Burglary Investigation Leads to One Arrest in Johnson County
Authorities in Johnson County, MO recently arrested a 37-year old man on several charges after responding to a burglary in Holden.
A press release from the Johnson Co. Sheriff's office indicates that in the early morning hours of July 12, deputies attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle near 2nd Street and Market in Holden.
The driver of the vehicle reportedly failed to yield and deputies lost sight of the vehicle.
A short time later, deputies and Holden Police were advised of a burglary in progress in the 1200 block of S. Lexington Street in Holden. Authorities made contact with 37-year old Darrell W. Vinson, of Carl Junction, MO.
Vinson was arrested for 3 outstanding warrants from Jasper County for probation violation on original charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Tampering with a Motor Vehicle, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. Each warrant carried a bond of $10,000. In addition, Vinson was issued 6 summons for various traffic violations during the pursuit.
During the investigation it was learned that Vinson assaulted a Holden resident in the 800 block of S. Lexington and forced him to drive to an ATM and withdrawal money.
The Holden Police Department is investigating the burglaries and robbery incidents.