Kahoka Police Officer Charged With Domestic Assault

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A part-time Kahoka police officer has been suspended pending the outcome of an investigation of a Sunday incident.

According to court papers, Michele Miller, of Memphis, pointed a semiautomatic pistol at a family member. Memphis police were called to her home Sunday afternoon. She is charged with third degree domestic assault.

The victim told investigators that Miller threatened to shoot holes in the pool if the victim did not go back in the house to finish her chores. Two neighbors witnessed the incident.

She was released from jail after posting bond.

The following court orders are from www.courts.mo.gov/casenet:
Order
August 3, 2015. Pursuant to section 595.226.1, RSMo, the Clerk is hereby directed to raise the security level of the Information and the Probable Cause Statement herein to level 3 in the case management system, to prevent the release of identifying information relating the the alleged victim in this matter. Any copies of the Information and/or Probable Cause Statement which shall be released to anyone other than the Defendant or an attorney of record in this case shall have all identifying information of the alleged victim, as defined in section 595.226.1, RSMo, redacted by the Clerk prior to the release of said documents. Clerk is directed to notify counsel of record accordingly, via the Missouri Courts electronic filing system. /s/Karl DeMarce
Warrant Issued
Warrant for Arrest issued and delivered to the Scotland County Sheriff for service. Document ID: 15-SEARW-27, for MILLER, MICHELE DIANE. , Bond Amount: 2,500.00, Bond Text: CASH ONLY. Should Defendant post bond, standard conditions of bond shall apply, with the following additional special conditions of bond in place: (1) Defendant shall have no contact via any means of communication with the alleged victim or any witnesses, and shall not knowingly permit or encourage any other person to do so on her behalf. (2) Defendant shall not possess a firearm or ammunition, and within six hours of posting bond, Defendant shall surrender all firearms and/or ammunition in her possession to the Scotland County Sheriff’s Department, which shall take charge of said items until further Order of this Court.
Order
August 3, 2015. Court finds probable cause and that the Defendant may pose a danger to the alleged victim and/or to the community. Warrant for Arrest ordered, bond set at $2,500.00, cash only. Should Defendant post bond, standard conditions of bond shall apply, with the following additional special conditions of bond in place: (1) Defendant shall have no contact via any means of communication with the alleged victim or any witnesses, and shall not knowingly permit or encourage any other person to do so on her behalf. (2) Defendant shall not possess a firearm or ammunition, and within six hours of posting bond, Defendant shall surrender all firearms and/or ammunition in her possession to the Scotland County Sheriff’s Department, which shall take charge of said items until further Order of this Court. /s/Karl DeMarce