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Mystery of the vanishing man with the stolen police car appears solved

On April 11, 2016, at approximately 12:41 p.m., the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office and the Daviess County Coroner responded to the area of I-35 and Granite Avenue near Pattonsburg, where a local farmer had discovered a shotgun and possible human bones in his field.

The scene was processed and numerous human bones were recovered. The remains will be forwarded to the Kansas City Crime Lab for DNA testing.

The firearm

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Here’s what the farmer says who found the gun, bones…

Tab Siddens, 46, Albany, had gone to his field south of Pattonsburg and east of I-35 on Monday, April 11, around the middle of the afternoon to see if the ground was dry enough to plant corn.

“I stepped out of the pickup and stepped on a gun,” he said. “I knew immediately what it meant.”

The firearm has since been confirmed stolen from the Kansas City Missouri Police Department.

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Alan the K-9 joins sheriff’s office

Sheriff Ben Becerra and the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office are proud to announce the addition of K-9 “Alan.” Alan has been “on duty” since March 18.

Daviess County Deputy Tyler Miller, Badge # 851, is the handler of K-9 Alan. Alan was purchased from Little Rock K-9

Daviess County Deputy Tyler Miller, Badge # 851, is the handler of K-9 Alan.

Daviess County Deputy Tyler Miller, Badge # 851, is the handler of K-9 Alan.

Academy in Little Rock, Ark. He is trained for

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

4-5-16

9 am – Court in session.

11:21 am – At Winston School.

12:32 pm – Request for well-being check in Jamesport.

1:16 pm – Transferred Ryan Ford to DDCRJ where he later posted 10% of $35,000 bond.

10:20 pm – Subject reporting that she knows the whereabouts of subject who possibly may have stolen gas from station in Pattonsburg.

10:59 pm – Call from residence at Lake Viking of

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Jamesport burglary anticipated, thwarted

With information from a cooperating source, the burglary of a Jamesport residence was anticipated, and two subjects were arrested April 10.

With assistance from the NITRO Task Force and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, surveillance was conducted on two subjects. Adam Miller, 20, Independence, was observed picking up Malia McFarland, 19, Sugar Creek, at her residence. They traveled from Sugar Creek to a rural Jamesport residence.

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DNA determines suspect in two-year-old burglary case

A DNA hit in a two-year-old case has resulted in a warrant being issued for Stephen Kerns of Kansas City, in the Sept. 11, 2013, burglary of Public Water Supply District #1 at Pattonsburg. The warrant was issued on March 29.

The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office received a certified report March 28, 2016, from the Missouri State Highway Patrol Crime Laboratory Division in reference to a hit on the DNA

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Cameron man uses false credentials as EMT

Ryan J. Ford of Cameron was charged April 4 with four counts of forgery and one count of fraudulently attempting to obtain controlled substance, all felonies.

An investigation by the Missouri Bureau of Emergency Medical Services has revealed that although Ford was licensed as an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT), he altered his state licensure card to make it fraudulently appear that he was an Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic, or EMT-P.

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

Two Kansas residents bonded at $75,000 after drug arrest on I-35

Sarena Oliver, 27, and Marquis Leeks, 22, both of Wichita, KS, were arrested April 3 by the Highway Patrol during a traffic stop for speeding (93 mph) on I-35.

The driver, Oliver, and passenger, Leeks, were separated and gave different stories as to the reason for their trip. Both have prior narcotic criminal histories. Oliver refused to give consent

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

New assault charges against regional jail inmate

On March 24, new charges were filed on Jonathan Chavez, 22, Green City, for class C felony assault on corrections officer and misdemeanor assault. The incident occurred at DDCRJ. On March 17, Chavez knocked one jail officer to the floor causing her to strike her head on the toilet, and kicked her, causing several injuries. Another officer struggled with Chavez to keep him

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