Two Lewistown residents arrested; wanted man found hiding in a ditch

Shawn R. Knight and{ }Tamara R. Cibert of Lewistown, Missouri.

On December 14th, Lewis County Sheriff's Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested a Lewistown, Missouri man.

An alert deputy noticed Shawn R. Knight near a field near Lewistown.

Knight was wanted for failure to appear on a leaving the scene of an accident case as well as for theft of construction tools.

Knight was located hiding in a ditch and was taken to the Lewis County Jail.

The 38-year-old is being held on two counts of stealing, both a class D felony.

Knight is alleged to have taken construction equipment, including generators and hand tools, from a construction site near Lewistown.

On Sunday, 23-year-old Tamara R. Cibert of Lewistown was arrested on two counts of stealing.

Cibert is an accomplice of Knight.

She remains lodged in the Lewis County Jail.