Sheriff’s Report

Texas County Sheriff’s Report for June 22, 2017

May 30

A Licking man reported his son, who lives in Springfield, had called him and sent text messages in violation of a full order of protection that was issued in Texas County. A report was being sent to Springfield Police Department.

A pair of damaged handcuffs was found in the jail. By reviewing video monitoring, it was found that an inmate had damaged the handcuffs. A report was being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office seeking a warrant for the damage.

June 1

A 30-year-old Cabool man who had just been released from jail reportedly told another person that he had taken a pair of jail pants. The man was contacted by a deputy and admitted to taking the pants. The pants were found in his motel room. The man was taken to jail on a 24-hour hold pending a warrant.

A man returning to his Roby Road, Plato, home after being out of state for two months asked that a deputy accompany him to make sure there were no problems. The man had been in the process of evicting a live-in girlfriend. No one was at the home, but the house was a “disaster.” The man was advised to call the sheriff’s office if he discovered that anything was missing.

A man was reported missing on Highway 63, Houston. He was found by a neighbor.

June 2

A deputy was dispatched to assist a Division of Family Services investigator on a call on Freedom Road, Willow Springs, where children were reported to be around a meth lab. The allegation, made by an anonymous caller, was determined to be unfounded. A follow-up investigation is pending on the misuse of the DFS hotline and 911.

Property was checked on Macedonia Road, Cabool, after it was reported that the front door was open. The house was found to be secure.

June 4

A report was received that a man was hiding under a camper trailer on the lot of a business on Business 60 at Dunn. A 31-year-old man from St. Ann was found and taken into custody. He was held at the jail pending warrants from Missouri State Highway Patrol on a separate incident the day before.

A 34-year-old St. Clair woman was taken into custody following a traffic stop on Highway 63, Cabool, where items that field-tested positive for methamphetamine were found in her vehicle. A probable cause statement was being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office seeking charges.

June 7

A deputy was dispatched to assist an ambulance crew on a call on Highway VV, Licking.

June 10

A deputy was dispatched to Route B, Houston, on a traffic complaint, securing the scene until the Missouri State Highway Patrol could arrive.

A deputy was called to Route B, Houston, where a male subject was reportedly threatening to take his own life with a gun. The man was transported to the hospital without incident.

A woman reported her ex-husband had given alcohol to their two minor children on Bado Road, Cabool. A deputy made contact with the man and the children and found no sign that the children had been drinking. Contact was to be made with the Division of Family Services the next day.

June 11

A woman on Highway H, Elk Creek, reported she thought someone had let her horses out of the corral. The deputy observed it was possible the horses had pushed through a panel of hog wire and gotten out. The horses were not located.

A Houston man reported seeing a fence knocked down on Brown Hill Road and a red SUV leaving the area. The deputy found the damaged fence but was unable to locate the vehicle. Several neighbors provided descriptions of the vehicle and its occupants.

A man on Sutton Drive, Houston, reported three young males had been trespassing at his pond, fishing. He stated if the individuals returned, he would contact the sheriff’s office.

The wellbeing of a person on Craddock Drive, Licking, was checked.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Goldenrod Drive, Plato. Both parties said it was a verbal dispute. The 12-hour rule was placed into effect.

A burglary was reported on Dogwood Road, Mtn. Grove. Items valued at $1,350.00 were taken.

A man on Dogwood Drive, Mtn. Grove, reported his sister-in-law was harassing and threatening him and his family. The deputy spoke with the woman concerning the allegations.

June 12

Charges of first-degree assault (two counts), armed criminal action, endangering the welfare of a child, and first-degree property damage were being sought against a 33-year-old Licking man following an incident on Shafer Road, Licking. The suspect allegedly shot his mother in the head multiple times with a BB gun, pulled a knife on the woman’s husband when he tried to stop the assault, and fired the BB gun and struck a vehicle. An XBG BB handgun was found at the scene after the suspect fled. The woman shot was taken to the hospital. The suspect was later located by Licking Police Department and taken to jail.

A Texas man reported a theft from his mother’s home on Elder Springs Road, Plato. He alleged a family member removed multiple items, valued at $14,100.00, from the property. A report was being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office for a review.

A peace disturbance was reported on Brown Hill Road, Houston. Persons there were told to turn down their music or be issued a citation for peace disturbance.

A runaway juvenile was reported on Hayes Drive, Houston. The juvenile had returned before the deputy arrived.

June 13

A Cabool woman reported her son was threatening to kill her. She said she had cut off his phone and he was upset and had gone to the home of a family member and made the threat.

A peace disturbance was reported on Highway 32, Licking. The call was cancelled before the deputy arrived.

Two prisoners were transported from Cabool Police Department to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from the correctional facility in Licking to Texas County Jail.

June 14

Missouri State Highway Patrol requested an agency assist in taking a woman to a Rainbow Drive, Willow Springs, residence to retrieve her purse and credit cards.

A deputy was dispatched to West Business 60, Mtn. Grove, for a Division of Family Services assist. A Howell County DFS worker had court-ordered paperwork signed by a judge for removal of three children from the residence. The children were turned over without incident and placed in state custody.

A deputy was dispatched to Hartville Road, Licking, where a man was found unresponsive in a ditch. The man had been taken from the scene by ambulance when the deputy arrived. The 39-year-old Duke man was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The FBI sent a request for information. All information was obtained and sent back per the request.

A Cabool resident reported a man at Evening Shade was refusing to return a firearm she owned. The man was contacted and turned the gun over to the sheriff’s department to be returned to her.

June 15

A hiker was reported lost along the Jacks Fork River near the Barn Hollow area. The woman was later found at Buck Hollow by U.S. Forestry workers.

 

Texas County Sheriff’s Report June 15, 2017

May 6

An anonymous caller reported there was a large amount of methamphetamine at a residence on Forrest Drive, Houston. A consent search was conducted at the residence and 14 baggies of methamphetamine were seized as evidence.

May 10

Officers with Texas County Sheriff’s Department and the Missouri Cyber Crimes Against Children Task Force conducted a search warrant on Wright Lane, Cabool. Numerous computer files of child pornography were located and seized. A Cabool man was taken into custody and placed on a 24-hour hold. The task force is conducting the investigation and will be filing a probable cause statement with the prosecuting attorney office, seeking charges in the case.

May 15

A deputy was dispatched to Parker Road, Cabool, to assist Cabool Police Department in a foot pursuit.

May 23

A report was received about children playing near the roadway on Highway 17, Summersville. No children were found.

May 24

Trespassing was reported on Horseshoe Drive, Houston, where a resident said a neighbor was allowing persons to park on his lane, which was not common property.

A Licking woman reported her ex-boyfriend had been harassing her and tried to run her off the road on Highway 63 near Licking. She said she would be seeking an order of protection.

A Plato man said he had been approached by a person who said a hole had been knocked in his oil pan and that he wanted Roubidoux Township to pay for the damage. The deputy advised that he could not see the township having responsibility.

A deputy assisted Howell County Sheriff’s Office in trying to locate stolen property that was believed to be on Chapel Road, Willow Springs. The resident at that address would not consent to a search of the house.

During a traffic stop, a Houston woman was observed to be in possession of a substance that field-tested positive for methamphetamine. She was taken to jail on a 24-hour hold.

May 26

A prisoner was transported to a correctional facility in Fulton.

May 27

A Licking man reported finding multiple tools, a ladder and a drill at the junction of Kimble Road and Stow Road. The man and a deputy gathered up the items and took them to the sheriff’s office. A report was received that a pickup had been stolen in Licking, and several of the items that had been found were listed as being in the truck’s bed when it was stolen. The property collected was turned over to Licking Police Department. The stolen pickup was later located on Green Street, Licking, and a suspect was identified.

A Houston woman reported someone had stolen the registration sticker from her license plate.

Phelps County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance in trying to locate a pet stolen in Phelps County. A residence on Highway 32, Licking, was checked but the missing animal was not found.

A man brought in what he thought might be drug paraphernalia, found in a parking lot on Highway 63, Houston. The small spoon and empty plastic baggie were taken and destroyed.

An attempt was made to check the wellbeing of a person on Highway 63, Houston. A tree was blocking the driveway. The person was contacted by phone and reported to be all right.

The wellbeing of a person walking on Highway 17 at Dogs Bluff Conservation Area was checked. The man was given a courtesy ride to his residence in Houston.

A prisoner was transported to the Howell County line and placed in the custody of Howell County law enforcement.

May 28

A child custody dispute was reported on Simmons Drive, Houston. A parent advised that the child’s grandparents would not return the child. The grandparents were told they could not keep the child, and the child was returned without incident.

A deputy assisted Houston Police Department on a domestic disturbance call on Chestnut in Houston.

A deputy was dispatched to a domestic disturbance on Golden Hills Trail, Raymondville. The call was cancelled before the deputy arrived.

A man came to the sheriff’s office to report his minor daughter was having a sexual relationship with a 21-year-old man. It was determined that the sexual contact had been made in West Plains and information was to be sent to Howell County authorities.

May 29

A woman on Brushy Creek Road, Houston, reported a neighbor’s pony was in their pasture and kept running up trying to bite and fight her and their horses as they were loading their horses in a trailer. The pony’s owner was located to come and get the animal.

Trespassing was reported on Douglas Road, Houston, where persons were said to be sitting in chairs on the bridge and vehicles were blocking the road. When the deputy arrived, the chairs had been removed and no cars were blocking the road. The deputy spoke to several individuals about maintaining a level of courtesy for people passing through the area.

A deputy assisted Houston Police Department in trying to locate a person wanted for stealing ice at a Highway 63 business.

A peace disturbance was reported on Shafer Road, Licking, where loud music was reported. The deputy responding was called to an emergency situation elsewhere. After that call, an attempt was made to contact the person who called in the peace disturbance, but contact was unsuccessful.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Mill Road, Bucyrus. A suspect in the disturbance requested the deputy meet with him Success Baptist Church. When the deputy arrived, the suspect brandished a firearm, threatening to kill the deputy and another deputy. The suspect made the pastor of the church take his two children inside the church and he also went in. Once backup arrived, negotiations were conducted, and the suspect was taken into custody without incident.

May 30

A burglary was reported at the Licking business on Hartville Road. Four large industrial nail guns, a Jockey grinder, and a Stihl chainsaw were taken, valued at $3,600.00. One of the nail guns was located by Licking Police Department at a residence on Old Prescott Road.

A residential alarm call was answered on Lark Drive, Plato. Contact was made with the property owner and the call was cancelled.

Two prisoners were transported to a correctional facility in Licking.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Route BB, Licking. A female said she was being abused by her boyfriend. The matter is under investigation.

