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 […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Man with handgun in waistband attempting to shoplift flees scene in Chillicothe

Chillicothe Assistant Police Chief Rick Sampsel reports the department received a report early Sunday of a subject attempting to steal in the 1000 block of Graves Street. Sampsel said, upon an employee making contact with the subject, a handgun was observed in the suspect’s waistband. The person then fled from the scene on foot, however, a search […]

Deputy Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki

Deputy Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki attend national conference

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department reports Officer Nicholas Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki attended a national conference. The Handler Instruction and Training Seminar K-9 Conference in Chicago, Illinois is designed and provided by K-9 handlers for K-9 handlers of different skill levels and sizes of agencies. Leadbetter attended multiple training classes on various topics taught by experts […]

Matthew Case

Suspect flees authorities in Livingston County, points handgun at deputy before surrendering

An individual who fled from a Livingston County Deputy late Saturday afternoon was arrested at Mooresville and taken by ambulance to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe after complaining of chest pain. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports the deputy was in western Livingston County and saw a person on a motorcycle believed to be a […]

Auto Theft or Stolen Vehicle

Two arrested by patrol involving stolen vehicle case out of Livingston County

The Highway Patrol has released the names of the two suspects involved in the stolen vehicle investigation in Livingston County Wednesday morning. The Patrol reports 30-year-old Christopher Haun of Raytown was arrested about an hour and a half after 46-year-old Hazel Miller of Platte City was placed into custody. Online court information shows Haun has […]

Body Found

Authorities executing search warrant in Maysville find unidentified body

Authorities in DeKalb County have found unidentified human remains as the investigation continues into the disappearance earlier this month of a Maysville woman. Sheriff Andy Clark reports a search warrant was issued and executed Wednesday afternoon at 4:45 on a property in DeKalb County that’s reportedly outside of Maysville. Sheriff Clark said other evidence also […]

Drug Bust

Weekend investigations result in multiple arrests on drug related allegations

Various weekend investigations involving drug allegations are in the news today from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department. A search warrant obtained by Sheriff Cox was served Friday evening and resulted in the seizure of alleged methamphetamine and methamphetamine drug paraphernalia.  Officers arrested 33-year-old Steven Burns of Chillicothe who was transferred to the Daviess-Dekalb County Regional […]

Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter

Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki attend Law Enforcement Recognition Week

Livingston County Sheriff Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki attended Law Enforcement Recognition Week at Silver Dollar City Tuesday. Sheriff Steve Cox says the two took part in demonstrations from different K-9 units in the state and surrounding areas. Those demonstrations included narcotics detection, obedience, apprehension, and bite work. The attendance was estimated at 750 […]

Suicide Graphic

Cameron police prevent man from committing suicide

Cameron Police report officers were able to persuade a male subject from allegedly harming himself during an incident early Saturday morning. Police Chief Rick Bashor reported Cameron police received information that the individual was armed with a gun and wanted to commit suicide.  Officers from Cameron Police and DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department conducted a vehicle […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department issues 13 citations during safety project

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports 13 speeding citations were issued to drivers on U. S. Highway 36 during a Community Traffic Safety Project this weekend. Eleven of those speeding citations were issued Friday, and the other two were issued Sunday. Cox notes a Nebraska driver cited for speeding Friday was also cited for driving […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Suspect who escaped custody arrested in Livingston County

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office concluded a fugitive investigation Tuesday with an arrest in Wheeling. Sheriff Cox reports the office had attempted to locate and arrest 31-year-old Joshua Caudill since January 8th on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged felony forgery, with a bond set at $25,000. Caudill eluded law enforcement for “some time”, […]