This article is compiled from reports issued by the Pettis County Sheriff's Office.


Early Thursday morning, Saline County Dispatch advised the Pettis County Joint Communications they were in pursuit entering Pettis County southbound on US HWY 65. The vehicle was described as a black Chevrolet Silverado, travelling at a high rate of speed (excess of 100 MPH). Pettis County Deputies checked the area; however, the vehicle was no longer on HWY 65. Deputies located the vehicle near HWY EE and HWY J, and attempted to stop the vehicle. The vehicle began to flee from Deputies at a high rate of speed. Deputies pursued the vehicle from HWY J across US HWY 65 and down HWY D. The vehicle, still travelling at times in excess of 100 miles an hour, then travelled down Hughesville Road. The vehicle eventually wrecked into a ditch near a cornfield on Hughesville Road. The driver then fled on foot into the cornfield. The driver was taken into custody a short time later. A search of the Silverado was conducted and Deputies located methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, loose ammunition, and a loaded, chambered AR style rifle. The narcotics and rifle were seized as evidence. Jadin Lynne Shroyer, 21, of Marshall, who is currently on probation with Saline County for a 2022 charge of Driving While Intoxicated, was placed under arrest. Shroyer was then transported to the Bothwell Regional Health Center, where she passed a fit for confinement check. Shroyer was then transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was placed on a 24-hour hold. Shroyer was booked in on charges of Resisting Arrest by Fleeing (Creating a Substantial Risk to the Public), Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


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Tuesday evening, Deputies were dispatched to the 10000 block of NN Highway in Sweet Springs for a theft report. The reporting party stated that on the night of September 10th, a silver-colored van entered the property, and a white male exited the van, taking several items from the property. The total or estimated value of the items taken is about $1200. The suspect is described as a white male, bald, with a goatee, and wearing shorts, a t-shirt, and boots at the time of the theft. The report was passed on to detectives for further investigation. While there, Deputies contacted a suspect in the area. The male was arrested for an active warrant through the Warrensburg Police Department (Johnson County). Stephan Joseph Marcille (Joey), 32, of Centerview, was arrested for his Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, Failure to Register a Motor Vehicle, and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Marcille was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked, pending a cash only bond of $750.00.


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