Category Archives: Press Release

SHERIFF’S OFFICE ANNOUNCES 2015/2016 DARE DANCE SCHEDULE

The Sheriff’s Office will host a Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Grade Dare Dances starting this month at the county fairgrounds. Doors open at 7:00 PM and close at 10:00 PM sharp. The cost is $5.00 per dancer which support the … Continue reading

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE TACKLES GROWING NEED FOR PRESCRIPTION DROP BOXES

For the past several years, the Sheriff’s Office have provided 24-hour access to a prescription drop box for residents to safely and securely turn in their unwanted, outdated and expired household medications. Although the program is free of charge and … Continue reading

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SECOND LINCOLN COUNTY HOME INVASION SUSPECT IN CUSTODY

On July 30, 2015, around 0130 in the morning, deputies responded to the 300 block of King Richard Drive, in Moscow Mills (unincorporated Lincoln County) for a home invasion. According to the female victim, she awoke in her bedroom to … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY HOME INVASION SUSPECT IN CUSTODY

On July 28, 2015, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a residential home burglary off the 100 block of Killdeer Circle, in Moscow Mills (unincorporated Lincoln County). According to the victim, when she returned home from work around 10:00 … Continue reading

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ARSONIST HITS HIGHWAY WW STORAGE COMPANY; INVESTIGATORS ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC’S HELP

Around 3:30 AM today, deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 700 block of Highway WW reference a vehicle on fire. Upon arrival, deputies discovered the gate’s padlock, to a county storage facility, was cut and a … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH ELDER ABUSE

On June 29, 2015, deputies were dispatched to the first block of Aldein Lane, in Troy (Lincoln County), in reference to a sexual assault. When deputies arrived, they spoke with the victim, a 62-year old woman. According to the victim, … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF STATUTORY SODOMY

On June 15, 2015, Detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a complaint of child molestation that occurred during the month, along the first block of Jody, Drive, in Foley. According to the female victim, under 17-years of … Continue reading

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SHERIFF COTTLE THANKS BUSINESSES, AGENCIES AND INDIVIDUALS FOR SUPPORTING THE 2015 YOUTH CAMP

Dear Lincoln County Residents, Each year, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office hosts a Fifth Grade youth summer camp, which is open to all Fifth Graders within the county. Organizing two two-week youth camps require the Sheriff’s Office to plan, and … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN DISCHARGES HANDGUN IN TRAILER, STRIKES ANOTHER

During the late hours of May 29, 2015, deputies responded to the first block of Blue Bunting Circle, in Lincoln County, for a possible assault involving a firearm. Upon arriving, the victim told deputies he was struck in the left … Continue reading

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RANDAL MATTHEWS CHARGED WITH ADDITIONAL CHILD SEX CRIMES

On May 14, 2015, Detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office successfully sought charges, after a lengthy investigation of 41-year old, Randal Eugene Matthews, for Felony Child Enticement of a child less than 15-years old. During the investigation, it was … Continue reading

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