Kirksville Man Among 2 Suspects in Thanksgiving Break-Ins

An investigation by the La Plata Police Department led to the arrest of individuals involved three break-ins early Thanksgiving morning. The forced entry incidents happened at the La Plata Lumber Yard, La Plata City Hall, and the La Plata Golf Course Club House. After obtaining further evidence La Plata police were able to make two arrests: 21-year-old Andrew Lane Payton, of Kirksville, and 18-year-old Stephen William Michael Lene, of La Plata. Both were transported to the Macon County Sheriffs Office. Each suspect faces several charges including: Burglary 2nd Degree, Possession of Burglar Tools, Property Damage 2nd Degree, and Trespassing 1st Degree