February 03 a deputy was attempting to serve a protection order at a rural residence. A female in the home gave the deputy multiple items of drug paraphernalia for marijuana and some marijuana she claimed belonged to the person we were looking for. No criminal charge(s) are taking place.
February 09 about 11:23 a.m. LCSO was dispatched to a rural address near Ludlow regarding an unattended death. Preliminary investigation suggests the male passed from natural causes. LCSO was assisted by Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services and Livingston County Coroner Office. Our thoughts and prayers remain with the family and friends.
February 09 around 5:30 p.m. LCSO was dispatched to a rural address near Dawn regarding an unattended death. Preliminary investigation suggests the elderly male passed from natural causes. Our thoughts and prayers remain with the family and friends.
February 10 Deputy Sheriff/School Resource Officer Mike Lewis filed a report with this office regarding an assault on Chillicothe High School property. Both juveniles have been identified and investigation is continuing.
February 12 LCSO began investigation at Hedrick Medical Center where an adult male accidently shot himself in the hand while cleaning a handgun. The injured person thought the firearm was safe and unloaded until he found out differently. Fortunately the injured person will be okay.
Most Wanted Updates:
February 08 Grundy County authorities arrested Kailean Allen Volker, 33, on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class B felony Trafficking Drugs (Methamphetamine) in the 2nd degree. Mr. Volker has been a fugitive since October 25, 2019. He is now in the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail in lieu of bond. Mr. Volker allegedly first attempted to tell law enforcement he was one of his siblings but the officers were well prepared and knew better.
February 08 Grundy County authorities arrested Sierra Rose Copsey, 21, on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class D felony Possession Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine). Ms. Copsey has been a fugitive since January 28, 2020 and was with Mr. Volker at the time of arrest. Ms. Copsey is also in the DDRJ in lieu of bond.
February 13, LCSO made positive progress on a fugitive investigation. We found Anthony David Munroe, 38, hiding in a basement of a private residence on N. Fair Street in Chillicothe. This latest warrant is for alleged Failure to Appear in Court on original class D felony Abuse or Neglect of a Child (no sexual contact). Mr. Munroe has been a fugitive since January 29, 2020. Mr. Munroe surrendered once LCSO staff were able to gain entry into the home. A small amount of suspected controlled substance was located in the general area Mr. Munroe had been. Two children were also in the home and were found to be okay. Mr. Munroe was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb Jail by Chillicothe Police as they were also taking a detainee to the facility.
February 13, LCSO arrested Amber Cashatt-Harris, 33, on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Violation of Bond Condition(s) on original class C felony Distribution of Controlled Substance. Ms. Harris could not post bond and was incarcerated in Caldwell County Detention Center.
February 08 a speeding citation was issued to an Iowa driver for 79 in a 65 on U.S. 36 and Route C.
February 08 a speeding citation was issued to a Chillicothe driver for 81 in a 65 on U.S. 36 near Mooresville.
February 09 a deputy was assigned to work traffic safety enforcement and this was funded through an overtime grant:
At 10:26 a.m. a speeding citation was issued to a Kansas City driver for 86 in a 65 on U.S. 36 near Mooresville.
At 11:00 a.m. a speeding citation was issued to a Gallatin driver for 87 in a 65 on U.S. 36 near Mooresville.
At 11:20 a.m. a speeding citation was issued to a Kansas City driver for 83 in a 65 on U.S. 36 near Mooresville.
At 12:00 p.m. a speeding citation was issued to a Blue Springs driver for 87 in a 65 on U.S. 36 near Mooresville.
At 12:15 p.m. speeding citation issued to Illinois driver for 83 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Mooresville.
At 12:39 p.m. a speeding citation was issued to a Raytown driver for 81 in a 65 on U.S. 36 near Utica.
At 1:42 p.m. a speeding citation was issued to an Illinois driver for 87 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Mooresville.
At 2:05 p.m. a speeding citation was issued to a Chicago Illinois driver for 82 in a 65 on U.S. 36 near Mooresville.
February 11 an Illinois driver was cited for 83 in a 65 on U.S. 36 near Wheeling.
The flu bug has taken a toll on our office. We have had multiple officers off with the illness recently.
Our office has many on-going criminal and fugitive investigations taking place.
LCSO has assisted several motorists with vehicle problems.
LCSO has assisted the Missouri State Highway Patrol on area traffic accidents.
LCSO recently met with a local nursing home and shared information regarding their development of a safety plan for potential problems.
LCSO currently has only 23 people in custody. This is the lowest number we have been holding for several months. Unfortunately part of the reason for this is because we had 16 detainees go to prison this week.
Sheriff Steve Cox
Note: All persons are innocent unless and until proven guilty in a Court of law. An arrest and/or arrest warrant is merely an allegation and nothing more.