A Houston man reported dogs were killing his livestock on Westwood Drive. He did not know who owned the dogs.

A deputy was dispatched to Boiling Springs Road, Licking, where a man was reportedly attempting to run over a female with a van. Witnesses were interviewed and the man was arrested and taken to jail. The female was also arrested for having two active Texas County warrants.

A woman on Sylvia Lane reported an unknown person wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt had entered her home and grabbed her before running off. The residence and exterior were searched but no one was found.

A suspicious vehicle was reported at a business on Highway 63, Houston. No vehicle was found when the deputy arrived.

A Nixa man reported he had sold $580.00 in beef to a couple on Route FF, Bucyrus, who paid him with a check, then put a stop-payment on the check. He said the two would not make good on the check or return the beef.

May 31

A Cabool man reported he had a contract to buy property with a mobile home on Bluebird Road and had made a down payment and the first month’s payment. He provided a copy of the new title to the mobile home. He said the title had been taken by the seller and changed back to her name. This was determined to be a civil matter and he was advised to file a claim in court.

A man on Upton Road, Plato, reported a bulldozer had been dropped off in his driveway, blocking his way in and out. The machine had been sold a year ago to a person who never made a payment and was believed to have brought the machine back due to an upcoming court case. The deputy observed that the machine appeared to be inoperable and to have been dropped. There was no evidence of a crime being committed.

An alarm call was received on Oak Grove Road, Cabool. Prior to the deputy’s arrival, the property owner had been contacted and determined it to be a faulty alarm.

A prisoner was transported to a correctional facility in Fulton.

The wellbeing of a person on Route 17, Houston, was checked.

June 1

A resident on Boiling Springs Road, Success, reported pigs on her property. Before the deputy arrived, the pigs’ owner had come and picked up the pigs.

A lost person report was received on Highway 63, Houston. After a brief search, the individual was located by a neighbor and returned to his residence.

The wellbeing of a person on Clary Road, Mtn. Grove, was checked.

A man on Baxter Road, Licking, reported the theft of two chainsaws from his shop building. The items were valued at $2,050.00.

A Summersville woman reported the license plate off the front of her truck had been lost or was stolen.

A property dispute over an easement was reported on Highway 17, Bucyrus. A report was being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office for a review.

June 2

A Licking man wanted on a Texas County warrant was arrested at the prosecuting attorney’s office and taken to jail.

A deputy assisted a Division of Family Services investigator on a call on Business 60, Mtn. Grove. No one was found at the residence.

A Hartville man reported that a windshield from a Polaris Ranger had gone missing while work was being performed at a Business Highway 60, Mtn. Grove, business. The windshield was valued at $400.00. The business said the windshield was not attached when the vehicle was dropped off for service. An investigation is ongoing.

A Success man reported his identity has been stolen and several credit card accounts opened in his name. Items were purchased from online stores and shipped to a Callaway County address. He was given an identity theft package to file with the state attorney general’s office. A report will be sent to Callaway County Sheriff’s Office for further investigation.

A property owner on Orchard Road, Raymondville, reported renters had been evicted from the property but did not return the keys. She said she has found the house open several times. She said she would change the locks and install security equipment.

Possible animal neglect was reported on Lotz Drive, Licking. The owner of the three horses there said the animals had recently been wormed and were in the process of being transitioned to new pasture. The deputy reported the horses looked slightly underweight but were being maintained and had food.

A prisoner was transported from Summersville to Texas County Jail.

A Summersville man reported his minor daughter has been engaging in lewd electronic communications with an adult male. A copy of all information was being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office for the possible filing of charges.

June 3

A business alarm call was answered on Hartville Road, Licking. The front door was unlocked and the business was unattended. The owner was contacted to come secure the building.

Deputies assisted Houston Police Department with a domestic disturbance on Oak Crest Road. A man was resisting arrest and tried to escape. He was taken to jail on a 24-hour hold.

June 5

A prisoner was transported to a medical facility in Kansas City.

A prisoner was transported from Jackson County Jail, Kansas City, to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from Stone County Sheriff’s Department to Texas County Jail.

A woman on Bluebird Road, Cabool, reported she had purchased a vehicle from a Houston man for $1,200.00. She said she was unable to register the vehicle as the title had a lien holder listed. The man said he would get the title corrected, but had not done so, she said.

Littering was reported on Gravel Point Road, Mtn. Grove. The caller said the incident was recorded on his security system camera.

A man on Somerset Lane, Houston, reported his neighbor had tried to break out his window the previous night. The neighbor was warned to stay off the property.

The wellbeing of a person on Finley Road, Cabool, was checked.

A prisoner was transported from Mtn. Grove Police Department to Texas County Jail.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Piney Drive, Houston. Upon arrival, the deputy was advised that the incident had occurred in Salem and he was no longer needed.

A business owner on Route B, Houston, reported an abandoned vehicle in the parking lot. It was registered to a Licking resident. She said she would give the owner until the following morning to retrieve it or she would have it towed.

A Cabool woman reported she had loaned a log splitter to a Cabool man who was refusing to return it. The log splitter was located and returned.

June 6

A deputy traveling on Highway 60 near Dade Lane, Cabool, observed an accident where a vehicle struck a deer. There were no injuries, but the vehicle was non-drivable.

A Colorado woman reported a man was trespassing on her property on Hartzog Drive, Roby. The man was advised he was not to go on the property.

A residential alarm call was answered on Highway E, Houston. It was determined to be a false alarm.

A vehicle was reported in the river on Roubidoux Road, Huggins. When the deputy arrived, the reported vehicle was gone, but tire tracks were observed crossing the creek and extending along the creek bed.

John H. Grandstaff, 60, Bucyrus, was cited for harassment, second degree, after allegedly making multiple calls to a property owner complaining about loud music coming from a neighbor’s home.

June 7

A residential alarm call was answered on Webb Drive, Willow Springs. The residence was found to be secure.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Kelly Road, Raymondville. A male subject there was brought to jail on an outstanding warrant.

A deputy was dispatched to Bryan Street, Houston, where a woman said she had received a parking violation citation from Rolla. She noticed that the license plates were missing from her vehicle that was parked at a Paddy Creek Road repair shop. The plates were entered in the system as stolen.

The caretaker of property on Route PP, Cabool, reported it had had been broken into two times in less than 24 hours. Doors and locks had been broken open, but nothing was reported missing.

June 8

A prisoner was transported from Mtn. Grove Police Department to Texas County Jail.

Three prisoners were transported to a correctional facility in Vandalia and two prisoners were taken to a correctional facility in Fulton.

On a court order, deputies went to a Route B, Houston, address to retrieve a 1996 Jeep Cherokee from a Houston woman. She was not there, but was located at a South Sam Houston Boulevard business. She drove the vehicle to the sheriff’s office and surrendered it.

A report was received that a vehicle was parked on private property partially blocking the roadway at the intersection of Hogan Road and Cleveland Road, Houston. Neither vehicle found there was blocking traffic.

Texas County Sheriff’s Report June 8, 2017

April 21

The wellbeing of a person on Slab Springs Road, Licking, was checked,

A prowler call was received on Cloverdale Road, Cabool. The house was checked and no prowler was located.

April 22

A prisoner was transported from Pulaski County Jail, Waynesville, to Texas County Jail.

Three stranded kayakers were rescued upstream from the Mineral Springs Access. All were in good health and not in need of medical attention.

A horse was reported on the golf course at Wedgewood Country Club on Wedgewood Drive, Mtn. Grove. A woman offered to place the horse in a pen at her son’s property until the owner could be found.

April 23

A woman on Rusty Road, Houston, reported vehicle vandalism, saying the air had been let out of her tires. It was determined to be a civil matter.

A report was received of several people walking down the road on Bean Creek Road, Licking, and fighting. No one was located. A neighbor reported seeing a truck driving at a high rate of speed down the road.

A wellbeing check was conducted on Mooney Hollow Drive, Licking. It turned out there was a dispute about keys to a vehicle. Neither party wished to fill out a statement. The 12-hour rule was placed into effect.

April 24

A suspicious person was reported walking on Solo Road, Houston. The man stated he had had a flat tire and was trying to find someone with an air tank to assist him.

A Licking man reported the theft of a 2004 Harley Davidson Dyna Wideglide. The matter is under investigation.

A civil exchange of property occurred at the sheriff’s office when a Houston woman brought in a handgun to be returned to a Houston man.

A man on Route AD, Cabool, reported a neighbor had cut down a tree and it had fallen on his property. The neighbor offered to remove the tree. The property owner decided to have the neighbor leave the tree and the property owner would remove it himself.

A residential alarm was answered on Cessna Road, Cabool. The residence was found to be secure.

Maries County requested assistance in apprehending a man wanted on a probation violation. The man was located on Big Creek Road, Yukon, and taken into custody.

An assault was reported on Route AD, Cabool. A woman said her boyfriend had choked her to the point she could not breathe. The man fled on foot and was later picked up by Cabool Police Department and brought to Texas County Jail. He was placed on a 24-hour investigative hold.

April 25

A wellbeing check was requested on Oakdale Road, Houston. The person was reached by phone by a dispatcher and stated a deputy was not needed.

A wellbeing check was requested for a man on Highway 137, Yukon. He was located by Houston City Police in Houston.

A child was reported missing on Route 137, Raymondville. While the deputy was en route, word was received that a substitute teacher had picked up the child and taken the child to school. The child’s mother was en route to meet with school officials.

A man on Forrest Drive, Houston, reported $83.00 had been stolen from his residence.

A prisoner was transported from the correctional facility at Licking to Texas County Jail.

A man on Route 17, Summersville, reported his neighbor had removed survey stakes from a recent survey. The deputy attempted to contact the neighbor and left a card for him to call the sheriff’s office.

A report was received of possible animal abuse on Greenwood Road, Mtn. Grove. The animals were not located at the property.

A prisoner was transported from Butler County Jail, Poplar Bluff, to Texas County Jail.

The wellbeing of a person on Bean Creek Drive, Licking, was checked.

A woman on Varvel Road, Willow Springs, reported her ex-boyfriend had violated a full order of protection, coming to her home, refusing to leave, and damaging several things. He fled before the deputy arrived. Information was being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office seeking charges against the man.

A woman on Highway 137, Willow Springs, reported her neighbor had threatened her and shot a gun after the neighbor’s dog had been run off her property. A probable cause statement was being forwarded to the prosecuting attorney’s office, seeking charges.

April 26

During an investigation in Mtn. Grove, contact was made with a Mtn. Grove man who was wanted on a Wright County warrant. The man was taken into custody and taken to Mtn. Grove Police Department.

