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Jamey Darren Roof

     A Baxter County man, 49 year old JAMEY DARREN ROOF, was arrested this afternoon on an outstanding warrant of arrest for Theft of Property following an investigation into the theft of a boat motor and stereo.  On November 13, 2013, a report was made to the Sheriff's Office indicating that a 2009 Yamaha 25 hp outboard motor was stolen from a river boat that was parked in a storage area on Rocky Ridge Rd. next to a vacant residence.  The motor had a value of $3,400.00.   A stereo was also reported at the same time to have been stolen from a ski boat parked adjacent to the river boat. 

     On November 22nd, the owner of a pawn shop in Mountain Home informed the Sheriff's Office that he had information about the stolen boat motor.  As a result of this communication and additional information provided by another person, JAMEY DARREN ROOF was developed as a suspect.  Sheriff's Investigators then obtained a warrant for the arrest of ROOF

     JAMEY DARREN ROOF was booked into the Detention Center this afternoon on a charge of:

Theft of Property - Class D Felony

     He was released from custody a short time later after posting $5,000.00 bond.  He will make an appearance in Circuit Court on December 12th.

/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff