October 27 & 28 the LCSO spent significant time in working with the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail on a potentially dangerous detainee issue with concerns for safety and potential escape plot. We have notified the prosecuting attorney and the matter remains under investigation while additional safety measures have been added.
October 30 the LCSO assisted a person with family member who was suicidal. Additional assistance has been obtained for the family.
October 31 Deputy Sheriff/School Resource Officer Mike Lewis filed a report through this office regarding alleged compulsory school attendance law violation. Report being submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration of charge.
October 31 the LCSO investigated a location where unknown person(s) had previously attempted to force entry into an out building. Nothing was reported missing. Investigation continues.
October 31 the LCSO conducted compliance check on registered offenders in Livingston County. A few violations were identified and reports being completed.
LCSO is working with other agencies on various on-going criminal investigations and other matters.
Most Wanted updates:
October 30 we added and later arrested Stephanie Marie Masters Smith, 28, unknown location, wanted on Livingston County arrest warrant #19LV-CR00625 for alleged class D felony Stealing-$750 or More in violation 570.030 RSMO.
October 28 the LCSO arrested Carol Ann Head, 49, Chillicothe on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Obey a Judge's Order on class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine. Ms. Head was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail in lieu of bond.
October 28 the LCSO and CPD arrested Charles Robert Smith, 34, Chillicothe on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Obey a Judge's Order on original class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance. Mr. Smith was transferred to the DDRJ in lieu of bond.
October 30 the LCSO arrested Gaylord D. Humphrey, 39, Trenton on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Obey a Judge's Order on original class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance. Mr. Humphrey was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail in lieu of bond.
October 30 the LCSO arrested Stephanie Masters Smith, 28, upon her surrendering on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class D felony Stealing-$750 or More. Ms. Smith was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail in lieu of bond.
October 31 we arrested James Edward Gates, 65, Chillicothe when he surrendered at the LCSO on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class D felony Sodomy-2nd degree, 566.061. Mr. Gates posted bond and was released pending Court appearance.
K-9 Zaki has been off an additional few days to allow his leg to heal further. Vet said he is/will be okay just had a nasty cut on his back leg that needed more time to heal.
On October 29 Sheriff Cox met with the Law Enforcement Restitution Fund board members and Prosecuting Attorney Adam Warren at a meeting in the Livingston County Courthouse. The board agreed to provide the LCSO $1,000 for 2020 to be used for projects with K-9 Zaki. We greatly appreciate, thank, and respect the LERF Board/members.
October 31 the LCSO assisted the MSHP and Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services with accident(s) and slide-offs.
November 01 the LCSO has 39 detainees in custody this morning, 14 of which are female.
November 01 two LCSO staff assisted the MSHP on a 1 vehicle bus accident (no students on board and driver was uninjured) south of U.S. 36 on D highway. Vehicle overturned and was blocking southbound lane. Law enforcement was on scene about 2 1/2 hours.
LCSO staff assisted with various Halloween events this week.
If you have information about these or other crimes please call us at 660-646-0515, dispatch at 660-646-2121 or submit a non-urgent TIP through our website at www.livcoso.org.
Sheriff Steve Cox