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Callaway deputy arrests man wanted in Jefferson City

The Callaway County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man wanted in Jefferson City for first degree domestic assault and first degree rape early Sunday morning.

The Jefferson City Police Department had information that Sylvester Vernell, 48, was possibly in the Fulton area.

A deputy spotted Vernell inside the Fastlane convenience store on Amerihost Drive around 2:30 a.m. Deputies found him in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia at the time of his arrest.

Vernell is currently in the Callaway County Jail.

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