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

The following reports were generated last week by the Texas County Sheriff’s Department.

•A 44-year-old Licking woman came to the TCSD office on June 19 and reported that two Netflix DVDs had been stolen from the mailbox at her Highway C residence. The woman stated that she had put the discs in her mailbox box to be returned, and later found the packaging ripped open and the discs missing.

There are no suspects.

•Deputies were dispatched to an Arthur Road residence at Bucyrus at about 12:40 a.m. June 23 regarding a report of a stalker.

A 41-year-old woman who lives there told an investigating officer that when she arrived at her home she found her former boyfriend hiding under a vehicle. She stated he then ran away into a field, but was texting her as if he was close enough to observe her behavior.

The former boyfriend was later contacted by phone and claimed that he and the woman were having a secret relationship because she didn’t want her kids to know. An officer advised him to go home and refrain from contacting the woman for the rest of the night.

•Jason A. Losh, 32, of RR 1, Box 209, in Summersville, was issued a citation for possession of less than 35 grams of marijuana at 1:30 p.m. June 26. Losh was cited after an officer on patrol observed a van drive into a closed conservation area. The officer made contact with the driver, Losh, and received permission to search. A box containing pot was found.

•Brian D. Fleming, 46, of 2515 Barton Lane in Cabool, was issued a citation for driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop at 2:12 a.m. June 30 Highway 181.

An officer initiated the stop after observing two vehicles parked on the shoulder of the highway and pulled in behind them. One of the two – a Hummer – sped away, and the officer pursued. After the vehicle stopped again and the officer made contact with the driver – Fleming – alcohol was smelled and field sobriety tests were conducted. Fleming was taken to the Cabool Police Department and later released.

•A 59-year-old Yukon woman reported July 8 that someone had been inside an abandoned house on her Big Creek Road property. There are no suspects.

•A deputy investigated a report of a possible burglary at a Northview Lane trailer park at 10:40 p.m. July 8. The officer determined that a man was moving out.

•A deputy investigated a report that items not resembling trash had been left at the Cabool city dump July 10.

The officer inspected the goods in question and found several items of clothing, furniture and other household items, as well as a bag containing some pill containers dispensed to a Mountain Grove woman. The officer contacted the Mountain Grove and Cabool police departments, and both indicated they had dealt with the woman in the past as a suspect in cases of theft, but had not received a report of her being a victim.

•A 27-year-old Plato woman reported on July 11 that her 2004 Volkwagen Passat had been stolen from her Oak Drive residence. The woman was advised that the Missouri State Highway Patrol had found the car after receiving a report of an abandoned vehicle in the Big Piney River at the Slabtown access, and had been towed to an auto repair shop in Houston for storage.

There are no suspects.

•A report was received on July 11 of an abandoned Harley Davidson motorcycle on Pump Station Road in the northern part of the county. An investigating officer ran a computer check on the bike’s vehicle identification number, and made contact with its owner, a Waynesville man.

The man stated he had left the motorcycle at the location during a heavy downpour and been picked up by a friend. He was advised that the bike was found on its side and appeared to have sustained minor damage, and that it had been towed to an auto repair shop in Houston for storage.

•A Licking man reported on July 11 that two stray dogs had come onto his Cameron Road property and killed several rabbits he had been raising for meat. The man stated that he doesn’t know who owns the dogs, and wanted the incident documented in case they return and he shoots them.

•A woman called at 7 p.m. July 11 and reported that a suspicious vehicle was at her property at Highway 137 and Freedom Road. Before an investigating officer arrived, the woman called back and stated she was actually familiar with the vehicle.

•A 50-year-old Mountain Grove man reported on July 12 that a Yamaha ATV valued at $800 had been stolen from his Macedonia Road residence. There are no suspects.

•A man called on July 13 and reported a suspicious vehicle near his Solo Road residence. An investigating officer found a note from the owner on the vehicle indicating it had overheated.

•A deputy on July 13 investigated a report of a suspicious odor near the intersection of Gladden Road and Roubidoux Road. The officer was unable to detect the odor.

•Samuel V. Hill, 29, of 5437 Waller Road at Eunice, was issued a citation for third-degree domestic assault after allegedly striking a 28-year-old woman in the face during an incident at their home on July 12.

•A deputy at 11:20 p.m. July 12 investigated a report of a possible fight at a Northview Lane trailer park. The officer made contact with a group of people at the location who claimed that there was no fight, only a conversation.

Texas County Jail admissions

July 8

James D. Nix II – parole violation

Ashley F. McClanahan – writ

Dalton A. Harrison – writ

July 9

Amber D. Kirk – possession of controlled substance, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia

Matthew M. Moda – St. Louis PD

Brandon M. Morris – Wright County hold

July 10

Mathew R. Robertson – passing bad checks

July 11

Michael R. Peterson – probation and parole

Jacob Allred – second-degree burglary

July 12

Caleb J. Buckner – 48-hour commitment

Kari D. Young – passing bad checks

Diane M. Vaughn – writ

July 13

Daniel R. Williams – non-support

July 14

Stephen G. Podest – DWI, 24-hour commitment

Steven L. Wallace – 24-hour commitment

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