Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff seeks assistance from public with burglary

Livingston County Sheriff  Steve Cox is seeking assistance from the public regarding a residential burglary which took place at a home on Highway U. The sheriff’s department reports the theft occurred sometime since Thursday evening, April 7th in northwest Livingston County. Sheriff Cox was quoted as saying “Someone removed a large locked gun safe from a home while […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County sheriff reports on transports to DOC

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that it has received orders from the Circuit Court to transport the following individuals to the Missouri Department of Corrections.    Jodi McKeever, 42, Kirksville            Possession of Controlled Substance, Institutional Post Conviction Drug Program   Rebecca Kirkpatrick, 55, Chillicothe    Possession Controlled Substance, 3 years consecutive   Lesley Copelin, 31, Lincoln                Probation Violation – […]

Grundy County Sheriff, Trenton, Missouri

Trenton, Galt, Leisure Lake residents arrested by Grundy County Sheriff

The Grundy County Sheriff’s office is reporting the arrest of three individuals. A 25-year old Trenton resident, Steven Johnson, has been charged in Grundy County with second-degree burglary. Johnson is accused of unlawfully entering a structure at 1803 Eastview Drive in Trenton March 1st, 2016 for the purpose of stealing. The charge noted the structure […]

Drug Arrests

Chillicothe Police Department conducts massive drug sweep

On Friday, March 11, 2016, the Chillicothe Police Department conducted an operation that resulted in the arrest of several individuals on drug charges. These charges were a result of a lengthy investigation conducted by Chillicothe Police Officers. The following subjects were arrested after Livingston County warrants were issued that stemmed from ongoing investigations: Trinity Joe […]

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department keeps busy: Incidents, arrests, investigations and transports

February 18 Deputy Sheriff/School Resource Officer Mike Lewis filed a report with this office regarding an alleged assault between two juvenile students at the Chillicothe High School. School officials, parents, and juvenile authorities are aware of the incident. Investigation continues. February 21 the LCSO began an investigation of reported Trespassing and Peace Disturbance from a […]

Livingston County Sheriff responds to unattended death

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department responded to a location in northwest Livingston county on Wednesday, March 2 at approximately 10 pm. The response was in reference to a possible suicide. Preliminary investigation shows an adult male was deceased at the scene. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox indicated that the investigation and cause of death is […]

Samuel Borntreger, Amish minister, waives preliminary hearing on first-degree murder charge

Samuel Borntreger could face additional charges of child abuse and sexual misconduct

(St. Joseph News Press) – Testimony in a bond hearing Wednesday revealed an ongoing criminal investigation against an Amish man charged with poisoning his own wife. Samuel Borntreger appeared in a Harrison County courtroom Wednesday on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Anna Yoder Borntreger, in 2006. Authorities raised the […]