Arrest

Trenton woman arrested in connection with shooting at Leisure Lake which injured 13-year-old boy

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports a Trenton woman has posted bond on two felony charges stemming from an alleged accidental shooting at Leisure Lake Saturday. Thirty-two-year-old Dana Thibodeau was arrested on Tuesday on an allegation of unlawful use of a weapon, while intoxicated, loaded weapon, as well as an allegation of first degree endangering […]

Secret Santa

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department seeking public support for Secret Santa Project

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office is asking for support of its Annual Secret Santa Project to help residents having a difficult time due to uncontrollable situations. Sheriff Steve Cox says the goal of the project “is to help kind-hearted people with a hand up, show…good things happen to good people, and share…love and friendship….” In […]

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. […]

Accidental Shooting

Accidental shooting at Leisure Lake sends 13-year-old to Children’s Mercy Hospital

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports it’s been actively investigating an accidental shooting at Leisure Lake on Saturday. Sheriff Rodney Herring said a 13-year-old boy received a non-life-threatening wound at his home. The name of the youth was not released due to his juvenile status. According to the sheriff’s office, the youth was laying in […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Authorities investigate unwanted photos sent via social media

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox has released information on incidents investigated recently. One of the incidents involved an adult male allegedly contacting a woman on social media and sending her what is described as “a very personal photo.” The photo was unsolicited, unwanted, and unappreciated because the woman’s child was present when the woman received […]

Miranda Nicole Adams

Livingston County fugitive captured after being on the run for more than a year

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports his office found and arrested a felony fugitive last week after more than a year of following multiple leads. Thirty-nine-year-old Miranda Nicole Adams of Chillicothe was arrested on a warrant for alleged violation of bond conditions on an original charge of felony possession of a controlled substance, with bond […]

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Patrol arrests South Carolina man on warrants involving indecent liberties with a child

The Highway Patrol reports it arrested a Fort Mill, South Carolina man in Linn County on Wednesday afternoon and accused him of being a felony fugitive from out of state. The North Carolina warrants for 55-year-old William Rockow allegedly involve two counts of indecent liberties with a child and one count of contributing to the […]

Harold Piatt poaching items

Call to Missouri Department of Conservation’s Operation Game Thief leads to arrest

The Missouri Department of Conservation credits public cooperation, investigative work, and an anonymous tip for a major poaching arrest near the Lake of the Ozarks. Throughout the month of October, conservation agents who work the area near the Lake of the Ozarks responded to multiple complaints of dead deer with only the heads, tenderloins, and […]

Meth Bust

Vehicle stop in Chillicothe results in driver arrest for methamphetamine

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a vehicle stop in the 200 block of Second Street in Chillicothe resulted in a meth bust and the arrest of the driver. Forty-eight-year-old Barry Cooper of Chillicothe has been charged with felony delivery of a controlled substance except for 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid. […]

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Trenton man arrested on felony stealing allegation

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton man Monday on two felony stealing charges. Thirty-four-year-old Justin Wayne Stephenson has been charged with stealing, all other property, and stealing, fourth or subsequent offense within 10 years. Bond is $1,500 cash only, and he was scheduled for the Associate Division of Grundy County […]