Taney County Prosecuting Attorney, Jeffrey M. Merrell announced that Justin Chambers, dob 08/26/1983 of Hollister, Missouri plead guilty to burglary in the second degree, forgery and two counts of possession of a controlled substance on February 14th, 2007 in front of 38th Circuit Judge Mark Orr. Justin Chambers received a maximum seven (7) year sentence on each charge.
On March 6, 2007, Justin Chambers vehicle was stopped on Business 65 in Hollister, Missouri because he was wanted as a suspect in a domestic violence incident that occurred in Stone County. During the traffic stop, officers arrested Justin Chambers and searched the vehicle. Discovered inside the vehicle were three (3) small baggies containing a white substance, a baggie of marijuana and digital scales. The white substance was later tested by the Missouri Patrol Crime Lab and determined to be methamphetamine.
On March 3, 2007, Justin Chambers was caught on video survelliance breaking into Playtime Pizza on Gretna Road in Branson. During the break-in Justin Chambers was observed stealing cash and a camera from the managers office.
On January 22, 2007, Justin Chambers was apprehended after attempting to pass a stolen check from Nor Pac Lumber at the Hilltop Gas and Grocery in Kirbyville, Missouri. Nor Pac Lumber which is located in Western Grove, Arkansas had a book of checks stolen during a break-in during the early part of January 2007.
Forgery, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Burglary in the second degree are all class C felonies that carry a range of punishment of one (1) day to (1) one year in the Taney County Jail, or one (1) year to seven (7) years in the Missouri Department of Corrections and/or up to a $5,000 fine for each offense.