Incidents, Arrests and MORE Public Information
January 02 LCSO began an investigation or a reported residential burglary and theft in Mooresville. Victim reported having loaned a man $15,000 and received a guitar and amplifier as collateral. Victim now reports no signs of forced entry or damage to the home and the guitar and amplifier are missing. Investigation led to person of interest in Wheeling and no guitar or amplifier were located. Further investigation suggests this incident is a civil issue.
January 03 LCSO responded to call of littering in the area of LIV 222 and LIV 259 where unknown person(s) dumped household goods and furniture. Unfortunately we have no suspects at this time. People that litter like this have no respect for anyone's property.
January 07 LCSO began an investigation of residential burglary and theft from a home north of Wheeling. Victim reported multiple things missing including prescription pain medication and tools. Investigation continues.
January 08 Deputy Sheriff/School Resource Officer Mike Lewis filed a report with LCSO regarding alleged trespassing at CHS and threat of assault to a CHS student. Incident report has been completed and being submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration. The adult suspect has been requested to remain off all Chillicothe Schools property and away from school functions.
January 13 LCSO assisted Missouri State Highway Patrol and Ray County authorities on a vehicle chase that originated in Ray County, went into Carroll County then up Highway D into Livingston County. We assisted with this into Caldwell County and terminated our involvement. The chase continued north of Hamilton where the two suspects were taken into custody. Chase involved burglary suspect(s) and the vehicle was found to be reported stolen in Kansas. Later LCSO recovered what is suspected stolen property the suspects tossed out of the vehicle near Ludlow. That evidence will be relayed to Ray County. Livingston County will have no charges.
January 14 Deputy Sheriff/School Resource Officer Mike Lewis reported theft investigation at Chillicothe High School. Student report Apple Airpods were stolen and investigation shows a juvenile is alleged to have stolen the item. Stolen property has been recovered, parents were notified, and juvenile office is handling the matter.
January 17 Investigation of stolen property in Dawn took place. Victim reports unknown person stolen 2 rust colored trailer ramps from his property. Investigation continues.
January 19 LCSO began investigation of registered sex offender non-compliance. Person was found residing in home allegedly in too close of proximity to a public school. Subject was informed to move immediately. Report being submitted to prosecuting attorney.
January 19 LCSO began investigation of registered sex offender non-compliance. Suspect had been involved in motor vehicle accident in another county and was operating a vehicle he/she had not reported to this office on their mandated registration. Report being submitted to prosecuting attorney.
January 19 LCSO and Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a report of domestic assault at a residence west of Chillicothe. Investigation did not result in an arrest based on information collected. Parties separated for the night. Report followed through with additional investigation.
January 29 LCSO investigated a reported assault in Avalon. The reported victim eventually notified this office she did not wish to seek prosecution.
January 29 LCSO began an investigation on alleged interference with child custody. Both parents were interviewed and the matter was determined to not be a criminal violation. Both referred to mediation or civil court for resolution.
January 31 LCSO began investigating a reported theft from property in the 12000 block of LIV 216. Investigation shows no credible evidence any criminal violation took place. The reporting person is involved in civil dispute over the property.
Most Wanted Updates:
Update, arrested January 23. January 12 a deputy was on subpoena along with a crime victim of alleged felony harassment to appear in Livingston County Associate Court as the defendant had requested a preliminary hearing. The case was not heard as the defendant reportedly failed to appear in Court and now has a warrant issued. That suspect is Tyler Roy Summers, 26, Villa Ridge, MO now and again wanted on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class E felony of Harassment in 1st degree, bond set at $15,000. LCSO Jail files show Mr. Summers was initially arrested on this warrant June 22, 2020 and released on bond July 15, 2020. The warrant was again issued as Failure to Obey a Judge's Order and Mr. Summers was again arrested September 04 and released on bond September 16, 2020. We are again seeking Mr. Summers on this same warrant for alleged Failure to Appear in Court. Mr. Summers added to our Most Wanted website January 13, 2021.
Arrested January 20 by LCSO and CPD then taken to DDRJ. January 13 added Devin M. Keithley who is wanted on two Livingston County arrest warrants being 19LV-CR00570-01 for alleged Probation Violation on original class E felony Property Damage-1st degree bond set at $20,000 and 19LV-CR00650-01 for alleged class D felony Tampering with Motor Vehicle-1st degree bond set at $20,000. LCSO Jail records show Mr. Keithley was arrested April 16, 2019 on both these warrants and released on bond May 12, 2019. Mr. Keithley was arrested on October 04, 2019 on warrant 19LV-CR00570 and released on bond October 16, 2019. Mr. Keithley was arrested on warrant 19LV-CR00650 on November 01, 2019 and released on bond January 07, 2020.
January 13 added Aaron J. Stoner, 37, Chillicothe wanted on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Appear in Court on original class E felony Non-Support, total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under order of support. Bond set at $2,500 cash on case #20LV-CR00305.
January 13 added Dale Earnest Denoyer, 54, South Dakota wanted on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class C felony Passing Bad Check-$500 or more-No Accounts/Insufficient Funds. Bond set at $25,000 cash on case #13LV-CR00489-01. Mr. Denoyer allegedly did not recently appear in Livingston County Court.
