Tommy Adams was sheriff of Carter County when the crimes allegedly occurred. He is accused of breaking into two homes. The arson charges allege that he set fire to his own home and two others
Ex-Carter County Sheriff Tommy Adams pleaded guilty to drug possession and distribution charges on Monday in a plea deal with the Missouri Attorney General’s office.
Tommy Adams also faces state drug charges.
The Carter County sheriff says a man died after being bitten by a copperhead.
The elk are scheduled to arrive at the refuge area of Peck Ranch on May 18 from a capture site in eastern Kentucky.
Adams was arrested in April and resigned as sheriff a short time later.
Carter County Sheriff and chief deputy were both arrested in April.
A former Missouri sheriff is free on bond.
The 31 year-old is jailed on a $250,000 cash-only bond.
The state Conservation Commission has approved a plan to restore wild elk in a 346-square-mile protected zone.