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May 1 a citizen reported the burglary/property damage/theft at a building in the 8000 block Liv 247.  Suspect(s) removed 50-70 DVD Movies, Stihl Chainsaw and Busch Light and Bud Light Beer.  Investigation continues.


May 1 we arrested Andy Ray Brown, 38, Hartville, MO on a Wright County arrest warrant for alleged traffic offense.  Mr. Brown posted bond at the LCSO and was released.


May 1 we issued a driving while suspended citations a female driver from Hartville Missouri after being stopped for a speeding violation.


May 2 Lee Alvin Hines, 36, Avalon surrendered to the LCSO and was served a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged 2 counts 1st Degree Child Endangerment.  Mr. Hines posted bond and was released pending next Court appearance.


May 2 a deputy was monitoring traffic in Dawn when he checked a vehicle traveling 45 in a 35 and attempted to stop the car as it turned south onto F highway.  The patrol vehicle had emergency lights and siren activated and followed the vehicle for over 3 miles before the driver yielded and stopped.  The driver was issued a citation for the alleged speeding and failing to yield to an emergency vehicle.


May 2 a Breckenridge driver was cited for alleged no valid driver’s license at Highway 65 and Highway Z.


May 3 a Kansas man was given a speeding citation for 71 in a 55 on Highway JJ.


May 4 we began an investigation of reported theft and child neglect as a man allegedly removed clothing, food, and formula from the home of his child in Wheeling for purposes unknown.  Investigation continues.


May 5 a deputy issued a Nevada MO man a speeding citation for 87 in a 65 on U.S. 36 and Liv 255.


May 8 we handled a situation in Utica of a person that was reportedly suicidal and/or homicidal.  The person was detained and transported for additional treatment.


The LCSO has a large number of on-going criminal investigations.  Should you have information on these or other crimes we ask that you call us at 660-646-0515 or email sheriffcox@gmail.com.


Currently we have 47 detainees in the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail 12 of which are female.



A recent poll on the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office website asked for people to share their thoughts on leash laws for dogs in Livingston County.  There were 4 options to mark as a response and of those that replied the majority 69.5% said Leash Laws are needed in cities, towns and villages.  17.1% believe it is needed county wide.  8.5% do not agree with leash laws at all.  While only 4.9% believe leash laws should only apply to certain breeds of dogs.  We appreciate everyone that responded with their vote.



April 2014 saw high use of our website for the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office.  In all 21,648 unique IP address computers (individual computers) log onto the website during April, but did several times as the website was viewed 70,687 times while citizens viewed a whopping 502,923 pages.  All this traffic prompted numerous tips delivered, telephoned, or emailed into the LCSO and/or other agencies.  Some people surrendered after learning of having a warrant while others were tipped out on their locations and warrants were served.  We now have 1,419 likes on our Facebook page which is fed from our website.

Our community is what makes our website work and we appreciate all the correspondence, networking and feedback you provide.  Together we believe this helps solve and even prevent crime in our community We Thank You!

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