CIRCUIT COURT ACTIONS

The following actions were taken last week in Polk County Circuit Court. Dollar amounts listed are for fines only; court costs are in addition to the fine. Amended charges were amended by the prosecutor.

Cases heard by Associate Circuit Judge John C. Porter:

Robert Allen Moore, Republic, born 1974; class D felony possession of controlled substance; suspended imposition of sentence, five year supervised probation.

Tracy Lea Schulz, Nixa, born 1969; two counts class D felony possession of controlled substance; suspended imposition of sentence, five years supervised probation.

Justin Dale Ward, Bolivar, born 1990; class E felony operated vehicle without license and resisting arrest; four years prison on each count, to be served concurrently; probation violation; probation revoked and ordered to serve previously suspended four-year prison sentence. Ward was originally placed on probation in July 2018 for class E felony operated vehicle without license.

Cases heard by Associate Circuit Judge Elizabeth V. Rohrs:

Kevin Scott Wells, Brighton, born 1971; class C felony possession of controlled substance; six years prison, suspended, five years supervised probation; class D and class E felonies operated vehicle without license; suspended imposition of sentence, five year supervised probation.

 

 

CRIMINAL CHARGES

The following new felony charges have been filed in Polk County Circuit Court:

Terry L. Fryman, 45, Bolivar; class C felony delivery of controlled substance, class D felony possession of controlled substance, class E felony unlawful use of a weapon, class D felony unlawful possession of a firearm, class D felony first-degree endangering the welfare of a child involving drugs — first offense; warrant served; $100,000 bond. 

Lisa A. Alff, born 1988, Bolivar; class D felony stealing — $750 or more (2), class D felony second-degree burglary; summons issued; due in court July 3. 

Edward T. Hargrave, born 1983, Bolivar; class E felony operated vehicle on highway without a valid license; arraignment set for July 24. 

Katelyn Thurman, born 1995, Bolivar; class D felony unlawfully receiving public benefits/EBT card — $750 or more, class D felony stealing — $750 or more; summons issued; due in court July 3. 

Theodore Wallace Harpool, born 1969, Osceola; class E felony passing bad check (2); warrant issued; $25,000 bond. 

John Francis Ryan III, born 1983, Bolivar; class E felony unlawful use of a weapon, class E felony resisting arrest; summons issued; due in court July 10.  

 

CIVIL ACTIONS

The following civil suits have been disposed in Polk County Circuit Court with Associate Circuit Judge Elizabeth V. Rohrs (unless otherwise noted) presiding:

LVNV Funding LLC, Greenville, South Carolina, vs. Crystal Nicole Booth, Bolivar; suit on account: default judgment against Booth for $662 and 9-percent annual interest, plus court costs.

Brittany Lynn Summers, Stockton, vs. Craig Randall Hargus, Morrisville; motion to modify; modification granted.

MSW Capital LLC, Basking Ridge, New Jersey, vs. Edward R. Lamke, Goodson; suit on account; default judgment against Lamke for $925 and 9-percent annual interest, plus court costs.

Timothy Edward Bostwick, Bolivar; adult abuse, stalking; consent judgment against Bostwick; full order of protection ordered.

Discover Bank, Bentonville, Arkansas, vs. Gary Jordan; breach of contract; change of venue granted.

Portfolio Recovery Associate LL vs. Kayla Spurlock; breach of contract; dismissed by parties.

Heights Finance Corporation vs. Jamie W. Williams; breach of contract; dismissed by parties.

Onemain Financial Services Inc. vs. James A. Sass; promissory note; dismissed by parties.

LVNV Funding LLC vs. Jonathan Slagle; suit on account; dismissed by court without prejudice.

Midland Funding LLC vs. Stacy Randolph; suit on account; dismissed by court with prejudice.

 

CIVIL PETITIONS

The following civil cases have been filed in Polk County Circuit Court:

Synchrony Bank vs. Christine Painter; breach of contract.

Midland Funding LLC vs. Jessica Caudle; suit on account.

Midland Funding LLC vs. Carl Burnett; suit on account.

Crown Asset Management LLC vs. Gareth J. Brixey; breach of contract.

State vs. Benjamin R. Vickers; motion to withdraw guilty plea.

Tony R. Pickrell vs. Teresa Morris-Pickrell; small claims over $100.

Commerce Bank vs. James Peacock; breach of contract.

Lester E. Cox Medical Center vs. Dennis R. Gaddy et al; breach of contract.

Kerry Patrick Douglas vs. Country Construction et al; quiet title.

 

 

DISSOLUTIONS

The following dissolutions of marriage have been granted in Polk County Circuit Court:

Shaley Renee Bayer and James Bayer.

Kyle E. Bills and Suzanne M. Bills.

