by: Scott McCaulley

Two people have been detained by the Stone County Sheriff’s Department after a tip about a package thief was received Monday evening.

Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader says on the departments Facebook Page that after the tip was received, Deputies located the vehicle and found that some stolen packages had been found in the vehicle and were opened and empty and also found some new items that were not in packages.

Sheriff Rader is asking residents that are missing delivery packages in Reeds Spring, Talking Rocks and DD Highway areas to contact the Sheriff’s Department at the non-emergency number 417-339-9147. Detectives will be following up on the packages.