Gary Lee Simmons, 33, Alton, was arrested at 6:21 p.m. Tuesday on First Street on a Houston charge of failure to appear. He was held on $526 bail and released to the Houston Police Department.

Levi Eugene Kaut, 23, Vonallmen Lane, was arrested at 5:57 p.m. Tuesday at the Mtn. View Police Department on a charge of nonsupport and released on $500 bail. Deputy H.D. Reid.

Barbra Lynnette Newton, 41, Olden Street, was arrested at 4:18 p.m. Tuesday at the probation office on a Douglas County charge of failure to appear on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. She is held without bail. Deputy Nicholas Bruno.

Joanna Sue Fish, 61, Private Road 8060, was arrested at 10:03 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 14 on charges of failure to appear on a charge of possession of a controlled substance and other charges of failure to appear. She is held on $921.50 bail. Deputy Bruno.


A leather vest and motorcycle helmet were found at 2:28 p.m. Jan. 17 on County Road 1120 and turned in to the sheriff’s department to be placed in found property. Deputy Shannon Caldwell.

A woman reported at 8:51 a.m. Jan. 24 someone was interfering with child custody. A report has been forwarded to prosecutors. Deputy Caldwell.

Deputy Bruce Sortman reported at 2:49 p.m. Jan. 24 he was dispatched to a home on County Road 1580 regarding a domestic disturbance. Both of the people involved agreed to separate for the evening.

Deputy Sortman reported at 10:39 a.m. Jan. 25 he was dispatched to a home on VV Highway regarding a report a man had assaulted another man and a woman, then left the house. Charges are pending.

Don Curtis O’Conner, 31, AP Highway, reported at 11:06 p.m. Jan. 26 some items had been stolen. The items were later recovered and returned to the owner. A suspect is sought and the case remains open. Deputy Seth Smith.

Kathy Lou Rumbaoa, 73, JJ Highway, reported at 10:05 a.m. Jan. 27 someone had damaged a garage door, value $300, in an attempt to gain entry. Deputy Caldwell.

Don L. Hawkins, 69, K Highway, reported his mailbox had been stolen sometime in the previous 10 days. Deputy Caldwell.

Deputies were dispatched at 11:41 a.m. Jan. 31 to a home on County Road 5900 regarding a deceased individual. A 91-year-old man was found deceased and an investigation was conducted. Deputy Buddy Thompson.

An employee of Barker’s Hilltop Package Store on Highway 17 reported at 1:44 p.m. Friday someone had used two counterfeit $10 bills to make a purchase. Deputy Caldwell.

Michael Dean White, 68, Willow Springs, reported at 10:18 a.m. Sunday a trailer had been stolen the night before and located off of HH Highway. The incident is under investigation. Deputy Sortman.

Teri E. Zeman, 61, Private Road 6895, reported at 1:32 p.m. Sunday her checks had been stolen and were being used by someone else without her permission. Deputy Rick Fox.

A woman reported at 8:19 a.m. Monday she had been denied visitation with her children in violation of a court ordered custody agreement. Deputy Caldwell.

Deputy Sortman reported at 5:09 p.m. Monday he responded to a home on County Road 9640 regarding a domestic altercation. Two men said they had been in an argument but agreed to separate for the evening. Deputy Rick Fox.

Donald Wayne Peoples, 60, Highway 14, reported at 10:06 p.m. Monday someone had broken into his home and taken several hundred dollars worth of cash. Deputy Sortman.

A 23-year-old Willow Springs man was reported missing by father at 6:49 a.m. Tuesday and was later located in Willow Springs. Deputy Caldwell.

Deputy Bruno reported at 7:22 p.m. Wednesday he was dispatched to a home on County Road 2120 regarding a domestic disturbance. No charges were filed.

Michelle D. Shelton, 42, County Road 7790, reported at 12:44 p.m. Thursday her gold 2006 Mazda 6, valued at $5,000, had been taken by a person she knows and not returned after several days. It has been entered into law enforcement databases as a stolen vehicle. Deputy Caldwell.

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