Police Investigation

Fugitive investigations lead to arrests in Livingston County

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office conducted two fugitive investigations that resulted in arrests and arrested one additional individual on Tuesday. Sheriff Steve Cox says one fugitive investigation by his office and Missouri Probation and Parole officers at a Chillicothe location resulted in the arrest of 27-year-old Nicholas Duckworth of Chillicothe on a Missouri Parole warrant. […]

Vincent Sturgeon

Pattonsburg man handed 7-year prison sentence for endangering child and domestic assault

A sentencing hearing was held in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Wednesday for a Pattonsburg man found guilty by a jury in September on two charges stemming from an incident in October 2018. Online court information shows 28-year-old Vincent Lee Sturgeon was sentenced to the Missouri Department of Corrections for seven years […]

Sex Offender

Audio: State denies application for proposed Sedalia daycare near sex offenders

The state has denied an application from a proposed Sedalia daycare that would have been 12 feet from a nursing home with sex offenders.     A daycare facility called Lil Mouse wanted to open next to a Sedalia nursing home with 17 registered sex offenders. State Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) spokeswoman […]

Vincent Sturgeon

Pattonsburg man found “Not Guilty” of kidnapping, “Guilty” of domestic assault

A jury trial was held in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Wednesday for a Pattonsburg man facing charges stemming from an alleged incident in October. The jury returned a verdict for 28-year-old Vincent Lee Sturgeon of not guilty of second-degree kidnapping and guilty of misdemeanor fourth-degree domestic assault and felony first degree […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Highway Patrol announces results of “Hazardous Moving Operation” in north Missouri

Troop H of the Highway Patrol has announced the results of a “Hazardous Moving Operation” conducted in Caldwell, Livingston, DeKalb, and Buchanan counties. Five officers patrolled the counties during the operation, which was held Sunday afternoon from 1 to 3 o’clock, with the goal of detecting traffic violations that contribute to traffic crashes. The operation […]

Nicholas and Justin Diemel

Search warrants being executed in case of missing brothers

The investigation into the disappearance of two missing brothers from Wisconsin continues and The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department reports searches have been conducted and are underway in Clinton and Caldwell counties for 35-year-old Nicholas and 24-year-old Justin Diemel. According to Buchanan County Sheriff Bill Puett, his deputies are participating in a multi-agency search after their […]

Not Guilty Plea

Gallatin man pleads “not guilty” to kidnapping, domestic assault and endangering the welfare of a child

A Gallatin man facing several felony charges stemming from an incident in October in which he allegedly choked his girlfriend and pushed her and her son to the floor entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Online court information shows 28-year-old Vincent Lee Sturgeon has been […]

Livingston County Sheriff Website

Livingston County Sheriff reports on traffic enforcement operation

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office recently increased traffic enforcement, focusing on aggressive and careless drivers, drunk or drugged drivers, and other hazardous moving violations. Sheriff Steve Cox reports 16 citations were issued recently for going over the speed limit and the department also gave a number of warnings, made traffic stops, and gave one driver […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Highway Patrol to participate in “Operation CARE” Memorial Day Weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol will participate in Operation CARE (Crash Awareness Reduction Effort) during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. This year’s fatality counting period for the holiday weekend begins the evening of May 24th at 6 o’clock and ends the night of May 27th at 11:59. Every available trooper will be on the road […]