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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Sumary

Beware scammers in this area

Several scams are circulating about in Daviess County.  Please do not give any personal information such as your social security number, bank account/credit card information to anyone over the phone.

If you are asked to verify your personal information, ask the caller to give you the information that they have, and you tell them if it is correct or not. If they continue to call,

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Gallatin police arrest man for possession of meth

web_police arrest 1Officers from the Gallatin Police Department arrested a man Monday night, June 27, and charged him with possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Gallatin Police Chief Mark Richards and Officer John McKee responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle at South Market and West Mill streets in Gallatin. As a result of the investigation a white male, Randall G. Fletchall, 42, Bethany, was arrested.

The police were assisted by

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

 6-21-16

 3:47 a.m. – Report of tree down on Highway Z two miles west of Pattonsburg.

6:11 a.m. – Report of electrical pole on fire on Highway 13 2 miles north of Highway 6.

6:38 a.m. – Electrical wire down on Highway 13 and 250th Street south of Jameson.

7:16 a.m. – Car off roadway on Highway 6 west of Gallatin. No injuries.

10:48 a.m. – Joshua Hackworth, 25, Chillicothe,

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Amish man pleads guilty in death of wife

Borntreger (Bethany Murder)In January, 2016, an Amish man who was living in Summer Shade, Ky., confessed to Kentucky officers that he had killed his wife while living in Bethany, Mo., in late 2006.

Samuel Borntreger, 39, told authorities in Barren County, Ky., that he put antifreeze in liquid vitamins that his wife was taking and battery acid in her rectum before her death, while the couple was living in the Amish community

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Body recovered, identified

On June 21, 2016, at approximately 7:43 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a body of water just south of St Joseph, Missouri, and recovered the body of a Hispanic male. The Missouri State Highway Patrol has positively identified the deceased as Ezequiel Contreras-Vasques, 48, from St Joseph, Missouri. The Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control continues to investigate. Autopsy results are pending.

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 Body Recovered In Buchanan County

On June 21, 2016, at approximately 7:43 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol at the request of the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Department responded just south of St Joseph, Missouri, on a report of a submerged vehicle. The vehicle was removed from the water and no occupants were located. A subsequent search of the waters in the area revealed the body of a white male. The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

 6-14-16

10:33am – Grundy County advising that Tristan Vencill, 20 years old from Trenton is in custody on a Daviess County Warrant with charges of Hindering Prosecution of Felony – Felony D.  Bond is set at $15,000 with 10% allowed.  Vencill was transported to DDCRJ.

10:55am-complaint of trespassing in Jamesport.

6:13pm-complaints over civil issues.

 

6-15-16

 9:00am-Court in Session.

 7:10am-two vehicle accident on Highway 13 and 240th Street south

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Residential fire on Walter

At 6:02 a.m. on Sunday, June 12, Gallatin Fire was dispatched to 503 South Water for a reported residential fire in a bathroom. Chief 111, Engine 101 and Rescue 107 responded with seven volunteer firefighters. The Community Ambulance District of Daviess County also responded.

Upon arrival on scene fire crews found a one and a half story wood framed dwelling with smoke showing at the front door and back windows.

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Insurance coverage increases with new 911 system

The new 911 system serving Daviess County was installed during the week of April 25 and is fully functioning.

During the 911 Board meeting held May 26, Supervisor Dana Carder noted that the internet speed in the office had to be upgraded as the new system is Windows-based and the former access speed proved inadequate. Ms. Carder also advised that a MULES Audit had been conducted and there were no

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