Friday, April 17, 2015

Investigation into a Burglary and Assault in Nevada now complete

Elizabeth A Fahnestock
The Nevada Police Department announce earlier today that they have concluded an investigation in reference to a burglary and assault that allegedly occurred in the 600 block of N. Cedar. The initial citizen report received by police on the morning of April 15th was that two woman were fighting outside an apartment complex.

Responding Police Officers arrived on scene and discovered that a female suspect had unlawfully entered a neighbor’s residence and attacked a sleeping female victim lying in her bed. The suspect reportedly struck the female victim repeatedly with her fists. The suspect was eventually ejected from the residence and the physical altercation continued outside the residence until the arrival of police. The victim was treated by ambulance personnel at the scene.

Police arrested a 47 year old Milo resident identified as:
Elizabeth A Fahnestock.

Fahnestock was transported to the Vernon County Jail, and was charged by the Vernon County Associate Circuit Court with, Burglary 1st degree, and Assault 3rd degree. Bond was set at $11,500.

Citizen are encouraged to contact the police if they have any information that would be helpful to combat crime.

To report criminal activities to the dispatch center call 417-448-2710 or use the Tip Hotline at 417-448-5117. All information will be kept confidential.