PUBLIC NOTICE

In a continuing quest toward law enforcement excellence, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is scheduled for a virtual on-site accreditation assessment on 07/27/2020 and 07/28/2020 to verify that the department meets the state-of –the-art professional standards. The assessment is part … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY WOMAN CHARGED CHILD MOLESTATION

In June, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a complaint of Child Molestation. During the forensic interview, the male victim under the age of 15, disclosed inappropriate sexual contact made by 20-year-old Jasmine Jordan, of Lincoln County. … Continue reading

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE ON LAST PHASE OF ACCREDITATION

Over a year ago, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began the process of accreditation with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) under the leadership of Sheriff John Cottle. CALEA is an international credentialing authority for law enforcement … Continue reading

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MISSOURI SENATOR JEANIE RIDDLE PRESENTS TWO STATE RESOLUTIONS TO RECOGNIZED LAW ENFORCEMENT FOR THEIR LIFESAVING SKILLS

On June 17, 2020, Missouri Senator Riddle presented two Senate Resolutions for the lifesaving actions taken by Deputy Eric Redman and former Deputy Ryan Parker, now a Troy Police Officer. On April 3, 2020, Deputy Eric Redman and Officer Ryan … Continue reading

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GOVERNOR MIKE PARSON VISITS SHERIFF COTTLE TO DISCUSS WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

On June 17, 2020, Governor Mike Parson met with Sheriff Cottle to discuss the Sheriff’s Office workforce redevelopment program for Lincoln County residents and inmates. This past November, Sheriff Cottle introduced the Inmate and Residential Training Center to begin the … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH THREE COUNTS OF STATUTORY SODOMY

In May, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a statutory sodomy complaint involving multiple victims. The first victim, under the age of 12-years-old, told investigators 46-year-old Todd Harris, of Lincoln County, had made sexual contact with her … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE CHILD SEX CRIMES

On May 15, investigators began investigating a complaint of Statutory Sodomy. During a forensic interview, the female victim under the age of 12-years-old, told detectives on May 10, 55-year-old John Kennon, of Lincoln County, pick her up from her home … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH FIRST DEGREE DOMESTIC ASSAULT

During the evening hours of May 20, 2020, deputies responded to the 100 block of Maple Shade Drive, in Lincoln County, for a domestic assault. When deputies arrived they observed, 37-year-old Albert Cassella, of Old Monroe, performing CPR on the … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH STATUTORY RAPE AND SODOMY

On May 14, 2020, detectives began investigating a report of statutory rape. During a forensic interview, the female victim, under the age of 14-years-old, told investigators 20-year-old Logan Keifer, of Elsberry, had sexual contact with her multiple times during the … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH FIRST DEGREE DOMESTIC ASSAULT

On May 18, 2020, deputies responded to the 500 block of Rabbit Hill Road, in Lincoln County, for a domestic disturbance.  Witnesses told the responding deputies 40-year-old Joseph Hunn, of Lincoln County, pointed a .357 revolver toward a family member … Continue reading

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