August 29 the LCSO completed an investigation of a registered sex offender allegedly not following registration requirements and having multiple problems on his registration. Case file being submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration.
August 30 the LCSO investigated complaint of possible animal neglect in Utica on issue with horse and open sores. Report shows the owner had trouble with horse going through fencing and has sold the horse to another person.
LCSO has continued investigating a residential burglary north of Chillicothe. At least one person of interest has been identified and investigation continues.
September 01 an investigation began of alleged Domestic Disturbance and investigation shows the couple were arguing over variety of issues and the male left. Both people were interviewed.
September 05 the LCSO investigated an incident of possible trespassing in Chula.
September 05 the LCSO began an investigation of possible sex offender registration violation as the suspect has allegedly moved multiple times and violated probation. Information sent to probation officer and being submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration.
September 07 the LCSO began an investigation of Burglary and Stealing of Firearms from a residence. Report shows home was locked and no apparent forced entry. Reported stolen included a Winchester Model 1300 12 gauge shotgun with black synthetic stock, Mossberg Model 835 12 gauge shotgun and a Ruger SR22 black colored handgun. Investigation continues.
September 08 the LCSO assisted the Chillicothe Police in searching for 2 runaway juveniles. Both were located by the LCSO south of Chillicothe. Juvenile office notified.
September 08 the LCSO began an investigation of alleged property damage where a pickup had driven into a yard and caused ruts. Investigation supports that pickup was driven off the roadway due to alleged careless driving. Investigation resulted in a Bosworth man being issued citations for property damage and driving while suspended.
September 09 a sex offender registration violation investigation began when a registered sex offender was observed driving a vehicle he has not disclosed using.
September 10 the LCSO began an investigation of Fraud where person out of state used Pay Pal to purchase $1400 item in January 2019 and in August 2019 claimed they did not authorize the transaction. The item was personally delivered and investigation continues.
September 11 the LCSO assisted the Chillicothe Police in searching for a runaway juvenile. The deputy located the juvenile and after a short foot chase the juvenile was stopped. Information submitted to juvenile authorities.
September 12 the LCSO learned that a stolen chainsaw from 2018 was located in Grundy County. LCSO are working with Grundy County authorities in collecting additional information about this case.
September 12 the LCSO has completed an investigation of alleged sexual assault which was first reported on August 29. All persons have been interviewed and report is being submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration.
Most Wanted Updates:
August 30 Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office arrested Harold Ray Burnett Sr., 63, on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine. The LCSO extradited Mr. Burnett and transferred him to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail in lieu of $10,000 bond. Mr. Burnett has been wanted since August 15, 2019.
August 30 authorities in Polk County, Iowa arrested Jonathan Hoskins, 30 on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Probation Violation on original class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance. Bond was denied by the Court and Mr. Hoskins will be returned to Missouri once his extradition papers have been completed. Mr. Hoskins has been a fugitive since June 14, 2019.
September 01 the LCSO began an investigation of property damage and burglary to a home in the southern part of Livingston County. Investigation has ended as a family member was allegedly involved and no prosecution taking place.
September 10 St. Joseph Police arrested Andrea Beck-Broussard, 35 on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Probation Violation on original class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance. Suspect will be extradited at first opportunity.
September 12 Grundy County authorities arrested Tristan M. Greer, 23, on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Robbery-2nd degree class B felony. Ms. Greer has been a fugitive since April 23, 2018.
September 02 a deputy stopped a vehicle for the driver allegedly driving while suspended. The deputy arrested Kenten Michael Williams for the alleged traffic offenses and processed him at the LCSO and released on citation to appear in Court on October 16, 2019.
September 04 we took the following people into custody during Court per Court order and all were transferred to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail:
Brandi L. Glosser, 44, probation violation warrant on Endangering Welfare of a Child case.
Marion A. Davis, 56 sentenced to jail on Endangering Welfare of a Child case.
Alicia D. Lewis, 35 sentenced jail time on Endangering Welfare of a Child case.
Brenda L. Burnett, 59, warrant Failure to Obey Judges Order on original felony allegation Possession Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine.
September 05 the LCSO arrested Kelli L. Summers, 40 on Livingston County warrant for alleged Failure to Obey Judge’s Order on original felony Possession of Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine. Ms. Summers was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
September 05 we extradited Lance W. Limper, 40 from the Clinton County Sheriff on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Appear in Court on original Driving While Revoked charge. Mr. Limper was taken to the DDRJ in lieu of bond.
September 05 the LCSO arrested Gaylord D. Humphrey, 39 on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Possession of Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine and Failure to Obey Judges Order on original felony Possession Controlled Substance. My Humphrey was transferred to the DDRJ in lieu of $12,500 bond.
