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Peculiar MO man arrested for Burglary in Deerfield


During the evening of May 21st, Vernon County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a report of a suspicious person in the area of Walnut Street in Deerfield, MO. According to Sheriff's Office Official's, while searching the area, deputies noticed a window broken out of a local business.    


Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher said that while Deputies were speaking to the business representative, (who identified items missing from the business), they received another call of a suspicious person near the post office.  Deputies responded to the area and made contact with 38 year old Jeffery Carter.  During the investigation, Deputies located items, described by the owner, in Carter's possession.


On 5-22-2022, the Courts issued a warrant charging Carter with 2nd Degree Burglary, Stealing and 2nd Degree Property Damage. Carter is currently being held at the Vernon County Jail on a $25,000 cash only bond.


Sheriff Mosher said he was glad the Deputies were able to locate the broken window and the missing items taken from the business.