West Plains Police Department

February 27
George Edward Watson, Jr, 43, armed criminal action, assault-second degree 
Colton Lamar Harvey, 24, failure to appear (two counts)
Eligah James Talbert, 23, failure to appear (three counts)
Amber Lee Taylor, 29, failure to display state license plate (expired), failure to maintain financial responsibility, following too closely, assault - 3rd degree - special victim, resisting/interfering with arrest for a felony 
February 28
John T Croteau, 50, driving while intoxicated
March 1
Ashley Nicole Osgood, 37, failure to appear (two counts)
Ernesto Gonzalez Corpuz, 51, delivery of 35/less of marijuana or synth cannabinoid to person less than 17 and two years younger
Gary Gene McWhorter, 45,  delivery of 35/less of marijuana or synth cannabinoid to person less than 17 and two years younger
Jessica Shaelene Collins, 27, failure to appear (two counts)
March 2
Bobby J Collins, 29, driving while intoxicated or under the influence 
Jessica Megan Geise, 32, failure to appear (three counts)
March 3
Ashley Dawn Hackworth, 41, failure to appear, stealing
Billy Ray Dixon, 52, 90-day court ordered commit
Mikayla Rose Hewitt, 22, failure to appear
Calls for Service
February 27
Officer Chris Siegrist responded to Porter Wagoner in reference to an alarm. They cleared the building and found nothing disturbed.
Officer Joel Lovelace responded to the Walmart Pharmacy for a report of a subject attempting to pass a fraudulent prescription. The incident is open and under investigation.  
Officer Jacob Brixey responded to East Hickory for a report of an assault. Officers arrested one individual, another sought medical treatment. 
Officers arrested several individuals at different locations on outstanding warrants.
February 28
Officer Ivie Powell responded to Aid Avenue for a report of property damage. Investigation found spray paint on a building. Officers identified a male juvenile, and a probable cause statement will be forwarded to the Juvenile Office. 
Officer Brixey took a report of an assault. A suspect has been identified, and the case is considered active and open. 
Officer Brixey responded to a business on US Hwy 63 in reference to counterfeit currency. Officers identified a suspect. The investigation is considered on going.
Officer Martin assisted EMS with an individual having a medical emergency. 
Officer Martin responded to Walker Street for a disturbance. Investigation found an individual having a mental health crisis and contacted Emergency Medical personnel. They transported the subject to Ozarks Healthcare for evaluation. 
Officer Keepes responded to N. Howell Ave. and Third Street for a motor vehicle accident. The officers investigating suspected one the drivers of being intoxicated. They placed the driver under arrest held them on a 24-hour hold for Driving While Intoxicated Resulting in Serious Physical Injury among other traffic violations. 
Corporal Micah McKemie investigated a report of an assault. A juvenile referral will be forwarded to the Juvenile Office.
Officer Powell took a report of an accident that occurred at the intersection of State Route K and US Highway 63 with one vehicle leaving the scene. This matter remains open and under investigation. 
March 1
Officer Connor Burnes responded to Crestwood Circle for a child abuse and neglect case. This case is still under investigation. 
Officer Martin received a report of trespassing and stealing on Gibson Street. Officer Martin found an individual previously trespassed from the area and arrested them for burglary and placed them on a 24-hour hold.
March 2
Officer Heuchelin took a report of a theft from a vehicle parked at a business on Old Airport Road.
Officer Powell responded to Lanton Road in reference to a two year old child left home alone. Both children in the home were taken into protective custody and placed with Children's Services. A probable cause statement will be completed and forwarded to the Howell County Prosecutor's Office. 
Lt. Brian Bunch responded to Bill Verdon Blvd for a report of a stolen catalytic converter. The matter is under investigation.
Officers responded to the intersection of Porter Wagoner Blvd and Missouri for a report of a 2 vehicle accident with the suspect leaving the scene. The matter is under investigation. 
March 3
Lt. Kyle Ellison responded to Mitchell Road for a report of an elderly person possibly in distress. He located the individual and returned them to their residence to the care of a family member.
Corporal McKemie responded to Preacher Roe Blvd for a report of domestic assault. Investigation found one subject waved a knife at another. Charges are being sought.
March 4
Officer Siegrist took a report of property damage. 
March 5
Officer Siegrist responded to Pierce Street for a report of domestic disturbance. One individual went to Ozarks Healthcare for unrelated injuries.
Officers rendered aid to an apparent overdose victim in the Meeks Building Supply parking lot. South Howell Ambulance personnel transported the individual for further treatment. 
Officer Brixey responded to a complaint of dogs running at large on Shuttee Street. The owners were issued citations and released. 
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