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Incidents, Arrests, Citations, and MORE

 

Incidents:

March 5 the LCSO completed an investigation regarding a child not attending school. The parent was interviewed and a report is being submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration of charge. The LCSO was assisted by the Juvenile Office-Livingston County and Southwest School.

March 5 the LCSO completed a 3 week investigation of alleged Financial Exploitation of the Elderly/Disabled in rural Livingston County. The report was submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration of charges.

March 6 the LCSO began an investigation of Identity Theft/Fraud for a citizen who learned their income tax returned was being intercepted by the IRS for default on a student loan. Further investigation revealed the victim’s identity may have been compromised in 2008 at the time of the student loan.

March 7 Deputy Sheriff/School Resource Officer Mike Lewis filed a report with this office regarding reported harassment involving 2 students at CHS. Juvenile Officer and Parent(s) were notified and the final report is being submitted to the juvenile authorities for consideration.

March 8 Deputy Mueller and K-9 Zaki were summoned to a location in Chillicothe by the police department. Zaki indicated presence of controlled substance at 2 locations and the suspect was arrested by the CPD on another violation.

March 9 Deputy Sheriff/School Resource Officer Mike Lewis filed a report with this office regarding 2 juveniles allegedly in possession of or sending inappropriate photos on their cell phones. Parent(s) and Juvenile Officer met at the school and the investigation continued. Allegedly Snap Chat was used by one or more of the students. Report is being submitted to the juvenile office.

March 13 the LCSO investigated a report of domestic violence and learned that no criminal act took place.

March 15 Deputy Sheriff/School Resource Officer Mike Lewis filed a report with this office of harassment at the Chillicothe High School between 2 juveniles. Inappropriate pictures were allegedly shown by one juvenile to one or more other students and improper comment was made to another juvenile. Parent(s) have been notified and were present with the juvenile officer, and school officials are following their administrative policy.

March 17 an investigation began in Chula where unknown person(s) stole a quantity of 2x4 and 2x6 lumber and 20 siding boards from private property. Investigation is continuing.

March 21 the LCSO investigated a complaint of trash dumping on Route V just outside the City of Chillicothe. A Chillicothe man was cited for the alleged littering violation.

 

Arrests:

March 14 the LCSO serve a Livingston County arrest warrant on Tylee Alisa Wheelbarger, 34, Chillicothe for alleged Probation Violation on original conviction of class C felony Possession of Controlled Substance. Ms. Wheelbarger was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail.

March 16 the LCSO served a Livingston County warrant on Timothy Stanley Anderson, 62, Dawn for alleged Violation of Bond Conditions on original charge of class D felony DWI-Alcohol-Persistent Offender. Mr. Anderson was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail in lieu of $15,000 bond.

 

Citations:

March 5 a Utica driver was cited for Failing to Register a Motor Vehicle with Department of Revenue.

March 7 a deputy issued an Illinois driver a speeding citation for 82 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Liv 269.

March 10 a deputy issued a Washington State driver a speeding citation for 83 in a 65 on U.S. 36 and Highway D.

March 10 a deputy issued a Kansas City driver a speeding citation for 89 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Highway CC.

March 11 a deputy issued an Independence MO driver a speeding citation for 86 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at the Grand River.

March 13 a deputy issued an Iowa driver a speeding citation for 82 in a 60 on U.S. 65 at Chula Junction.

March 18 a deputy issued a Tennessee driver a speeding citation for 83 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Liv 408.

March 18 a deputy issued an Illinois driver a speeding citation for 90 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at the Grand River.

March 19 a deputy issued a Mooresville driver a citation for a stop sign violation at Highway D and U.S. 36.

March 20 a deputy issued an Illinois driver a speeding citation for 82 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Liv 261.

March 20 a deputy issued an Arkansas driver a speeding citation for 82 in a 60 on U.S. 65 south of U.S. 36.

 

Additional Information:

Week of March 15 Sheriff Steve Cox attended the Missouri Sheriffs’ Association Spring Training Conference for mandated training hours.

During 2 days last week the LCSO was required to have one or more deputies stand by at a location along Route V just outside the City of Chillicothe as a Court order was executed on a civil matter and debris was removed from the property.

Currently the LCSO has 24 people in custody at the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail, 6 of which are female detainees.

March 22 a MSHP Trooper brought in a Kansas driver to post bond for excessive speed of 102 in a 65 on U.S. 36.

The LCSO has various other on-going investigations and has remained busy assisting other agencies, Court security, and other legal requirements.

If you have any information on these or other crimes, please call us at 660-646-0515.

 

Sheriff Steve Cox

 

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LCSO Sheriff and Deputy Give Presentations

  

 (Photos of Deputy Mueller and Zaki)

 

Monday, March 20, 2017 Deputy Sheriff/K-9 Officer Chris Mueller and K-9 Zaki gave a presentation to Farmers Electric crew members on Meth Lab debris, Marijuana Growing Operations, and Concealed Carry Permits. Zaki was introduced and displayed his working abilities in locating contraband.

