On Saturday morning, Pettis County deputies towed an abandoned vehicle from a field on Prairie Chapel Road.


 

On Friday, Pettis County deputies arrested Jeremy Jay Beaman in the 1300 block of Boonville on a Pettis County warrant.


 

On Friday, Pettis County deputies took a property damage report involving a motor vehicle in the 2800 block of Highway TT.


 

On Friday at 8:25 p.m., Pettis County deputies arrested 30-year-old Eric Shane Koons on four active warrants. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail, where he was held on a total bond amount of $8,300. The warrants included FTA for 2nd degree domestic assault and property damage ($1,500 bond), a “Capias Warrant” (failure to obey the judge's order – $200 bond), FTA for 2nd degree harassment ($1,500 bond), and FTA for 2nd degree violation of an ex parte and property damage ($1500 bond).


 

On Wednesday around 9:30 p.m., Pettis County deputies and Missouri State Highway Patrol Troopers responded to a home on Chmelir Road in Ionia on a report of a female victim at the residence who was stabbed four times at another location.

Deputies contacted the adult female victim, who informed them she was assaulted and stabbed by her boyfriend, subsequently identified as Thomas Pitts.

Deputies then responded to 20630 Chmelier Road in Ionia, where the assault took place, and obtained a search warrant.

Pitts was not located at that residence, but investigation was conducted at the scene.

Pitts was charged on Thursday with 1st degree domestic assault, armed criminal action, 1st degree kidnapping and unlawful use of a weapon. No warrants were “no-bond.”

And on Saturday at 1:27 a.m., Pitts was located at 20630 Chmelir Road and taken into custody by Pettis County deputies and MSHP Troopers.

In addition, a male and female were also taken into custody, pending the filing of formal charges of Hindering Prosecution by the Pettis County Prosecutor's Office.

The male was identified as 28-year-old Damien Prentice Cloe of Sedalia, and 33-year-old Samantha Batzel of Windsor.

Randy Kirby