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Law Enforcement Groups Join Coalition

in Support of Amendment 2

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Leading Missouri law enforcement groups have joined the coalition in support of Amendment 2, a change to the Missouri Constitution that will remove a loophole created by recent court decisions regarding the admissibility of evidence used to prosecute child sexual predators: Representatives of the Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, the Missouri Police Chiefs Association, and the Missouri Sheriffs Association announced their

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

County Commission

This week, the Daviess County Commission will meet Sept. 3 due to the Labor Day holiday on Sept. 1. Minutes will be published in next week’s edition.

Circuit Court

Before Judge Jason Kanoy on Aug. 26, Carl J. Ropp plead guilty to misdemeanor minor in possession. He was fined

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Jail Pays Off Debt One Year Early

The Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board agreed to withdraw $525,000 from a CD at BTC Bank in order to make the final payment of its $3.5 million note for the purchase of the jail. Final payment was due in 2015; the jail will be paid off a year early.

The CD worth $758,000 was due to renew on Sept. 2 and could be withdrawn at this time without penalty. UMB, the

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Daviess County Sheriff Activity Report

Suspect arrested in recurring Jamesport burglaries

Dillan Matthew Pratt, Trenton, was arrested Aug. 26 for multiple burglaries which occurred at the Jamesport Country Store, beginning in June and continuing through Aug. 21. He was charged with4 class C felonies of 2nd degree burglary, D felony tampering with felony prosecution, 1 felony count of theft, 2 misdemeanor counts of theft and 2 misdemeanor counts of property damage.

According to the

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Josh Boyd Still at Large, Manhunt Ongoing

Sgt. Jake Angle of the Missouri State Highway Patrol said today (Friday, Aug. 29), his agency has received no tips, no reports, no calls and no sightings since Wednesday when Joshua Boyd is believed to have abandoned a stolen Kansas City Police car on I-35 near Pattonsburg.

Boyd, a 30-year-old homeless Kansas City man, is accused of stealing the squad car. He was charged Thursday in Jackson County with second-degree

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Fugitive on the Loose

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Joshua Boyd

No new updates.

UPDATE (2:30 p.m., Aug. 27) — Suspect’s location still unknown.

We’ve spoken with administration from each of Daviess County’s schools, and here’s what they had to say:

Wendel Burns at North Daviess said a precautionary lockdown, which they’re under, means the school doors are locked, the children are being kept in, and everyone is on heightened alert, but school remains in session.

Gallatin School is

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Daviess County Sheriff Activity Report

8-19-14

12:16 am – Domestic disturbance in Jamesport.

2:48 am – Residential alarm north of Kidder. Everything secure. No one at residence.

8:36 am – Sheriff’s Office (SO) at Tri-County School for Active Shooter Intruder Response System training.

8-20-14

9 am – Court in session.

11:42 pm – Domestic disturbance in Jamesport.

4:47 pm – Ray County arrested Gary L. Crose, 64, Kansas City, on a Daviess County warrant. Crose

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Regional Jail Meets

Daviess/DeKalb County Regional Jail Board will meet at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 29, at the training trailer in Pattonsburg.

Brian Teel will be a visitor. Old business will include discussion on the building add-on, the building pay-off, and training. New business agenda will cover employee insurance and ACH contract.

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, August 26, 2014.

County Commission

Wendell Burns, Superintendent of North Daviess School, discussed road issues for the North Daviess School regarding C Highway and Drake. In addition they reviewed 185th Street in Salem Township.

The road & bridge crew is working on placing a CMP on Abbey Road in Benton Township. They are placing

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