West Plains Police Department

Arrests
February 26
Dustin Ivan Jordan Eastland, 27, failure to appear (three counts)
Dakota Earl Hanson, 20, property damage – first degree
Joshua David Phillips III, 29, assault
Justice Blake Martin, 19, minor in possession
Sean David Foster, 29, leaving scene of accident
Randy Gene Hayes, 60, driving while revoked or suspended, no financial responsibility, resist arrest/detention/stop by fleeing - create substantial risk-serious injury/death 
February 27
Triniti Nikole Beck, 23, burglary – first degree
Ashley Ladawn Stokes, 34, burglary – first degree
Brianna Kay Walters, 27, 48-hour court ordered commit
February 28
Maikol Alfonso, 25, fail to yield to an emergency vehicle sounding siren and displaying red/blue light, failure to maintain proof of responsibility forgery 
Brandon Dejoseph A. Parker, 21, failure to appear
March 1
Derek Thomas Echternacht, 19, stealing
March 2
Cecil Eugene Stephens, 57, driving while revoked or suspended – second or third offense
March 3
Jill Rosemarea Donica, 45, domestic assault – fourth degree
Andrew Philip Duncan, 56, failure to appear
Justin Edward Fletcher, 45, domestic assault – fourth degree
 
Calls for Service
February 25
Officer Martin observed a vehicle in James Monroe Buck Park after hours. He gained consent to search the vehicle and discovered drug paraphernalia. 
Officer Robert Shell responded to First St. for a domestic disturbance in progress. 
February 26
Cpl. Wesley Stuart received a report from an individual reporting another driver struck their vehicle intentionally. He identified the suspect and placed them on a 24-hour hold, pending charges.
The Southwest MO Cyber Crimes Task Force, HSI-Springfield (MO) and the Douglas County Sheriff's Department served a residential search warrant on State Highway 14 in rural Douglas County. Items capable of storing digital media were seized as evidence. They took one subject into custody on separate, unrelated charges. Charges are pending the outcome of digital forensics. 
Cpl. Stevens put two handguns found on Kissinger Street into evidence.
Officer Whitley Clark took a report of harassment. The case will be forwarded to the Howell County Juvenile’s Office.
Officer Connor Burnes took a report that a juvenile had nicotine products. This case will be sent to the Juvenile Office. 
Officer Austin DeShazo responded to Bill Virdon Blvd. for a report of an assault. He arrested one subject and transported them to the West Plains Police Department. This case will be reviewed by the West Plains Municipal Courts. 
Cpl. Thomas Manning conducted warrant services on Holiday Lane and took one subject into custody.
Officer Shell investigated a two-vehicle accident at Olden and St. Louis with one vehicle leaving the scene. Officers later arrested the subject and charges will be sent to the Howell County Prosecutor’s Office.
Officer Brixey spoke to a victim who came in to report stealing from their bank account. This case is open pending further investigation. 
Officer Brixey took a stealing report.
Cpl. Manning responded to Kentucky in reference to stolen property. Investigation identified a suspect but did not locate them. This case will be forwarded to the West Plains Municipal Court for formal charges. 
February 27
Officer Ivie Powell Hubert responded to Redburn in reference to a burglary report. Investigation revealed the items were stolen from the residence. Officers identified three suspects and located two of the suspects and took them into custody. A probable cause statement will be completed on the third suspect as well and forwarded to the Howell County Prosecutor’s office. The stolen items were recovered and are being held at the West Plains Police Department. 
Officer DeShazo responded to Texas Ave for a report of a power line blocking the roadway and lying on a vehicle. He took a report of the damage to the vehicle.
Officer DeShazo took a report of stealing. The case will be investigated. 
The Howell County Sheriff's Department requested a digital forensic examination be conducted on a computer tower concerning an on-going investigation within their jurisdiction. Officers completed process and the computer and forensic report were provided to the case agent.  
Officer Jacob responded to a report of property damage on Division Drive. The reporting party provided officers with a photo of the damage, identification of the suspect and a confession from the suspect. A probable cause statement will be submitted to the Howell County Juvenile Office seeking charges.
Officer Beadell responded to a business alarm on U.S. Highway 63. He conducted a safety and security check of the building.
February 28
Sgt. Wichowski conducted a traffic stop on Porter Waggoner Blvd. He obtained consent to search the vehicle and controlled substances and drug paraphernalia were seized as a result. Formal charges will be pending through the Howell County Prosecuting Attorney's Office upon receipt of lab results. 
