Local Man Wanted for Felony Meth Charges

Local Man Wanted for Felony Meth Charges
Vanmeter courtesy PCSO

COLUMBUS –  A local man is wanted after allegedly selling meth to an informant  on four different occasions.

Court documents say 44-year-old, Michael Vanmeter, is facing four class 2 felony charges for delivery of meth.

An affidavit states that Vanmeter sold various amounts of meth, totaling 3.3 grams, to a criminal informant, in various locations around the city on February 23rd and 24th, as well as March 3rd and 4th of 2017. The highest individual amount Vanmeter sold to the CI, was listed at 1.4 grams.

During two of the transactions, the affidavit states that Vanmeter was accompanied by 44-year-old, Stacey New, who is facing a felony charge for aiding and abetting a class 2 felony, states court records.

New courtesy PCSO

New was also wanted,  but turned herself into authorities at approximately 11:29 p.m. Tuesday night, according to the Platte County Sheriff’s office reports.

The affidavit lists a residence for Vanmeter on the 700 block of Lafayette Street in St. Edward, but court documents also show a residence at Clear Creek Resort just outside of Columbus for both New and Vanmeter.

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