October 28 the LCSO began an investigation in Bedford of property damage and careless and imprudent driving. A vehicle had obviously been operated in a careless and imprudent manner then left the roadway and caused damaged to a resident’s yard. Investigation led to a Chillicothe man who was questioned and then issued 2 citations being for Careless and Imprudent Driving and Driving While Suspended.
November 02 the LCSO began an investigation of a reported disturbance in Utica involving a juvenile and an estranged step parent. The step parent reported being approached and harassed by the juvenile and minor property damage done to the adult’s vehicle. Information is being submitted to the juvenile office.
November 03 the LCSO responded to a domestic disturbance in Utica. Persons were interviewed and the situation was verbal and no criminal violation. Parties separated and no arrest made.
November 03 the LCSO began an investigation of burglary, property damage, and theft from an unoccupied home in western Livingston County. Subsequent investigation led to a Grundy County man being person of interest to be interviewed on the evening of November 07 at the LCSO. That man obviously faked an urgent need to step outside the office during the interview. As upon doing so the male fled on foot and ran through various yards and successfully eluded LCSO and CPD officers. At the same time a Grundy County Deputy Sheriff was at a residence and sent photos of at least some of the reported stolen property. The LCSO is seeking arrest warrant(s) for the suspect. That individual is currently on probation for other felony conviction(s) and we are working with his probation officer as well.
November 04 the LCSO and Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated a report of multiple ATV’s and UTV’s intentionally trespassing on private property near Liv 243 and Liv 244. The LCSO stopped one driver when he left the property. The deputy issued the Chillicothe man a citation for Trespassing. The MSHP handled the other people involved.
November 04 the LCSO began an investigation of a damaged mailbox on Liv 418. Unknown person damaged and removed the mailbox form the stand. Investigation continues.
November 04 the LCSO began an investigation of a damaged mailbox on Liv 216. Unknown person damaged the mailbox. Investigation continues.
November 07 the LCSO began an investigation of felony stealing from a business east of Chillicothe. A cleaning service is employed by the business. Allegedly the cleaning person allowed one or more associates to assist with cleaning the night of the crime. The next morning the business discovered specific items missing and reported to the LCSO. Video evidence has been obtained and we have spoken with some people involved and are seeking the primary suspect to interview and attempt to recover property. The best thing the suspect can do in this case is return the stolen property to the LCSO immediately.
November 07 the LCSO assisted with a car/deer collision on U.S. 36 about 2 miles west of Utica. A semi collided with a buck deer and ran over the animal, the rear trailer tires threw the animal into the path of a westbound van which was completely disabled by the collision. The van was towed by Chillicothe Truck Repair and the family was taken to a local business by the LCSO.
November 07 the LCSO began an investigation of a Registered Child Offender allegedly not following registration requirements. A tip revealed the suspect allegedly moved from a reported address to another address in Chillicothe and failed to report and register. Further investigation confirmed the tip and the suspect was notified to immediately register. Information is being submitted to Prosecuting Attorney Adam Warren for consideration of charges.
November 03 the LCSO issued a speeding citation to a Kansas City driver for 90 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Liv 419.
November 03 the LCSO issued a speeding citation to an Augusta Kansas driver for 85 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Highway C.
November 03 the LCSO issued a speeding citation to a Kansas City driver for 81 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Highway C.
November 05 the LCSO issued a speeding citation to a Brookfield driver for 73 in a 65 and for No Child Safety Restraint on U.S. 36 at Grand River.
November 08 the LCSO issued a citation to a Chicago Illinois driver for Failing to Proceed with Caution/Yield when Approaching a Stationary Emergency Vehicle. This took place on U.S. 36 at Liv 264.
Currently the LCSO has 31 people in custody, 8 of which are female detainees. A few of these people are scheduled to be sent to DOC at first opportunity.
November 07 the LCSO had 9 detainees in Circuit Court Criminal Law Day.
Our office remains very busy with these and other investigations, court requirements, calls for service, and statutory/administrative obligations.
Sheriff Steve Cox