The Missouri State Highway Patrol made a trio of arrests Sunday in Texas County:
Randall L. Bacon, 21, of Licking, was arrested by the patrol Sunday evening on a Texas County warrant charging him with shoplifting. He also is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
Bacon was taken to the Texas County jail.
Amy J. Howard, 30, of Licking, was arrested by the patrol Sunday night on warrants charging her with passing bad checks in Texas, Dent and Phelps counties. She was taken to the Howell County Jail after her arrest in Shannon County, according to a patrol report.
Jeryle R. Settles, 57, of St. Louis, was arrested in Texas County late Sunday night on a warrant charging him as a patrol absconder. He was taken to the Texas County Jail.