Restrictive Bail Ruling

Lincoln County Residents, I’d like to take the opportunity to let you all know about some major changes coming to the law. These changes are going to be quite extreme and may cause a lot of questions and confusion. Please … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN ATTEMPTS TO RUN OVER DETECTIVE

On Monday, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office received a tip that a stolen trailer was sitting at a residence along the 100 block of Black Oak, in Lincoln County.  When detectives arrived they made contact with a female … Continue reading

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PAIR OF HAWK POINT WOMEN CHARGED WITH METH

On Tuesday, narcotic investigators with the Multi County Narcotics and Violent Crimes Enforcement Unit received a narcotic tip for a residence along the 500 block of Walnut Street, in Hawk Point. Residents in the home gave detectives consent to search … Continue reading

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PAIR OF ELSBERRY RESIDENTS ARRESTED FOR RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY

In early May, deputies responded to the 200 block of Lakeview Drive, in Lincoln County, for a fraud report.  According to the victim, her debit card was used at Wal-Mart and other businesses in Lincoln County, St. Peters and St. … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH THREE COUNTS OF STATUTORY RAPE

In April, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a statutory rape of a female under the age of 16-years-old.  The victim told investigators she had sexual contact with 23-year-old Antonio Meyer, of St. Charles, on several occasions … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN ARRESTED FOR HABITUAL METH USE

On Wednesday, May 15, investigators of the Multi County Narcotics and Violent Crimes Enforcement Unit (MCNVCEU) were surveilling a residence along the 100 block of Bob’s Lane, in Lincoln County.  The residence is known to distribute narcotics. Investigators observed a … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN ARRESTED AGAIN FOR DISTRIBUTION

The Mayor and Police Chief of Hawk Point contacted Sheriff John Cottle and requested a narcotics saturation within the city limits.  Sheriff Cottle instructed detectives with the Multi County Narcotics and Violent Crimes Enforcement Unit to plan and execute a … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH DRUG TRAFFICKING

Investigators with the Multi County Narcotics and Violent Crimes Unit (MCNVCEU) received information that 39-year-old Matthew Cavin, of Lincoln County, was selling large amounts of methamphetamine out of his residence along the 100 block of Bobs Lane. Investigators received a … Continue reading

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INMATES WORKING WITH LOCAL COMMUNITIES TO BOLSTER EARTHEN LEVEES

For the past two-days, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office volunteer inmates have worked diligently in both Foley and Elsberry filling sandbags for the anticipated flooding event.  Inmates worked along county many volunteers to help fortify the earthen levees along the Mississippi … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN ASSAULTS DEPUTY

On Wednesday, a Lincoln County deputy stopped at the Dollar General along East Highway 47 for a Gatorade when a resident approached as asked for help.  According to the resident, an unknown male was attempting to break into his shed. … Continue reading

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