CRIMINAL CHARGES

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

James Kenneth Twyford, born 1970, Bolivar; class D felony second-degree kidnapping, class E felony third-degree domestic assault; warrant served; $75,000 bond; due in court May 15.

Kenneth Wayne Ford, born 1963, Tunas; class D felony possession of controlled substance; summons issued; due in court May 29. 

Benjamin Johnson, born 1977, Stockton; class E felony passing bad check; summons issued; due in court May 29. 

Hunter Macoy Walters, born 1966, Raymore; class D felony receiving stolen property (2); summons issued; due in court May 22. 

Brandy Eugenia Grisham, born 1999, Morrisville; class D felony delivery of controlled substance at county jail; summons issued; due in court May 22. 

Kyron Lee Collier Stillwell, born 1992, Odessa; class C felony delivery of controlled substance; summons issued; due in court May 22. 

Robert Lloyd Doehring, born 1987, Pleasant Hope; class E felony passing bad check (2); summons issued; due in court May 22. 

CIVIL PETITIONS

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

Christie R. Foster vs. Walter J. Walker; family access motion.

Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC vs. Shelly Ashley; suit on account.

Colby Davison Trucking LLC vs. Bobbie Davison; miscellaneous associate civil — other.

William D. King vs. Missouri Department of Revenue; limited driving privileges.

H&M Properties and Investments vs. Kevin L. Dent et al; rent and possession.

Brandi Willis vs. Justin Swofford; administrative order.

Scott L. Dennis et al vs. Ryan Ehbrecht et al; rent and possession.

Barclays Bank Delaware vs. Mason Yelton; suit on account.

First Book Investments LLC vs. LaDonna Moore; breach of contract.

Shawne M. Ross vs. Mindy A. Ross; motion to modify.

Lester E. Cox Medical Centers vs. Jeffery Duncan; breach of contract.

Sharon Hahn et al vs. Margaret McCoy et al; promissory note.

Synchrony Bank vs. Lynette Small; breach of contract.

Genesis Health Clubs Inc. vs. Tabitha Wall; suit on account.

Paul A. Gonzales DDS LLC vs. Jason Helmer; small claims over $100.

Genesis Health Clubs Inc. vs. Heather Rash; suit on account.

Newk’s Properties LLC vs. Ricky L. Fox et al; rent and possession.

Midland Funding LLC vs. Virginia Kline; suit on account.

Bank of America NA vs. Helen A. Strack; suit on account.

Christopher Cunningham vs. Department of Revenue; driving privileges.

Douglas, Haun and Heidemann PC vs. Amber D. Kisting; suit on account.

UMB Bank NA vs. Tammie A. May; breach of contract.

Mariner Finance LLC vs. Mary L. Polly et al; breach of contract.

TD Management Inc. vs. Austin D. Moore et al; rent and possession.

Blucurrent Credit Union vs. Travis Heiserman et al; promissory note.

Blucurrent Credit Union vs. Steven Vanmiddlesworth; promissory note.

Americash Loans of Missouri LLC vs. Barry Baskin; breach of contract.

Dalton J. Sharp vs. Director of Revenue; TDN of DOR decision.

Ford Motor Credit Co. LLC vs. Niki Painter; breach of contract.

Belinda G. Henson vs. Michael P. Zapatka et al; quiet title.

Michael H. Latham vs. Joe Walters; other administrative review.

Title Loan Co. vs. Amanda R. Swaim-Kays; breach of contract.

Genesis Health Clubs of Springfield vs. Lisa D. Lynch; suit on account.

DISSOLUTIONS

The following couples have filed for dissolution of marriage in Polk County Circuit Court:

Chad A. Toombs and Rebecca Toombs.

Jennifer D. Litton and Christopher M. Litton.

Iva D. Smith and James O. Smith.

Anita E. Owens and Jeffry W. Owens.

Steven J. Whitney and Lily M. Whitney.

Georgia M. Stufflebean and Larry D. Stufflebean.

Donna Williams and James Williams II.

Alisha A. Trogdon and Jeffrey D. Trogdon.

