Lincoln County man charged in business burglary

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Justin Spalding

MOSCOW MILLS, MO (KTVI) – A Lincoln County man is behind bars for allegedly breaking into a local archery shop and selling stolen merchandise to pawn shops.

According to a spokesperson for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, detectives began to investigate a burglary at Headhunters Archery on December 9. Someone broke into the business and stole four compound bows.

Later that day, the sheriff’s office received a tip that 27-year-old Justin Spalding had stolen the bows.

Spalding was apprehended and allegedly confessed to the burglary and said he sold three of the bows to area pawn shops and the fourth bow via Craigslist.

Spalding was charged with second-degree burglary and remains in custody at Lincoln County Jail on a $15,000 cash-only bond.

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