Incidents, Arrests, and MORE Public Information
June 23 LCSO began investigation into theft of a Smith & Wesson handgun from a vehicle sometime between June 01 and June 22, 2022. Investigation continues.
June 24 LCSO requested an abandoned vehicle towed from under the Highway 190 River Bridge. Brotherton's Towing assisted in this task.
June 26 LCSO responded to a rural location in southern Livingston County regarding an elderly female who contacted "Life-Alert" claiming a relative was in the home and destroying things. The situation was unfounded for criminal acts, mental and medical health concerns were present and assistance given. CIT form completed again to work on continued living assistance options and services.
June 29 LCSO was summoned to a location in Ludlow where a young child was found unsupervised and playing in the roadway. The proper home was located and the deputy learned the only person in the home was a juvenile teenager in charge or babysitting but had not realized the young child had left the home. The deputy noted odor of burning marijuana in the home and contacted parent. A grandparent soon arrived to take custody and supervise the situation. Information submitted to the Child Abuse Hotline as required.
June 29 LCSO responded to a location in northern Livingston County where an adult was reportedly suicidal. The individual was spoke with and a parent who also resides in the home was interviewed. There was no evidence of imminent threat to themselves or others and a CIT form was completed and forwarded to help with additional services.
June 30 LCSO began investigation on a registered sex offender allegedly not properly registering with LCSO of a different address. The incident report is being submitted to the prosecuting attorney. The suspect has also been charged in a nearby county for alleged sex offender registration violation(s) there.
July 01 about 1:45 p.m. LCSO deputy spotted a fugitive in the 400 block of Webster Street in Chillicothe and attempted to serve the arrest warrant. The fugitive fled the deputy and was successful in eluding law enforcement from the LCSO and Chillicothe Police Department. An incident report and probable cause statement is being submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration of additional felony charge of resisting arrest by flight.
July 04 at 6:24 p.m. LCSO responded to a location in the Wheeling area for a reported suicidal adult. Information collected showed the person has history of mental health issues and recently attempted minor self-harm. Person was taken by ambulance for medical and mental help. CIT form forwarded for additional assistance.
July 05 at 1035 a.m. Sgt. Woelfle was assigned Traffic Enforcement Overtime project and the first vehicle he checked that day was a speeding vehicle on Washington Street at 60 in a 35. The vehicle stop resulted in the search of the vehicle for drug(s) due to probable cause and the seizure of felony amount of marijuana in multiple packages, THC Wax item(s), and THC Vapes with no evidence indicating any of this was for personal use. Additionally $4525 in cash was seized. There was a small child in the vehicle in close proximity to the evidence prior to seizure. LCSO arrested Noah Joseph Shaw, 24, Chillicothe for alleged 3 class C felony violations being 2 for Delivery of a Controlled Substance and 1 for Endangering the Welfare of a Child Involving Drugs-1st degree. Mr. Shaw was incarcerated at DDRJ on July 05 and released on ROR bond July 07 on case #22LV-CR00353.
July 05 LCSO assisted the Chillicothe Police with an unruly juvenile. The teenager was extremely uncooperative with law enforcement, allegedly threatened suicide, and was cussing the officers. This was a family issue with one parent having been incarcerated and not wanting to spend time with the other parent. Juvenile Office has been involved and the situation was finally resolved.
July 12 at 2:37 a.m. LCSO responded to a location on LIV 351 for a reported death. Preliminary investigation shows self-inflicted gunshot was the cause of death to the elderly male. The body was released to the coroner's office. Our thoughts and prayers remain with the family and loved ones.
Most Wanted Updates:
Arrested June 25:
Jeffery Gordon Davenport, 39, has been on our Most Wanted website since January 27, 2022 as he was wanted on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Probation Violation on original class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance. Bond set at $10,000 on case #20LV-CR00117-01.
Chase Jordan Fantazia, 31, Chillicothe, was arrested by Chillicothe Police on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Probation Violation on original class E felony Unlawful Use of a Weapon-Subsection 4- Exhibiting. Bond set at $20,000 on case #19LV-CR00692-01. Warrants lists alleged probation violation as condition #6 for Drugs, using methamphetamine and amphetamine. Mr. Fantazia had been on our Most Wanted website since May 18, 2022.
Arrested July 05:
Jamie Dawn Hughes, 33, Carrollton was arrested by Carroll County authorities on Livingston County arrest warrant #21LV-CR00345-01 for alleged Probation Violation on original class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance. LCSO extradited Ms. Hughes and transferred her to DDRJ in lieu of bond.
Arrested July 07:
Amanda Renae Gene Denny, 27, Kansas City was arrested by LCSO on Livingston County arrest warrant #21LV-CR00472-01 for alleged Probation Violation on original Endangering the Welfare of a Child Creating Substantial Risk-1st degree-1st offense-No Sexual Contact. Ms. Denny was transferred to DDRJ in lieu of bond.
Arrested July 12:
Jeneva C. Chenet, 40, by authorities in Belton, MO on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Probation Violation on original class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance. Bond set at $5,000 cash on case #18LV-CR00383-01.
June 23 MSHP arrested Patrick Wayne Evans, 53, Wheeling on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Resisting Arrest and Chillicothe Municipal arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Appear on a Traffic Citation. LCSO assisted Mr. Evans with posting the $1700 cash bond.
June 25 at 8:25 p.m. LCSO was summoned to Indian Creek on a suspicious person and investigation resulted in arrest of Harvey Herman Coyle, 44, Brookfield for alleged Driving While Revoked. Mr. Coyle was processed at the LEC and released on a summons.
