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LINCOLN COUNTY LANDLORD CHARGED WITH UNLAWFUL USE OF A WEAPON

On Friday, March 13, deputies responded to the 100 block of Lakeside Drive, in Lincoln County, for shots fired. When deputies arrived, the victim stated he was sleeping at his friend’s home to be awoken by his friend’s landlord, 59-year-old … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH CHILD MOLESTATION

Investigators with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a case of alleged child molestation on February 27, 2020, after receiving a complaint from a female victim under the age of 12-years-old, of inappropriate touching. During a child forensic interview, … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN DISCHARGES SHOTGUN AT FAMILY MEMBER

On March 10, Deputies responded to the 300 block of Spring Valley Drive, in Lincoln County, for a domestic disturbance involving a firearm. When deputies arrived, 66-year-old Paul Ernest, of Lincoln County, was standing outside of the residence. According to … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY PAIR ARRESTED FOR DELIVERY OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE

On Friday, February 28, 2020, detectives with the Multi County Narcotics and Violent Crimes Enforcement Unit (MCNVCEU) began searching for a wanted Lincoln County fugitive. Detectives responded to a known residence the fugitive frequented along the 1200 block of Ridge … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH DRUG TRAFFICKING

In mid-January, detectives with the Multi County Narcotics and Violent Crimes Enforcement Unit (MCNVCEU), received a tip from a reliable source of narcotic activity occurring in a residence along the 3000 block of Highway KK, in Lincoln County. Investigators applied … Continue reading

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PAIR OF LINCOLN COUNTY MEN CHARGED FOR MULTIPLE DRUG OFFENSES

Lincoln County Detectives with the Multi-County Narcotics and Violent Crime Enforcement Unit received information of possible narcotic distribution from a residence along the first block of White Road, in Lincoln County. When detectives arrived, they identified 39-year-old Ryan York and … Continue reading

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE FILES COMPLAINT ALLEGING IMPROPRIETIES BY THE LINCOLN COUNTY PROSECUTING ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

On January 22, 2020, Prosecuting Attorney Mike Wood alleged the Sheriff’s Office released information being disseminated outside normal investigative channels. As a result, the Sheriff’s Office began an investigation of the allegations, which revealed improprieties involving the legal process by … Continue reading

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ELSBERRY MAN CHARGED WITH STEALING

Earlier this week, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a business burglary along the 100 block of 2nd Street, in Elsberry.  According to a business representative, they noticed their Stihl Backpack Leaf Blower was stolen. Detectives learned, … Continue reading

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PAIR OF LINCOLN COUNTY SEX OFFENDERS ARREST FOR FAILURE TO REGISTER

This week, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office took 42-year-old Kevin Hoxworth, of Troy, and 35-year-old Daniel Cole, of Troy, into custody.  Hoxworth, a Tier III Sex Offender, is required by Missouri Statute to register his status with the Sheriff’s Office … Continue reading

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HELP IDENTIFY A SUSPECT IN ILLEGAL DUMPING

On Monday, November 25, 2019, a citizen reported an illegal dumping at Indian Camp Cemetery located off of Zoar Church Road, in Lincoln County. Items dumped include a chair, fan, sink, parts of an above ground swimming pool and many … Continue reading

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