Missing jewelry, guns and a break-in at a Licking business are under investigation by the Texas County Sheriff's Department

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

July 10

––Three Licking residents were issued citations for assault following a disturbance at a Mallard Drive residence.

Cited on charges of third-degree domestic assault were Elisabeth A. Edmonds, 33, of 11960 Mallard Drive; Heather D. Sullins, 26, of 11986 Mallard Drive; and Melvin C. Nalley, 32, of 11974 Mallard Drive.

All three were arrested and taken to the Texas County Jail.

July 11

––A 59-year-old Licking woman reported that numerous items had been stolen from her Ware Road residence.

The woman told an investigating officer that included in the swiped goods were an antique diamond ring valued at $10,000, a matching emerald ring, bracelet and necklace set valued at $500, and 11 firearms (some antique) with a total value of $6,480.

The total value of possessions the woman reported missing was $17,280.

Several suspects are being investigated.

––A 41-year-old Houston man reported that several items with a total value of $440 had been swiped form his Horseshoe Drive residence.

The man stated he suspected his 30-year-old stepson had stolen the goods to pawn them for drug money.

––A deputy responded to a report of a dispute between neighbors on Oak Hill Drive at Houston.

A man there told the officer his female neighbor was accusing him of cutting flowers from her property.

The neighbor showed the officer three plants that had missing flowers. The officer observed leaves on the plant that showed signs of animals chewing on them.

July 12

––A 30-year-old Houston woman reported that while she was swimming at Dogs Bluff, someone entered her vehicle and stole a video gaming system worth $250, some prescription medication and $10 cash. She named a man as a suspect.

July 13

––A deputy responded to a location on Roubidoux Road regarding a report of a bridge being destroyed.

Upon arrival, the officer spoke to the president of Upton Township who stated that township board members held an illegal board meeting the previous night and struck a deal with Clarence “Rocky” Dailing to have the bridge removed and replaced by a culvert system. The president said that he was not at the meeting because it had been rescheduled for July 16.

The officer spoke to two board members who attended the meeting, both of whom stated they were unaware of a schedule change.

A report was sent to the county prosecutor for review.

––The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department requested assistance in locating a woman at a Country Aire Lane trailer court at Cabool. Deputies were dispatched at about 9 p.m. and located the woman in a trailer there. Douglas County sent an officer to pick her up.

A 31-year-old Licking man reported that a child’s dirt bike valued at $500 and tools worth $200 had been stolen from his Bailey Road residence. There are no suspects.

July 14

––A 34-year-old Licking man reported that a game camera and an eight-point deer head had been swiped from his Wilhite Drive property. There are no suspects.

––Deputies responded to a gas station on Highway 106 in Summersville to assist Summersville police and Shannon County Sheriff’s Department officers with two groups of people involved in a dispute.

Threats were reportedly made, but all parties finally left the scene without incident.

July 15

––The owner of a U.S. 63 scrap metal business at Licking reported that numerous items with a total value of $10,000 had been stolen from a trailer on the property.

The man told an investigating officer that when workers arrived early in the morning, they found that a lock to a gate had been cut and power had been shut off at the pole.

There are no suspects.

––A report was received at about midnight that a drunk person was banging on trailers on North U.S. 63. Responding deputies did not locate a suspect.

Texas County Jail admissions

July 9

Tera N. Day – passing bad checks

Kevin L. Day – receiving stolen property

Eddie F. Day – parole violation

William S. Callahan – possession/distribution/manufacturing/production of controlled substance

Harold D. Litnhicum –  failed to register motor vehicle

July 10

Richard W. Klein – non-support

Raelynn Mings – tampering with motor vehicle

John M. Evans – DWI

July 11

Scotty J. Scott – Phelps County warrant

Shyola J. Snelson – stealing under $500

Mathew R. Robertson – warrant, bad check

John E. Sullins – 10-day shock

Ryan L. Booker – writ

Willie G. Day – writ

July 12

James T. Hart – probation warrant

Kelly E. King – theft/stealing

July 13

Melvin C. Nalley – Two-day commitment

Timothy E. Sullins – Wright County hold

Jared L. King – 48-hour commitment

July 14

Lori L. Hendrix – 24-hour commitment

Brian E. Brock – second-degree assault

Robert A. Smith – non-support

July 15

Gregory A. Shaffer Jr. – motor vehicle violations

Donald R. Thomas – non-support

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