Livingston County Sheriff’s department busy during the month of March

Livingston County Sheriff reports on investigations and arrests

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox has released a report of ongoing investigations, as well as arrests and activities taking place at the sheriff’s department.

March 03 LCSO Deputy and MSHP Trooper responded to address in Utica after report of possible threats of violence. Investigation revealed that no one wanted prosecution and additional services.

March 03 the LCSO began an investigation of reported trespassing and trash dumping on private property along Liv 412. Investigation is continuing.

March 14 the LCSO began an investigation of reported raw sewage and littering violation(s) in the north east part of Livingston County. All parties have been interviewed and reached a civil agreement for prompt renovation/repairs for the sewage problem. The incident report will be shared with the prosecuting attorney for consideration.

March 15 the LCSO and MSHP responded to a location in Chula on a disturbance call of alleged threat of using a firearm took place. Investigation revealed no firearm was displayed and the matter was only verbal with no prosecution requested.

March 20 the LCSO assisted the Carroll County Sheriff in taking information and statements of a reported assault and peace disturbance. The incident allegedly took place in Carroll County. The reported victim resides in Livingston County and came to the LCSO to make the initial report.

March 19 the LCSO began an investigation of sex offender registration violation where a local registered child offender was allegedly not properly registering contact information as required by law. Investigation continues.

March 21 the LCSO responded to a call of a domestic disturbance near Utica. The investigation showed no criminal violation and the persons separated.

March 23 a deputy stopped a motorist on several complaints of literally driving across lanes of 36 from the grass on one shoulder to the grass on the other shoulder. The female driver was found to be okay but was alleged to have a suspended license and merely inattentive on the roadway. The deputy arrested the female who identified herself as Mary Ellen Hagan, 44, Unionville for alleged driving while suspended.

March 24 LCSO staff responded to a call for service and learned the female may have had a medical problem. The Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services was summoned and assisted at the scene.

 

Arrests:

March 07 the LCSO arrested Jodi Lynn McKeever, 42, Kirksville, on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Violation of Bond Conditions on class C felony allegation of Possession of Controlled Substance. Bond was set at $10,000 and transferred to DDCRJ.

March 07 the LCSO arrested Daniel Glenn Fry, 34, Kirksville, on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Violation of Bond Conditions on an original charge of class C felony Possession of a Controlled Substance. Bond was set at $10,000 and Mr. Fry was transferred to DDCRJ.

March 10 LCSO arrested Jesse Dalton Estes, 22, Utica on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Harassment. Mr. Estes was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail in lieu of $2,500 bond.

March 14 the LCSO arrested Kristie Marie Carr, 29, Chillicothe when Ms. Carr surrendered to a deputy on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged 2 counts of Forgery. Ms. Carr appeared before Associate Judge James P. Valbracht and subsequently posted bond pending next court appearance.

March 15 LCSO deputy arrested Christopher Daniel Wall, 22, Kansas City, on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Probation Violation on original charge of Theft/Stealing. Mr. Wall was transferred to DDCRJ in lieu of bond.

March 17 the LCSO began an investigation of peace disturbance after receiving information a rural county resident allegedly made physical threats to utility service provider if they were to return to his property. The land owner has been contacted and interviewed. The report is being submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration.

March 19 the LCSO arrested Dustin L. Dixon, 32, Chillicothe on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class C felony of Theft/Stealing. Bond was set by the court at $20,000 and Mr. Dixon was transferred to DDCRJ.

March 23 the LCSO served a Livingston County arrest warrant on Trinity Joe Helm, 36, Chillicothe who was already in custody on another matter. The arrest warrant was for alleged class B felony drug violation. Bond was set at $50,000 and Mr. Helm remained incarcerated in lieu of bond.

March 23 the LCSO arrested Andrew Joseph Farmer, 28, Georgia, on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged failure to appear in court on an excessive speed and no insurance violation. Mr. Farmer posted the $250 bond and was released from custody.

March 23 the LCSO arrested Jesse Dalton Estes, 22, Utica, on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged Failure to Obey a Judge’s Order on original class A misdemeanor allegation of Harassment. Bond was set by the court at $5,000 and Mr. Estes was transferred to DDCRJ.

March 27 the LCSO arrested Jordan C. Riggins, 27 on a Livingston County warrant for alleged operating motor vehicle without insurance. Mr. Riggins posted the $250 bond and was released pending next Court appearance.

 

Other news:

Last week Deputy Dustin Woelfle attended the Utica and Wheeling town meetings where area information was exchanged.

Last week Deputy Dave Bagley attended the Ludlow town meeting where area information was shared.

LCSO staff have remained very busy with multiple on-going investigations.

March 14 and 15 the LCSO spent significant man hours for security and bailiff for the Courthouse plus Associate and Circuit Courts.

March 15 we had 23 detainees appear before Presiding Circuit Judge Thomas N. Chapman.

March 15 a deputy attended games at Southwest School.

March 23 the LCSO had 15 detainees from the jail appear in Livingston County Associate Court.

March 23 Deputy Woelfle attended the Chula town meeting where area information was exchanged.

March 24 the LCSO worked with the Missouri State Technical Assistance Team in collecting electronic information and evidence from certain items which had previously been seized as evidence per Court orders.

Some of the LCSO staff has been fighting a stomach virus and a few of the employees have missed multiple days of work recently.

LCSO has remained busy with various on-going criminal investigations and sharing information with other agencies.

The LCSO currently has 28 people in custody at the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail, 7 of which are female detainees.