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

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

Feb. 6

––A deputy responded at about noon to a disturbance at a Stack Road property. The officer determined that the dispute was taking place between a landlord and a tenant and that no crime had been committed.

––A deputy responded at about 8:20 a.m. to a report of a dog running loose and chasing cars on Stow Road. The officer was unable to locate the animal.

––An officer was dispatched at about 2:50 p.m. to assist an ambulance crew with a man threatening suicide at a Highway 17 residence at Bucyrus. The officer spoke with the man, who stated he wanted to get help. The man was taken to a hospital in West Plains.

––An officer was dispatched to a location off of Highway 137 north of Willow Springs regarding a report of a male subject walking down the road carrying two suitcases. The officer made contact with a boy who stated he was moving out of his mother’s house and walking to Cabool.

Feb. 7

––An officer was dispatched just after midnight to a Highway 17 residence at Houston after a man reported that his dog had been shot. The man told the officer he had found his dog next to the road. The officer was unable to locate a bullet wound on the dog, and determined that it had likely been hit by a car.

––A woman called to report neglected horses at a Highway 17 property. Upon arrival, an investigating officer observed the horses eating hay, and saw a shed filled with square bales, and a 75-gallon tank full of water.

Texas County Jail admissions

Feb. 4

Ronnie G. Blake – burglary, stealing wire

Scott D. Baker – enticement of child, furnishing pornography

Michael P. Hatfield – DWI

Feb. 5

Amanda R. Reese – 7-day shock

Robin L. Shelton – probation revocation

Joseph A. Kaplan – 72-hour shock

Fred R. Kragh – 45-day shock

Feb. 6

Larry Mainer – DWI

Feb. 8

Rick F. Hazen – 24-hour commitment

Tracy A. Woods – 17-day commitment

Aaron M. Wilson – driving while revoked, no seatbelt, no plates

Crystal D. Turrubiates – endangering child

Matt J. Swindle – probation revocation

Sterling Moore – theft, stealing

Devon James – 48-hour commitment

Caleb J. Buckner – 24-hour commitment

Scott D. Baker – hold for federal marshal

Feb. 10

Rick F. Hazen – 24-hour commitment

Eric J. Hill – driving while revoked

Jon J. Little – driving while revoked

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