Texas County deputies recently handled several investigations. 

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

•A deputy was dispatched to a Prescott Road residence at Licking at about 2:45 p.m. July 24 regarding a report of several 911 hang-up calls from a cell phone.

A 911 representative stated the phone number belonged to a deceased person. The officer was unable to locate anyone in the area.

•A Houston reported on July 23 that a neighbor man’s riding mower was on his Horseshoe Drive property.

An investigating deputy contacted the neighbor, who said he didn’t realize the mower was on the other man’s property. He removed it.

•A deputy on July 20 responded to a report of property damage at a Highway AW residence at Plato.

A man who lives there showed the officer where a 61-year-old neighbor man had run a tractor around on his property, tearing up lawn and using the tractor’s bucket to push trees, soil and debris around in the woods near the house. The man said if the neighbor agreed to fix the damage, he wouldn’t pursue charges. The neighbor agreed to fix the damage.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 9 p.m. July 21 regarding a report that a man was high on drugs and destroying a house on Shipp Drive at Licking.

The officer contacted a woman who lives there who said the man was using meth and needed help. The officer spoke to the man and he refused to get help.

The officer advised the woman he couldn’t force the man to get help for his drug addiction.

•A deputy responded on July 22 to a report of as burglary at a Highway 32 residence at Licking.

A 53-year-old woman who lives there told the officer several items with a total value of $1,300 had been swiped. She stated her daughter has a bad meth addiction and is going around with three men stealing things to support her habit. Investigation of the case continues.

•A 58-year-old woman came to the TCSD office on July 22 to report that her 37-year-old son had been missing for about a week.

After an investigation, the man was found OK at a woman’s house in Laclede County. He reportedly stated he no longer wanted to deal with his family.

Texas County Jail admissions

July 18

Lonnie G. Counts – DWI, driving while revoked

Ronnie G. Eberschloe – writ (to appear before judge)

July 19

James D. Carreras – possession of controlled substance

Daniel R. Howell – endangering welfare of a child

Angela M. Howell – endangering welfare of a child

Jared L. King – writ

Phillip E. Gray – passing bad checks

Michelle E. Hutsell – DWI

July 20

Billy R. Bailey – 4-year sentence

Dustin R. Studdard – 6-month sentence

Andrew Villarreal – 30 days contempt

Justin L. Creech – probation violation

Billy J. Shepherd – 48-hour shock

July 21

Robert B. Allison – Ozark County hold

Edward C. Roy – passing bad check

Orval K. Clark – possession of controlled substance

July 22

Justin M. Wilcox – 7-day commitment

Kelsey N. Day – 48-hour commitment

William T. Hebert – stealing

July 23

Joshua R. Marr – burglary, drug charges

July 24

Zachary W. Holt – non-support, driving while suspended   

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