Monday, March 30, 2020

Jasper County Sheriff's Office Arrests

Jasper County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Report 

3/27/2020 Dallas J Kinnaird 42 of Pittsburg, KS was arrested for Burglary 2nd Degree and Tampering with Motor Vehicle 1st Degree.

3/27/2020 Peggy L Carrozzo 56 of Eagle Rock, MO was arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance.

3/28/2020 Bobby L Cooper 32 of Joplin, MO was arrested for Tampering 2nd Degree, Property Damage 1st Degree and Burglary 2nd Degree.

3/29/2020 Rachel L Clark 26 of Joplin, MO was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and Possession of Marijuana.

The charges for which the above were arrested are mere accusations and are not evidence of guilt. Evidence in support of the charges must be presented before a court of competent jurisdiction whose duty is to determine guilt or innocence.

For a more detailed list of inmates currently in custody visit our web site at: The upper left hand corner of the INMATE ROSTER will reflect the date and time it was updated.

The INMATE ROSTER is subject to change as individuals are booked and released from jail.

Crowder College Board receives update on switch to online learning, approves slight tuition increase for fall

March 20, 2020

There being a quorum present, the meeting of the Crowder College Board of Trustees of the Community College District of Newton-McDonald Counties, Missouri, was called to order by Board Chair, Mr. Andy Wood, at 3:02 p.m. on Friday, March 20, 2020, in the Crowder College Student Center Fireside Room.

Members present for the meeting were:                     Members attending via telephone were:

            Andy Wood, Chair                                          Vickie Barnes, Treasurer
            Diane Andris, Member                                   Rick Butler, Vice Chair
            Al Chapman, Secretary
            Larry Vancuren, Member

Also attending the meeting were:

            Glenn Coltharp, President
            Martha Nimmo, Administrative Assistant to the President
            Adam Morris, Vice President of Academic Affairs
            Amy Rand, Vice President of Finance
            Tiffany Slinkard, Vice President of Student Affairs

A few moments of silence were observed to prepare for the meeting.

Minutes of Previous Meetings

Minutes of the February 24 regular meeting and the March 13 closed session were approved as written and previously distributed ON MOTION by Dr. Chapman, seconded by Mrs. Andris and unanimously carried.

Financial Reports

Mr. Wood drew attention to the monthly cash flow statement, and Dr. Coltharp reviewed the checks written, selecting various checks on each page to point out. 

During the check review process, members asked additional questions as needed. When asked, VP Slinkard noted that we are canceling the Upward Bound cultural trip to Washington DC this summer, and we have not had any trouble getting refunds back from vendors so far. She said we hope to take some smaller trips later in the summer to use the funds and still give students those experiences. 

Dr. Coltharp reported at the McDonald County site, remodeling of one room is taking place to make a simulated hospital room and a delivery room with viewing capabilities, using one-time nursing funds. 

He reported that Dr. Peter Broglio will receive a brick for around the Tatum Bell Tower from PTK students in thanks for his years of service as a PTK Advisor since 1999. He said Dr. Broglio is not retiring, but he is stepping down as PTK Advisor, and Dr. David Schieffler, History Instructor, will be serving in that roll beginning in the Fall 2020 semester along with Suzanne Prior. 

Mr. Wood noted two sets of checks needing approval for February 10-29 and March 1-6, 2020.

Barton County Marriage Licenses

Adam Ryan Hartman and Michaela Cheyenne Dowdy.
John Lance McDowell and Taylor Shane Girkin
Carlos Dwayne Reeves and Clarissa Louise Reeves
Caleb Zachary Lee Taylor and Myranda Lane Kincaid
Ricky Lynn Stockton and Amanda Deann Crockett

Joplin man charged with assault following Good Samaritan stabbing at Dave's Mini Mart

(From the Joplin Police Department)

On March 29th, 2020 at 8:03 pm officers responded to Dave’s Mini Mart at 801 S. Maiden Lane for a stabbing.

Upon arrival officers located Harold Ray (55), of Joplin, MO who had been stabbed in his abdomen. 

Ray had attempted to stop a larceny suspect identified as James Turnbull (39) of Joplin, MO, from leaving Dave’s Mini Mart. 

Turnbull stabbed Ray then fled the scene. 

Turnbull was located in the area of 7th St. & Maiden Lane by patrol officers. Turnbull was charged with Assault 1st Degree, Armed Criminal Action, and Resisting Arrest.

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Anderson teen charged with felony DWI after injuring Noel man, 5-year-old grandson in near head-on collison

An Anderson teen was charged with felony driving while intoxicated following a two-vehicle collision 8:20 a.m. today on MO 90, 100 feet west of Noel.

According to the Highway Patrol report, a 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Maria J. Sanchez-Rosales, 17, Anderson, crossed the center of the roadway and struck a 2007 Chrysler Town and Country driven by Brothen Bima, 53, Noel.

Bima and a passenger, his five-year-old grandson, were treated for moderate injuries at Freeman West Hospital, Joplin.

Sanchez-Rosales, in addition to DWI, was cited for failure to drive on the right half of the roadway and for minor in possession of alcohol.

Highway Patrol Arrests March 28-29

Douglas R. Wilbur, 67, Hollister, tampering with a motor vehicle

Maria J. Sanchez-Rosales, 17, Anderson, felony driving while intoxicated involving physical injury, failure to drive on right half of roadway, minor in possession of alcohol

Cheyenne R. Hicks, 20, Springfield, felony tampering, felony leaving the scene of a crash

Thomas E. Dooley, 17, Marshfield, felony Webster County warrant for assault, no seat belt

Galena father, son shot to death in apparent murder/suicide

(From the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office)

Around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2020, emergency personnel were dispatched to a rural Galena Kansas home for a reported shooting. Upon law enforcement's arrival, they discovered two deceased men inside the home.

"Our preliminary investigation indicates 50 year old Danny Allen Pennock and his father, 77 year-old Danny Wayne Pennock, were involved in a verbal altercation when Danny Allen Pennock retrieved a firearm, shot and killed his father, before then shooting and killing himself," according to Cherokee County Sheriff David Groves.

Two women, who also reside at the home with Danny Allen and Danny Wayne Pennock, were not injured during the shooting.

In addition to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, who is investigating the incident, officers with the Baxter Springs Police Department, Kansas Highway Patrol and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks also responded.