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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Possible Carbon Monoxide Leak At Residence In Adrian

Adrian Fire Department is in route to a reported carbon monoxide detector going off at 407 East Main Street in Adrian. Everyone has evacuated the house at this time. Bates County Live will update this  when and if any more information becomes available.

Bates County Sheirff's Office Press Release: Theft Report

Patrick Del Mar Todd

Daniel Wyman

On September 13th, 2013 the Bates County Sheriff’s Office took a theft report of farm equipment and scrap metal.  The theft occurred on N Highway south of East 52 Highway.  The victim reported that he had caught several subjects come and go on a piece of property that he had stuff stored on.  The subjects were stealing scrap metal, weed eaters, chain saws and implement tires.  The victim estimated that this had been occurring over several months.  The victim had installed several game cameras and caught subjects on video.   Total of the thefts exceeds $2000.00

In late October, Detectives began identifying the subjects on the video.  Since then two warrants had been issued by Bates County Prosecutor Hugh Jenkins. 

Daniel Wyman 8/1/1966 was charged with Burglary and Stealing.  Wyman was arrested in Benton County and posted a $20,000 Cash or Surety Bond.

Patrick Del Mar Todd 4/5/1973 was charged with Theft.  Todd was arrested in Butler and posted a $10,000 Cash or Surety Bond. 

The Prosecutor is reviewing potential charges on two other subjects connected to the Thefts.


If you have any information about thefts or any other crimes in Bates County please contact the Bates County Sheriff’s Office at 660-679-3232.

St. Clair County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Osceola Couple Arrested For Possession Of Methamphetamines

 Chad McFarland

Megan Shields

In a separate incident on Jan. 16, law enforcement officials conducting a drug investigation at a residence on NE 364 Road, Osceola, made contact with Chad McFarland, 42, and Megan Shields, 25, both of Independence. The investigation revealed McFarland and Shields to be in possession of methamphetamines. A check of the individuals revealed both had outstanding warrants from other counties.  

On Jan. 17, formal charges were filed with the St. Clair County Court charging McFarland and Shields with a class C felony of possessing a controlled substance. Bonds are set at $10,000 cash or surety.


Sheriff Keeler stated he and his staff are committed to relentlessly pursuing any and all illegal drug activity in St. Clair County.  

St. Clair County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Lowry City Couple Arrested on Drug Charges

Shawna Kalberloh

Steven Wilcox

On Thursday, Jan. 16, Steven Wilcox, 42, and Shawna Kalberloh, 42, both of Lowry City, were arrested on felony drug charges. On Jan 17 arrest warrants were issued charging Wilcox with a class B felony of distributing, delivering, manufacturing, producing a controlled substance. His bond is set at $25,000 cash or surety. Kalberloh was charged with a class C felony of possessing a controlled substance. Her bond was set at $10,000 cash or surety.


St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office deputies along with members of the Mid Missouri Multi Jurisdictional Drug Task Force made the arrests following an investigation at a residence Wilcox and Kalberloh were staying at on NE 700 Road, Lowry City. Wilcox and Kalberloh were found to be in possession of methamphetamines and drug paraphernalia. Wilcox was also found to be in possession of multiple items related to sales of methamphetamines.     

St. Clair County Sheriff's Department News Release: 2 Felony Arrests

JESSE SORRELL

On Jan. 14, Jessie Sorrell, 30, Blackwell, OK, was arrested on a felony St. Clair County probation violation warrant. The warrant was issued on Nov. 27, 2013. In September 2012 Sorrell plead guilty to class D felony charge of sexual misconduct or attempt with a child under 15 years old. He was sentenced to four years in the Missouri Department of Corrections. The execution of the sentence was suspended and Sorrell was placed on five years supervised probation. The charge stemmed from an incident in January 2009. Sorrell is being held with no bond and is scheduled for a court appearance on Feb. 3.

