Taney County Prosecuting Attorney, Jeffrey M. Merrell announced today that CURTIS GOODWIN, dob: 8/25/81, of Sparta, Missouri was found guilty Wednesday of tampering in the first degree as a prior and persistent felony offender. Andrea Carnes of Sparta, Missouri reported her Dodge Ram pickup stolen on January 9th, 2005. On January 13th, 2005, law enforcement officials with the Taney County Sheriff’s Department made contact with CURTIS GOODWIN and recovered the stolen vehicle from a trailer he was staying at in Cedar Creek, Missouri. CURTIS GOODWIN was developed as a suspect during an investigation into a related vehicle theft. For more information about the case please download the press release below.