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

•Michael H. Rankin, 43, of 815 W. Highway 32 at Licking, was arrested Feb. 20 for having an active Texas County felony warrant for second-degree child molestation – child less than 12 years old.

A deputy who was aware of the warrant made the arrest at Rankin’s residence. He was taken to the Texas County Jail with a bond set at $250,000.

•Christy L. Cobble, 36, of 5230 Highway 17 at Eunice, was arrested Feb. 19 for having an active Texas County warrant for felony second-degree burglary and misdemeanor stealing and property damage.

A deputy who knew of the warrant made the arrest after making contact with Cobble while investigating another case. She was taken to jail with a bond set at $25,000.

•Niki J. Arthur, 37, of 122 E. First St. at Mountain Grove, was arrested Feb. 14 for having an active Texas County felony warrant for stealing leased or rented property.

A deputy made the arrest after making contact with Arthur while investigating another case. She was taken to the Texas County Jail with a bond set at $50,000.

•Steven R. Parker, 35, of 10855 W. Highway 32 at Licking, was issued a citation for stealing after allegedly shoplifting at Dollar General in Roby on Feb. 25.

Deputies from the Texas County Sheriff’s Department were called to several investigations in the last week.

Texas County Jail admissions

Feb. 25

Anthony A. Overy – sodomy

Christopher M. Belcher – writ

Brooke T. Backues – Pike County hold

Jasmine N. Atkinson – assault

Feb. 26

Robert J. Owens – burglary

Jeremy L. Bartlett – probation and parole warrant

Tammy A. Giller – stealing, property damage

Stephanie Burgess – burglary, stealing

Candice Dickman – stealing over $25,000

Clint Smotherman – possession of controlled substance

Jarod Black – Phelps County warrant

Feb. 27

Steven W. Holden – drug charges

Feb. 28

Joseph W. Proffer – forgery

Cheryl J. Webster – DWI

Ethan E. Farley – possession of controlled substance

Feb. 29

Joshua Bruton – Webster County warrant

Stephanie L. Golden – DWI

March 1

John Hubbard – DWI, resisting arrest

Joshua Carman – driving while suspended

Paxton M. Cox – driving while revoked

March 2

Tyler Williams – DWI

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