Monday evening Sheriff Steve Cox was invited to give a presentation to the Kiwanis Club at the Grand River MultiPurpose Center in Chillicothe. The dinner and discussion lasted about 2 hours where information was shared on recent events, election issues, and questions from the audience.

 

Sheriff Steve Cox

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Swallowing Dope is Dangerous

 

March 18 about 7:19 p.m. a deputy was in Utica and saw a suspicious vehicle with out of state license plates. That vehicle was able to briefly elude the deputy and was then stopped for traffic violation(s). The car was occupied by 2 men who were both on probation/parole. The driver was found to be in possession of alleged methamphetamine as a baggy was placed on the hood of the car. The suspect was being arrested when he reportedly resisted arrest, grabbed the baggy and then swallowed it. The suspect continued to resist arrest and was eventually handcuffed then taken to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment after swallowing the baggy with unknown content(s).

The person was later transferred to a Kansas City hospital for further treatment. A report is being submitted to the prosecuting attorney and probation/parole.

 

Sheriff Steve Cox

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Court Ordered Transfers to DOC

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) recently received Court orders to cause the following people to be transferred to the Missouri Department of Corrections to serve a sentence or attend a treatment program:

 

Sean P. Biller, 29, Chillicothe            Probation Violation - Possession Controlled Substance - 7 years

 

Tyler M. Gibson, 24, Chillicothe         Violation Order of Protection - 4 years ITP

 

Austin R. Holstine, 23, Chillicothe      Assault 2nd - 7 years (already in DOC on other charges)

 

Forrest W. Ivy, 43, Hale                    Probation Violation - DWI - 7 years

 

Michelle Maglio-Say, 50, Hale            Distribution Controlled Substance - 10 years ITP

 

Scott White, 43, Chillicothe               DWI - 5 years

 

Tylee Wheelbarger, 34, Chillicothe     Probation Violation - Possession Controlled Substance CODS

 

Jade Mock, 29, Trenton                     Probation Violation - Possession Controlled Substance - 7 years (already in DOC on other charges).

 

We are hopeful these people can turn this experience into something positive in their life.

Sheriff Steve Cox

Fugitive Investigation and Arrest

 

Tiffany Luttrell arrest photo @ LCSO

 

On Friday, March 10, 2017 the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) completed a fugitive and sex offender registration violation investigation and arrested Tiffany Luttrell, 28, on a Daviess County arrest warrant for alleged Sex Offender Registration Violation. The LCSO also arrested Ms. Luttrell for alleged Failure to Register as a Sex Offender in Livingston County. It is alleged Ms. Luttrell moved to Livingston County and failed to register with the LCSO. Ms. Luttrell was arrested at a residence in close proximity to a public school in Chillicothe.

Ms. Luttrell was transferred to the custody of the Daviess County Sheriff and a report is being submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration of charges in Livingston County.

Ms. Luttrell is mandated by State and Federal law to register as a sex offender due to a 2008 conviction in Johnson County, Missouri of class D felony Sexual Misconduct/Attempt Involving a Child.

Sheriff Steve Cox

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LCSO Helping Girl Scouts Earn Badge

   

 

(Photos courtesy of Girl Scout Troop)

 

Recently Chief Deputy Michael Claypole gave a presentation to Chillicothe Girl Scout group. Various topics were discussed and everyone had a great time. Chief Deputy Claypole helped these young ladies earn their “Badge” on “Respecting Authority”.

 

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Incidents, Arrests, Citations, and MORE

Incidents:

Since February 19 the LCSO has assisted the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office with an investigation of stolen property. The LCSO identified their suspect and charge(s) are pending.

February 23 the LCSO began an investigation in the 15000 block of Liv 214 as unknown person(s) stolen an electric service meter. Investigation continues.

February 23 Deputy/School Resource Officer Mike Lewis filed a report with our office regarding parents not compelling their child(ren) to attend school. A report is being submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration of charge(s) involving 2 different families.

February 24 the LCSO was dispatched to U.S. 36 regarding a female driver reportedly driving careless and imprudent with speeds up to 90 and all over the roadway. A deputy and the sheriff finally got this driver to stop in Caldwell County. Further investigation revealed this was an elderly woman that probably should not be driving. The lady was taken to the LCSO and released to an informed family member. Information was sent to the Department of Revenue requesting the driver be retested.

March 3 a report of property damage to a parked vehicle in the 300 block of Broadway in Utica was made. The owners reported suspicious activity around their car which turned out to be unknown person(s) attempting to steal the radio or other items. Damage to the car was noted.

 

Arrests:

February 24 the LCSO served a Missouri Probation/Parole warrant on Aaron Joseph Sannipoli, 31, Chillicothe. Mr. Sannipoli was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail.