Afternoon off September 06 a deputy witnessed a person driving who is allegedly revoked/suspended to drive. A stop resulted in the arrest of Ronald Edward Manns, 61, Chillicothe for alleged Driving While Intoxicated and Driving While Revoked or Suspended 3rd offense. Mr. Manns was processed and released on summons to appear in Court October 16.
September 11 the LCSO arrested Travis D. Moritz, 46, Chillicothe on 2 Livingston County arrest warrants for alleged class D misdemeanor Stealing less than $150, class A misdemeanor of Resisting/Interfering with Arrest and class B misdemeanor of Peace Disturbance. Mr. Moritz was released on bond pending Court appearance.
September 12 the LCSO completed a fugitive investigation with assistance from the Chillicothe Police in the 1000 block of Fair Street. Officers arrested Steven Eugene Doss, 35 on a Missouri Parole warrant on original offense of Domestic Assault-2nd degree. Ms. Doss was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail and will be returned to Missouri Department of Corrections at first opportunity.
August 29 Deputy Leadbetter was walking Zaki out of the LCSO and when going through the front lobby Zaki pulled Deputy Leadbetter toward a backpack sitting in the front lobby and the owner was talking with another deputy. Zaki was indicating the presence of drug odor. The bag owner being a registered sex offender, explained he had recently had a methamphetamine pipe in that backpack but it is no longer there. No evidence was found. Further investigation continues.
September 02 Deputy Leadbetter was called with Zaki to check a vehicle on an investigation. Zaki alerted to one area and a small amount of controlled substance was found. No arrest made.
August 29 a Raytown driver was cited for 81 in a 65.
August 30 a New York driver was cited for 79 in a 65.
August 30 a Kansas driver was cited for 80 in a 65.
August 30 a Liberty driver was cited for 81 in a 65.
August 30 a Trenton driver was cited for 80 in a 65.
August 30 a Colorado driver was cited for 89 in a 65.
August 30 an Indiana driver was cited for 79 in a 65.
September 07 an Illinois driver was issued speeding citation for 88 in a 65.
September 08 a Mooresville driver was cited for signal violation.
September 08 a Hawk Point MO driver was cited for 15 over the speed limit.
September 08 a Florissant driver was cited for 90 in a 65.
September 08 an Illinois driver was cited for 85 in a 65.
September 08 an Illinois driver was cited for 82 in a 65.
September 08 a Kansas City driver was cited for 81 in a 65.
September 09 a California driver was cited for 81 in a 65.
September 11 the LCSO stopped a driver for 81 in a 65 as she was not looking at the roadway and appeared only interested in her cell phone and nearly sideswiped another vehicle. The Kirksville driver stopped partially in the driving lane and continued only being interested in her cell phone. The driver was requested to move to a safer location and issued a citation for excessive speed.
September 12 a Chillicothe driver was cited for no motorcycle helmet and operating a vehicle without proper license.
September 02 Sheriff Steve Cox was honored with the opportunity to lead the Wheeling Labor Day Parade. Wheeling always has an awesome parade and great turnout.
September 03 the LCSO conducted bailiff duty and security for a jury trial which was a change of venue from Caldwell County. The jury found the defendant guilty of the felony charge of Domestic Assault and acquitted him on the misdemeanor allegation. This was a change of venue case from Caldwell County. The case was heard by Judge Ryan Horsman, prosecuted by Brady Kopek, Prosecuting Attorney Caldwell County and the defendant was represented by two Public Defenders. Sentencing was set for November after a sentencing assessment report has been completed.
September 05 the LCSO was required to remove an unruly, very loud and profane person from the Livingston County Courthouse. Thankfully the individual chose to leave instead of being arrested.
September 10 the LCSO retrieved a detainee from the Adair County Sheriff for mandatory appearance in Court. The transport was on the road about 5 a.m. to have the suspect back here for court at 9 a.m. The suspect’s case was continued two weeks and we have returned the suspect to the custody of the Adair County Sheriff.
LCSO has been busy with assisting other agencies in law enforcement needs, helping stranded motorists, assisting the MSHP on traffic accidents and working with mental health for some people in need.
September 10 the LCSO had 22 detainees appear in Court before Circuit Judge Ryan Horsman.
September 11 the LCSO had 9 detainees appear in Court before Associate Circuit Judge Michael Leamer.
The LCSO has been extremely busy with these and other criminal and fugitive investigations. There have been several times this month we have been blacked out in ability to provide prompt services. Our goal is to serve everyone to the best of our ability but sometimes we still need additional hours in the day.
As of September 13 the LCSO has 30 people in custody at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
Sheriff Steve Cox
Reminder that all persons are innocent unless and until proven guilty in a Court of Law. An arrest or arrest warrant is merely an allegation and nothing more.