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Daviess Co. Sheriff incident summary October 27 – November 2


1:31 pm – One-car accident 2 miles west of Jamesport. Car off roadway. No injuries.

3:30 pm – Wyandotte County Jail advising they have Joshaline Hinkle, 31, Kansas City, ready for pickup after signing waiver of extradition to return to Missouri.  Hinkle was charged with class C felony passing bad checks. Hinkle will be transferred to DDCRJ on $10,000 cash bond.

4 pm – New charges were filed against

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Highway Patrol launches online crime report

Colonel J. Bret Johnson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the development of the online Crime In Missouri report.

The Crime In Missouri report is a comprehensive resource for information pertaining to Missouri crime statistics derived from the Missouri Uniform Crime Reporting System. The crime statistics contained in the Crime In Missouri report are arranged by type (i.e. motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, robbery, murder, etc.). The year

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Short ride, close call for tike

web_police pickupOn October 28 Gallatin Police received a 911 call regarding a motor vehicle accident at East Corrine and Cherry.

Police discovered that a 1995 Dodge pickup was knocked out of gear by a four-year-old male causing the truck to roll a couple of houses down the street and into a tree at 411 E. Corrine, the residence of Micah Sidebottom.

Police contacted the child’s mother. The child was taken by

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Regional jail considers offer for annex building

Stephen Welbourne, Pittsfield, Ill., inquired about purchasing the annex building during the meeting of the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board held on Oct. 30. Mr. Welbourne owns Welbourne Innovations, which makes livestock equipment, including patented liquid feeders and rescue decks for pigs.

The board will consider details regarding the possible sale of the annex building and respond to Mr. Welbourne’s request for specifications and an appraisal at a later date.


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Burglary reminds public of bleak reality

The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a burglary at about 5:50 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at the home of Tina and Kurt Esbeck, DD Hwy. and Nickel Avenue north of Gallatin.

Sheriff Ben Becerra and Chief Deputy Todd Watson responded and determined that numerous firearms as well as a gun safe were missing, along with an armoire containing jewelry. The investigation is ongoing.

“I would like

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Gallatin man released on bond, steals another car

On Oct. 14, Terry W. Jones, 20, Gallatin, plead guilty to stealing a motor vehicle in Daviess County Circuit Court. The vehicle had been taken from a Gallatin residence on Aug. 18.

On Oct. 15, Jones was released on bond, on his own recognizance.

Jones has now been charged with stealing a second vehicle. According to the probable cause report, on Oct. 18 Jones took a 1997 Dodge Caravan belonging

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

Two arrested on drug charges after vehicle leaves the road

Charges have been filed against two subjects who were taken into custody on Oct. 22, after Troop H was advised of a suspicious vehicle sitting stationary at the 61-mile marker in Daviess County. Cpl. J. Cross found a Ford Taurus sitting about 40 feet off the west side of Interstate 35. The occupants of the car said that they took

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015.

County Commission

James Lewis, road and bridge supervisor, and crew are working in various areas in the county this week.

Shad Mort discussed Vista Avenue with the commissioners. He requested adding one quarter of a mile to the County Aid Road Trust (CART) funds for Sheridan Township. Commissioners approved adding this

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Local charges now filed against subject of recent manhunt

Jeffrey Griffith, 43, St. Joseph, has now been charged in Daviess County with resisting arrest, possession of controlled substance, tampering with motor vehicle, and five counts of receiving stolen property, all felonies.

Griffith was the subject of a recent day-long manhunt which ended in Daviess County. He was taken into custody after being found under a bridge near State Route D and State Route J near Kidder on Sept. 6.

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