ADDITIONAL CHILD MOLESTATION CHARGES FOR LINCOLN COUNTY SEX OFFENDER

On January 23, 2019, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported that registered sex offender 38-year-old Aaron Craig, of Silex, was charged with two counts of child molestation after a female victim under the age of 15-years-old reported to law enforcement … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH CHILD ABUSE WHILE SMOKING METH

In mid-January, deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to Mercy Lincoln Hospital for a report of suspected child abuse. When deputies arrived, they spoke with hospital staff and the mother of the five-year-old male victim.  According to the … Continue reading

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CHAIN LINKED FENCE KEEPS ARNOLD MAN FROM LEAVING LINCOLN COUNTY WITH STOLEN TRAILER

This morning around 1:30 a.m., deputies responded to the 100 block of Highway V, in Lincoln County, after receiving a phone call of a suspicious vehicle in someone’s driveway. When deputies arrived, they observed a white Chevrolet Silverado connected to … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH CHILD ABUSE

On Tuesday, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating an alleged child abuse incident that took place on January 17, 2019, in a residential home along the 100 block of Brook Hill Lane, in Lincoln County. According to … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR METH IN NURSING HOME

Narcotic detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office received a tip this week into an alleged prescription medication theft by a nurse working in a Troy nursing home. Detectives interviewed 46-year-old Angela Gebert, of Troy, who admitted stealing Vicodin pills … Continue reading

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DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE LEADS TO METHAMPHETAMINE ARREST

Deputies were dispatched to the 1700 block of South Highway W, in Lincoln County, for a domestic disturbance.  While in the home, deputies observed a plastic baggie containing a crystal substance sitting on the kitchen counter.  The substance tested positive … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED FOR STATUTORY SODOMY OF A FEMALE CHILD

On December 19, 2019, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a sex offense of a female under the age of 12-years-old. During a child forensic interviewed, the victim disclosed 42-year-old William Brandan, of Lincoln County, had inappropriately … Continue reading

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ARRESTS MADE IN A STRING OF DECEMBER BURGLARIES

Two teenage boys and a man wreaked havoc throughout Lincoln County community during the month of December burglarizing more than a dozen homes.  Sheriff John Cottle spearheaded a task force to solve the multiple burglaries, thefts and property damage reports … Continue reading

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ARREST MADE FOR STOLEN CONSTRUCTION TRAILER, ANOTHER WANTED

On December 20, 2018 at approximately 22:49 p.m., an enclosed construction trailer was stolen from the 400 block of Cass Drive (new addition to Rockport Subdivision) off Highway U, in southern Lincoln County. The video shows the suspect’s Chevrolet Suburban … Continue reading

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A PAIR OF NEIGHBORS ARRESTED FOR METH; INVESTIGATOR ASSAULTED

On December 28, 2018, Sheriff’s Office narcotics detectives with the Multi County Narcotics and Violent Crimes Enforcement Unit received information two residences along the 3400 block of Creek Road, in Lincoln County, were involved in drug activity. Two detectives approached … Continue reading

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