MISSOURI MAN ARRESTED ON VEHICLE THEFT CHARGE

06/14/2016



Brandon M. Mays

    

     A 31 year old Mountain Vernon, Missouri man, BRANDON MONTGOMERY MAYS, was arrested and booked into the Baxter County Detention Center on June 10th on charges related to the theft of a motor vehicle and other items that was reported to the Sheriff’s Office on May 15th.

     The vehicle, a 2012 Dodge Charger, was stolen from a residence on Baxter CR 276 in the Lakeview area.  There was a lock box inside the vehicle containing a gold piece and gold jewelry valued at approximately $4,000, as well as prescription medications belonging to the victim.

    A suspect was developed after Sheriff’s Investigators learned that some of the jewelry had been pawned at a pawn shop in Springfield, Missouri on May 16th, and a bench warrant was then obtained. BRANDON MAYS was later arrested in Lawrence County, Missouri and extradited to Baxter County on June 10th.  The stolen 2012 Dodge Charger has not been found as of this time.

     BRANDON MAYS is charged with:

Theft of Property (2 counts) – Felonies
Controlled Substances – Fraudulent Practices – Felony

     He is being held in lieu of $25,000 bond, and he will appear in the Circuit Court to answer on June 23rd.

/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff

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