Three people are facing multiple theft charges after being arrested earlier this week by the Pettis County Sheriff. Deputies responded to a burglary in progress report at a home in the 26000 block of Florence Road east of Smithton. 22-year old Shane Ruth of Cole Camp, 24-year old Matthew Eppenauer of Sedalia, and 19-year old Sheila Swope of Otterville. All three have been charged with burglary and stealing. Ruth and Eppenauer are also facing firearms charges.