Shooting In Lincoln County Sends Wentzville Man To The Hospital

Around 4:30 pm, on September 11, 2013, Lincoln County deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Morgan Valley Rd, in Foley, for a shooting. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with homeowner, 41-year old, William Corey Welsh, who stated his daughter’s … Continue reading

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Foley Man Chokes Woman And Handcuffs Her To Vehicle

During the late night hours of Friday, September 6, 2013, deputies responded to the 100 block of Wild Horse Drive, in Foley, to find a woman handcuffed to a steering wheel. The victim told deputies she was involved in a … Continue reading

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Two In Custody For Multiple Burglaries In Silex

On August 1, 2013, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a stolen maroon 1999 Chevrolet Silverado truck off the property of Silex Central Elevator. Surveillance identified two unknown suspects who arrived in a Pontiac Grand Am. On September 3, … Continue reading

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Stop For Children Loading And Unloading From School Buses

School bus drivers for the Lincoln County R-III School District informed Sheriff John Cottle and Troy Chief Jeff Taylor there’s an increasing number of Lincoln County drivers passing stopped school buses while they are loading and unloading students. Since school … Continue reading

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Sheriff Announces Zero Tolerance Tow Policy For Uninsured Motorists

Starting September 1, 2013, Sheriff John Cottle announces a zero tolerance policy for motorists driving with a suspended or revoked license and motorist who drive without insurance. To protect the insured, drivers found driving with a revoked or suspended driver’s … Continue reading

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Sheriff Announces Significant Conceal Carry Permit Changes

Sheriff John Cottle announces significant changes to the Concealed Carry Weapons (CCW) permit laws.  Recently, Jeff City lawmakers changed the CCW permits requirements and it has caused some confusion.  The following changes take effect immediately: Expiration and Registration Changes ·    … