Livingston County Sheriff Car

34-year-old man stopped on Highway 36 travelling 95 mph arrested on DWI allegation

A vehicle allegedly traveling approximately 119 miles per hour in Livingston County has led to the arrest of a Louisiana, Missouri man on driving while intoxicated and excessive speed. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports 34-year-old Brandon Michael Westfall was processed, issued citations to appear in court December 4th, and released to a responsible adult. […]

Shooting Graphic

Audio: Shootout with law enforcement in west-central Missouri kills drunk gunman

A 58-year-old man was killed in a shootout with law enforcement Tuesday evening near west-central Missouri’s La Monte. Pettis County Sheriff’s deputies and a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper responding to a domestic disturbance at the home reported being met by an intoxicated man armed with a shotgun. A news release says the man ignored […]

Gavel and Law book

Judge sets bond conditions for teenager who escaped custody after court appearance in Maysville

The bond was amended Wednesday for a Cameron resident police say fled on foot from the DeKalb County Courthouse in Maysville Monday after a court appearance. Eighteen-year-old James Larue’s bond on felony escape or attempted escape from custody while under arrest for a felony after consideration of the evidence to $50,000 cash only with special […]

Gavel and old law books (court or trial)

Man accused of threatening people outside of Chula residence granted bond amendment

A man accused of threatening others and being armed outside of a Chula residence as well as fleeing from law enforcement in August was granted his own recognizance bond per stipulation in the Associate Division of Livingston County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Thirty-two-year-old Todd Grigsby was placed in the custody of his mother and is not […]

Body Found

Missing Kirksville woman found deceased

The Kirksville Police Department has canceled an endangered person advisory for a missing person incident on October 30th. The Highway Patrol reports 55-year-old Meredith Ann Water Lewis was “located deceased.” A representative from Adair County Dispatch says the incident is still an “active investigation,” and no more information has been released at this time on […]

Joseph Anderson

Man who threatened to kill deputy enters plea of “Not Guilty”

A Richmond man charged with first-degree harassment for allegedly threatening to kill a Livingston County deputy in September waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of Livingston County Circuit Court on Tuesday. Forty-year-old Joseph Anderson had his case continued to December 3rd. Sheriff Steve Cox previously reported Anderson fled […]

Richard James Stumph

Jury trial for man accused of sodomy with victim less than 12-years-old set for February

A jury trial has been scheduled in Division One of Livingston County Circuit Court for a Chillicothe man once listed on the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office’s most wanted fugitives. Twenty-nine-year-old Richard James Stumph waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty on Tuesday to felony sodomy or attempted sodomy, first degree, victim less […]

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 […]

Not Guilty Plea

Hamilton man charged with statutory rape pleads “Not Guilty”

A Hamilton man charged with felony accessory, statutory rape, second degree relating to an alleged sexual assault of a teen waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of Caldwell County Circuit Court on Monday. Online court information shows 24-year-old Clay Tyler Dunlap’s case was continued to December 2, 2019. […]

Burglary

Trenton Police Department arrest four on alleged burglary and motor vehicle theft

The Trenton Police Department reports four people have been taken into custody on suspicion of theft and burglary following an investigation of suspicious activities on Monday. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 36-year-old Jonathan Leroy Davis of Trenton, 28-year-old Brandon Tyler May of Coffey, 25-year-old Connie Lyn McCollum of Laclede, and 42-year-old Christy Lynn Russell […]

Charges Filed

Additional charge filed against man who escaped from authorities in Maysville on Monday

A defendant in a DeKalb County criminal cost had about one hour of freedom Monday afternoon when he escaped from the Courthouse in Maysville and was captured in Cameron. A report from Cameron Police stated James M. Larue of Cameron escaped from the DeKalb County Courthouse at approximately 1:50 pm. Information from the sheriff’s office […]