Felony Stealing arrest related to Catalytic Converter thefts

Sheriff Rob Evenson states, Destry Slaughter is suspected of stealing catalytic converters in McDonald, Newton and Jasper Counties.
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McDONALD COUNTY, Mo. — An Anderson, Mo. man, Destry Slaughter, is arrested for catalytic converter thefts that occurred in the southern part of the county at Jane, Mo.

Sheriff Rob Evenson states in a release of information, “Slaughter is suspected of stealing the automotive devices in McDonald, Newton and Jasper Counties over the past several months.   Slaughter was identified as the suspect in the theft from Wood Motor Company.”

Detectives across three counties assisted in this arrest Sheriff Evenson continues, “McDonald County Deputies  worked with officers from Duenweg, Neosho and Newton County to identify and locate Slaughter.”

Slaughter was arrested in Newton County on unrelated charges recently and was transported to the McDonald County jail Thursday.

He is currently being held on Felony Stealing charges related to the crimes.