October 17, 2018
On October 10, 2018, at approximately 11:00 p.m., a Deputy with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department observed a suspicious vehicle occupied by three males in the parking lot at Mobile on the Run in Waterloo.
Deputies maintained surveillance on the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop a short time later after they left the parking lot. After locating 3 handguns and suspected Methamphetamine Deputies arrested Jeremy S. Sewell 38 y/o from High Ridge, MO and Derek C. Schopp 27 y/o from Manchester, MO. A juvenile was also arrested and transported to the Juvenile Detention Center in Belleville.
During the investigation Deputies determined at least one handgun was stolen and located other items of stolen property.
On October 12, warrants were issued for Armed Violence, Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition by a felon. Bond was set for both Sewell and Schopp at $100,000.00 and they are currently being held in the Monroe County Jail.
On October 11, 2018, Jonathan T. Acord 38 y/o from Dupo, IL was arrested on a warrant for driving while license revoked/suspended. During processing at the jail Corrections staff located suspected Methamphetamine.
On October 12, 2018, Acord was arraigned on Methamphetamine Trafficking and given a $100,000.00 bond. Acord is being held at the Monroe County Jail.
All persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Sheriff Neal Rohlfing