Deputies with the Texas County Sheriff's Department handled several investigations.

The Texas County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a case involving cattle missing from a farm on Highway M south of Highways 32 and 17.

Nine cow and calf pairs and a bull reportedly

got out during heavy rain around April 22. The TCSD has received information from a neighbor that the cattle were put back through a gate, but they were apparently put on the wrong person’s property.

Anyone who may have information on the whereabouts of the cattle is encouraged to call the department at 417-967-4165.

The following are other matters dealt with last week by sheriff’s department officers.

May 28

–Michael A. Robertson, 51, and Catherine A Robertson, 46, both of 17100 Tiffany Drive, Lot A, in Houston, were each arrested and charged with stealing under $500 after a Houston woman called to report the theft of several items from her mobile home where she had been allowing the couple to stay.

May 29

–A Willow Springs woman called to report that four young cows were missing from her Highway HH property. She came to the TCSD office the next day and stated that she had located the cattle.

–An officer assisted a Cabool police officer regarding a report of someone trespassing on a Walnut Street property. When the officers arrived, the trespasser was gone.

May 30

–A Houston woman called to report a peace disturbance at her Morton Road residence. An investigating officer determined that the sound she was hearing was insects – cicadas.

May 31

–A Licking man called to report that someone had stolen his red 1988 Toyota pickup from where he had parked it at the intersection of Highway 32 and Highway N.

–A Licking woman called to report that titles for two vehicles were missing from her Reed Road residence.

–An officer was dispatched at about 8 p.m. to the Dogs Bluff Conservation Area regarding a disturbance involving two females. The officer and a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper who also responded found two women who live together on Colburn Road in Cabool had been fighting. The officer stated that he was unable to determine who the primary aggressor had been.

–A Plato woman called to report a hole in the siding of her Lancaster Lane residence that had possibly been caused by a bullet. An investigating officer observed a hole resembling one made by a .22 caliber shell. The woman stated she had a suspect in mind, but did not want the suspect questioned.

–A Licking man called to report that on May 30 a jar full of about $60 in change had been stolen from his Highway 137 residence.

–Sherri L. Bucchi, 31, of 8630 Highway 17 in Bucyrus, was issued a citation for failure to maintain control of a dog after her brindle pit bull attacked and injured a neighbor’s calf.

The neighbor showed an investigating officer the calf, which had injuries to its face and nose.

June 1

–An officer reported that on May 31 he had investigated a report of a missing 16-year-old boy. The disappearance was reported by his mother, a resident of Beeler Road in Cabool. She stated that the last time the boy was seen, he was picked up by his 19-year-old girlfriend to be taken to work.

The officer contacted the girlfriend and advised her not to harbor the boy or she could be charged. The boy was last seen wearing a Cabool Bulldogs T-shirt and brown shorts.

There were no leads at press time.

–A Houston man, of Morton Road, Lot 8, was arrested and charged with stealing over $500 after a man from Lenox reported the theft of a radiator from a Highway Z saw mill. The radiator was located at S & S Recycling in Mountain Grove and a receipt revealed that the Houston man had sold it there.

–A Cabool man called to report that a John Deere bulldozer at his Stack Road residence had been damaged and items stolen from it. The man also reported that several tools had been stolen. The total value of the stolen items and damage was reportedly $6,399.

–A Birch Tree man called to report that an air conditioner valued at $100 had been stolen from the Wallen Road property he owns. He also stated that a breaker box and copper wiring valued at $100 had been swiped.

June 2

–A Raymondville woman called to report that a window had been broken out of her car and that a binder containing medical records had been taken from it. She stated that the car had broken down on Bean Creek Drive on May 27 and when she returned the next day she found the damage.

June 4

–A Mountain Grove woman reported that a red 2002 Dodge pickup valued at $10,000 had been stolen from her Highway AM property. The Wright County Sheriff’s Department ended up locating the vehicle and charging a 21-year-old Niangua man with the theft.

–A representative of a Cabool bank reported that copper wire had been stolen from a Business U.S. 60 property that had been repossessed.

Texas County Jail admissions

May 31

Crystal Turrubiates – 48-hour commitment

June 1

Anthony C. White – DWI (City of Houston)

Stephanie Krechel – property damage (City of Houston)

Jeff L. Wakenight – DWI

June 2

Faun Jackson III – writ (order by judge)

Keisha N. Kimrey – possession of controlled substance

June 3

Allen D. Vergara – 48-hour commitment

Brandi K. Masters – possession of controlled substance

Rodney D. Vineyard – possession of controlled substance

Misty N. Fipps – writ

June 5

Amy L. Dunkin – warrants (City of Houston)

David Lange – assault, stealing under $500 (City of Houston)


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