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

•A deputy was dispatched at about 3:25 p.m. Aug. 22 after a Cabool man reported being harassed by people in a white car driving past his Sunrise Drive residence. The officer located the vehicle, and the occupants stated they had driven by the man’s house to drop off a friend at a nearby house.

•A deputy investigated a report of an assault Aug. 1 at a residence on Cloverdale Road at Cabool.

The officer reported that when he arrived he found a 45-year-old man who lives at the location lying unconscious in the front yard. As a result of an investigation, a probable cause statement was sent to the county prosecutor seeking a second-degree assault charge against a 32-year-old Cabool man suspected of punching the victim in the face several times and then kicking him several times after he had fallen to the ground.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 4 a.m. Aug. 14 regarding a report of cows in the roadway on Highway 17 near the Bucyrus Post Office. The officer stated he was able to get the animals to go back where they belonged through a gate that had been left open.

•A deputy investigated a report of lottery tickets stolen Aug. 17 from Stop ‘n’ Spot store and gas station in Summersville. As a result of an investigation, a 43-year-old Summersville woman was apprehended after confessing to the theft.

The case is being handled by Summersville police.

•A 78-year-old Roby man reported Aug. 19 that a .20-gauge shotgun had been stolen from his Highway 32 residence. The matter is being investigated.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 10:30 p.m. Aug. 19 regarding a report of a possible meth lab at a U.S. 63 residence at Licking. The officer determined the items thought to be a meth lab were actually just pieces of trash that had been burned.

•A 36-year-old Summersville man reported Aug. 20 that his 25-year-old niece had hit him in the mouth and he wanted her to leave his Highway 17 residence. When an investigating officer arrived at the man’s home, he stated his niece had left to go to work.

•A National Park Service representative contacted the TCSD Aug. 24 to request that a wallet that had been found be returned to its owner. A deputy stated the wallet was returned to its owner at a Forrest Drive residence in Houston.

Texas County Jail admissions

Aug. 18

Jamie E. Lane – assault

Damian B. Neusbaum – enticement of a child

Aug. 19

Levi E. Ritter – Branson Police Department hold

Michael J. Lewis – 5-day commitment

Maynard Morgan – non-support

Billy J. Goodwin – Hartville Police Department hold

Aug. 20

Scott B. Holyman – 6-month commitment

Jennifer L. Royal – drug charges

Thomas Gibson – DWI, driving while revoked

Jamie Frazier – Wright County hold

Aug. 21

Martin S. Shannon – Jefferson County hold

Aug. 22

Justin L. Douglas – 48-hour commitment

Aug. 23

Trevor A. Light – 24-hour commitment

Aug. 24

Brandin A. Stark – assault 

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