EXPECT DELAYS AT THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10

Last night around 8 p.m., employees with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office noticed a large amount of water in the recreation room of the jail. Volunteered inmates and facility employees have worked through the night to isolate the water line … Continue reading

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THREE CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE

On February 8, 2017, the Lincoln County Drug Task Force obtained a search warrant for a residence along the 400 block of West Third Street, in Moscow Mills, in reference to illegal narcotic activity. Upon arriving at the residence, detectives … Continue reading

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Proposition Safe and Secure

Sheriff John Cottle is asking any group, person, family or interested person to call 636-295-4090 for a schedule a tour of the Sheriff’s Office and Jail.

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CAN YOU IDENTIFY THIS LINCOLN COUNTY BURGLAR?

On Monday, January 16, 2017, deputies responded to the 2700 block of South Highway W, in Lincoln County reference a residential stealing. The victim told deputies an unknown person entered his barn overnight and took approximately $3,900 worth of tools … Continue reading

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PROPOSITION SAFE AND SECURE WILL ALLEVIATE SPACE SHARING AND INCREASES EVIDENCE STORAGE

Proposition Safe and Secure is the first sales tax request for law enforcement in over 25-years.  For the past 10-years, the Sheriff’s Office has purchased three large shipping containers for the preservation of evidence and property.  Each shipping container provides … Continue reading

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Prop Safe and Secure

Lincoln County’s Proposition Safe and Secure, a ½ cent Lincoln County sales tax, will be on this April’s ballot. Proposition Safe and Secure will construct a new Sheriff’s Office, jail and put more deputies on the road. “The construction of … Continue reading

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Proposition Safe and Secure

Lincoln County Commissioners Proposal Safe and Secure:  Safe and Secure Ballot Language April 2017 Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Staffing Analysis:  SHERIFF’S PATROL STAFFING ANALYSIS This week, the Lincoln County Commissioners submitted an infrastructure tax proposal, Safe and Secure to … Continue reading

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TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO METHAMPHETAMINE ARREST

On January 14, 2017, a patrol deputy with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop along South Lincoln Drive after he observe a 1993 Chevrolet 1500 truck run a stop sign. When the truck came to a stop, … Continue reading

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PAIR OF LINCOLN COUNTY RESIDENTS CHARGED WITH DELIVERY OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE

On January 18, 2017, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office executed a residential search warrant along the first block of Dorothy Drive, in Troy, after receiving a community tip of drug activity in the home. Upon arrival, investigators secured … Continue reading

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SEX OFFENDER CHARGED FOR FAILING TO REGISTER; GIRLFRIEND ARRESTED FOR AIDING A SEXUAL OFFENDER

On Friday, January 6, 2017, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Compliance Unit conducted a routine sex offender residential compliance check of 49-year-old Richard Eugene Dillard, of Winfield. Dillard registered his residential address along the 600 block of Kelly … Continue reading

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