On the morning of May 4th, Vernon County Sheriff’s Deputies took a report of a theft that had occurred from a vehicle at a residence on Walnut Street in Deerfield, MO. According to Vernon County Sheriff’s Office Official’s, it was determined that the suspects proceeded to use a stolen debit card at multiple businesses in Vernon County after the theft.
Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher said that Detectives were able to identify a suspect by reviewing surveillance footage and were able to locate a potential residence where the suspect had been staying.
On the morning of May 5th, Detectives conducted a follow-up at a residence on W. Vernon Street in Nevada, MO. During the follow-up, a 38-year-old female identified as Alesha Reavis of Lindsborg, Kansas was taken into custody on multiple active Felony warrants for her arrest from the State of Kansas. Suspected methamphetamine was located as well as some of the stolen property.
On the afternoon of May 10th, Vernon County Deputies were able to locate another suspect involved, identified as 21-year-old Daniel Hankins of Nevada, MO and take him into custody.
On 5-11-2022, the Courts issued a warrant charging Hankins with Stealing Firearm, Stealing, and Fraudulent Use of Credit/Debit Device. Hankins is currently being held at the Vernon County Jail on a $10,000 cash only bond. Additional charges for Reavis’ involvement are being presented to the Vernon County Prosecutor’s Office for her role in the theft. Reavis is currently being held in the Vernon County Jail on the unrelated active warrants.
Sheriff Mosher said he was grateful they were able to identify and locate suspects in this case and hopes the continued investigation will allow them to locate the remaining stolen property.