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

•A 55-year-old Willow Springs woman reported on July 19 that a residence she was taking care of on Longview Road in Elk Creek had been broken into.

The woman said the likely point of entry was a bathroom window that had sustained damage. She said items swiped included several rings valued at $500, several German beer mugs valued at $100 and a small TV.

There are no suspects.

•A 53-year-old Houston woman called at about 9:45 p.m. July 20 to report that someone was making noise in the garage at her Westview Road residence.

The woman told an investigating officer that a man she knows was probably there trying to steal her ATV, but the officer was unable to locate a suspect and stated that no evidence was found indicating someone had been in the garage.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 8:30 p.m. July 18 regarding a report of loud music at a Highway BB residence at Licking.

A woman who lives there told the officer her male neighbor had been playing music too loud. The officer spoke with the neighbor, who said he had been playing music, but not loudly.

•A 58-year-old Roby man reported on July 20 that a gate had been knocked off its hinges and strands of barbed wire cut at his Bell Road residence. There are no suspects.

•A woman called at about 3:50 p.m. July 19 to request that an officer check on the well-being of a man at a Bean Creek Road residence.

Upon arrival, an investigating officer observed the man operating a tractor and brush hogging some land. The officer advised the man to call the woman.

•A man reported his neighbor shooting off fireworks near his Highway N residence at about 10:20 p.m. July 13. An investigating officer was unable to locate anyone using fireworks.

•A man called at about 11:15 p.m. July 18 to report neighbors fighting next to his Old Salem Road residence. An investigating officer determined a family get-together was talking place and two siblings had been arguing.

•A 28-year-old woman who owns property on Airport Road at Cabool reported on July 5 that timber had been cut on the property about a year ago. There are no suspects.

•A 37-year-old Licking man came to the TCSD office on June 29 to report that a no-trespassing sign had been stolen and trash had been dumped at his Cameron Road property. There are no suspects.

•A woman called at about 10:40 a.m. July 10 to report two horses grazing in a ditch alongside the roadway near Ware Road and Highway 32 at Licking. An investigating officer did not observe horses at the location.

•A Houston woman called July 5 to report she had loaned her doggie bed to a man who lives near her Brown Hill road residence, and he was refusing to return it. An investigating officer made contact with the man and he returned the doggie bed.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 4 a.m. July 13 regarding a report of a man standing in the roadway drinking at Morton Road and U.S. 63. The officer was unable to locate the man.

•An officer was dispatched at about 12:30 a.m. July 14 to assist an ambulance crew with a man at a Tiffany Drive trailer park at Houston who reportedly had broken ribs. Upon arrival, the officer observed the man on the floor of a residence and he was unable to get up. He was taken away by ambulance for treatment.

•A deputy responded at about 11:30 p.m. July 7 to a fight between two male inmates at the Texas County Jail. The inmates, ages 24 and 19, both indicated they didn’t want to pursue charges.

•A 17-year-old Plato woman reported that a 25-year-old Plato man had threatened to kill her at about 8 p.m. July 8 at the Evening Shade Store.

The woman told an investigating officer the man had stolen her dog and she had seen it in the black of his truck. She said the man became angry when she confronted him over the dog.

An investigating officer stated he had been unable to locate the man for questioning. Investigation of the matter continues. 

•A woman called July 15 to report that her husband was stealing from her at her Brushy Creek Road residence. A responding deputy advised both parties to seek attorneys.

Texas County Jail admissions

July 14

Anthony D. Clouse – parole warrant

Dustin R. Studdard – Dent County hold

July 15

Robert J. Owens – drug charges

Jennifer N. Canfield – bond surrender

Tanya A. Harris – 10-day shock

Michael J. Lewis Jr. – 24-hour commitment

Kandice R. Pearson – 24-hour commitment

July 16

Michael D. Shelly – 48-hour commitment

Caleb J. Buckner – 24-hour commitment

Thomas E. Gibson – Howell County hold

July 17

Corey A. Tharp – theft, stealing

David E. Oblinger – assault

Austin E. Sears – possession of controlled substance

July 18

Nicole James – resisting arrest

July 19

Kalen L. Ratterree – 48-hour commitment

July 20

Dalton Smith – 24-hour commitment

Steve Loman – 24-hour commitment

Penny L. Smith – passing bad checks, driving without a license 

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