Sheriff Danny Hickman reports that on the 7th day of March 2012, Deputy Scott Hornaday was dispatched to the Ozark Humane Society in reference to a theft of property.

Deputy Hornaday was given information that $1,500 in cash was stolen from a purse. During the course of the investigation of that theft, it was learned there was a second theft that occurred Saturday March 24, in which $300 in cash was stolen. Investigator Ryan Watson continued to gather information about the thefts and was told by employees at the Ozark Humane Society that James Massey, age 25, of Harrison was seen behind the desk where money had been stolen.

“Deputy Scott Hornaday”

Massey was brought in for questioning where he admitted to stealing the $1,800 in cash. Massey has been charged with Theft of Property and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Massey is being held at the Boone County Jail and no bond has been set on these charges.

“James W Massey”

Booking # :     34246-7             Age:    25                       Gender:     Male                 Race:     Caucasian
Address:     Springfield, MO                                           Arresting Agency: Boone County Sheriff’s Office
Booking Date:     03-26-2012 – 4:52 pm

Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia
Theft of Property (F)

Note: The charges and bail amounts may change after court appearances and may not be current. Bond companies and persons wishing to post bail should contact the Detention Center staff at 870-741-8404 for correct bail amount, charges and case numbers.

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