December 24, 2009

News Release

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:

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

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
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