37-year-old Matthew Guilford, of Brookfield, Missouri

Bond reduction denied for Matthew Guilford

Bond reduction was denied in the Associate Division of Linn County Circuit Court on Thursday for a felon who reportedly led law enforcement on a multi-county pursuit last week beginning in Linn County and ending at Marshall. Matthew Guilford’s bond is $50,000 cash only on felony charges of first-degree trafficking drugs or attempt—over statutory amount and […]

Gavel and old law books (court or trial)

Livingston County authorities to seek additional charges against Brookfield man

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports his office will submit an incident report to the prosecuting attorney seeking potential additional felony charges in Livingston County against a felon who led law enforcement on a multi-county pursuit last week. The alleged chase of a pickup truck driven by 37-year-old Matthew Guilford of Brookfield started in Linn […]

Gavel and Law book

Man who led Livingston County authorities on high-speed pursuit on New Year’s Eve has bond denied

Bond was taken up and denied in the Associate Division of Livingston County Circuit Court on Wednesday for a Kansas City man charged following an alleged high-speed pursuit New Year’s Eve. Nathaniel Watkins’s bond was previously set at $7,500 cash only and Supervision Services on his original arrest warrant and $10,000 cash only, Supervision Services, […]

Police Chase

High-Speed chase in Livingston County ends with suspects being arrested in Clinton County

Clinton County Sheriff’s Office reports two people were taken into custody following a law enforcement pursuit on Sunday that started in Livingston County and ended in Plattsburg. Both suspects were taken to the Clinton County Detention Center to await the filing of formal charges. Livingston County Sheriff’s office reported the State Highway Patrol had made […]

37-year-old Matthew Guilford, of Brookfield, Missouri

Man who led authorities on high-speed chase through five counties now facing additional charges

The felon that reportedly led law enforcement on a multi-county pursuit of a pickup truck beginning in Linn County and ending at Marshall Tuesday faces five additional felony charges in Linn County. Matthew Guilford of Brookfield has been charged with first-degree assault or attempt of serious physical injury or special victim, armed criminal action, resisting […]

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. […]

Sex Offender

Missouri sex offender sentenced to 19 years for meth trafficking, counterfeiting, failing to register

 A Sparta, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court on Tuesday for drug trafficking, counterfeiting, and failing to register as a sex offender. William W. Chamlee, 53, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to 19 years and seven months in federal prison without parole. The court ordered the federal sentence to be served […]

Child Abuse

Authorities remove children from home after discovering conditions of feces, urine and rotting food

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports investigation continues following two children being removed from a home in southern Livingston County and taken to Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe for examination after someone reported possible child neglect. The report indicated the children were found to be in conditions with an odor of feces, urine, and rotting […]

Deputy Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki

Livingston County Sheriff reports K-9 officer Zaki wounded in the line of duty

Livingston County Sheriff’s Steve Cox reports K9-Zaki, was injured this month in the line of duty.  Cox says Deputy Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki were summoned to assist the Chillicothe Police with a man who was reportedly wanted on Federal arrest warrants and allegedly in possession of a stolen vehicle. The suspect was located but was […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Chillicothe man faces additional charges from incident that ended in Mooresville

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports additional charges have been filed in the Livingston County Associate Circuit Court on a Chillicothe man stemming from an incident that ended in Mooresville in July. Twenty-nine-year-old Matthew Aaron Case allegedly fled from a deputy prior to being arrested on a felony warrant for alleged violation of bond conditions […]