Callaway County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Undocumented Immigrant For Possession Fentanyl After Stolen Vehicle Pursuit

The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office is reporting the arrest of an undocumented immigrant after a stolen vehicle and foot pursuit yesterday (Sunday) morning.

According to the news release a deputy observed a stolen Honda Civic traveling eastbound on I-70 near the 143 mile marker.

The driver led the deputy on a pursuit along I-70, when other deputies joined in the pursuit near Kingdom City.

The vehicle stopped in the 6900 block of State Road Z, where the driver identified as Juan Gonzales-Silvia fled on foot around a house while carrying a backpack.

K9 Kreiger was deployed and the man was arrested.

During a search of the backpack deputies say they found counterfeit M30 OxyContin pills, which were later determined to be Fentanyl and a loaded defaced firearm.

Additionally, Fentanyl pills were located inside the vehicle, and in total, 89 Fentanyl pills were recovered.

Gonzales-Silvia had a fictitious driver’s license and a portable fingerprint scanner identified him as Juan Gonzales-Silvia. At the time, Gonzales-Silvia had felony nationwide extradition warrants with NO BOND for charges of:

  • Unlawful Use of a Weapon
  • (2 counts) Menacing
  • (2 counts) Pointing a Firearm at Another
  • Attempt to Commit a Class C / Unclassified Felony
  • Assault in the Fourth Degree
  • (2 counts) Carrying a Concealed Weapon
  • Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Prohibited Firearms or Silencer
  • (4 counts) Recklessly Endangering Another Person
  • Attempt to Commit a Class A Felony

According to online records, Gonzales-Silvia was released on his own recognizance in Oregon in 2020.

Additionally U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has issued a Detainer for Gonzales-Silvia.

As a result of the arrest in Callaway County, Gonzales-Silvia now faces the following charges:

  • Resisting/interfering With Arrest For A Felony
  • Resisting Arrest By Fleeing – Creating A Substantial Risk Of Serious Injury/death To Any Person
  • Trafficking Drugs Or Attempt – 1st Degree – Over Statutory Amount
  • Unlawful Use Of Weapon – Subsection 11 – Possess Weapon And A Felony Controlled Substance
  • Tampering 1st with Motor Vehicle
  • Possession of a Defaced Firearm
  • Unlawful Use of a Firearm (Possession of a Controlled Substance and a firearm)
  • Driving While Suspended





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