Investigations sent deputies throughout the county during the last week.

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

•A deputy was dispatched at about 8:35 p.m. Jan. 11 after a man reported a person or people in the yard at his Somerset Lane residence at Houston. Upon arrival, the officer was unable to locate them.

A deputy was dispatched to the same home at about 9:50 p.m. Jan. 12 after the man reported that his daughter had seen two men dressed in camouflage walking in their yard and crossing a fence. The officer was unable to locate them.

At about 7 p.m. Jan. 13, a deputy was dispatched to the same home at regarding a report of a prowler. The officer made contact with the same man and he said he had seen a white truck driving down the lane and he didn’t want it driving down the lane. The officer was unable to locate the vehicle.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 9:35 p.m. Jan. 13 after a woman reported seeing someone near a barn in the backyard of her Fisher Drive residence at Houston. Upon arrival, the officer was unable to locate a suspect.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 8:45 p.m. Jan. 15 to check the well-being of a woman at a Red Bud Road residence at Cabool after her daughter reported not being able to make contact with her for several days. The officer made contact with the woman at the location, and she said she was fine but wasn’t speaking to her daughter. The officer made contact with the daughter and advised her that her mother was fine but didn’t want to talk.

•A 56-year-old Houston man reported on Jan. 14 that a bottle containing 30 phentermine pills was missing from the bedroom of his U.S. 63 residence at Houston. There are no suspects.

•A deputy was dispatched at about 8:20 p.m. Jan. 11 regarding a report of a possible self-inflicted knife wound on Highway U at Cabool.

Upon arrival, the officer located a woman in a ditch who appeared to be bleeding form her head and a man nearby. The man, 53, told the officer the woman, 54, was very drunk and had gotten into a fight with some friends and had taken off walking with a knife and large rock. He said that when he found her she was bleeding, so he called 911.

The officer determined the woman had apparently fallen and hit her head on the pavement. She was transported from the scene by ambulance for medical attention.

Texas County Jail admissions

Jan. 10

Benjamin E. Coleman – assault

Michael S. Skouby – writ (to appear before judge)

Jan. 11

Kelsy N. Day – 14-day commitment

Amanda L. Davis – tampering with motor vehicle

Jan. 12

Robert J. Bush – non-support

Jamie D. Wilson – burglary, assault

Bobby W. Williams – DWI, resisting arrest, driving while revoked

Jan. 13

Thomas E. Spann Jr. – tampering with motor vehicle

Kerry D. Brooks – 48-hour commitment

Jan. 15

Leonard E. Bay – DWI, driving while revoked

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