ILLINOIS MAN FIRES HANDGUN AT DEPUTY DURING CHASE

During the evening hours of September 28, 2017, deputies responded to the 100 block of Jones, Drive, in Lincoln County, for an arrest attempt of a Lincoln County man. Upon arrival, the on-duty Sergeant observed three men standing together near … Continue reading

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CODY CAMERON CAPTURED BY O’FALLON PD

Cody Cameron was captured by the O’Fallon Police Department this afternoon. Thank you to all who provided the Sheriff’s Office with tips on his whereabouts. We greatly appreciate you!

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LINCOLN COUNTY BURGLARY SUSPECT WANTED

Wednesday morning, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the burglary of Corinth Christian Church along the first block of Burr Oak Road, in Foley. Church surveillance video shows a male breaking into the church at 6 a.m. … Continue reading

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TROY DRUG DEAL LEADS TO FIVE ARRESTS

Acting on prior information of an impending narcotics sale, detectives with the Lincoln County Narcotics Enforcement Team trailed two known narcotics dealers, 39-year-old Julie Seaton, of Moscow Mills, and her boyfriend 24-year-old Shawn McReynolds, of Moscow Mills, from their residence … Continue reading

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BOWLING GREEN MAN CHARGED FOR ATTEMPTED ROBBERY IN LINCOLN COUNTY

On September 7, 2017, Lincoln County deputies responded to Castle’s Store/Gas Station on Highway KK, in Lincoln County, after receiving a call of an attempted robbery. According to the employee, a white male entered the store around 8:15 p.m., with … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH CHILD ABUSE

On August 29, 2017, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the criminal complaint of child abuse along the 600 block of Linn’s Mill Road, in Lincoln County. According to investigators, sometime in August, 29-year-old Andrew Joseph Sumner, … Continue reading

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HAVE YOU SEEN THIS SEX OFFENDER?

Sheriff John Cottle is asked the Lincoln County community for help in locating absconded sex offender, 29-year-old Nicholas Kargbo Eshun, of Troy. In June 2015, Eshun was convicted of two counts of Article 80, Attempted Sexual Assault of a Child … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH CHILD MOLESTATION

In June 2017, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the criminal complaint of child sex crime when a female victim under the age of 14-years-old disclosed 51-year-old, William “Bill” McMahan, of Lincoln County, inappropriately touched her. During … Continue reading

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SHERIFF COTTLE TEAMS UP WITH STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE OF MISSOURI TO HELP INMATES WITH A BETTER FUTURE

Sheriff John Cottle is working with State Technical College of Missouri’s Grant Team to help reduce the rate of recidivism in Lincoln County. Inmates within the Lincoln County Jail now have the ability to gain meaningful employment after incarceration. State … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY SEX OFFENDER CHARGED FOR FAILING TO REGISTER

In May 2017, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Compliance Unit began investigating 29-year-old, Jacob Whitchurch, of Troy, after detectives discovered he created and maintained a Facebook account, which he did not disclose to the Sheriff’s Office, as required … Continue reading

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