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Friday, November 19, 2021

Fugitive in custody after raid by narcotics team in Vernon County

A wanted fugitive is in custody after his apartment was raided by a narcotics team Tuesday night. According to Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher, his office served a search warrant at a residence on N. Clay Street in Nevada, Mo, late Tuesday, and arrested Jamie Boykin, who was wanted on a US extradition parole violation warrant.

Sheriff Mosher said suspected methamphetamines were also located during the execution of the search warrant and that the investigation is on going by members of the Sheriff’s Office and the CNET Drug Task Force.

At press time, Boykin, 46, of Nevada was being held without bond in the Vernon County Jail.