Police say a man became belligerent during an arrest that left a machine broke at the Texas County Jail.

The following are excerpts from reports generated by the Houston Police Department:

•Thomas A. Carter, 58, of Springfield, was issued citations for driving while intoxicated, failure to properly signal turn and displaying plates of another after an officer observed a silver Chevrolet Tracker weaving and making multiple turns without signaling at about 10:15 p.m. Sept. 5. The officer stopped the vehicle on Chestnut Street, and smelled alcohol after making contact with the driver.

Carter was taken to the Texas County Jail, and police indicated he was belligerent and allegedly broke the fingerprint scan machine there. He also is alleged to have gotten into physical altercation with officers at the jail.

A probable cause statement was sent to the county prosecutor seeking a felony charge of first-degree property damage and third-degree assault on a law enforcement officer. Carter is held on $500,000 bond.

•Three Houston police officers and a South Central Drug Task Force officer went to a residence at 313 Holt St. at about 9:10 p.m. Aug. 30 after receiving anonymous information of an active meth lab inside and children present.

Two officers positioned themselves at the rear door of the home, while the two others made contact with seven adults inside (five women and two men) and two children belonging to one of the women. The home’s primary occupant – a 43-year-old woman – denied the existence of a meth lab and gave consent to search.

During the search, no evidence of manufacturing was found, but some marijuana, paraphernalia and pills were discovered. A probable cause statement was sent to the county prosecutor seeking charges against the woman of possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia.

•Marcus Chamberlain, 41, of 15122 Highway AW at Plato, was issued a citation for stealing under $500 after allegedly pumping $10 worth of gas in a vehicle at Corner Express on U.S. 63 and failing to pay at about 5 p.m. Aug. 29.

•Billy J. Hayes Jr., 24, of 216 Bryan St. in Houston, was arrested at about 6:50 p.m. Sept. 2 for having an active Texas County felony warrant for first-degree property damage. An officer who was aware of the warrant made the arrest after recognizing Hayes as a passenger in an SUV traveling on First Street.

He was taken to the Texas County Jail and held without bond.

•Jeanne M. Bourbon, 32, of 10250 Whispering Pines at Licking, was arrested at about 5 p.m. Sept. 5 for having an active Texas County warrant for possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. An officer who knew of the warrant made the arrest at a motel on U.S. 63 in southern Houston after being advised Bourbon was staying there.

She was taken to the Texas County Jail where she was unable to post $75,000 bond.

•Daniel K.E. Sheppard, 21, of 107 Cedar St., Apt. B, in Houston, was arrested  for having an active City of Houston warrant for stealing under $500.

An officer who knew of the warrant made the arrest after observing Sheppard walking on the shoulder of U.S. 63. He was taken to the Texas County Jail where he was unable to post $1,000 bond.

•Chastity M. Counts, 29, of 6121 Highway 17 in Houston, was issued citations for driving while intoxicated (drug condition), speeding and second-degree endangering the welfare of a child after a traffic stop on Lilly Avenue at about 8:30 p.m. Aug. 24.

An officer made the stop after observing a maroon Chevrolet Blazer traveling at a high rate of speed. After making contact with the driver – Counts – the officer noticed she had slurred speech, bloodshot eyes and constricted pupils, and field sobriety tests were conducted.

Counts was taken to the Texas County Jail. Officers stood by with two children who were in the vehicle until someone arrived to pick them up.

•Wilson D. Moss II, of Hannibal, was issued a citation for possession of marijuana on Aug. 19 after he allegedly presented a pill bottle that contained pot to a worker at Forbes Pharmacy for prescription renewal.

•William T. Hebert, 29, of 611 Hawthorne Street in Houston was issued a citation for allowing an animal to run at large on Sept. 4.

•Jennifer S. Mullions, 44, and Lisa J. Norris, 41, both of Winona, were each issued citations for allowing an animal to run at large on Aug. 29 after allegedly releasing a pair of dogs at Emmett Kelly Park and then leaving. 

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