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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

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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

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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

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Two children, three adults hurt in accident on Hwy. 13

Brently Hogan, 4, Jameson, was one of five people, including another child, hurt in an accident that happened at about 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 23, in Daviess County.

According to the Highway Patrol, the crash occurred as Misty Griffin, 27, Chillicothe, was southbound on Hwy. 13. A vehicle being driven by Aubrey Huston, 22,

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Weatherby man hurt in one-vehicle accident, arrested after

David McKinnon, 52, Weatherby, received moderate injuries in a one-vehicle accident that happened at about 3:23 p.m. on July 24 in Daviess County.

According to the Highway Patrol, Mr. McKinnon was westbound on Hwy. 6. About .75 miles east of Route EE, he traveled into the eastbound lane and off the south side of the

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

7-19-16

12:49 am – Out with semi that ran out of gas on I-35 at the 59.6mm. Semi is partially blocking right lane.

7:45 am – Theft of gasoline from MoDOT barn on Highway 6 west of Gallatin.

9 am – Court in session.

3:38 pm – Residential burglary alarm north of Kidder.

4:16 pm

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Coffey man charged with animal abuse, neglect

Samuel N. Lewis, 50, of Coffey was arrested July 14 on nine misdemeanor charges of animal abuse and animal neglect or abandonment.

On July 11, Deputy Tyler Miller responded to Lewis’s residence in Coffey, where he found two small dogs in a small wire kennel outside of the residence, directly in the sunlight, with no

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7-12-16

12:15 am – To Altamont regarding juvenile matter.

2:27 am – Call regarding dog issue in Coffey.

3:06 am – Complaint regarding same as above.

12:27 pm – To Pattonsburg on landlord/tenant dispute.

7-13-16

5:57 am – Cow out on Highway 69 west of Winston.

7:13 am – Two cows out on the shoulder

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New trooper assigned to Daviess

Captain James E. McDonald, commanding officer Troop H, is pleased to announce the assignment of one new trooper to Northwest Missouri. The new trooper, Matthew W. Neely of Cameron, is a member of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s 102nd Recruit Class that graduated from the Patrol Academy on June 24. The new trooper reported for

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7-5-16

12:19 am – Caller reporting objects being stolen from vehicle.

1:56 am – Caller reporting vandalism of mailbox.

2:10 am – Caller reporting possible tampering of vehicle.

9 am – Court in session.

10:11 am – Sheriff’s Office (SO) out at residence referencing property damage.

7-6-16

6:02 am – Horses out at Highway 6

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Beware scammers in this area

Several scams are circulating about in Daviess County. Please do not give any personal information such as your social security number, bank account/credit card information to anyone over the phone.

If you are asked to verify your personal information, ask the caller to give you the information that they have,

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Gallatin police arrest man for possession of meth

Officers from the Gallatin Police Department arrested a man Monday night, June 27, and charged him with possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Gallatin Police Chief Mark Richards and Officer John McKee responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle at South Market and West Mill streets in Gallatin. As a result of the investigation

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

6-21-16

3:47 a.m. – Report of tree down on Highway Z two miles west of Pattonsburg.

6:11 a.m. – Report of electrical pole on fire on Highway 13 2 miles north of Highway 6.

6:38 a.m. – Electrical wire down on Highway 13 and 250th Street south of Jameson.

7:16 a.m. – Car

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Amish man pleads guilty in death of wife

In January, 2016, an Amish man who was living in Summer Shade, Ky., confessed to Kentucky officers that he had killed his wife while living in Bethany, Mo., in late 2006.

Samuel Borntreger, 39, told authorities in Barren County, Ky., that he put antifreeze in liquid vitamins that his wife was taking and battery acid

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Body recovered, identified

On June 21, 2016, at approximately 7:43 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a body of water just south of St Joseph, Missouri, and recovered the body of a Hispanic male. The Missouri State Highway Patrol has positively identified the deceased as Ezequiel Contreras-Vasques, 48, from St Joseph, Missouri. The Patrol’s Division of

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 Body Recovered In Buchanan County

On June 21, 2016, at approximately 7:43 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol at the request of the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Department responded just south of St Joseph, Missouri, on a report of a submerged vehicle. The vehicle was removed from the water and no occupants were located. A subsequent search of the waters in

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

6-14-16

10:33am – Grundy County advising that Tristan Vencill, 20 years old from Trenton is in custody on a Daviess County Warrant with charges of Hindering Prosecution of Felony – Felony D. Bond is set at $15,000 with 10% allowed. Vencill was transported to DDCRJ.

10:55am-complaint of trespassing in Jamesport.

6:13pm-complaints over civil issues.

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Residential fire on Walter

At 6:02 a.m. on Sunday, June 12, Gallatin Fire was dispatched to 503 South Water for a reported residential fire in a bathroom. Chief 111, Engine 101 and Rescue 107 responded with seven volunteer firefighters. The Community Ambulance District of Daviess County also responded.

Upon arrival on scene fire crews found a one and a

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Insurance coverage increases with new 911 system

The new 911 system serving Daviess County was installed during the week of April 25 and is fully functioning.

During the 911 Board meeting held May 26, Supervisor Dana Carder noted that the internet speed in the office had to be upgraded as the new system is Windows-based and the former access speed proved inadequate.

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

~ REWARD ~

A $2,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individual/individuals involved in the vandalism of mailboxes at Lake Viking. Callers will remain anonymous. If you have any information, please call the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office at (660) 663-2031.

6-7-16

8:40 am – Out with

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Attorney General Koster releases racial disparity vehicle-stop report for 2015

Attorney General Chris Koster recently released the 2015 report detailing racial disparity data in vehicle stops across the state of Missouri. The annual report is completed pursuant to a state law requiring each law enforcement agency in the state to collect and report specific information relating to vehicle stops, including the race of

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

5-31-16

1:07 am – Tractor trailer over on its side on I-35 at the 61mm partially blocking northbound lanes of traffic. Minor injuries.

6-1-16

12:13 am – Grundy County advising Quade Peery, 22, Jamesport, has posted $1,000 bond on Daviess County warrant for probation violation on original charge of leaving scene of motor vehicle accident,

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Two hurt on Hwy. 69, driver arrested

Two people were seriously injured in an accident that happened at about 3:50 p.m. on Sunday, May 29, in Daviess County.

According to the highway patrol, the crash occurred as Aaron Balliett, 21, Cameron, was traveling westbound on Oval Avenue about four miles west of Altamont. He lost control of the 2010 Mercury Milan and

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ATV driver seriously injured, later arrested

A Pattonsburg man was seriously inured in an accident that happened at about 9:10 p.m. on Sunday, May 29, in Gentry County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred as Kalen Siddens, 25, Albany, and Dylan Willis, 25, Pattonsburg, were both southbound on Birch Street at Bethany Street in Albany. Mr. Willis

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Summary

5-24-16

7:30 am – vehicle rollover accident on Highway 13 north of Coffey near Harrison County line.

8:47 am – car off the roadway on Highway 69 just north of Highway DD. No injuries.

1:19 pm – burglary reports taken on two businesses in Pattonsburg that occurred last week. $300 cash was taken from one

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