Texas County deputies are investigating several crimes in the county.

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

•Deputies were dispatched at about 1 a.m. Oct. 31 after a Licking man complained of excessive noise being made by people under the bridge on U.S. 63 near Highway CC. The officers searched the area but didn’t locate the people.

•A 42-year-old Bucyrus woman came to the TCSD office Oct. 27 to report that she had received a phone call stating she had an outstanding loan for $46,000 with Cash Net USA. The woman told an investigating officer she didn’t have a loan with the firm and that she had seen online that there was a scam going on with Cash Net USA.

She provided the name of a man who had called her and his phone number. An officer called the man and asked for verification of the woman’s loan. Investigation of the matter continues.

•A 47-year-old Houston man called Oct. 14 to report that a house he owns on Boone Creek Road in Licking had been burglarized and that numerous items with a total value of $11,255 had been stolen. After an investigation, a 23-year-old Licking man was identified as a suspect and a probable cause statement was sent to the county prosecutor seeking charges against him.

On the same day, a 46-year-old Raymondville man reported that a rifle and two chainsaws with a total value of $1,135 had been swiped form his Highway 137 property. The same Licking man was identified as a suspect.

•A 73-year-old Cabool man reported Oct. 20 that a cabin he owns on Sand Shoals Road had been burglarized and numerous items with a total value of $845 had been stolen. There are no suspects.

•A 15-year-old Raymondville girl reported that another girl had been harassing her at school and on Facebook. A report was forwarded to the county juvenile office.

•A 46-year-old Bucyrus woman reported Oct. 16 that prescription medication valued at $500 had been swiped from her Highway 17 residence. There are no suspects.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 11 p.m. Oct. 27 regarding a report of a prowler at a residence in a Morton Road trailer park in Houston. The officer made contact with a man at the location who was sitting at the end of the trailer. The man said he lived there and was sitting outside to get away from people inside.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 5 p.m. Oct. 30 after a Raymondville woman reported someone had cut the spark plug wires in a vehicle at her Vollmar Drive residence. The officer determined the damage had actually been caused by rats.

•A man called at about 1 a.m. Oct. 29 to request a well-being check of a woman at a Shafer Road residence at Licking. An investigating officer made contact with the woman and she said she was drunk, but OK.

•A 44-year-old Licking woman reported Oct. 7 that an antique dollhouse valued at $300 had been stolen from a Highway VV storage unit at Licking. There are no suspects.

•A deputy was dispatched Oct. 11 after a 69-year-old Mountain Grove man reported that 50 cattle with a total value of $30,000 were missing from his Highway MM property. When the officer arrived, the man stated the cattle had been found and had escaped through a gate that was left open.  

•Two women (ages 63 and 32) reported Oct. 16 that a laptop computer, tools and prescription medication with a total value of $400 had been stolen from their Highway 17 residence at Yukon. There are no suspects.

•A 23-year-old Licking man reported Oct. 12 that numerous items with a total value of $1,985 had been stolen from his Oscar Road residence. There are no suspects.

•A 33-year-old Yukon woman reported Oct. 16 that numerous items with a total value of $2,985 had been stolen from her Highway 137 residence. There are no suspects.

Texas County Jail admissions

Oct. 27

Jason A. Losh – possession of marijuana

Missie J. Collins – commitment

Oct. 28

Ronnie G. Blake – burglary

Clayton W. Shoults – 48-hour commitment

Christopher J. Daugherty – drug court sanction

Oct. 29

Randy P. Hogan – theft

Dannie M. Pogue – 48-hour commitment

Karen S. Roberts – 48-hour commitment

Christopher S. Willard – theft of motor vehicle

Mark D. Griffith – 48-hour commitment

Oct. 30

Tara A. Snyder – failure to appear

Barbara A. Colgan – 48-hour commitment

Tammy D. Bass – theft/stealing

Dustin W. Mahler – non-support

Oct. 31

Zacariah T. Settles – 48-hour commitment

Nov. 2

Christine M. White – 48-hour commitment

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