St. Clair County Press Release: Report of Assault and Property Damage in Osceola

On August 28, a St. Clair County deputy took a report from Carol Bealer in regards to an assault and property damage that occurred on Aug. 26. Bealer stated that when she and a paper server tried to serve papers to Paul Robertson, he became upset and grabbed a weed eater, started it, and came towards Bealer with it. She reported that Robertson raised the weed eater at her face. Bealer also reported that Robertson hit her car two more times with the weed eater.

Bealer stated that when they were in the car and trying to leave the property, Robertson had got onto an ATV and rammed her car twice while going down the driveway.

Another suspect had came down the road and threatened to get a gun. When the second suspect passed the vehicle, they spun their tires and threw gravel all over the car.

Suspects have been named and a request for prosecution has been filed.

This case is currently under investigation. Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to this case or any others to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to


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