SHERIFF’S REPORT June 29 - July 7

To contact the Ozark County Sheriff's Department or other emergency-responding agencies, call 417-679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911.

June 29
9:06 a.m. – Medical: 67-year-old male says he is dying. Ozark County Ambulance, Lick Creek VFD, Air Evac responded. Air Evac was canceled.
10:59 a.m. – Medical: 15-year-old female has numbness on the left side. Cox Ambulance in route from Ava.
11:10 a.m. – Caller on County Road 310 reported someone on her front porch. Handled by OCSD officer.
12:31 p.m. – Medical: 47-year-old male is dizzy and not feeling well. OCA responded.
1:21 p.m. – Lift assistance needed; help is needed in getting person in house after surgery. Dispatch called Howell County 911 to tone out Caulfield VFD first responders; also toned out Tecumseh VFD first responders.  
3:21 p.m. – Medical: 62-year-old has racing heart, bloody nose and headaches. OCA, Bakersfield VFD VFD responded.
8:18 p.m. – Traffic stop in Udall. Handled by officer.
9:27 p.m. – Reporting party says he has on camera someone going in his stack yard where all his hay is. Wanted it on record for now.
11:14 p.m. – Medical: 45-year-old is having possible heart attack – chest pains and left arm hurts. OCA responded; patient transported to Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas.
11:18 p.m. – Three teenagers are reportedly stumbling around in middle of the road on Tecumseh Curves. OCSD rendered assistance.

June 30
12:08 a.m. – OCSD assisted Missouri State Highway Patrol on Highway 160 near Dollar General.
12:45 a.m. – Abandoned vehicle reported on J Highway.
6:27 a.m. – Medical: 58-year-old female has high blood pressure. OCA responded; patient transported to BRMC.
6:48 a.m. – Reporting party says a truck tire is lying in his stack yard with an envelope in it, and he thinks a person is trying to catch it on fire. RP says person is also cutting timber on his property. OCSD rendered assistance.
7:50 a.m. – Medical: 73-year-old female fell out of bed and is incoherent. OCA, Lick Creek VFD responded. Patient was transported by private vehicle.
8:05 a.m. – Cow reported in road on Highway PP near County Road 318. OCSD rendered assistance.
9:19 a.m. – Medical: 79-year-old female has difficulty breathing, a-fib, COPD and is on oxygen. OCA, Theodosia Area VFD, Air Evac responded; patient transported to BRMC.
9:34 a.m. – Medical: 62-year-old male is having possible stroke. Cox Ambulance Aircare, Theodosia Area VFD responded. Patient transported.
9:42 a.m. – Ford vehicle is in ditch on County Road 154 and has blood on driver's side, but no one is around. MSHP, Caney Mountain VFD, Duke's Towing responded.
10:18 a.m. – Disturbance reported at auction on Highway 5 north. OCSD rendered assistance.
10:43 a.m. – Reporting party lost a dark-brown / white / tan Australian shepherd with an American flag leash in area near Lick Creek Bullseye and Mansfield Building Supply.
11:04 a.m. – Medical: subject has minor injuries from vehicle accident on County Road 154. OCA, Caney Mountain VFD responded. Patient transported to Ozark Medical Center in West Plains.
12:15 p.m. – Suspected fraud: subject is cashing grandmother's checks at Town & Country Supermarket, and the signature looks different than normal. OCSD rendered assistance.
12:33 p.m. – Person needs diabetic needles to be disposed of. Officer collected needles for disposal.
3:07 and 3:12 p.m. – Boat motor is on fire at Theodosia boat ramp. Theodosia Area VFD responded.
3:19 and 3:20 p.m. – Medical: male subject was beaten up by four guys at Patrick Bridge. OCA, Tecumseh VFD, OCSD responded; report taken.
7:22 p.m. – Caller reported a disturbance on County Road 835. OCSD responded; 12-hour rule instated.

