BENTON -- A Sikeston man was arrested late Thursday night after sheriff's deparement investigators received a tip of drug activity from a residence located on Collins Street in Sikeston.
According to a Friday news release from Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter, Davy Hampton, 39, of Sikeston was arrested and charged with the class C felony, possession of a controlled substance, (methamphetamine), the class D felony, delivery of drug paraphernalia, and the class A misdemeanor, possession of drug paraphernalia. As of press time, Hampton remained in custody in the Scott County Jail with a $25,000 bond.
Walter said he is glad that citizens are reporting crime and wants everyone to be aware that he has a new crime reporting number where citizens can call in and leave information without leaving their names. The toll free number is (866) 219-4322.