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Unusual incident in Chillicothe on Halloween results in arrest

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox has released information about an incident the night of October 31, 2021, which resulted in a man being taken into custody. Cox reports Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki were leaving the sheriff’s office side of the law enforcement center in Chillicothe when the deputy observed a person wearing a […]

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Caldwell County authorities arrest three, seize multiple weapons and drugs

The Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office reports two males and one female were taken into custody after the execution of a search warrant on a property in Hideaway Lakes in Polo on October 27, 2021. The search resulted in the seizure of multiple weapons, a large amount of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, cash, and numerous stolen items. […]

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Wheeling man arrested after attempting to flee on ATV then hiding in field

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports the arrest of a Wheeling man after the man fled and was found hiding in a bean field. Thirty-seven-year-old Douglas Steven Coin has been charged with the felonies of delivery of a controlled substance, driving while revoked or suspended, and resisting arrest, detention, or stop by fleeing. Bond was […]

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Livingston County Deputies respond to call of man jumping from a moving van and a call about a partially nude man

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports his office responded to calls involving a man who allegedly jumped from a moving van north of the Chillicothe Correctional Center the afternoon of August 24. He says dispatch received a call from a woman reporting her adult grandson jumped from the van and walked into a field. The […]

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Wheeling man charged with property damage and drug offenses

A fugitive investigation in Wheeling resulted in the arrest of a Wheeling man on August 22 on warrants for alleged traffic offenses. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports 33-year-old Tye Joseph Evans was found hiding inside a tote inside an outbuilding in the southeast part of the community in which he allegedly barricaded himself inside. […]

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Crash at entrance of Simpson Park injures four; 54-year-old woman arrested on drug allegations

Chillicothe Police, just after 6 a.m. Sunday, responded to a single-vehicle accident that injured four minors. The accident occurred at the Walnut Street entrance of Simpson Park. Officers reported a juvenile driver lost control of the vehicle, traveled off the left side of Walnut Street, and went into a creek. The juvenile driver and three […]

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Sexual predator who absconded from Florida captured in Chillicothe

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports that thanks to a citizen tip, a sex offender fugitive from Laredo was taken into custody on Sunday, July 4. Forty-four-year-old Dale Edward Green was seen in the Chillicothe Walmart. The Chillicothe Police Department its officers and a Livingston County deputy located Green. Chillicothe Police K-9 Enoch assisted in […]

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Chillicothe Police Department attempting to identify suspect who ran from business

The Chillicothe Police Department is attempting to identify a man who allegedly ran out of the back of a business and into a wooded area on June 28 at approximately 1 a.m. Chief Jon Maples reports the department is disseminating information to other law enforcement agencies and gathering and following up on leads. Sergeant Cody […]

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Man from Clarence facing weapons and drug charges in Linn County

A Clarence man has been charged in Linn County with seven felony counts of delivery of a controlled substance following a narcotics investigation and vehicle stop on May 24th. Twenty-five-year-old Joshua Heath Barry has also been charged with the felonies of unlawful use of a weapon and two counts of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. […]

Fugitive takes pursuit off-road, crashes vehicle, then flees into timber before being tracked down by authorities

Fugitive takes pursuit off-road, crashes vehicle, then flees into timber before being tracked down by authorities

Chillicothe Police Department K-9 Enoch and Handler Sergeant Jeremiah Grider assisted the Carrollton Police Department in finding a fugitive on April 30th. The Carrollton Police reports 50-year-old Steven Bittiker of Carrollton was taken into custody after a pursuit and is being held pending formal charges. He was wanted on outstanding felony warrants. The suspect allegedly […]

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Traffic stop on Highway 36 ends with seizure of Uzi submachine gun, ammunition and drugs

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office and the Northwest Missouri Interagency Team Response Operation-Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Task Force are investigating an incident earlier this week. Sheriff Steve Cox reports Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter stopped a vehicle late at night on Highway 36 because it was being driven as if the driver was impaired […]

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Vehicle stop leads to arrest of three on alleged drug violations

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a vehicle stop on Highway 65 for an equipment violation led to the arrest of three individuals for alleged drug violations. Online court information shows 63-year-old Daniel Leroy Walker of Bedford, 38-year-old Dawn Rachelle King of Hale, and 40-year-old Sasha Campos of Hale have each been charged with felony […]

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Investigation leads to the arrest of two in Livingston County

A fugitive investigation in Livingston County has resulted in the arrest of two Chillicothe residents. Sheriff Steve Cox reports his office and the Chillicothe Police have worked on the fugitive investigation on 39-year-old Kevin Head on an arrest warrant for alleged failure to obey a judge’s order on felony violations of possession of a controlled […]

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Chillicothe Police Department implements K-9 Program

The Chillicothe Police Department has implemented a K-9 program with the approval of the Chillicothe City Council in June. Police Chief Jon Maples reports a career goal of Sergeant Jeremiah Grider was to be a K-9 handler and implement the program for the betterment of the department and community. Grider is a military veteran and […]

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70-year-old man, reported missing, returns home

A 70-year-old man reported Wednesday, September 2nd as missing and possibly endangered in the Poosey Conservation Area returned home the morning of Thursday, September 3rd. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox, says his office was on scene Wednesday, September 2nd. The Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services sent an all-terrain vehicle and two medics with lighting to […]

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Traffic stop and subsequent investigation results in arrest of Chillicothe woman

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a traffic stop/fugitive investigation in Chillicothe this week resulted in the arrest of a Chillicothe woman on an outstanding Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged felony possession of methamphetamine. Fifty-four-year-old Tresa Wilson was transferred to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail in lieu of bond. K-9 Zaki performed a free air […]

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Second suspect arrested in connection with armed robbery of Xpress Mart in Kirksville

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with an alleged armed robbery at the Xpress Mart in Kirksville on the afternoon of Sunday, July 19th. The Kirksville Police Department reports Edina Police arrested 22-year-old Baxter Belt of Edina. He and the other suspect, 30-year-old Kevin Potter previously of Kirksville, have been charged in Adair […]

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Livingston County Sheriff’s Department partners with residents to give away bicycles

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office announces it has partnered with residents to give away 10 new bicycles through a contest. Young residents who live in Livingston County may enter in their respective age groups. Four bicycles will be given away July 17th: one for a boy and one for a girl from two to four […]

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Two released from custody after investigation by Livingston County Sheriff’s Department

A man and a woman were released from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office recently pending review of possible charges from the prosecutor following an alleged incident in which they were in a building and believed to have no right to be there. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox, reports the suspects drove a vehicle through a […]