School bus violations

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

•Danny D. Brown, 59, of 506 W. Highway 17 in Houston, was arrested Feb. 23 for having an active Texas County warrant for harassment. An officer made the arrest at the state probation and parole office after being advised that Brown was there. He was taken to the Texas County Jail and held without bond.

•Breanna J. Brown, 17, of 108 Acorn in Houston, was cited on Feb. 16 for passing a school bus while unloading or loading.

•Amanda D. Smith, 35, of 6938 County Road 3440 in Mountain View, was issued a citation for stealing under $500 after allegedly shoplifting at Walmart on Feb. 17.

•Brianne L. Akins, 19, of 777 W. Highway 17, Apt. 3, in Houston, was issued citations for driving while intoxicated (drug condition), possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving without a valid license, failure to register a motor vehicle and no insurance after a traffic stop on Hawthorne Street at about 4:20 p.m. Feb. 18.

An officer made the stop after observing a maroon Saturn traveling without license plates. Akins was taken to the Texas County Jail, fingerprinted and released to a sober person.

•Richard J. Rittel, 41, of 407 Oak St. in Houston, was cited for stealing under $500 after allegedly shoplifting at Walmart on Feb. 22.

•Dylan B. Bell, 18, of 119 Hickory St. in Houston, was issued a citation on Feb. 22 for passing a school bus while unloading or loading.

•Orion D. Wickert, 18, of 15849 Piney Drive in Bucyrus, was issued citations for peace disturbance and driving while revoked after an incident on Feb. 19 in which he allegedly threatened a teenage boy and girl in a car on Brushy Creek Road and “cut donuts” in the Security Bank of the Ozarks parking lot. An officer located Wickert on Feb. 22 and he confessed to the infractions during an interview.

•Douglas P. Horton, 59, of 510 W. Highway 17 in Houston, was issued citations for driving while suspended and no insurance after a traffic stop on Feb. 21. The officer who made the stop determined Horton had an active warrant for failure to appear on a charge of failure to stop at a posted stop sign.

He was taken to the Texas County Jail where he was unable to post $250 bond.

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