Category Archives: Press Release

HIGHWAY W HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION

On July 28, 2020, around 9pm, investigators with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a homicide that occurred along Highway W. Three subjects were driving along Highway W, just west of Elsberry, when the vehicle stopped. Two of the … Continue reading

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COLLABORATIVE INVESTIGATION LEADS TO RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE AND ARREST

On Monday, July 20, 2020, Winfield Police Officers and investigators with the Multi County Narcotics and Violent Crimes Enforcement Unit received information an Epic Concrete white Ford F-550 work truck was stolen from the parking lot of Casey’s, in Winfield. … Continue reading

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE CONDUCTS SEX OFFENDER COMPLIANCE CHECKS

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office with the help of the U.S. Marshal’s Office, completed a two-day sex offender compliance check of more than 140 Lincoln County registered sex offenders this week. Of those sex offenders, 127 were found to be … Continue reading

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PUBLIC NOTICE

In a continuing quest toward law enforcement excellence, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is scheduled for a virtual on-site accreditation assessment on 07/27/2020 and 07/28/2020 to verify that the department meets the state-of –the-art professional standards. The assessment is part … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY WOMAN CHARGED CHILD MOLESTATION

In June, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a complaint of Child Molestation. During the forensic interview, the male victim under the age of 15, disclosed inappropriate sexual contact made by 20-year-old Jasmine Jordan, of Lincoln County. … Continue reading

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE ON LAST PHASE OF ACCREDITATION

Over a year ago, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began the process of accreditation with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) under the leadership of Sheriff John Cottle. CALEA is an international credentialing authority for law enforcement … Continue reading

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MISSOURI SENATOR JEANIE RIDDLE PRESENTS TWO STATE RESOLUTIONS TO RECOGNIZED LAW ENFORCEMENT FOR THEIR LIFESAVING SKILLS

On June 17, 2020, Missouri Senator Riddle presented two Senate Resolutions for the lifesaving actions taken by Deputy Eric Redman and former Deputy Ryan Parker, now a Troy Police Officer. On April 3, 2020, Deputy Eric Redman and Officer Ryan … Continue reading

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GOVERNOR MIKE PARSON VISITS SHERIFF COTTLE TO DISCUSS WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

On June 17, 2020, Governor Mike Parson met with Sheriff Cottle to discuss the Sheriff’s Office workforce redevelopment program for Lincoln County residents and inmates. This past November, Sheriff Cottle introduced the Inmate and Residential Training Center to begin the … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH THREE COUNTS OF STATUTORY SODOMY

In May, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a statutory sodomy complaint involving multiple victims. The first victim, under the age of 12-years-old, told investigators 46-year-old Todd Harris, of Lincoln County, had made sexual contact with her … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE CHILD SEX CRIMES

On May 15, investigators began investigating a complaint of Statutory Sodomy. During a forensic interview, the female victim under the age of 12-years-old, told detectives on May 10, 55-year-old John Kennon, of Lincoln County, pick her up from her home … Continue reading

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