Oct. 30 – Scott Robertson, 53, Osceola,arrested at the jail on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with misdemeanor domestic assault-third degree. Bond set at $5,000 cash only. Charge stems from St. Clair County Sheriff’s office investigation the previous day when deputies called to NW Hwy YY, Osceola, in reference to assault.
During investigation it was learned alleged assault was actually self defense and Robertson would not stop arguing and trying to start a fight with a family member. Warning issued not to contact the family member again within the next 12 hours. Less than two hours later Robertson returned to family member’s residence making threats and trying to start a fight. Robertson taken into custody.
Oct 31 – Charla Rice, 45, Appleton City, arrested on St. Clair County warrant charging her with class C felony burglary-second degree. Bond set at $15,000 cash or surety.
Charge stems from St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation Oct. 27 when deputies took report of stolen items fromresidence on North Beech Street, Appleton City. Christina Souza reported medication missing from her bedroom. Further investigation revealed Rice entered into the Souza’s residence without permission. While inside she enter the bedroom and opened the dresser drawer and stole four to five tablets of a generic form of Vicodin.
Oct. 29 – Deputy arrested Jason Palmer, 41, Lowry City, at Twin Oaks Harbor on warrants from St. Clair, Henry, and Taney counties for failing to appear in court on various charges. In St. Clair County and Henry County, Palmer is charged with misdemeanor no insurance. In Taney County, Palmer is charged with misdemeanor driving while revoked. Total bond on these charges is set at $1,851.50.
Oct. 30 – Palmer arrested at the jail on St. Clair County warrant charging him with class C felony receiving stolen property. Bond set at $15,000 cash or surety.
Deputy took stealing report on NE 450 Rd, Osceola. George Harper Jr. reported several items missing including Milwaukee 1/2” impact drill, washing machine, clothes dryer, Stealth game camera and several miscellaneous tools. Total estimated value of items was $535.
Oct. 31 – Sandra Palmer, 62, Osceola, arrested on St. Clair County warrant charging her with class C felony receiving stolen property. Bond set at $15,000 cash or surety.
Receiving stolen property charges stem from investigation Oct. 27, when St. Clair County deputy dispatched to found property call on NE Hwy 82. Deputy observed Brush Hog three point finish mower off of back of a tractor. Mower had two flat tires on front and a wheel appeared damaged as if it had been pulled down the road.
It was learned mower belonged to Charles Barnes and stolen with a tractor it was hooked to from his property on NE 270 Rd. Tractor described as gray and red 8N Ford tractor with newer paint and new rear tires. It was later recovered in Twin Oaks Harbor, at abandoned residence. Information learned tractor seen being driven on U Hway followed by a dark colored car Oct. 26. Total value of tractor and mower estimated $3,500 and suspects named.
Velda Sue Motley, 62, Lowry City, arrested on St. Clair County warrant charging her with class C felony receiving stolen property. Charge stems from St. Clair County Sheriff’soffice investigation that started Oct. 25 when deputy took a stealing report on NE 276 Rd. John White reported a trail cam, Stihl weed eater and Stihl Farm Boss chainsaw missing from his property. Total value of items estimated at $855.
During further investigation Oct. 28, the weed eater and chainsaw were recovered. Information was learned Motley dropped an individual off on NE 276 Rd and the person returned with the chainsaw, weed eater and a game camera. Motley attempted to sell the items and was asked for proof of ownership. Fake bills of sale were made and the chainsaw and weedeater were sold for $220. Motley stated the money was given to the individual in exchange for methamphetamine.
Deputy took report from Charles Yoss, Appleton City, in reference to stealing that occurred in March. Yoss explained a female that was living with him stole several items including $90 cash, Oakley sunglasses, Kansas City Chiefs coat, bolt cutters and miscellaneous knives. Total value of items estimated at $330.
Deputy took report in reference to property damage on NE 450 Rd. Lois Lyke reported a bullet hole was found in the wind turbine on her dairy barn. She stated dead robins have also been found on her property.