Incidents, citations, arrests and more from LCSO.

recently, the Livingston County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) and Sheriff Steve Cox released a list of recent incidents, citations and more.

Incidents:

On May 20, the LCSO began an investigation regarding theft of a Ruger handgun, two ammunition clips and a box of ammunition from a resident on LIV 259. The investigation has since resulted in the arrest of Jesse Allen Brock, 21, for the alleged theft.. Brock was transferred to the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail. The investigation is continuing at this time and possible additional charges/defendant(s) may result.

On May 28, the LCSO began an investigation for alleged trespassing. One person who is separated from their spouse reported the spouse unlawfully entered upon her property and removed a child’s bicycle without permission.

On June 5, the LCSO assisted the Chillicothe Police Department on a search warrant regarding criminal investigation.

Also on June 5, the LCSO began a sex offender registration violation investigation. A registered sex offender had listed their place of employment for a company outside of Livingston County. During a compliance check it was discovered that person had allegedly never been hired by said company and that their policy is to not hire sex offenders as they do a significant amount of work in schools. The suspect has been interviewed and report being submitted to the prosecuting attorney for consideration.

On June 7, LCSO investigated reports of animal neglect in Mooresville regarding two horses being kept in a dog kennel. The horses are fine and were temporarily kept in a very large dog kennel (bigger than horse stalls in a barn) as fencing for a much larger area was being completed.

On June 10, Sheriff Cox interviewed several detainees at the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail regarding on-going criminal investigations.

Also on June 10, the LCSO received assistance from the Chillicothe Police Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol and Brookfield PD K-9 Unit (Zaki was unavailable) when we executed a search warrant in Chillicothe on a criminal investigation. Certain evidence was seized and is being submitted to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Crime Lab for examination.

On June 11, the LCSO began an investigation of alleged forcible rape and assault. The incident allegedly took place a few months ago and investigation continues. Suspect has been identified.

Also on June 11, the LCSO began an investigation of possible parental kidnapping. The suspected father of the young child has been located in Jackson County area and DFS has confirmed the child is okay. Additional investigation taking place and report will be submitted to the prosecuting attorney.

A drug investigation from February, which was initiated by the LCSO has been completed. The Missouri State Highway Patrol Crime Lab confirmed the seized evidence was methamphetamine and the digital scale has methamphetamine on it. LCSo is submitting the report to Prosecuting Attorney Adam Warren for consideration of charges on two people.

On June 13, LCSO responded to a report of a missing child in the southern part of the county. The young child was located at school. There was apparently a miscommunication among family, which initiated the report.

Also on June 13, the LCSO assisted the Chillicothe Police Department with a report of a man barricaded in a basement of a home. The suspect was wanted on a warrant and the police were able to make an arrest.

On June 13, the LCSO assisted the City of Chillicothe as power and traffic lights were out and officers tied up on multiple calls. LCSO also assisted with traffic control and accident investigation.

June 13 the LCSO and MSHP spent significant time in searching for a one vehicle accident where the caller believed she was somewhere on 36 between Chillicothe and St. Joseph but possibly even a few miles off of Highway 36. The vehicle was located in Livingston County at the end of an access road and the person was found and MSHP is handling the incident now.

Most Wanted Updates:

Added June 7, Jesse Alan McCoy, 22, Chillicothe, is wanted on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class E felony Property Damage 1st degree. Bond set at $15,000 on a case with a warrant dated May 29.

Added June 7, Jared Allen Johnson, 30, Chillicothe, is wanted on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class D felony forgery. Bond was set at $10,000 on a case with a warrant dated May 31. Johnson may be living in the Breckenridge area.

Also added on June 7, Hector Manuel Sanchez, 48, Iowa. He is wanted on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class D felony stealing-$750 or more. Bond is set at $25,000 cash on a case with a warrant dated May 31. Sanchez was arrested two days later on june 9, in Story County, Iowa, and will be extradited back to Missouri at first opportunity.

Added on June 7, Gabriel Michele Kremer, 29, Mooresville, who is wanted on Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged class E felony harassment-1st degree and class E felony assault-3rd degree. Bond is set at $25,000 on a case with a warrant dated May 30. He may be living in California now.

Arrests:

On June 2, the LCSO served a Caldwell County arrest warrant on Austin Warren Estes, 26, Utica, for alleged possession of marijuana.. Estes could not post the $125 bond and was turned over to the Caldwell County sheriff at the Livingston-Caldwell County line.

On June 11, the LCSO served a Holt County arrest warrant on Andrea Dawn Matranga, 48, Lees Summit, for alleged failure to appear on a seat belt citation.. Matranga posted the $10 bond and was released.

Citations:

On June 1, a Gallatin driver was cited for driving 72 mph in a 50 mph zone on U.S. 36 in the posted flood work zone.

On June 5, a Kingston Driver was cited for alleged driving while suspended and displaying plates of another person.

On June 6, a Michigan driver was cited for 90 mph in a 65 mph zone on U.S. 36 at Mooresville.

Also on June 6, an Independence driver was cited for 90 mph in a 65 mph zone on U.S. 36 at Mooresville.

On June 8, an Oklahoma driver was cited for 83 mph in a 65 mph zone on U.S. 36 at the Grand River.

On June 8, a St. Louis driver was issued a speeding citation for 80 mph in a 65 mph zone on U.S. 36 at Highway CC.

On June 9, a Chillicothe driver was issued a citation for having no insurance during a vehicle stop; a Chillicothe man was issued a speeding citation for 80 mph in a 55 mph zone on Highway 190 at Highway U; and a Chillicothe driver was issued a speeding citation for 63 mph in a 45 mph zone on Old Highway 190 at Liv 235.

On June 11, a Kansas driver was cited for excessive speed of 80 mph in a 65 mph zone on U.S. 36 at Liv 261; a Kansas driver was cited for excessive speed of 87 mph in a 65 mph zone on U.S. 36 near Wheeling; and a Texas driver was cited for excessive speed of 81 mph in a 65 mph zone on U.S. 36 at Liv 259.

Additional Information:

LCSO received report of a scam call where local business was contacted about donating to fund for firefighters and other emergency responders. When person made further inquiry the caller hung up. Best to do business with charities you know and seek out.

Currently, the LCSO has 32 people in custody at the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail.