Douglas County Sheriff Office Activity Report

During the week of June 24 to June 30, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has taken and acted on 141 Calls for Service. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has also arrested and booked 24 individuals into the jail. At this time, we currently have 23 inmates in the jail. On June 30, 2017, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at Rt 2 Box 240, Mountain Grove, in search of stolen property. During the execution of the search warrant, one individual was arrested, a stolen gun was located out of Springfield, and drugs were seized. Gary Richardson, 52 years of age, was arrested and charged with possession of controlled substance, stealing of firearm and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Richardson’s bond was set at $15,000 10% cash or surety with CPS bond supervision with drug testing. Richardson has since posted bond. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for Amber January, age 38. January has an outstanding capias probation violation warrant out of Douglas County, for unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of controlled substance. Anyone with knowledge of January’s whereabouts please call the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office at 417-683-1020. Sheriff Chris Degase

Amber January, 38, is wanted by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department on a probation violation for unlawful possession of drugs and a firearm.
Gary Richardson, 52, was arrested last week during execution of a search warrant at a rural Mtn. Grove address in Douglas County.