A medical office requested a wellbeing check on a patient who had missed an appointment. The person was not at the address provided, but was located in Cabool. The person said the appointment had been cancelled and she was fine.

A prisoner was transported from Cabool Police Department to Texas County Jail.

April 27

A deputy was dispatched to assist an ambulance crew on a call on Morgan Road, Elk Creek.

Three prisoners were transported to a correctional facility in Fulton from Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from a correctional facility in Fulton to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from a correctional facility in Bowling Green to Texas County Jail.

A fax was received from the Missouri School Violence Hotline in reference to four juveniles being bullied at Raymondville School. Information was forwarded to the juvenile office.

A prisoner was transported from Adair County Jail, Kirksville, to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from Maries County Jail, Vienna, to Texas County Jail.

April 28

A Houston man wanted on a Texas County warrant was arrested following a traffic stop on Oak Hill Road, Houston.

April 29

A woman was reported missing after her vehicle was found floating under a bridge on Sand Shoals Road, Houston. The woman was located May 22 and said she no longer owned the vehicle and had sold it for scrap.

 

May 2

The wellbeing of a person on Grandview Road, Tyrone, was checked.

The wellbeing of a person on Dalton Drive, Licking, was checked.

Mtn. Grove Police Department faxed a report from a Texas County woman who said another woman keeps breaking into her residence on Stone Ridge Drive. Attempts to contact the woman making the complaint were not successful.

A Houston woman was arrested on an active warrant on Highway 63, Houston.

May 3

A prisoner was transported from Cabool Police Department to Texas County Jail.

A woman on Big Creek Road, Summersville, reported hearing gunshots. The deputy was unable to find any bullet holes or locate anyone at the address reported.

May 4

A business alarm call was checked out on Highway 32, Plato. The building was found to be secure.

A woman on Highway 17, Success, reported her neighbor’s dog was acting aggressively toward her. The deputy found the dog tied in its front yard; the owner was not at home.

A trespasser was reported on Atchison Lane, Plato. The man was contacted and told he was not wanted on the property.

A domestic dispute was reported on Route AW, Plato. A mother said her daughter had pushed her against the wall. The mother was advised she could speak with a juvenile officer.

May 5

Responding to a peace disturbance call on Highway 17, Houston, a deputy found a Success woman who was wanted on a Phelps County warrant. She was taken into custody and taken to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from Crawford County Jail, Steelville, to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from a Jefferson City correctional facility to Texas County Jail.

A deputy assisted a Division of Family Services investigator in an investigation on Clear Springs Road, Willow Springs.

A Licking woman reported her husband had taken some of her medication then left in her vehicle. She said he should not be driving after taking the medication. The deputy was unable to contact the man.

A Summersville man reported his fence had been cut on Highway W.

A Summersville man was arrested on Route B, Houston, on an outstanding warrant.

May 6

A domestic disturbance was reported on Mooney Hollow Drive, Licking. A man was taken into custody and taken to jail on a 24-hour hold. A bag containing substances that field-tested positive for methamphetamine, heroin, and cocaine was found. A probable cause statement was sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office seeking drug charges against the man.

May 7

A domestic disturbance was reported at Highway MM and Austin Lake Road. A man was taken into custody for third degree domestic assault, first offense. A woman was taken into custody on methamphetamine paraphernalia charges.

May 8

A man on Mineral Drive, Houston, reported he believed his neighbors were shooting in an unsafe direction. An attempt was made to contact the neighbors. The man was advised to call the sheriff’s office if the shooting resumed.

May 9

The wellbeing of a person on Highway 38, Bendavis, was checked.

A prowler call was checked out on Arthur Creek Drive, Houston. No one was found.

May 10

A Raymondville man reported the right side window of his van had been broken out while the vehicle was parked on Route 137, Raymondville.

An Edgar Springs man reported his mother’s computer had been hacked into at her residence on Turley Road, Plato. He was given an identity theft packet to fill out and send to the attorney general’s office.

May 11

The theft of $700.00 in hundred-dollar bills was reported on Five Oaks Road, Mtn. Grove. A suspect has been identified and an investigation is underway.

May 13

A report was received about a naked man near Route M and Business 60, Cabool. A Cabool man there was found to have an active Texas County warrant and was taken into custody.

A walk-in complaint was received from a Plato man who said an advertising jingle he owned was being used without his permission.

May 14

A deputy was dispatched to Mtn. Grove Police Department where a woman had reported a domestic incident that occurred on Business 60. She did not wish to pursue charges. The 12-hour rule was placed into effect.

A cow was reported in the road at Business 60 and Route M, Cabool. No cow was located.

May 15

The theft of an 18-foot tilt deck trailer was reported on Berry Road, Cabool. It was valued at $3,000.00.

The wellbeing of a person on Forrest Drive, Houston, was checked.

May 16

A deputy was dispatched to assist an ambulance crew on a call on Shafer Road, Licking.

May 17

A deputy was dispatched to assist an ambulance crew on a call on Kitchem Drive, Licking. A Licking man at the scene was found to have an active Texas County warrant and was taken into custody.

A vehicle parked off Bradford Road, Willow Springs, was broken into. A window was broken and two cell phones, floor mats and a case of soda were taken. The damage and thefts totaled $1,105.00.

A burglary was reported on Highway 63, Cabool. A list of items taken is to be provided to the sheriff’s office.

A man reported his brother had been allowed to use the family’s go-cart and had not returned it. It was found later after it had apparently broken down. The owner was advised that as he gave permission for his brother to use it, no crime was committed.

A deputy was dispatched to assist an ambulance crew on a call on Route B, Raymondville.

May 18

A Licking man reported three chainsaws and an air compressor had been stolen from his vehicle while it was parked on Lotz Drive, Licking. The equipment was valued at $855.00.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Brown Hill Road, Houston. The 12-hour rule was placed into effect.

May 19

The wellbeing of a person on Cantrell Drive, Licking, was checked.

A residential alarm call was checked out on Oak Grove Road, Cabool. The residence and outbuildings were found to be secure.

David N. Alkire, 44, Houston, was cited for domestic assault, fourth degree, following a call on Grandview Road, Houston.

Five prisoners were transported to a correctional facility in Fulton from Texas County Jail. One was returned to Texas County Jail.

Property damage was reported at an unoccupied house on Highway 38, Bucyrus. Damage to the window broken was estimated at $225.00.

At the request of the Florida Division of Family Services, a wellbeing check was conducted on Stave Mill Road, Cabool.

Deputies responded to an agency request for assistance on a possible overdose on McColgin Road, Raymondville. A man was transported to the hospital and subsequently arrested for possession of heroin and marijuana. He was placed on a 24-hour hold at the jail and later served with a warrant for possession.

A woman on Highway AP, Plato, reported being attacked by a pack of dogs while riding her horse. One dog was put down to stop the attack. An attempt was made to locate the owner(s) of the other dogs.

A man reported a camper trailer had been abandoned on his property on Highway AF, Licking. He was advised that the vehicle could be towed at the owner’s expense.

An attempt was made to check the wellbeing of a person on Highway K, Summersville.

May 20

A prisoner was transported from Barry County Jail, Cassville, to Texas County Jail.

The wellbeing of a person on Highway Z, Houston, was checked.

A man on Highway AW, Plato, reported his neighbor’s dogs were running loose.

The violation of an ex-parte order was reported on Smith Road, Hartshorn. The alleged violator was gone when deputies arrived.

May 21

A woman on Weber in Plato reported a neighbor’s dog keeps coming to her house. The deputy was not able to locate the dog or its owner.

A property owner reported rental property had been left open by tenants on Big Creek Road, Yukon. The deputy found the house to be secure.

A Licking woman reported she had been assaulted by her boyfriend four days earlier. She did not wish to pursue charges, but indicated she would be seeking a restraining order.

The wellbeing of a person on Route E, Houston, was checked.

A possible assault was reported on Highway H, Tyrone. A man there was trespassed from the property. None of the parties wished to pursue charges. The man returned and blocked traffic by lying in the road. He was taken into custody on a 24-hour hold and peace disturbance charges. While en route to the sheriff’s office, the man unbuckled his seat belt and attempted to jump out of the vehicle. He was re-secured and taken to jail, where he was placed on suicide watch.

A property owner on Route BB, Licking, requested that a man be trespassed from the property.

May 22

The wellbeing of a man walking on Fisher Drive, Houston, was checked.

Ten mailboxes were damaged on Highway 17, Summersville.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Highway 32, Plato. It was also reported that marijuana was being grown at the residence. A Plato man there was found to have outstanding warrants from Pulaski and Laclede counties and was arrested. A woman there also had an outstanding Pulaski County warrant and was arrested. Due to health problems, she would have had to be transported by ambulance to Pulaski County, and that county withdrew its warrant.

A strange odor was reported at the intersection of Tower Road and Lookout Road, Licking. No odor was detected.

A woman on Emery Road, Bucyrus, reported trespassing. The trespasser was not there when the deputy arrived.

May 24

A deputy assisted Houston Police Department on a report of under-age drinking on Charles Street, Houston.

Howell County requested assistance on Route Y, Mtn. View, as a vehicle pursuit was in progress. The pursuit went in and out of Texas County on Route Y before the vehicle was stopped in Howell County.

A deputy assisted Houston Police Department with the Special Olympics Torch Run that was going through the city.

June 2

A man on Airport Road, Cabool, reported persons were trespassing on his property. The persons and their vehicles were gone when the deputy arrived.

Possible animal neglect was reported on Bailey Road, Licking. Horses at that location were found to be cared for.

A prisoner was transported from Summersville to Texas County Sheriff’s Office.

June 3

A woman from Illinois contacted the sheriff’s office to report her brother had been calling and threatening her. The brother, who resides in Elk Creek, stated his sister had been threatening him by phone. Both said they would come to the office to give statements.

Damage to a mailbox on Valley View, Mtn. Grove, was reported.

June 4

A deputy was dispatched to assist Licking Police Department and emergency medical personnel on a call of a person having breathing problems on Highway 32, Licking.

A prisoner was transported from Shannon County Jail, Eminence, to Texas County Jail.

June 5

Jamie E. Lane, 36, Licking, was issued a warning for speed and issued a citation for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended or revoked license following a traffic stop on Highway 17, Bucyrus.

A prisoner was transported from Stone County Sheriff’s Department to Texas County Jail.

 

Texas County Sheriff’s Report

April 18

The wellbeing of a person on Grandview Road, Tyrone, was checked.

April 19

Gregory S. Hale, 49, Cabool, was cited for animal abuse/neglect, failure to maintain adequate control of his animals, two counts, following a report of dogs running loose on Mt. Pisgah Road, Cabool.

