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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.

Daviess County Commission

The commissioners will meet on Nov. 26, and the minutes will appear in next week’s edition.

Circuit Court

In a change of venue case heard in Livingston County on Nov. 18, Cole Froman of Gallatin plead guilty to DWI, alcohol, class B misdemeanor and was fined $350. He

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Daviess County Sheriff Activity Report

11-18-14

8:15 am – Jessica Baines, 28, Spearman, TX, was transferred to DDCRJ from Ochiltree Co., Texas. Baines was arrested in Texas on Daviess County warrant for FTA for class D felony DWI, persistent offender. Bond is set at $10,000 cash only.

11-19-14

8:55 am – Well-being check requested.

10:50 am – Cameron PD advising they have arrested Jarom Williams, 39, Cameron, on Daviess County warrant for probation violations, original

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Jamesport Man Arrested After Police Pursuit

Jamesport man arrestWhen a Livingston County deputy attempted to stop a driver near Chillicothe on Nov. 19, the vehicle fled, resulting in a short chase by law enforcement. Soon after, Kristopher K. Simpson, 33, of Jamesport, was arrested for a variety of traffic violations and for running from the police.

Simpson was charged by the Livingston County Associate Court with alleged class D felony resisting arrest by flight, creating a substantial risk

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Jail Meeting Rescheduled for Nov. 26

The Nov. 20 meeting of the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board was canceled due to lack of a quorum. Next meeting is at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26.

Old business will include the building add-on and training. New business will be a discussion of MULES by Todd Watson, and Ace Vending. Closed session will hear pending litigations and the Steven Grant audit.

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TPD Conducts Alcohol Compliance Check

TRENTON, MO — On Nov. 14 the Trenton Police Department, in conjunction with the Midland Empire Alcohol Task Force of St. Joseph, participated in an underage alcohol compliance check of local businesses. The operation used the task force’s minor employees, who attempted to purchase alcohol from various businesses in Trenton. If alcohol was sold to the minor, officers entered and issued citations. During the operation, there were seven violations of

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Altamont Man Jailed for Arson, Assault

As reported in the sheriff’s report last week, Terry M. Roberts Jr., 43, Altamont, was charged Nov. 7 with assault 1st degree, class A felony; assault 1st degree, class B felony; burglary 1st degree, class B felony; and arson 1st degree, class B felony.

According to the probable cause report prepared by Deputy Robert Mazur, Roberts struck Thomas D. Neal multiple times in the head with a hammer near East

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Additional Drug Charges Reported Against Jamesport Man

As reported in the sheriff’s report last week, Allen Tolen, 49, Jamesport, turned himself in on two Daviess County warrants on Nov. 10. The charges were no valid license, felony D, with bond set at $25,000; possession with intent to deliver, felony B, and possession of firearm, felony C, with bond set at $50,000. He was transported to the DDCRJ.

Tolen was also charged Nov. 4 with four counts of

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report

11-10-14

5:53 pm – Trespasser on property.

7:05 pm – Daviess County Sheriff’s Office (SO) arrested Mamie L. Hayes, 36, Gallatin. Hayes was transported to DDCRJ on a Daviess County warrant with charges of hindering prosecution of felony – felony D.  Bond was set at $15,000 cash. This charge was in connection with the capture of Jasen Wright, the Mercer County Jail escapee who was taken into custody in Gallatin.

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.

County Commission

The next commission meeting will be on Nov. 26, as the commissioners are attending the Missouri Association Conference on Nov. 24.

November 17, 2014

The road and bridge crew will be cutting brush beginning in Benton and proceeding to other townships in the county.

Bills were audited.

Chasity Anderson

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