JOHNATHAN MULLEN

On Jan. 17, Jonathan Mullen, 31, Urich, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for class C felony passing bad checks-$500 or more and no account/insufficient funds. Bond was set at $300 cash or $10,000 surety and a court date of Feb. 21 was given

St. Clair County Sheriff's Office Press Release: Drug Arrest




Carrie Curtis

On Jan. 19, Carrie Curtis, 40, Collins, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for class C felony possession of a controlled substance. The warrant was issued on Jan. 16. Bond was set at $10,000 cash or surety and a court date of Feb. 21 was givenThe charge stems from an incident on Nov. 8, 2013 when St. Clair County deputies and members of the Mid Missouri Multi Jurisdictional Drug Task Force conducted a drug investigation at Curtis’ residence on SE 600 Road, Collins. A mirror and digital scales that field tested positive for methamphetamine were located during the investigation. Curtis admitted using methamphetamine and washing it down the drain when she saw law enforcement at her residence.

Obituary - Curtis Jack Smith

Graveside services for Curtis Smith will be 11 a.m. Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Butler, Missouri with Pastor Ron Dunlap officiating. There is no visitation. Contributions to Multiple Sclerosis Foundation or Heartland Hospice.

Curtis Jack Smith, age 52 of Butler, Missouri died January 20, 2014 at Willow Lane Nursing Center in Butler. He was born March 2, 1961 to Jack Oneil and Helen Louise Deerwester in Butler.

Curtis is survived by his mother, Helen Smith of Butler, Missouri; three sisters, Jackie Ferguson and husband Dwayne of West Des Moines, Iowa, Carol Lewis and husband Chuck of Amsterdam, Missouri and Julie Davis and husband Tim of Greencastle, Pennsylvania; two daughters, Erica Hough and husband Jeremy of Raymore, Missouri and Brittani Hedgpeth and husband Jesse of Iberia, Missouri; four grandchildren, Caleb and Carly Hough and Elexis and Cali Hedgpeth. He was preceded in death by his father; and one brother, Chris Smith

Bates County Sheriff's Department Press Release: Smoke In The Jail


On 1/21/14 the Bates County Sheriff’s Office requested Butler Fire and Butler Police to assist at the Law Enforcement Center.  The request was made because of smoke located in one of the inmate pods.  The inmates in that pod were evacuated to another part of the Law Enforcement Center.  The Butler Police Officers were requested to assist in preparations in evacuating all the inmates from the building should the need have been determined appropriate. 

With assistance of the Butler Fire Department it was determined the source of the smoke was from a motor that had become faulty in the furnace that supplied heat to that inmate pod.  There was no actual fire found inside the jail.  The faulty motor will be replaced later today.  The inmates have been returned to their cells and the Law Enforcement Center is back to running as normal. 


Sheriff Anderson would like to thank the Members of the Butler Fire Department and the Butler Police Department for their quick response and willingness to help.  

Weather Update: Very Cold Again Thursday


The roller coaster of temperatures will continue through the rest of the week, but the main focus will be the return of bitterly cold wind chills for Wednesday ...night into Thursday morning. Lows near or slightly below zero will combine with northerly winds to create wind chill values in the -10 to -20 degree range, with a few locations possibly falling to around -25 degrees near the Iowa border. Bundle up!

BUTLER LICENSE OFFICE CONTRACT UP FOR BID


JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri Office of Administration is now accepting management contract bids for the Butler License Office. Interested individuals and groups must submit their bids to operate the Butler License Office by Feb. 14, 2014.

A copy of the Request for Proposal (RFP) bidders are required to use to develop their bids can be viewed on the Missouri Department of Revenue website. Prospective bidders may also tour the Butler... office from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Jan. 29 to gain perspective on how a license office is operated.

In fiscal year 2013, more than 30,000 transactions were conducted at the Butler office, generating $102,042 in agent processing fees.

The Missouri Department of Revenue oversees 182 license offices which are each operated by independent agents. All of the license offices were put out for bid under the competitive procurement process in 2009. Contracts were awarded for one year with three one-year renewal options. The move toward a competitive procurement process of the license offices overhauled the way local motor vehicle and driver license offices are awarded and was one of the first actions of Gov. Jay Nixon's administration.