MUNICIPAL COURT

The following people were assessed fines April 15-April 19 in the Bolivar Municipal Division of Circuit Court of Polk County, Judge Randolph Blosch presiding. Dollar amounts are listed for fines and court costs.

Dylan Michael Alspaugh, Bolivar; property damage; $200.

Kasey M. Bayer, Bolivar; failure to obey traffic control device; $130.

Gary Wayne Bowen, Bolivar; shoplifting; $100.

Lessie M. Butler, Bolivar; amended littering; $200.

Michael J. Conner, Bolivar; amended disturbing the peace; $100.

Tyler Wilson Darst, Branson; possession of drug paraphernalia; $200.

Vinson Christopher Davis, Springfield; amended defective equipment; $200.

Edward Hargrave, Fair Play; amended driving without a valid license; $200.

Nicole L. Jackson, Bolivar; shoplifting; $200.

Tyler I. Jameson, Springfield; no insurance; $150.

Francis A. Johnston, Bolivar; domestic assault; $180.

Jimmy Crivits, Bolivar; violation of order of protection; $130.

John A. Murphee, Bolivar; domestic assault; $180.

Danse L. Nelson, Bolivar; stealing; $80.

Christopher D. Pritchard, Bolivar; no insurance; $150.

Robert Sauceda, Stockton; amended defective equipment; $150.

Tory R. Vincent, Bolivar; shoplifting; $100; failure to use turn signal; $130.

Destiny F. Weaver, Bolivar; failure to yield right of way; $3,578. 

The following people paid fines for overtime parking. The number of tickets, if more than one, is after the name;

One to five tickets, $10 per ticket:

Sheila Michaels, Springfield (2); Joel Scott Miles, Bolivar; Carolyn J. Short, Bolivar; Kevin D. Witherspoon, Pleasant Hope.

The following people failed to appear in court and were issued warrants;

Andrena M. Arant, Bolivar; Donald Ray Davis, Bolivar (3); Terry Lee Fryman, Bolivar (2); Crystal Lynn Heuser, Humansville (2); Jason Albert Huddleston, Urbana (3); Ryan J. Kulju, Clinton (4); Amy McCann, Springfield; Shannon Ray Redd, Bolivar; Jacob Dean Roby, Wheatland (2); Mercedes Spalding, Springfield; Jeffrey Scott Trobee, Bolivar (2); Nicole M. Vogl, Bolivar; James Robert Weaver, Bolivar (2); Christina White, Bolivar (2); Quantavious Jamorris Wilburn, Bolivar (2).

SHERIFF’S REPORT

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

Monday, April 22

  • Jail Capacity: 36
  • Inmates Incarcerated: 42
  • A 28-year-old Bolivar woman was arrested on suspicion of possession of controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia.
  • Jeffrey Trobee, 43, of Bolivar was arrested on a warrant for stealing.
  • Shannon Redd, 36, of Bolivar was arrested on a warrant for driving while revoked/suspended.
  • A 56-year-old Humansville woman was arrested on suspicion of possession of controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia.
  • A 41-year-old Morrisville man was arrested on suspicion of stealing and trespassing.
  • Deputies responded to the 300 block of West Sunrise Street for a parking complaint.
  • Deputies responded to the 300 block of East 400th Road for theft.
  • Deputies responded to the 4000 block of Mo. 123 for a threat.
  • Deputies responded to the 700 block of East Broadway Street for a suicidal subject.

Tuesday, April 23

  • Jail Capacity: 36
  • Inmates Incarcerated: 44
  • John Fetters, 29, of Bolivar was arrested on a warrant for assault.
  • Timothy Henry, 30, of Mansfield was arrested on a warrant for driving while revoked/suspended.
  • David Hendrix, 41, of Springfield was arrested on a warrant for failure to pay child support.
  • Brandon Chamblin, 19, of Bolivar was arrested on a warrant for failure to register a vehicle, possession of paraphernalia and resisting arrest.
  • Deputies responded to the 3000 block of South 21st Road for property damage.
  • Deputies responded to Mo. 13 and Rt. B for a report of a residential structure fire.
  • Deputies responded to the 5000 block of South Main Street for sexual misconduct.
  • Deputies responded to the 5000 block of Rt. K for a missing runaway juvenile.
  • Deputies responded to the 1000 block of East 344th Road for an alarm.

