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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report


12:05 am – Harrison County advising victim of assault came in to Sheriff’s Office (SO). Sending to Daviess at 8 am to speak with deputy. Incident occurred in Pattonsburg.

6:08 pm – Complaint regarding postings on Facebook.


1:39 pm – Domestic disturbance near Weatherby.

2:39 pm – Out with suspicious vehicle at Winston Truck Stop.

3:29 pm – Michael Mast, 43, Chillicothe, was arrested by MSHP for excessive

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Escapee Taken into Custody in Gallatin

Mercer County escapee, Jasen Wright

Mercer County jail escapee Jasen Wright was taken into custody without incident Monday evening in Gallatin. The arrest was made during a residence check by the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office and Missouri State Highway Patrol. Also taken into custody was Mamie Hayes for hindering prosecution.

Wright, 27, Mercer, escaped from custody on Oct. 14. He reportedly left the Mercer County Courthouse traveling east on foot

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It’s Time for Toys for Tots

In an effort to make this holiday season a little brighter the Gallatin Police have once again joined together with the Seventh Day Adventist Community Service Center and the United States Marine Corps to bring the Toys for Tots program back to Gallatin.

Current drop off locations include Shopko, Dollar General, Mi Mexico, Casey’s General Store and the office at Lake Viking. Anyone wishing to make a donation can drop

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Booking Room May Be Moved

From courthouse to regional jail

What if dozens of people are gathered on the courthouse square listening to the bands during Chautauqua and a Daviess County Deputy is taking a subject from his car into the courthouse to be charged and booked? What if suddenly that arrested person high on booze or meth breaks loose from the deputy and runs into the crowd? What if a deputy is compelled to

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Trial Date Set for Wrongful Death Suit

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A trial date was been set in a federal wrongful death suit filed against the jail by Janet Harris of Maysville. The parties will go to trial on Feb. 1, 2016. Court records said other pending trials for some of the parties involved required the later date.

Janet Harris claims her husband, Timothy Harris, 36, an inmate being held at the jail while awaiting trial,

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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. 4, 2014.

County Commission

The road & bridge crew has completed the bridge on 290th Street. MoDOT will be notified to reinspect the bridge. Crews will be making other bridge repairs around the county.

Ron Urton discussed Bridge 3840002 with commissioners and the required asbestos inspection report to be filed. Commissioner Sims

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report


4:27 pm – Jackson County Detention has two subjects ready for pickup on Daviess County warrants. Mercedes Sappington, 35, Kansas City, has class A misdemeanor charges of failing to pay costs for charge of no valid license. Bond is set at $1,000 cash only. Ange Ouloupohi, 26, Minneapolis, MN, has misdemeanor charges of failure to appear for no valid license. Bond is set at $1,000 cash. Both subjects were

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Fatal Fire Leads to Barricade, Death of Suspect

A fatal fire in Trenton on Sunday night led to a standoff in the small town of McFall in Daviess County on Monday afternoon.

The incident involved as many as 10 law enforcement agencies. It ended when the suspect, David Call, a 1983 graduate of Jamesport High School, apparently took his own life after barricading himself inside a residence east of McFall.

Mr. Call opened fire on officers who went

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Halloween Safety for Kids

by Gallatin Police Chief Mark Richards

Kids love Halloween. They get to dress up and get free candy. What a perfect holiday. Some kids already know things that you can do to be safe, like how to cross the street, not to talk to or go with strangers and things like that. But we adults know how exciting Halloween can be and that can make you forget to be careful.

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