LVCSO obtains brethalyzer units

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department obtains new breath testing equipment

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office was in need of Preliminary Breath Testing instruments for officers to use in the field during drunk driving investigations and when they deal with any underage people who are suspected to have been drinking. Livingston County Deputy Jordan Williams has obtained a grant from the United States Deputy Sheriffs’ Association. […]

Missouri Supreme Court

Audio: Missouri Supreme Court hears arguments over procedures in drunk driving cases

The Missouri Supreme Court is considering a challenge to procedures during drunk driving stops. State attorney Michael Martinich-Sauter told the judges the Implied Consent Warning, which stipulates that a license will be “immediately” revoked upon refusal to take the breath test, sends a clear message to drivers.     Currently, officers inform arrestees that their […]

Riak Deng Mugshot

Traffic stop in Livingston County results in dangerously drunk driver being arrested

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a traffic stop for speeding resulted in the arrest of a Kansas City, Missouri man for allegedly driving while intoxicated, driving while revoked or suspended, and other traffic violations. Online court information shows 35-year-old Riak Deng has been charged with felony DWI—aggravated.  Bond was set at $25,000 cash only, […]