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Staff, Inmate Lawsuits Provoke Insurance Cancellation

The Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail was just starting to feel good about its financial future when it found out it had been cancelled by its former insurance carrier and the cost of insurance through a new company may be tripled. A decision on insurance carriers must be made in two weeks.

The jail’s previous insurance provider, Savers Insurance, canceled because of the number of lawsuits brought against the jail by

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DDRJB to Hold Special Meeting

The Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail will hold a special meeting in the training trailer at 102 N. Meadows Lane in Pattonsburg, on Friday, Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. Jail insurance and budget will be discussed, among other things.

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Daviess County Sheriff Activity Report

1-28-14

11:30 am – Sheriff’s Office (SO) out on funeral escort.

1:42 pm – SO out on investigation in Jamesport.

5:16 pm – Caller asking if he had outstanding warrant.

7:38 pm – Rachel Franklin, 33, Princeton, was arrested for FTA on a charge from St. Joseph PD. She posted a bond of $175 and was released.

1-29-13

11:05 am – Grundy County advising they have person in custody on

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Grants Awarded to Sheriff’s Department

The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office has received over $192,626 in grants since 2002. Chief Deputy Todd Watson writes and applies for the grants. The grant money is used to purchase equipment that ranges from bulletproof vests and communications equipment to patrol vehicles.

This year’s grant of $8,999.13 assisted in the purchase of a 2014 Ford Police Interceptor utility vehicle. Deputy Watson said that each year grants are harder to obtain

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Daviess County Sheriff Activity Report

A Pattonsburg couple was jailed Jan. 23 after allegations of child molestation led to charges against both. Matthew Keith Huff, 34, is charged with three counts of child molestation first degree, two counts of incest, and two counts of statutory sodomy. Huff is accused of sexually abusing an 8-year-old juvenile since May 2013. Bond is set at $150,000.

His wife, Constance Renee Huff, 28, has been charged with felony counts

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Jail Meets Jan. 31

The Daviess/Dekalb County Regional Jail will hold a meeting at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, at the training trailer on the jail site at 102 N. Meadows Lane in Pattonsburg.

Old business will include Insurance and 2014 Budget Finalization.

New Business will cover New Vehicles, E-Cigarette and Lees Summit Contract.

The tentative agenda of this meeting also includes a vote to close part of the meeting.

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Daviess County Sheriff Activity Report

On Jan. 15, Aenoy Panyanouvong of Des Moines was arrested on southbound I-35 after a one-vehicle rollover crash. Cpl. L. Newman arrived at the scene shortly after the red Monte Carlo had overturned in a ditch off the west side of the interstate. The driver and a juvenile passenger were standing beside the vehicle. A computer check indicated the vehicle had been stolen in Des Moines earlier that day. Panyanouvong

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Daviess County Sheriff Activity Report

1-7-14

12:35 pm – Walk-in to Sheriff’s Office (SO) regarding check scam.

1:22 pm – A probation violation warrant was issued for Charles Heffner, 30, Coffey, Heffner was on probation for failing to register as a sex offender, class D felony. On 12-13-13 Heffner was arrested for theft/stealing and trespassing, both misdemeanor charges. He is in custody with a combined bond of $27,500.

4:45 pm – SO out with DFS

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Daviess County Sheriff Activity Report

12-30-13

3:32 pm – MSHP arrested individual at Highway 6 and Highway V. Wulu Tarpeh, 26, Kansas City, was transferred to DDCRJ for outstanding traffic warrants in Andrew County. Bond is set at $900. If Tarpeh cannot post bond, he will be transferred to Andrew County.

9:43 pm – Response to Jameson area reference possible break in to RV.

10:40 pm – Deputy clear from above. Nothing found.

12-31-13

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