User Login    
 + Register
PDQ Cleaning
News : Livingston County Jail reports more facility issues
Posted by Tom on 2013/1/3 9:07:37 (445 reads) News by the same author

Even with the majority of the detainees having been moved from the Livingston County Jail in Chillicothe, facility problems continue. Sheriff Steve Cox reports that "what appeared to be smoke" seen on jail cameras was actually "steam from a ruptured hot water pipe". This incident happened in an area of the jail that remained in use as a holding area when arrests are made and the detainees are waiting transport to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail in Pattonsburg.

By the time water was shut off to the pipe, water on the floor was "a few inches deep and flowing into another cell area". The 34-year old jail was closed in December due in part to major plumbing and sewer issues that would cost a considerable amount to repair and/or replace. The remainder of the jail, according to Sheriff Cox, could be used for storage by the Livingston County Sheriff's Department and the Livingston County Courthouse.

With the exception of temporary holding of detainees waiting for transport, the Livingston County Jail was empty as of Monday morning, when the last two detainees were transported to Pattonsburg. Sheriff Cox says two detainees, who have both previously earned "Trustee" status, were kept behind to assist with cleaning of the jail facility and to prepare for winterization.

The Livingston County Sheriff's Department has maintained a website that includes an inmate roster and information on suspects most wanted. With the closing of the jail, Sheriff Cox said people arrested will be booked into a jail management system sometime after information is received from the court and/or the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail.

Linn County prisoners will no longer be on the Livingston County website as the Linn County Sheriff's Department is now housing inmates at the Chariton County Jail. City of Chillicothe detainees will not be on the website, as they are not booked through the jail management system.

Sheriff Cox said his department's "website host" will be working with the records management provider for the Daviess-DeKalb jail in an attempt to have an automatic feed of booking information, including photographs, to go straight to the Livingston County Sheriff's Department website.

Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend Create a PDF from the article


Other articles
2015/7/30 14:21:48 - Endangered Person Advisory Issued For Missing Princeton Girl
2015/7/30 7:54:33 - Circuit Court In Trenton Sees A Variety Of Cases
2015/7/30 6:46:10 - Northwest Missouri Man Injured In Tuesday Night Accident
2015/7/30 6:40:44 - Two Trenton Residents Injured In Schuyler County Accident
2015/7/30 6:30:00 - Trenton Man Charged With Domestic Assault
2015/7/30 6:26:05 - Iowa Man Injured In Accident South Of Eagleville
2015/7/30 5:58:21 - Swine And Goat Show Results From North Central Missouri Fair
2015/7/30 4:29:28 - Facebook Scam Preyed On Grieving "Angel Mom"
2015/7/30 4:22:43 - Police: Inmate Assaults Missouri Corrections Officers In Escape Attempt
2015/7/30 4:17:44 - Effort Starts To Fight Kansas City's New Minimum Wage Law
2015/7/30 4:12:22 - J. C. Penney Employee: Boss Confronted Her Over Shorts She Bought At Same Store
2015/7/30 4:06:41 - Mother Charged After Toddler Found Unresponsive In Home Filled With Dead And Dying Animals
2015/7/30 3:56:29 - 4 Charged By Police With Burglary At Gallatin
2015/7/29 8:43:48 - Team Farmer Event At North Central Missouri Fair Canceled
2015/7/29 8:39:02 - Gallatin City Council Meets
2015/7/29 8:36:01 - Gallatin Man Arrested On Multiple Counts Of Child Porn
2015/7/29 6:39:38 - Habitat For Humanity To Hold Meeting At Chillicothe
2015/7/29 6:26:42 - Two Arrested By Chillicothe Police Involving Burglary At Gallatin
2015/7/29 5:55:46 - Breilly Roy Crowned North Central Missouri Fair Queen
2015/7/29 4:59:20 - Maysville Man, Congressional Candidate Charged In Drug Case
2015/7/29 4:46:00 - Inmate At Crossroads Correctional Center Dies
2015/7/29 4:42:28 - Cache Of Weapons Stolen From St. Joseph Pawn Shop
2015/7/29 4:40:00 - Authorities Investigate Amish Drinking Party In Livingston County
2015/7/29 4:39:22 - Diseased Wheat Plagues Farmers
2015/7/29 4:36:28 - Man Dies After Being Shot In Chest By Employee In Fight Near KU Hospital
2015/7/29 4:28:47 - Church Van On The Way To Branson Crashes Injuring 10 Children
2015/7/29 4:26:44 - Man Accused Of Using $476K In Employer's Funds For Strippers
2015/7/29 4:23:04 - Three Accused Of Stealing $70K Worth Of Toilet Paper
2015/7/29 4:15:37 - Kansas Man Faces 80 Year Prison Sentence For Raping 2 Kids Under 10 Years Old
2015/7/29 4:12:31 - Missouri Middle School Teacher Allegedly Used Tree House To Have Sexual Relations With Student



Bookmark this article at these sites

                   

Listen to KTTN-FM