An investigation from February 2017 has been completed. Evidence seized by the LCSO had been taken to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Crime Lab for examination. The Lab recently reported the evidence had tested positive for Methamphetamine. A report seeking an arrest warrant for the suspect is being sent to the prosecuting attorney.
An investigation from June 12 has been completed. The LCSO had received a call of a stolen motorcycle from a location in Ludlow. Investigation shows the motorcycle may have been illegally repossessed. Various communications have taken place with the parties involved and a final report is being submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration.
June 26 the LCSO began an investigation of alleged Peace Disturbance and Assault which is reported to have taken place after a ball game. The matter remains under investigation.
June 28 the LCSO conducted additional investigation on an original incident report where a person reported being a witness in an adjoining county criminal case was allegedly threatened by 1 or more people in Ludlow. The additional information is being submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration.
July 01 the LCSO investigated a dog bite after being notified by Hedrick Medical Center. The child which was bitten was treated and released. The animal owner was contacted and quarantined the dog. The animal owner also had verification the dog had all vaccinations. The report was forwarded to the Livingston County Health Center.
July 04 the LCSO began an investigation of Burglary and Stealing at the Dawn Apartments in Dawn. Investigation shows person(s) removed a secured drop box in the laundry room where tenants would drop off rent payments. Investigation continues.
July 05 the LCSO began a Sex Offender Registration Violation investigation where a registered sex offender allegedly was not properly complying with registration compliance (failing to report new address and actually residing too close to a public school). The investigation resulted in the arrest of Forrest Patrick Kelley, 63, Chillicothe. Mr. Kelley first registered with the LCSO on June 19, 2017 and was provided detailed information on sex offender registration requirements. The investigation shows Mr. Kelley initially registered as living in a motel in the 300 block of Old Business 36 and moved from that location on June 21, 2017 without notifying the LCSO. Mr. Kelley allegedly moved to another location being within 1,000 feet of a public school without reporting the new address to the LCSO. Mr. Kelley was incarcerated in the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail where he was served a Livingston County arrest warrant and has since posted bond.
July 06 the LCSO investigated a possible suicide attempt in the western part of Livingston County. The person was located and was subsequently transported to Hedrick Medical Center by Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services with pill and medication information.
July 07 the LCSO began an investigation of alleged animal abuse. A video sent through an online social media site was shared with the LCSO. The video shows a man who appears to be forcefully blowing what is potentially smoke from drug use into the nose of a dog. Interviews of one or more people has taken place and the information will be shared with the sheriff’s office with jurisdiction for consideration of charge(s).
July 07 the LCSO began an investigation of alleged Bar Business operating without a Sales Tax License and/or Liquor License. The deputy and assisting troopers witnessed customers with alleged intoxicating beverages in the business. The owner(s) were spoken with and advised of certain things. A report is being submitted to the prosecuting attorney and Missouri Division of Liquor Control. The county clerk has since reported this business now has their county license(s).
July 10 the LCSO was summoned to a location near Avalon regarding a fugitive in custody by a bonding agent. The LCSO took custody of the fugitive and is now preparing an incident report for a male that has allegedly been aiding the fugitive in hiding from law enforcement. A report is being submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration of charge(s).
July 10 the LCSO was tied up for an extensive period of time with a check the well-being of an adult which turned into a suicidal person and investigation. The LCSO was assisted by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services. Initially the subject was unwilling to be cooperative but later became fully cooperative and has been transferred to a care facility.
July 10 the LCSO began an investigation regarding a methamphetamine violation and tampering with physical evidence. We anticipate receiving an arrest warrant for the suspect in the near future.
July 10 night the LCSO and MSHP were summoned to a Wheeling address regarding a domestic disturbance. No criminal violation was reported and the reportedly drunken male who is on supervision would not answer the door to speak with the sheriff and trooper.
July 10 the LCSO began an investigation of trash dumping in the northwest part of Livingston County. A potential suspect was identified and has been contacted. The subject advised he would promptly collect any trash.
July 02 the LCSO arrested Scott Elliott Robinson, 37, Wheeling on a Missouri Probation and Parole Warrant. Mr. Robinson was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail.
July 04 the LCSO arrested Daniel E. Montoya, 21, New Mexico for alleged possession of 11-35 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mr. Montoya was cited and released.
