LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED FOR SHOOTING SON

On Sunday, March 20, deputies responded to a domestic assault shots fired call along the 6000 block of Copperhead Lane, in unincorporated Lincoln County. When deputies arrived, suspect 61-year-old Richard Phillips, of Lincoln County, was standing on his porch. After … Continue reading

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CHARLES REEF IN CUSTODY; CHARGED WITH FAMILY MEMBER BURGLARY

Last week, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office requested public help locating Charles Reef in connection to a burglary of a family member that occurred on March 13, along the first block of Lloyd Lane, in Lincoln County. According to the … Continue reading

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVES NATIONAL COMMUNITY AWARD

On March 3, 2016, Sheriff John Cottle, representing the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, received the 2016 Partner of the Year Award, in Joplin, Missouri, from Bright Futures USA. The Sheriff’s Office was the first law enforcement agency in the nation … Continue reading

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MOSCOW MILLS GIRL SCOUT TROOP 4933 SUPPORT KIDS IN NEED

Seven caring girls from Moscow Mills Girl Scout Troop 4933 presented the Sheriff’s Office with a special donation to help kids in our community. The girls presented 27 backpacks filled with comfort items deemed, “Bags of Love” for deputies to … Continue reading

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Working with the Community on Workplace Violence

Wednesday, February 24, 2016, LT Robert Bowen with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Community Services Unit spoke with employees at Cuivre River Electric Co-Op, in Troy, about workplace shootings. This free service focuses on employees understanding escape routes, removing themselves … Continue reading

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ELSBERRY MAN ARRESTED FOR FENTANYL; CHARGED WITH BURGLARY

On February 19, 2016, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a burglary and stealing along the 1300 block of Highway B, in Lincoln County. According to the victim, his hot water heater was stolen from his home … Continue reading

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Inmate Second Chance Work Brigade

Inmates with the Second Chance Work Brigade help to construct a new maintenance shed for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, saving the taxpayer $9,000.00 for this project.

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OLD MONROE WOMAN ATTEMPTS TO SELL PRESCRIPTION NARCOTICS TO UNDER COVER DETECTIVES

On February 4, 2015, Detectives with the Multi-County Drug Task Force received a complaint that 46-year old, Lisa Sallee, of Old Monroe, was selling her prescription narcotics to members of the community. Undercover detectives setup a control buy from Sallee … Continue reading

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SEX OFFENDER ON PROBATION FOR FAILING TO REGISTER – ARRESTED

In December 2015, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Compliance Unit conducted a random sex offender registration verification on 48-year old, Joseph Michael McRoberts, living along the first block of Frenchman Bluff Road, in Troy. During a compliance interview, … Continue reading

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE NOMINATED FOR NATIONAL COMMUNITY AWARD

In January, Bright Futures USA informed Sheriff John Cottle the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is a finalist for the 2015 Partner of the Year Award. Last week, Bright Future USA film crews arrived at the Sheriff’s Office to interview Sheriff … Continue reading

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