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BURNING

PLEASE DO NOT BURN BRUSH, GRASS, DEBRIS, WOOD, ETC., WITHOUT CALLING THE MID COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT BURN NOTIFICATION LINE FIRST - 573-346-3262.

FOR EXAMPLE:  FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN CAMDEN COUNTY WERE CALLED OUT 16 TIMES ON 4/17/2018 FOR PEOPLE BURNING WHO SHOULD NOT HAVE BEEN.

EVEN IF IT IS A BURN DAY, YOUR FIRE SHOULD NOT BE LEFT UNATTENDED AND YOU SHOULD HAVE A WATER SOURCE AVAILABLE OR HAVE AN ESTABLISHED FIRE LINE.  

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT FIRE PREVENTION, CONTACT YOU LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS.

 

Second Annual Sheriff's Shoot

2nd Annual Pistol Shoot

May 5, 2018

10 AM UNTIL ?

$35.00 ENTRY FEE

Camden County Sheriff's Office Range located on A Road

Raffle Tickets are $5.00 each or 5 tickets for $20.00 for the chance to win a Henry Rifle.

All Proceeds will go to local scholarships awarded by the Camden County Employees Association.

For More Information Contact:  Col. Jimmy Brashear  573-346-2243 x 242

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 

 

 

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MISSING ENDANGERED - JACOB "JAKE" THOMPSON

 

UPDATE - JACOB HAS BEEN LOCATED SAFE

On March 25, 2018 the Camden County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a Missing/Endangered Person, Jacob “Jake” G. Thompson, DOB: 3/7/92, w/m, age 26, 5’7”, 130, brown short hair, slight beard and light mustache, blue panther tattoo on left wrist, scar left eyebrow, from the Camdenton, Mo., area.  Jake was last seen in the company of a white male from the Springfield, Mo. area, who was driving a dark colored blue Jeep.   Last seen or heard from on March 2, 2018.  He has not contacted his parents since that that time.   Prior to that time, he was in frequent contact with his parents.   Report Number:  2018-0777  Anyone with information please contact Sgt. Chad Bailey, 573-346-2243 x 250.

 

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Fatality Motor Vehicle Crash

As many of you are aware, Camden County Communications received a call of a serious traffic crash on north Hwy 5 on the N. Niangua Bridge at approximately 7:05 am.  Two fatalities were reported.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol Crash Team will be conducting the investigation.  All inquiries should be addressed to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Public Relations Department.

Thank you.

FCA BRIDGE AND DAM HALF MARATHON

Reminder - The FCA Bridge and Dam Half Marathon is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, 2018.  Expect traffic delays and road closures beginning at 6:30 am from Bagnel Dam Blvd, UE Road, Horseshoe Bend Parkway, through the toll bridge to Los Comanos on MM.

We will be attempting to minimize traffic delays through creative traffic control.

Please plan accordingly.  You can obtain additional information by visiting:

http://bridgeanddamhalfmarathon.com/

Thank you for your cooperation.

SEARCH WARRANT SERVED IN BENTON COUNTY

On March 15, 2018, The Benton County Sheriff's Office, the Camden County Sheriff's Office, members of LANEG, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol, executed a drug related search warrant in Benton County where six (6) firearms, approximately 3.5 grams of methamphetamine, assorted ammunition, one (1) surveillance system, and assorted drug paraphernalia was located and seized. 

The suspect, was taken into custody and transported to the Camden County Sheriff's Office Adult Detention Facility for processing.

Due to the fact that there is an on-going investigation, no further information will be released.

Multiple Suspects Arrested

On March 15, 2018, the Camden County Sheriff's Office, members of LANEG, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol initiated a traffic stop on a Chevrolet Cobalt occupied by two (2) white males and one (1) white female.  The driver was being sought for his involvement with stolen firearms from numerous burglaries in Camden County and his involvement in the distribution of illegal substances.  The driver, a known felon, had in his possession one (1) .357 caliber revolver.  During a search of the vehicle, approximately 944.5 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 3.5 grams of heroin, $5,766.00 in United States currency, one (1) .45 caliber semi auto pistol, one (1) 7.62 caliber assault rifle, and one (1) 5.56 caliber assault rifle were located and seized. 

The second white male and the white female had numerous active drug related warrants for their arrest.  All three suspects were transported to the Camden County Sheriff's Office Adult Detention Facility for processing.

The $5,766.00 of United States currency was deemed proceeds from his illegal drug activity and will be subject to forfeiture, per the Criminal Activity Forfeiture Act (CAFA).

Because this is an on-going investigation, no further information can be released.  We want to take this opportunity to thank the agencies who assisted with this investigation and the subsequent arrests.

Meeting with the Sheriff's New Home Baptist Church

On the evening of 3/15/2018, Sheriff Tony Helms, Col. Brashear and Lt. Botta attended a meeting at the New Home Baptist Church to discuss Church Security and other topics.

"We had a great turn out", Sheriff Helms said, and "I wish we could do many more of these types of informative meetings throughout the county.  These types of meetings assist in addressing the issues concerning the Citizens of Camden County."

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Camden County Sheriff's Department at 573-346-2243.  

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Intentionally Set Fires on Hwy 5 and Willow Creek Road

We need the public's assistance in locating the person(s) responsible for intentionally setting two roadside fires in the area of south Hwy 5 and Willow Creek Road.  The first fire was set between 3:00 pm and 3:15 pm.  Within 15 minutes of the fire department clearing from the first fire,  they were sent back to the same area.  Evidence was left at the scene to indicate that the fires were intentionally set.

Several outbuildings were destroyed and homes placed in danger.  These criminals need to be caught before someone is seriously hurt or worse.

If anyone has information, please contact the Camden County Sheriff's Office, 573-346-2243.

 

 

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