SECOND ANNUAL JAVA WITH JOHN

In May, Sheriff John Cottle encourages all Lincoln County Citizens to visit the Sheriff Office for a cup of coffee in an informal setting. Sheriff Cottle will provide a brief outline of what is happening at the Sheriff’s Office and … Continue reading

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SHERIFF COTTLE ANNOUNCES “DEPUTIES IN DENIM” FUNDRAISER

Lincoln County residents and visitors driving through on April 30th and May 1st may observe deputies looking differently. That is because County Deputies will be authorized to wear denim on those days in an effort to raise money for Bright … Continue reading

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DEPUTY ASSAULTED AFTER RESPONDING TO WOMAN WALKING ON THE HIGHWAY

Saturday night around 8:00 PM, a Lincoln County deputy was dispatched to 2,000 block of East Highway 47 for a woman walking down the highway. Dispatchers advised the woman almost caused several traffic collisions and is creating a significant traffic … Continue reading

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ELSBERRY MAN BURNS GIRL WITH NIGHTLIGHT TO TEACH A LESSON

On April 7, 2015, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a criminal complaint of child abuse along the first block of O’Brien Road, in Elsberry (Lincoln County). According to the 6-year old, female victim, she was holding … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Office Hosts Crime Scene Investigation Adventure

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office hosted a Crime Scene Investigation Adventure event for the Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri. The event was held on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at the Sheriff’s Office, with over 30 girl scouts in attendance who … Continue reading

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PAIR TARGETING ELDERLY IN HOME REPAIR SCAM

Lincoln County detectives began investigating a claim of an elderly scam in Hawk Point in late October 2014. According to the daughter of the 86-year old elderly victim, a man arrived at the victim’s residence claiming they used to do … Continue reading

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TEENAGER ATTEMPTS TO SOLICIT SEX FOR MARIJUANA

Lincoln County narcotics investigators received a community tip on Monday of a 19-year old who was selling marijuana in and around the Lincoln County area. Purporting to be a female Dunn knew of, detectives made contact with the 19-year old … Continue reading

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DETECTIVE HONORED FOR INVESTIGATIONS OF CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN

In April, Detective Sergeant Patrick Harney was nominated for the Champions for Children Award, through The Child Center, for his tireless work vindicating children who are victims of horrific crimes. Since 2010, Sergeant Harney have spent more hours investigating crimes … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN ARREST FOR CHILD MOLESTATION

Earlier this month, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating 59-year old, Maurice Eldon Cissell, of the 100 block of Sumac Drive, Troy (Lincoln County), after receiving an allegation he had sexual contact with a female under the age of … Continue reading

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FOUR ARRESTED FOR CONSPIRING TO KIDNAP A SIX-YEAR OLD BOY

On February 4, 2015, around 4:30pm, deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Highland Drive, of Troy (Lincoln County), regarding a Department of Family Services assist. While on scene, deputies learned a six-year old boy was kidnapped by a … Continue reading

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