Howell County Sheriff's Office

July 7
James Darrell Skelton, 33, failure to appear (three counts). 
Charles Eugene Myers, 44, third degree assault on a special victim. 
Timmy Lee Frazier, 41, failure to appear (two counts). 
Jesse Wayne Osterkamp, 38, second degree burglary (three counts), resisting or interfering with arrest, stealing (four counts). 
July 8
Jesse Lee Frazier, 31, abuse or neglect of a child, first degree child endangerment. 
Joshua Delane Collins, 33, failure to appear. 
July 9
Christopher Lee Ashmead, 34, possession of a controlled substance. 
Christopher Paul Lawrence, 46, probation violation. 
Kristen Ranee Smallwood, 25, first degree burglary, stealing. 
Billy Waymon Pectol, Jr., 41, failure to appear. 
July 10
Chad Lynn Green, 48, failure to appear, possession of a controlled substance. 
July 11
Justin Leroy Soard, 30, armed criminal action, second degree domestic assault, unlawful use of a weapon. 
Hershel Willard Lewis, Jr., 57, possession of a controlled substance. 
Luke Taylor Riley, 33, driving while revoked/suspended, failure to appear, stealing. 
July 12
Michael Ray Lewis, Jr., 44, probation violation. 
July 13
Austin Lee Pribble, 27, second degree burglary, first degree property damage, stealing (three counts). 
Cecil Eugene Stephens, 54, failure to appear. 
Paige Marie Stevenson, 29, driving a commercial motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance. 
Serving Commitments 
Justin Charles Mitchell, 42. 
July 8
Braden Reece Cox, 22, following too closely. 
July 7
A report was taken for a violation of a protection order. No charges were filed. 
A woman on State Route W reported the theft of a debit card, EBT card and a check. The incident is under investigation. 
Alligator Jack’s convenience store on U.S. Highway 160 in West Plains reported a fuel theft. An older model blue Ford pickup left father pumping over $60 in fuel. The incident is under investigation. 
July 8
A report was received of a verbal altercation via phone on County Road 2690 in West Plains. The reporting party advised that an assault had occurred the previous night, and that the victim was now receiving messages and verbal abuse. The reporting party declined to make an official statement. 
SCOCOG reported that someone tried to steal catalytic converters from two vehicles that were parked at the business in Pomona. 
July 9
Formal charges of child abduction are pending after the parent of a child refused to return a child, as part of a custody agreement. Charges against the suspect were filed with the Howell County Prosecutor. 
A deceased female was reported at a residence on County Road 5123. No signs of foul play were found, and the woman’s death was determined to be from natural causes. 
July 10
A female subject reported the theft of a pistol. The firearm was located and recovered a short time later and was returned to the owner. 
July 11
A domestic situation was reported on County Road 5640. Charges are pending. 
A juvenile came to the sheriff’s office to report an incident of child molestation. The case is being investigated. 
A man who fled from Willow Springs police earlier this month was taken into custody after a pursuit. The pursuit ended when 33-year-old Luke Riley struck another vehicle at the intersection of State Route 137 and Main Street in Willow Springs. Riley was taken into custody after a brief foot pursuit. Riley had three warrants out of Howell, Pulaski and Texas Counties. Riley now faces numerous additional charges, including careless and imprudent driving, assault on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest, property damage, driving while intoxicated and multiple traffic offenses. 
July 12
Silver Springs Storage in West Plains reported that a customer cut a lock off of a storage unit, damaging the locking mechanism. The customer, who was in default, did so to access items inside the storage unit. A report was taken, and the investigation continues. 
A stolen vehicle was found near County Road 1130 and State Route HH. The vehicle was reported as suspicious and was observed to be missing several parts. The vehicle had been stolen from Green County. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

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