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

•A 34-year-old Success woman called Jan. 26 to report that someone had attempted to break into her Success Road residence. The woman stated she left her home at about 11:30 a.m. Jan. 25 and when she returned the next day at about 1:30 p.m., she found the screen removed from a bedroom window and a lock on the window broken. She said entry had apparently not been made.

•A 70-year-old Mountain Grove woman reported on Jan. 22 that a house she owns on Highway 17 in Summersville had been burglarized.

The woman stated that numerous items with a total value of  $29,075 had been swiped, including many guns and a parade saddle valued at $10,000. After an investigation, a deputy identified two 18-year-old male suspects, one from Summersville and one from Mountain View.

Probable cause statements were sent to the county prosecutor seeking charges against each suspect of first-degree burglary and stealing more than $500. The Mountain View Police Department was involved in the investigation.

•Roger G. Hill, 57, of 7378 Highway ZZ in Bucyrus, was issued a citation for peace disturbance after a deputy responded to a report of a fight in progress at Hill’s residence at about 7:15 p.m. Jan. 15.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 9 a.m. Jan. 22 to a Hawkeye Road property at Solo regarding a report of neglected horses.

The officer stated he observed two horses in a small lot but was unable to locate food or water. The officer made contact with the man who owns the horses and issued him a verbal warning.

•A Texas County Justice Center maintenance worker reported on Jan. 23 that a light fixture in a jail cell was damaged.

After an investigation, a 44-year-old male inmate was identified as having caused the damage and a probable cause statement was sent to the county prosecutor seeking charges of damage to jail property. The estimated cost to repair the light fixture was $721.33.

•A deputy responded at about 2:20 p.m. Jan. 22 to a report of a prowler at an Old Salem Road residence at Licking. A woman who lives there apologized and told the officer there had been a misunderstanding.

•A deputy responded at about 12:25 p.m. Jan. 23 to a report of theft at a Ledgewood Road residence at Cabool.

A 29-year-old man who lives there told the officer a pistol valued at $400 had been stolen. The man’s wife said jewelry might also have been missing.

The officer observed damage to the back door of the home.

•A man called at about 4:35 p.m. Jan 22 to report he believed someone was inside a home next to the Raymondville Post Office and that a door had apparently been kicked in. An investigating officer observed that the home was vacant and that none of its doors were secured. The officer observed signs posted by a bank indicating the building had been condemned.

•A deputy responded to a Highway 181 residence at Cabool at about 4:50 p.m. Jan. 18 after a Texas County Memorial Hospital crew requested assistance with a situation involving a woman who had ingested a large amount of prescription medication. The woman was transported to the Ozark Medical Center stress unit.

•A deputy responded at about 12:30 a.m. Jan 19 at to a report of a fight at the Sidestreet Grill on Steffens Street in Houston. Upon arrival, the officer determined that Houston police had the situation under control.

•An officer responded at about 11 p.m. Jan. 18 to a report of gunshots at a Fisher Drive location at Houston.

A woman who lives there told the officer she heard five shots behind her home. The officer spoke to neighbors, who stated they heard nothing.

•A 31-year-old Plato man called on Jan. 21 to report that gasoline had been stolen from a tank at his employer’s Atchison Lane property.

An investigating officer made contact with the 75-year-old woman who owns the property, and she stated that a lock on the tank had been cut and 200 gallons of gas had been swiped. She also said a cigar had been dropped by the tank, likely by the suspect. The lock and cigar were taken as evidence.

Texas County Jail admissions

Jan. 20

Kenneth A. Embry – driving while revoked

Jan. 21

Curry Van Horn – Two-day shock

Joshua Graham – theft, stealing

Terry M. Arvin – Ripley County hold

Jessyka T. Howard – Franklin County hold

Jan. 22

Franklin J. Stark – assault

Shawn T. Roach – burglary

Jan. 23

Larry R. Tucker – no seat belt

Jan. 24

Christina J. Heckman – DWI

Nathan J. Neal – probation and parole

Logan J.W. Schuster – unlawful use of weapon

Jacob M. Hatcher – vehicular violation

Jan. 25

Richard S. Mann Jr. – peace disturbance

Ricky D. Croney – Five-day commitment

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