Man arrested and charged in 9 burglaries & 1 armed robbery attempt

Deshante Nabors Provided by Sikeston Police
Deshante Nabors Provided by Sikeston Police

SIKESTON, MO (KAIT) – Sikeston Police arrest man linked to several burglaries in Region 8.

According to Sikeston Police, in May a man robbed a local contractor at gunpoint while he was working on a home at 1204 Ruth Street. The contractor was able to disarm the robber and contact police. Police say the gun used, was actually stolen from a previous robbery.

Sikeston's Criminal Investigative Unit arrested Deshante Nabors after he was identified in a police lineup, charged in the robbery attempt of the local contractor.

Police say they were able to link Nabors to the stolen handgun, as well as 9 burglaries stretching back to May of 2009.

Police also recovered 2 laptop computers and several firearms, which have since been returned to the proper owners.

Nabors is at the Scott County Jail being held on a $100,000 cash only bond.

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