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Gallatin Fire responds to car fire

fire vehicle on hhAt 10:53 a.m. on Aug. 22, Gallatin Fire was dispatched to Hwy. 13 and Upland Avenue south of Hwy. HH for a reported vehicle fire. Engine 101 responded along with five volunteer firefighters. The sheriff and a deputy also responded.

Upon arrival on scene, the fire department found a car on the southbound shoulder fully involved with flames. Traffic was completely shut down due to black smoke blocking view across

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Jail tour captivates visitors

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Lori Burke and Ed Howard hosted tours of the jail.

The Daviess/DeKalb County Regional Jail, located in Pattonsburg, just off of Interstate 35, held a tour on Aug. 5, to allow citizens to see for themselves the condition of the jail.

History

The Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail is the first of its kind in Missouri. In May of 2005 the Daviess and DeKalb County Commissions voted to form the jail district.

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Settlement pending in wrongful death suit against jail

A wrongful death suit against the Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail which was filed in June 2014 now appears to have reached settlement. According to court documents, the Director of the Mediation and Assessment Program has indicated that the matter has been resolved.

A hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. Aug. 24 for approval of a settlement, in the United State District Court, Western District of Missouri, at the United States

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

8-9-16

7:54 am – Assisting with medical call in Coffey.

6:18 pm – Subject reporting her car had been taken without her permission.

7:05 pm – DeKalb County advising they are looking for wanted person from their county who may be in Daviess County.

7:45 pm – Above subject has turned himself in at DeKalb County.

8:35 pm – Advised of suspicious persons and vehicle west of Winston.

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

8-2-16

10:30 am – Shannon Dice, 44, Cameron,  posted $200 cash bond at the Sheriff’s Office (SO) on a Cameron PD warrant for FTA on traffic charges. Dice was given a court date and released.

6:06 pm – Domestic disturbance in Lock Springs.

7:27 pm – Report of dog bite in Pattonsburg.

9:23 pm – Burglary report on Highway M south of Gallatin. Nothing reported to be missing.

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Headed to Cameron? … don’t make a left turn!

Bridge deck replacement at the US 36 and Interstate 35 interchange at Cameron began Aug. 8.

According to MoDOT, the medians between the eastbound and westbound bridges will be closed during construction, preventing all left turns in all four directions at the interchange.

Traffic will be rerouted through Cameron until construction is complete. Crews anticipate the project will be completed by Dec. 15. Motorists should expect lane closures and possible

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73-year-old Coffey man jailed for molestation, rape

Larry Sprague, 73, Coffey, was charged July 29 with two counts of class B felony child molestation, two counts of felony statutory rape, misdemeanor assault, and felony attempted statutory rape, crimes which all allegedly occurred between 2007 and 2013 in or around Coffey.

Deputy Robert Mazur said he received information about the case from Missouri Department of Social Services Children’s Division towards the end of May 2016. The investigation began

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

Kansas City man held for car theft

A Kansas City man is being held on a Daviess County charge of tampering with motor vehicle after allegedly stealing a 1997 Chrysler Concorde from a residence on Santa Rosa Road in Cameron on June 5. According to the probable cause report, Christopher Crosthwait was identified driving the stolen vehicle at Landes Oil in Jamesport on June 6. The probable cause report was

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Two found dead in Trenton McDonald’s parking lot

Elizabeth Nicole Lafolette, 25, Trenton, and her 10-month-old daughter Shannon Jeannoutot-Lafolette were found dead in the McDonald’s parking lot in Trenton on July 16. Elizabeth was a home health home provider for Access II in Gallatin. A celebration of life was held for the mother and daughter on July 23 in Chillicothe.

According to information provided by Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright, witnesses found Lafolette and her daughter in a

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