June 26 at 10:54 a.m. LCSO stopped a vehicle on U.S. 36 near Mooresville Junction for 100 in a 65. That stop resulted in the arrest of Jose Manuel Diaz-Aybar, 59, Michigan for the speeding violation. Mr. Diaz-Aybar was processed at the Law Enforcement Center and posted bond.
June 26 at 12:10 p.m. LCSO stopped a vehicle for 80 in a 65 on U.S. 36 which resulted in the arrest of Mayra Margarita Garcia-Romero, 50, Des Moines Iowa, for alleged Driving While Revoked/Suspended and Excessive Speed. Ms. Garcia-Romero was processed at the Law Enforcement Center and released on summons.
June 27 at 10:36 a.m. LCSO arrested Aaron William Vanderwerf, 43, on Livingston County arrest warrant #22LV-CR00085-01. Mr. Vanderwerf was transferred to DDRJ in lieu of $5,000 bond.
July 02 LCSO deputy was at Utica and witnessed a person known to have a revoked license. Vehicle stop resulted in the arrest of Jeffrey Lee Anderson, 55, Hamilton for alleged Driving While Revoked. Mr. Anderson was processed at the LEC and released on summons.
July 11 at 11:38 a.m. LCSO arrested Karla Ann Knouse, 53, in the 800 block of Highway B in Wheeling MO on Livingston County arrest warrant #21LV-CR00523-01 for alleged Failure to Appear in Court on original class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance. Ms. Knouse was processed at the Law Enforcement Center and released on bond.
July 11 at 2:20 p.m. LCSO made a vehicle stop on U.S. 36 near Utica for 80 in a 65 and that investigation resulted in the arrest of Felicia L. Burrough, 34, Memphis TN for alleged Driving While Suspended/Revoked. Ms. Burrough was processed at the LEC and released on summons for both violations.
June 25 at 8:25 p.m. a Brookfield driver was cited for Driving While Suspended/Revoked.
July 12 at 9:53 a.m. a Hartsburg MO driver was cited for 90 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at LIV 255.
July 13 at 10:00 a.m. a Kansas City driver was cited on U.S. 36 for 86 in a 65.
July 13 at 10:33 a.m. a Massachusetts driver was cited for 91 in a 65 on U.S. 36 near Wheeling.
July 09 at 8:40 p.m. a deputy issued two ATV/UTV drivers citations for Carless and Imprudent Driving on LIV 235 and LIV 256.
A deputy was assigned Traffic Enforcement Overtime for a few hours on 4 different dates, which is paid for by a grant from MoDOT. Many warnings were given and the following citations were issued:
June 26 at 10:10 a.m. a Parkville driver was cited for 85 in a 65 on U.S. 36 near Utica.
June 26 at 10:30 a.m. an Illinois driver was cited for 81 in a 65 on U.S. 36 near Liv 255.
June 26 at 10:54 a.m. a Michigan driver was cited for 100 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Mooresville.
June 26 at 2:00 p.m. an Illinois driver was cited for 83 in a 65 on U.S. 36 near Utica.
July 03 at 9:35 a.m. a California driver was cited for 79 in a 65 on U.S. 36 near Route CC.
July 03 at 11:00 a.m. a Colorado driver was cited for 84 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Route CC.
July 05 at 10:35 a.m. a Chillicothe driver was cited for 60 in a 35 on Washington Street.
July 05 at 2:45 p.m. a Lincoln NE driver was cited for 85 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Mooresville.
July 10 at 11:04 a.m. a Kansas City driver was cited for Failing to Register Vehicle Annually with DOR for expired March license on U.S. 36 near Utica.
July 10 at 11:31 a.m. an Overland Park driver was cited for 86 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at LIV 413.
July 10 at 12:00 p.m. a Michigan driver was cited for 87 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Mooresville.
July 10 at 12:18 p.m. an Illinois driver was cited for 89 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Mooresville.
July 10 at 1:05 p.m. a Michigan driver was cited for 83 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Mooresville.
July 10 at 1:24 p.m. a Kansas City driver was cited for 85 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Mooresville.
July 10 at 1:39 p.m. an Illinois driver was cited for 84 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at LIV 405.
July 10 at 1:58 p.m. a Wichita KS driver was cited for 87 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Mooresville.
July 10 at 2:10 p.m. an Altamont driver was cited for 85 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at LIV 401.
June 23/24 LCSO extradited Stephanie Johnson, from Prentiss County Mississippi on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Appear in Court on Tampering with Motor Vehicle. Ms. Johnson was taken to DDRJ in lieu of bond.
June 27 LCSO extradited David Edward Buesing, 34, from Jackson County Jail on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class E felony Non-Support, Total Arrears in Excess of 12 Monthly Payments Due Under Order of Support. Bond set at $2,500 on case #22LV-CR00037.
July 09 Deputy Jared Kaler had the honor of leading the Sliced Bread Parade for the LCSO.
July 12 LCSO extradited Jeneva Chenet, 40, from authorities in Belton on a Livingston County arrest warrant and transferred her to DDRJ in lieu of bond.
July 12 Deputy Terry Wilson attended the Utica Town meeting where area information what exchanged.
July 14 LCSO transported 3 female detainees to the Missouri Department of Corrections in Vandalia.
Sgt. Dustin Woelfle has the honor of leading the Chillicothe Car Show Parade for the LCSO on July 15th.
The morning of July 14 we have 53 detainees in custody.
Please call should you have information on these or other crimes or submit a non-urgent Crime TIP through our website at www.livcoso.org
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.