Three Arrested For Burglary And Property Damage

On August 21, 2013, Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 400 block of Stanek Road, in Silex, reference a burglary and stolen grain truck. According to the victim, his 1975 Ford LT9 grain truck and a red and … Continue reading

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Montgomery Man Steals Car In Elsberry

Amidst a drunken stupor, twenty-year old Perry W. Deak, of Montgomery City, took a car from the 600 block of Duckett Rd., in Elsberry, without the consent of the owner. Witnesses observed Deak drinking alcohol most of the evening on … Continue reading

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Thieves Targeting Unattached Garages For Extension Cords

A rise in the number of copper wire thefts in Lincoln County prompted the Sheriff to ask the community to lock their garage. As of August 20, 2013, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has responded to an unusually high amount … Continue reading

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Troy Man Charged With Five Counts of Child Abuse

In September 2012, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a complaint of child abuse.  Investigators responded to Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center after receiving a report from medical staff regarding unusual injuries to a three-month old girl. Doctors told … Continue reading

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Reporting Copper Thieves Can Earn Citizens Money

Recently, the Central Electric Power Cooperative (CEPC) launched a new program to reduce the theft and vandalism of copper wire.  Residents who see suspicious activity near power lines, substations, vehicles or offices owned by your electrical cooperative can call a … Continue reading

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Elsberry Man Charged With Sex Crimes Of Three Females

In late June 2013, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a sex offense against a 11 year-old female.  The reporting party told investigators she found the victim naked with 19 year-old Donovan Scott Daller of Elsberry. During the forensic interview, … Continue reading

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Update: Lincoln County Arsonist Admits To 10 More Fires

On Sunday, August 4, 2013, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office arrested 19-year old Dustin Grigsby for causing a structure fire along the 100 block of First St., in Old Monroe. Thanks to Lincoln County citizen and business owner, John Adams, … Continue reading

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Man Turns Self In On Statutory Sodomy Charges

During the evening of August 5, 2013, 30-year old Justin R. Williams arrived at the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office unannounced to turn himself in for participating in a sexual crime against a child. Williams told investigators he took liberties with … Continue reading

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Home Health Fraud On The Increase

It has come to the attention of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office that a growing trend of fraudulent health care supplement plans is starting to stir nationwide.  As we move toward a more complicated health care system, criminals are successfully … Continue reading

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Lincoln County Structure Fire Leads To Arson Arrest

On Saturday, August 3, 2013, Old Monroe Fire Protection District responded to a detached garage structure fire along the 100 block of First St., in Old Monroe.  At the time, the cause of the fire was undetermined. On Sunday morning, … Continue reading

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