Two people are charged with receiving stolen property in connection with Neosho police incidents Friday, and two people were bitten by dogs in separate attacks within three blocks and about 3 hours, also on Friday.

Two people are charged with receiving stolen property in connection with Neosho police incidents Friday, and two people were bitten by dogs in separate attacks within three blocks and about 3½ hours, also on Friday.

Devan Teas, 25 of Neosho, was charged by Anderson police with receiving stolen property after he was arrested by that department in possession of a scooter that Neosho police Lt. Jason Baird said was reported stolen at 2:33 p.m. from the 600 block of South College Street. The scooter, which was recovered, is valued at $400.
Teas is free on bond from the McDonald County Jail.
David Lee Reid will be charged with receiving stolen property after police answered a 6:20 p.m. call to the 400 block of West McCord where Baird said a purse and its contents valued at $187 was stolen from inside a house.  
“She was babysitting and went to the restroom and when she came out a male was standing there talking to the children,” Baird said. “When he was gone she realized the purse was gone.”
The latest charge is pending but the Newton County Prosecutor’s Office said Teas was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance on Thursday. He is held on a $3,000 surety bond on that count, and Newton County Jail officials report he is also held on a $400 surety bond on a Neosho city charge of possession of a controlled substance.
A pit bull has been quarantined in Joplin for 10 days after biting a 37-year old woman in the 700 block of West McCord Street.
Police responded at 9:30 a.m. after Baird said the dog belonging to a neighbor bit the woman on the arm and elbow area, and tore a large wound on the back of one of her legs. The dog did receive a rabies vaccination in April, he said.
At 1:07 p.m., officers were called to the 400 block of West McCord where Baird said a medium size black dog wandered by and a two-year-old girl accidentally startled it and the animal bit her on the face, causing a minor wound. That dog has not been located.
Police are seeking the driver of a dark green late 1990’s style Dodge truck who Baird said is suspected in forging a check.
Police responded at 2:25 p.m. Friday to Hometown Bank, 1285 South Neosho Boulevard, where he said a check that was stolen from a mailbox and had been washed out was cashed for $450.
Police are investigating another forgery reported earlier at 8:55 a.m. when he said Orscheln Farm & Home advised that the 840 West Harmony Street store had received a counterfeit $10 bill.

Summit View Apartments, 100 Summit View Court, reported the theft of electricity at 12:53 a.m. Saturday.

“The neighbor got in the attic and ran an extension cord to her side and plugged it in,” Baird said. “It was found after the other tenants were evicted.”

A resident in the 300 block of John Place suspects a roommate in the disappearance of a lap top, Mickey Mouse blanket and a massager, valued at $185.

Police responded to that incident at 10:09 a.m. Saturday.

No loss was sustained when Baird said two 16-year-old girls were caught shoplifting at Walmart Saturday.

Police responded to the 3200 Lusk Drive store at 2:25 p.m. and Baird said the juveniles were turned over to their parents.

Police are still looking for two 18-year-old males implicated in the assault of another 18-year-old boy at the skate park on Thursday.

Police responded at 11:40 p.m. after Baird said the pair had the victim on the ground and were kicking him.