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PAIR OF LINCOLN COUNTY RESIDENTS ARRESTED FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF MARIJUANA

Working off a community tip, the Lincoln County Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) started an investigation for the potential distribution of illegal narcotics from a home along the 100 block of Thornhill Cemetery Road, Troy (Lincoln County). Detectives made contact with … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN TAKES GIRLFRIEND HOSTAGE AND IGNITES HOME ON FIRE

Lincoln County Deputies were dispatched to the first 100 block of Devin Drive, of Troy (Lincoln County), for a complaint of domestic assault.  Upon arrival, 17 year old, Charles “Trey” Reef, had barricaded himself in the home and refused to … Continue reading

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TWO LINCOLN COUNTY WOMEN ARRESTED FOR MANUFACTURING METHAMPHETAMINE

Yesterday, the Lincoln County Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) received multiple complaints of a residence possibly manufacturing methamphetamine along the 1000 block of Kamp Road, in Moscow Mills.  Prior to making contact with the homeowner, narcotic investigators could smell a strong … Continue reading

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WANTED: Randall Scott Hinton

Randall Scott Hinton is currently wanted by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office for creating a fictitious bank cashier’s check to fraudulently purchase a vehicle.  In our case, he identified himself as “Eric Panis” and presented a fraudulent cashier’s check to … Continue reading

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LCSO AWARDED BULLETPROOF VEST GRANT

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office with a bulletproof vest grant to improve officer safety.  The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) administers the Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Grant Act and informed Sheriff Cottle of the … Continue reading

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168 Juveniles Recovered in Nationwide Operation Targeting Commercial Child Sex Trafficking

U.S. Department of Justice  Federal Bureau of Investigation Washington, D.C. 20535-0001   FOR RELEASE: NATIONAL PRESS OFFICE June 23, 2104                                                                         202-324-3691   168 Juveniles Recovered in Nationwide Operation Targeting Commercial Child Sex Trafficking WASHINGTON, D.C.  – During the past … Continue reading

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE DESTROYS OVER 150 WEAPONS

Last week, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office received over 150 destroy orders for weapons used in a commission of a crime or weapons surrendered in the past 15 years.  Long guns accounted for the majority, along with 50 handguns. The … Continue reading

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LCSO AWARDED SUPPLEMENTAL SALARY GRANT

In April, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office applied for a Deputy Sheriff Salary Supplementation Fund (DSSSF) Grant.  The purpose of the DSSSF grant is to supplement deputy salaries and benefits without burdening county budgets and local taxpayers. During the solicitation … Continue reading

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE DESTROYS NARCOTICS

Today, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office destroyed more than 50 pounds of marijuana and other narcotics as a result of recent seizures.  The Sheriff’s Office continues to actively and aggressively pursue all narcotic violations within the county with prejudice.  Narcotic … Continue reading

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Inmate Garden Expands

This year the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office inmate garden is three times the size of the one last year. Sheriff Cottle is expecting a large harvest and a reduction in food costs as a result. Come on by and check … Continue reading

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