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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary


6:07 am – Report of domestic disturbance in Jameson. Sheriff’s Office (SO) arrived on scene and 12-hour no contact rule was invoked.

8:54 am – SO out with K-9 Alan at the Pattonsburg School.

7:53 pm – Andrew Salmon, 26, St Paul, Minn., posted $230 cash bond on FTA charges of misdemeanor possession of synthetic cannabinoid and paraphernalia on Daviess County warrant. Salmon was in custody at DDCRJ for

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High Speed chase lands cyclist in custody, facing 10 counts

A northbound motorcyclist traveling in excess of 130mph on I-35 was apprehended Friday night and now faces felony and misdemeanor charges and numerous traffic violations following his arrest.

Daryl Dewayne Travis of Raytown was taken into custody and transported to the Daviess/DeKalb Regional Jail, and a warrant was issued. He faces charges of resisting arrest by fleeing, felony D, two counts of excessive speed, misdemeanor B, driving while suspended, misdemeanor,

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ATF NITRO Task Force provides $28,000 in seized funds to Daviess County

On Oct. 17 the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) announced the distribution of $28,000 in funds to the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office.

The funds were derived from assets seized or forfeited as part of criminal investigations conducted by the ATF sponsored Northwest Missouri Interagency Team Response Operation (NITRO) in which Daviess County Sheriff’s Office is a participant.

The ATF NITRO Task Force was established in 2002 to

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Regional Jail converts CD, new DeKalb sheriff welcomed

Administrator Ed Howard informed the Daviess-DeKalb Region Jail Board that he and Randy Sims, Daviess County Presiding Commissioner, had converted the jail’s Certificate of Deposit (CD) from one year to five years, increasing the interest earnings from .5% to 1.7%. This should represent about $300 a month in additional earnings. Mr. Howard discussed opening another CD at the end of the year for a possible building fund.

In other business

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Culprits defacing election signs will be prosecuted

Defacing or even stealing campaign signs now dotting many private yards at residences throughout Gallatin are not just minor acts of vandalism. Police Chief Mark Richards says in most cases culprits will face misdemeanor charges with penalties up to $500 in fines and/or a one-year sentence in jail if successfully prosecuted.

So far election yard signs belonging to candidates Sally Black and Kevin Heldenbrand are those reported stolen or defaced.

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary


9 am – Court in session.

12:40 pm – Verbal disagreement in Jameson.

2:04 pm – Report of traffic violation involving school bus in Winston.

4:15 pm – Report of abandoned vehicle south of Gallatin.


11:02 am – Sheriff out at DDCRJ.

11:46 am – Sheriff out at city hall in Pattonsburg.

2:45 pm – Giving subject ride to Gallatin from Pattonsburg.

7:20 pm – Domestic dispute in

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Braymer man sentenced for $262,000 cattle fraud

A Braymer man was sentenced in federal court on Oct. 3 for a cattle fraud scheme that resulted in losses of more than $262,000 to his victims, according to Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri.

Garland Joseph “Joey” Nelson, 22, of Braymer, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to two years in federal prison without parole. The court also ordered Nelson to

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Suspect apprehended on roof of Jamesport school after pursuit

A Brimson man climbed to the roof of the Jamesport school in an effort to elude Daviess County Deputy Todd Watson in the early morning hours of Oct. 2, but was taken into custody on the roof when reinforcements arrived at the scene.

James L. Baker, 55, had fled from his car on foot after he was pursued by Deputy Watson for failure to signal and other traffic offenses.


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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary


12:56 am – Domestic disturbance in Jamesport.

2:19 am – Subject under arrest from above incident and transferred to DDCRJ on 24-hour investigative hold.  Subject later released and issued trespassing ticket.

10:32 am – DDCRJ advising they have picked up Cynthia Williamson, 54, from Women’s Correctional Center in Vandalia, after her release for Daviess County charges of FTA for passing bad checks. Bond is set at $400 cash.


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