February 25 a deputy was on U.S. 36 assisting a motorists and had emergency lights displayed on the patrol vehicle when a vehicle passed closely by and failed to change lanes or give due caution. That driver was subsequently stopped and the Kansas City man was issued citations for Failing to Proceed with Caution when approaching an emergency vehicle and driving while revoked or suspended. The driver, Jordan Lee Dawkins, 23, Kansas City was also arrested on a Macon County arrest warrant for alleged failing to appear in court on a speeding citation. Mr. Dawkins posted bond and was released.

February 27 the LCSO served a Livingston County arrest warrant on Jordan C. Riggins, 28, Ludlow, for alleged Failure to Appear in Court on original charges of 2 counts failing to register motor vehicle and 2 counts of driving while revoked. Mr. Riggins posted $500 bond and was released with a new Court date.

March 2 a deputy arrested Jamie Nicole Russom, 32, Chillicothe in the 1300 block of Calhoun Street in Chillicothe for alleged Peace Disturbance when serving an Order of Protection notice from the Court. Ms. Russom was subsequently released from the LCSO.

March 2 a deputy arrested Tyler Montana Gibson, 24, Chillicothe, on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Violation of Bond Conditions on an original charge of class D felony Violation of Protection Order for Adult-2nd Offense. Mr. Gibson was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail in lieu of bond.

March 3 a deputy arrested Steven Mack Powers, 58, Avalon for alleged Driving While Suspended/Revoked following a traffic stop for a headlight violation. Mr. Powers was processed at the LCSO and released on a summons.

March 3 a deputy served a Caldwell County arrest warrant on Dusty Dean Donoho, 44, Ludlow, for alleged Auto Insurance violation. Mr. Donoho was transferred to the Caldwell County Sheriff in lieu of bond.

March 3 Tracy Lee Newton, 44, Carrollton, was arrested on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Probation Violation on original convictions on 2 class A misdemeanor counts of Animal Abuse. Mr. Newton was unable to post the $5,000 bond and transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail.

 

Citations:

March 2 a deputy issued an Illinois driver a speeding citation for 90 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Liv 269.

March 3 a deputy issued an Illinois driver a speeding citation for 90 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Liv 408.

March 4 a deputy issued an Illinois driver a speeding citation for 89 in a 65 on U.S. 36 at Apple Orchard Hill.

March 5 a deputy issued a Hale, MO driver a speeding citation for 78 in a 60 on U.S. 65 and Liv 204.

 

Other Information:

Currently the LCSO has 27 people in custody at the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail.

The LCSO recently received Court orders to cause the following people to be transferred to the Missouri Department of Corrections to serve a sentence or attend a program:

Jennifer Jo Horn, 40, Polo, MO             Probation Violation - Non Support - 4 years DOC

 

Larry R. Thompson, 37, Harrison, AR Probation Violation - Possession Controlled Substance 5 years DOC

The LCSO has remained very busy with these and other criminal investigations, assisting other agencies, detainee issues, court security, and other requirements.

If you have any information on these or other crimes, please call us at 660-646-0515.

 

Sheriff Steve Cox

2 Ludlow Residents Arrested on Caldwell County Drug Warrants

 

 

March 5 officer arrested Scott Ryan Shaver, 36, Ludlow in the 400 block of Fellows in Utica on a Caldwell County arrest warrant for alleged class B felony Distribution/Deliver/Manufacture/Produce or Attempt or Possess with Intent a Controlled Substance. Mr. Shaver was transferred to Caldwell County Sheriff in lieu of $75,000 bond.

March 5 officers arrested Jordan C. Riggins, 29, Ludlow in the 400 block of 4th Street in Ludlow on a Caldwell County arrest warrant for alleged class B felony Distribution/Deliver/Manufacture/Produce or Attempt or Possess with Intent a Controlled Substance. Ms. Riggins was transferred to the Caldwell County Sheriff in lieu of $75,000 bond.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol assisted the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office.

 

Sheriff Steve Cox

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3 Deputies Attend P.O.S.T. Approved Training

 

 

Last week Chris Mueller, Ryan Ford, and John Stafford attended Infectious Disease training in Columbia, MO that was put on by the Federal Emergency Management Association. The course was free to the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office and our staff.

Law Enforcement Officers are mandated to obtain a minimum of 24 hours P.O.S.T. approved training each year with minimum requirements in various catergories.

 

Sheriff Steve Cox

LCSO and K-9 Zaki Receive Generous Contribution

 

 

February 28 the LCSO was notified by the Chula Co-op they have a $1,000 check to give our office for use with Zaki.

Chula Co-op had applied for a grant from Land O’Lakes, Inc. Foundation and Land O’Lakes sent them a $1,000 check to aid with our K-9 Unit.

We appreciate the support and friendship from the staff and members of the Chula Co-op. The money will be secured by the county clerk.

 

Sheriff Steve Cox

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