The following reports were generated last week by the Texas County Sheriff’s Department:
•A 54-year-old Cabool man reported Sept. 29 that a game camera and stand valued at $300 had been stolen from his Russell Drive property. There are no suspects.
•A 43-year-old Houston man said Sept. 19 that four vehicles had been tampered with at his Evergreen Road property and none would start.
The man also told an investigating officer that a window had been broken out of a trailer and several tools and other items with a total value of $1,744.82 had been stolen from inside the trailer and an adjacent boat. There are no suspects.
•A woman reported hearing fully automatic gunfire and explosions near her Highway AB residence at about 4:30 p.m. Oct. 11. An investigating officer located the source of the sounds and stated that nothing illegal was found.
•A 54-year-old Raymondville man reported Oct. 7 that a Craftsman riding lawn mower valued at $1,785 had been stolen from his West Ashley Road property. There are no suspects.
•A 42-year-old Houston woman reported Sept. 20 that her 18-year-old son had stolen her car from her Highway 17 residence.
The vehicle was located the same day in the Big Piney River at the Mineral Springs access. The woman’s son was apprehended at the scene of where the car had been submerged.
Investigation revealed that the suspect had also swiped a .22-caliber pistol from his mother. A probable cause statement was sent to the county prosecutor seeking felony charges against the suspect of tampering with a motor vehicle and theft of a firearm.
•A 49-year-old Bucyrus woman reported Sept. 20 that a 1986 Chevrolet pickup had been stolen from her Peacock Lane residence. The woman named as a suspect a 25-year-old woman who had been staying with her for about 10 days.
•A 56-year-old Licking man reported Sept. 19 that a skid steer and flatbed trailer of unknown value had been stolen from his Highway 63 property. The man named his brother as a suspect.
•While driving on U.S. 63 at Cabool near Malberg Road on Sept. 20, an officer observed two women fighting on the southbound shoulder.
The officer made contact with the women, who shared the same last name and lived at the same address in Mountain Grove. The officer determined that a 41-year-old woman appeared to be the aggressor and had been chasing and threw a rock at a 32-year-old woman. The younger woman stated she didn’t wish to pursue charges.
•A deputy was dispatched to Nevill Road at Cabool at about 9:30 a.m. Oct. 4 regarding a report of a man lying unconscious next to railroad tracks. Upon arrival, the officer observed that the man had already been loaded into an ambulance. Emergency responders told the officer the man was elderly and had fallen and couldn’t get back up.
•A 54-year-old Cabool woman reported Oct. 3 that a .45- caliber Taurus pistol valued at $650 had been stolen from her Mockingbird Drive residence.
•A deputy investigated a report of an accidental gunshot wound Oct. 4 at a Stone Ridge Road residence at Plato. The officer reported that a 43-year-old man had been reloading a pistol when it discharged a bullet into his lower leg.
The man was flown to a Springfield hospital and is expected to fully recover.
Texas County Jail admissions
Richard M. Cheney – possession of controlled substance
Valoris F. McNaughton – non-support
Chris K. Dieman – theft, stealing
Dorothy L. Hernandez – DWI
Matthew T. Wilson – DWI
Barbara A. Colgan – 48-hour commitment
Jamie H. Prewett – theft, stealing
Terrance M. Toran – driving while revoked
Douglas A. Knorr – 48-hour commitment
Jesse J. Conner – passing bad checks
Roger W. Franklin – 48-hour commitment
Megan L. Neal – driving while revoked
Kevin D. Bowling – DWI, driving while suspended, non-support
Darren H. Bakues – 48-hour shock
Justin T. Collins – 14-day shock
Brenda D. Ramsey – arson
Ardis F. Morton Jr. – stealing leased property
Karen S. Roberts – commitment
Thomas R. Conway – 24-hour commitment
Lowell T. Gum – distribution of controlled substance