It was a busy weekend for the Camden County Sheriff's Department.


The weekend started off with a call to a residence on Spencer Creek Road where a woman described as out-of-control was tasered after allegedly threatening to cut herself.


It was a busy weekend for the Camden County Sheriff's Department.

The weekend started off with a call to a residence on Spencer Creek Road where a woman described as out-of-control was tasered after allegedly threatening to cut herself.

 Sylvia L. Baade, 57, Camdenton, was arrested on Feb. 23 for domestic assault. Baade had allegedly rammed her vehicle into the victim's vehicle and then entered his home where she started destroying things. The victim was listed as her estranged husband.

When deputies arrival at the home, they made contact with the victim who stated  Baade was inside the home and had access to firearms. After entering the home deputies encountered the female armed with a knife. Negotiators attempted to talk to the suspect to calm her down,   while doing so she made an attempt to cut herself.

Deputies used a Taser preventing her from harming herself or others. Baade was taken into custody without further incident.

Bond for Baade was set at $2,000 cash or $15,000 surety.

On Feb. 24, 2012 deputies were called to the 100 block of Screech Owl Circle Camdenton, in reference to a stolen vehicle.

Upon the deputy’s arrival the reporting party provided the stolen vehicle information and description. This information was relayed to the communications division for entry into law enforcement data system. A short time later it was learned that the vehicle in question had been involved in a motor vehicle accident south of Sleeper, Missouri.

Information from the accident report was utilized by the investigating deputy to find the identity and address on the driver of the vehicle. The suspect/driver was identified as Jeremy R. Koontz, 21, of Kansas City, Ks.

The accident report reflected that Koontz was taken to Mercy Hospital in Lebanon for injuries sustained in the accident. Upon contacting the hospital the subject had already been released.

Further investigation found that the suspect was at a relative’s home in Lebanon. Contact was made with the Lebanon Police Department to assist in locating the suspect.

Lebanon authorities arrested Koontz and held him for Camden County.

Koontz has been charged with a class C felony for tampering with a motor vehicle 1st degree and is currently being held at the Camden County Adult Detention Facility. Bond set at $15,000.00 cash and $50,000.00 surety.