Willow Springs Police Department

Citations
October 29
Amanda Leigh O’Malley, Willow Springs, animal license violation/vaccination
October 30
Brittany Nicole Davidson, Mountain View, failed to register vehicle
Kimberly Ann Grisham, West Plains, failed to register vehicle
Jeffrey W Chilton, Poplar Bluff, stop sign violation
Jesse Wyatt Gunter, Mountain View, exceeded posted speed limit
Richard Biven Lee Riley, Tecumseh, Okla., exceeded posted speed limit
Devin K Keltner, Billings, Mo., exceeded posted speed limit
October 31
Dustin Leo Wood, Pomona, failure to maintain financial responsibility, failed to register vehicle
Daniel Ray Woolsey, Mountain View, exceeded posted speed limit
Dustin Dale Butler, Highlandville, Mo., exceeded posted speed limit
Donna Jean Nicholson, Marion, Ill., exceeded posted speed limit
Patrick W Soucie, Denton, Neb., exceeded posted speed limit
Ashlyn Marie Michaelson, Willow Springs, unauthorized plates, tags, or sticker
November 1
Angela N Denham, Moody, Mo., stop sign violation
Candice Nicole Sell, West Plains, exceeded posted speed limit
November 2
Charles L Smotherman, Birch Tree, stop sign violation
Ollie Mae Washington, St Louis, Mo., exceeded posted speed limit
Sabrina Kennedy, Springfield, Mo., exceeded posted speed limit
November 4
Brian Franklin Williams, Willow Springs, failed to register vehicle
Bobby Joe Mullins, Mountain View, driving while suspended or revoked, failed to register vehicle
Lance Allen Henry Duncan, Copper Mountain, Colo., exceeded posted speed limit
Jeremy Scott Tullos, Franklinton, La., exceeded posted speed limit
Brook A Gatewood, Memphis, Tenn., exceeded posted speed limit
 
 
Calls for Service
October 29
A police officer went to G&W for a report of an elderly woman waiting in a car for a wrecker and getting cold.  The officer let the woman sit in the police car to warm up until the wrecker arrived. 
Police officers were dispatched to North Harris St. for a report of an unresponsive elderly woman.  Officers arrived on the scene and assisted Emergency Medical Technicians in lifting the woman into the ambulance. 
911 Dispatch received a call with a woman yelling to “get that taser away”.  911 traced the call to an address on Lance Ln.  Police officers were dispatched to that location.  Upon arriving, officers stopped a vehicle that had been driving away from the area quickly.  The driver admitted to being part of an argument with her mother.  Officer Corey Clark spoke with the mother who did not want to press charges.
The police department received a call from 911 Dispatch regarding a reported structure fire at MUNCH on East Main St. Upon arriving at MUNCH, the officers did not find any evidence of a fire. 
The police department performed a building security check at the golf course. 
A police officer stopped to assist the driver of a white Chevy Tahoe on the side of the road on North Industrial Dr. just west of the Love’s Travel Stop.  The driver reported that she believed her fuel pump went out and someone was coming to tow the vehicle.  
October 30
The police department received a call from 911 Dispatch regarding a report of a suspicious man in a trench coat at the Love’s.  The man was reportedly walking around looking in the trucks located on the Love’s property.  Officers spoke with the man who stated he was walking around trying to stay warm while he waited on a friend to pick him up. The officers let the man warm up in their patrol car for about 10 minutes. 
An individual called the police department to report her juvenile son and daughter had been threatened by a man who stated he had a “9” and would use it.  Officers went to the location and spoke with all parties.  The involved parties had apparently been on opposite sides of the street near Booster Field, insulting each other when the man made the threat.  No one reported seeing a weapon.  The man was briefly detained and consented to a search by Officer Padon Turnbull and Officer Clark at the Town & Country Grocery and no weapon was found.  The reporting individual stated that the man had lived with them in the past and she had thrown him out, which may have been the cause of the argument.  The man stated he didn’t threaten anyone.  He stated he was walking past Booster Field when a group of people called him names, but he just kept walking to Town & Country Grocery. 
The police department performed a building security check at Booster Field.
October 31
While on general patrol, an officer observed a red Ford Ranger pickup that appeared to be abandoned on the back side of Jasper Engines parking lot. The officer notified 911 dispatch.  
Police officers escorted a funeral service from the First Baptist Church on North Harris St. to the Willow Springs Cemetery on Belshe Ave.  
The police department recieved a report of sexual assault and an incident report was drawn. 
The police department received a call from 911 Dispatch stating that a Willow Springs Police Officer was on foot pursuing a fleeing suspect resulting from a traffic stop near East Main St.  Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.  
November 1
An individual called the police department to register a complaint about her neighbor having numerous appliances in front of their home.  An officer went to the address, observed the possible ordinance violation, and left information for the code enforcement officer.  
The police department received a report of a van at Simmons Bank.  Officers went to the location and found a repairman working on the ATM. 
The police department received a report of harassing texts.  The phone sending the texts was located in Phelps County and Phelps County Sheriff was notified.
November 2
An officer followed up on a report of threatening behavior. 
Police officers were dispatched for a report of a man possibly having self-harming thoughts.  The officers went to Booster Field to speak with the man and he volunteered to go with Medical personnel. 
November 3
The police department performed a building security check at Booster Field. 
Police officers were dispatched to the old shoe factory on Park St. and Sunshine Dr. for two individuals sitting on the property.  The officers spoke with the man and woman and were trespassed off the property.  
While on general patrol, an officer found the car wash door open at the Snappy Mart.  The attendant was notified. 
While on general patrol behind Jasper Engines, an officer overheard a loud noise that appeared to be coming from a piece of equipment that was left on.  911 Dispatch contacted a Jasper representative who stated he would come and check out the issue.  
November 4
The police department performed a building security check at Booster Field. 
Police officers were dispatched to Snappy Mart to check the wellbeing of a baby that a man reported looked purple and sickly.  The officers arrived at the Snappy Mart and spoke to the man.  He told them a woman was pushing a stroller down Highway 76 toward Lee’s Tire Shop with three babies and one looked purple and sick.  The officers found the woman and noticed two children in the stroller and a newborn baby wrapped up around her chest.  The newborn looked pink and healthy.  
An individual came into the police department to report a black passenger car was parked on the curb on Harris St. next to the First Baptist Church with his head leaned back.  An officer wento the church and found the vehicle.  The officer spoke to the man who looked like he had just woken up and was acting a little strange.  The officer asked the man what he was doing parked up on the curb.  The man stated he was waiting on his wife to come out of the church.  The officer verified the man’s credentials and ownership of the vehicle matched.  The officer again asked the man why he was parked on the curb.  The man seemed confused and stated this was where the officer had pulled him over.  The officer called the Chief for a second opinion to be sure the man was safe to drive.  Chief Bryan Hogan spoke with the man and noticed the man was having trouble with short term memory.  Chief Hogan recommended the man call someone to move his vehicle off the curb and give him a ride home.  The man’s ride arrived shortly and took care of the vehicle and drove the man home.  
The police department received a report from 911 Dispatch for a disabled Hummer on US Highway 60/63.  The Hummer had reportedly hit a deer.  Officers spoke with the driver who stated she did not need medical attention.  The officers waited with the driver until her parents were able to pick her up and the vehicle was towed. 
The police department performed a building security check at the golf course. 
911 Dispatch requested police officers go to East Sixth St. for a report of a suspicious man carrying items into the woods.  Officers arrived at the location but did not find anyone.

Howell County News

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Willow Springs, MO 65793
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