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Deputies handle 193 calls of service over Labor Day weekend, arrest two for felony charges

Date:  September 3, 2019


Holiday weekends are always a busy time for Callaway County law enforcement agencies.  During the Labor Day weekend reporting period (Friday, August 30 at 5:00 PM to Monday, September 2 at 11:59 PM), Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies handled 193 calls for service all across the county; literally from corner to corner of the county.  In addition to routine calls for service, Sheriff’s Office personnel provided law enforcement coverage at the Mokane World’s Fair and also assisted other local agencies with searching for, and later recovering, a body from the Missouri River in Callaway County.

During the holiday weekend, the following felony arrests were made by deputies:

On August 31, 2019, at approximately 2:52 AM, Callaway County deputies located Cyrus Coy, 24, of Fulton at a residence in the County Road 323 area.  Coy was wanted for a felony Callaway County probation warrant – felony domestic assault.  Coy was transported to the Callaway County Jail where he remains on $10,000 bond.

On September 1, 2019, at approximately 4:20 AM, Callaway County deputies investigated a disturbance involving weapons in the County Road 230 area.  As a result of the investigation; Joshua Morris, 24, of Fulton was arrested after attempting to flee from deputies.  The Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney charged Morris with felony domestic assault and felony resisting arrest.  Morris remains in-custody at the Callaway County Jail without bond pending later Court bond review.

Sheriff Chism expresses his appreciation to the deputies who worked the holiday weekend, patrolling the rural areas of the county and conducting special assignments, while handling numerous calls for service consistent with a holiday period.

End of media release.

** All suspects are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law **