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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

DAVIESS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE INCIDENT SUMMARY

2-23-16

2:52 am – Subject walking southbound I-35.

11:08 am – Sheriff’s Office (SO) in Coffey.

11:14 am – SO arrested Lindsay Hunter, 32, Coffey, on a Daviess County Warrant with charges of forgery, felony C. Bond is set at $15,000 cash with 10% allowed.

11:21 am – Grass fire Coffey.

11:50 am – Funeral escort.

2:28 pm – Out at Jamesport fire station.

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Better be sober if you get pulled over

Captain James E. McDonald, commanding officer of Troop H, announces that sometime during the month of March 2016, Troop H will conduct a DWI saturation in Caldwell County. The areas selected for enforcement are based on a high number of drinking-related crashes, high number of contacts with drivers who have been drinking, and officers’ input as to probable contact with DWI violators.

“The Missouri State Highway Patrol is dedicated to

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Report

A Bethany man was arrested Feb. 19 after a traffic stop for speeding on Highway 13 by Tpr. J. Lynch. Dakota J. Smith first gave the trooper a false name, but he was eventually identified by his Florida driver’s license. As Smith was being handcuffed and searched, he tried unsuccessfully to flee from the officer. Smith had two warrants from Lawrence County, Mo., and he did not have a valid

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Gilman City woman arrested for forgery

Lindsay Hunter, Gilman City, was arrested Feb. 23 after allegedly attempting to defraud the Coffey Alumni Association.

According to the probable cause, Hunter wrote a $50 check on Jan. 23 to a Gallatin restaurant. The check was written on the Coffey Alumni Association account. Hunter did not have permission to sign checks for the association.

On Dec. 18, 2015, Beverly Hunter had contacted the Daviess County Sheriff’s office to report

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

Pursuit of stolen vehicle ends in Daviess County

On Feb. 12, Tyler Wood, 22, of St. Joseph, is alleged to have taken a vehicle from the Bethany Orscheln’s parking lot without the owner’s permission, according to the probable cause affidavit filed in Harrison County.

When Harrison County Sheriff Eckerson attempted to take Wood into custody, Wood fled the scene. A chase ensued down I-35 south, eventually involving the Daviess County

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Child fatality near Jamesport

A Jamesport child was fatally injured when he was struck by a vehicle at about 11 a.m. Feb. 10 on Route NN on private property, two miles west of Jamesport.

According to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Gerald Souders, 66, Jamesport, was pulling forward in a 2003 Dodge Ram pickup to turn out of a private drive and struck Jayden Hostetler, 2.

Jayden was pronounced dead at

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Amish youth arrested for fleeing and minor in possession

On Feb. 6, around 9:25 p.m., a deputy was dispatched to Hwy. 6 approximately one mile west of Route NN in response to a car versus Amish buggy accident.

Timothy J. Hostetler, 19, Jamesport was arrested after trying to evade law enforcement by fleeing into a corn field. Upon arrival, law enforcement observed a male and female, both dressed in Amish clothing, running from the scene west into a corn

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Gallatin man charged with sodomy, assault

Robert Haughton, 25, Gallatin, was arrested Feb. 2 on charges stemming from two separate incidents which occurred at the Gallatin Municipal swimming pool on June 9, 2015.

Haughton has been charged with class C felony statutory sodomy, second degree, and 3rd degree assault, misdemeanor. He was transferred to DDCRJ and is being held on $15,000 cash bond.

According to the probable cause report, Haughton was caressing the left foot of

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

Bethany man arrested for meth possession

David Olszowka, 51, Bethany, was a passenger in a vehicle stopped by the Highway Patrol on I-35 for a registration violation on Feb. 3. During a consent search of the vehicle, the trooper located around 18 grams of methamphetamine inside a compartment of a coffee cup that also functioned as a digital scale. Olszowka took the responsibility for the methamphetamine, and was transported to

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