Texas County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to several calls for service in the last week.
–John W. Hamilton, 24, of 19097 Stoddard Lane in Yukon, was issued a citation for failure to register a motor vehicle after a traffic stop at about 6:10 p.m.
Hamilton was ticketed after an officer observed the blue Chevrolet Suburban he was driving northbound on Highway 17 north of Gettys Road had expired Texas license plates.
–An anonymous called report that a stolen green trailer was on a U.S. 63 property in Licking. An investigating officer was unable to locate it.
–A 34-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man, both of Colburn Road in Cabool, were arrested on charges of second-degree burglary.
The arresting officer reported that the pair had stolen several items with a total value of $420 from a residence on Waters Road in Elk Creek.
The officer responded to the location after a man had called in a report of a suspicious vehicle at his son’s property, which is adjacent to his. At the scene, the officer observed a red truck and a green Buick Skylark at the residence and made contact with the man and the woman who were arrested.
The father at first stated he didn’t want to pursue charges, but called the TCSD office on May 25 indicating he did.
–A Houston man came to the TCSD office and reported that several items had been stolen on May 23 from his Horseshoe Drive residence.
The man stated that stolen items included $400 cash, three birth certificates and some car titles. The man stated he suspected his brother or his uncle in the theft.
–An anonymous caller reported a starving horse on Highway N. An investigating officer determined that the horse had adequate food and water and was about 30 years old.
–A woman called to report a suspicious vehicle driving by her Highway AN residence at about 10 p.m.
An investigating officer patrolled the area but didn’t see any vehicles matching the woman’s description.
–A Cabool woman called to request that a deputy come to her Highway 181 residence to speak with her. When the deputy arrived, she asked him to tell her family to leave her alone.
–A Mountain Grove man called to report property damage at his new Gravel Point Road residence.
An investigating officer observed that a firearm had been used to shoot a spiral staircase sitting in a field next to the home two or three times. Two shell casings were found and taken as evidence.
The man stated that he had recently fired another man who had been helping him work on the house. The man’s fiancée stated that other damage had been done to some upstairs walls in the house.
The fired man was to be contacted for questioning.
–A Success man called to report damage to hoses in multiple motor vehicles that were parked in a garage at his Success Road property.
The man told an investigating officer that a Montana tractor, a truck (manufacturer and model unspecified), a Super K backhoe and a Polaris Ranger ATV all had damaged hoses, and that the linkage on a mower had been tampered with.
He stated that he didn’t know of anyone he had made angry.
–A Licking woman called to report damage to PVC pipe at her Highway AB residence.
The woman told an investigating officer that cattle from neighboring land had likely caused the damage. The officer made contact with the caretaker of the land, and he stated that he wasn’t sure whose cattle had gone onto the woman’s property.
–A man from Red Oak, Okla., came to the TCSD office to report that someone had stolen a three-ton air conditioning unit valued at $1,053 and other miscellaneous items from a property he owns on Murr Road in Cabool.
The man stated that a chain on a gate and a lock on a storage building had been cut and that a mobile home at the scene had a broken window and damage to a door.
–A Bucyrus woman called to report the theft of two batteries with a total value of $250 from a tractor belonging to Upton Township.
The woman stated that the tractor was broken down and parked next to the Coffee School House on Campbell Road when the theft occurred. She also said the cables leading to each battery were cut.
Texas County Jail admissions
Darren B. Friend – 7-day commitment
Crystal D. Turrubiates – 48-hour commitment
Glenda B. Sellers – warrant
Steven R. Parker – hold for Ellington P. D.
Steven C. Rodda – DWI (Licking P.D.)
Jason M. Averett – hold for Greene County
Jason A. Lunderman – trespass first degree
Roger G. Hill – DWI, driving while license revoked, failure to drive on right side of roadway
Robert E. Sheese – 48-hour commitment
Karie L. Nelson – parole violation
Vernon D. Carman – DWI
Ira J. Ridgley – 24-hour commitment
A Houston man came to the TCSD office and reported that severalitems had been stolen on May 23 from his Horseshoe Driveresidence.