September 1 Deputy Sheriff/School Resource Officer Mike Lewis began an investigation of a reported stolen wallet on a school bus where the wallet contained personal items and $184 in cash. Further investigation resulted in a juvenile being detained for allegedly stealing the wallet and cash and $145 of the missing money was located and returned to the rightful owner. Parents, Juvenile Office, and School Officials are aware of the situation and addressing the matter.
September 10 the LCSO and MSHP responded to a location in western Livingston County regarding a male who was alleged to be armed and suicidal. Officers provided help to the man in obtaining additional services. No injuries were reported.
September 12 the LCSO completed an investigation of a registered sex offender allegedly living too close to a posted Day Care. The subject was interviewed and informed of incident report and the need of obtaining a new address. Report will be submitted to prosecuting attorney Adam Warren for consideration.
September 12 the LCSO assisted the Livingston County Coroner’s Office with an unattended death investigation in Wheeling. Preliminary investigation does not reveal signs of foul play. Our thoughts and prayers remain with the family and loved ones.
September 12 the LCSO completed 3 investigation reports on persons that failed to appear in Livingston County Associate Circuit Court last week. Additional charges are expected.
The LCSO is working a Lost or Stolen Cattle investigation from the north west part of Livingston County near Highway U and A. The gate was found open to the pasture and the owners are missing 3 red cows. If you have any information on this please call the LCSO at 660-646-0515.
September 12, Andrew D. Salmon was arrested in the State of Minnesota on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failing to Appear in Court on an original class C felony Possession of a Controlled Substance. Extradition will take place at first opportunity.
September 12 the LCSO staff provided additional courthouse security for Civil Law Day.
The LCSO has remained busy with a variety of continuing criminal investigations and working with other agencies.
September 14 the LCSO had 32 people in custody at the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail, 14 of which were female detainees.
September 10 a deputy issued an Illinois driver a speeding citation for 90 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Liv 261.
Anyone with information on these or other crimes is asked to call our office at 660-646-0515, dispatch at 660-646-2121, or submit a TIP through our website at www.livcoso.org
Sheriff Steve Cox