September 12 the LCSO investigated an unattended death at a residence in Wheeling. Preliminary investigation suggests the victim passed due to natural causes. Livingston County Coroner Office assisted in the investigation. Our thoughts and prayers were shared with the family and loved ones.
September 18 about 11:30 p.m. a deputy was on a traffic stop on U.S. 36 when a Nebraska vehicle failed to move over/slow down and sped by next to the deputy. That vehicle was stopped and the deputy subsequently arrested Shalet Brittanae Richardson, 22, Nebraska, for alleged Driving While Suspended/Revoked and Failing to Proceed with Caution-Yield Right of Way to Emergency Vehicle. Ms. Richardson was processed and released on summons.
The LCSO has completed a juvenile on juvenile sex offense investigation with assistance of the Juvenile Office-Livingston County. Due to the young age of both involved additional services are being provided. Additional background investigation of the source of the problem continues.
This week the LCSO provided assisting information to the Chillicothe Police regarding a sexual misconduct investigation as a deputy has been in recent contact with the primary suspect of case.
September 19 the LCSO received Alfonso Esquivel Perez, 21, Kansas from the Missouri State Highway Patrol on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged failing to appear on original charges of DWI, Driving without a License, and Fail to Signal. Mr. Perez was transferred to DDCRJ in lieu of $750 cash bond.
September 17 a deputy stopped a vehicle for license violation just before 2:00 a.m. and subsequently arrested the driver, Nicholas Orion Urfer, 20, Meadville for alleged Driving While Revoked 2nd Offense. Mr. Urfer was processed and released on a summons.
September 23 the LCSO recovered an abandoned kids “Roadmaster” bicycle in Mooresville. This may be further identified and claimed at the LCSO.
September 18 a deputy issues a Bates City driver a speeding citation for 79 in a 60 on Highway 65 and Liv 416.
September 15 a deputy issued 2 speeding citations to CHS students on Liv 228 and Liv 239 for excessive speeding at 47 in a 35.
The LCSO has been busy working a variety of on-going criminal investigations including a child sex offense investigation. The LCSO is being assisted by the Child Advocacy Center and Juvenile Office-Livingston County on that case.
September 21 the LCSO had 7 detainees from the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail appear in Livingston County Associate Circuit Court Traffic Day.
The LCSO has been assisting other agencies with on-going criminal investigations.
A recent “Poll Question” on the LCSO website was: Does Chillicothe and Livingston County need additional rehab services for substance abuse in our community and area? Of those responding the results were 8.9% reported “We have ample services”, 13.3% responded “I need more information”, while 77.8% responded “We need to help more”.
The LCSO currently has 30 people in custody at the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail, 11 of which are female detainees.
Should you have any information on these or other crimes, please call us at 660-646-0515, dispatch at 660-646-2121, or submit a crime TIP through our website at www.livcoso.org.
Sheriff Steve Cox