Late Tuesday afternoon a Newton County drug search of a property has now led to a possible crime scene related to the missing persons case of Sarah Burton.
The Newton County Sheriff’s Office’s, with support from Joplin Police Department SWAT and other agencies, served a drug search warrant at 1174 Crane Drive.
Let’s take a look at the property they are searching at 1174 Crane Drive. It’s obvious there is a large home at the front of the property but officers are to the west out of normal sight. This gives you a different vantage point. #JoplinNewsFirst #KODE12 #KSN16 #googleearth pic.twitter.com/FvB7uurSZs— Joplin News First (@JoplinNewsFirst) April 4, 2019
While assisting in the execution of that warrant, Captain Trevor Duncan said it has become a possible crime scene related to the missing persons case of Sarah Burton.
“Newton County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI are continuing an investigation at that residence. We are in direct communication with them and have been as in pertaining to our missing persons case with Sarah Burton,” said Captain Trevor Duncan, Joplin Police Department.
More information to be released as it becomes avilable.
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