April 20

Property damage was reported at Liberty Church on Turley Road, Plato. Windows were broken out and burned spots found in the floor.

A man reported someone had taken his bankcard and his children’s Medicaid card. Investigation showed this to be a civil matter.

A domestic assault was reported on South First Street, Houston. The alleged assaulter had already left when officers arrived.

A domestic dispute was reported on Sleepy Hollow Drive, Houston. One person was injured and was taken by ambulance to the hospital.

April 21

A prisoner was transported to a medical facility in Rolla from Texas County Jail.

A 26” women’s bicycle was reported stolen from Hawkeye Road, Solo. The bike was valued at $130.00.

The theft of an Interstate Super Cargo trailer and its contents was reported on Highway 32, Licking. The items included the 24-foot trailer, tools, gold and silver coins and bars, and two televisions. The loss was estimated at $294,100.00.

April 24

A property dispute was reported on Highway 17, Summersville. The land had recently been surveyed and the deputy was able to locate the survey marker.

May 1

Houston Police Department reported a female had been assaulted in the county. Upon investigating the assault on Forest Drive, Houston, a male subject was located who was wanted on a Texas County warrant. The residence was searched and a large amount of methamphetamine and marijuana was found. Several persons were taken into custody and a probable cause statement was sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office seeking charges.

May 10

The wellbeing of a person on Route 137, Raymondville, was checked.

May 16

A Hartshorn couple came to the sheriff’s office to report the theft of firearms that occurred in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, where they formerly lived. A copy of the report was forwarded to Pennsylvania State Police.

May 20

A deputy was dispatched to assist an ambulance crew on a call on Northview Lane, Houston.

May 21

A possible break-in was reported on Emery Road, Bucyrus. The residence was found to be secure and there was no sign of a break-in.

An attempt was made to check the wellbeing of a person on Highway Y, Elk Creek.

An anonymous report was received about people speeding up the road and yelling on Forest Drive, Houston. No one was found at that location.

May 22

A deputy was requested to assist on a Division of Family Services investigation on Upton Road, Huggins.

A Licking man reported someone had put water and dirt into the fuel in his tractors and a truck on Route BB. The damage was estimated at $6,300.00.

A Plato woman reported her neighbor was harassing her and her husband over their dogs.

Jared Smith, 38, Houston, was cited for animal trespass after a deputy was called to Route UU, Solo, on a report of cattle loose on a neighbor’s property.

Possible animal neglect was checked on Fisher Drive, Houston. The dog there had food and water and did not appear to be neglected.

May 23

A Hartshorn woman reported the violation of a full order of protection by her daughter on Smith Road. A probable cause statement was being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office seeking charges.

The wellbeing of a person on Highway AU, Houston, was checked.

A Summersville man reported his ex-wife had denied his visitation with their child. A report was being forwarded to the prosecuting attorney’s office.

An Elk Creek woman reported the theft of her 2008 Pontiac on Route H. Also taken were a wallet, debit card, jacket, book bags, and two pairs of shoes. The vehicle was recovered in Franklin County on May 24. A probable cause statement has been sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office seeking charges against a 27-year-old Yukon man.

A man on Route 17, Success, reported a neighbor’s dog had been loose and when he tried to run it off, the animal became aggressive. He shot and killed the animal.

May 24

Howell County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance in a case of stolen property. Contact was made with a resident on Chapel Road, Willow Springs. The resident would not consent to a search of the property.

A prisoner was transported from Eureka City Police Department to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from Franklin County Jail, Union, to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported to a correctional facility in Vandalia from Texas County Jail.

Two prisoners were transported to a correctional facility in Fulton from Texas County Jail.

A man reported he and his son had been attacked by a man with a knife on Grogan Road, Elk Creek, three weeks earlier. He said he was unsure if he wished to pursue charges.

A Bucyrus man reported a truck trespassing on his brother’s property on Burton Branch Road. The vehicle was gone when the deputy arrived.

A white van was reported parked at Elderberry Road and Highway 17, Summersville. The deputy found that the vehicle had struck an animal and was not drivable.

May 25

Property damage was reported on Saline Lane, Plato, where a neighbor had driven a Bobcat through the yard. The neighbor was trespassed from the property and said he would pay to fix the damage.

An alarm call was received on Shady Grove Road. The property owner said it did not appear anyone was on the property.

A Raymondville woman wanted on a Texas County warrant was seen entering the prosecuting attorney’s office. She was taken into custody and taken to jail.

 

Texas County Sheriff’s Report – May 25th 2017

April 16

A burglary was reported on Spring Creek Road, Licking. Several guns, gold and diamond jewelry, a large sum of currency, and antique coins were taken. The items were valued at $22,967.00. A suspect was identified and a probable cause statement sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office.

April 19

A peace disturbance was reported on Highway 63, Cabool.

April 27

A warrant arrest was made on Route M at Highway 60, Cabool.

A deputy assisted Cabool Police Department with a warrant arrest at Garst and Durnell in Cabool.

May 1

A burglary was reported on Grassy Road, Summersville. The owner said she had located most of the stolen items and identified suspects. A probable cause statement was being forwarded to the prosecuting attorney’s office.

An assault was reported on Route MM, Mtn. Grove. A Mtn. Grove woman reported she had been assaulted by two females who came to her residence. A report was being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office for a review.

May 4

Brittany M. Barnum, 26, Licking, and David W. Myers, 30, Licking, were each cited for domestic assault, fourth degree, following domestic disturbance call at Highway 32 and Ware Road, Licking. Both were taken to Texas County Sheriff’s Office for a 12-hour hold.

A Mtn. Grove woman reported a burglary at her residence on Stone Ridge Drive. Items valued at $130.00 were reported missing.

An inmate at Texas County Jail broke a window. A report was being forwarded to the prosecuting attorney’s office.

John W. Grandstaff, 60, Bucyrus, was cited for harassment, second degree, after a deputy was called to Highway 17, Bucyrus, on a complaint of loud music.

Atasha Starbuck, 32, Bucyrus, was cited for peace disturbance by loud music following a call to Highway 17, Bucyrus.

May 5

An assault was reported on Highway E, Houston. A woman was trespassed from the property and the 12-hour domestic rule was placed into effect.

A deputy assisted Missouri State Highway Patrol with two intoxicated persons whose vehicle had broken down on Huggins Road, Huggins. One person was found to be in possession of narcotics and was arrested by MSHP.

A burglary was reported on Oak Grove Road, Cabool. A list of items taken, along with the damage done to the building, was to be provided.

The wellbeing of a person on Prairie Creek Road, Plato, was checked.

The wellbeing of a person on Hogan Road, Houston, was checked.

An alarm call was checked on Longview Road, Elk Creek. The property was found to be secure.

May 6

A man moving items out of a residence on Freely Give Road, Cabool, reported his property had been set outside. He was advised that it was a civil matter.

A woman reported a cage of chickens had been left on Gaston Road and Highway 17. Four black chickens were found. The owner was not located.

A nonresponsive male was found at a Highway CC, Licking, address. The Coroner was notified and the death appeared to be from natural causes.

Missouri State Highway Patrol requested an agency assist in locating a truck that had supposedly overturned and was submerged in a ditch on Highway 63, Houston. The vehicle was located.

A prisoner was transported from Cabool Police Department to Texas County Jail.

A deputy was dispatched to assist an ambulance crew on Highway AF, Licking.

May 7

A deputy was dispatched to assist Dent County Sheriff’s Office in locating a missing person. The person was located on Highway AB and transferred to Dent County authorities.

Possible drug paraphernalia was reported on Highway 137, Licking. Two one-gallon jugs were found that appeared to have dried mold in them.

Loud music was reported on Elk Creek Drive, Elk Creek. A person there was advised to turn down the music.

A prisoner was transported from Wright County Jail, Hartville, to Texas County Jail.

The wellbeing of a person on Mill Road, Bucyrus, was checked. The person was transported to the hospital.

The wellbeing of a person in Licking was checked.

A chainsaw was reported stolen on Wild Wood Drive, Raymondville. It was valued at $290.80.

A prisoner was transported from Pulaski County Jail, Waynesville, to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from Christian County Jail, Ozark, to Texas County Jail.

May 8

A woman on Smith Road, Hartshorn, reported a neighbor’s dogs were coming onto her property and she feared they would hurt her goats. The neighbor was advised to keep the animals penned.

A wellbeing check was conducted on Highway 137, Willow Springs, following a 911 hang-up.

Katie M. Blanco, 24, Cabool, was cited for failure to stop for a school bus displaying a sign. The incident occurred on Highway 63, Houston.

May 9

A Plato woman reported her 18-year-old son was missing. He was last seen at a motor vehicle accident in Houston on May 6 and had been transported to the hospital for treatment.

Kelsy N. Day, 28, Eunice, was cited for domestic assault, fourth degree, and for violating Missouri’s 12-hour rule following a call on Bear Claw Road, Eunice.

A Houston man reported the license plates on his vehicle had been replaced with other plates. His original plates were entered into the system as stolen.

An attempt was made to check the wellbeing of a person on Highway 38, Bendavis.

A private probation service in Houston reported a Licking man had cut off his GPS unit, saying it had caught fire and burned him. The unit was checked; it had not caught fire, but had been set on fire. A probable cause statement was being forwarded to the prosecuting attorney’s office.

Six prisoners were transported to a correctional facility in Fulton.

Two prisoners were transported from a correctional facility in Licking to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from Jackson County Jail, Kansas City, to Texas County Jail.

An alarm call was answered on Highway 137. It had been set off by a landowner repairing phone lines.

Amanda Marshall, 27, Hartshorn, was cited for domestic assault, fourth degree, following a call on Smith Road, Hartshorn.

May 10

An abandoned car was reported on Sand Hollow Road, Houston. An attempt was made to contact the owner and the vehicle was towed.

An attempt was made to check the wellbeing of a person on Smith Road, Hartshorn.

A Mtn. Grove business reported the loss or theft of a dealer plate.

The wellbeing of a person walking on Morton Road, Houston, was checked.

A man on Douglas Road, Houston, reported a neighbor had run a skid steer tractor upon his property and cut a fence. He was advised it was a civil matter.

A Cabool man reported a burglary on Highway 60, Cabool. Items taken were valued at $8,701.00.

Five prisoners were transported to a correctional facility in Fulton.

A search warrant was executed on Wright Lane, Cabool, and drugs and drug paraphernalia were found. A probable cause statement was being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office seeking charges against a Cabool man.

A deputy was dispatched to assist an ambulance crew on Shipp Drive, Licking.

