Sheriff's deputies handled several investigations during the last week.

The following are summaries of incidents (including burglaries) dealt with last week by the TCSD.

Dec. 14

–A Cabool man called to report that someone had stolen a skid steer grapple bucket valued at $4,500 and some scrap metal from his Stacks Road property.

–A Summersville man came to the TCSD office to report that someone had stolen several items out of his vehicle while it was parked on Highway K. Included in the stolen items were two boxes of Winchester 30-30 ammunition and his girlfriend’s wallet.

Dec. 15

–A Cabool woman reported her dog had been shot at her Cloverdale Road residence.

The woman told an investigating officer that she thought the shooting had to do with an incident in Springfield in which her son-in-law was involved in a “drug deal gone bad.”

The woman also said a veterinarian had told her the dog had been shot with a shotgun. The officer observed several small holes in the dog’s skin consistent with that report.

–A Raymondville woman alerted lawmen that the mailbox at her Orchard Street residence had been run over by a vehicle.

–A Cabool woman called to report that another woman had been harassing her at her Airport Road residence. She asked the investigating officer to phone the other woman and tell her to stop. The officer did and advised her to stop.

–A Houston woman called from her Wortley Drive residence to report a missing person. She later said the missing person had been found.

Dec. 16

–A Mountain Grove woman reported that numerous items had been stolen from her Pin Oak Road residence. Stolen items included computer equipment valued at $550, three DVD players valued at $100, a TV worth $400 and other goods estimated at $1,360.

The woman stated that she noticed a strong odor of cigarettes in the residence and found a cigarette butt on the floor. She stated that no one who lives there smokes.

The investigating officer reported that entry was likely made through the front door (which had noticeable damage) and that he had observed a boot print about 11 ½ inches long on the door.

While the officer was still at the scene, another call came in regarding a burglary two miles away.

–A Mountain Grove woman reported that numerous items had been stolen from her Prock Drive residence. Stolen items included computer equipment valued at $30, firearms worth $700, jewelry estimated at $800, a $25 DVD player and other goods totaling $250. The investigating officer noted in his report that he observed a foot print about 11 ½ inches long in the garage of the residence and that he had responded to another burglary two miles away just before being dispatched to this one.

–A Houston woman said a man had assaulted her at her U.S. 63 residence. The woman told an investigating officer that she and her boyfriend had argued that day and that 45 minutes later she heard someone open the door to her home. She said it turned out to be an unknown white male and that when she tried to walk past him he struck her with a closed fist. She described the man as about 5-9, in his mid-20s, having a medium complexion and having dirty blond hair.

–A Bucyrus woman was arrested for second-degree burglary and stealing under $500 after she reportedly broke into a man’s home on Highway B in Houston and stole money and alcoholic beverages.

After discovering that his home had been broken into and calling in the incident, the man told an investigating officer that he suspected a 21-year-old woman.

An officer located her, and she produced the stolen goods that had been placed in her vehicle.

The stolen items included $32 in cash, two bottles of liquor and two open boxes of beer cans.

Dec. 18

–A Mountain Grove man reported that numerous items had been stolen from his Highway MM residence. The items included clothing valued at $73, computer equipment totaling $664, firearms worth $2,250, household goods estimated at $1,009, old coins with an undetermined value, and various other goods valued at $1,505. The total value was reported at $8,501.

The investigating officer noted in the report that entry had been made through a door and that he had observed a foot print about 11 ½ inches long on the lower right side of the door.

The report also noted that a TCSD deputy had worked two other burglaries near the same location and that Mountain Grove police stated they had had several burglaries with similar characteristics.

–A Raymondville woman called to report a prowler at her Possum Trot Road residence. An investigating officer found no one.

–A Mountain Grove man reported that a man who was a former employee had trespassed onto his Coke Road property. The man, 71, told an investigating officer that he had told the former employee, a 30-year-old man, had come to retrieve items he had left in the man’s semi-tractor. The man said he told the other to leave, but he had refused and pushed him aside, cursing. The officer indicated in the report that the former employee had not been located. Charges are pending for trespassing and third-degree assault.

Dec. 19

–A Houston man called to report that he thought someone had broken into his Morton Road residence. The man told an investigating officer he believed the intruder came through a window. The officer observed that the window was intact and did not appear to have been tampered with.

Texas County Jail admissions

Dec. 13

–Stephen T. Ruff, non-support

Dec. 14

–Christie A. Fields, third-degree assault, peace disturbance

–Timothy W. Counts, domestic assault, unlawful use of weapon

–Jason R. McGowan, failure to register motor vehicle, no seat belt (Wright County)

Dec. 17

–Charles R. Denning, two counts child pornography

–Shawn M. Clark, change of venue (Howell County)

–George D. Terrill, 48-hour commitment

–Johnny Holder, operated vehicle on road without valid driver’s license

Dec. 18

–David C. Buchan, driving while revoked

 

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