During the week of Feb. 17 to 24, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has answered 132 Calls for Service and has arrested 13 subjects. There are currently 15 subjects incarcerated in the Douglas County Jail.
On Tuesday, Feb. 21, Deputy Gabe Stroud conducted a traffic stop in the area of West Highway 14 on a vehicle. The driver, Larry D. Morrison Jr., was found to be driving without a valid license. Upon a search of his vehicle was discovered a substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine.
Mr. Morrison was taken to the Douglas County Jail and booked on a 24 hour hold pending the warrant application process.
Later that day a warrant was issued by the Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for Mr. Morrison on charges of: felony Class D possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine); misdemeanor Class D driving while revoked/suspended 1st offense; and misdemeanor Class C fail to drive on right half of roadway.
This warrant carries a bond of $20,000, 10% cash or surety, with CPS supervision and drug testing. Mr. Morrison also has a probation and parole warrant with no bond.
Sheriff Chris Degase assisted with Mrs. Davidson’s Murder and Mayhem class this week at the High School. Here students learned about a serial killer case involving David Parker Ray in New Mexico that Sheriff Degase was involved with.
Sheriff Chris Degase