SCOTT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A man and woman are now in custody in connection with a stolen vehicle case in Scott County, according to Sheriff Rick Walter.
On Friday, Oct. 3 around 1 p.m., Senior Deputy Matt Scroggins was told that 32-year-old Trevor Niswonger and 31-year-old Jennifer Niswonger, both of Scott City, had property that had been stolen from the same home as two vehicles.
Scroggins made contact with Trevor Niswonger and was able to recover the stolen items. The deputy then received a statement that Trevor Niswonger's former wife, Jennifer Niswonger, had given Trevor Niswonger the stolen items and admitted to stealing the vehicle.
Scroggins arrested both Trevor and Jennifer Niswonger. Jennifer Niswonger was charged with tampering with a motor vehicle and stealing and Trevor Niswonger was also charged with tampering with a motor vehicle and stealing. Both are being held in the Scott County Jail.
Deputies are searching for a third person believed to be involved in the theft of the vehicle and other items.
The sheriff asks that anyone who has information regarding this or any other crime to contact the Scott County Sheriff's Office at 545-3525 or leave a message on the crime tip line at 1-866-210-4322.