Bids will be evaluated on areas such as expertise of the personnel proposed, methods proposed for performing the services and whether the individual or entity is a not-for-profit, political subdivision, a Missouri Certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), a Women Business Enterprise (WBE) or a Missouri Service-Disabled Veteran Enterprise

THE AMERICAN BOARD IS HOSTING FREE INFORMATION SESSIONS IN BUTLER

Choose either session: 4 or 5 PM
Butler Public Library
100 W. Atkinson
Butler, MO 64730

The American Board is an education nonprofit that is dedicated to building communities by recruiting and certifying local professionals to become teachers. The American Board works with the community to provide the highest-quality educators and role models for every student with their innovative, online teacher certification program.
The American Board is authorized to certify Missouri educators in the following subject areas:
·       Biology (9-12)
·       Chemistry (9-12)
·       Physics (9-12)
·       Mathematics (5-9, 9-12)
·       History (5-9, 9-12)
Local career-changers who aspire to run their own classrooms make excellent candidates for the American Board program, particularly if there is an identified need in their school for highly-qualified teachers.
Kimberly Polk, representative for The American Board, will be hosting information sessions at the Butler Public Library to discuss the program and take your questions. If you hold a Bachelor’s degree, and wish to become a certified teacher, you should attend an information session to find out how you can be running your own classroom within a year through the American Board program – for less than the cost of a college course and without having to go back to school.  There will be a special program discount offered exclusively to event attendees. 

House Fire In Passaic





The Adrian Fire Department along with Butler Fire Department and Bates County Sheriff's Department all responded to a house fire today in Passaic. The fire was in the attic of the home and was a small flue fire caused by a wood stove used for heating. The home owners had the fire out before fire arrived to the scene. The damage was minor and no was was injured.  

Bates County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report January 13, 2014 to January 19, 2014



Bates County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report
 January 13, 2014 to January 19, 2014

01-13-2014

SPEAK TO OFFICER-BUTLER
DRUNK DRIVER-BUTLER
CHECK WELL BEING-RICH HILL
FRAUD-BUTLER
ANIMAL AT LARGE-MERWIN
AGENCY ASSIST-BUTLER
ANIMAL AT LARGE-PASSAIC
WRONG WAY DRIVER-ADRIAN
CHECK WELL BEING-ROCKVILLE
 
01-14-2014

STRANDED MOTORIST-BUTLER
ABANDONED VEHICLE-BUTLER
TRAFFIC STOP-BUTLER
AMBULANCE REQUEST-BUTLER
INJURED ANIMAL-HUME On 01/14/2014 Deputies took a report of a dog that had been shot in the Rt 1 Hume area
FOLLOW UP-ADRIAN
TRAFFIC STOP-RICH HILL
 
01-15-2014

CHECK WELL BEING-BUTLER
BRUSH FIRE-RICH HILL
TRAFFIC HAZARD-BUTLER
STRUCTURE FIRE-PASSAIC
HARASSMENT-BUTLER
ANIMAL AT LARGE-ADRIAN
AMBULANCE REQUEST-SPRUCE
BRUSH FIRE-RICH HILL
IDENTITY THEFT-RICH HILL
CHECK WELL BEING-RICH HILL
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY-RICH HILL
CIVIL STANDBY-RICH HILL
MVA-BUTLER
 
01-16-2014

DEBRIS ON ROADWAY-ADRIAN
ABANDONED VEHICLE-ROCKVILLE
CHECK WELL BEING-RICH HILL
CHECK WELL BEING-ADRIAN
DOMESTIC-FOSTER On 1-16-14, Deputies responded to the Foster area on a Domestic in progress.
ANIMAL AT LARGE-ADRIAN
ABANDONED VEHICLE-AMSTERDAM
ABANDONED VEHICLE-PASSAIC
DEBRIS ON ROADWAY-RICH HILL        
AGENCY ASSIST-ADRIAN
TRAFFIC STOP-AMSTERDAM On 1-16-14, Deputies conducted a traffic stop in Amsterdam and arrested the driver Melissa Lane on an Vernon County warrant.
 
01-17-2014

STRANDED MOTORIST-MERWIN
BURGLARY-RICH HILL On 01-17-2014 Bates County Deputies responded to a report of a theft that occured in rural Rich Hill area.
BURGLAR ALARM-AMSTERDAM
BRUSH FIRE-RICH HILL
DFS ASSIST-AMORET
BURGLAR ALARM-BUTLER
NOISE-RICH HILL
BURGLAR ALARM-DREXEL
CHECK WELL BEING-BUTLER
AGENCY ASSIST-BUTLER
REPOSSESSION-BUTLER
SPEAK TO OFFICER-AMSTERDAM On 1-17-14 Bates County Deputies respnded to an assault that occurred earlier in Amsterdam, MO.
 
