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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report

Jamesport man arrested after brief pursuit

Duane Swalley, Jamesport, was charged with 10 misdemeanors  after he attempted to flee from law enforcement on Feb. 21.

According to the probable cause, Deputy Todd Watson observed Swalley entering  a camouflage 2014 Polaris at Sunset Avenue and Missouri Highway 13, south of Gallatin, at 10:53 p.m. Swalley turned north onto Highway 13 at a high rate of speed, and was swerving across the

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015.

County Commission

No commission meeting was held, as the commissioners were attending training.

Circuit Court

Linda Houghton began duties as a part-time deputy clerk in the Circuit Clerk’s office on Feb. 17. Mrs. Houghton also continues in the elected position of Daviess County Public Administrator, which is also a part-time position.

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report

2-10-15

10:20 am – Walk-in to Sheriff’s Office (SO) with damages to mailbox on Highway J north of Kidder.

10:42 am – Walk-in to SO regarding vandalism to house and property south of Winston.

1:02 pm – Grundy County advising they have subject in custody on Daviess County warrant. Ryan Southard, 22, McFall, was transferred to DDCRJ on $500 cash bond. The charge is class A misdemeanor fraudulent use of

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Gallatin Man Sentenced to Life in Prison

Bryan Scott Carter, a Gallatin man who plead guilty last month to assault first degree, amended from statutory rape, and one count of incest in a 2013 case involving his then 4-month-old child, appeared in court Feb. 11 for sentencing.

43rd Judicial Circuit Court Judge Thomas Chapman presided during the case in Daviess County and announced a sentence of life in prison for Carter on Wednesday afternoon.

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report

James D. Whitt, 19, Trenton, was arrested Feb. 5 for the June 24, 2014, burglary of the Jamesport Country Store on State Highway NN. According to the probable cause report, Whitt gained entry into the store by breaking a window and stole $600. Laboratory results from DNA evidence collected at the scene matches Whitt’s DNA. He has been charged with 2nd degree burglary, class C felony, stealing, class C felony

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015.

County Commission

James Lewis, road & bridge supervisor, and crew are performing maintenance on equipment and will continue to build shelving in the storage unit.

Bills were reviewed and approved.

The Consumer Price Index was certified by the State Tax Commission for December 2013 to December 2014 period at eight-tenths of

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report

Joshua Stewart, 28, Albany, was taken into custody following a traffic stop Jan. 30 made by Trooper A. J. Webb on Route C, west of I-35 in Daviess County. Stewart was stopped for failure to dim lights within 500 feet and failure to have approved headlamps. He has been charged with two counts of possession of controlled substance with intent to distribute, both class B felonies.

Stephanie Elizabeth Spears, 21,

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015.

County Commission

January 28, 2015

The road & bridge crew are cutting brush, according to Supervisor James Lewis. They have been in Grand River and Union Townships cutting brush around bridges. Metal for the bridge on 242nd Street has been ordered.

Tim Baker with University of Missouri discussed the upcoming meeting

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.

County Commission

Road and Bridge Supervisor Jason Lewis and crew are cutting brush around bridges in the county.

A semi-final inspection of bridge #33000091 over Sampson Creek is scheduled for Jan. 28 at 10 a.m.

Charles Winger discussed road closure at Ridge Avenue and 240th Street in Sheridan Township.

Ryan Eddis

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