Officer Daiman Meyer responded to the area of Porter Wagoner to assist another officer with a traffic stop. Investigation learned a subject had been assaulted. Officers identified and arrested the suspect for active arrest warrants. This case is open and active pending further investigation.
Officer Martin responded to East Main for a report of a disturbance. Investigation learned they were having a mental health crisis and officers had the subject transported to Ozarks Healthcare, for a 96-hour mental health evaluation.
Officer Keepes conducted a traffic stop on a car with fraudulent plates after the driver failed to yield for an oncoming emergency vehicle actively displaying audible sirens and emergency lighting. Investigation determined the driver of the vehicle did not have a valid driver's license, proof of insurance, and possessed fraudulent vehicle registrations and documentation for additional fraudulent vehicle registrations. Officers placed the subject on a twenty-four hold pending formal charges.  
Officer Beadell responded to Saint Louis Street for a report of a suicidal subject. After speaking with the subject, he had them put on a 96-hour hold at Ozarks Healthcare. 
Officer Keepes responded to a wellbeing check request on North Howell. They transported an individual to the hospital and placed them on a 96-hour mental evaluation hold. 
February 29
Officer Burnes took a report of several juveniles with nicotine products. This case will be sent to the Juvenile Office. 
Officer Powell Walnut responded to a report of a subject with active felony arrest warrants. Officers observed the suspect running from the scene. They located the suspect a short time later hiding under a shed, at which time the suspect began to resist arrest. Officers took the suspect into custody after a short altercation which resulted in Officer Powell receiving injuries to his face and left knee. A probable cause statement will be completed and forwarded to the Howell County Prosecutor on the listed charges. 
The Southwest MO Cyber Crimes Task Force, HSI-Springfield (MO), and the Webster Co. Sheriff's Department served a residential search warrant on South Buffalo St. in Marshfield. Several items capable of storing digital media were seized as evidence. Officers placed on subject in custody on separate unrelated charges. Additional charges are pending the completion of forensic examinations of the seized property. 
Officer Beadell responded to Broadway Street for a report of property damage. He photographed the damaged property, and this will remain an open investigation pending an interview with a possible suspect.
Officer Beadell conducted an investigation of a possible parental kidnapping.
Officer Beadell responded to Kentucky Avenue for a report of assault. He contacted four victims and took their statements then identified a suspect and reviewed footage of the incident. Charges will be being sought. 
Sgt. Wichowski responded to a residence on Newton Street regarding a suicidal subject. Officers placed the subject on a 96-hour hold for mental evaluation purposes. 
March 1
Officer Keepes responded to Cherry and Maple Streets in response to a reported disturbance. Investigation found a domestic altercation occurred between a male and female. Due to an uncooperative victim the case will be closed no charges are being sought. 
March 2
Cpl. Stuart responded to Jackson Avenue for a report of a domestic disturbance. No criminal allegations were made pertaining to this event. 
Officer Deshazo responded to Walnut Street for the report of a drug overdose. EMS transported one to Ozarks Healthcare for a drug overdose. 
Officer Siegrist received a report of stealing.
Officer Siegrist responded to Missouri Ave in reference to a suicidal subject. They had the individual transported to Ozarks Healthcare for a 96-hour mental evaluation.
March 3
Officer DeShazo responded to Lanton Road for a report of a court order violation. This case shall be considered open and active.  
Officer Mingus received a request for a wellbeing check on Davidson. Investigation found a domestic incident occurred and he arrested the primary aggressor. 
Cpl. Manning responded to a domestic disturbance on Davidson, and a secondary investigation showed an individual in possession of controlled substances. Officers collected the items formal charges are pending through the Howell County Prosecutors Office. 
Officers conducted a pedestrian check near Broadway and North Howell. After a consent search, they found the subject to be in possession of controlled substance. Formal charges are pending through the Howell County Prosecutors Office. 
Officer Shell received a report of a court order violation. He arrested a subject and transported them to the West Plains Jail for booking. 
 
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