July 1
12:56 a.m. – Caller believes people are shining lights in his windows on County Road 131. OCSD rendered assistance; caller left residence for the night.
3:45 a.m. – Traffic stop behind old flea market in Hardenville. Citation issued; court date set for 9 a.m. Sept. 11.
5:57 a.m. – Traffic stop at Highway 160 and 5 north. OCSD rendered assistance.
8:26 a.m. – Caller reported tree across both traffic lanes on Highway 181 one mile south of Hodgson Mill. Missouri Department of Transportation and Dora VFD responded.
10:49 a.m. – Security arm activated on Nash Drive. Keyholder was contacted and arrived on scene with a deputy. It was confirmed that all was secure.
11:53 p.m. – Reporting party and another male subject were in a physical altercation at a church. Reporting party contacted sheriff, wanting it on record.
12:34 p.m. – Reporting party said his rental property has been damaged and items have been stolen. OCSD rendered assistance.
3:56 p.m. – Reporting party's son threw the remote through the TV on County Road 806. OCSD responded; parties were separated and 12-hour rule was instated. Son is going to a friend's house to call his mother.
4:28 p.m. – Reporting party lost a 7-month-old German shepherd name Baldur on County Road 122. Wanted it on record in case it's found.
4:56 and 5 p.m. – Two-vehicle accident on County Road 511, no injuries. MSHP was notified.
5:17 p.m. – Caller said a 60-year-old balding male wearing a white shirt and shorts assaulted a store employee at Dollar General, threw her phone across the store and also threw various merchandise off the counter. Report taken.
6:01 p.m. – A drunk couple were verbally fighting at Dawt Mill. The female was walking into occupied cabins, asking to borrow a phone. OCSD rendered assistance. Subjects got a ride.
8:20 p.m. – Caller said under-age youths dragged a passed-out friend into a white Chevy Avalance and left Hammond Camp on Highway CC in an unknown direction of travel. OCSD rendered assistance; Howell County was notified.
9:40 p.m. – Medical: 21-yaer-old female is having severe chest pains. OCA, Theodosia Area VFD responded. Patient was transported to OMC.
9:47 p.m. – Medical: 85-year-old male has GI bleed and needs to go to BRMC. Taney County ambulance responded in mutual aid.
10:17 p.m. – Reporting party said her sister and her husband had split up and reporting party is concerned. OCSD rendered assistance; officer spoke to reporting party on phone.
10:37 pm. – Reporting party on Highway 181 received a text station someone had shot and killed himself with a pistol. OCSD rendered assistance; subject is very much alive.
10:55 p.m. – OCSD assisted MSHP at Bullseye.
10:57 p.m. – Reporting party says subject is at her house saying he is going to kill himself in front of her. OCSD rendered assistance; subject left area.
11:07 p.m. – Traffic stop near high school.
11:10 p.m. – Caller on Highway 181 said step-dad is beating Mom and trying to take the baby sister. OCSD rendered assistance; parties have separated.
11:58 p.m. – West Plains Police Department reported a careless and imprudent, intoxicated driver a blue Town & Country van. WPPD said subject was involved ina  physical domestic incident earlier that night in West Plains.
July 2
12:35 a.m. – Caller said a subject is sending texts to him. OCSD rendered assistance; subject was not a residence.
12:43 a.m. – Caller said a suspicious person is sitting behind the Bullseye store.
1:52 a.m. – Reporting party, referring to a domestic incident earlier in the night, said husband was headed back to the residence. OCSD responded; subject was not a residence. He was found at 2:28 a.m. One subject was transported.
3:30 a.m. – Medical: 76-year-old female is cold, has chest pain and back pain. OCA responded; patient transported to OMC.
5:21 a.m. – Medical: 95-year-old female has back pain and can't walk. OCA responded. Patient transported to OMC.
6:38 a.m. – Caller said a person is camping out behind Bullseye. OCSD rendered assistance, provided courtesy ride to state line.

July 3
12:23 a.m. – OCSD rendered assistance in traffic stop at Highway 160 and 5 south.
8:16 a.m. – Prisoner transport: Robert Peat, Greene County Jail.
10:28 a.m. – Medical: 94-year-old female's feeding tube came out. OCSD called Howell County 911 to tone out Caulfield VFD. Patient transported to BRMC.
12:50 p.m. – Medical: 86-year-old male pushed help button but no response from person to reporting party. OCA and Bakersfield VFD responded. Hit button needing lift assistance.
1:43 p.m. – Reporting party on County Road 342 had someone staying there, and when they left he noticed everything was gone. Officer spoke with reporting party on phone.
2:21 p.m. – Well-being / security check. Subject needs to call OMC at specified number. Handled by OCSD officer.
3:07 p.m. – Reporting party in Wasola said someone swapped his laptop with her laptop in her carrying case and left. OCSD rendered assistance.
7:26 p.m. – Disturbance: Reporting party would like daughter's male friend removed from property. He is drunk and being a nuisance. OCSD responded. Subject had left; twelve-hour was instated.
7:52 p.m. – Two people injured in ATV wreck at Cloud 9 Ranch. MSHP, OCA, Air Evac responded. Both patients were transported to Cox South Hospital in Springfield.
7:56 p.m. – Traffic stop at Highways 160 and 181. OCSD rendered assistance.
8:18 p.m. – Caller on County Road 155 said a dark-colored Dodge truck with loud pipes and "deuces" on back is speeding up and down the road, revving the engine. OCSD rendered assistance.