Noah Anthony McComas and Layne E. McComas.

Gary Dwain Polk and Tracy Polk.

Sharron K. Kennedy and Buddy A. Kennedy.

 

POLICE REPORTS

The Bolivar Police Department released the following reports for:

Saturday, March 30

  • A physical altercation was reported in the 1100 block of South Carl Avenue. 
  • Tampering with a utility was reported in the 1200 block of West Maupin Avenue. 
  • Theft was reported in the 2400 block of South Springfield Avenue. 
  • Theft was reported in the 2400 block of South Springfield Avenue. 
  • Assault was reported in the 1400 block of Lakewood Court. 
  • Matthew Phillip Crane, 33, was arrested on a warrant near South Springfield Avenue and East Aldrich Road.  

 

Sunday, March 31

  • Domestic assault was reported near the 700 block of East Locust Street. 
  • Shoplifting was reported in the 2000 block of South Springfield Avenue. 
  • Credit card fraud was reported in the 2400 block of South Springfield Avenue. 
  • A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault on West Walnut Street. 
  • A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting on South Springfield Avenue. 
  • A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting on South Springfield Avenue. 

 

Monday, April 1

  • An 18-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of domestic assault in the 1100 block of West Fair Play Street. 
  • A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving while suspended or revoked on West Broadway Street and North Missouri Avenue. 

 

Tuesday, April 2

  • Theft was reported in the 600 block of North Pike Avenue. 
  • Theft was reported in the 300 block of West Olive Street.
  • Cardiac arrest, non-suspicious death, was reported in the 300 block of North Benton Avenue. 
  • A 24-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of assault on East Locust Street. 

 

Wednesday, April 3

  • Domestic assault was reported in the 1800 block of South Wommack Avenue. 

 

Thursday, April 4

  • Theft was reported in the 900 block of West Aldrich Road. 
  • A runaway was reported in the 1800 block of East Division Street. The person was found.

 

Friday, April 5

  • Leaving the scene of an accident was reported in the 200 block of West Walnut Street. 
  • Raymond Lee Easter, 32, was arrested on a warrant near Missouri Street and Buffalo Road. 

 

Saturday, April 6

  • A man was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting after officers responded for a report of shoplifting in the 2400 block of South Springfield Avenue. 
  • Randy Eugene Williams, 41, was arrested on a warrant in Brighton. 

 

Sunday, April 7

  • Theft was reported in the 500 block of North Water Avenue.
  • A 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of domestic assault in the 1900 block of South Wommack Avenue. 
  • Theft was reported near the 600 block of West Buffalo Street.
  • Officers conducted a mental health check on South Lillian Avenue. 
  • Past domestic assault was reported in the 400 block of South Chicago Avenue. 
  • Past burglary was reported in the 900 block of South Albany Street. 
  • A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving while suspended or revoked near Albany Street and Locust. 
  • A 17-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting on South Springfield Avenue. 
  • Shane Thomas Cargle, 32, was arrested on a warrant on South Springfield Avenue. 
  • Cassie L. Cargle, 29, was arrested on a warrant on South Springfield Avenue. 

 

Monday, April 8

  • A man was transported for a medical evaluation after officers responded to South Springfield Avenue for a mental health check.
  • Burglary in progress was reported in the 700 block of San Martin Avenue. 
  • Past theft from a motor vehicle in the 1300 block of West Broadway Avenue was reported at the Bolivar Police Department. 
  • Theft was reported in the 2200 block of West College Street.   
  • Lane Cierley was arrested on suspicion of distribution of controlled substance, no valid operator’s license, possession of stolen property and outstanding warrants following a traffic stop in the area of Colgate and Mill. 
  • Past theft was reported on West Jefferson Street. 
  • Overdose was reported in the 1300 block of East Hughs Street. 
  • A 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of receiving stolen property near Colgate and Mill. 

 

Tuesday, April 9

  • Theft was reported near the 900 block of South Clark Avenue. 
  • A vehicle stolen from Cedar County was recovered in the 800 block of East Aldrich Road. 
  • A woman and man were arrested on suspicion of domestic assault after officers responded to the 800 block of South Lillian Avenue.
  • Theft was reported in the 300 block of East Broadway Street. 
  • A woman was transported for a medical evaluation after officers responded to the 900 block of South Lillian Avenue for a missing person. 
  • A 26-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of assault on West Locust Street. 

 

Wednesday, April 10

  • Officers located a missing person from Cass County. 
  • Theft was reported in the 1500 block of North Oakland Avenue. 
  • A mental health crisis involving a man was reported on West Fair Play Street. 
  • A fight was reported in the 200 block of West Auburn Street. 
  • Chelsea R. M. Ramon, 24, was arrested on a warrant on East Maupin Street. 

