Monday, August 1, 2022

One arrested in Bates County

On Friday July 29th Bates County Deputies working with Cedar County Deputies on a stolen car went to 401 East Spruce in an attempt to arrest William Swarnes for stealing a motor vehicle. 

During the investigation Sandy Derr obstructed and hindered the investigation and the arrest of Swarnes. Sandy Derr was arrested and placed on a 24 hour hold.

The Bates County Prosecutor charged Derr with hindering prosecution of a felony. Bond was set at $4500 cash or surety. Derr remains in the custody of the Bates County Jail.

Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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