June 27 a property damage was reported to private land and soy bean field with damage estimated at $4,000. A possible suspect was identified and a report is being submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration.
July 20 the LCSO responded to an attempted break-in of a building in the southern part of Livingston County. Someone had attempted to force entry into the building and did damage to an entry way. Investigation continues.
July 20 the LCSO began an investigation of alleged protection order violation. A Mooresville resident reported the respondent had violated the protection order. No contact was reported to have taken place but the reporting person claimed the respondent drove by the home and was also at a Chillicothe business at the same time. Investigation is continuing.
July 21 the LCSO began an investigation of reported property damage to a fence at a rural residence. Further investigation revealed this is a civil matter.
July 22 a deputy made a traffic stop for a violation on Liv 256 which turned into a misdemeanor arrest. The deputy noticed the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle upon approach and located less than 10 grams of marijuana. The deputy arrested Brendon Michael Brake, 20, Springfield, for the alleged possession of marijuana and Mr. Brake was processed at the LCSO and released with a citation to appear in Court on August 22, 2018. Mr. Brake is currently on probation in Grundy County.
July 23 the LCSO continued with an assault investigation and other on-going investigation(s) in Mooresville.
July 23 the LCSO responded to a call of a burglary in rural Livingston County. The situation turned into a concern for the safety for the person calling in as no burglary is believed to have taken place and the caller was possibly in need of mental/medical attention. Person was taken to a treatment facility on a 96-hour Court order.
July 25 afternoon Sheriff Cox had a vehicle stopped on U.S. 36 for speeding and Deputy Mueller and K-9 Zaki were summoned to the scene. Zaki gave positive indications of the odor of drug(s). A search revealed a small quantity of drug paraphernalia and residue.
Most Wanted Updates:
Arrested: July 23 the Chillicothe Police arrested Maria Hoke Childs, 39, Chillicothe wanted on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance. Ms. Childs was transferred to the custody of DDCRJ.
Arrested: July 24 KCPD arrested Roger D. Owings, 46, Kansas City on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Probation Violation on an original class B felony drug violation. Mr. Owings will be extradited to the DDCRJ as soon as possible.
Arrested: July 25 Iowa authorities arrested Nickkol L. Starr, 23, on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Probation Violation on original class C felony drug violation. Ms. Starr will be extradited at first opportunity.
Added: July 26 Rachel Lynn Sprague, 44, Columbia, wanted on Livingston County felony warrant for alleged Violation of Bond Conditions on original class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance.
Added: July 26 Marlon Brandon Gilbert, 26, Kansas City, wanted on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Violation of Bond Conditions on original class A felony Distribution of Controlled Substance in Protected Location, and class E felony Delivery of Less Than 35 Grams of Marijuana.
Added: July 27 Justin Cee Paup, 40, Hale, wanted on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class C felony Delivery of a Controlled Substance.
July 25 a deputy arrested Gage Anthony Lee, 19, Cameron on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failing to Appear in Court on a Speeding Citation. Mr. Lee posted 200 dollar cash bond and was released.
July 25 we arrested Marshall Cordray, 46, Wheeling, on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class E felony of Harassment. Mr. Cordray was transferred to the DDCRJ in lieu of bond. This stems from a LCSO investigation of the alleged harassment.
July 23 a speeding citation was issued to an Indiana driver for 87 in a 65.
July 23 a Chillicothe driver was cited for a child restraint violation.
July 24 a Colorado driver was cited for excessive speed for 82 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Wheeling.
July 24 a Kansas driver was cited for 88 in a 65 on U.S. 36 west of Wheeling.
July 25 a Kansas City driver was issued a citation for 80 in a 65 at Wheeling Junction on 36.
July 25 a Mendon driver was issued a citation for 78 in a 65 at U.S. 36 and U.S. 65.
July 25 a Colorado driver was issued a speeding citation for 81 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Utica.
July 26 a Kirksville driver was issued a speeding citation for 83 in a 65 near Mooresville Jct.
July 26 a Kingston driver was issued a speeding citation for 77 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Grand River.
July 23 several LCSO employees attended the Autism Interaction Training at Comfort Inn.
The LCSO has submitted request to the State of Missouri for reimbursement of $779.90 for extradition costs of extraditing a fugitive from the Wayne County Sheriff in Kentucky. The detainee was wanted for felony stealing.
The LCSO continues to receive many calls and information on area citizens and businesses being contacted from SCAM artists trying to manipulate the intended victims into sending money, gaining access to their computer, or being threatened with arrest and/or law suits. Some of these callers disguise their phone number to appear to be from a local caller.
LCSO staff has been busy on a variety of on-going investigations, assisting other agencies and significant amount of court and courthouse security this week. Several stranded motorists were assisted.
July 25 the LCSO had 15 detainees appear in Livingston County Associate Circuit Court before Judge Valbracht.
July 26 the LCSO had 19 detainees appear in Livingston County Circuit Court before Judge Adkins.
One detainee was removed from the courthouse for disruptive behavior this week.
Currently the LCSO has 39 detainees in the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail, 9 of which are female.
If you have information on these or other crimes please call us at 660-646-0515, dispatch at 660-646-2121, or submit a CRIME TIP through our website at www.livcoso.org
Sheriff Steve Cox