Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Barton County Sheriff's Office Arrests

Denise Marie Ausmus, driving while revoked

Bryce Allen Frickenschmidt, 12-hour safekeep

William Lynn Bray, 24-hour hold for investigation

Joplin Police Department Arrests September 19-20

09/19/2017 0800
CHRISTOPHER BRIAN COOK
110 S Hamilton, 8 NEOSHO, MO 64850
WM 42 303 W 3RD ST 500.00
1 1 BENCH WARRANT
2 1 BENCH WARRANT

09/19/2017 0920
STANLEY LEROY SWINNEY
727 S Jackson Ave JOPLIN, MO 64801
WM 47 727 N JACKSON AVE 223.50
1 1 COMMIT

09/19/2017 1020
TIFFANY DAWN WALKER
1711 Pennsylvania Ave JOPLIN, MO 64804
WF 31 3031 E 36TH ST/S RANGE LINE RD 500.00
1 1 RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY

09/19/2017 1000
CHRISTOPHER MATTHEW WILLIAMS
1929 W Elm Dr JOPLIN, MO 64801
WM 38 303 E 3RD ST 500.00
1 1 FAIL TO APPEAR
2 1 FAIL TO APPEAR

09/19/2017 1400
PAUL LEE HUBER
722 S Indiana Ave JOPLIN, MO 64801
WM 32 900 E 5TH ST 0.00
1 1 DOMESTIC ASSAULT--CITY
3 1 RESIST / INTERFERE W/ ARREST
2 1 VANDALISM

09/19/2017 1520
CHRISTINA COLEEN MCDANIEL
2310 E 2nd St JOPLIN, MO 64801
WF 41 531 S KENTUCKY AVE 0.00
1 1 BENCH WARRANT

09/19/2017 1500
JIMMY JOE WEBER
202 S McKinley Ave JOPLIN, MO 64801
WM 40 202 S MCKINLEY AVE 0.00
1 1 BURNING PROHIBITED WITHOUT PERMIT - BONFIRES/RUBBISH

09/19/2017 1655
JEREMY SCOTT SPRENGER
2700 Sw 16 Th St, 25 BENTONVILLE, AR 72712
WM 26 303 E 3RD ST 0.00
1 1 BENCH WARRANT
2 1 BENCH WARRANT
3 1 COMMIT
4 1 COMMIT
5 1 COMMIT
6 1 FAIL TO APPEAR

09/19/2017 2030
RICHARD ANTHONY TURPIN
531 S Kentucky Ave JOPLIN, MO 64801
WM 29 531 S KENTUCKY AVE 225.00
1 1 TRESPASS UPON ANOTHER PROPERTY
2 1 OBSTRUCTION / RESISTING

09/19/2017 2105
MICHELE DAWN FETTERS
822 S Massachusetts Ave JOPLIN, MO 64801
WF 39 101 N RANGE LINE RD 0.00
1 1 LARCENY

09/19/2017 2302
DEREK GLEN LAWRENCE
1820 E 3rd St JOPLIN, MO 64801
BM 52 120 S HIGHLAND AVE 500.00
3 1 FAIL TO APPEAR

09/20/2017 0020
NICHOLAS RYAN NOBHARATANA
602 N Jackson Ave JOPLIN, MO 64801
WM 31 520 S JOPLIN AVE 0.00
1 1 SAFE KEEP

09/20/2017 0100
KELSIE MAUREE WILLARD
2024 S Connor Ave JOPLIN, MO 64804
BF 28 400- A N GARDEN AVE 500.00
1 1 FAIL TO APPEAR
2 1 FAIL TO APPEAR

09/20/2017 0114
CURTIS E TACKETT
8760 Se Boone Lake Rd BAXTER SPRINGS, KS 66713
WM 22 000 7TH/ML 500.00
1 1 FAIL TO APPEAR

09/20/2017 0108 
HOLDEN DEAN MARKS 
2620 E 8th St JOPLIN, MO 64801 
WM 17 100 S WALL AVE 500.00 
1 1 DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED 

09/20/2017 0215
AMANDA DAWN BUEHLER
4431 Hickory Ln JOPLIN, MO 64804
WF 29 2000 S MAIN ST 189.00
1 1 COMMIT
2 1 COMMIT

Goodman teen injured in accident near Exeter

A Goodman teen was injured in a one-vehicle accident 4:40 p.m. today on MO 76, 2.2 miles west of Exeter.

According to the Highway Patrol report, a 2004 Chevrolet truck driven by Tyler C. Burr, 18, Goodman, ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a fence and a tree.

Burr was treated for minor injuries at Mercy Hospital, Joplin.

Joplin Police major graduates from FBI Academy

(From the Joplin Police Department)

On September 15, 2017, Joplin Police Department Major Sloan Rowland graduated from the 269th Session of the FBI National Academy Program in Quantico, Virginia. 

This session consisted of 224 members of law enforcement agencies from the District of Columbia, 22 International Countries, five military organizations and six federal civilian organizations. 

The academy was a ten-week program of advanced communication, leadership, and fitness training for selected officers having proven records as professionals within their agencies.

Major Sloan Rowland joined our department in 2003 and is currently the Major, also known as assistant chief, since March 2016. We congratulate him on his accomplishment and welcome him back to our department after his 10 weeks in Washington DC.

