3 face charges after burglary, narcotics investigation in Scott County

HAYWOOD CITY, Mo. (KBSI) – Three people face charges after a week-long burglary and narcotics investigation in Scott County.

Scott County sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported burglary on County Road 425 in Haywood City on May 11.

Geoffery Shaffar, 42. of Sikeston faces delivery of a controlled substance, burglary 2nd, stealing over $750 and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia charges.

Tyler Hinton, 33, of Sikeston faces delivery of a controlled substance, burglary 2nd, stealing over $750 and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia charges.

Olivia Freeman faces trafficking of a controlled substance 2nd, stealing over $750 and tampering with a motor vehicle charges.

Deputies found that Shaffar and Hinton had stolen numerous items from Big Red Salvage, according to the Scott County according to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies recovered multiple vehicle parts and household items were recovered during the investigation. Deputies found both Shaffar and Hinton and in possession of 87 grams of methamphetamine, according to the sheriff’s office.

On May 13, detectives with Scott County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 126 Stockton in Sikeston. after Shaffar and Hinton were arrested. Detectives also had information from Mississippi County Sheriff’s Office about a stolen truck possibly being on the property.

During the execution of the search warrant, detectives found three stolen vehicles, numerous power and hand tools, and 33 grams of methamphetamine, according to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office.

While processing the scene, Olivia Freeman of Sikeston drove onto the property in the stolen vehicle reported by Mississippi County Sheriff’s Office, according to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office. Freeman was also in possession numerous stolen items and had the key to the safe where the methamphetamine was located during the search, according to the sheriff’s office.

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