’s note: According to the court filing on this case, Ford’s address is listed as Carl Junction, MO)

Megan K Scott, 39, from Osage Beach, MO, was charged with Delivery of Controlled Substance Except 35 Grams or Less of Marijuana or Synthetic Cannabinoid.  She is also being held on $150,000 Cash or Surety Bond.

(Editor’s note: According to the court filing on this case, Scott’s address is listed as Joplin, MO)
 

One pound of meth leads to two arrests

OSAGE BEACH – Two people have been arrested and charged with trafficking drugs after a search warrant was served on November 15.

On Friday November 15, officers served a search warrant at Osage Village Inn Room 121.

According to the Osage Beach Police Department (OBPD) during the search, officers seized approximately one pound of methamphetamine, syringes, scales, nine cell phones, and pipes.

Shannon Chiarini, 34, from Linn Creek, MO and Brian Stogsdill, 42, from Mt Vernon, MO, were taken into custody.

(Editor’s note: Chiarini’s address in the court filing is listed as Eldon, MO.)

Chiarini was transported to the Camden County Jail and charged with Trafficking Drugs 2nd Degree. Bond was denied.

Due to outstanding Miller County warrants, Stogsdill was transported to Miller County Jail on those outstanding warrants and was charged with Trafficking Drugs 2nd Degree.

The Osage Beach Police Department was assisted by Lake Ozark Police Department, the Missouri State Highway Patrol, and Miller County Sheriff Department K9.

 

Man injured in rollover accident

LAKE OF THE OZARKS – A Lebanon man was injured last week in a rollover accident in Camden County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) on Wednesday, November 20 at 8:20 p.m. on Route JJ north of Rail Drive, a 2002 Saturn VUE, driven by Austin French, 19, of Lebanon, MO, was southbound when the vehicle ran off the right side of the road, overturned and struck an embankment.

French was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Springfield with moderate injuries. He was wearing a safety device. The vehicle was listed and totaled.

Earlier that same day in Miller County, a woman received moderate injuries after a collision with a Kenworth.

According to the MSHP, at 12:17 p.m. on Route 52, a 2009 Chevrolet Impala, driven by Donna Englemeyer, 54, of St, Elizabeth, MO, was eastbound when it traveled through the intersection of Route 17 and Route 52.

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Stolen car arrest

CAMDEN COUNTY – A Lake Ozark man has been arrested and charged with a vehicle theft.

Last Thursday (November 21) The Camden County Sheriff’s Office announced that on November 15 deputies responded to the area of Show Me Lane in Camdenton in reference to a stolen vehicle.

According to the victim, the vehicle had been stolen by a known person.

Later that evening deputies located the vehicle and the suspect at the Osage Beach Walmart. The subject was taken into custody without incident.

Nathan S Wilson, 36, of Lake Ozark, MO, was charged with 1st Degree Tampering with a Motor Vehicle. He remains at the Camden County Detention Center on a $5,000 cash or surety bond.

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