May 30 K-9 Zaki and Deputy Leadbetter were summoned to a location in Chillicothe to assist a CPD officer on a traffic stop. Zaki conducted a free air sniff and gave positive indication of drug odor(s). CPD reported seizing suspected drug paraphernalia. See CPD for additional details.
May 31 the LCSO stopped a vehicle for a traffic related offense in the 1200 block of Washington Street. During the stop the deputy placed the driver in the passenger seat of the patrol vehicle and asked her to remain there as the deputy interviewed the vehicle passenger. During this time an officer from the Chillicothe Police Department was assisting on the stop and noticed the person in the passenger seat of the patrol vehicle was acting strange. The deputy then had this person exit the patrol vehicle and saw multiple baggies of suspected methamphetamine in the patrol vehicle which had not previously been there. Further investigation resulted in the seizure of common drug distribution equipment, a small amount of suspected cocaine and other item(s).
Officers arrested Landie Irene Tier England, 26, Chillicothe for alleged Possession with Intent to Distribute Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Ms. England was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail. Ms. England has since been charged with felony Possession of Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine and bond was initially placed at $15,000.
June 02 K-9 Zaki and Deputy Leadbetter were summoned to assist the Missouri State Highway Patrol on a traffic stop on U.S. 36 near Wheeling. Zaki performed a free air sniff and gave positive indication on odor of drug(s). Troopers reported finding marijuana in the vehicle. See MSHP for additional details.
June 07 the LCSO assisted the Chillicothe Police on an investigation in Chillicothe that resulted in seizure of a larger quantity of Methamphetamine. See Chillicothe PD for additional details.
Sheriff Steve Cox
Note: Each person is innocent unless and until proven guilty in a Court of Law. An arrest and/or arrest warrant is merely an allegation and nothing more.