Willow Springs Police Department
Wed, 07/22/2020 - 12:01pm admin
James Merkerson, driving while intoxicated
Deanna Pulley, theft
Amanda Metheney, DWI
Raymond Johnson, driving while revoked
Jessica Metty, resist arrest by fleeing
Michael Doughty, resist arrest by fleeing
Anthony Barton, domestic assault, resisting arrest, stealing motor vehicle, and driving while suspended
Michael Miller, driving while revoked and failure to produce license on demand.
Chrisopher L Wilson, Conway, Alaska, exceeded posted speed limit
Oran L Grandstaff, Birch Tree, stop sign violation
Kimberly Ann Wilson, Medon, Tenn, stop sign violation
Chris Orum, West Plains, driving while suspended/revoked
Anita Dawn Boyers, Willow Springs, failed to register vehicle
Amanda Renee Metheney, Willow Springs, failed to drive within single lane and DUI - drug intoxication
Alexis Dale Barrett, Willow Springs, disorderly conduct and assault
Dustin Carl Minton, Willow Springs, required headlamps on vehicle and DWI - alcohol
Gabriel Levi Gwaltney, Willow Springs, failed to register vehicle
Justin D Dudridge, Willow Springs, exceeded posted speed limit
Thomas Ryan Yonker, Willow Springs, exceeded posted speed limit
Chan O Young, Lagrange, Mo., exceeded posted speed limit
Justin Travis Wade, Willow Springs, exceeded posted speed limit
Jorge Bautista-Alavez, Marbleton, Ga., exceeded posted speed limit
Amber Louise Shields, Summersville, failure to maintain financial responsibility
Courtney Kay Hasner, Raleigh, NC, stop sign violation, driving while suspended/revoked
Tina Marie Brummitt, Willow Springs, failed to register vehicle
Heather Marie King, West Plains, failed to register vehicle
Natosha L Courtney, Jackson, Miss., exceeded posted speed limit
Betsy R Tanski, Highlandville, exceeded posted speed limit
Jay Danial Larmore, West Plains, exceeded posted speed limit
Ronda S Snyder, Mountain View, exceeded posted speed limit
Sheryl Nmi Cook, Bentonville, Alaska, exceeded posted speed limit
Matthew B Flickner, Shawnee, Kan., exceeded posted speed limit
Candice Marie Dickman, Willow Springs, failure to maintain financial responsibility, driving while suspended/revoked
Anthony David Barton, Willow Springs, defective equipment
Jasper L Menzel, Willow Springs, no valid license
A woman called the police department to report an incident at her residence
Officer Ben Bishop received a report of a suspicious person with a Mercedes Benz at the First Baptist Church on North Harris Street.
A woman spoke to Chief Bryan Hogan to report items stolen from her home.
An officer took a report for harassment.
Dollar General reported a theft, and an officer took the report.
The police department received a report from a woman stating that someone is stealing from her.
Calls for Service
Officers found a bicycle in the median of U.S. 60/63 just west of Burnham Road. The bicycle was tagged and is held in the Willow Springs Police Department.
The police department received a call from Howell County 911 reporting two dogs that had killed at least three chickens. One dog was a collie mix and the other dog was an unknown breed. Sergeant Michael Huffman responded and reported that the dogs had run off, but he would try to locate them.
A woman called the police department to report her husband had not arrived with their child at Snappy Mart after visitation. When the officer arrived on site, the woman had already left.
The police department performed a wellbeing check on a woman on West Walnut. When the officer arrived, the woman stated she was out of minutes on her phone to make contact.
The police department received a report of a vehicle fire. When the officer arrived, he found the vehicle had just overheated.
The department received a report of disturbance at the Snappy Mart. All parties involved went to the police station to complete statements.
The department received a report of fireworks at the Snappy Mart. Teenagers on the scene were advised to cease or be cited.
The police department received a report of a stolen vehicle at G&W. Officers arrived on site and contacted the vehicle’s owner. The vehicle had not been driven and the subject had walked to the store.
