Two men arrested in theft case


On September 13, 2013 the Bates County Sheriff’s Office took a theft report of farm equipment and scrap metal. The theft occurred on N Highway south of East 52 Highway. The victim reported that he had caught several subjects come and go on a piece of property that he had stuff stored on. The victim had installed several game cameras and caught subjects on video. Total of the thefts exceeds $2,000.00

In late October, Detectives began identifying the subjects on the video. Since then two warrants had been issued by Bates County Prosecutor Hugh Jenkins. Daniel Wyman 8/1/1966 was charged with Burglary and Stealing. Wyman was arrested in Benton County and posted a $20,000 Cash or Surety Bond. Patrick Del Mar Todd 4/5/1973 was charged with Theft. Todd was arrested in Butler and posted a $10,000 Cash or Surety Bond. The Prosecutor is reviewing potential charges on two other subjects connected to the Thefts.

If you have any information about thefts or any other crimes in Bates County please contact the Bates County Sheriff’s Office at 660-679-3232.