A Houston man was arrested on several counts following an incident east of Houston, authorities said.

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

•Heather D. Bay, 29, of 112 W. Spruce St. in Houston, was issued citations on Nov. 17 for driving without a valid driver’s license and no insurance after a traffic stop at about 7:50 a.m. on Grand Avenue in downtown Houston.

•A 52-year-old Yukon man reported Nov. 11 that parts and other items with a total value of $13,000 had been stolen from a Vermeer baler at his Highway 17 property. There are no suspects.

•A 34-year-old Licking woman reported Nov. 15 that her 61-year-old stepfather had shot and killed her dog.

The woman stated she had asked the man to watch the dog while she performed the task of moving from her Walker Street residence and he said he would. She said she was called away to a family emergency in Jacksonville, Fla., and discovered her dog had been shot when she returned.

A report was sent to the county prosecutor.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 10:30 a.m. Nov. 16 after a woman reported seeing a black Dodge pickup parked at Souls Harbor Family Worship on U.S. 63 south of Houston with a man leaning out the window, possibly ill. The officer was unable to locate the vehicle or its driver.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 12:30 a.m. Nov. 12 after a woman reported a suspicious item at a Bado Road residence at Cabool. The officer determined the item was paint thinner in a glass bottle.

•A Licking woman reported Nov. 14 that she was selling a house she owns on Arnott Road to a man, and the deal had not yet finalized but the man was already having a renter move in. The officer went to the residence and saw no evidence of anyone moving in.

•A woman representing of The Animal Shelter of Texas County reported Nov. 13 that someone had entered the facility, apparently through a doggie door, and stolen a 12-volt battery from a generator and siphoned gas out of it. The woman also stated several small tools and items were missing.

Investigation of the matter continues.

•A 48-year-old Plato man reported Nov. 12 that a Walthers .22-caliber pistol valued at $490 had been stolen from his Highway 32 residence. There are no suspects.

•An officer with the Yuma (Ariz.) Police Department reported Oct. 1 that a Marlin .22-caliber rifle had been recovered that was reported stolen in Texas County in 1985. The gun was one of seven reported swiped from a Rusty Road residence in 1985. Its owner reportedly filed an insurance claim after the theft and was compensated for the firearm.

Texas County Jail admissions

Nov. 10

Missie J. Collins – 16-hour commitment

Nov. 11

Dustin R. Odom – driving while revoked, careless and imprudent driving

Karen S. Roberts – 48-hour commitment

Missie J. Collins – 39-hour commitment

Nov. 12

Danielle R. Winterland – writ

Michelle C. Marr – Dept. of Corrections hold  

Nov. 13

Corey A. Tharp – writ

Justin T. Dooley – writ

Shannon L. Cross – probation and parole hold

Dannie M. Pogue – 36-hour commitment

Nov. 14

Denise R. Warren – driving while revoked, speeding

Charles J. Smith – burglary

John M. Evans – Taney County hold

Matthew C. McVicker – 48-hour commitment

Rebecca R. Coats – possession of controlled substance

Nov. 16

Christine M. White – 48-hour commitment

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