A wellbeing check was made on Dugan Drive, Houston, following a 911 hang-up. Trouble with the phone line was contributed to recent storm damage.

A prisoner was transported from Cabool Police Department to Texas County Jail.

A suspicious vehicle was reported on Bean Creek Drive, Licking. No vehicle was found.

The possible theft of items was reported on Union Road, Cabool. A vehicle was picking up scrap metal. There was no evidence a crime had been committed.

A Houston woman was sentenced on May 2 to four years in the Department of Corrections and was given a furlough until May 9. She failed to report at her assigned time.

May 11

An odor complaint was received on Spruce Drive, Cabool, where a cow had died during flooding. The cow’s owner was contacted to remove the animal.

A prowler was reported on Freely Give Road, Cabool. No one was found at that location.

A prisoner was transported from Cabool Police Department to Texas County Jail on a warrant.

A prisoner was transported to a medical facility in West Plains.

A wellbeing check was conducted on Highway 137, Elk Creek, following a 911 hang-up.

The FBI requested information. All information was obtained and returned per the request.

May 12

A Licking man was taken into custody on a warrant arrest while sitting in the parking lot of Texas County Jail.

A man on Highway 32, Plato, reported his juvenile son missing. The juvenile later returned to the resident. A copy of the report was being sent to the juvenile office.

A prisoner was transported to a correctional facility in Jefferson City.

Three prisoners were transported to a correctional facility in Vandalia.

A prisoner was transported from Wright County Sheriff’s Office, Hartville, to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from Pettis County Sheriff’s Office, Sedalia, to Texas County Jail.

A chainsaw, lawn mower battery and a four-wheeler key were reported stolen on Brown Hill Road, Houston. The owner later located the chainsaw.

A Raymondville man reported his mother would not return his children to his custody. She was located at a law office in Willow Springs and custody was exchanged.

May 13

A Cabool man was arrested on a warrant near Route M and Business 60, Cabool.

A domestic assault involving vehicles was reported on Highway 32, Success. A Houston man was taken to jail for an interview. A report was being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office for a review.

A Roby woman reported one of her license plates had been stolen.

An alarm call was checked out on Highway 17, Houston. The building was found to be secure.

A man reported neighbors were shooting guns on Mineral Drive Houston. The persons showed the deputy where they were shooting and said they would not shoot after dark.

May 14

Doyle W. Revelle, 45, Licking, was cited for assault following a domestic disturbance call on Route N, Licking.

A resident on Robin Drive, Plato, reported a neighbor was draining a swimming pool and water was running onto her property. The neighbor was contacted and said she would divert the water.

A report of threats with a firearm was received on Route EE and Wilson Drive, Cabool. The man reporting the threat did not wish to pursue charges.

A resident on Longview Road, Elk Creek, reported a snake in his residence. No snake was located.

A man on Route B, Houston, reported a vehicle parked on his property He was advised he could have the vehicle towed at the owner’s expense.

A deputy was dispatched to the Jacks Fork River access on Route Y, Mtn. View, for a domestic disturbance. Neither party wished to file a complaint. The 12-hour rule was placed into effect.

A deputy was called to assist Missouri State Highway Patrol on a call at Dogs Bluff river access where a man was reported slumped over the wheel of a vehicle. It was determined he had been sleeping.

A report was received that vehicles were blocking the road at Route UU and Bennett Road, Solo. No vehicles were found.

A prisoner was transported from Mtn. Grove Police Department to Texas County Jail.

May 15

Trespassing was reported on Highway 38 and Dykes Road, Houston. The vehicle was not located.

A burglary was reported on Beeler Road, Cabool. A washer and dryer, two 12-foot green pipe gates, and two microwave ovens were taken. The items were valued at $600.00.

The sheriff’s office was notified that a sex offender had moved and failed to register his address. He was located and his address obtained.

A deputy assisted a Division of Family Service investigator on a child abuse hotline call on Smith Road, Hartshorn.

May 16

A suspicious vehicle was reported on Highway 63, Houston. No vehicle was found.

Two persons on Taylor Lane, Plato, reported a man had threatened them by phone. The matter is under investigation.

An emergency message was relayed to a person on Piney Drive, Bucyrus.

A Raymondville man reported a woman had stolen checks and forged checks on his account. A fraud report was filed.

The wellbeing of two persons on Ashley Creek Road, Raymondville, was checked.

May 17

A deputy was called to assist on an ambulance call on Route B, Raymondville.

A Houston man reported a business had taken money from his account. He was advised that it was a civil matter.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Ozark Street, Houston. Both parties were spoken to and the 12-hour rule placed into effect.

A wellbeing check was conducted on Harzog Drive, Plato. The person was located and was fine.

A deputy was dispatched to assist Houston Police Department on a domestic disturbance call on Highway 17, Houston.

May 18

Trash dumping was reported on Evans Road, Eunice.

A Licking woman reported a relative had stolen her credit card and charged $1,400.00. She was given an identity theft packet to send to the attorney general’s office.

A Summersville man reported a Summersville woman did not show up for a child transfer. It was learned the woman was staying at a shelter.

A deputy assisted a Division of Family Services investigator on a call of drugs in a home on Highway AW, Plato. The call was determined to be unfounded.

May 19

A woman on Shannon Lane, Summersville, reported two horses in her yard. The owner came and took them back.

Texas County Sheriff’s Report – May 11th 2017

April 17

A Bucyrus woman reported her former landlord had thrown some of her belongings away and burned them. A report was being forwarded to the prosecuting attorney’s office for a review.

April 19

Officers with Texas County Sheriff’s Office and Phelps Country Sheriff’s Office went to an Edgar Springs address in an attempt to locate a wanted subject. A man at that residence was found to have an active Texas County warrant and was placed under arrest.

April 20

A runaway juvenile was reported on Evening Shade Road, Roby. The juvenile was located in a wooded area, transported to Texas County Justice Center and turned over to the juvenile office. The juvenile’s mother later picked up the child.

April 25

A man reported two vicious dogs running loose at Mineral Springs River Access, Houston. No dogs were there when the deputy arrived.

April 27

A deputy ran a check on a vehicle with a dealer plate and discovered the plate had been stolen out of St. Louis. The woman driving the vehicle said it belonged to a Bucyrus man. The man stated he was in the process of buying the vehicle from a person in St. Louis. The man was advised he would be held on a 24-hour seeking a warrant for the theft of the plate. As of this date, the vehicle had not been reported as stolen.

A deputy assisted a Division of Family Services investigator on a call on Highway 32, Plato.

A woman reported her pickup was on Baxter Road, Licking, and the person possessing it was refusing to return it. She had a wrecker ready to retrieve the vehicle and requested that deputies accompany the wrecker as the vehicle was picked up. The vehicle was retrieved.

A resident on Green Drive, Cabool, reported her dog had been attacked and killed by her neighbor’s dog. The neighbor was contacted and told to maintain adequate control of his dog. He stated the animal would no longer be living at that address.

April 28

A prisoner was transported from Dent County Jail, Salem, to Texas County Jail.

Deputies were dispatched to Timber Hill Road where a vehicle was reported to be stuck in the river with a man inside. No vehicle was found in the water. A vehicle with damage was found at the intersection of Smith Road with no one inside. The windshield has been broken out and there were footprints on the hood. The vehicle was towed from the scene to keep it from possibly being swept down the river.

April 29

An attempt was made to do a wellbeing check on Route M, Plato. No one was home.

A motorist was stranded by high water on Elk Creek Road, Elk Creek. Texas County Rescue Unit responded and safely extricated the driver.

A medical emergency was reported on Whitlock Road, Licking, where a woman had no electricity and needed a breathing treatment. The deputy was unable to reach the residence due to flooding. A Missouri State Highway Patrol officer who lived close by was able to walk to the residence and fuel her generator.

A deputy assisted Missouri State Highway Patrol with a swift water rescue on Route BB, Licking. Four people and a dog were trapped at a residence due to floodwater. A rescue boat was deployed and all were brought to safety.

Possible vehicle tampering was reported on Country Aire Lane, Mtn. Grove, where a woman said someone attempted to break into her vehicle, setting off its alarm

April 30

Two deputies responded to a report of a vehicle stalled out in water on Highway VV near Highway 137. The two were able to pull the vehicle out of the water and the driver was able to restart the vehicle and leave.

Houston Police Department requested assistance with a car in the water at Highway 63 and Brushy Creek Road. The vehicle, which had washed away from a residence, was found and was unoccupied.

The wellbeing of a person on Big Creek Road, Yukon, was checked.

A deputy was called to assist an ambulance crew on a call on Brown Hill Road, Houston.

May 1

A deputy assisted Missouri State Highway Patrol on a report of a careless and imprudent driver on Highway 63 south of Licking who was reportedly running cars off the road. The vehicle and driver were not found.

A man on Oakdale Road, Houston, reported a woman had violated a safety plan put in place by the Division of Family Services, Children’s Division. He later denied making the phone call.

The wellbeing of a person on Nevill Road, Cabool, was checked.

A report was received of a dog running at large on Vernon Drive, Cabool, chasing horses and pigs. Contact was made with the dog’s owner, who was advised to keep the animal up or he would receive a citation.

A prisoner was transported to and from a medical facility in St. Louis.

May 2

A deputy was dispatched to Highway 63 and Route RA for a report of an individual running around in the road. A woman was found at the scene and she said she had been involved in a domestic dispute on Oakdale Road, Houston. She was taken to her residence, where a man was contacted. Neither wished to file a complaint. The 12-hour rule was put into effect.

The wellbeing of a person on Clear Springs Road, Willow Springs, was checked.

The FBI requested information on two subjects. The information was obtained and returned to them.

A residential alarm was answered on Russell Drive, Cabool. The house was found to be secure.

A woman on Barnes Road, Cabool, reported a Smith and Wesson Bodyguard .380-caliber semiautomatic handgun missing from her vehicle. The gun was valued at $375.00.

A prisoner was transported from Benton County Jail, Warsaw, to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from Buchanan County Jail, St. Joseph, to Texas County Jail.

May 3

An attempt was made to check the wellbeing of a person on Beeler Road, Cabool.

A property check was conducted on Route BB, Licking, where the large overhead door of the building was open. The building was checked and no damage found to the vehicles or equipment inside. The building was then secured.

Texas County Sheriff’s Report – May 4th 2017

March 14

A suspicious vehicle was reported at the site of a home being remodeled on Highway 63, Houston. A neighbor told the driver to leave the property.

March 19

An anonymous person reported finding drugs on Little Creek Road, Mtn. Grove. An officer with the drug task force confirmed that it was a meth lab. It was removed.

