Kirksville Residents Arrested on Multiple Charges in Knox and Adair Counties

OCTOBER 23, 2007 – On Monday, October 22, 2007 at approximately 11:00 a.m., three Kirksville residents were arrested following a lengthy multi-county investigation of multiple burglaries, thefts, and the arson of a building located at 411 E. McPherson Street, in Kirksville, Missouri.
Shane "Colby" Roberts, 28, of Kirksville, Missouri, was arrested on an Adair County felony warrant for one count of second-degree arson, two counts of second-degree burglary, and two counts of stealing.  He was also arrested on a Knox County felony warrant for one count of second-degree burglary and stealing.  He is currently being held in the Adair County Detention Center on a $30,000 cash bond.
David G. Owenby, 32, of Kirksville, Missouri, was arrested on an Adair County felony warrant for one count of second-degree arson, one count of second-degree burglary, and one count of stealing. He was also arrested on a Knox County felony warrant for one count of second-degree burglary and stealing.  He is being held in the Adair County Detention Center on a $25,000 cash bond.
Angela D. Knowles, 27, of Kirksville, Missouri, was arrested on an Adair County felony warrant for one count of second-degree burglary and stealing.  She is being held in the Adair County Detention Center on a $25,000 cash bond.
The investigation is still ongoing by investigators of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control, Adair County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Knox County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Knox County Sheriff’s Department, North Missouri Drug Task Force, Kirksville Police Department, Adair County Sheriff’s Department, Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department, Missouri State Water Patrol, Macon County Sheriff’s Department, Shelby County Sheriff’s Department and the Macon Police Department.  
The charges for which Roberts, Owenby, and Knowles were arrested are mere accusations and are not evidence of guilt. Evidence in support of the charges must be presented before a court of competent jurisdiction whose duty is to determine guilt or innocence. 

       

 

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