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Jefferson City man caught with stolen car, drugs, again

Chet Jones was arrested Saturday evening.


A Jefferson City man is facing multiple charges after being caught Saturday evening driving a stolen car for the second time in a month.


32-year-old Chet Jones was arrested for first-degree tampering, operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license and possession of a controlled substance in a correctional facility.


According to the Boone County Sheriff's Department, an automatic license plate reader alerted a deputy of a stolen vehicle around the 130 mile marker of I-70 around 7 p.m.


Deputies were able to stop the vehicle and Jones was taken into custody without incident.


Investigation revealed that Jones was a parole absconder and he was also taken into custody for a no bond parole violation warrant.


During processing at the jail, a deputy found that Jones was in possession of a small amount of methamphetamine.

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