On April 12th, 2015, Deputies from Stone County Sheriff’s Office received information that a wanted individual was staying at a residence at the Reeds Spring Junction Area. When Deputies arrived on scene, 91 Winters Road just off Keystone Road, the individual who they were looking for was not there, but three other males were.
During the contact, Deputies located approximately an ounce of Methamphetamine, 29 Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone tablets, and a pipe used to smoke methamphetamine which was still warm to the touch. When asked who the drugs belonged they all denied knowledge of it was there.
Arrested at the scene were:
57 yr old Lawrence “Larry” Stacy, white male from Reeds Spring
30 yr old Joshua Beasley, white male from Reeds Spring
44 yr old Gary Yocum, white male from Highlandville
The original individual who they were looking for was not located at the residence. Upon further investigation, a stolen travel trailer from the Ava area was located in the area of the residence of Joshua Beasley. This was located at 162 Cookie Lane, located about three miles from where the arrests were made. In the woods about a 100 yds past the trailer a small 5 by 8 tilt trailer was located which had the VIN number removed from it.
All three of the individuals were charged with a Class B Felony Possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. They all remain incarcerated at the Stone County Jail in Galena.