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by Melody Pettit, KSPR News and mpettit@kspr.com | September 15, 2013
CAMDENTON, Mo. -- The Camden County Sheriff's Department is investigating the discovery of a decomposing body in a home in the Camelot Estates area north of Camdenton.  Authorities say they got the call a little after 1 p.m. Sunday about a possible deceased person at a home. The sheriff's department says it has no information on how long the body may have been there. Investigators worked at the scene into the evening.  Officers are waiting on the report from a medical examiner.
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KSPR News | October 6, 2010
67 year old William Vannote was pronounced dead at 7:20 am Wednesday morning. Vannote was shot in a home invasion in Camden County late Saturday night. Police were called to a house in Sunrise Beach late Saturday night.  Sharon Dickson, who was 59, was found dead.  Vannote was barely alive. An autopsy has been scheduled for Thursday on Vannote's body. The Lake of the Ozarks Major Case Squad says they are following leads as the investigation continues.
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Brad Belote | March 24, 2010
CAMDEN COUNTY, Mo. - A Camdenton woman is accused of making "one pot" meth. Shannon M. Rogers, 26, is charged with one count of Attempted Manufacture of a Controlled Substance, a Class B Felony, a Class C Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance, and a Parole Violation. Camden County deputies searched a home in the 100 block of Cliff House Acres off State Highway D. As a result of the search warrant, precursors used to manufacture methamphetamine were located along with a partial "one pot" meth lab. "ONE POT METH" The 'one pot" method lab has become a new trend among methamphetamine manufacturers.
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by Lauren Matter, KSPR News and Anchor | September 20, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The seasons, they are a changing.  And, when the weather shifts, so do the illnesses. Several counties across the Ozarks are seeing a spike in the number of people coming into clinics because they're sick. In Webster County, the Ozarks Community Hospital clinics are seeing upper respiratory infections.  Health officials say the illness is showing up earlier this school year than in the past.  Doctors are also seeing strep and non-strep related sore throats.
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by Chris Brewer / Follow me on Twitter: @iamchrisbrewer | February 7, 2012
LAKE OZARK - Three people were arrested in Lake Ozark over the weekend, after police discovered drug activity going on at an educational center. According to a press release provided by the Lake Ozark Police Department, Marlan "Johnny" Myers, 35; Kevin "Zack" Snapp, 23; and Natasha R. Carlisle, 24, were arrested after officers received a tip of illegal drug activity at the Myers Center.  When officers arrived they saw a man they knew to be a wanted felon in Camden County enter the business; they then served a search warrant on the property.
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Joanna Small and Reporter | December 5, 2010
  An Ozarks man is in custody, charged with three counts of 1st Degree Murder in connection to a triple homicide.     The bodies of 53-year-old Donald Myers, 45-year-old Donald Young, and 46-year-old Sally Amos were found Friday morning in a home a few miles north of Stoutland, a Camden County community near the Laclede County line.   51-year-old Morris McCabe is in the Laclede County jail, blamed for the deaths.   6234 Missouri State Route T is already ready for the holidays.
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by Joe Daues, KSPR News | July 10, 2013
Four people were hurt at the Lake of the Ozarks near Ledges Cove in Camden county. It happened Tuesday (7-9) to a VIP Runabout (like the one pictured) near the 20 mile marker on the lake.  The MO Highway Patrol says four people from Iowa were about at the time.   They all suffered minor injuries and did not seek treatment. The boat was docked at the time and the flames from the explosion did minor damage to another boat. You can see the full crash report at the Highway Patrol website .
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KSPR News | July 22, 2010
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is overseeing the cleanup of fuel that leaked from a convenience store in Climax Springs. The Camden county HAZMAT Team called DNR this morning (7-22) to report fuel leaching from under the parking lot of Barry’s Z-Mart. The store is located at Highway 7 and Route Z, Climax Springs. The department dispatched an environmental emergency responder from Jefferson City to the scene. The department also contacted the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Division of Weights and Measures.
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KSPR News | May 13, 2010
Two Missouri men are being held without bond in the Camden County Jail, after police found "the makings of methamphetamines" in their car at Osage Beach. Travis Campbell, 25, of Eldon, and Frank Vincent, 29, of Clinton were arrested May 10. "(T)hey became nervous and the officer detected a chemical odor coming from the interior of the vehicle," Osage Beach police said in a news release. "The Osage Beach K-9 positively alerted on the vehicle. A search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of a Squirt beverage bottle containing what appeared to be the makings of methamphetamines.
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Leigh Moody and a | October 31, 2011
A Dixon man is behind bars tonight after trying to elude deputies in Pulaski county. On Saturday, police say  23-year-old Richard Sinden tried to avoid a DUI checkpoint on Cave Road. Deputies followed Sinden but lost him in a wooded area. A witness then  directed deputies to where Sinden was hiding. Afollow up check revealed he also had five active warrants. Sinden remains in the Pulaski county jail on several warrants including driving with a suspended license and two camden county warrants for DWI and felony possession of a controlled substance.
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