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Sheriff participates in Drive Sober campaign

The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office participated in Missouri’s May 2016 Youth Alcohol Enforcement Crackdown, “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over,” which ran from May 5-16. Sheriff Ben Becerra calls it a great success.

The Sheriff’s Office reported one driving while intoxicated arrest, two drug arrests, two warrant arrests and one no valid license, as well as six felony arrests of miscellaneous crimes. There were 13 speed violations, three no insurance

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

5-17-16

9 am -Court in session.

5:44 pm – Assisting subject with medical issues.

5-18-16

3:12 pm – Buchanan County advising they have Anthony Davis, 31, St Joseph, in custody on Daviess County charges of class D felony non-support. Davis was transferred to DDCRJ on $6,000 cash bond.

5:45 pm – Butler County, KS, advising they have Cassandra Ellison, 35, Augusta, KS, in custody on Daviess County charges for probation

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Special Awards presented by Becerra

Daviess County Sheriff Ben Becerra presented some special awards at the Christmas party held Dec. 20 for the sheriff’s office and emergency dispatch.

Chief Deputy Todd Watson was honored with the Citizenship Award and a lifesaving pin for his role in an emergency at the Dollar General Store in Gallatin on Nov. 16, 2011. Deputy Watson was the first on the scene, where a male subject was unconscious and not

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

5-10-16

2:25 pm – MSHP arrested Aaron Martin, 25, Princeton. Martin was transferred to DDCRJ on 24-hour investigative hold. Also arrested was Tristan Vencill, 19, Trenton, on active warrants out of Grundy County and Trenton PD for misdemeanor charges of possession of narcotic equipment and hindering prosecution. Bond for both totals $3,500. Vencill was transported to Grundy County.

5:29 pm – Vehicle accident at Yale Avenue and 210th Street.

6:36

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Hamilton teenager injured in accident

Alexes Latimer, 16, Hamilton, received minor injuries in an accident that happened at about 5:46 p.m. in Daviess County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Alexes was southbound on 210th Street, about a half mile south of Yale Avenue in Hamilton, when she failed to negotiate a 90 degree curve. Her 1995 Mitsubishi ran off the south side of the road, overturned down an embankment, and came to

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

5-3-16

9 am – Court in session.

9:47 am – Complaint regarding gravel trucks on Highway CC just north of Hamilton.

10:05 am – Well-being check on subject in Altamont.

11:05 am – Abby Farris, 30, Trenton, was taken into custody from court for probation violations on original charges of passing bad checks, misdemeanor. Bond was denied and she was transferred to DDCRJ.

1:56 pm – Report of property damage

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Inmate tracking system up and running at regional jail

The Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail has a new way to track inmates.

A new jail management system, which provides mug shots and detailed reports of inmates on virtual screen, was initiated April 29, at the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail.

The system cost $18,175. The previous software being used at the jail was quoted at $26,950 per year to renew. The cost savings with the new system was part of what determined the

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Search reveals drugs at rural Gallatin home

Roger Dale Hess, 48, and Celeste Spangler, 53, both of Gallatin, were each charged April 30 with class C felony possession of controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of less than 35 grams of a synthetic cannabinoid, and four counts unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.

The arrests were made after a search warrant was executed at their residence south of Gallatin on April 29. They were held on 24-hour investigative hold until

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

4-26-16

8:39 am – Vehicle over on its side and off the road with no one around on Highway K, 1-½ miles north of Highway 6.

8:46pm – Pony found on Highway 6 near MoDOT.

 

4-27-16

6:26 am – Report of strong winds in Coffey.

11:13 am – Assisting conservation agent with investigation in Winston.

4:52 pm – Reports of multiple funnel clouds in the areas of Kidder, Winston

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