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Fire fighters responded to a pickup on fire at the Superior Auto Wash off South Main Street in Gallatin Thursday afternoon:
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Youth harvests all-white turkey in Caldwell

Anna White (right) harvested a white wild turkey gobbler on April 8 in Caldwell County during the youth spring turkey hunting season. In the blind with her was her sister, Aleena White. They were guided by her father, Paul White, all of Excelsior Springs.

Anna White, 14,

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Jail Board meets April 28

The Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board will meet at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 28, at the training trailer of the jail located at 102 North Meadows Lane in Pattonsburg.

Old Business will include progress on the refrigerator and freezer; training; and updates on video security.

Closed meeting will be held to consider legal actions involving

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Two vehicles catch fire at Superior Auto Wash in Gallatin, other fire calls over weekend

Gallatin Fire District puts out fire at Gallatin Car Wash.

On April 20 at approximately 4:07 p.m. Gallatin Fire was dispatched to 701 South Main in Gallatin at the Superior Auto Wash for a reported car fire. Daviess Central 911 Dispatch advised the fire department that there were two vehicles involved inside the car

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Iowa man arrested at Winston Truck Stop

James Myers, 31, Seymour, Iowa, was stopped by Cpl. J. Cross on April 17 for not having a front license plate displayed. The traffic stop occurred at the Winston Truck Stop.

A computer check revealed four active warrants, and he was placed under arrest at 4:18 pm. A search of Myers and the vehicle led

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 Jamesport man taken into custody after high-speed chase

Justin Ray Ensz, 20, Jamesport, was taken into custody on April 8 after he attempted to flee from Deputy Jared Hogan. Ensz drove his 2014 Honda motorcycle at speeds up to 100 mph on Missouri Route O and Highway 6 as he tried to escape from law enforcement. The pursuit began around 12:31 p.m.

At

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Gallatin Fire report for March

The Gallatin Fire Protection District responded to 30 incidents in March.

2nd: 10:52 a.m.: Dispatched & cancelled enroute to Market St & Grand St

2nd: 7:11 p.m.: Brush/grass fire on Prairie Ave. & Hwy. O

3rd: 11:35 a.m.: Dispatched & cancelled enroute to Hwy. 69 & Oval Ave., mutual aid

with KAW Fire District

3rd:

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Gallatin police arrest

On April 9, Courtney J. Hunt, 20, Gallatin, was arrested by Gallatin officers for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance. Ms. Hunt was transported to the Gallatin Police Department for processing and then to the Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail.

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Four-vehicle accident sends one to hospital

Two people from Gallatin were involved in a four-vehicle accident that happened at about 2:46 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, in Daviess County.

According the Missouri State Highway Patrol, four vehicles were eastbound on Hwy. 6. At Route CC, about three miles west of Gallatin, a 1999 Dodge Ram, driven by Ronald Stalkfleet, 64, Perry,

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Young Daviess hunters harvest 48 turkeys

A string of turkeys in southeast Daviess County.

According to preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), young turkey hunters in Daviess County harvested 48 turkeys during the 2017 spring youth season, April 8 and 9. Of those total 48 turkeys, 44 were adult gobblers; four were juvenile gobblers; and none were

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2 hurt in utility vehicle wreck near Melbourne

One person received minor injuries and another received serious injuries when a recreational utility vehicle overturned at about 11 p.m. on Sunday, April 9, in Harrison County.

According to the highway patrol, the crash occurred as Bradley Burke, 34, Gilman City, was operating a 2017 Polaris General 1000 on private property about a half mile

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Drive sober or get pulled over in Livingston

Captain James E. McDonald, commanding officer, Troop H, St. Joseph, announces that sometime during the month of April, Troop H will conduct a DWI checkpoint in Livingston County. The areas selected for enforcement are based on a high number of drinking-related crashes, high number of contacts with drivers who have been drinking, and officers’ input

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Jail reviews tracking system contract

Annex building at the Regional Jail at Pattonsburg. The main jail is to the west. During their February meeting, board members wanted to make sure documentation was complete and a correct description made of the property, before putting it up to bid.

