Thad M. Nuelle, 18, of Higginsville, Mo., was arrested July 17 for possession of a glass container in a prohibited zone. Nuelle was given a summons and has a court date of Aug. 18.
Seth Michael Boddie, 22, of Branson was transported to the Department of Corrections on July 20 for a probation violation from original charges of knowingly burning or exploding and tampering with a motor vehicle.
On July 22, the Oregon County Sheriff's Department, in cooperation with the Missouri South Central Drug Task Force and the Arkansas 16th Judicial Drug Task Force, served a search warrant at a residence north of Thayer off of Highway 63 in Oregon County. Numerous items were seized relating to the manufacture of methamphetamine. Randall Jones of Thayer was arrested and charged with a class B felony of attempt to manufacture a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and a class C felony of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Jones remains in the Oregon County Jail on a $100,000 bond. Sheriff George Underwood stated, "I want to express my appreciation to the other agencies that helped in this investigation. We are going to continue to work together and do our best to identify, locate and investigate drug dealers in Oregon County."