CLARK COUNTY, Mo. — A northeast Missouri woman is accused of possessing methamphetamine, stealing a farm tractor and selling it for a fraction of what it's worth.
The Clark County Sheriff's Office said the suspect is Kelcey Yates, 27, of Kahoka, Missouri. She is charged with felony Stealing ($25,000 or more) and Possession of a Controlled Substance (meth).
On February 12, 2019, the sheriff's office recovered a tractor that had been reported stolen in mid-December 2018 from a residence outside Luray, Missouri.
According to court documents, Yates stole the tractor and attachments valued at more than $25,000 and sold them to a man for $4,000.
The investigation led deputies to Yates, and when they arrested her on February 12, 2019, they searched her wallet and found a small plastic baggy containing a white powder that field tested positive for methamphetamine.
Yates is being held at the Clark County Detention Center on $35,000 cash-only bond.