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Rural crime: New investigative unit targets agriculture cases

Sunday, November 21, 2010

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Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter and Sgt. Brenda Cone, investigator for the Rural Crimes Unit in Southeast Missouri, look over a center irrigation pivot that has been struck by copper thieves in Scott County. In April, Cone took over the brand-new unit, in which she aids law enforcement agencies in investigating 12 types of rural crimes.
(Photo by Michelle Felter, Staff)
Investigator shocked by the volume of crimes

michellef@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- Since Sgt. Brenda Cone became the investigator for the brand-new Rural Crimes Unit in Southeast Missouri seven months ago, she's been shocked by the volume of rural crimes in her area.

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