Texas County deputies are investigating several crimes in the county.

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

•A deputy was dispatched at about 2:20 a.m. May 6 after a woman reported someone was in her car at her Ketchum Drive residence at Licking. The officer didn’t observe anyone in the car and wasn’t able to locate a suspect in the area.

•An officer assisted Cabool police in serving a search warrant at a Chestnut Street residence at about 5:40 p.m. May 8. Five guns and drugs (unreported type and amount) were seized.

•A 67-year-old Licking man reported May 8 that six cows and two calves were missing from his Spring Creek Road property. An investigating officer searched other properties in the area and contacted local stockyards, but the animals were not located.

There are no suspects.

•A representative of the Missouri School Violence Hotline called the TCSD May 7 regarding a middle school boy at Plato threatening other students. The case was forwarded to the county juvenile office.

•A 47-year-old Success woman reported May 3 that she had witnessed a 49-year-old Success woman and a 34-year-old Bucyrus woman load a wooden flower pot into the bed of a truck at her Highway 17 residence and drive away with it. A report was sent to the county prosecutor.

•A deputy was dispatched May 2 to a King Road residence at Mountain Grove regarding a report of property damage. A man who lives there showed the officer video of a neighbor mowing his yard and accidently knocking over a “no trespassing” sign.

The sign was set back up.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 3:15 a.m. May 4 regarding a report of three horses in the roadway at Highway B and Brown Hill Road. The officer was unable to locate the horses.

•A deputy was dispatched May 1 to a Highway AM residence at Mountain Grove regarding a report of a death threat written on a truck.

A 38-year-old woman who lives there showed the officer the tailgate of her Ford pickup that had “6 days till you die” written on it with mud. The officer observed that the vehicle also had a mud smiley face on it.

Investigation of the matter continues.

•A man came to the TCSD office at about 2:45 p.m. May 6 to report being hit in the mouth by his girlfriend. The man stated she didn’t mean to hit him and didn’t want to pursue charges.

He requested that a deputy check on his Highway Y residence. An investigating officer found nobody there.

•A Webster County officer called May 6 to request assistance with finding a white Jeep Cherokee that pumped $27.29 in gas at a station in Rogersville and drove off without paying. The vehicle was registered to a woman who lives on Highway Z at Houston.

Investigation of the matter continues.

•An 86-year-old Success man came to the TCSD office May 6 to report that an electric fence at his Highway 17 property had been cut in six places. The man named his daughter’s boyfriend as a suspect due to their troublesome relationship.

He said he had no physical proof, and that he just wanted the case documented.

•A 51-year-old Elk Creek woman came to the TCSD office April 30 to report a 52-year-old man had been threatening her dogs and that she had loaned him thousands of dollars and he wouldn’t pay her back. She stated she wanted to pursue charges regarding the money, and an officer advised her she would have to take him to civil court about the matter.

•A Cabool man reported May 4 that he was being harassed by another man by phone. An investigating officer made contact with the suspect, who said he had no knowledge of any harassment, but that it would stop.

•A man called at about 11 p.m. May 9 to report people yelling for help next to a creek near Stillhouse Road at Willow Springs. An investigating officer made contact with the people and they stated they were made because they had lost their keys and intended to camp there for the night.

•A woman called at about 1:30 a.m. May 10 to report people on the roof of her Ketchum Drive residence. An investigating officer was unable to locate the suspects.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 1:30 a.m. May 10 after a man reported he wanted to leave a Horseshoe Drive property at Houston, but couldn’t because his brother had locked the gate. While the officer was at the location talking to the man, his brother came to the gate and showed that it wasn’t locked. The man then left.

Texas County Jail admissions

May 4

Dawn M. Sikes – driving without a license

Jerry L. Walker – Department of Corrections hold

Nalin H. Neal – assault

Chris L. Etheridge – writ

Tammy S. Frazier – Wright County hold

Timothy E. Sullins – Wright County hold

May 5

Gregory A. Vestal – Department of Corrections hold

Robert D. Hall – bond surrender

Jamie D. Lane – assault

Michael E. Boggs – failure to appear

May 6

Danielle R. Winterland – writ

Sheldon S. Oliver – writ

May 7

Nadatha S. Walker – theft

Ivan A. Gale – receiving stolen property, non-support

Dorothy L. Hernandez – writ

Susan Gould – DWI, careless and imprudent driving

Joshua J. Shannon – possession of controlled substance

Justin D. Dake – possession of controlled substance

May 8

Stephanie M. Mead – possession of controlled substance

Ryan C. Dennis – forgery

Jerruel R. Morgan III – DWI

Robert J. Terry – 48-hour commitment

May 9

Joshua D. Storm – 48-hour commitment

Dustin R. Frazier – peace disturbance

Chastity M. Counts – Three-day commitment

May 10

Alvin J. Hogan – Possession of controlled substance

Jimmie D. Scantlin – possession of marijuana, non-support 

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