Authorities are investigating several crimes in the county.

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

•A deputy was dispatched Jan. 26 regarding a report of a burglary at a County Road 3940 residence at Mountain View.

A 57-year-old woman there showed the officer a front window that was broken out and glass lying inside the home. She said numerous items valued at about $10,000 had been stolen, including many pieces of jewelry.

A neighbor’s surveillance video was viewed, and the officer observed an unidentified person on an ATV driving toward the residence just after midnight and leaving at about 1:10 a.m. The ATV then returns at about 3:07 a.m. and leaves again at 4:14 a.m.

Investigation is ongoing.

•Rebecca A. Norris, 23, and Christopher S. Governalia, 30, both of 14245 Highway AW at Plato, were each issued citations for fourth-degree assault after a deputy responded to their residence regarding a report of a domestic dispute at about 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24.

•A Success man came to the TCSD office on Jan. 10 to report that a Licking woman was harassing him.

The man told an officer the woman had called him 14 times in a matter of a few minutes and refused to stop calling. The man called a few days later to say he didn’t want to pursue charges.

•A deputy was advised on Jan. 8 that a Licking woman with an active Texas County warrant (of unreported nature) was inside a courtroom in the Justice Center.

The deputy went to the courtroom and arrested Stacy L. Mendenhall, 39, of 213 N. Main St. She was taken to jail without incident.

•A deputy on Jan. 2 responded to a report of property damage at a Long Valley Road residence at Huggins.

A 27-year-old woman there told the officer her soon-to-be former husband’s girlfriend had done extensive damage to her house by driving a vehicle through the garage door. The deputy observed that the garage door was ripped down, several windows were broken and extensive damage was done to the interior of the home.

The officer made contact with the man and he said his girlfriend had gotten mad because she thought he was in the house with another woman. He said the girlfriend would be paying for the damage.

The officer took photos of the damage. Investigation continues.

•On Jan. 22, a deputy was advised after jail staff located contraband on a female inmate who had just been brought down from court.

A jailer reported that marijuana and a lighter were found in the possession of the 29-year-old woman, who had just had her probation revoked and was being sent to the state department of corrections system. A probable cause statement was sent to the county prosecutor regarding the contraband.

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Jail admissions

Jan. 21

Larissa M. Easter – contempt of court

Jena M. Hurley – stealing

Lewis G. Bowles – stealing

Jan. 22

Toni R. Smith – failure to pay balance

Michael Vargas – Pulaski County warrant

Shiloh Christ – probation and parole revoked

Payton M. Mordis – damage jail property

Jamie D. Wilson – Phelps County hold

Jan. 23

Julia A. Lesh – burglary

Tiffany M. Inman – stealing

Dayton L. Stallsworth – DWI

James L. Hatcher II – probation and parole warrant

Jan. 24

James L. Hawkins – Pulaski County warrant

Jeffrey A. Mabrey – probation and parole warrant

Jamie E. Lane – failure to appear (assault)

Ashlyn Hebblethwaite – DWI

Jan. 25

Kayla M. Irons – Wright County hold

Lonnie Quick – 48-hour commitment

Tyler Edwards – 48-hour commitment

Tabitha Clark – DWI

Jan. 26

Thomas E. Stanton Jr. – 48-hour commitment

Jan. 27

Richard R. Crum – driving while suspended, drug charges

Sydney M. Breedlove – minor in possession

Chad A. Woodard – Arkansas warrant

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