Arrest – Ethan J. Millburg
August 6, 2022
Detectives with the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department investigated an alleged sexual assault on a juvenile. During the investigation, it was alleged Ethan J. Millburg, age 18, of Rolla, Missouri was responsible for these sexual assaults. On Friday, August 5, 2022, at about 11:34 AM, Millburg was arrested based on the allegations against him. Later this date, warrants were issued for
Arrest – Shaquan Lewis Dexter Russell
August 6, 2022
On August 5, 2022, around 11:00 pm, Phelps County deputies on duty at the Phelps County Fair heard what they believed was a gunshot fired on the property. Deputies immediately responded to the area. Further investigation revealed that a male subject fired a shot from a handgun after a brief verbal altercation between the suspect and Phelps County Fair Board
Arrest – Charles A. Mason
July 29, 2022
Detectives with the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department investigated alleged assaults on juveniles between 2014 and 2021. During the investigation, it was alleged Charles A. Mason, age 37, of Doolittle, Missouri was responsible for these assaults. On Thursday, July 28, 2022, Mason was arrested based on the allegations against him. On Friday, July 29, 2022, warrants were issued for Charles A.
July 26, 2022
The Phelps County Sheriff’s Department recently completed the first-ever Teen Deputy Summer Academy, July 18-22. This program is free and open to high school students entering the 10th, 11th, and 12th grades during the 2022-2023 school year. According to Sheriff Michael Kirn, eight students from the surrounding area completed the academy, where they learned about law enforcement’s inner workings and
Teen Deputy Summer Academy Applications
June 30, 2022
Seats are still available for the first-ever Teen Deputy Summer Academy held July 18-22, 2022, in Rolla. Applications can be picked up at the Sheriff’s Office at 500 W. 2nd Street, or we can email you an application. The academy hours are 8 am-5 pm, and we will provide lunch. Applications must be submitted no later than July 8, 2022.
June 29, 2022
On June 07, 2022, Deputies responded to the 11000 block of South Highway 68 in St. James, Missouri, for a reported stabbing. Upon arrival, deputies discovered the victim, a 73-year-old male with multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to Phelps Health and later University Hospital, Columbia, Missouri, with serious injuries. Law enforcement determined Krista Hardy, age 30, of Rolla,