A 49-year-old Marceline man was arrested yesterday afternoon by the Missouri State Highway Patrol on a pair of felonies.

A 49-year-old Marceline man was arrested yesterday afternoon by the Missouri State Highway Patrol on a pair of felonies.
Damon K. Werteen of Marceline was arrested by the Missouri State Highway Patrol at 12:49 p.m. yesterday. He was arrested on two felony counts; the first being statutory sodomy, and the second being child molestation.
Werteen was transported to the Chariton County Jail in Keytesville, where he was retained on a 24-hour hold.
As with any arrest, Werteen is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.