An investigation by the Chillicothe Police Department, the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol resulted in the arrest of a 35-year-old Chillicothe man on drug charges.
The police department reports a Livingston County search warrant was executed in the 200 block of East Bridge Street in Chillicothe after a report of endangering the welfare of a child.
The man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, and possession of fewer than 35 grams of marijuana as well as endangering the welfare of a child.
Online court information shows 35-year-old Gary Lee Mautino of 224 Gale Street has been charged with possession of a controlled substance and with the alleged use of drugs, endangering the welfare of a child, first degree.
At Tuesday’s arraignment, the court set bond at $100,00 cash. Mautino is scheduled to return to court on September 20th when a preliminary hearing could be set or waived. He was being held for Livingston County, at the Daviess- Dekalb county regional jail.
The police report an investigation is ongoing, and there may be more individuals involved.