Since May 04 the LCSO has been conducting an investigation of alleged embezzlement and stealing. We still have a few steps in this case and evidence to collect before the incident report is presented to the prosecuting attorney for consideration.
May 31 the LCSO began an investigation of alleged Arson. Incident report shows when the victim came for lunch a large firewood pile was found to be on fire. Investigation continues.
June 08 the LCSO began an investigation of harassment and possible stalking. A suspect has been identified and the investigation is continuing at this time.
June 08 the LCSO began an investigation of trespassing east of Chillicothe. Incident report shows 2 adults were on an ATV and were driving through a freshly planted bean field when confronted by the property owner who requested they remain there as he had called law enforcement. The man allegedly told the female driver to get out of here and they took off attempting to hide behind some nearby housing. A deputy found the female and arrested Anissa L. Rhoton, 41, Marshall for the trespassing violation. Rhoton indicated the male left as he was tired of waiting. The deputy soon found that man hiding in a grassy area nearby. The deputy arrested Richard Daniel Stumph, 47, Hale for Trespassing.
June 09 the LCSO began an investigation of a registered sex offender allegedly not complying with registration form requirements. The suspect allegedly has an account on Facebook and other violations which have not been reported. An interview has taken place and a full registration completed. A report has been submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration.
June 14 the LCSO began working on a reported child sex offense in rural Livingston County. Investigation is continuing.
June 06 the LCSO arrested Richard Daniel Stumph, 47, Hale on a Parole Violation arrest warrant. Mr. Stumph was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail.
June 11 the LCSO arrested Levi Elias Terrell, 18, Chillicothe on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Probation Violation on original conviction of class A misdemeanor Stealing. Mr. Terrell was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail in lieu of $2,000.
June 12 a deputy arrested Joel Tracy Kellison, 40, Chillicothe for alleged Driving While Revoked. Mr. Kellison was processed at the LCSO and released on a summons.
June 07 a deputy issued a Chillicothe man two citations with one being for Child Restraint violation and the second for Failing to Register a Motor Vehicle.
June 09 a deputy issued a St. Joseph driver a speeding citation for 81 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Liv 247.
June 09 a deputy issued an Illinois driver a speeding citation for 81 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Liv 413.
June 09 a deputy issued a Kansas City driver two citations being for 79 in a 65 and No Valid Driver’s License on U.S. 36 at Liv 408.
June 10 a deputy issued a speeding citation to an Arnold, MO resident for 86 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Liv 425.
June 13 a deputy issued a Meadville man a citation for no motorcycle license.
June 13 a deputy issued a Chicago IL driver a speeding citation for 90 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Highway D.
On June 08, Sheriff Cox attended the town meeting in Mooresville where area information was exchanged.
June 10 a fugitive on our MOST WANTED listing since January 13, 2016 was arrested by authorities in Merriam Kansas. Autum Octavia Rowe, 21, Kansas City, Kansas was arrested on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged PROBATION VIOLATION on an original conviction of class C felony Theft/Stealing Credit Device. Ms. Rowe will be returned to Missouri once extradition proceedings have been completed.
Currently the LCSO has 22 people in custody at the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail, 7 of which are female detainees.
The LCSO has remained very busy on these and other on-going criminal investigations, fugitive investigations, assisting other agencies, court bailiff and courthouse security and administrative duties.
We truly appreciate all the crime and fugitive TIPS which continually come in through our website. They do help solve crime and make all of Livingston County a better place.
If you have any information on these or other crimes, please call us at 660-646-0515 or submit a tip through our website at www.livcoso.org.
Sheriff Steve Cox