Willow Springs Police Department
Wed, 04/14/2021 - 11:07am admin
Ashley Schuman, Gray, Tenn., operated vehicle on a highway without a valid license
William Doyle, Springfield, exceeded the posted speed limit by 11 to 15 mph
Gina Ward, Rives, Tenn., exceeded the posted speed limit by 11 to 15 mph
Dyke Walden, O’Fallon, Mo., exceeded the posted speed limit by 11 to 15 mph
Joseph Barton, Springfield, exceeded the posted speed limit by 11 to 15 mph
Alexander Frieze, Hannibal, Mo., driving while intoxicated (alcohol), possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia
LaTorria Williams, Memphis, Tenn., exceeded the posted speed limit by 16 to 19 mph
Benjamin Pierce, Valparaiso, Ind., exceeded the posted speed limit by 16 to 19 mph
Lawrence King, Eureka, Mo., exceeded the posted speed limit by 11 to 15 mph
Emma Lopez, St. Roberts, Mo., exceeded the posted speed limit by 11 to 15 mph
Andrew Chyboski, Frontena, Kan., exceeded the posted speed limit by 11 to 15 mph
Melta Yarberry, Strafford., Mo., exceeded the posted speed limit by 11 to 15 mph
William Hunter, Pomona, Mo., failure to register vehicle
Karl Kootz, West Plains, failure to register vehicle
Angela Corp, West Plains, driving while revoked or suspended
Jacob Estep, Cabool, exceeded the posted speed limit by 11 to 15 mph
Robert Marstall, Billings., Mo., exceeded the posted speed limit by 11 to 15 mph
Trevor Million, Ellsinore, Mo., exceeded the posted speed limit by 11 to 15 mph
Calls for Service
Officer John Thomas assisted first responders with an air medical transport at Willow Springs Airport.
Chief Bryan Hogan responded to McDonald’s for a patron who refused to leave when asked and was screaming and cursing at the manager. The subject was gone upon officer arrival.
Chief Hogan received multiple reports of a vehicle in the middle of the parking lot at Love’s Travel Stop with an occupant who appeared to be nodding in and out of consciousness. Chief Hogan made contact with the woman who reported that her car had broken down the night before, and she was waiting for a ride. Nothing further was required.
Officer John Thomas responded to a 911 call. The female caller was advised of civil resolutions regarding her problem.
Officer Paden Turnbull was requested to check an apartment on East Sixth St. concerning an individual involved with a domestic incident that took place in Texas County. The officer made contact with the reporting party and the suspect party. Deputies from Texas County Sheriff’s Office arrived shortly thereafter and handled the investigation.
Officer Turnbull went to Love’s Travel Stop to check on a driver who was parked at a gas pump for over an hour. The driver had fallen asleep and agreed to move his vehicle.
Officer Thomas responded to Love’s Travel Stop assisted Willow Springs Ambulance with a male who was having trouble breathing.
Sergeant Mike Huffman responded to a report of a disturbance at 5 O’Clock Somewhere.
Sgt. Huffman assisted at a call for a 28-year-old man with chest pains. The man was transported to the hospital.
Sgt. Huffman responded to a report of a suspicious individual who was pushing a wheelbarrow near West Side Church. The subject was gone on arrival, and the reporting party requested additional patrol in the area.
Sgt. Huffman responded to a report of a white vehicle with a male driver who was causing a disturbance. The vehicle was gone on arrival.
Sgt. Huffman responded to a report of a man knocking on a door on Bray Dr. The subject was located on Ferguson Dr. He stated he was trying to contact a family member.
Sgt. Huffman took a report of a theft on Clingan St. A woman reported her ex-husband came to her residence and had taken items. Statements were taken.
Sgt. Huffman responded to an address on West High St. for a report of aggressive dogs. The dog owners were located and advised of ordinances pertaining to dogs. No further action was required.
Sgt. Huffman took a report of keys dropped into a traffic cone at the police station at the police department. The keys were located.
Officer Thomas responded to a report of disorderly conduct. The officer made contact with the male subject, who had a head injury. The officer contacted EMS.
Animal Control Officer David Hocking took a report regarding a woman who came to the police station to complain about her neighbor’s sons and dog. The dog was barking for over an hour the previous day, and the boys had allegedly fired a pellet gun, which made the reporting party’s dogs “destroy her house” from fear. She was invited to call back if the neighbor’s dog is a nuisance again, and Sgt. Huffman spoke to the boys about firing a pellet gun in city limits.
Officer Dustin Smith responded to a scene on the highway where a motorist was stranded. Evidence indicated that the driver may have fallen asleep while driving after which, he overcorrected which caused the vehicle to leave the roadway. The driver did not appear to be under the influence of intoxicants. The vehicle remained operational, and was retrieved by a tow service.
Officer Smith responded to The Comfort Inn for a report of property damage. The driver of a commercial vehicle attempted to park in the hotel’s parking lot and was unable to negotiate the area without striking a light pole. The driver’s information was provided to the business owner.
The department responded to an alarm call at Willow Springs License Office. An employee was contacted, and everything was fine.
Animal Control Officer Hocking and Chief Hogan responded to a report of a loose dog on Coastal Dr. They did not catch the animal, but posted about the animal on Facebook in hopes of finding the owner.
Officer Smith was contacted by 911 regarding a possibly stolen vehicle. An officer from St. Louis Police Department requested WSPD to make contact with a resident in Hickory Hills. The STLPD officer was in possession of a truck whose registration checked back to a Willow Springs address. Officer Smith made contact with the residents at that address, who reported they had sold the truck over a year ago. That information was provided to the officer in St. Louis.
A reporting party on Sunshine St. reported seeing his son on his property, which was in violation of an ex parte order. The party provided information about where he believed his son to be.
Officer Corey Clark responded to the same Sunshine St. address above regarding the same subject, who was reported to be attempting to stop children as they exited a school bus. Officer Clark responded to the address and found the subject sitting on some steps. Officer Clark observed the subject to have a large knife strapped to his backpack, which he ordered the man to place on the ground. The officer advised the subject that it was in violation of his ex parte to be on his father’s property and that he was currently trespassing on private property. The subject was instructed to put his knife in his backpack and to vacate the area.
Officer Clark took a report of a lost wallet with a significant sum of cash inside.