The following reports were generated last week by the Texas County Sheriff’s Department.
•A deputy was dispatched at about 7:30 p.m. April 6 regarding a Licking woman’s complaint that her neighbor was moving the property line at her Cooper Drive residence. The officer advised the woman the matter would need to be addressed in civil court.
•A Houston woman called at about 10:40 p.m. April 6 to report that two 16-year-old boys had run away from her Horseshoe Drive residence on bicycles. An investigating deputy made contact with the woman, who stated the kids had recently been hanging out with a female of unknown age and that she had ended the friendship when she found out the out the female was a drug user.
The officer stated in a report that the boys had not yet been located.
•A deputy was dispatched at about 7:30 p.m. April 2 regarding a fight at a Highway M residence at Cabool.
The officer stated in a report that two brothers were the primary combatants and that other people were also involved. A car at the scene sustained about $1,100 in damage as a result of the altercation. A 29-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to jail for having an outstanding warrant.
•A 53-year-old Hartshorn man came to the TCSD office on April 6 to report that his 44-year-old cousin had disappeared from his Birchen Road residence.
The man stated he is his cousin’s guardian, and that the missing man had run away before and had to be retrieved from locations including Arkansas, New Mexico, Illinois and Florida.
The cousin is described as having a tattoo of a revolver on his chest and missing a left front tooth. His identity and vehicle information was entered into a missing persons database.
•On March 30, wing two at the Texas County Jail was searched after a report was received that marijuana was in use.
During the search, a small plastic bag containing pot was found in a cell occupied by two women, both 34. An investigating officer reported that both women became verbally aggressive when questioned, and both denied there was any marijuana in their cell.
Investigation of the matter continues.
•A deputy was dispatched on March 29 regarding a report of a woman with blood on her face walking along Oak Hill Drive. The woman told the officer she had fallen down and didn’t want medical attention or a courtesy ride.
•An Elk Creek woman reported on March 25 that she had left her purse on her car and it had fallen off somewhere on Highway 17. It was found and returned to her the next day.
•On April 5 at about 10:45 a.m., a deputy investigated a report of loose cattle on Lilly Road at Houston.
•Beverly L. Chestine, 36, of 14427 Gentry Lane at Plato, was issued a citation for third-degree domestic assault after allegedly pushing a 45-year-old man and causing him to fall to the ground April 3 at his Highway AW residence.
•A Houston man reported on April 3 that he had received a call from someone claiming to be with the IRS and that he had a lawsuit against him. An investigating officer called the number back and identified himself and was hung up on. The officer advised the man to block the number.
•Winford Jordan, 73, and Marney Jordan, 61, both of 10913 Bell Road at Success, were each issued citations for possession of marijuana after an April 3 investigation at their residence.
As a result of the investigation, a probable cause statement was sent to the county prosecutor seeking felony possession charges against a 57-year-old woman who lives at the same address. The investigation reportedly began in March after a tip was received.
•A deputy investigated a report that a man had shot and killed a dog that was attacking livestock at his Splitlimb Road property at Raymondville. The officer determined that no crime was committed.
•A 63-year-old Roby man reported on April 2 that two cast iron benches had been stolen from the veterans memorial at Long Hollow Cemetery. Area scrap dealers were notified. There are no suspects.
•A 50-year-old Licking man reported on April 2 that a hunting blind and turkey decoys had been stolen from his Iron Mine Road property.
•A woman called on April 1 to report that sheep were on a Bendavis Road property she watches for its owner and that she wanted the owner of the sheep to be warned. The owner was contacted and warned.
Texas County Jail admissions
William B. Bounds – Jefferson Co. hold
Shuda J. Snelson – house for Wright County.
Jennifer S. Lane – Osage County hold
Thomas J. Barnes – driving while suspended
Mary A. Preece – 48-hour shock
Paul B. Preece – Douglas County hold
Whitney N. Williams – 48-hour commitment
Carlton J. Curtis – Four-day commitment
Jennifer L. Rysendorph – forgery
Miki D. Cook – warrant
Jesalea N. Agers – failure to appear, stealing, minor in possession
Mary A. Preece – Sharp County hold
Joshua S. Bertram – writ