Austin Lucky

Livingston County Sheriff reports hiring of new deputy

Sheriff Steve Cox reports the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office has a new deputy. Austin Lucky began working as a deputy detention officer for the Clay County Sheriff’s Office until he was hired for Livingston County in April. Lucky spent the majority of his life in Brookfield and now resides in Livingston County. He graduated from […]

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Chillicothe teen totals pickup in Wednesday crash

The Highway Patrol reports a Chillicothe resident sustained minor injuries as the result of a rollover accident half of a mile west of Chillicothe Wednesday evening. A private vehicle transported 18-year-old Blayne Hacker to Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe. Hacker drove a pickup truck west on County Road 235 when the truck reportedly failed to […]

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Livingston County Sheriff Department responds to call with individual threatening suicide

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports he, two deputies, and the Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services recently responded to a call regarding an adult allegedly actively attempting to kill himself or herself. Cox says the person was located and admitted to taking several pills before being non-compliant and resisting officers. The individual was transported to […]

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”, […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Investigation in Chillicothe results in multiple arrests on drug allegations

The Chillicothe Police and Livingston County Sheriff’s Department began a drug investigation Friday in the 300 block of Clay Street. Officer seized drug paraphernalia and evidence of drug distribution from a resident of the home.  A 30-year-old male was arrested on a parole warrant. Later that night, officers working the drug investigation obtained a search warrant at […]