April 6

A deputy assisted a Division of Family Services investigator on a call on Mesa Drive, Houston.

April 7

A Licking man reported an unauthorized charge had appeared on his credit card bill. He was given an identity theft packet to fill out and send to the attorney general’s office

April 9

A woman on Highway 17, Houston, reported the theft of two four-wheelers. The vehicles were later recovered and suspects identified in the theft. One person was arrested on Texas County warrants. Information was being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office seeking charges in the theft.

April 13

An attempt was made to check the wellbeing of a person on Fisher Drive, Houston.

A deputy assisted Houston Police Department and Cabool Police Department with a funeral escort from E Highway, Houston, to Cabool Cemetery.

A deputy was dispatched to Bennett Road, Solo, for a 911 report of a child at home alone. The child had called a parent to report a woman was beating on the door and screaming. The child’s parent was at the home when the deputy arrived. No woman was found outside.

As the deputy was returning from the call on Bennett Road, he observed Houston Police Department at an accident scene on Highway 63. At HPD request, the deputy went to Lone Star Drive and located a person believed involved in the accident.

During the accident investigation on Lone Star Drive, an officer was requested to make a warrant arrest in separate report on Sam Houston Boulevard. A Roby woman was arrested on a Texas County warrant and transported to jail.

April 14

Possible road hunters were reported on Sand Hollow Road, Houston. The deputy located a truck with three persons in it. The driver stated they were not shooting out of the truck, but later said a passenger shot a tree while they were going down the road. They were advised not to be shooting guns while going down the road. The case was turned over to Missouri Department of Conservation.

A man on Baldridge Road, Plato, reported the theft of 30 rolls of fence wire, valued at $4,000.

A domestic disturbance between two persons in a car on Arnott Road, Licking, was reported. The deputy was unable to locate the car or the two persons.

April 16

While scouting for turkeys off Pearcy Road, Bucyrus, in preparation for the season opening the following day, a deputy came upon two persons calling turkeys and possessing loaded shotguns. The case was turned over to a Missouri Conservation Department agent.

April 18

A Jayco Jay Flight SLX camping trailer was reported stolen from a dealership on Business 60, Mtn. Grove. The camper was valued at $18,643.00. Surveillance video captured the theft taking place around 4:30 a.m.

April 23

A prowler was reported on Big Creek Road, Summersville. No prowler was found.

April 24

A resident on Cleveland Road, Houston, reported he was watching a movie when a truck stopped on the road and someone shot out his porch light. The matter is under investigation.

April 25

The wellbeing of a person on Bean Creek Dive, Licking, was checked.

April 26

The wellbeing of a person on Camden Lane, Bucyrus, was checked.

A deputy was dispatched to assist the Missouri State Highway Patrol at an accident on Bailey Road, Licking.

The wellbeing of three persons on Highway 137, Raymondville, was checked.

A 911 hang-up was checked out on Route AH, Plato. All was found to be secure.

A resident on German Road, Houston, reported that sometime between Sunday night and Tuesday night someone had shot his dusk-to-dawn light.

A wellbeing check was requested on Texas Tower Road, Licking, but cancelled before the deputy arrived.

A prisoner was transported from Phelps County Jail, Rolla, to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from Wright County Jail, Hartville, to Texas County Jail.

 

Texas County Sheriff’s Report April 20, 2017

March 30

A resident on Raven Drive, Cabool, reported property damage. It appeared a truck pulling a trailer had gotten stuck in his yard, gotten free, then dumped some mud slurry from a boring machine on the road.

March 31

The wellbeing of a Plato person was checked at the request of Pulaski County Mental Health.

A Summersville woman was arrested on Scenic Road on a Texas County warrant.

April 1

Corey Z. Smith, 19, Licking, was issued a citation for assault third degree for allegedly punching another inmate at Texas County Jail.

Texas County 911 requested a wellbeing check on Robertson Drive, Licking. Two brothers had been arguing over a necklace and one called 911. The children’s mother was contacted and stated she would educate her children about the proper use of 911.

April 2

A domestic disturbance was reported on Route N, Licking. Two persons were arrested and taken to jail for a 24-hour hold for drug paraphernalia. A probable cause statement was being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office for a review.

April 3

A domestic disturbance was reported on Highway 38, Huggins. Both parties were advised of the 12-hour rule and the male subject left the residence.

April 4

A Houston man reported identity theft, saying someone had tried to file his taxes and it was not him. He was given an identity theft packet to send to the attorney general’s office.

A Solo man reported his guitar had been stolen. The instrument was valued at $9,000.00. Two suspects were identified. The investigation continues.

A possible motor vehicle theft report was received from Mtn. Grove Police Department. The report alleged a Mtn. Grove man had taken a truck belonging to a man on Route MM. The matter is under investigation.

A call was received about a foul odor on Oakhill Drive, Mtn. Grove. The area was searched but no dead animals were found or foul odor detected.

April 5

A deputy assisted with traffic control at an accident on Highway 63, Houston.

Deputies assisted Missouri State Highway Patrol in a pursuit toward Houston on Route B. The suspect was apprehended by MSHP on Route U.

A man on Route AW, Plato, reported seeing prowlers on his property and that several items were missing from an outbuilding.

Littering was reported on Old Yukon Road, Raymondville. A woman was advised she needed to pick up the trash or be cited for littering.

April 6

The wellbeing of a person on Mineral Drive, Houston, was checked.

Loud music was reported on Elk Creek Road, Elk Creek. The deputy did not hear any loud music at that location.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Route E, Houston. One person had left before the deputy arrived. The other person did not wish to sign a statement.

A civil dispute was reported on German Road, Houston. A woman said she was moving and some of her property was missing.

A man, who was reported to be suicidal, was taken into custody on Arthur Road, Houston, after coming out of a garage with a handgun. He was to be transported to a stress unit for a 96-hour hold.

Deputies were dispatched to a Horseshoe Drive, Houston, residence for a reported domestic disturbance. Neither party wished to fill out a statement. One person was transported to a hospital for a mental health evaluation.

Houston Police Department requested assistance in locating a male subject on Sugar Maple Drive, Houston. The person was wanted on a felony warrant out of Texas. He was not located.

A prisoner was transported to Ozarks Medical Center, West Plains.

A prisoner was transported from Wright County Jail, Hartville, to Texas County Jail.

Three prisoners were transported to a correctional facility in Fulton from Texas County Jail.

Two prisoners were transported to a correctional facility in Vandalia from Texas County Jail.

April 7

A bear was reported in the yard of a Fisher Drive, Houston, residence. The bear was not located.

An anonymous caller said there was an underage drinking party going on at Boiling Springs Campgrounds, Licking. The deputy found a spelunking convention was being held at the campgrounds with approximately 300 persons attending. No underage drinking or drug use was observed.

A Licking man reported his lawnmower trailer had been stolen while parked on property on Route Y, Willow Springs. The trailer was valued at $750.00.

The wellbeing of a person on Buffalo Road, Licking, was checked.

April 8

A resident on Pointer Road, Mtn. Grove, reported the windshield of the truck had been broken out. The damage was estimated at $300.00.

A deputy assisted Cabool Police Department with two warrant arrests on Shelton Road, Cabool.

Deputies were dispatched to a Big Creek Road, Yukon, address for a fire reportedly set by an occupant of the home. It was determined the fire was purposely set by the state fire marshal.

A prowler was reported on Country Aire Lane, Mtn. Grove. No one was found.

A deputy was dispatched to assist a Division of Family Services employee at a Route N, Licking, residence. No one was found at home at that address.

A woman called to say four vehicles and several persons were blocking Route BB, Licking. It was discovered that parents were picking up their children there. All the children left with their parents.

A deputy was dispatched to assist an ambulance crew on a call on Buffalo Road, Licking.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Route N. Licking. The parties had left the scene before the deputy arrived.

A deputy assisted an ambulance crew on a call on Reed Road, Licking. One person was transported by ambulance to the hospital in Houston.

A prisoner was transported from Douglas County Jail, Ava, to Texas County Jail.

April 9

Houston Police Department requested assistance with a trespassing call on Roberson Road, Houston.

Trespassing was reported on Highway 38, Houston. There was no one there when the deputy arrived.

A resident on Mt. Pisgah Road, Cabool, reported her neighbors were trespassing on her property. The neighbors were advised to stay off the property.

A man on Fisher Drive, Houston, reported a vehicle had hit a propane tank in the yard. One person was asked to leave the property. The property owner did not wish to seek any charges.

Deputies were dispatched to assist Missouri State Highway Patrol with a rolling domestic dispute on Route E, Houston.

April 10

An alarm call was received on Elm Street, Roby. The call was cancelled before the deputy arrived.

A deputy assisted Licking Police Department on a domestic disturbance call on Main Street, Licking. The persons involved were advised of the 12-hour rule.

A deputy assisted a Division of Family Services employee with a case involving alleged drug paraphernalia and unfit living conditions for children on Main Street, Licking. No contact was made with the adults; two children were spoken with. No further action was taken at that time.

A prisoner was transported from Mtn. Grove Police Department to Texas County Jail.

The wellbeing of a person on Bado Road, Cabool, was checked.

A woman on Dugan Drive, Hartshorn, reported someone had cut her fence, put together her deer stand, and placed it in a tree. She suspected poaching. No one was found.

A report was received about an out-of-control person on Dalton Drive, Licking. The call was cancelled before the deputy arrived.

A dog was reported loose at Raymondville School on Highway B. The animal’s owner was located and said she would retrieve the dog. She was advised to keep the animal in her yard.

A report was received of two males fighting on Highway 63 at Dixon Road, Licking. No one was located.

April 11

A deputy was dispatched to a Business 60, Mtn. Grove, business for a report of a camper trailer stolen while parked on the business lot. The camper and contents were valued at over $20,000.00. A suspect has been identified and an investigation is underway.

A person reported someone had cut locks off storage units on Highway 17, Roby. The owner of the units said he had cut off the locks.

A possible suicidal subject was reported on Boone Creek Road, Licking. The subject denied wanting to harm himself and was checked by medical responders.

As a deputy was patrolling Highway 17 and Route ZZ, Bucyrus, a cow was observed in the roadway. A worker for the owner assisted in getting the cow back behind the fence.

A peace disturbance was reported on Route N, Licking. Persons at that location were advised to keep it quiet.

A residential alarm call was checked out on Route W, Summersville. The alarm had been tripped accidentally by a family member.

A Licking man was arrested on Robertson Drive, Licking, on a Christian County warrant.

Trespassing was reported at the Plato Post Office on Highway 32. A woman there was advised not to return to the property.

