For Immediate Release
Charges Filed in Assault & Robbery
The Springfield Police Department presented several charges to the Greene County Prosecutors Office today related to an alleged vehicle assault, discharge of a firearm, and attempted robbery (car jacking) incident that occurred yesterday, December 23, 2009, around 3:15 p.m. in northeast Springfield.
Timothy W. Sparks, 46 yoa, Ozark, MO, has been charged in Greene County with 11 criminal counts related to the incident:
- First Degree Assault
- Unlawful Use of a Weapon – two counts
- Unlawful Possession of a Concealed firearm
- Attempted Robbery
- Attempted First Degree Robbery
- Armed Criminal Action – four counts
Bond has been set at $150,000.00
Greene County Court case #0931-CR08676.
The Springfield Police Department is continuing its investigation into the incident and additional charges may be presented at a later date.
SPD Case Number: 09-55895
Media Contact: On-Duty Watch Commander; Release authorized by: Lt. Scott Leven