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

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

 •On the evening of Dec. 17, deputies responded to a residence south of Roby regarding a reported shooting. 

After a joint investigation involving County Coroner Tom Whittaker, authorities determined that 54-year-old Robert Charboneau had died from a self inflicted-accidental gunshot wound.

“I would like to thank Coroner Whittaker, TCMH ambulance personnel and the Roby Fire Department for their assistance,” Sheriff James Sigman said. “Our deepest sympathies go out to the family of Charboneau for their loss.”

•A deputy investigated a report of burglary Dec. 19 at a Spring Creek Road residence at Licking.

A 69-year-old woman and 48-year-old woman who live there told the officer that swiped items included many pieces of electronics, several bottles of pills, $75 in cash and various other items, with a total value of $755. There are no suspects.

•A deputy responded on Dec. 17 to a request by the Houston Police Department to assist with a man who was causing a disturbance at the Missouri Department of Family services building on Oak Hill Drive. The deputy reported that the man had calmed down by the time he arrived.

•Adam K. Haywood, 30, of 717 Finley Road at Cabool, was issued a citation on Dec. 17 for tampering with a utility meter.

Haywood was cited after Intercounty Electric reported that electric service was being stolen at the location. When an investigating officer arrived at the residence, he reportedly observed jumper cables attached to the utility meter box.

•A 34-year-old Success woman called on Dec. 17 to report an incident involving a gun and a bat at her Success Road residence.

The woman told an investigating officer that a man had come to her home at about 10:30 p.m. Dec. 15 with the intention of playing a prank. The woman stated she and her daughter were home and heard a knock on the door, but nobody was there when they answered.

The woman said her daughter then took a bat outside to see if anyone was there, and when she reached the end of the trailer home, the man jumped out at her and yelled. The daughter reported reacted by throwing the bat at the man, and he fired one shot from a pistol that hit the bat.

The woman told the officer she didn’t wish to press charges.

Texas County Jail admissions

Dec. 16

Jeffrey L. Wakenight – assault, burglary

Dec. 17

Cynthia J. Talbert – controlled substance charges

Cody R. Altobello – property damage

Dec. 18

Angela D. McCloud – burglary, assault

Randal L. Kile – 48-hour commitment

Kent Garn – Shannon County hold

Dec. 19

Michael L. Derrick – controlled substance charges

Michael F. Schultz – burglary

Andrew W. Booker – probation and parole violation 

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