Police Beat for Tuesday, January 8th, 2013A 34-year-old rural Brownstown woman was arrested on multiple drug charges following a traffic stop by Central City Police Monday night. Amanda White was taken to the Marion County Jail for possession of methamphetamine, possession of meth precursors, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving on a suspended license. Central City Police Chief Mike Berger reports a coffee filter was found in White's car that tested positive for meth. In addition, pill packs and Coleman fuel was recovered along with an ink pen converted to ingest drugs.
35-year-old Micah True of South Franklin in Salem remained in the Marion County Jail Tuesday morning after being arrested by Centralia Police for alleged driving under the influence.
61-year-old Melinda Shumaker of Laclede Road in Odin was arrested by Salem Police on Monday at the Salem Wal-mart store for felony retail theft.
Two others remained in jail Tuesday morning on outstanding warrants. 23-year-old Jerrod Hunt of Pearl Street in Sandoval turned himself in on an outstanding Clinton County felony warrant. 27-year-old Jacob Heern of South Maple in Centralia was arrested by sheriff's deputies on an outstanding misdemeanor warrant.
43-year-old Darren Spear of Jefferson Avenue in Sandoval posted $1,500 bond after being arrested by Junction City Police on an outstanding Clinton County warrant.
The Marion County Sheriff's Department is investigating the theft of a safety deposit box taken from a vehicle owned by James Dowd of U.S. 50 in Salem. Dowd is not certain when the box was taken. It contained personal identification items and pictures.
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