Court News

Josiah Wheat of Vanzant is now in the custody of the Missouri Department of Mental Health after he was found mentally incompetent to stand trial in connection with a 2017 case in which he is accused of beating several puppies to death with a baseball bat and posting a video of the incident to...

Angaline Ryan
Angaline Ryan, 60, of West Plains was recently found guilty by a Texas County jury of armed criminal action and first-degree assault in connection with the April 13, 2015, ambush-style shooting of her ex-daughter-in-law, Tammy Hathcock. According to the West Plains Daily Quill, the jury in the case...
Barry Scott Brown, 54, of Caulfield is currently being held in the Ozark County Jail on a $100,000 cash only bond after allegedly holding his wife at gunpoint with a shotgun and holding her 9-year-old son at gunpoint with an "Uzi-type firearm." Brown also reportedly discharged the shotgun once...
Circuit Judge Craig Carter ruled on 45 cases during the March 7 Law Day. The criminal cases are summarized here. Cases that reached dispositionCorbin Anderson pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was given a five-year suspended imposition of sentence pursuant to a plea...

Derek Beaver. Ozark County Jail photo.
UPDATE 3/01/18: Online court records show that Derek Beaver was released from custody Tuesday on a supervised bond after appearing in court with defense attorney C. Lee Pipkins.     After spending the weekend in the Ozark County Jail with a $100,000 cash-only bond, a Bakersfield High School senior...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Depart-ment or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911.     Feb. 12 3:50 p.m. – Reporting party said he was run off the roadway on Highway 160 by another vehicle 1 mile west of Hardenville. No injuries, no property...
Ozark County Circuit Judge Craig Carter processed a total of nine civil cases and 35 criminal cases during the Feb. 7 session of Ozark County Law Day. The criminal cases are listed below. Plea and sentencing hearingsSharlene N. Deever pleaded guilty to possession of any controlled substance other...

One of Ashley Pendergrass’s black cows with an orange ear tag. On Nov. 29, 2017, Pendergrass reported that 23 head of cattle were missing from his farm near County Road 544 and V Highway in the Caulfield area.
The Ozark County Sheriff’s Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol Rural Crimes Investigative Unit continue to investigate the suspected theft of 23 head of cattle from the Ashley Pendergrass farm between Caulfield and Bakersfield. Pendergrass last saw his missing cattle on Oct. 18 of last...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Depart-ment or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911.   Jan. 29 3:44 a.m. – Medical: 84-year-old female fell. Ozark County Ambulance responded. Patient transported to Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. 9:33 a.m...

One of Ashley Pendergrass’s black cows with an orange ear tag. On Nov. 29, 2017, Pendergrass reported that 23 head of cattle were missing from his farm near County Road 544 and V Highway in the Caulfield area.
The Ozark County Sheriff’s Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol Rural Crimes Investigative Unit continue to investigate the suspected theft of 23 head of cattle from the Ashley Pendergrass farm between Caulfield and Bakersfield. Pendergrass last saw his missing cattle on Oct. 18 of last...

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