Chillicothe Police Department activity report for Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Chillicothe Police Activity Report
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The Chillicothe Police Department answered 72 calls for service on Wednesday, July 10, 2024. The following details the daily activities and incidents handled by the officers:

07:15 a.m.: K9 Enoch and Capt. Grider assisted the Missouri State Highway Patrol on a traffic stop for a K9 deployment. The K9 alerted to the odor of narcotics on the vehicle. For more information, see the Missouri State Highway Patrol website.

08:24 a.m.: Officers responded to the area of Broadway and 11th Street regarding a report of a black husky with brown spots running at large. Officers searched the area, but the report was unfounded.

08:30 a.m.: Officers assisted a citizen with an animal call in the 1000 block of Broadway. A kitten was released to the Livingston County Humane Society.

10:00 a.m.: Officers were informed about a juvenile being threatened via social media. The investigation continues.

12:20 p.m.: Chillicothe E-911 Dispatch received a call regarding a semi-truck driver on Highway 36 eastbound, approximately five miles outside Chillicothe, swerving, speeding, and following another vehicle too closely. The reporting party was willing to sign a complaint. This call was forwarded to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

02:45 p.m.: An officer released property back to a victim of a crime that the Chillicothe Police Department investigated two weeks ago.

04:57 p.m.: Officers responded to the intersection of Walnut and Clay Street for a report of a two-vehicle accident involving a motorcycle and an SUV. The driver of the motorcycle was transported by EMS to Hedrick Medical Center with moderate injuries. The driver of the SUV was issued a citation for failing to yield.

05:00 p.m.: Chillicothe E-911 Dispatch received a call about a transformer sparking in the 1700 block of Bryan Street. CMU was contacted.

07:40 p.m.: Officers were contacted about a possible scam. The individual was advised that videos of him were published. Residents are reminded that if something seems too good to be true, it is probably a scam. Never provide personal information over the Internet or phone.

Officers conducted several follow-ups with Livingston County Coroner Nathan Zabka regarding the deceased body found on July 9, 2024. This investigation is ongoing.

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