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:

•Two deputies were dispatched at about 2:15 p.m. Jan. 19 regarding a report of a fight in progress between two men at a Reed Road residence at Licking.

Upon arrival, the officers made contact with the men, ages 28 and 25, and multiple witnesses. After investigation, a probable cause statement was sent to the county prosecutor seeking an assault charge against the 25-year-old.

•A 61-year-old Success man reported on Jan. 16 that numerous items with a total value of $5,080 were stolen from his truck while it was parked at a property on Highway AW at Plato.

The man named a St. Robert man as a suspect, indicating he was supposed to move the truck but instead cleaned it out.

•A 56-year-old Cabool man reported on Jan. 23 that a 2006 Ford F-250 pickup he was working on at his Highway 60 property at Cabool had been stolen.

The man told an investigating deputy the truck belonged to a 37-year-old Vanzant man and it was at his shop for some body work. There are no suspects.

•A deputy was dispatched Feb. 7 regarding a report of damage to vehicles at a Reed Road residence at Licking.

A 48-year-old man there told the officer someone had tampered with an engine in one vehicle and a motorcycle, and damaged the transmission in another vehicle. He named two men as suspects.

Texas County Jail admissions

Feb. 8

Mark P. Komski – burglary, stealing

Feb. 10

Pamela A. Lorey – possession of controlled substance

Kyle D. Akers – hold for Wright, Laclede, Phelps counties

Feb. 11

Christopher D. Barton – possession of controlled substance, speeding

James Cox – writ

Eric Caswell – writ

Feb. 12

Shakila S. Sims – driving while revoked

Blane C. Bennett – possession of controlled substance, delivery of controlled substance, animal abuse

Doris A. Derbring – possession of controlled substance, delivery of controlled substance, animal abuse

Feb. 14

Tanner C. Beasley – property damage

Niki J. Arthur – stealing

Jennifer D. Hendrix – failure to appear

Levi J. Coats – 30-day commitment

Nathan M. Mahaffey – possession of controlled substance

Feb. 15

Jacob Garner – Jefferson County hold

Dawson Chambers – Phelps County hold

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