November 15 the LCSO began an investigation of burglary and theft from a building in southern Livingston County. Victim reported unknown person(s) entered a building a stole a black leather Harley Davidson in extra-large size, wire framed prescription glasses, clear safety glasses, extra-large black colored motorcycle helmet, Harley Davidson trickle charger and 100’ extension cord orange in color, and title to a 2011 Harley motorcycle.
November 17 the LCSO began a fraud investigation where an organization was defrauded nearly $1100 from their bank account. Investigation shows the unauthorized transactions began in February 2017 and continued until discovered and reported. Investigation continues.
November 17 the LCSO began an investigation of possible child sex offense. The investigation is continuing.
November 19 the LCSO investigated a domestic disturbance and assault report in Utica. The investigation has been completed and no charges are being sought.
November 25 the LCSO and MSHP investigated a report of domestic assault in Wheeling. Investigation determined that no assault took place and the make subject agreed to stay elsewhere.
November 26 the theft of a license plate from a location in Utica was reported. The information was entered into the law enforcement computer system.
The LCSO has investigated a report of fraudulent use of a credit device. The suspect(s) in this case are juvenile and at least one is related to the victim. The victim is determining if they want to continue with prosecution.
November 17 the LCSO served a 96-hour order on a rural Chillicothe person. That individual was later transported to the treatment facility as ordered by the Court. The LCSO was assisted by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
November 19 a deputy stopped a vehicle for 81 in a 65 on U.S. 36 and subsequently arrested Selena Ann Marie Mathews, 17, Wheeling for alleged excessive speed and possession of drug paraphernalia. Ms. Mathews was processed and released on a court summons.
November 20 the LCSO stopped and arrested Matthew B. Curtis, 37, Chillicothe for alleged Driving While Suspended. Mr. Curtis was processed and released on a summons.
November 23 the LCSO stopped a vehicle for 95 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Liv 408. The driver, Chad Davis, 38, Independence was arrested and subsequently posted the $250 bond and was released pending court appearance.
November 25 the LCSO served a Macon Municipal arrest warrant on Joshua Steven Knouse, 29, Wheeling. The warrant was for alleged non-moving traffic violation. Mr. Knouse posted the $62.50 dollar bond and was released.
November 25 the LCSO stopped and arrested a Chillicothe resident for alleged Failing to Register Motor Vehicle and Driving While Suspended/Revoked. Sean Romeiser, 42 was arrested, processed, and released on summons to appear in Court.
November 27 the LCSO served a Boone County arrest warrant on Zachary David Helmich, 29, Bucklin, for alleged Failing to Appear in Court. Mr. Helmich surrendered to the LCSO and posted the $250 bond.
November 29 the LCSO was monitoring traffic around the Chillicothe High School and stopped a vehicle on Liv 239 for alleged 55 in a 35. The driver, Bryce Joseph Hague, 17, Chillicothe was subsequently arrested on a Caldwell County arrest warrant for alleged excessive speed. Mr. Hague received a summons for the alleged excessive speed and driving while suspended-failure to appear suspension. Mr. Hague posted bond at the LCSO and was released to a parent.
November 29 the LCSO arrested Bettina Jane Ickenroth, 44, Chillicothe on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failing to Register as an Offender as Required. Ms. Ickenroth subsequently posted bond on the warrant and was released pending Court appearance.
November 11 a deputy issued a speeding citation to a Trenton driver in Chula for 41 in a 25.
November 18 a deputy issued a Chillicothe woman a citation for failing to signal.
November 18 the LCSO issued an Illinois driver a speeding citation for 83 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Liv 269.
November 19 the LCSO issued an Illinois driver a speeding citation for 84 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Liv 255.
November 22 the LCSO issued a Colorado driver a speeding citation for 93 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Liv 255.
November 24 the LCSO issued a Kansas City driver a speeding citation for 86 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Liv 269.
November 28 the LCSO issued a Chillicothe driver a speeding citation for 80 in a 60 on U.S. 65 at Liv 206 and for No Valid Driver’s License.
Recently K-9 Zaki and Deputy Mueller were summoned to a manhunt in the Harrison County area. A fugitive with multiple arrest warrants with bond amounts totaling over $600,000 dollars fled from a location on foot and was possibly armed. Law Enforcement contacted the LCSO and requested assistance of our K-9. At the scene Zaki was able to track the suspect for quite some distance through heavy brush and after a lengthy search it was determined the suspect had most likely been picked up by another person. Zaki did find an article of evidence during the track which supported the track was on target. Harrison County authorities are continuing with the investigation.
November 20 K-9 Zaki was summoned to a home in Chillicothe at the request of Probation and Parole Officers. The occupant consented to our K-9 searching the area and no indications of drugs was given.
Recently the LCSO executed a Replevin Order issued from the court. The LCSO assisted the creditor in seizing multiple pieces of machinery.
The LCSO has recovered several pieces of stolen property which had previously been reported as stolen from a rural business. Suspect was identified and charge(s) are pending review from the Prosecuting Attorney.
The LCSO has remained very busy with criminal investigations, Court and bailiff duties, patrol and calls for service, assisting stranded motorists, and other statutory obligations.
The LCSO has assisted the MSHP and CPD with several traffic crashes recently.
Currently the LCSO has 21 people in custody at the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail, 5 of which are female detainees.
REMINDER THAT ALL PERSONS ARE INNOCENT UNLESS AND UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN A COURT OF LAW. A MERE ARREST OR ARREST WARRANT IS ONLY AN ALLEGATION AND NOTHING MORE.