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Drug sweep in Texas County arrests almost 40 people on 70 warrants (suspects named)

Arrests cap three year investigation and grand jury indictments

August 23, 2012|by Joe Daues, KSPR News

HOUSTON, Mo. -- Officers arrested 38 people in Texas County on Thursday on a variety of drug charges.  The sweep began early in the morning and involved sheriff's deputies, local police and the highway patrol.

This drug sweep was the result of a Texas County grand jury that handed up the indictments after a three-year investigation organized by the South Central Drug Task Force. Texas County Sheriff's Dept. Lt. Melissa Dunn described the process of the suspects being located, arrested, processed and booked as one of the best joint efforts seen in a decade in Texas County. As officers delivered the suspects, they were run through a series of processing and booking procedures.  Dunn says, after the sweep was concluded, the head count of the Texas County Jail was at 95 inmates. List of those arrested and their charges: 

  • Jerry W Bolden, age 61, Houston   Dist. of a Cont Sub   x 2
  • Christina M Villarreal, age 24, Houston Dist of a Cont Sub
  • Theresa Villarreal, age 44, Houston Dist of a Cont Sub x 2
  • Evelyn Klein, age 38, Bucyrus, Dist of a Cont Sub x 2
  • Karen Katzman, age 57, Licking, Dist of a Cont Sub 
  • Cassadie Washburn, age 20, Houston, Dist of a Cont Sub 
  • Jennifer Royal, age 24, Licking, Dist of a Cont Sub x 4
  • Wendy Sullins, age 33, Licking, Dist of a Cont Sub x 2
  • Carrie Stafford, age 33, Mtn Grove, Dist of a Cont Sub
  • Greg Vestal, age 25, Licking, Dist of a Cont Sub x 3 
  • Tim Stewart, age 29, Norwood, Dist of a Cont Sub 
  • Michael Wilder, age 48, Licking, Dist of a Cont Sub x 2 
  • James Wakenight, age 32, Bucyrus, Dist of a Cont Sub  
  • Candice Mitchell, age 40, Raymondville, Dist of a Cont Sub
  • Dawn Lord, age 33, Licking, Dist of a Cont Sub x 7 
  • James Reid, age 64, Cabool, Dist of a Cont Sub   
  • Michael Sullins, age 41, Licking, Dist of a Cont Sub  
  • William Keller, age 27, Bucyrus, Dist of a Cont Sub x 2 
  • Christine White, age 44, Raymondville, Dist of a Cont Sub
  • Jesse Houston, age 25, Bucyrus, Dist of a Cont Sub  
  • Thomas McGuire, age 50, Raymondville, Dist of a Cont Sub x 2
  • Christopher Mitchell, 30, Mtn Grove, Dist of a Cont Sub x 3 
  • Craig Porter, 43, Edgar Springs, Dist of a Cont Sub
  • Arthur Huffman, 35, Cabool, Dist not more than 5 grams of marijuana
  • Robert Korbus, 52, Licking, Dist of a Cont Sub, Poss of a Cont Sub, Unlawful use of Drug paraphernalia.
  • James J Woolsey, 22, Summersville, Dist of a Cont Sub
  • Brandon Duneske, 34, Licking, Dist of a Cont Sub x 2  
  • Jo Anne Korbus, 55, Licking, Dist of a Cont Sub, Poss of a Cont Sub, Unlawful use of Drug paraphernalia. 
  • Hal Wallace, 39, Cabool, Dist of a Cont Sub x 2  
  • Deeann Morris, 31, Licking, Dist of a Cont Sub x 4 
  • Robin Shelton, 30, Cabool, Dist of a Cont Sub 
  • Dalton Backues, 21, Licking, Dist of a Cont Sub x 4  
  • Matthew Young, 31, Houston, Dist of a Cont Sub x 2 
  • Douglas Reeves, 39, Licking, Dist of a Cont Sub  
  • Christina Brotherton, 41, Licking, Dist of a Cont Sub
  • Jeff Mabrey, 41, Houston, Dist of a Cont Sub 
  • Jessica Brown, 28, Mtn Grove, Dist of a Cont Sub 
  • Tim Sullins, 32, Licking, Outstanding felony traffic warrants in Texas & Wright counties
 The defendants are scheduled to go in front of a circuit judge on Sept 8.

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