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THE SEARCH FOR SUSSETTE BENHARDT CONTINUES

On June 23, 2016, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating two missing adults, 50-year-old William Benhardt, of Lincoln County and 50-year-old Sussette Benhardt who were last seen at Snow Hill Nursery, which they own. Witnesses told investigators they saw … Continue reading

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HUSBAND FOUND DEAD, WIFE MISSING IN LINCOLN COUNTY

On June 23, 2016, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating two missing adults. According to the reporting party, 50-year-old William Benhardt, of Lincoln County and 50-year-old Sussette Benhardt were last seen at Snow Hill Nursery, which they own. Investigators … Continue reading

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TWO LINCOLN COUNTY PERSONS CHARGED WITH HINDERING PROSECUTION

On June 9, 2016, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office was seeking 21-year-old Jacob Slates, of Troy, in connection with felony property damage and felony assault that occurred along Stonebluff Court in unincorporated Lincoln County with a motor vehicle. Through the … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY BURGLARY SUSPECT IN CUSTODY

On May 26, 2016, investigators with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a burglary along the 1500 block of Braungardt Lane, in unincorporated Lincoln County. According to the victim, a chainsaw, cordless drills and other power equipment was taken … Continue reading

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SHERIFF ASKING FOR COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE LOCATING LEON LEONARD

Sheriff John Cottle is asking the community for assistance in locating Leon Leonard, a known Lincoln County habitual felon. Leonard currently has a warrant for his arrest for a probation violation and he is evading law enforcement. Leonard’s last known … Continue reading

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ELSBERRY MAN TAKEN INTO CUSTODY FOR STEALING $37,000 IN EQUIPMENT

During the morning of May 12, 2016, investigators with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a stealing along the first block of Bickel Hollow Road, in unincorporated Lincoln County. According to the property owner, he noticed the front gate … Continue reading

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HAWK POINT MAN ASSAULTS DETECTIVES

+ During the late morning of May 18, 2016, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to a trailer along the 500 block of Walnut Street, in Hawk Point, in an attempt to make contact with a resident in … Continue reading

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National Seat Belt Enforcement Mobilization May 23 through June 5, 2016

Click It or Ticket is the most successful seat belt enforcement campaign ever, helping to increase the national seat belt usage rate. Coast to coast, day or night, the message is simple – Click It or Ticket. The Lincoln County … Continue reading

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UPDATE: BALLISTIC TESTS HELPS IDENTIFY THE 2015 SOUTH CHANTILLY SHOOTER; SUSPECT CHARGED

On September 15, 2015, around 11:15 PM, deputies responded to the area of South Chantilly and Ethington Road, in Moscow Mills (unincorporated Lincoln County) for a report of a person discharging a firearm at a motor vehicle traveling south along … Continue reading

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FLORISSANT MAN FOUND UNCONSCIOUS ON HUMPHREY ROAD

During the early morning hours of May 14, a Lincoln County citizen informed deputies there was an unconscious man slumped over the wheel of his vehicle sitting on Humphrey Road, near Highway MM, in Moscow Mills. When deputies arrived, they … Continue reading

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