Two Livingston County Fugitives in Custody After Manhunt

Charges filed against two who fled from authorities

Charges have been filed in Livingston County against the suspects taken into custody following a fugitive investigation and manhunt in Livingston County this week. Brandon Michael Wood has been charged with felony stealing, $750 or more with bond set at $20,000 cash only. Another suspect in the investigation, Charles Mullenix, has also been charged with […]

Two Livingston County Fugitives in Custody After Manhunt

Three in custody after manhunt in Livingston County

The Chillicothe Police Department reports three individuals are in custody following a fugitive investigation that began on Tuesday after a five-hour manhunt. Police Chief Jon Maples says law enforcement took several theft reports in which the suspects were the same individuals that had been victimizing citizens and also found to be armed and dangerous. Officers […]

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Livingston County Sheriff’s Department completes investigation

Among recent reports from the Livingston County Sheriff, officers learned on September 12th that a chainsaw stolen in 2018 was located in Grundy County. Livingston County officials are working with Grundy County authorities in collecting additional information about this case. The sheriff reported Grundy County authorities have arrested 23-year-old Tristan Marie Greer on a Livingston […]

Dustin Lee Ritchie

Livingston County authorities arrest man found hiding in clothes dryer

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department officers were dispatched to Utica on Tuesday afternoon conducting a fugitive investigation that ended with the arrest of a man that the sheriff says was found, attempting to hide, inside a clothes dryer. Thirty-five-year-old Dustin Lee Ritchie was arrested on a Livingston County warrant for alleged trespassing in the first degree. Sheriff […]

Livingston County Sheriff Arrests 2 Most Wanted

Livingston County Sheriff reports arrest of two on “Most Wanted” fugitive list

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two most wanted fugitives over the weekend. Sheriff Steve Cox says 51-year-old John James Meyer of Hale was arrested on a warrant for alleged probation violation on original felony possession of a controlled substance: methamphetamine. Online court information indicates Meyer appeared in Division One of Livingston […]

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Milan man being held in custody for Immigration and Customs Enforcement

The Highway Patrol reports a Milan man is being held in custody for Immigration and Customs Enforcement on what’s called a fugitive detainer. Fifty-five-year-old Wilberto Pacheco-Zapata was arrested Monday afternoon in Linn County and has been accused of not having an operator’s license. The state patrol arrest report notes Pacheco-Zapata was held at the Brookfield […]

U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison and Missouri Governor Mike Parson

Hundreds of fugitives arrested, firearms and illegal drugs seized during “Operation Triple Beam”

Operation Triple Beam, an initiative led by the U.S. Marshals Service to track down some of the metropolitan area’s most violent and persistent offenders, resulted in hundreds of arrests and the seizure of dozens of firearms and illegal drugs. Results of the 10-week initiative were announced today by U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison, U.S. Marshal Mark […]

Kidnapping

Missouri man charged with kidnapping murder victim’s 4-year-old daughter

A Noel, Missouri, man has been charged in federal court with kidnapping the 4-year-old daughter of a woman whose body was discovered in a suitcase last month. Mahamud Tooxoow Mahamed, 37, a Somali national, was charged in a criminal complaint filed late Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in Springfield, Mo. Mahamed is not in […]

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Livingston County Sheriff’s Department investigates incident in Avalon

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office has released information about recent incidents. One incident started with an investigation on a possible burglary in the Avalon area on July 23rd. Sheriff Steve Cox reports the suspect vehicle was seen pulling on to private property near a building or buildings without headlamps about 3:30 in the morning. The […]