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SEX OFFENDER ON PROBATION FOR FAILING TO REGISTER – ARRESTED

In December 2015, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Compliance Unit conducted a random sex offender registration verification on 48-year old, Joseph Michael McRoberts, living along the first block of Frenchman Bluff Road, in Troy. During a compliance interview, … Continue reading

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE NOMINATED FOR NATIONAL COMMUNITY AWARD

In January, Bright Futures USA informed Sheriff John Cottle the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is a finalist for the 2015 Partner of the Year Award. Last week, Bright Future USA film crews arrived at the Sheriff’s Office to interview Sheriff … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH FELONY ASSAULT, BITES DEPUTY AND HEAD BUTTS ANOTHER

This morning around 1:00AM, Deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to the first block of Prairie Hill Drive, in Lincoln County, for a report of an assault in progress involving a knife. Upon arrival, the victim told deputies … Continue reading

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ADDITIONAL CHARGES FOR LINCOLN COUNTY WOMAN WHO SOLD METH TO A UNDERCOVER OFFICER

Yesterday, detectives with the Multi-County Narcotics Unit charged 30-year old Michelle Renee Whitbey, of Lincoln County, for selling meth to an undercover officer at her residence, in Lincoln County. Two-weeks earlier, Whitbey was stopped by Troy Police Department where officers … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY WOMAN BUYS METH FROM UNDERCOVER NARCOTICS OFFICER

Detectives with the Multi-County Narcotics Unit received credible information that 30-year old Michelle Renee Whitbey, of Lincoln County, was receiving and selling methamphetamine in Lincoln County. Undercover detectives setup a meth buy at Whitbey’s residence along the 100 block of … Continue reading

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ELSBERRY SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED FOR FAILING TO REGISTER

Detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Compliance Unit 43-year old Byron Heath Tartt, at his home along the 300 block of South 3rd Street, in Elsberry today. Tartt was to register with the county by January 14, … Continue reading

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ROLLING DOMESTIC ASSAULT LEADS TO VEHICLE COLLISION WITH BABY ON BOARD

On Wednesday, June 27, 2015, around 4:00PM, deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Ridge Road and Highway KK, in Lincoln County, for a motor vehicle collision. Upon arrival, the victim told law enforcement a small tan car t-boned him … Continue reading

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WANTED SEX OFFENDER ABSCONDER IN CUSTODY

Detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Compliance Unit received a community tip on Facebook that 46-year old, Louis Edward Combs, Jr., was spotted on an O.A.T.S. bus in Elsberry and also at the Casey General Store along … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY ASKING FOR COMMUNITY HELP LOCATING SEX OFFENDER

During a home compliance check on January 26, 2016, sex offender compliance detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office learned 46-year old Louis Edward Combs Jr., provided a living address along the 300 block of Marble Street, in Troy, MO, … Continue reading

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TWO ARRESTED FOR ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD

On January 15, 2016, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a missing 14-year old juvenile. During the course of the investigation, detectives learned the 14-year old was in Florida with 18-year old Ethan Von Erwin, of Winfield … Continue reading

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