Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Nevada Police Department: 2 arrested on theft and drug charges

Jeffery Ring
 The Nevada Police Department has concluded an investigation in reference to a reported theft of property and a violation of the controlled substance law. On May 14th a Nevada Police Detective was contacted by a local business employee in the 2200 block of E. Lincoln Ave. The officer was advised of a theft that had reportedly taken place in the business a few days prior. The investigation revealed that the suspects had entered the department store and had unlawfully taken electronic equipment and drug precursors.

The Nevada Police Detectives developed investigative leads that led to an identification of suspects. Detectives conducted follow up investigations and were able to obtain a search warrant for an address in the 500 block of W. Arch St, in Nevada.

On May 18th, officers executed the search warrant at the residence, and located both subjects suspected in the reported theft case.

Kimberly Shay
While conducting the search, police recovered suspected stolen property, and a product suspected of being a controlled substance, along with multiple items of drug paraphernalia. Both subjects were arrested and transported to the Vernon County Jail. 

The Vernon County Associate Circuit Court issued arrest warrants on the following suspects Jeffrey Ring, a 44 year old Nevada resident, and Kimberly Shay, a 53 year old Nevada resident.

Both suspects are charged with, stealing, possession of a controlled substance, and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. Ring is being held on a $6,000 cash or surety bond, and Shay is being held on a $5,500 cash or surety bond.