May 04 an investigation of possible theft from a home in Utica remains under investigation. Victim reported family members of spouse had allegedly removed items from the home without consent. The suspect reside out of state and the LCSO has been working with a sheriff's deputy in that state regarding the investigation.
May 08 LCSO responded to call of Domestic Disturbance at a location on Highway JJ. Investigation revealed no criminal violation took place and all persons separated for the night.
May 12 LCSO has been investigating a possible animal neglect case where a dog was not being properly fed and had no shelter. The dog appeared to be in need of medical care. After discussing the matter with the dog's caretaker and prosecuting attorney the dog was removed from the premises to receive care.
LCSO has been very busy with several fugitive investigations, assisting other agencies on criminal cases, and assisting with traffic accidents and other citizens needs.
Most Wanted Updates:
May 13 added Nathaniel W. Watkins, 35, Kansas City wanted on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Violation of Bond Conditions on original class E felony Driving While Revoked/Suspended and class E felony Resisting Arrest. Bond set at $50,000 cash by defendant only on case #20LV-CR00004-01 with warrant dated May 11, 2020. This will be the third incarceration on this warrant for Mr. Watkins when he is located.
May 13 added Chase J. Fantazia, 29, Chillicothe, wanted on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Obey a Judge's Order on original class E felony Unlawful Use of a Weapon and class D felony Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. Bond set at $10,000 on case #19LV-CR00692 with warrant dated May 11, 2020.
May 13 added Christopher P. Graves Jr., 29, Kansas City, wanted on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class C felony Delivery of Controlled Substance. Bond was set at $50,000 cash by defendant on case #19LV-CR00468-01 with warrant dated May 11, 2020. This will be the third arrest on this case with Mr. Graves being released on bond the previous two occasions.
May 13 added Tyler Roy Summers, 25, Villa Ridge, wanted on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class E felony of Harassment-1st degree. Signature bond permitted on case #20LV-CR00231 with warrant dated May 07, 2020.
May 07 LCSO extradited Kyle Austin Davis, 31, from the Scotland County Sheriff on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Obey Judges Order on original Sexual Misconduct-1st degree. Mr. Davis was taken to Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail in lieu of $2,500 bond.
May 09 about 5:28 p.m. dispatch advised of a complaint on a possible dangerous speeding driver on U.S. 36 coming from Linn County in a Jeep. Deputy checked that vehicles speed at 78 in a 65 and saw other issues of driver having good control of the vehicle. Stop resulted in the arrest of Patrick Joseph Turgeon, 24, Chicago Illinois for alleged Excessive Speed and DWI. LCSO was assisted by Missouri State Highway Patrol and Chillicothe Police Department on this investigation.
May 12 LCSO extradited Charles Spencer Henson, 30, from the Chariton County Sheriff on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Obey a Judge's Order on Sex Offender Registration Violation. Mr. Henson was taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail in lieu of bond.
May 11 Michigan driver was cited for 88 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at LIV 255.
May 11 a Jamesport driver was cited for excessive speed in work zone on Highway 190 at the Thompson River for 45 in a 25.
May 12 LCSO transported to male detainees to the Missouri Department of Corrections per Court order.
May 13 a subsequent attempt to have Gary F. Goodhart appear on video court for his appearance on alleged criminal matters ended with a second contempt of court finding. This incident resulted in a 90 day sentence for disorderly conduct, screaming and cursing at the Judge. This sentence was ordered served consecutive to the previous order on May 11 where he was given a 60 day sentence for contempt of court in acting in very similar manner. Additional services will be looked into.
LCSO has been dealing with an employee being absent for some time while following protocol for potential Covid-19 exposure.
Information we recently obtained was shared with the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail on a different detainee they have in their custody with history of extreme violence and difficulities of securing in jail environment.
This week additional LCSO staff were received firearms qualifications and training on building searches and other issues.
Thursday Sheriff Cox met with the County Commission regarding security issues at the Courthouse and activities with our office.
Currently the LCSO has 26 people in custody.
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.