MACON COUNTY, Mo. – The Missouri Highway Patrol recovered a vehicle reported stolen during a traffic stop in Macon County Saturday.

A trooper reportedly stopped Keithie E. Sheppard, 29, of Springfield, Illinois, for speeding around 9:00 a.m. yesterday. The vehicle also had no valid plates. An investigation resulted in additional allegations of stealing a motor vehicle, possession of a firearm during a felony, possession of a stolen firearm, making a false report and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Formal charges are pending.