Texas County deputies are investigating several thefts in the county.

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

•A deputy responded at about 6:30 p.m. Nov. 6 regarding a report of a deer that had been hit by a vehicle and was lying in the middle of U.S. 63 south of Houston. The officer removed the deer.

•A 28-year-old Plato man reported on Oct. 22 that his Holt Drive residence had been broken into and a TV valued at $400, video game unit worth $175 and a box of pots and pans totaling $20 had been stolen. There are no suspects.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 1 a.m. Nov. 6 after a man reported that his dog was barking a lot at his residence in a Country Aire Lane trailer park at Cabool. The man stated he was concerned the dog was barking because someone was outside the trailer, but the officer didn’t find anyone.

•A 55-year-old Licking woman reported on Nov. 4 that several pills of each of the 10 different prescription medications she takes had been stolen from her Highway BB residence. There are no suspects.

•Deputies were dispatched at about 7:45 p.m. Nov. 3 regarding a report of property damage at a Highway Y residence at Willow Springs.

A 57-year-old woman who lives there told officers she had kicked a 19-year-old man out of her residence and he had then proceeded to “beat” the windows and bodies of two vehicles parked outside. She said the man then left with her 16-year-old grandson.

The two males have not been located. Investigation continues.

•A 72-year-old New Jersey man and his 69-year-old wife reported on Nov. 5 that a refrigerator valued at $500 and a stackable washer and dryer unit valued at $150 had been swiped from a residence they own on Boiling Springs Road at Licking. There are no suspects.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 8:30 p.m. Nov. 3 regarding a report of a burglary at a Morton Road residence at Houston.

A 41-year-old woman who lives there told the officer three guns and several other items with a total value of $650 had been stolen and damage had been done to several walls inside the home. There are no suspects.

•A woman reported on Nov. 5 that men were trespassing at her father’s Morton Road residence at Houston. An investigating officer determined the men were there to do repairs to the residence.

•At about 9:30 p.m. Oct. 27, an officer responded to a report of a prowler at a Highway CC residence at Licking. The officer made contact with a man who lives there who said his dogs had been barking a lot at something behind their pen.

The officer determined the dogs had been barking at a chicken perched on a tree branch behind the pen.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 8 p.m. Oct. 27 regarding a report of a gunshot at a location on Highway 181 near Cabool.

The officer determined someone had struck a deer with their vehicle and then shot it to put it down. The driver had reportedly already gone to the Cabool Police Department to obtain the proper meat receipt for the dead deer.

•A deputy was dispatched Oct. 20 to Texas County Memorial Hospital regarding a woman wanting to report being assaulted by her boyfriend.

The woman, 36, of Salem, told the officer that the suspect, 25, of Licking, had grabbed her throat, punched her with a closed fist, pulled her hair and hit her in the chest with a flashlight during a series of incidents while the two were at Williams Cemetery on East Highway 32. The woman said the man did it because he thought she was cheating on him with a man at work.

The man was located, taken into custody and held in jail pending assault charges.

•A deputy responded at about 4:30 p.m. Nov. 2 to a report of a dachshund being mistreated at a U.S. 63 residence at Cabool. The officer determined the dog was fine and observed it playing in the yard with another dog.

Texas County Jail admissions

Nov. 1

Tammy S. Frazier – possession of controlled substance

Russell L. Deck – writ (to appear before judge)

Nov. 3

Justin P. Giller – writ

William S. Dixon – writ

Nov. 4

Heather R. Strunk – Howell County hold

Roger L. Wake – 48-hour commitment

Nov. 5

Joseph A. Kaplan – 48-hour commitment

Nov. 6

Joshua W. Steffen – non-support

Amanda M. Swenson – 12-day shock

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