A fugitive from Kentucky was apprehended in northeast Missouri.
Shannon Tarpein, a 48-year-old resident of Wingo, Kentucky, was discovered on Tuesday morning hiding in the bathroom of her friend’s apartment in Memphis, Missouri. The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office was responsible for apprehending her.
Hiding in a secured bathroom at her friend’s Cornelius Street apartment in Memphis, Tarpein was discovered.
On Tuesday morning, law enforcement authorities successfully apprehended a fugitive from Kentucky in northeast Missouri.
Scotland County Sheriff Bryan Whitney and his deputy apprehended Shannon Lynn Tarpein, 48, from Wingo, Kentucky, at a Memphis apartment complex around 10:30 a.m., as per a statement given to KTVO.
Tarpein was discovered concealed in a locked bathroom at her friend’s apartment on Cornelius Street in Memphis.
Early Tuesday morning, Kentucky investigators contacted Whitney’s office, informing him that they had received a tip about Tarpein’s whereabouts in Memphis.
Whitney successfully tracked down the fugitive by employing investigative techniques and locating her at her friend’s apartment.
Tarpein faces several charges in Graves County, Kentucky, including first-degree assault, first-degree unlawful imprisonment, and second-degree attempted arson.
The Graves County Sheriff’s Office has reported that the purported crimes took place on October 26, 2023.
According to deputies, the doll was completely reduced to ashes, but fortunately, the fire did not extend beyond that.
Tarpein, who is currently being held in the Scotland County jail, is awaiting transportation to Kentucky where he will face charges.
In a Scotland County courtroom on Tuesday, she chose to waive extradition.
Tarpein resided in Baring, Missouri, for a brief period a few years ago, as per online court records.
According to a source, she resided in Knox City, Missouri for the majority of her adult life.
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