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Suspect attempts to flee from deputy, discarding bag of meth in the process

A driver allegedly threw away a baggy containing methamphetamine during a traffic stop, after initially attempting to flee from a deputy  Wednesday morning, February 24th. That according to Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox, who says the deputy attempted to stop the vehicle in Chillicothe for a traffic offense, then discovered the driver had a revoked […]

Drug Bust

Livingston County investigations result in multiple arrests

Livingston County Sheriff’s Office investigations related to drugs and a suspicious vehicle have resulted in multiple arrests. Sheriff Steve Cox reports a deputy stopped a vehicle in Chillicothe on a traffic offense Saturday night, and the occupant was a subject in an ongoing drug investigation at Wheeling. The Chillicothe Police Department assisted sheriff’s office staff, […]

Charles Spencer Henson

Livingston County authorities arrest child sex offender who failed to register change of address in Chillicothe

An investigation by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office of a possible registration violation on a child sex offender has resulted in the arrest of a man on alleged felony violation for failing to register as a sex offender. Sheriff Steve Cox reports 30-year-old Charles Spencer Henson was also arrested on two outstanding Trenton municipal arrest […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Teenager arrested in Daviess County on multiple allegations

A teenager from Overland Park, Kansas was arrested Tuesday in Daviess County. Nineteen-year-old Jacob Palmer, who faces multiple allegations, was taken on a 24-hour hold to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail in Pattonsburg. Palmer is accused of tampering with a motor vehicle, felony resisting arrest by fleeing and felony possession of methamphetamine. He’s also accused of […]

Paul Chandler

Motorcyclist nearly hits sheriff’s vehicle, later arrested on several charges

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports an investigation into a motorcyclist driving in a careless manner without a helmet in the area of Polk and Miller streets in Chillicothe last weekend led to the arrest of a Kansas City man on several allegations. The motorcyclist allegedly nearly struck a sheriff’s vehicle head-on and refused to […]

Cass County Sheriff Deputy Crash

High-speed chase in Cass County results in crash; deputy hospitalized after vehicle catches fire

Around 11:45 pm Monday night Cass County Deputies stopped a grey 2003 Chevy Tahoe for a traffic violation on S. Prospect near E. 155th Street. When the deputies approached the vehicle, the driver fled at a high rate of speed. During the brief chase, the suspect vehicle and deputy’s vehicle went off the roadway at […]

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 […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Highway Patrol to participate in “Operation CARE” Memorial Day Weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol will participate in Operation CARE (Crash Awareness Reduction Effort) during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. This year’s fatality counting period for the holiday weekend begins the evening of May 24th at 6 o’clock and ends the night of May 27th at 11:59. Every available trooper will be on the road […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol arrests two in Livingston County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two Saint Joseph men in Livingston County on Wednesday night. Forty-four-year-old Corey Barron was arrested on felony probation and parole warrant for possession of a controlled substance, a Buchanan County misdemeanor warrant for a traffic offense, and a Saint Joseph Police Department misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff reports on moving violation enforcement operation

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports that a recent hazardous moving violations enforcement focused on U. S. Highway 36, U. S. 65, and Highway 190 resulted in 10 vehicle stops. Two deputies made one arrest for driving while suspended or revoked and two for drug law violations. They also involved two speeding citations and six […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department conducts safety enforcement operation

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department recently conducted an enforcement effort on Highways 36 and 65 as well as Highway 190 with funding for the operation provided by Missouri Traffic Safety and DWI Overtime Grants. Deputies were assigned to focus on motorists exhibiting signs of aggressive or careless driving, excessive speeding, drunk-drugged driving, and other hazardous […]

Chillicothe Police Department

Chillicothe Police detain individual allegedly harassing other vehicles

Officers with the Chillicothe Police Department report they had stopped a vehicle at the intersection of Ann and Washington Streets which purportedly had been harassing a vehicle that was traveling from Hamilton to Chillicothe. The suspect was transported to the police department for investigation of possible driving while impaired status and Brookfield’s K-9 unit was […]

Missouri Highway Patrol

Highway patrol arrests Kidder man on felony warrant

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kidder man Tuesday afternoon on Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office warrants. The Patrol arrested 29-year-old Steven Z. Dahms on a felony warrant for probation violation, possession of synthetic narcotics as well as a misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear for a traffic offense. Dahms was transported to the […]