July 04 the LCSO arrested Tyler L. Hansen, 20, New Mexico for alleged possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mr. Hansen was cited and released.
July 05 the LCSO served a Clinton County arrest warrant on Dusty Dean Donoho, 44, at a location in Ludlow. The Clinton County warrant is for alleged class D felony Stealing $750 or more and class E felony Property Damage in 1st Degree. Bond was set at $35,000 cash and Mr. Donoho was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail.
July 06 the LCSO arrested Jacob Bryan Goheen, Fort Riley, KS for excessive speed of 90 in a 65 and possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana. Mr. Goheen was cited and released.
July 08 a deputy responded to the Chillicothe PD where an officer there had recovered what was later determined to be stolen property from a location in rural Livingston County. Investigation continues.
July 10 the LCSO served a Daviess County arrest warrant at a location east of Chillicothe on Jericho S. Richardson, 17, Gallatin, for alleged Failure to Appear on original charge of Assault-1st Degree or Attempt. Mr. Richardson was unable to post bond and transferred to Daviess County Sheriff.
July 10 the LCSO was dispatched to a location in Avalon as a Bail Bondsman was attempting to take custody of a bonded person on a felony Carroll County arrest warrant. The LCSO subsequently arrested Nicki L. Swank, 43, Avalon on Livingston County arrest warrants for Failing to Appear on a Driving While Revoked and Failing to Appear in Court violation. A Carroll County arrest warrant for alleged 4 counts being Possession of Controlled Substance, Resisting or Interfering with an Arrest, Attempted Stealing, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. A Saline County arrest warrant for Failing to Appear in Court for Burglary and Theft. Ms. Swank was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail in lieu of bond.
July 11 the LCSO serve a Probation/Parole arrest warrant on Jonathan Allen Peterie, 32, Chula. Mr. Peterie was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail in lieu of bond.
July 11 the LCSO served a Trenton Municipal arrest warrant on Brandy Leigh Street, 35, Chula for alleged Failing to Appear in Court. Ms. Street posted the $100 bond and was released with a new Court date.
July 11 the LCSO served a Livingston County arrest warrant on Timothy Stanley Anderson, 62, Dawn for alleged probation violation on original conviction of class D felony DWI-Alcohol-Persistent Offender. Mr. Anderson was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail as not bond was initially allowed by the Court.
July 11 the LCSO served a Livingston County arrest warrant at the Livingston County Courthouse when an attorney surrendered his client, Christopher J. Connor23, Kansas City for alleged probation violation on original class C felony conviction on Possession of Controlled Substance.
June 25 a deputy issued a South Dakota driver 2 citations being for excessive speed of 82 in a 65 and no valid driver’s license with the violations on U.S. 36 at Liv 403.
June 25 a deputy issued an Olathe Kansas driver a speeding citation for 86 in a 65 on U.S. 36.
June 25 a deputy issued a Ballwin, MO driver a speeding citation for 86 in a 65 on U.S. 36.
June 30 a deputy issued a Kansas City driver a speeding citation for 81 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Liv 269.
June 30 a deputy issued a Michigan driver a speeding citation for 87 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at the Grand River.
July 04 a deputy issued a New Mexico driver a speeding citation for 90 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Highway CC.
July 05 a deputy issued a Ludlow driver a citation for the display and possession of motor vehicle license plates of another person.
At the time of this press release the LCSO has 32 people in custody at the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail.
July 09 a deputy was on patrol when his patrol vehicle became disabled due to a radiator problem. The patrol car was towed to a local shop for repairs.
Recently a LCSO patrol vehicle was legally parked at the sheriff’s office when an uninsured motorist leaving a building west of the office backed into the side of the patrol vehicle. The patrol vehicle was not disabled and will soon be repaired. The Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated the accident.
The LCSO has remained extensively busy this week with Court bailiff and Courthouse Security obligations.
The LCSO has remained busy on these and other investigations, assisting other agencies, and daily administrative and statutory duties.
We continue to receive calls from citizens regarding SCAMS. No one has recently reported being a victim but many residents are frequently receiving these annoying calls with variations in attempt to get their money.
If you have any information on these or other crimes, please call us at 660-646-0515 or dispatch at 660-646-2121. You may also submit crime tips through our website at www.livcoso.org.
Sheriff Steve Cox