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Recent Drug Enforcment Actions

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Recent Drug Incidents and/or Arrests Involving the LCSO


January 02 a deputy observed a person driving who allegedly had no legal right. A stop of the vehicle resulted in the arrest of Travis Lee Donoho, 28, Chillicothe for alleged Driving While Revoke, No Auto Insurance, Failure to Register Motor Vehicle Annually, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Mr. Donoho was processed at the LCSO and released on summons.

January 02 the LCSO stopped a vehicle on Highway V for a headlight violation. The investigation resulted in the arrest of Kimberly Ann Lewis, 28, Trenton for alleged Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving While Revoked/Suspended, and Vehicle Registration Violation. Ms. Lewis was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail and has since been charged in Livingston County Associate Circuit Court for the felony Drug Possession with bond set at $15,000.

January 05 the LCSO responded to a call to check the well-being of a person in a vehicle on a rural road. The LCSO made contact with a person on Liv 239. Subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of Ryan Christian Wheeler, 26, Chillicothe for alleged Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Mr. Wheeler was processed at the LCSO and released on summons.

January 05 the LCSO was conducting a fugitive investigation and began working with the Chillicothe Police on a criminal investigation which turned into a search of a home in Chillicothe. This led to the officers arrested 3 adults and the names of the alleged and charges were released earlier this week by CPD Chief Jon Maples.  Great teamwork!

January 06, 2018 the LCSO responded to a check the well-being call of a person reportedly under the influence of drugs. Further investigation led to the arrest of Shella-Mae Yvonn Vanosdoll, 45, Hale for alleged class D felony Possession of Controlled Substance. Ms. Vanosdoll was processed and turned over to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail. Associate Circuit Court subsequently issued a warrant for Ms. Vanosdoll and initially placed bond at $10,000 cash.

The morning of January 09 a deputy was attempting to serve an Order of Protection issued by the Court at an address in the 400 block of Elm Street in Chillicothe. The deputy saw the person quickly flee further into the residence once realizing the presence of law enforcement. The door was partially open and the deputy was requesting the subject respond immediately. Upon further investigation it is alleged the suspect ran to the bathroom with controlled substance(s) and flushed the illegal item(s). A report has been completed and will be referred to the prosecuting attorney for consideration of Tampering with Physical Evidence charge. The subject is currently on parole in the State of Missouri for a prior felony drug conviction.

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.

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