Those sentenced included Dustin Burkhart, charged with unlawful possession of a firearm after a fatal shooting in the Decaturville area of Camden County in August 2016, and Jaimie Michelle Rose, charged with child abuse in September 2016 after her three-month-old infant was found to be extremely malnourished by a physician following a hotline call in regards to the baby's condition.

Michael J. Gilley, Camden County Prosecuting Attorney, announces that in Camden County Circuit Court action in June 2017, 12 offenders were sentenced to terms of imprisonment in the Missouri Department of Corrections. These cases were prosecuted by Gilley and Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys Douglas Kinde, Sherrie Hamner, Heather Miller and Steven Meier through the efforts of Gilley’s staff and the professional investigations of all law enforcement agencies involved.

•Chastity Autumn Neal: Five years in the DOC for the class C felony of first degree tampering with a motor vehicle.

•Heather Rae Rice: Three years in the DOC for the class C felony of possession of a controlled substance.

•Kristopher L. Huskey: Eight years in the DOC for the class B felony of possession of child pornography.

•Nicholas Keith Birdsong: 15 years in the DOC for the class C felony of possession of a controlled substance, punishable as a class B felony as a prior drug offender.

•Pamela Joy Riggs: Seven years in the DOC for the class C felony possession of a controlled substance under RSMo. Section 559.115 with preference for the Institutional Treatment Center.

•Rafael Martinez: 12 years in the DOC for the class C felony of possession of a controlled substance, punishable as a class A felony as a prior and persistent drug offender.

•Dustin Scott Burkhart: Two years in the DOC for the class C felony of unlawful possession of a firearm. Of note: Burkhart was charged for possessing a firearm as a felon following his shooting Joseph W. Beeman on Aug. 10, 2016. Beeman later died of his injuries. Burkhart told police he told Beeman to leave his residence at which time he said Beeman fired at him. Burkhart said he then returned fire, striking Beeman at least twice before calling 911 and requesting medical assistance. Neither Burkhart nor the female subject was injured during the incident. Detectives served a search warrant at Burkhart’s residence on the afternoon of Aug. 10, recovering the firearm believed to be used in the shooting and several items of drug paraphernalia. Burkhart has had multiple felony convictions.

•Antonio Suarez, Jr.: 10 years in the DOC for the class C felony of forgery, the class D felony of stealing and the class E felony of unlawful use of a weapon under RSMo. Section 559.115 with preference for the Institutional Treatment Center.

•Ty J. Monk: Two years in the DOC for the class D felony of stealing.

•Jaimie Michelle Rose: Seven years in the DOC for the class C felony of abuse of a child under RSMo. Section 559.115 with preference for the Institutional Treatment Center. Of note: Rose's three-month-old infant was removed from her care in September 2016 and placed in protective custody for further in-hospital evaluation after appearing “severely cachectic and malnourished,” according to a Lake Regional Hospital Emergency Room doctor who examined the child after a hotline call and subsequent police investigation.

•Roy James Webb: Four years in the DOC for the class D felony of failing to register a change of address as a sexual offender.

•Matthew John West: Eight years in the DOC for the class D felony of possession of a controlled substance, punishable as a class B felony as a prior and persistent drug offender, under RSMo. Section 559.115 with preference for the Institutional Treatment Center.