Mount Vernon Police Department

  • Agency: Mount Vernon Police Department
  • Address: 319 E Dallas St, Mount Vernon, 65712 MO
  • Chief: Fil Turk (Chief of Police)
Phone: 417-466-2122

Mount Vernon Police Department is located at 319 E Dallas St, Mount Vernon, 65712 MO. The Chief of Police of the department is Fil Turk. The Mount Vernon Police Department phone number is 417-466-2122.

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Still photos from the previous post in regards to the person stealing items from vehicles.

We need your help. This gentleman has been captured on camera stealing items from inside unlocked cars. He has been a busy little beaver at night/early morning, and apparently has very sticky fingers. You work hard to buy things for you and your family...he doesn't care. He loves it when he finds an unlocked vehicle because he's able to steal valuable items, and cash, in order to satisfy his own needs/wants. If you recognize the clothing, backpack, shoes, or anything else, please let us know. Still photos will also be posted after this post. This is how the Grinch steals Christmas.

UPDATE ON THE ESCAPEE - He is back in custody, and was captured on Cherry near McCanse. Thank you to everyone that shared the post and called!

**ALERT** Mike Jones has escaped from Lawrence County, considered dangerous. Please call 911 if you see him. **CAPTURED** We posted an update in the comments and also a separate post, but some people are still confused. He is back behind bars as of last night.

For those in our community that are not able to attend the game, you can stream it online! 🏈

Come out and support our boys as they play in the state semifinals game on Saturday! 🏈

Please...PLEASE do your part to protect your property. Be sure to lock your car doors and have the windows rolled up when you're not in it. And NEVER leave the motor running while it's unattended. Unlocked vehicle are being rummaged through again in Mt. Vernon. If you have any information about this, please contact us!

Officer Romine spending some time reading to Mrs. Fishers 1st grade class.

School is back in session! It sure doesn't seem like it should be, but it is. Please remember to obey the speed limits in the school zones, and be extra observant around all of the schools. There will be kiddos walking to and from school, so please do your part in making sure that they're safe by not driving distracted. We hope everyone has a great and successful year!

Just FYI

Even though the firework stands are open for business, it doesn't mean you can discharge them inside the city limits right now. Please refresh your memory with our city ordinance in regards to when you're allowed to shoot them. If you have a firework complaint, call our dispatch at (417) 235-4241 ext: 2. Be respectful of your neighbors, and be safe.

Posted 5-18-17 at 11:10pm

Tornado warning for Lawrence County. The tornado sirens are sounding in the city. Please take shelter and be #wxaware

This is an update from the National Weather Service out of Springfield. Please be #wxaware this afternoon and tonight, and as always, be safe!

Please read this released information from the FCC in regards to a "Can you hear me?" phone scam. It gives great advice about how to handle phone calls like this, and as always, do not give anyone your personal information over the phone unless they can confirm who they are. Be safe, be aware, be smart.

**UPDATE** The owner has been located and she is back home, safe and sound. Thanks for the help everyone! If anyone recognizes this Husky, please let us know via comment, message, or phone call. I'm sure it would rather be in its nice and warm house instead of canine jail. Thanks!!

Please remember that the Statewide tornado drill is at 10am

Situation Report – Monett – Lawrence County OEM Monday, March 6, 2017 14:30 hours • EOC/OEM Response: We will continue to monitor the situation through the day. o Activation Level – We anticipate raising our status to a Level 3 (active monitoring) by early afternoon. o Spotters – Will likely be needed this evening. o Safety Concern; Spotters Must exercise extreme caution when spotting at night, especially with fast moving storms. • Situation/ Current Observations: Overcast in the upper 60’s, sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph. Storm development is expected early evening. Storms will form in SE Kansas and NE Oklahoma and move into our area. Storms will develop quickly and move quickly. All modes of severe weather are possible including winds of 70 mph, golf ball sized hail, and tornadoes. Monett and Lawrence County are in the Enhanced Risk for severe storms and tornadic activity. • Current Watches / Warnings: Wind Advisory until 6:00 PM today. Red Flag Warning for 03/107/2017 11:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. • Hazards: Strong (potentially damaging) straight line winds to 70 m.p.h., hail, and rain as storms form along and just ahead of the cold front there may be Supercell development, additionally as the system forms a line or line segments the best chance for Tornadic development will be along bowing segments of the line. • Impacts Events this evening and overnight may be impacted by this event. • Special Events; o None that the OEM is aware of at this time • Timing: Scatted storms may (there is uncertainty) begin as early as 1800, ahead of the front. The best time (confidence is high) for development of a rapidly moving line of severe storms between 2100 to 0400 hrs. Behind the front, a mild and very dry air mass will return and is expected to raise Fire Weather Risk. • Updates; Will be issued as needed. • ANNOUNCEMENTS; o 2017 Statewide Tornado Drill – TOMORROW - March 7, 1000hrs. – NWS weather radios/MULES will receive a TOR warning to activate the drill. NWS anticipates the drill proceeding, as any severe weather should be well east of the region.