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Callaway sheriff's deputies arrest Mexico men for warrants, drug possession

Callaway sheriff's deputies arrest Mexico men for warrants, drug possession

July 16th, 2014 in News

Two men from Mexico are facing charges after being pulled over by Callaway County Sheriff's Office at around 2:35 a.m. today.

Officers stopped David Carl Atterberry, 46, of Mexico in his white Chevrolet Blazer for failure to dim headlights. According to a sheriff's office press release, before the car could come to a stop, a passenger, Carl Wayne Atterberry, 24, of Mexico, fled the vehicle and led officers in a foot pursuit.

Police caught Carl Wayne Atterberry and allegedly discovered methamphetamine in his possession. He is facing charges of possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest for a felony as well as Audrain County warrant charges: second degree burglary, felony stealing and possession of drug paraphernalia. His bond is set at $36,000.

David Carl Atterberry already had a Fulton Police Department arrest warrant for operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. He is being charged with failure to dim headlights to oncoming traffic, driving while suspended and hindering prosecution of a felony in addition to the warrant charge.