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Sex offender busted at pool
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Complaints to management at the Smithville Municipal Pool led to the arrest of a convicted sex offender last week.
According to Smithville City Police, A 41-year-old Timothy Eugene Bowman was taken into custody on June 17 after three  girls at the facility reported that he had made sexual comments to them.
Bowman faces three counts of solicitation of a person under 18 years of age and violation of the sexual offender registry law. He allegedly made sexual comments toward three girls, ages 16, 14 and 13 that day, as well as to the same 13-year-old girl on the previous Friday.
Bowman also allegedly asked one of the girls if she would like to see the inside of his vehicle.
Police said a check revealed that Bowman is a convicted sex offender, is on the sex offender registry, and has been ordered not to be in the presence of children.
His bond was set at $25,000, and will appear in court on June 26.
Meanwhile, 52-year-old Tamra Mears was charged with being a fugitive from justice on May 31.
Police dispatched to DeKalb Community Hospital concerning an unruly patient reportedly found Mears, whose background check revealed that she was wanted in Richmond County, Virginia for an offense in February 2013.
Her bond was set at $50,000.
Christopher White, 31, of McMinnville was cited for theft of property on June 6. Police called to investigate reports of a theft on West Broad Street allegedly spoke with a witness who saw White take items valued at $33 from the residence. White allegedly admitted to the theft.
He will appear in court on July 10.
Brandy Turner, 26, was charged with theft under $500 on June 2.
Turner allegedly went to the home of a woman who had just died on Restview Avenue and took a bottle filled with morphine pills. She reportedly admitted to taking the pills. Her bond was set at $1,500.
Amanda Lena Krauss, 29, was charged with theft of property on June 12.
Police responding to shoplifting reports at the Dollar General Store on South Congress Boulevard allegedly spoke with Krauss and found several items from the store in her purse.
She will appear in court on July 10.
Wendy Goodman, 48, was charged with assault and public intoxication on June 1. Police reportedly found Goodman intoxicated outside her Restview Avenue residence. An officer allegedly warned her to go back inside her home or she would be arrested.
Less than an hour later police were called back to the home after Goodman allegedly walked across the street and got into a fight with a neighbor. She reportedly had a strong odor of alcohol on her person and was unsteady on her feet. Her bond was set at $3,000.