Texas County Sheriff's Department handled several investigations during the last week. 

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

July 2

––Myron W. Shackelford, 63, of 17381 Freedom Road at Willow Springs, was issued a citation for misuse of 911 after reportedly making false reports of threats made against him by a 44-year-old Cabool woman.

After being dispatched to the location more than once, an officer cited Shackelford after observing the woman sound asleep and determining that he had fabricated the claim.

––Brandon M. Ingram, 23, of 113 Hickory St. at Houston, was issued a citation for third-degree domestic assault after allegedly pushing his 28-year-old former girlfriend during a dispute just after midnight at her Mineral Drive residence.

July 3

––An officer reported that on July 1 he had been dispatched to a Stone Ridge Drive residence at Mountain Grove regarding a theft.

The 47-year-old man living there told the officer that a five bags of horse feed valued at $135 and a water line valve valued at $35 had been swiped.

There are no suspects.

July 4

––A 64-year-old Cabool man called to report that 12 gallons of diesel fuel had been stolen from a vehicle at his Berry Road residence.

The man stated that another man he has had problems with could be to blame.

––A 52-year-old Bucyrus man reported that the shop and a camper had been broken into at his German Road residence.

Nothing was apparently stolen.

An investigating officer stated that other break-ins had recently taken place in the same area, and that two male subjects on an ATV could be to blame.

––A 52-year-old Licking man reported tires had been damaged and several items had been stolen at his Cameron Road residence.

The man told an investigating officer that four tires valued at $385 on four trucks had been slashed, and that tools valued at $385 had been swiped.

There are no suspects.

––A 41-year-old Houston man reported that his 30-year-old stepson had taken a radiator from a tractor at his Horseshoe Drive residence and sold it for scrap without permission.

A probable cause statement was to be sent to the county prosecutor seeking charges of theft.

The suspect is awaiting charges on another unrelated theft in Texas County.

July 5

––An officer reported July 4 he had gone to a Campbell Road residence in Success regarding a reported theft.

The 37-year-old man who lives at the location told the officer that two tires and wheels valued at $900 had been swiped. The man stated he suspected a handyman who he had been paying to do some work around his property.

July 6

––A 67-year-old Licking man reported that his 54-year-old sister-in-law had sold a storage building he owned and that building had been removed from its College Avenue location at Licking, where the woman lives.

The woman told an investigating officer that she had the right to sell the building – valued at $1,634 –because she had witnessed the man selling it to her husband in December. She stated that she believed the man was trying to get revenge because she and his brother were currently estranged.

A report was to be sent to the county prosecutor.

July 7

––Bobby W. Williams, 19, of 11927 Mallard Drive at Licking, was issued a citation for minor visibly intoxicated after investigating a report of a disturbance at Williams’ residence at about 10:30 p.m.

Williams was taken to the Texas County Jail for a 12-hour hold period.

––An officer reported that Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop G had called to request assistance with a pursuit and a man fleeing on foot on Highway MM and Red Spring Road. The suspect was reportedly located and arrested.

July 8

––Kenneth E. Coolbaugh, 20, of 21928 Highway Y at Mountain View, was issued a citation for second-degree property damage after being accused of “doing donuts” in his black 1995 Chevrolet pickup at the Harlow Road Cemetery.

An officer cited Coolbaugh after a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper found a vehicle matching the description of one seen at the location and made contact with Coolbaugh and two passengers.

Coolbaugh was reportedly also arrested by the MSHP on charges of DWI.

––An officer reported that just before noon on July 6, he had responded to a Highway B business where a semi truck knocked down power lines as it pulled into the parking lot.

Damage to the power line reportedly totaled $1,000. The driver, from Kissimmee, Fla., stated his insurance would cover the cost of repair.

––A man called to report that a burned truck was in the Big Piney River at a Mineral Drive location.

An investigating officer was unable to find a vehicle identification number on the truck.

The Missouri Department of Conservation was contacted about the truck being in the river. An MDC representative called back on July 8 indicating the vehicle was slated for removal.

Texas County Jail admissions

July 2

Kristin G. Norris – writ

Danielle R. Winterland – writ

July 3

Joshua A. Laster – stealing (Phelps County)

Keith R. Turner – writ

July 4

Lee A. Rebert – Five-day shock

Randall R. Sherherd – minor in possession

Robert Green – Newton Co. hold

Shawn D. Sharp – assault of law enforcement officer

July 5

Lloyd R. Hill – bond revocation

Lucas K. Peek – writ

July 6

Brian S. Farrar – theft/stealing

Robin L. Shelton – 24-hour shock

Franklin G. Camden – 24-hour shock

Victoria L. Rueker – 14-day shock

Melvin C. Nalley – 48-hour commitment

Crystal A. Stafford – DWI

July 7

Lori L. Hendrix – 24-hour commitment

Jimmy A. Coddington – resisting arrest by fleeing

July 8

Timothy K. Frederich – commitment

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