Arrested January 20 by Daviess County authorities, Robert L. Winsor Jr., 55, on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Obey a Judge's Order on original class A misdemeanor Non-Support violation of 568.040. Mr. Winsor was most recently arrested on this same case number on or about November 04, 2019 and released on bond with certain conditions placed by the Court on November 06, 2019.
January 06 at 10:10 a.m. LCSO arrested John Marvin Goodwin, 18, Chillicothe on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class D felony of Stealing. Mr. Goodwin was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail in lieu of $2,500 bond.
January 07 at 9:45 a.m. LCSO arrested James Ernest Laughlin Jr., 31, on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Violation of Bond Conditions on original class C felony Delivery of Controlled Substance. Mr. Laughlin was transferred to DDRJ in lieu of $20,000 bond.
January 07 at 9:50 a.m. LCSO arrested David Lee Luetticke, 54, Chillicothe at the direction of the court on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class E felony DWI-Persistent offender. Mr. Luetticke was transferred to DDRJ in lieu of $500 bond.
January 09 at 1:20 a.m. a deputy was on Route V and observed a vehicle making multiple traffic violations and driving dangerous. The stop and investigation resulted in the arrest of Quinten Lewis, 25, Chillicothe for alleged DWI under drugs. Mr. Lewis was processed and summoned to appear in Livingston County Court on February 17.
January 15 at 11:05 p.m. arrested Tye Joseph Evans, 32, in Wheeling on Caldwell County arrest warrant for alleged Domestic Assault-1st degree and Kidnapping-2nd degree. Mr. Evans was transferred to the custody of the Caldwell County Sheriff.
January 20 at 9:10 a.m. LCSO arrested Christopher Lee Burton, 37, Chillicothe for alleged Violation of Bond Conditions on original class D felony Domestic Assault-2nd degree, class D felony Kidnapping-2nd degree, class E felony Unlawful Use of a Weapon and felony Armed Criminal Action. Mr. Burton was taken to DDRJ in lieu of bond.
January 20 at 10:10 a.m. LCSO arrested Bobby Lear Sprouse, 17, Bosworth on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance. Mr. Sprouse appeared before the Judge and was granted ROR bond.
January 20 LCSO served Livingston County arrest warrant on Mohamad Kdeimati, Woolridge Illinois when Mr. Kdeimati surrendered on the warrant for alleged Failure to Appear in Court on Excessive Speed 20-25 over the posted limit and for the offense of alleged Failure to Appear. Mr. Kdeimati posted the $1,250 cash bond and was provided a new court date.
January 22 LCSO arrested Dakota Garrett Fredericks, 22, Kirksville on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Appear in Court on original citation for Failure to Maintain Motor Vehicle Insurance and Failure to Display Plates on Vehicle or Trailer. Mr. Fredericks posted the $325 bond and was given a new court date.
January 26 at noon LCSO arrested Nicholas Allen Duckworth, 28, Braymer on Livingston County arrest warrants for alleged Failure to Appear in Court on Operating Vehicle without a Valid License 2 counts. Mr. Duckworth posted bond of $400.
January 29 at 2:16 p.m. LCSO arrested Todd Michael Buss, 57, Chillicothe on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Appear in Court on original class D misdemeanor Driving While Revoked/Suspended. Mr. Buss posted bond of $250 and was provided a new court date.
January 31 at 9:08 a.m. LCSO arrested Ashley Dawn Brown, 31, Ludlow on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Probation Violation on original class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance. Ms. Brown was transferred to DDRJ in lieu of bond.
January 02 at 11:21 p.m. a Jamesport driver was cited for 86 in a 65 on U.S. 36 near LIV 261.
January 13 a St. Joseph driver was cited for 80 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at LIV 255.
January 16 LCSO issued an Excelsior Springs driver a speeding citation for 87 in a 65.
January 20 at 7:03 a.m. LCSO issued a Gallatin driver a speeding citation for 66 in a 55 on Highway 190 near Route U.
January 20 at 7:24 a.m. LCSO issued a Jamesport driver a speeding citation for 66 in a 55 on Highway 190 near LIV 511.
January 23 a Braymer driver was cited for 47 in a 35 on Washington Street in Chillicothe.
Livingston County has been relatively quiet since New Year's Eve. We have helped several motorist that were stranded and assisted other agencies on various matters including multiple slide-offs and accidents.
LCSO continues being shorthanded due to Covid-19, CDC compliance and other medical issues.
January 10 LCSO assisted Chillicothe PD and Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services with a fire call in the 1500 block of Jackson.
January 12 and 13 LCSO transported several detainees to the Missouri Department of Corrections in St. Joseph per Court order.
LCSO has reported possible welfare fraud to the State of Missouri.
January 25 LCSO added new registered sex offender to our system. Randy Wayne Adair, 59, moved from the Missouri Department of Corrections to 501 South Second Street in Wheeling, Livingston County, MO.
LCSO has been working on various fugitive investigations and sharing information with other agencies on wanted persons.
Currently the LCSO has 35 people in custody.
Sheriff Steve Cox
NOTE: All persons are innocent unless and until proven guilty in a Court of Law. An arrest, arrest warrant and/or pre-trial incarceration are merely allegations and nothing more.