Mountain View Police Department

July 28
Rick Ezekiel, 30, Greensboro, N.C., speeding 20-25 over
July 29
Dustin Eastland, 26, West Plains, stealing (under $500)
Avlis Smith, 51, Mountain View, failure to display plates, driving with no valid driver’s license
Cole Hood, 18, Mountain View, speeding 16-19 over
Tierney Gowdy. 30, Kansas City, speeding 16-19 over
July 30
Rachel Wells, Marshfield, failure to register vehicle
August 1
Benjamin Wilhelm, 19, Mountain View, speeding 11-15 over
August 3
Weston Norris, 20, Winona, failure to register vehicle

Calls for Service
July 28
Chief James Perkins responded to a report of someone breaking into a home. The reporting party said someone had taken their dog, possibly a squatter in a neighboring house. Chief Perkins did not locate anyone in the area.
July 29
Officer Matthew Combs received a report of call about an individual who fell asleep in Pongo’s Bar. The individual woke the next day and discovered being locked inside the establishment. The individual proceeded to drink shots of alcohol before contacting 911 to notify them of being locked inside.
Officer Combs received a call of people stealing from a house that is under remodel. Investigation learned the subjects had permission from the homeowners to be there and to remove the items.
Officer Combs responded to a call of an individual making harassing comments and threatening to harm themselves at Veteran’s Park. Investigation determined the subject to be in need of help, and they were placed on a 96-hour hold for safety.
Cpl. Trenton Roberts responded to Mercy St. Francis Hospital for a complaint of hospital staff denying entry to a person with a service animal. He advised the caller of judicial remedies.
July 30
Cpl. Roberts responded to E. Fourth St. for a group of people playing music loudly. The group advised they would keep the noise down.
Officer Combs checked on a semi-truck with its flashers on. The driver stated he believed the gas gauge had malfunctioned, causing him to run out of gas.
Officer Combs received a call reporting a verbal domestic dispute. Investigation found an argument between a couple inhabiting the same premises. After one of the individuals left, and the other reported they hid a set of keys from the remaining person. The keys were located.
Officer Combs responded to an intoxicated individual reported to be aggressive. Before he arrived at the location, the reporting party left the area and did not wish to pursue charges.
July 31
Asst. Chief Stetson Schwien responded to Ron’s Family Restaurant for a possible break-in attempt. The owner reported someone attempting to enter the building by pushing in the air conditioning unit.
Cpl. Roberts took a report from Walmart of individuals stealing from the store. Charges are pending his review of the security cameras.
August 2
Officer Combs assisted a driver with a disabled vehicle.
Chief Perkins assisted Children’s Division with a walk through investigation.
Cpl. Roberts responded to the Anchor C Store for a wellbeing check of an individual confused about where they were. The subject agreed to be transported by EMS to the hospital for evaluation.
August 3
Chief Perkins received a report of an individual holding a sign that read, “need money for weed” in the parking lot of West Plains Bank. He advised the subject to leave the property.
Asst. Chief Schwien took a report of a non-injury vehicle accident.


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