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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TWO LINCOLN COUNTY PARENTS CHARGED FOR METH POSSESSION

On March 22, 2016, the Lincoln County Drug Task Force received a community tip that drug activity was taking place along the 1200 block of Marigold Ct. in Troy. Narcotic detectives received enough information to obtain a search warrant for … Continue reading

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THREE CHARGED FOR CHILD SEXUAL ASSAULT

On March 21, 2016, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a sexual assault involving a female victim under the age of 17-years-old along the 100 block of Old River Road, in unincorporated Lincoln County. The victim told … Continue reading

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O’FALLON MAN CHARGED FOR STEALING BY DECEIT

In November 2015, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a criminal complaint of stealing along the 900 block of Mennemeyer Road, in unincorporated Lincoln County. According to the victim, she called 45-year-old Jeffery A. Rickman, of “Rickmans Flooring”, to … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED FOR SHOOTING SON

On Sunday, March 20, deputies responded to a domestic assault shots fired call along the 6000 block of Copperhead Lane, in unincorporated Lincoln County. When deputies arrived, suspect 61-year-old Richard Phillips, of Lincoln County, was standing on his porch. After … Continue reading

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CHARLES REEF IN CUSTODY; CHARGED WITH FAMILY MEMBER BURGLARY

Last week, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office requested public help locating Charles Reef in connection to a burglary of a family member that occurred on March 13, along the first block of Lloyd Lane, in Lincoln County. According to the … Continue reading

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVES NATIONAL COMMUNITY AWARD

On March 3, 2016, Sheriff John Cottle, representing the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, received the 2016 Partner of the Year Award, in Joplin, Missouri, from Bright Futures USA. The Sheriff’s Office was the first law enforcement agency in the nation … Continue reading

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