Owensville Police, along with the Juvenile Office, is finishing up the investigation of felony property damage from graffiti that has occurred over the past several months at Winter Park, according …
Owensville Police, along with the Juvenile Office, is finishing up the investigation of felony property damage from graffiti that has occurred over the past several months at Winter Park, according to City Marshal Robert Rickerd.
Two juveniles, with the possibility of several more, have been identified; however, the investigation is still open and ongoing, according to Rickerd. Police have also handled the following investigations and arrests since Nov. 1.
• Nov. 1: Owensville police responded to the commuter parking lot in reference to theft and property damage involving Shade Tree Service. Items were taken from the vehicles and minor damage was reported to the vehicles. An investigation continues.
• Nov. 1: Brenn Finley, school resource officer, took several reports alleging educational neglect. Investigation to continue with assistance of the school’s family liaison.
• Nov. 4: Police took a report on allegations of child abuse/neglect at Owensville Trailer Court. After investigation by OPD and the Children’s Division, two children were taken into temporary custody pending further investigation.
• Nov. 5: OPD responded that evening to a residence on Highway 28 for a domestic in progress. A female subject that had previously trespassed on this property was back violating a no trespassing order. The female suspect left the scene prior to the officers’ arrival. Three summons was issued to the suspect by mail for Municipal Court.
• Nov. 8: OPD responded that morning to the 900 block of North Maple in reference to vicious dog/dog at large. The owner was able to control their dog and secure it within their property; however, after further investigation it was determined the dog’s owner had been cited months ago for a dog at large through city court. Additional summonses were issued for this and a Nov. 9 incident.
• Nov. 11: At approximately 1 a.m., OPD was on patrol on Highway 28 near 19 North and observed a dark blue Dodge passenger vehicle with a registration violation. A vehicle stop was conducted and the driver, identified as Taylor Martinez, 28, had active Maries County warrants out for his arrest alleging failure to appear in court for driving while suspended ($100 cash-only bond), and possession of a controlled substance/paraphernalia (no bond). He also had Owensville court warrants for failure to appear on failure to register a motor vehicle ($85 cash-only bond), fail to appear receiving stolen property ($200 cash-only bond), fail to appear no insurance ($109.50 cash only), and fail to appear display plates of another ($85 cash only). He was also wanted on a Gasconade County warrant for marijuana possession with a $2,500 cash or surety bond required. Martinez was transported to the Maries County jail in Vienna.
• Nov. 11: OPD conducted an early-morning traffic stop for suspicious activity in a business district. The driver, identified as Nicholas Zimmer, 31, had active warrants out of Owensville Police Department on failure to appear on a traffic violation. Zimmer posted the $83 cash-only bond and was released.
• Nov. 11: OPD conducted an evening traffic stop on a vehicle for defective equipment. The driver, identified as Zachariah Duggan, 40, had active St. James warrant alleging failure to appear for a non-moving violation which carried a $129 cash-only bond. Duggan was cited for having a revoked drivers license through city court.
• Nov. 11: Nikolas Tanner, 24, turned himself in on an active warrant out of Laclede County for failure to appear on a moving violation. He posted a $300 cash bond and was released.
• Nov. 11: OPD was notified the Gasconade County Sheriff’s Department had arrested William Kirkland, 54, for an active failure to appear warrant through city court. He was unable to post bond and was transported to the Osage County Jail.
• Nov. 12: OPD responded to Walmart for a trespassing report. Lucifer Stahl,29, and Danielle Taylor, 38, had allegedly previously trespassed on the property. Both suspects were issued citations for trespassing through city court.
• Nov. 16: OPD took a report of multiple storage shed break-ins over the past several weeks at H&M Storage on L&D Drive. An investigation continues.