The following are excerpts from reports generated by the Houston Police Department:
•Jason Thompson, 39, of 612 Maple St. in Houston, was arrested July 17 for having an active Texas County felony warrant for non-support. A pair of officers who were aware of the warrant made the arrest at Thompson’s residence.
He was taken to the Texas County Jail, where he was unable to post $50,000 bond.
•Travis L. Bailey, 32, of 108 E. Ninth St. in Willow Springs, was issued tickets for following too closely, failure to register a motor vehicle and no insurance after a two-vehicle accident at about 5:50 p.m. July 14 at U.S. 63 and Chestnut Street.
•Douglas P. Horton, 58, of 9148 Strawberry Road at Licking, was cited for failure to stop at a stop sign on July 14.
•Samantha J. Simmons, 28, of 16684 Brushy Creek Road in Houston, was cited on July 11 for displaying the plates of another.
•Corey R. Crumm, 32, of 9215 Highway 17 at Bucyrus, was issued a citation for stealing under $500 on July 9 after allegedly swiping a 45-year-old Houston man’s cell phone after it had been left at a check stand at Walmart.
•Marissa A. Gilbert, 26, of 426 King St. in Houston, was cited for stealing under $500 after allegedly shoplifting at Walmart on July 13.
•James P. Mitchell, 66, of 10885 Higgins Drive at Licking, was arrested July 8 for having an active Texas County warrant for driving while intoxicated.
An officer made the arrest after responding at about 11:10 p.m. to a report of a suspicious person at Hardee’s, who had reportedly been parked in the same location for more than four hours. Upon arrival, the officer observed a man asleep in his Pontiac Trans Am.
A routine computer check revealed the warrant. Mitchell was taken to the Texas County Jail where he was unable to post $250,000 bond.
•Ardis F. Morton Jr., 34, of 777 W. Highway 17, Apt. 9, in Houston, was arrested at his residence on July 12 for having an active Texas County warrant for theft of a credit card, second-degree burglary and two counts of fraudulent use of a credit device. He was taken to jail and held without bond.