Wednesday, April 24

  • Jail Capacity: 36
  • Inmates Incarcerated: 44
  • Timothy Cowden, 43, of Halfway was arrested on a warrant for possession of controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia.
  • Mason Curnutt, 18, of Pleasant Hope was arrested for delivering a controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia.
  • Deputies responded to the 3000 block of Rt. O for a juvenile complaint.
  • Deputies responded to Rt. D and East 360th Road for a suspicious person.
  • Deputies responded to Mo. 13 and West Farm Road 2 for an intoxicated driver.
  • Deputies responded to the 3000 block of South Springfield Avenue for a fight.
  • Deputies responded to South 170th Road and East 470th Road for trash dumping.  

COMMISSION MINUTES

According to the minutes, Polk County Commissioners Shannon Hancock, Rex Austin and Kyle Legan conducted the following business during recent meetings of the commission:

Monday, April 8

                    

  • Austin present.
  • Minutes of last session approved.
  • Public Works Supervisor Danny Crites updated the commission on the conditions of county roads.
  • Humansville Special Road District Commissioner David Sandgren visited with Austin regarding different types of road maintenance. 

Tuesday, April 9

  • Hancock and Austin present
  • Minutes of last session approved.
  • Crites updated the commission on the conditions of county roads. Crites and Austin viewed South 140th, East 470th, South 218th and East 530th roads.
  • A liquor license was issued to Blade Signs LLC in Bolivar 

Friday, April 12

  • Hancock and Austin present.
  • Minutes of last session approved.
  • Wire transfer in the amount of $130,112.53 for Capital Improvement Sales Tax was received on Wednesday, April 10.
  • Wire transfer in the amount of $130,112.56 for Law Enforcement Sales Tax was received on Wednesday, April 10.
  • The March 2019 Treasurer’s Balance was received on Wednesday, April 10.
  • A certificate of training was received from Sheriff Danny Morrison for attending 14 hours of annual training on Wednesday, April 10.
  • Oaths of office were administered to Amira S. Siddig-Gerry, Bolivar Special Road District commissioner; Jonas Swantzentruber, Blue Mound Special Road District commissioner and Deborah Taubert, Prairie Heights Reorganized Common Sewer District trustee on Wednesday, April 10.
  • Dallas County Commissioner Roger Bradley visited with the commission – general discussion.
  • Crites updated the commission on the conditions of county roads.
  • The March 2019 Collector’s Monthly Turnover was received from Collector Debbi McGinnis.

Monday, April 15

  • Hancock and Austin present.
  • Minutes from previous session approved.
  • Public Works Supervisor Danny Crites updated the commission on the conditions of the county roads.  
  • Oath of Office was administered to Brandon Simpson, Southwest Special Road District Commissioner. 

Tuesday, April 16

  • Hancock and Legan present.
  • Minutes from previous session approved.
  • Jim Fine, Bolivar, visited with the commission regarding the intersection of East 470th and South 145th roads.
  • Oath of Office was administered to Clay Meyer, Jeff Miller, Brent Watkins and Ken Witt, Polk County Emergency Services Board Members.
  • Public Works Supervisor Danny Crites updated the commission on the conditions of the county roads. Crites and Legan viewed East 420th, South 122nd, East 380th, South 165th and South 110th roads.
  • A certificate of training was received from Recorder of Deeds Carol Poindexter for attending 20 hours of training as required by 50.334 RSMo.

Friday, April 19

  • Hancock, Austin and Legan present.
  • Minutes from previous session approved.
  • Crites updated the commission on the conditions of the county roads. Crites and Austin viewed East 470th, South 145th and East 530th roads.
  • Bids for diesel fuel to be used at the road and bridge department were received as follows: Rex Smith Oil, Springfield, $2.3242. Legan made a motion to accept the bid from Rex Smith Oil. Austin seconded. Vote 3-0. 

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