Feb. 4, the LCSO began an investigation of perjury in court and false affidavit on paternity during a civil case. We have since completed the investigation and the report is being submitted to the prosecuting attorney to consider charges.

Feb. 6, the LCSO worked on a separate child abuse allegation and involved working with internet crimes unit on search of websites viewed for possible child pornography. Investigation continues.

Feb. 8, the LCSO began an investigation of theft from a parked vehicle. Investigation continues.

Feb. 9, the LCSO began an investigation on alleged child abuse, child advocacy center and DFS have assisted with investigation up to this point. Investigation is continuing.

Feb. 13, the LCSO completed a drug investigation on a Wheeling man and are submitting reports to the prosecuting attorney for consideration on possession of methamphetamine charge.

Feb. 20, the LCSO began an investigation of tampering with a motor vehicle and has since closed the case at the request of the victim.

Feb. 21, the LCSO investigated a dog bite which caused injury to a child in Wheeling. The child was provided medical attention and it was determined the young dog was current on vaccinations. The report was shared with the Livingston County Health Center.

Feb. 21, the LCSO began an investigation where a rural resident had been tricked into buying $550 worth of Google gift cards and sending photos of the information on the back of the cards to the caller. The person was attempting to get the victim to believe a specific amount of money would be sent to their bank account and gave out their banking information. The caller was most likely not in the United States. The victim was advised how to better protect their account and personal information.

Feb. 25, Deputy Sheriff/School Resource Officer Mike Lewis filed a report through this office of a parent not requiring her child to attend school regularly as the student has a 66 percent attendance rate. Other contacts and enforcement attempts have not worked and a report is being submitted to the prosecuting attorney to consider charges on the parent.

Feb. 27, the LCSO responded to Chula where a young child was found wandering around town that morning in cold weather. The young child was quite some distance from the proper home. Deputy was speaking with the child when a caretaker called law enforcement dispatch to report the young child missing from the home. A check of the home showed it was clean and all the children had been well cared for but this one slipped out without anyone noticing. We have made required hotline call and notified the juvenile office. A report will be sent to the prosecuting attorney for review and apply with a companion case.

In February, the LCSO has completed working on a lengthy child abuse allegation. The young child is now at a different parent’s home. The LCSO has seized suspected evidence from the home. The Child Advocacy Center has assisted the LCSO with the investigation. The final report is being submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration of charges on the step-parent for alleged child abuse.

Most Wanted Updates:

Feb. 8, the LCSO extradited Vonda Kathlene Glosser, 35, Chula, from the Carrollton Police on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class D felony endangering the welfare of a child-1st degree. Glosser was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail in lieu of bond.

Feb. 8, the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kevin R. Head, 37, on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged felony stealing. Head was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail in lieu of bond.

Feb.11, David Michael Searcy, 33, Chillicothe, was added to the county’s most wanted list due to a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged failure to appear in court on 2 class A misdemeanor counts of non-support, violation

Feb. 13, Shanae P. Damon, 24, Columbia, surrendered to the court on warrant for alleged felony endangering the welfare of a child-1st degree. Damon posted bond and was released.

Feb. 21, Jamie Corin Damewood, 36, was arrested by Kansa City Police on a Livingston County warrant for alleged burglary 1st degree. Damewood has since been extradited and transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail.

Arrests:

Feb. 1, the LCSO arrested Jessica Lynn Ishmael, 36, Dawn, on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged probation violation on original class A misdemeanor DWI-person less than 17 in vehicle. Ishmael posted the $750 bond and released pending court appearance.

Feb. 1, the LCSO arrested Jason David Close Jr, 21, Chillicothe, on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class D felony statutory sodomy-2nd degree. Close was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail in lieu of bond.

Feb. 2 the LCSO arrested Travis Dawane Moritz, 45, Chillicothe, on a City of Chillicothe warrant for alleged trespassing. Moritz posted bond and was released pending court appearance.

Feb. 2, the LCSO arrested Randy Wayne Adair, 57, Wheeling, on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class E felony sex offender registration violation. Adair was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail in lieu of bond.

Feb. 2, the LCSO arrested Peggy Jo Zorn, 39, Chillicothe, on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class D felony possession of controlled substance. Zorn was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail in lieu of bond.

Feb. 5, the LCSO arrested Rita George, 31, at the Livingston County Courthouse on a commitment warrant for contempt of court on Feb. 4. George was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail to serve a two day jail sentence.

Feb. 27 the LCSO located and arrested Matthew Jeffery Pike, 37, Chillicothe, on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class E felony DWI-persistent offender. Pike was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail in lieu of bond.

Citations:

Feb. 3, a speeding citation was issued to an Illinois driver for 84 mph in a 65 mph zone on U.S. 36 at Wheeling.

Feb. 14, a speeding citation was issued to an Illinois driver for 84 mph in a 65 mph zone on U.S. 36 at Mitchell Road.

Prisoner Transports:

Feb. 8, the LCSO transported Matthew Case, Chillicothe, to the Missouri Department of Corrections in St. Joseph on a parole warrant.

Feb. 26, the LCSO transported the following to the Missouri Department of Corrections in Vandalia: Frances A. Groom, 37, Gallatin, sentenced to five years for stealing; and Kaya Miles, 26, Illinois, sentenced to five years for forgery.

Additional Information:

Feb. 5 William Brandon Jackson, a registered offender, reported to the LCSO he is moving to New Madrid County. Feb. 5, the LCSO had 11 detainees appear in Livingston County Circuit Court before Judge Ryan Horsman.

LCSO staff has been busy assisting motorists with slide-offs and mechanical problems due to the extreme winter weather and cold this month.

Feb. 13, the LCSO had 12 detainees appear before Judge Michael Leamer for Associate Circuit Court Law Day.

Feb. 27, the LCSO had 13 detainees appear before Judge Michael Leamer for Association Circuit Court Law Day.

Currently, the LCSO is holding 25 detainees, six of which are female, in the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail.