April 16 Deputy Sheriff/School Resource Officer Mike Lewis filed a report with our office regarding a threat made by a student at a Chillicothe School. The student, parents, juvenile office and school administration were visited with and the juvenile office will review the report while the school is taking administrative action.
April 17 Deputy Sheriff/School Resource Officer Mike Lewis filed a report with the LCSO regarding an incident at Danner Park as Chillicothe was playing Northwestern School for baseball. Two young juveniles were found to have stolen a wallet, keys, $20, $25 gift card, iPhone and head phones from the opposing team’s bus. Items were returned to the players and both juvenile’s parent(s) were notified and assisted the deputy. Report sent to juvenile authorities.
April 18 LCSO checked the well-being of a Utica resident. Relatives had called and was concerned about the individual. All was found to be okay.
April 20 the LCSO receiving information on a lost or stolen license plate from a trailer which was parked in Chula, MO. Information placed in the MULES law enforcement computer for notification.
April 20 the LCSO responded to private property west of Chillicothe where alleged trespassers were refusing to leave. Upon arrival the suspects had fled on foot but it was determined these people had been squatting on the land for some time. K-9 Zaki and Deputy Leadbetter located where the suspects had been camping and trashed the area. The duo returned later in the day with Deputy Williams and found the camp site had been moved but all the litter remained. Zaki tracked the suspects to the new camping location where contact was made. The squatters were now setting up camp on highway right of way and were informed about the trespassing and littering violation. Information was given that if the trash was properly cleaned and disposed of and since these people were planning on leaving the state this week there would be no charges. Check of the areas on April 21 found all the trash removed and disposed of. Property owner was pleased.
April 21 a deputy was turning around to stop a vehicle in Wheeling with expired plates when the deputy said the vehicle eluded him. A short time later the car was found and the driver was located at a residence. Two citations were issued to the driver being for Driving While Suspended/Revoked and Failure to Register a Motor Vehicle.
April 23 the LCSO began an investigation of property damage and trespassing as unknown person(s) trespassed onto private property and shot several windows out of a John Deere tractor parked in a field. Areas residents were questioned about the incident and the case remains open for additional leads.
April 24 an investigation on various reports from citizens here and in adjoining counties of a male acting extremely strange in the middle of the night in rural areas was followed up on. We located the suspect at a home in Chillicothe and he was interviewed and his vehicle searched. The deputy seized a bottle of oxycodone which had been recently filled but was nearly empty. Additional evidence was seized which supports the medication was not being used properly. Report being submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration of charges and notification to the probation/parole officer.
April 24 Deputy Sheriff/School Resource Officer Mike Lewis filed a report with the LCSO regarding a student at Chillicothe High School reportedly found with a pocket knife. There were no threats or indications of threats and the student, parents, juvenile officer and school are aware of the issue. Administrative action has taken place and the juvenile officer has the case file.
April 25 a deputy stopped a speeding vehicle on U.S. 36 for 86 in a 65. The deputy noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle upon approach. The driver had passed marijuana to the passenger to hide in the car. The deputy arrested Tawuan M. Marchbanks, 30, Kansas City for alleged Driving While Revoked/Suspended 2nd or 3rd offense, Excessive Speed 86 in a 65 and Possession of 11-35 grams of marijuana. Mr. Marchbanks was processed at the LCSO and released on the summons to appear June 12, 2019 in Associate Court.
April 26 the LCSO checked the well-being of a juvenile reported to possibly be suicidal. The child was found to be okay and communication with the child and parent(s) took place. The parent(s) were then seeking additional professional care.
Most Wanted Updates:
April 22 we added Andres Beck-Broussard, 34, St. Joseph wanted on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Probation Violation on original class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance. April 23 this person was arrested by St. Joseph Police.
April 23 Sylvia Gurne Nichelson, 27, Carrollton was arrested by authorities in Carroll County on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Probation Violation on original 2 class D felony Drug Possession violations. Bond was set at $20,000. Extradition will take place at first opportunity. Ms. Nichelson has been a fugitive since January 22, 2019.
April 24 we added Jeremiah W. Johnson, 38, Kansas City wanted on Livingston County warrant for alleged class E felony Non-Support, Total Arrears in Excess of 12 Monthly Payments.
April 27 added Tynisha S. Wright, 41, Detroit, MI wanted on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Appear in Court on original class E felony Delivery of 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid. Bond set at $20,000.
April 16 the LCSO arrested Garret Joseph Donoho, 19, Chillicothe on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Obey a Judge’s Order on class A misdemeanor Resisting/Interfering with Arrest, Detention or Stop.
April 17 the LCSO arrested William Eric Wilson, 53, Chillicothe on a Parole Violation arrest warrant.
April 18 the LCSO served a Livingston County arrest warrant on Nora Pearl Evans, 49, Wheeling for alleged Probation Violation on original class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance. Bond was set at $20,000 with warrant dated April 18, 2019.
April 22 the LCSO arrested James Paul Eugene Haight, 19, Bosworth on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Violation of Bond Conditions on original class E felony Knowingly Burning or Exploding and class E felony Property Damage-1st degree. Mr. Haight was transferred to the DDCRJ in lieu of $20,000 bond.
April 25 arrested Jason David Close, 22, Chillicothe on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class E felony Fail to Register as a Sex Offender.
April 22 a speeding citation was issued to an Illinois driver for 87 in a 65 on U.S. 36 near Utica.
April 25 a Cole Camp driver was cited for 73 in a 60 on U.S. 65 near Highway Z.
April 26 a Chula resident was issued a speeding citation for a violation in Chula of 45 in a 25.
April 27 a Marshall driver was cited for 94 in a 65 on U.S. 36 near Utica. Subject posted bond and was released on summons.
April 28 a Chillicothe driver was cited for 85 in a 60 on U.S. 65 at Highway JJ.
The LCSO is seeking reimbursement from the State of Missouri on a recent out-of-state extradition from Colorado on expenses of $764.50.
April 22 Chief Jon Maples and Sheriff Cox had a lunch meeting where various things were discussed including how both agencies can better serve the city and county along with potential money savings for both entities.
The LCSO has remained extremely busy with a significant amount of court, criminal investigations, calls for service, civil process and assisting other agencies.
April 24 the LCSO had 9 detainees appear before Judge Michael Leamer in Associate Division Court.
Currently the LCSO has 26 people in custody at the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail, 10 of our detainees are female.
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 non-urgent Crime TIP through our website at www.livcoso.org.
Sheriff Steve Cox