TEEN ARRESTED FOR RECENT CAR CLOUTINGS IN LINCOLN COUNTY

Since reported on July 29th, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office have investigated over 20 car cloutings stemming back to June.  In the past week, thieves have targeted valuables from within vehicles, to include the stealing of five handguns from different … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN ENTERS RESIDENCE AND ASSAULTS VICTIM WHILE HE SLEPT

On Thursday, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence along the 2000 block of Highway 47, in Winfield (Lincoln County), for an assault investigation.  The victim told deputies 37 year old, Michael Whitman, of Troy (Lincoln County), entered … Continue reading

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911 HANG UP LEADS TO LINCOLN COUNTY WOMAN ARRESTED

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the first block of Lakeview Circle Dr, in Elsberry (Lincoln County, after dispatch communications received a 911 hang-up this morning.  While en route to the residence, Deputies observed Lacy Hall walking along Highway … Continue reading

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMPLETES ANNUAL SENIOR CITIZENS ACADEMY

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office held their eighth annual Senior Citizens Academy this week at the Lincoln County Council on Aging (LCCOA), in Troy.  The Academy is designed to educate and inform the seniors of resources available to them in … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY BUSINESSES SUPPORT SHERIFF’S OFFICE DURING FAIR

Sheriff John Cottle extends a special thank you to Lincoln County Power Sports and Sydenstricker’s of Moscow Mills, for donating several All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) to the Sheriff’s Office use during the fair.  ATVs are instrumental to the Sheriff’s Office for … Continue reading

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SHERIFF COTTLE THANKS LOCAL BUSINESSES FOR SUPPORTING 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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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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