July 4
3:11 a.m. – Reporting party says her security alarm went off. She is in her bedroom, asking that a deputy check in and around her house on Sims Road. Reporting party stayed on the phone with dispatcher and checked throughout the house. She said everything is secure, and no one else is in the home. Deputy canceled.
7:27 a.m. – Medical: elderly woman passed out on table and reporting party cannot get her awake. OCA, Thornfield VFD and Air Evac were dispatched. At 7:33 they were canceled when reporting party said th woman woke up.
9:21 a.m. – Reporting party said computer services called and wanted money after they hacked her computer. Reporting party did not send them money. She was given the number of the attorney general to call and report the scam.
2:28 p.m. – Reporting party on Hillside Drive said a woman is "raising hell" with him. Handled by OCSD officer.
5:38 p.m. – Vehicle accident: Chevy Equinox ran off side of the road on the Tecumseh curves; driver and passenger have sore necks.  Tecumseh VFD, Lick Creek VFD, MSHP, OCA responded.
7:25 p.m. – Reporting party said an 18-year-old male is throwing rocks at people and cars at Patrick Bridge. Female said the subject had tried to drown her. Second caller said a man was trying to get in her car, saying someone was trying to kill him with rocks. OCSD responded; subject was transported.

July 5
2:09 a.m. – Well-being / security check. Reporting party is concerned for her sister, who said she was leaving her boyfriend and now will not answer her phone. Checked OK; sister made contact with reporting party.
7:09 a.m. – Smoke alarm is beeping on County Road 639B. Theodosia Area VFD responded.
8:01 a.m. – Medical: 74-year-old female is having trouble breathing. OCA, Theodosia Area VFD and Air Evac responded. Patient transported to Cox South in Springfield.
8:21 a.m. – Tree is across roadway on Highway 160. Tecumseh VFD and MoDOT responded.
8:26 a.m. – Reporting party needs her sister lifted off floor. Caney Mountain VFD and Gainesville VFD responded and requested ambulance. Cox Ambulance en route.
9:16 a.m. – Three bulls are out on Highway 5 just south of Highway 95 north. OCSD rendered assistance. Left message for owner.
12:15 p.m. – Douglas County reported that fugitive Dustin Huff as seen in a white flat-bed truck, unknown make, traveling on Douglas County Road 412 off JJ Highway. May be headed to Theodosia.
12:34 and 12:53 p.m. – Medical: 26-year-old male was bitten by a rattlesnake. OCA and Theodosia Area VFD responded. Air Evac was contacted but had 29-minute ETA. Air Eva canceled.
12:45 p.m. – 14-year-old male is missing. Theodosia Area VFD responded; boy was found.

July 6
2:19 a.m. – Physical domestic incident. Caller says husband is beating her. OCSD rendered assistance. One person transported.
6:39 a.m. – Lift assistance needed on Highway 181. Caney Mountain VFD responded with Gainesville VFD in mutual aid.
6:58 a.m. – Medical: 71-year-old female fell. OCA and Caney Mountain VFD responded.
7:03 a.m. – Caller on Bubba Drive said a Bostitch pancake compressor has been taken; cable over the road was locked. Wanted it on record. Caller's son will check later to see if anything else was taken.
8:03 a.m. – Caller hit deer last night with 2006 Ford Crown Victoria on Highway 160 in Theodosia, causing front-end damage. Wanted it on record for insurance.
1:45 p.m. – OCSD added Douglas County at county line.
2:04 p.m. – Reporting party said ex-husband is violating ex parte and calling her at work. OCSD rendered assistance.
7:53 p.m. – Medical: 75-year-old male has chest pain. OCA and Theodosia VFD responded. Patient transported to BRMC.
8:15 p.m. – Reporting party wants to press charges again his wife regarding early domestic incident. Report taken.
9:08 p.m. – Caller hit deer with 300 Chrysler on Highway 5 south. Needed it on record for insurance.
10:10 p.m. – Loud noise is waking up people at motel. Handled by officer.
10: 13 p.m. – Caller on County Road 101 said neighbors are shooting off fireworks, waking him up. Handled by officer.
10:58 p.m. – Traffic stop on Highway 160 west of Highway MM. Assistance rendered.

July 7
5:30 a.m. – Medical: 81-year-old male is having trouble breathing. OCA and Theodosia Area VFD responded. Patient transport to BRMC.
9:45 a.m. – Medical: 85-year-old female has dislocated hip. OCA and Thornfield VFD responded. Patient transported to BRMC.
10:20 a.m. – Reporting party on County Road 578 said she rented a movie from Redbox and was charged multiple times for a late fee, although she only had it for two extra days. She has also contacted Redbox. Wants it on record at this time, unless more charges are incurred.
2:07 p.m. – Medical: 30-year-old male is having possible heat stroke. Is nonresponsive but breathing. OCA and Theodosia Area VFD responded.
3:55 p.m. – Several 911 calls came in about a brush fire on H Highway. Tecumseh VFD responded.

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