UNDERCOVER DRUG BUY LEADS TO ARREST

In late February, the Lincoln County Drug Task Force and the St. Charles County Drug Task Force, coordinated a drug purchase from 31-year-old Terrell Mathis, of Elsberry. Through a mutual friend, Mathis met with an undercover detective from St. Charles … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH CHILD SEX CRIME

In February 2016, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating an alleged sexual assault of a 10-year-old female in northern Lincoln County. During an interview, the victim told forensic investigators that 44-year-old Frank Soles, of Silex (unincorporated Lincoln … Continue reading

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CAPTURED: ABSCONDING SEX OFFENDER, ADAM IRVIN

On April 15, 2016, Sheriff John Cottle asked the community for help in locating absconded sex offender, 36-year-old Adam Wayne Irvin. Several community tips came through the Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, which led detectives with the Sex Offender Compliance Unit … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY ASKING FOR ASSISTANCE LOCATING SEX OFFENDER

During a home compliance check on April 15, 2016, sex offender compliance detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office learned 36-year-old Adam Wayne Irvin, provided a living address along the 300 block of Zoar Church Road, in incorporated Lincoln County, … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY SIDESWIPES STEP-SON’S VEHICLE AND THREATENS TO KILL HIM

On April 12, 2016, around 6 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the 200 block of South Lindsey Road, in Lincoln County, in reference to domestic violence involving a firearm. While deputies were waiting for additional backup at South Lindsey Road … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY NARCOTICS UNIT RECEIVES STATE AWARD

The Multi-County Narcotics and Violent Crime Units in Lincoln, Franklin, Washington and Reynold counties received the distinguished 2015 Law Enforcement Unit of the Year through the Missouri Narcotics Officers Association. The award was presented to Sheriff John Cottle and Captain … Continue reading

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SHERIFF COTTLE ASKING FOR COMMUNITY HELP LOCATING SEX OFFENDER ON THE RUN

During a compliance check in March, sex offender compliance detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office learned 52-year old Jeffery Lynn Heffner, provided a living address along the 3000 block of East Highway 47, in Old Monroe, which he falsely … Continue reading

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ST. PETERS MAN ATTEMPTS TO RUN OVER DEPUTY

On Friday around 9 p.m., a patrol deputy was dispatched to the 600 block of South Lindsey Road, in unincorporated Lincoln County, reference a suspicious automobile. When spotted, the deputy approached the vehicle when the driver, 19-year-old Blake C. Wolz, … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN BURGLARIZES HOME WHILE MAN SLEEPS

On March 24, investigators with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office were called to the first block of Sam’s Drive, in unincorporated Lincoln County, for a burglary. According to the victim, he went to sleep for the night and sometime between … Continue reading

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NOTICE TO CLAIM PROPERTY

Release of property held by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office To the Citizens of Lincoln County: Please be advised that The Evidence Collection and Preservation Unit of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has, in its possession, property and/or evidence that … Continue reading

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