Police break down Pam Hupp`s front door, remove safe

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O'FALLON, MO (KPLR)- While Pam Hupp sits in a St. Charles County jail charged with first degree murder, police served a search warrant on her O`Fallon home. Neighbors called Fox 2 at about 4:30 pm, after hearing loud bangs and seeing officers ramming through Hupp's front door.

When we arrived on the scene, we saw a police officer carrying out a safe. He took it to the back of a St. Charles County police car. It was the only item we saw police take from the house. Pam Hupp's husband did not appear to be home at the time.

We counted at least ten officers, both from St. Charles County and from the O`Fallon Police Department, which is heading up the investigation. St. Charles County Prosecutor Tim Lohmar told us it`s part of the routine investigation and officers were serving a search warrant.

O`Fallon Police arrested Pam Hupp last Tuesday, a few blocks from her home. It was one week after she shot and killed a man she claimed was trying to kidnap her. Prosecutors believe Hupp not only made up that story, but also planted evidence on the victim to frame somebody else.

Prosecutors say it all ties back to the Betsy Faria murder case in which Hupp was a key witness.

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