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Fire fighters responded to a pickup on fire at the Superior Auto Wash off South Main Street in Gallatin Thursday afternoon:
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Gallatin police make three arrests, seek person of interest

The Gallatin Police Department has made three arrests for separate incidents and is seeking a person of interest in regards to a recent burglary.

On March 21, 47-year-old Jayne Christina Cole of Gallatin was arrested on a charge of stealing. This arrest was a result of an investigation by the Gallatin Police Department of a theft from a residence. Cole was issued a summons and released pending her court date.

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Regional jail meeting March 31

The Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 31.

Old business will include progress on the refrigerator and freezer and training. New business will cover interest on Certificate of Deposits, jail tracker contract, and TIF tax reimbursement.

Closed session will be held.

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Maysville teacher under investigation

A teacher in Maysville R-1 School District has been accused of having sexual contact with several young girls. He’s now facing twenty charges.

On Tuesday, March 21, DeKalb County prosecutors charged Rodney Thomas, 39, with nine counts of sexual contact with a student by a teacher, one count of sodomy, one count of statutory sodomy, and nine counts of enticement of a child less than 15 year of age.

Thomas

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KCP&L warns customers of a new scam

KCP&L wants to warn all customers of a new scam. KCP&L has seen an increase in reports of phone scams involving customers’ utility bills and other personal information. Most of those targeted have been restaurants and small businesses, but all customers should be aware of this important notice.

With the phone scam, the scammer is often a live person posing as a KCP&L employee who notifies the customer of a

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Daviess County Sheriff’s incident report

3-7-17

8 am – Voreecesa Pierro, 39,Kansas City , was arrested in Jackson County and transferred to DDCRJ on Daviess County warrant for class D felony driving while revoked and traffic offenses. Bond is set at $15,000 cash only.

9 am – Court in session.

10:04 am – Doris Leach, 40, Jamesport, was taken into custody from court on a Caldwell County warrant for misdemeanor passing bad checks. Leach was

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Liberty woman found dead in rural Daviess County

Officers were dispatched to a location in northwest Daviess County on March 12, where they found a woman dead in her car at approximately 3:30 p.m.

She has been identified as Antwanette Michelle Delagarza, a Liberty woman reported as missing since Feb. 21. The cause of death appeared to be a gunshot wound. No foul play is suspected. The case is under investigation by the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department as

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Murder reduced to manslaughter

Aaron Tucker, 25, originally charged with murder in Daviess County, had his charge reduced to involuntary manslaughter, C felony, in Daviess County Circuit Court on Monday. The charge was amended following an investigation by Daviess County Prosecutor Andrea Gibson.

A reduction in bond was also requested, from $100,000 down to a $10,000 bond with a 10% deposit and the condition that the defendant live in Milan. Tucker is set to

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Three charged in theft of pickup from Gallatin square, one still wanted

Gallatin police have made two arrests and are seeking a third person regarding a vehicle theft reported on Feb. 13, 2017.

Colton Brock, 18, and Tyler Brock, 20, are in the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail. Gallatin Police are looking for 19-year-old Katelyn Mikeal Mendoza on a warrant out of Daviess County for a class D Felony of Stealing a Motor Vehicle.

The 2001 Chevy pickup was owned by Corey Endicott of

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Southside Tavern burglarized

Gallatin Police Chief Mark Richards reported a burglary at the Southside Tavern, which took place on the night of March 8 and was reported on March 9.

One of the doors of the building, located at 903 South Main, was forced open. The burglars forced entry to take the change from several vending machines, including a juke box and a couple of pool tables.

The investigation is ongoing.

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