A new contract with InterAct Public Safety Systems was presented to the

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Lincoln County conservation agent named statewide MDC Outstanding Agent of the Year

Lincoln County Conservation Agent Kevin Eulinger, right, and Chief Larry Yamnitz

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) employs 202 agents throughout the state who protect its fish, forest and wildlife resources. Each one shows commitment to that mission, but every year MDC recognizes one agent who has gone above and beyond in their duties

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Daviess County Sheriff’s office incident summary

3-28-17

9:17 am – Drive off from the Winston Pit Stop. Vehicle westbound on Highway 69.

11 am – Funeral escort.

11:22 am – Two-car accident at the junction of Highway 6 and NN in Jamesport with injuries.

11:40 am – Request for well-being check on subject in Gallatin.

11:56 am – Subject requesting deputy

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Jail reviews tracking system contract

Pictured is the annex building of the jail. The main jail is to the west.

A new contract with InterAct Public Safety Systems was presented to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board for review and signatures during their meeting held March 31. This contract replaces the one held with the Missouri Sheriff’s Association for the

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Lincoln County Conservation Agent named statewide MDC outstanding agent of the year

Lincoln County Conservation Agent Kevin Eulinger (right) receives the 2017 Outstanding Agent of the Year award from MDC Protection Division Chief Larry Yamnitz. Eulinger has served in Lincoln County for the past 11 years.

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) employs 202 agents throughout the state who protect its fish, forest and wildlife resources.

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

3-21-17

7:01 am – C&I driver east bound 6 Highway from Altamont.

9 am – Court in session.

1:30 pm – Court in session.

3:30 pm – Daviess County Sheriff’s Office (SO) arrested David Edward White, 54, Chillicothe. White was incarcerated at the DDCRJ for Livingston County when the warrant was issued with charges of

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Elk carcass found in Daviess County

Daviess County Conservation (MDC) Agent Alan Bradford said the carcass of an adult male elk was found Sunday, March 26, about a mile west of the Jamesport Community Lake and reported to him on Monday.

The property where the elk was found belongs to Jason Spillman who lives in Idaho. He said he received a

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Gallatin police make three arrests, seek person of interest

The Gallatin Police Department has made three arrests for separate incidents and is seeking a person of interest in regards to a recent burglary.

On March 21, 47-year-old Jayne Christina Cole of Gallatin was arrested on a charge of stealing. This arrest was a result of an investigation by the Gallatin Police Department of a

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Regional jail meeting March 31

The Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 31.

Old business will include progress on the refrigerator and freezer and training. New business will cover interest on Certificate of Deposits, jail tracker contract, and TIF tax reimbursement.

Closed session will be held.

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Maysville teacher under investigation

A teacher in Maysville R-1 School District has been accused of having sexual contact with several young girls. He’s now facing twenty charges.

On Tuesday, March 21, DeKalb County prosecutors charged Rodney Thomas, 39, with nine counts of sexual contact with a student by a teacher, one count of sodomy, one count of statutory sodomy,

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KCP&L warns customers of a new scam

KCP&L wants to warn all customers of a new scam. KCP&L has seen an increase in reports of phone scams involving customers’ utility bills and other personal information. Most of those targeted have been restaurants and small businesses, but all customers should be aware of this important notice.

With the phone scam, the scammer is

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Daviess County Sheriff’s incident report

3-7-17

8 am – Voreecesa Pierro, 39,Kansas City , was arrested in Jackson County and transferred to DDCRJ on Daviess County warrant for class D felony driving while revoked and traffic offenses. Bond is set at $15,000 cash only.

9 am – Court in session.

10:04 am – Doris Leach, 40, Jamesport, was taken into

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Liberty woman found dead in rural Daviess County

Officers were dispatched to a location in northwest Daviess County on March 12, where they found a woman dead in her car at approximately 3:30 p.m.

She has been identified as Antwanette Michelle Delagarza, a Liberty woman reported as missing since Feb. 21. The cause of death appeared to be a gunshot wound. No foul

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Murder reduced to manslaughter

Aaron Tucker, 25, originally charged with murder in Daviess County, had his charge reduced to involuntary manslaughter, C felony, in Daviess County Circuit Court on Monday. The charge was amended following an investigation by Daviess County Prosecutor Andrea Gibson.

A reduction in bond was also requested, from $100,000 down to a $10,000 bond with a

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