Sheriff’s deputies make felony drug, warrant arrests; recover pick-up truck stolen from Morrison

Several warrant and felony drug arrests occurring over the past month were reported this week by Gasconade County Sheriff John Romanus and one stolen vehicle was recovered.

On Saturday, June 16, Sheriff’s deputies responding to the Rolling Home Park near Owensville for a report of a domestic disturbance took Philip Fieser into custody on an outstanding warrant out of Franklin County for driving while suspended. Fieser was transported to Owensville Police Department, booked and released with a court date after posting bond.

On June 14, Sheriff’s deputies and members of the Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group (LANEG) responded to the 3500 block of Peacefull Valley Road near Owensville where they took David Luecke into custody on an outstanding Maries County warrant alleging possession of dangerous drugs.  Luecke was transported to the Maries County Jail.

Deputies responding June 6 to the 1100 block of Highway 100 West near Morrison received a report of a pickup truck being stolen along with other items. Gasconade County deputies and Montgomery County Sheriff’s personnel working in conjunction were able to locate the stolen pick-up truck in Montgomery County, according to Romanus. “The individual who was in possession of the truck was arrested for tampering with a motor vehicle in Montgomery County,” Romanus said in a press release. “The truck was returned to the owner.”

On June 5, deputies conducted a traffic stop near Owensville on Highway 19 South.  where the driver of the vehicle, identified as Corey Stovall, was arrested for the alleged possession of methamphetamine.  A passenger, Amanda Christopher, was also arrested on an outstanding warrant alleging driving while intoxicated. Stovall and Christopher where transported to the Crawford County Jail pending formal charges.

On May 20, deputies contacted Michael Koelling in the 100 block of Bohemian Highway south of Owensville and learned he had an outstanding felony warrant.  Koelling was taken into custody on warrants alleging the class E felony domestic assault and a class A misdemeanor for domestic assault. Koelling was taken to the Owensville Police Department where he was booked on the warrants. Koelling posted bond, was given a court date to appear before Judge Ada Brehe-Krueger, and released.

And, on May 18, deputies and LANEG officers contacted Elvis Limberg in the 1900 block of Kraustown Road near Owensville and took him into custody “related to the possession of illegal drugs,” Romanus reported. Limberg was transported to the Crawford County Jail.  He was charged in a Gasconade County warrant with three class C felony counts alleging the delivery of a controlled substance and three class D felony counts of possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $35,000 cash or surety.