KINGDOM CITY, Mo. — A Fulton woman was arrested Friday on drug charges, according to the Callaway County Sheriff's Office.
At 2:29 p.m., deputies were patrolling the Kingdom City area and stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Jade Road. During the course of the traffic stop investigation, a vehicle passenger was identified as Ashley Braswell, 29, of Fulton.
Deputies determined Braswell was in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
Braswell was taken to the Callaway County Jail for booking and processing. The Callaway County orosecuting attorney charged Braswell for pelony possession of a controlled substance (meth) and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Braswell is being held on a court-set bond of $5,000.
Also on Friday at 12:35 a.m., Callaway County deputies were patrolling the Moore's Mill Conservation Area, to include County Road 139, in the Calwood area. During the patrol, deputies observed a motorcycle in the adjacent Auxvasse Creek. Deputies observed Stacy Moore, 47, of Williamsburg, laying in the creek bed a short distance from the motorcycle.
As deputies continued their investigation, they determined the motorcycle had been entered as stolen by the Osage County Sheriff's Office. Furthermore, it was determined Moore was a wanted fugitive in Lincoln County for felony — criminal non-support.
Moore was arrested and transported to the Callaway County Jail for booking/processing. Later on this date, the Callaway County prosecuting attorney charged Moore with felony tampering with a motor vehicle. Moore is being held on court set bonds of $4,500 (Callaway County) and $2,500 (Lincoln County).
The Callaway County Sheriff and his staff continue to work with other law enforcement agencies and community partners to curb criminal activity throughout the county. Drug abuse is often the catalyst of many other crimes, such as burglary and stealing offenses in rural areas of the county. Residents are reminded they can anonymously report criminal activity to Crimestopper's at 573-592-2474 or at callawaysheriff.org.