The wife of a Clinton, Mo., man accused of tampering with evidence in connection with the shooting death of a Clinton police officer has been charged with hindering in the case.
Henry County prosecutors charged 35-year-old Brandie Noble with one count of hindering prosecution and four counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
Noble is accused of hindering prosecution in the death of Clinton Police Officer Gary Michael. Her bond was set at $25,000 cash-only.
Michael was fatally shot Aug. 6, reportedly by a driver he pulled over for a traffic stop. After a two-day manhunt, suspect Ian James McCarthy of Clinton was arrested. McCarthy, 39, has been charged with murder.
Noble’s arrest was the fourth in the case. Her husband, William Grant Noble, 35, of Clinton, was charged Aug. 10 with tampering with physical evidence for allegedly tossing a rifle used in Michael’s death into a creek about 2 miles north of Clinton.
William Noble is jailed in Henry County on a $25,000 cash-only bond, according to online records.
Jacob Johnson, 27, of Clinton, was charged Tuesday with hindering prosecution of a felony. Johnson is jailed on a $25,000 cash-only bond as well.