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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

County Commission

Bills were reviewed and approved.

Road & Bridge crew have been cleaning up roads around the county. The following areas are ones the crew has completed: 170th Street, Sheridan Twp – hauled in rip-rap; Major Avenue, Union Twp – hauled in rip-rap and road rock; 235th Street,

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Jail Signs Letter of Intent for Management System

The Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board discussed the jail management system through the Missouri Association of Sheriffs and the board agreed to send a letter of intent to them during their meeting on May 21. The more counties that sign for the system, the cheaper the price.

Ed Howard gave the financial report which was accepted by the board. Sales tax income for May was $58,588.25; Commissary grossed $11,934.15; CD Account

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Report

5-19-15

7:25am – Report of burglary to business in Jamesport. Intruders appeared to have entered through an unlocked window. Owners reported approximately $198 in coin and currency was all that was taken.

11:55am – Residential alarm at Lake Viking. Nothing found. Residence OK.

7:32pm – Caldwell County advising of medical call that may need assistance by law enforcement at Daviess/Caldwell County line.

5-20-15

6:14pm – Report of possible drunk driver

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

Four persons were arrested during a traffic stop on northbound I-35 in Daviess County on May 17 on various drug and firearm charges. According to the probable cause report, Ashley Snidow, 19, was pulled over for speeding in a Toyota Camry with Minnesota license plates. Her Missouri driver’s license was suspended, and Trooper J. Johnston detected the odor of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle. While in Johnston’s patrol car,

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Daviess County Courthouse News

E-filing officially begins in Circuit Court

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, May 19, 2015.

County Commission

Bills were reviewed and approved.

BRO-B031 (34) Bridge No. 35900061 Invoice No. 8 was approved by Commission.

J.L. McFee, Sheridan Township, inquired regarding the opening of 175th Street. Commissioners discussed the items that would be addressed before opening the road.

Robert Dyson, chairman

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Jail Meets May 21

Daviess/DeKalb County Regional Jail in Pattonsburg will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 21, at the training trailer. New business will have the CBM Contract (kitchen) on the agenda.

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Scott Shipers Promoted to Captain

Captain Shipers

Colonel J. Bret Johnson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announced transfers and promotions effective May 1, including Lieutenant Scott A. Shipers who has been promoted to the rank of captain and designated commanding officer of Troop A, Lee’s Summit.

Shipers was appointed to the patrol on June 14, 1996, as a member of the 71st Recruit Class. Upon completing his training at the Patrol’s Law Enforcement

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.

Private cemetery established on monastery land (see this post for a discussion with Father Alexii)

County Commission

Father Alexii Altschul from Holy Archangel Michael and All Angels Skete, a monastery recently established in Daviess County, came to discuss a private burial plot on property in Colfax Township. There was discussion as

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Report

Coffey woman charged with child abuse

On May 10, Donna Jolynn Sweat, 23, Coffey, was charged with two counts of abuse or neglect of a child – felony C. The probable cause report states that she physically abused her children, ages 2 and 3. Bond is set at $35,000.

5-5-15

4:15 pm – Report of dog bite in Pattonsburg.

9:20 pm – Information received regarding subject possibly intoxicated while driving.

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