Jasper County Deputies responded to an address in the northern part of the county, on September 12th, in reference to a burglary where a large sum of cash was taken along with some jewelry and a gun. A person of interest, Ja’Shawn Ellis, was located on September 22nd and arrested. He was then transported to the Jasper county Detention Center in Carthage. Ellis was charged with felony receiving of stolen property and felony delivery of 35 grams or less or marijuana. He is currently being held at $10,000 bond.
During the initial investigation, a second suspect is now being sought after. The Jasper County Detectives are now seeking information of the whereabouts of Ross Bush. Bush, a 17-year-old Carterville, MO resident, has a warrant out for his arrest for felony stealing with a bond set at $75,000. If anyone has information on Ross Bush, contact the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office at 417-358-8177.