The police department responded to a residence on Corn Avenue for an attempted burglary.
The police department received a report of a suspicious person on a moped near Dollar General. An officer checked the area but was unable to locate the individual.
911 dispatch contacted the department regarding a child custody issue at Snappy Mart. An officer made contact with a woman who explained her ex-husband had verbally refused to return their son at the agreed time on the court documents. The officer explained that at this point there was no crime, but if the ex-husband did not return the child, she would need to contact Texas County since his address is located out of the police department’s jurisdiction.
The police department responded to a residence on East Valley Street for a domestic disturbance. The woman causing the issue was asked to leave and left without further incident.
The police department responded to a report of an intoxicated, suicidal man at the Sunshine Village. An officer spoke with the man, and he did not appear suicidal. The man stated that he did not need medical attention and he was going to bed.
The police department was dispatched to a residence on North Center Street for a report of a mother and daughter yelling at each other. The officer spoke to both mother and daughter, and they agreed that they would compromise and solve the issues at hand.
An individual called the police department stating that someone has been tampering with their home alarm system overnight. An officer checked the alarm system and verified it is working. The officer also spoke with the individual’s daughter to confirm all is well.
A woman came to the police department to register her dog.
A woman called the police department for Chief Bryan Hogan about a break in report. A message was taken for Chief Hogan.
The police department received a call from 911 for a wellbeing check at the Willow Springs Laundromat. An officer made contact with the woman who stated she was homeless. The officer then transported her to the Ridge Crest Hotel in West Plains.
The police department received a call from 911 stating a Highway Patrol Trooper was asking for assistance at the four way stop. The trooper encountered a group of children who had lost two of the children in their group. Once on scene, the officer and trooper located the other two children. The children were escorted home, and contact was made with their parents.
The police department responded to an accident report including tractor trailers at the Love’s Truck Stop. Once on scene, the responding officer spoke with one of the drivers. The driver stated that the accident occurred a while earlier, and both drivers had already spoken to their insurance and their driving companies. The driver further stated he did not need a report.
Missouri Highway Patrol Troop G requested assistance from the police department for a vehicle with a flat tire on westbound Highway 60. The driver did not have any tools, and the responding officer brought a tire tool and jack to the scene. Upon arrival, the officer found another vehicle that was disabled. The second vehicle was towed by Fosters Towing at the owner’s request.
A man flagged down an officer to report there was debris in the road in front of Subway. Willow Springs Fire Department was contacted and the debris was cleared.
The police department performed a wellbeing check on a woman at the Comfort Inn. An officer spoke with the woman, and she stated she was ok.
Texas County Sheriff’s office requested the police department to perform a well being check on a child on Lance Lane. The child was not at the residence, but was found safe at her father’s residence on Pine Street.
911 Dispatch requested an officer go by Two Old Goats Antiques for an alarm. The officer did not find any problems at the location.
An officer found an abandoned vehicle at the MidWest Walnut’s employee parking lot. The officer tagged the vehicle.
An individual contacted the police department to report neighbors yelling at each other over a loose dog. The caller did not want the police department to contact the neighbor, just to document the disturbance. Animal Control had been to the location before.
Animal Control was dispatched to the Comfort Inn to return a dog to a previous guest. The dog was returned to the family.
Animal Control responded to a call for a stray Akita puppy that appeared to have broken its collar. The caller indicated he had found the owner and she was going to come get the dog.
The police department was requested to assist the Department of Family Services with a child placement.
An officer was dispatched to a residence on West Fourth Street for a disturbance. The owner of the residence asked that the officer cite the trespassing party who was causing the disturbance.
911 Dispatch requested an officer to make contact with a woman on Lance Lane. An officer called the woman and she asked if someone could bring her a gatorade, because she was feeling sick.
Animal Control was called to North Center Street for two beagles that were on a front porch. The beagles were returned to their owner on West Fourth Street.