MSSU Industrial Engineering Technology degree program reaccredited

(From Southern News Service)

The Bachelor’s of Science degree program in Industrial Engineering Technology at Missouri Southern State University has been reaccredited by ABET.

ABET is the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology. It assures that programs meet standards to produce graduates ready to enter critical technical fields that are leading the way in innovation and emerging technologies, and anticipating the welfare and safety needs of the public.

Sought worldwide, ABET’s voluntary peer-review process is highly respected because it adds critical value to academic programs in the technical disciplines, where quality, precision and safety are of the utmost importance. Accreditation reviews look at program curricula, faculty, facilities and institutional support and are conducted by teams of highly skilled professionals from industry, academia and government, with expertise in the ABET disciplines.

“Our Industrial Engineering Technology program continues to provide the highest quality learning opportunities for our students,” said Dr. Jeffrey Zimmerman, dean of the Plaster School of Business. “The reaccreditation by ABET is a welcome confirmation of the quality of our program and the excellent work by our faculty.”

ABET is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. It currently accredits more than 3,700 programs at nearly 750 colleges and universities in 30 countries. For more information about ABET, its member societies and the accreditation criteria used to evaluate programs, visit http://www.abet.org.

To learn more about the Industrial Engineering Technology degree at Missouri Southern, visit http://mssu.edu/industrialengineeringtechnology.

Repairs underway on massive water leak at Washington and Main in Neosho

(From the City of Neosho)

PUBLIC NOTICE FROM THE NEOSHO PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

 Repairs are underway on a massive water leak in a 12" ductile iron line at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Main Avenue. 

Due to the nature of the split in the waterline, replacement materials were not in inventory and are of a specialty nature. 

A supplier was located and the parts are being shipped via the quickest delivery and will arrive Thursday morning. 

Installation of the repair requires skill sets that can only be provided by specialized technicians. The crew performing the installation will arrive on Friday morning. Repairs should be complete by Friday afternoon. 

There should be no disruption to service until a short-term shutoff Friday afternoon during the installation of the new parts. Thank you for your patience and consideration as we know that certain inconveniences may be experienced during this time.

New Lamar Police school resource officer sworn in

(From the Lamar Police Department)

Officer Jordan Welch was sworn in at Monday night's City Council meeting. Her badge was pinned on by her mother, Patti Welch.

Officer Welch is our School Resource Officer and we're very happy to have her as part of our family.












Carl Junction Police Department plans home security assessments

(From the Carl Junction Police Department)

We are going to start a home security assessment to the citizens of Carl Junction. 

This survey will entail an officer coming to your home and going over your property to make recommendations on items that might help keep you from being the victim of a crime. 

Some of the items we will look at is lighting, exterior doors and locking systems, windows and landscaping. 

We will give you a copy of the assessment and you decide what changes to make. 

Officer Doug Dickey will be taking care of this for the time being. If you want to be included, please call the Police Station Monday at 649-7070 and we will set up and appointment.

Agenda posted for Crowder College Board of Trustees meeting

A G E N D A
CROWDER COLLEGE
BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
Student Center Fireside Room
September 25, 2017, 10:00 a.m.


Call to Order
Moment of Silence
Introduction of New Personnel

I.             Review and approval of the August 28 regular and Closed Session minutes and the September 8 Board Retreat minutes.

II.      Financial Reports

III.     Old Business – None

IV.     New Business

         A.  Personnel....................................................................................................... Board Action

               Retirement of Cindy Branscum, Director of Institutional Advancement
               Resignation of Raul Gonzales, Transport Training Instructor
               Resignation of Lynnae Cook, Student Services Coordinator (PT), Crowder Webb City
               Resignation of Julie Moss, Seasonal Advisor (PT), Crowder Webb City
               Employment of Evelyn Estrada, CAMP Administrative Assistant
               Employment of Amy Leyva, Fine Arts Departmental Assistant (PT)

         B.   Maddox Hill Behavior Support Center-Joplin School Contracts.................... Board Action

V.      Correspondence and Reports

A.    Communications Program Review................................................................. Nina Beaver

         B.   Behavior Intervention Team (BIT) Annual Report.............. VP Tif Slinkard, Michelle Paul

         C.   President’s Update............................................................................ Dr. Jennifer Methvin

VI.     Following the regular meeting, the Board will go into closed meeting to discuss potential legal actions, causes of action or litigation; purchase or sale of real estate; and/or hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting of employees; all in accordance with Section 610.021 RSMo.


Following the Closed Session, a luncheon will be held in the Newton Hall Conference Room which is open to anyone and may include informal conversation with Board members.

Intoxicated bicyclist stopped by JPD turns out to be convicted murderer with gun in his pocket

(From the Joplin Police Department)

Incident Spotlight

On Friday night at 9:02 p.m. one of our officers saw a male riding a bike at 10th and Maiden Lane. As he crossed Maiden Lane, he nearly fell of his bike. 

The officer contacted him to make sure he was ok, and he fell off his bike into the dirt. The male was very intoxicated. 

The officer determined he had a revolver in his pocket, and that he was a convicted felon. He had convictions for manslaughter and for second degree murder. The 55-year-old Joplin resident was taken into custody for being a felon in possession of a fiream.