Deputies from the Texas County Sheriff's Department were called to several investigations in the last week.

The following are excerpts of reports generated by the Texas County Sheriff’s Department:

•A woman called April 26 to report that an abandoned house and a gate on her Cameron Road property had been damaged several times. She and her husband requested extra patrolling in the area.

•A 36-year-old Houston woman came to the TCSD office at about 9 p.m. April 22 to report she had been raped by a 35-year-old man at her Highway B residence.

After an investigation, a probable cause statement was sent to the county prosecutor seeking charges against the man.

•A deputy responded at about 5:15 p.m. April 26 after Cabool police requested help with finding a stolen vehicle that was thought to be at a Country Aire Lane trailer park at Cabool. The deputy was unable to locate the vehicle.

•A deputy responded at about 2 a.m. April 26 to a request to check the well-being of a woman at a Hidden Valley Road residence at Mountain Grove.

Upon arrival, the officer observed that there was no house at the location, only a foundation. The officer was later advised that the woman actually lived at another location in Mountain Grove.

•A deputy responded at about 10 a.m. April 26 to a report of a possible drug overdose at a Mill Street residence in Houston. Upon arrival, the officer observed that the patient was being loaded into an ambulance, and no help was needed.

•A woman called April 20 to request that an officer check the well-being of her mother, because she was worried that her brother had obtained life insurance on her. The officer made contact with the mother and she said she had her son get life insurance on her due to her health.

•A deputy was dispatched April 19 regarding a report of property damage at a Highway MM residence at Mountain Grove.

A man who lives there told the officer a man who is his landlord had burned all of his belongings. The officer made contact with the landlord, and he stated he hadn’t burned any of the tenant’s items and that they were at his house. The two men then advised the officer law enforcement was not needed.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 10:25 a.m. April 20 after a man reported his dog had been shot at his Highway 17 residence at Bucyrus. Upon arrival, the officer observed a dog lying dead in the roadway and determined it had been hit by a vehicle.

•A deputy responded at about 9 a.m. April 25 to a report of a possible meth lab at Indian Creek Bridge on U.S. 63. Upon arrival, the officer observed several items related to production of methamphetamine. The items were disposed.

•A Cabool man on April 25 reported that a Suzuki ATV valued at $5,000 had been stolen from the front porch of a U.S. 63 residence where it was being repaired. The man doing the repair work also reported the theft, not knowing the ATV’s owner had. There are no suspects.

•A Plato woman on April 23 reported a horse was on her Felton Road property.

The woman told an investigating officer she had checked with all neighbors and nobody knew where the horse had come from. The woman’s husband was able to finally restrain the horse at 11 that evening after it was threatening fences and other horses on the property. 

The Animal Shelter of Texas County was contacted and an official there said the horse would be picked up the following day. A horse ranch at Montauk retrieved it April 24 after no neighbors claimed it.

Officers with the state patrol and county sheriff’s department had been contacted earlier about removing it.

•A deputy responded to a report of an alarm sounding at about 5 p.m. at a Harper Lane residence. Upon arrival, the officer observed that a large tree had fallen on the home.

•Monica Brock, 24, of 10604 Plato Drive at Plato, was issued a citation April 17 for failure to maintain adequate control of animals after a dog she owns allegedly bit a 63-year-old Lynchburg woman who was walking along the roadway in front of where the dog lives.

Brock has been cited and warned on multiple occasions for the behavior of her two dogs. The dog that delivered the bite was placed in a pen for a mandatory 10-day watch period.

•Brandon S. Breeden, 34, of 15381 Highway 32 in Licking, was issued a citation for third-degree domestic assault after he allegedly hit and bit a 31-year-old woman during an altercation on April 17.  

Texas County Jail admissions

April 20

Allison R. Samuel – fraudulently obtaining controlled substance

Ericka J. Litchfield – Mountain Grove PD hold

Michael A. Hebert – Wright Co. hold

April 21

Robert W. Custis – driving while revoked

Ronnie G. Blake – probation violation

Terry A. Carr – property damage, trespassing

Christopher S. Willard – stealing

Theresa L. Villarreal – Cass County hold

Michael J. Lewis – 24-hour commitment

April 23

Jackson C. Morgan – DWI, driving while revoked

April 24

Jeffrey A. Mabrey – 90-day commitment

Michael J. Yates – 6-month commitment

Paul B. Preece – forgery

Joseph L. Austin – possession of synthetic cannabinoid

Amanda M. Trimble – stealing rental property

Raymand D. Hale – 48-hour commitment

April 25

Joshua D. Storm – 48-hour commitment

Shawn W. Skouby – possession of controlled substance

Matthew C. McVicker – 24-hour commitment

Michael J. Lewis – 24-hour commitment

April 26

Angela L. Gosset – Department of Corrections hold 

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