October 06 the LCSO began an investigation of a reported indecent exposure where 1 adult and possibly children witnessed the incident. Investigation has been completed and submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration of charges.
October 10 the LCSO began an investigation of suspected multiple counts of fraud/forgery. Investigation continues.
October 10 the LCSO completed a trash dumping investigation and the male suspect is being cited into court for the violation in addition to having been requested to clean the area.
October 10 the LCSO responded to private property where a pickup and person were reported to be sitting in a vehicle and trespassing. Contact was made and the person agreed to leave. The property owner is still deciding if they wish to prosecute.
October 10 the LCSO completed a reported fraud/scam investigation where a local resident was allegedly cheated out of money by a known suspect.
October 12 the LCSO began an investigation of property damage in the 600 block of Fellows in Utica. Unknown person used a chainsaw and destroyed a child’s fort and also cut down several trees. Investigation continues.
October 13 the LCSO assisted the Children Division on an investigation of a home in Wheeling.
October 13 the LCSO began an investigation of trash dumping on Liv 251. Investigation continues.
October 13 the LCSO began working an investigation on a possible sex offender registration violation.
October 13 the LCSO began an investigation of trash dumping on Liv 251 east of the railroad tracks. Investigation continues.
October 17 the LCSO assisted the Chillicothe PD with a domestic investigation and one person of interest allegedly fled to a residence outside the city limits. The deputy and CPD officer went to that home and could smell a strong odor of burning marijuana. The officers eventually made contact with the male subject, confiscated drug paraphernalia, and will forward the report to the prosecuting attorney for consideration of charges.
October 17 the LCSO began an investigation of a possible burglary in the 24000 block of Liv 389. Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the home which was unoccupied at the time and appears to have remained in the residence for a period of time. Investigation continues.
The LCSO has completed 4 incident reports seeking additional charges on 4 people who have failed to appear in Livingston County Associate Court.
Most Wanted Updates:
October 14 fugitive Kerina L. Rhoton, 22, Chillicothe was arrested by Cameron Police on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance. Ms. Rhoton has been a fugitive since August 03, 2018.
October 15 fugitive Scott Elliott Robinson, 39, was arrested by authorities in Buchanan County on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged PROBATION VIOLATION on original class C felony Passing Bad Check-$500 or more-Insufficient Funds/No Account. Mr. Robinson has been a fugitive since March 2018.
October 08 the LCSO arrested Tracy Nicole Moseley, 41, Utica, on a Pettis County arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Appear in Court on a Stealing charge. Ms. Moseley was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail pending extradition by Pettis County Sheriff.
October 09 the LCSO took the following 4 people into custody per Court order to serve either jail time, prison sentence, or complete a treatment program:
Stephanie Marie Brownsberger, 46, Chillicothe, to serve 7 additional days in jail for Possession of Controlled Substance.
October 10 the LCSO arrested Cynthia Renee Periman, 30, Chillicothe when she surrendered to the court on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class E felony Driving while Suspended/Revoked.
October 14 a deputy stopped a vehicle for traveling 89 in a 60 on U.S. 65 at Liv 329 and arrested Julius H. Foster III, 73, Kansas City for the speeding violation and Mr. Foster posted bond and will appear in court on November 21.
October 14 about 1:00 a.m. a deputy was in Utica monitoring the community and traffic and stopped a vehicle for traffic violation and subsequently arrested Marshall Lewis Moore, 22, Utica for alleged Driving While Intoxicated and Failing to Stop at a Stop Sign. Mr. Moore was processed and released on summons.
October 02 an Illinois driver was cited for 89 in a 65 near Utica.
October 04 a Kansas driver was cited for 83 in a 65.
October 07 a Cameron driver was cited for 88 in a 65.
October 08 a Branson driver was cited for 72 in a 55 on Highway H.
October 08 a Kansas City driver was cited for 88 in a 65.
October 10 a Kansas driver was cited for running 86 on U.S. 36 in the flood zone area.
October 11 an Independence driver was cited for 83 in a 65 near Mooresville junction.
October 11 a Huntsville driver was cited for 84 in a 65 on U.S. 36.
October 14 a Kansas City driver was issued a speeding citation for 82 in a 65 near Mooresville junction.
October 15 an Ohio driver was cited for 81 in a 65 for violation near Wheeling Junction.
October 17 a Chicago driver was cited for 81 in a 65.
October 18 a Kansas City driver was cited for 89 in a 65.
October 09 the LCSO had a total of 20 detainees appear in Livingston County Court before Judge R. Brent Elliott, Judge Thomas Chapman, and Judge James P. Valbracht with 2 different courts in session.
October 09 the LCSO took 4 new people into custody at the judge’s request in Court being:
Stephanie Marie Brownsberger, 46, Chillicothe, to serve 7 days for Possession of Controlled Substance.
Maria Hoke Childs, 40, sentenced to 2 years Department of Corrections for Possession of Controlled Substance.
Emily Ann Prewitt, 34, Chillicothe, to attend 120 day treatment program in the Missouri Department of Corrections on original charge of Delivery Controlled Substance.
Jordan Daniel Wells, given 2 years in the Department of Corrections for Leaving the Scene of an Injury Involved Accident.
October 09 the sheriff directed a female out of the courthouse after learning she was repeatedly attempting to smuggle a cell phone into the courtroom which is prohibited by the courts. The woman was attempting to see a male detainee and had to be instructed multiple times to leave the Courthouse immediately for the entire day or be arrested for trespassing
October 12 a supervisor at the LCSO instructed a person at the LCSO to leave the building as that person had no legitimate reason to be in our office and was being disruptive to the operations of the organization.
October 17 we had 53 prospective jurors at the Livingston County Courthouse of which 13 remained for a jury trial on a drug case which lasted a good part of the day. At the end of the trial the defendant was acquitted. Multiple LCSO officers were involved in courthouse security and bailiff duties.
Sheriff Steve Cox recently attended the Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) meeting in Jefferson City. Sheriff Cox is a POST commissioner with duties that include peace officer and academy training and licenses.
Currently the LCSO has 36 people in custody at the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail, 8 of which are female detainees.
If you have any 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