By airing surveillance footage of suspects involved a Dixon-area burglary, the Maries County Sheriff’s Office over the weekend was able to identify and arrest four individuals allegedly involved in the incident.
Members of the sheriff’s office arrested Kenneth D. Frazee, 35, of Rolla, Barbara A. Jenkins, 39, of Dixon, Brandon P. Veasman, 33, of St. Louis, and Curtis W. Winters, 33, of Dixon, all for burglary and property damage.
Frazee is currently out on parole for burglary and Veasman is currently out on parole for drug and stealing violations.
Winters, Jenkins and Veasman were released from the Maries County Jail on a $20,000 bond. Frazee remains in the Maries County Jail on a $50,000 bond. Frazee has been charged with burglary in the second degree
Heitman said only one suspect remains at large, however, the suspect, a male, has been identified.
On Saturday, Maries County Sheriff Chris Heitman asked for the public’s help in an investigation of a string of burglaries in the Dixon area, including one at a residences on Maries County Road 624 near Dixon that had been burglarized several times.
A surveillance camera was set up on the property and the sheriff’s office obtained several pictures of suspects. The photos were released to local media.
The sheriff’s office received numerous calls helping to identify the suspects immediately after the photos aired on TV stations Saturday evening, which Heitman said “aided us in the swift arrest of these suspects.”
Several thousands of dollars worth of property had been stolen from the residence on Maries County Road 624 and there was extensive property damage.
Heitman said the sheriff’s office also has identified other suspects and is expecting to make additional arrests in the near future.