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Damage from deer to patrol truck



The LCSO is completing a child abuse/neglect investigation reported to this office in December 2017. We have or attempted to interview several people, worked with Children’s Division, Juvenile Office, Child Advocacy Center, and medical professionals including Children’s Mercy Hospital. The case file will be submitted to Prosecuting Attorney Adam Warren for consideration.

The LCSO is currently working a new report of juvenile sex offense. The LCSO is being assisted by the Juvenile Office and Children’s Division at the present time. Investigation continues.

February 08 the LCSO responded to a call of possible suicidal person. The individual was possibly intoxicated under alcohol and prescription drugs. The person was transported to Hedrick Medical Center by ambulance for treatment.

February 12 the LCSO began an investigation of stealing from a vehicle. Victim reported the unlocked vehicle was parked next to the home. Stolen from the vehicle was a bag containing $627 worth of property being sharpening steel, dimeter knife, 2 breaking knives, and a boning knife.

February 13 the LCSO became involved in a report of bully behavior from a young student at a rural school. LCSO seeking assistance with juvenile office, parent(s), and school officials.

February 13 the LCSO began an investigation of Violation of Full Order of Protection. The deputy discovered a man was at a residence in the 400 block of Calhoun Street and was prohibited by the Court order from being near the petitioner of that full order of protection who resides at that same location. The suspect was notified of the potential violation and the petitioner was interviewed and given instructions on how to have the protection order withdrawn. Report will be sent to the prosecuting attorney for review.

February 15 the LCSO began an investigation of burglary and stealing from an outbuilding on Liv 247. Items reported stolen include Jeff Gordon die cast car, John Deere Die Cast .22 caliber pistol, Stihl 440 mag chainsaw (new), a ¼ and 3/8 inch S K Socket sets, Honda Generator, and an in-ground line detector. Investigation continues.



February 10 the LCSO stopped a vehicle and arrested Penny Lea Evans, 35, Breckenridge, for alleged Driving While Suspended. Ms. Evans was processed at the LCSO and released on a summons to appear in Court.

February 13 the LCSO arrested Michael Neil McGinnis, 21, Leawood Kansas on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Probation Violation on original charge of class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance. Subject posted bond and was released pending next Court appearance.

February 14 the LCSO served a Livingston County arrest warrant on Laura Bentley, 29, Carrollton for alleged Failure to Obey a Judge’s Order on bond conditions on an original class B misdemeanor charge of Interference with Legal Process. Bond was set at $10,000 cash on case #17LV-CR00510 with warrant dated February 14, 2018.

February 14 the LCSO served a Daviess County arrest warrant on Amanda J. Rainey, 38, Chillicothe upon surrendering herself to the LCSO. Ms. Rainey was wanted for alleged insufficient funds check and posted the $400 bond and was released pending court appearance.

February 15 the LCSO served 2 Macon County Civil Body Attachment orders on Steven H. Boyd, 57, Chillicothe. Mr. Boyd was transferred to the custody of the Macon County Sheriff.



February 16 the LCSO issued a Michigan driver a speeding citation for 86 in a 55 on U.S. 36 at the Grand River.

February 16 a citation is being sent to a Chillicothe driver for alleged Driving While Suspended after being seen by an LCSO officer driving this date.


Additional Information:

February 14 at 2:00 a.m. a deputy was responding to an emergency call and was on Highway 190 when a deer ran into the side of the patrol vehicle. Estimates of damage are about $3,500. The vehicle remained operable and the deputy responded to the call for service. The Missouri State Highway Patrol worked the accident investigation.

February 16 Deputy Mueller took K-9 Zaki to Southwest and Chula School and spoke with several people/students and/or a short presentation was put on for administrative staff.

The LCSO has been extremely busy with a variety of on-going criminal investigations, responding to calls for service, Court duties and Courthouse security, civil process, and other administrative duties.

A few of us at the LCSO have been hit with a virus or flu bug which has added to already being shorthanded.

Currently the LCSO has 42 people in custody at the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail, with 15 of these being female detainees. If you check our website www.livcoso.org you will see that 25 of the current 42 detainees are incarcerated on a primary charge involving some type of alleged drug violation. This does not include people who allegedly violated probation or parole due to drug use or the underlying issue of their primary offense was due to drugs. Our society needs a more answers to this public health and safety problem.


On February 16 we added 4 people to our Most Wanted Website at www.livcoso.org being:

Crystal Genny Brown, 36, St. Louis, wanted on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Appear in Court on original class C felony of Forgery.

Kevin Dewayne Holloway, 48, Kidder, wanted on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.

Terry Duane Lund, 29, unknown address, wanted on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged felony stealing.

Ronnie G. Smith, 40, Chillicothe, wanted on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class E felony Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

Any and all TIPS on the above 4 people will be greatly appreciated.


Recently the LCSO received orders from the Court to cause the following people be transferred to the Missouri Department of Corrections:

Jessica Niffen, 31, Chillicothe                Probation Violation - Burglary -  5 years


Mikall Foster, 26, Chillicothe                  Probation Violation - Possession Controlled Substance - 4 years


Joshua McQuinn, 37, Cainsville              Probation Violation - Possession Controlled Substance - 4 years


Anyone with information on these or other crimes or these fugitives is asked to call the LCSO at 660-646-0515, dispatch at 660-646-2121, or submit a non-urgent TIP through our website at www.livcoso.org.


Sheriff Steve Cox

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