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Traffic stop in Livingston County results in dangerously drunk driver being arrested

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a traffic stop for speeding resulted in the arrest of a Kansas City, Missouri man for allegedly driving while intoxicated, driving while revoked or suspended, and other traffic violations. Online court information shows 35-year-old Riak Deng has been charged with felony DWI—aggravated.  Bond was set at $25,000 cash only, […]

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Livingston County Sheriff completes investigations involving forced entry and child endangerment

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office has completed two investigations and started another. Sheriff Steve Cox reports one of the completed investigations regarded a reported forced entry and possible burglary at a residence on LIV 387. The investigation led authorities to three Carroll County residents who reported they became stranded in high water, went to the […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff reports on investigations into property damage, domestic disturbance and burglary

Among investigations by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office recently, Sheriff Steve Cox reports investigation continues of property damage in the 600 block of Fellows in Utica. Cox says an unknown person used a chainsaw to destroy a child’s fort and cut down several trees. The sheriff’s office assisted the Chillicothe Police Department with a domestic […]

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Beef Producers Seminar to be held in Stanberry

Management and recovery of drought will be discussed during the Beef Producers Seminar in Stanberry during the month of November. Registration begins at the Parish Hall of the Saint Peter Catholic Church on the evening of November 8th at 5 o’clock with the seminar beginning at 6:30. State Extension Beef Nutritionist Eric Bailey will talk […]

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Two big rigs crash on Highway 36, one demolished

A Michigan man was hurt Friday afternoon in Livingston County when a tractor-trailer unit hit the back of another tractor trailer truck. Forty-four-year-old Ayad Danyal of Troy, Michigan was taken to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe with minor injuries. The driver of the other truck, 61-year-old Kenneth Faiet of Sterling Heights, Michigan, was not reported hurt. […]

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Utica man pleads guilty to assault charge

A Utica man accused of creating a disturbance and allegedly injuring two police officers pleaded guilty to misdemeanor fourth-degree assault on Wednesday. Online court information indicates 27-year-old Robert Michael Contello waived his formal arraignment in Livingston County Circuit Court. He was assessed 15 days in jail and given credit for time served. Contello was also […]