(Photo by Scott Welton, Staff)
SIKESTON -- One of the features of the new Sikeston Department of Public Safety headquarters is a place to keep evidence that detectives don't have to drive across town to get to.
"It's great," Bethany McDermott, a DPS detective and property custodian for the Department, said of the new facility's evidence room. "It should accommodate us for as long as the building stands."
McDermott said DPS Director Drew Juden wants evidence related to homicide cases moved to the new evidence room "within the next year."
For all other cases, however, evidence already on hand will remain where it is -- at Fire Station No. 1 -- unless it is returned to owners or ready for destruction.
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