01-18-2014
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY-BUTLER
SPEAK TO OFFICER-BUTLER On 01/18/2014 Deputies took a report of harassment in the rural Butler area.
MVA-BUTLER
BRUSH FIRE-RICH HILL
ANIMAL AT LARGE-ADRIAN
SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE-RICH HILL
AMBULANCE REQUEST-ADRIAN
AMBULANCE REQUEST-PASSAIC
AMBULANCE REQUEST-RICH HILL
 
01-19-2014
SPEAK TO OFFICER-Bates County Deputies responded to a trespassing call at the RR1 Adrian area.
ASSAULT-ADRIAN Deputies took a report of an assault that occurred earlier in the rural Adrian area.
THREATS-ADRIAN Bates County Deputies responded to RR1 Adrian area for possible verbal threats.  
STRANDED MOTORIST-ADRIAN  
STARNDED MOTORIST-ADRIAN
SUSPICIOS ACTIVITY-ADRIAN
MVA-ARCHIE
THEFT-BUTLER Deputies responded to the rural Butler area in regards to a theft.
SPEAK TO OFFICER-ADRIAN
AGENCY ASSIST-BUTLER
FIRE BRUSH-ADRIAN
 
           

Rich Hill Police Department Activity Report
January 13, 2014 to January 19, 2014
 
 
 
01-13-2014

CHECK WELL BEING
 
01-14-2014

TRAFFIC STOP
 
01-15-2014

BRUSH FIRE-RICH HILL
IDENTITY THEFT-RICH HILL
CHECK WELL BEING-RICH HILL
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY-RICH HILL
CIVIL STANDBY-RICH HILL
 
01-16-2014

CHECK WELL BEING
DEBRIS ON ROADWAY
 
01-17-2014

BURGLARY
BRUSH FIRE
NOISE
 
01-18-2014

BRUSH FIRE
SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE
AMBULANCE REQUEST
 
01-19-2014

Miami Jr High Band Soaring


These Miami J.H. Students recently attended 7/8th grade District Band on Sat. Jan, 11th in Sedalia, Missouri They rehearsed throughout the day with guest clinicians, then gave an evening concert. The concert included the H.S. All-District Jazz Band, which was a real treat.

Great job Ladies!!

Butler Police Department Activity Report 1-14 / 1-20 / 2014



01/14/2014 
Animal complaint 800 block of W Pine
Animal complaint 300 block of W Dakota
Medical assist 400 block of S Delaware
Well being check Clark St
Shop lifter call Wal Mart

01/15/2014 
Noise complaint 200 block of S Water
Warrant service 100 block of W Mill
Disturbance Hillcrest
Theft from residence 400 block of S Olive
Well being check 800 block of S Birch
Warrant service 

01/16/2014 
Disturbance 300 block of W Ohio
Warrant service High and Nursery
Disturbance 400 block of N Main
Well being check 300 block of W Dakota
Well being check 400 block of S Delaware
Animal complaint 500 block of E Ft Scott

01/17/2014 
Alarm/Medical assist 700 block of Parkview
Harassment call
Keep the peace 600 block of W Adams
Accident S Main
Well being check Wal Mart
Warrant service 

01/18/2014 
Accident Taco Bell
Noise complaint 800 block of S Birch
DWI arrest Delaware /Ohio
Vandalism report 400 block of S Fran
Alarm Russell Stover
DWI arrest Mechanic /pleasant
Medical assist 500 block of S Olive 


01/19/2014 
Theft report Wal Mart
Disturbance High School parking lot
Disturbance Fran Ave
Disturbance Days Inn 

01/20/2014 
Disturbance 200 block of N Havana
Leave without pay Prime time
Disturbance 400 block of W Mill
Medical assist Fulton and Nursery
Animal complaint N Orange

Electrical Wire Down In Adrian


Adrian Police Department, Adrian Fire Department, and mutual aid assist from Butler Fire Department  and KCPL  are in route to a reported electrical wire down at the Sunny Knoll trailer park behind trailer number five. The wire was reported to have been sparking. and the transformer is making a humming sound. If you are in this area please use caution.