October 01, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Arrest Made in Apartment Assault

The Springfield Police Department has arrested a man in connection with an assault that occurred at an apartment complex located at 504 E. Cherry. Darrall D. Tosh (w/m dob: 12/29/1962), was arrested on Friday, September 28, 2012, as a result of the investigation.

Springfield Police Officers responded to the address on 09/28/2012 in response to an assault that involved a machete. When officers arrived at the location, they discovered the victim, identified as Paul E. Stacy, with lacerations to his wrist and neck area. Stacy was transported to a local hospital by ambulance for treatment, with non-life threatening injuries.

Tosh was located at the apartment complex, and later arrested and booked into the Greene County jail as a result of the investigation into the assault. SPD Detectives presented the charge to the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office. Tosh is currently being held in the Greene County jail on the charge of 1st Degree Assault with a $50,000.00 bond.

“The charges announced herein are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty”

SPD Case Number: 12-41062
Media Contact:  Officer David T. Snider,  phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Lt. Tad Peters

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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
417-864-1810 • springfieldmo.gov/spd