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Macon Chronicle-Herald - Macon, MO
  • Investigation of burglary and theft

  • Officers of the Macon Police Department obtained an executed a search warrant in the 100 block of Daugherty Street in connection with an investigation of burglary and theft. Find out the details here.
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  • On Wednesday, May 8, officers of the Macon Police Department obtained an executed a search warrant of a residence in the 100 block of Daugherty Street in Macon in connection with an investigation of burglary and theft. During the search warrant execution, numerous items believed to be stolen were seized along with narcotics and drug paraphernalia. Two suspects residing in the home were placed under arrest and were transported to the Macon Police Department for processing. Both suspects were later taken to the Macon County Jail where they were placed on 24-hour hold pending formal charges.
    On Thursday, May 9, formal charges were filed against Scott Bettes, 36, of Macon, for keeping or maintaining a public nuisance, possession of controlled substance, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, possession with intent to distribute/deliver/manufacture/produce a controlled substance, endangering the welfare of a child, and receiving stolen property. Lindsey Bettes, 28, of Macon, is also formally charged with keeping or maintaining a public nuisance, possession of controlled substance, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, possession with intent to distribute/deliver/manufacture/produce a controlled substance, endangering the welfare of a child, and receiving stolen property. Both suspects remain in custody at this time in lieu of $9,900 cash only bond each.
    The Macon Police Department was assisted by the Macon County Sheriff's Department, North Missouri Drug Task Force and Macon County Children's Division. A criminal charge is merely an allegation and the defendant is, of course, presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
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