On June 24, Morgan County deputies located a gray 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis on Grain Drive north of Stover. The vehicle was found off of the roadway covered in limbs. “[I]t appeared someone had attempted to conceal the vehicle with large limbs,” the press release stated.
The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect believed to be involved in multiple thefts that included stolen vehicles and a handgun.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Warren G. Danner, a 42-year-old white male, of Warrensburg should contact the sheriff’s office at 573-378-5481.
According to a press release issued by the MCSO on June 26, Danner is a person of interest in burglaries that took place in Morgan and Benton counties this weekend.
On June 24, Morgan County deputies located a gray 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis on Grain Drive north of Stover. The vehicle was found off of the roadway covered in limbs.
“[I]t appeared someone had attempted to conceal the vehicle with large limbs,” the press release stated.
The vehicle matched the description of a car stolen out of Benton County the night before (June 23). According to the press release, a theft in progress was discovered in Benton County June 23 and witnesses followed the car into Morgan County where they lost sight of it.
After the car was recovered off of Grain Drive, deputies located a safe near the vehicle. A 1983 GMC truck was also found concealed in the woods along with a Hi-Point 9MM handgun.
The safe and the handgun were identified as being reported stolen on June 23 from a burglary on Deer Ridge Road near Stover. When deputies had spoken with the Deer Ridge resident on June 23, the homeowner had reported that they had come home from work and found the back door forced open and the house in disarray. The homeowner said they were missing a safe with $750 worth of savings bonds for their son, a pistol and a various amount of change.
On June 25, Morgan County deputies were dispatched to a stolen vehicle report on Highway 135 North. According to the press release, the reporting party had notified police of property damage at his residence on June 24. Then on June 26, the property owner observed his 1995 Ford F-350 flatbed had been stolen.