 

Thursday, April 11

  • Officers received a call back in reference to a theft. 
  • Stealing was reported on East College Street. 
  • Nichole E. Moorehead, 26, was arrested in Dallas County. 
  • James R. Weaver, 20, was arrested on a warrant on East Olive Street.  

 

Friday, April 12

  • Raymond Howard Dale Gardner, 23, was arrested on a warrant on West Walnut Street. 

 

SHERIFF’S REPORT

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports for:

Monday, May 6

  • Jail Capacity: 36
  • Inmates Incarcerated: 49
  • Katherine Dryer, 31, of Pleasant Hope was arrested on a warrant for delivering/possessing a controlled substance at a jail, driving while revoked/suspended, operating a vehicle with no insurance, possession of controlled substance and unlawful use of a weapon.
  • William Mandrell, 24, of Bolivar was arrested on a warrant for domestic assault.
  • Cristy Burk, 36, of Brookfield was arrested on a warrant for violating parole.
  • Ethan Farr, 28, of Bolivar was arrested on a warrant for violating parole.
  • Megan Vance, 22, of Bolivar was arrested on a warrant for property damage.
  • Jerry Hart, 46, of Bolivar was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear.
  • Deputies responded to the 1000 block of North Farm Road 115 for a burglary in progress.
  • Deputies responded to the 900 block of Mo. 32 for a suicidal subject.
  • Deputies responded to the 4000 block of South 30th Road for a dispute in progress.
  • Deputies responded to the 100 block of Mo. 215 for sexual misconduct.
  • Deputies responded to the 3000 block of South Springfield Avenue for vandalism.

 

Tuesday, May 7

  • Jail Capacity: 36
  • Inmates Incarcerated: 50
  • A 28-year-old Bolivar woman was arrested on suspicion of trespassing and possession of paraphernalia.
  • A 31-year-old Humansville man was arrested on suspicion of trespassing and possession of paraphernalia.
  • Mark Smith, 48, of Atchison, Kansas, was arrested on a warrant for failure to pay child support.
  • A 45-year-old Bolivar man was arrested on suspicion of possession of controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia.
  • A 23-year-old Bolivar woman was arrested on suspicion of possession of controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia.
  • Deputies responded to the 500 block of East Buffalo Street for a dispute in progress.
  • Deputies responded to the 2000 block of Rt. YY for theft.
  • Deputies responded to the 400 block of North Elm Street for a well-being check.
  • Deputies responded to the 5000 block of Rt. K for a domestic physical.
  • Deputies responded to the 4000 block of South 97th Road for harassment.

 

Wednesday, May 8

  • Jail Capacity: 36
  • Inmates Incarcerated: 48
  • Ronald Davidson, 48, of Lebanon was arrested on a warrant for violating parole.
  • Jay Moffett, 51, of Bolivar was arrested on a warrant for DWI.
  • Deputies responded to the 5000 block of South 222nd Road for a domestic physical.
  • Deputies responded to the 3000 block of Rt. P for theft.
  • Deputies responded to Mo. 32 and South 76th Road for a road hazard.
  • Deputies responded to East Buffalo Road and Mo. 32 for a slide off.

 

 

FOOD INSPECTIONS

The following food service establishments were inspected by the Polk County Health Center on the dates shown, and the following violations were noted (critical violations involve handling of food; non-critical violations primarily involve housekeeping issues):

 

Tuesday, April 29

  • Ball Family Cafe, 108 S. Ohio St., Humansville; routine; 1 critical; dishwasher not properly sanitizing; 1 non-critical; food items stored on floor in store room, corrected on site.
  • Deb’s Fresh Market, 201 Tilden, Humansville; routine; 1 critical; raw eggs stored above ready to eat foods, corrected on site; 2 non-critical; 1. Sanitizer test strips not present. 2. Floor in walk-in cooler in meat department dirty.
  • City of Bolivar Pool, 1710 W. Broadway, Bolivar; routine; 0 critical; 0 non-critical.

Wednesday, April 30

  • Dollar General, 212 S. Troost Ave, Fair Play; routine; 0 critical; 0 non-critical.
  • Fair Play School, 301 N. Walnut, Fair Play; routine;  0 critical; 0 non-critical.
  • Hannah’s General Store, 108 W. 1st St., Fair Play; routine; 0 critical; 2 non-critical; 1. Dirty behind equipment. 2. Food items opened and not properly sealed stored on shelf, corrected on site.
  • Cayman’s House of Hope, 311 N. Poplar St., Fair Play; routine; 0 critical; 0 non-critical.

Thursday, May 2

  • 3 G’s Frozen Custard, 123 E. Broadway, Bolivar; routine; 0 critical; 0 non-critical.

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