April 12

An attempt was made to locate a possible domestic disturbance reported on Oakdale Road, Houston. The address given to 911 was vacant, and dispatch was unable to reach the person who made the call.

Marissa N. Hicks, 22, Cabool, was issued a citation for animal abuse/neglect, failure to maintain an animal after a resident report a dog running loose. A copy of the report will be forwarded to the prosecuting attorney’s office.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Kelly Road, Raymondville. A report was being forwarded to the prosecuting attorney’s office for a review.

A Willow Springs man reported he had been assaulted by another Willow Springs man on Varvel Road, Cabool, the previous day. A report was being sent the prosecuting attorney’s office for a review.

A prisoner was transported from Hollister Police Department to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from Taney County Jail, Forsyth, to Texas County Jail.

Four prisoners were transported to a correctional facility in Fulton from Texas County Jail.

The wellbeing of a person on Highway 32, Licking, was checked.

April 13

A man reported someone was standing at Dogs Bluff Access, Houston, shining a flashlight into traffic. Persons at the scene were given a verbal warning for trespassing.

Bobbie M. Hebblethwaite, 35, Raymondville, was issued a citation for domestic assault third degree following a call to Kelly Road, Raymondville. A report was being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office for a review.

A prisoner was transported to a correctional facility in Vandalia from Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported to correctional facility in Fulton from Texas County Jail.

A deputy was dispatched to Timberline Road, Willow Springs, to notify residents that a family member had been involved in an accident.

An attempt was made to locate a person wanted on a warrant on Redbud Street, Houston.

April 17

A suspicious vehicle was reported on Colburn Road, Cabool. The vehicle was found parked in a resident’s driveway.

Sheriff’s Report for April 13

March 18

As a deputy was patrolling Highway 17, Houston, he found a spoon that field-tested positive for methamphetamine. The spoon was disposed of by the sheriff’s department.

A Licking man reported money was missing out of his bank account. He identified suspects in the case, but did not follow up with a statement.

March 19

The theft of saddles, tools, game consoles and other items, valued at a total of $6,595.00, was reported on Route AW, Plato.

A Summersville man reported he had let an employee use his truck and the employee refused to return it. The employee was contacted and said the owner could come and retrieve the truck.

Trespassing was reported on Brushy Creek Road, Raymondville. No one was found. The complainant did not wish to leave a name or number.

A break-in was reported on Route BB, Licking. The lock on a sliding door was broken. Nothing was missing from the residence.

An alarm call was received at a residence on Shady Grove Road, Cabool, but was cancelled before the deputy arrived.

A deputy was asked to assist Missouri State Highway Patrol with a hit-and-run accident at the junction of Route AM and Pleasant Hill Road, Mtn. Grove. It was determined that the collision was purposeful and not an accident and an investigation was begun. One person was brought in for questioning. Information was being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office for a review.

March 20

An Elk Creek man reported a neighbor had been using an old logging road on his property to get to the neighbor’s residence. The deputy observed that the neighbor was accessing the logging road by driving in the state’s right-of-way, making ruts in the ditch. The deputy advised the neighbor that he needed to contact Missouri Department of Transportation to have a culvert installed or he could be cited for property damage.

A resident alarm was received on Route H, Cabool. The residence was found to be secure. No one was at home.

An attempted break-in was reported on Oak Hill Road, Houston, where the caller believed someone had tried to kick in the front doors of a church.

A Hartshorn man reported a kidnapping, saying his juvenile son had left in a vehicle with the juvenile’s stepbrother. The stepbrother was contacted and advised that the father did not want his son to go live with the stepbrother. The son was returned to the man, who said he did not wish to pursue charges.

March 21

A man called to report a dead body hanging from a tree in the Licking area. Deputies and troopers with Missouri State Highway Patrol were unable to locate anyone in a tree. Information was being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office for the filing of charges related to misusing 911 and making a false report.

The wellbeing of a person on Highway 17, Houston, was checked.

A Plato man reported a missing license plate. He said he believed the plate fell off his vehicle.

March 22

A warrant arrest was made on Forrest Drive, Houston. The subject was taken to Texas County Jail.

A Licking man reported he had sold a vehicle to a person and when he went to cash the check for the purchase, the account had been closed. He said he had taken the check to the prosecuting attorney’s office and that he wanted to pursue charges of stealing. A report and probable cause statement were being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office.

March 27

A man reported a woman had assaulted him at a Forrest Drive, Houston, residence. Both parties gave voluntary statements. The 12-hour rule was placed into effect.

A Houston man said he had given a landowner an easement through his property on Morton Road and that the landowner then put up a gate. The man said he does not want the gate on his property and wanted it removed. He was advised he could remove the gate if he owns the property, but could not destroy the gate or keep it.

March 28

The theft of a chop saw and cash was reported at a Highway 63, Cabool, business. The loss from the break-in was estimated at $1,838.00. The chop saw was recovered as a deputy was working another case, and a report was to be sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office seeking charges.

A child called the sheriff’s office, saying his grandmother was attacking him. Upon arrival at the Camden Lane, Bucyrus, residence, a deputy observed that the woman was in need of medical attention and an ambulance was called. The Division of Family Services was called and the children at the residence were removed until a parent could arrive from out of state to get them.

A Plato woman on Turley Road reported her vehicle had been broken into and her wallet containing cash, a bank card and her license had been taken. The loss was estimated at $350.00.

A residential break-in was reported on Highway 63, Houston. Medication was reported missing from the home. Two suspects were identified and arrested, held on a 24-hold. Information was being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office seeking charges in the case.

A search warrant was executed on Steffens Street, Houston. Approximately three pounds of marijuana, 42 Tramadol pills, five morphine pills, three hydrocodone pills, a baggie of a crystal-like substance, and items used for the packaging and distribution of narcotics were found. Two suspects residing at the residence were arrested and taken to jail. Two small children were paced into the custody of the state’s Children’s Division.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Camden Lane, Houston. Both parties came to an agreement over an argument they were having. The 12-hour rule was placed into effect.

March 29

Trash dumping was reported on Jacks Ford Road, Mtn. View. It was determined the items had been stolen from the residence of a Howell County man who passed away about a year ago.

While searching on Indian Creek Road, Houston, for a Summersville woman who was a wanted fugitive, the woman’s vehicle was found. The plates had been tampered with and were seized to be destroyed.

March 30

Angela M. Howell, 34, Salem, was issued a citation for failure to maintain financial responsibility, no proof of insurance, following a stop made on Highway 17, Roby.

A wellbeing check was conducted on Curran Road, Willow Springs.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Morton Road, Houston. A man was taken into custody and held on a 12-hour hold for domestic violence.

A deputy assisted a Division of Family Services investigator on a call on King Road, Mtn. Grove.

A man on Boone Creek Road, Licking, reported someone had set up a tent on his property and was living there without his permission.  The person who had set up the tent was gone when the deputy arrived.

A prisoner was transported to a Pulaski County court appearance in Waynesville and returned to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from Butler County to Texas County Jail.

March 31

A prisoner was transported from Cabool Police Department to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from Howell County Jail, West Plains, to Texas County Jail.

April 1

A woman on Highway 137, Willow Springs, reported her two children and a friend had been shooting guns behind her house and that a neighbor had fired a pistol at them. The neighbor was contacted and said she had fired a shot into the ground because a bullet hit her window. She showed the deputy where she shot into the ground. The neighbor said she did not wish to pursue charges.

A deputy assisted Houston Police Department in trying to locate a man who was a suspect in the assault on a Houston woman. The man was located and arrested on an outstanding warrant.

A Houston man said a woman who threw rocks at his vehicle and struck him with a baseball bat. He was asked to fill out a statement form, but did not do so.

A deputy assisted a Division of Family Services investigator on a call on Highway 137, Yukon.

Barbara G. Nehus, 69, Raymondville, was cited for failure to register a motor vehicle and failure to maintain financial responsibility, no proof of insurance, following a traffic stop on Route B, Raymondville.

A Honda generator was reported missing following a break-in on Macedonia Road, Cabool.

April 2

A truck was reported to be blocking the gate of property on Dade Lane, Cabool. The vehicle was towed at the owner’s expense.

A resident on Friendship Drive, Raymondville, brought in a threatening letter he had received in the mail from a Salem, Arkansas, address. The matter is under investigation.

A deputy assisted with traffic control near the scene of a structure fire on Highway 137, Raymondville.

A domestic dispute was reported on Piney Drive, Houston. Information was being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office for a review.

A prowler report was checked out on Highway 137, Tyrone. No one was found.

A Raymondville man reported the theft of a riding lawnmower and a disc grinder from his shop on Fisher Drive. The shop also sustained damage to a door. The loss was estimated at $470.00.

A woman on Route U, Cabool, reported her mailbox had been knocked down by a road grader. Upon speaking with the grader operator, the deputy determined the mailbox had been knocked down before the road was being graded.

A deputy was dispatched to Birchen Road, Hartshorn, on a domestic disturbance call. The deputy was unable to locate the parties involved.

April 3

A peace disturbance was reported at a bar on Highway 60, Mtn. Grove. An intoxicated person was taken to Texas County Jail for a 12-hour safe keeping hold.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Highway 17, Bucyrus, Neither party wished to pursue charges. The 12-hour rule was placed into effect.

A report of trespassing was received on Freely Give Road, Cabool. It was determined to be a civil matter between a property owner and a tenant.

A business alarm was checked out on Highway 63, Cabool. It was found that a child had been playing with the entry keypad.

A prisoner was transported to a correctional facility in Fulton.

April 4

A report was received that there was a length of chain in the road at Highway 17 and Evergreen Road, Bucyrus. Nothing was found.

A report of trespassing and a gunshot was received on Vollmer Drive, Raymondville. A woman noticed a vehicle at neighbor’s property and then heard a gunshot. She said she was struck in the face with a shot pellet. It was determined a man had been fishing on the property and had fired a 20-gauge shotgun at a bird. The woman did not wish to pursue charges, and the man was told to leave the property.

Investigation was begun into the possible assault of a juvenile by an adult on Plato Drive, Plato. The adult allegedly grabbed the arm of the juvenile.

A resident on Colburn Road, Cabool, reported the theft of a package from his mailbox. The package contained a rifle barrel valued at $212.00.

A prisoner was transported from Douglas County Jail, Ava, to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from Pulaski County Jail, Waynesville, to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from the correctional facility at Licking to Texas County Jail.

A citation for animal trespass/failure to maintain adequate control of animals was issued to Ashley R. Collins, 28, Cabool, after a neighbor on Simmons Drive, Cabool, reported her dogs had come to his property, acting aggressively.

April 5

Two persons were arrested for domestic assault in the third degree following a call on Shafer Road, Licking.

