Pike County Burglary Investigation Yields Five Arrests
Five people face charges after a burglary investigation in Pike County, Missouri.
The arrests were made at two homes in the Eolia area and were part of an investigation into a residential theft in rural Bowling Green.
Facing burglary charges are 19-year-old Nicholas Kuntz of Eolia and a friend, 21-year-old Harley Deweese of Whiteside.
Charged with receiving stolen property are 23-year-old Letitia Kuntz and her father, 48-year-old Sanford Kuntz Junior of Eolia.
A woman identified as Sanford Kuntz’s girlfriend, 36-year-old Terri Knapp, faces receiving stolen property, unlawful possession of a firearm and misdemeanor drug charges.
Authorities said they recovered more than 35 firearms, jewelry, lighters and a go cart.
September 10 court appearances have been scheduled for Deweese and Letitia Kuntz. The other suspects were awaiting hearings Thursday.
Sheriff’s departments from Pike and Lincoln counties, the East Central Drug Task Force and the Missouri Highway Patrol were part of the investigation.