A business owner on Business 60, Mtn. Grove, reported a two-vehicle accident had occurred on his property. The deputy spoke with both parties involved. The two exchanged insurance information.

A report was received of an open door at a residence on Route N, Licking. Nothing was found to be out of place at the residence.

Texas County Sheriff’s Report April 6, 2017

February 24

A Licking woman called to report her mother’s television had been stolen. The man who took the TV is married to her mother. She was told no crime had been committed.

February 26

A deputy assisted a Division of Family Services employee in investigating a complaint on Morton Road, Houston. The complaint was determined to be unfounded.

A deputy was dispatched to assist an ambulance crew on a call on Bucyrus Drive, Bucyrus.

February 27

A residential alarm was checked out on Route H, Elk Creek. The residence was found to be secure.

March 2

A fight was reported between two Plato High School students on school grounds. Reports were being forwarded to the prosecuting attorney’s office and the juvenile office for review.

March 8

A prisoner was transported from St. Louis County Jail, Clayton, to Texas County Jail.

March 9

A man on Route M, Success, reported his truck had been shot at and damaged. A suspect was identified and the investigation is continuing.

A prisoner was transported from Cabool Police Department to Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains for a 96-hour hold.

Mtn. Grove Police Department requested an agency assist with a report of a child taken by a parent at gunpoint. The call was cancelled while the deputy was en route.

A residential alarm was checked out on Highway H, Cabool. The residence was secure. The cause of the alarm is believed to be weather related as a large amount of hail was found in the yard.

March 10

A burglary was reported at storage units on Highway 60, Cabool. Seven units had damage, some missing locks and others having the latches cut. Items valued at $450.00 had been taken from one unit. Another unit was missing costume jewelry. Evidence was collected at the scene.

A man on Gladden Road, Success, reported his mailbox had been shot.

A trespasser was reported on Hartville Road, Licking. No one was found.

A suspicious person was reported on Route N, Licking. The area was canvassed and no matching subject was located. During the canvass, another subject was arrested for a separate incident observed by the deputies.

A deputy was asked to search for a vehicle that was driving carelessly and imprudently on Highway 63 between Houston and Cabool. No vehicle was located.

A deputy was dispatched to assist an ambulance crew on Shafer Road, Licking.

An attempt was made to check the wellbeing of a person on Burton Branch Road, Success.

Property damage was reported at a radio station tower building on Highway 60, Cabool.

A Licking man requested a relative be removed from his property on Deer Run Drive, Licking. He was advised that he would have to seek a court order.

March 11

A prisoner was transported from Franklin County Jail, Union, to Texas County Jail.

Two small window air-conditioning units valued at $185.00 were reported stolen from property on Scenic Road, Summersville.

A woman on Wheeling Lane, Plato, reported her two juvenile sons had taken a neighbor’s truck and were headed into Texas County from Pulaski County. The juveniles returned home and said they had not left the property. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office was going to make contact with the family.

March 12

A woman reported the violation of an ex-parte order by a man on Freedom Road, Willow Springs. She was to make a statement confirming the allegation. No statement was received and the case was closed.

A Cabool man residing on Timber Drive inside the city limits reported finding a dog on a chain tangled up in the woods behind his residence. That area is outside the city limits. The Cabool dogcatcher was able to free the dog and take it to the city pound.

March 13

The theft of a dune buggy from a residence on Brushy Creek Road, Houston, was reported. A suspect was identified in the case and was arrested on an active Texas County warrant. The investigation is continuing.

March 16

A deputy was dispatched to Cooper Lane, Licking, for a possible suicidal person. The person was taken by ambulance to Phelps County Regional Hospital in Rolla.

The theft of a travel trailer and its contents was reported on Mallard Road, Licking. The trailer and items were valued at $2,610.00.

March 18

A 911 hang-up was checked out on Evergreen Road, Bucyrus, where a child had been playing with a phone.

A man on Route UU, Solo, reported a neighbor’s cattle were getting onto his property. The cows’ owner was contacted and advised to remove the animals.

Ivan P. Barton, Jr., 36, Mtn. Grove, was cited for assault third degree following a domestic disturbance call on Sunshine Drive, Mtn. Grove.

March 19

A Licking woman reported her son had been bitten by a dog. The dog’s owner was contacted and said the animal was not current on its vaccinations. The dog was quarantined for ten days. The woman said her son would begin a series of rabies shots.

March 20

A report was received of shots fired and unlawful use of a weapon on Kelly Road, Raymondville. A man reported he had stopped his vehicle and was assaulted by three men. A report was being sent to the prosecuting attorney’s office for a review.

March 22

A wellbeing check was attempted on Clouse Road, Mtn. Grove. No one was home.

An alarm call was received at a business on Limestone Drive, Mtn. Grove. The business manager stated the building was secure and it was believed a mouse set off the motion alarm.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Crane Drive, Bucyrus. One person was taken into custody but then released after the other person refused to prosecute. Both parties were advised of the 12-hour rule.

The wellbeing of a person on Highway 17, Houston, was checked.

March 23

A Houston resident reported property damage and theft from a rental house on Arthur Creek Drive. A washer and dryer and a water heater were taken, valued at $1,400.00.

A prisoner was transported to a correctional facility in Vandalia.

Four prisoners were transported to a correctional facility in Fulton.

James E. Dodd, 46, Houston, and Tina A. Dodd, 42, Houston, were each cited for domestic assault fourth degree following an incident on Morton Road, Houston.

A Springfield man reported a Houston woman had failed to return his 2016 Bulldog trailer. The woman was contacted and the trailer turned over to the sheriff’s office for its owner to retrieve.

A nurse reported 60 morphine pills missing from a patient’s home on Route N, Licking. The matter is under investigation.

A Bucyrus woman reported the license plate had been stolen off her vehicle while it was parked at her Highway 17 residence.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Gravel Point Road, Mtn. Grove. Laura A. Hulen, 53, Mtn. Grove, was cited for domestic assault third degree.

Gunshots were reported near the intersection of Route CC and Kimble Road, Licking. Nothing was found.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Gettys Road, Houston. A person was taken into custody for a 12-hour safe keeping hold. Neither party wished to seek charges.

March 24

The wellbeing of a person on Route 181, Cabool, was checked.

A 70-year-old woman was found dead at her Highway AH, Huggins, residence. The death was from natural causes due to many chronic health issues.

A prisoner was transported to the veterans’ hospital in Poplar Bluff.

A prisoner was transported from Howell County Sheriff’s Office, West Plains, to Texas County Jail.

A Raymondville woman reported her son had been bitten by a neighbor’s dog on Kelly Road. The dog’s owner said the animal had had it shots. The dog was to be penned up for ten days.

March 25

A deputy was called to assist Cabool Fire Department on a medical call on Ledgewood Road, Cabool. An individual was transported by ambulance to a medical facility.

A Houston woman was arrested by Houston Police Department and brought to Texas County Sheriff’s Office. The arresting officer said he believed the woman may have been assaulted. The woman refused to fill out a statement and signed a decline to prosecute form.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Morton Road, Houston. Tina A. Dodd, 42, Houston, was cited for domestic assault third degree.

An Oklahoma woman reported the theft of items from property she owns on Emery Road, Bucyrus. Taken were a saw and a job site radio, valued at $450.00.

A Summersville man reported the theft of medication from his car while he was in Summersville or Mtn. View.

A person who appeared to be intoxicated was reported walking in the road on Route F towards Highway 63, Houston. The person was taken into custody on a 12-hour safe keeping hold.

The wellbeing of a person on Highway 137, Willow Springs, was checked.

Seventy-six needles, still capped and in unopened plastic, were found on Brown Hill Road just off Route B, Houston. The needles were disposed of by the sheriff’s office.

March 26

A deputy went to Summersville to repossess a vehicle on a court order. The vehicle was located in Mtn. View and towed to Texas County Sheriff’s Office to be turned over to the bank holding the loan.

A verbal domestic disturbance was reported on Highway MM, Cabool. No disturbance was found.

A warrant arrest was made on Highway 137, Summersville.

A domestic disturbance was reported on Ketchum Drive, Licking. A woman there advised that she did not wish to pursue charges.

March 27

A report was received of a four-wheeler trespassing and tearing up property on Gaston Road, Eunice. A 29-year-old Cuba man was arrested and taken to Texas County Jail.

A suspicious vehicle was reported on Highway 17, Houston. The vehicle had a note in the windshield stating it had broken down and the owners would remove it the next day.

A juvenile was reported to be out of control on Highway CC, Licking. The juvenile was transported to the hospital for an evaluation.

A deputy was called twice to Piney Drive, Bucyrus, for a peace disturbance. The second time a vehicle was found stuck in the mud in a field. The driver said he had been driving around looking for his dog.

An investigation was begun into allegations that a juvenile female had been exposed to sexual contact at a Morton Road, Houston, residence in January 2015.

A game camera was reported stolen on Fisher Drive, Houston.

March 28

A domestic assault call was received on Kimble Road, Licking. A juvenile female was detained and transported to Texas County Sheriff’s Department.

A peace disturbance call was received on Camden Lane, Houston.

A Houston Police Department officer asked that Highway 17 at Route Z be checked for a deer in the roadway. No deer was found.

A burglary and property damage were reported on Slaughter Road, Licking. Copper wire had been taken and several televisions set in the yard and shot at. Evidence was collected and sent to the lab for analysis.

A man on Arnott Road, Licking, asked that a relative be removed from his residence. He was advised of the procedure for removing a resident from the property.

A Licking man reported a burglary at his residence on Highway C. He said an ex-girlfriend had broken into the house and taken the title to his pickup and other items. The woman was located and returned the pickup and title. The man signed a decline to prosecute form.

A prisoner was picked up at Laclede County Jail, Lebanon, and one was picked up at Phelps County Jail, Rolla, and transported to Texas County Jail.

A prisoner was transported from a correctional facility in Licking to Texas County Jail.

March 29

A woman on Orchard Street, Raymondville, reported hearing several loud bangs. It was found that children in the neighborhood had shot off some blaster fireworks they had found.

Deputies were dispatched to Oakdale Road, Houston, for reported property damage. A man said a woman had thrown his TV out of a vehicle and broke it. He signed a decline to prosecute form.

A prisoner was transferred from Willow Springs Police Department to Texas County authorities at Cabool and taken to Texas County Jail.

A deputy was dispatched to Highway 38, Bucyrus, for a 911 agency assist. A woman had fallen and needed assistance in getting up.

Three prisoners were transported to a correctional facility in Fulton.

A prisoner was transported from Sullivan Police Department to Texas County Jail.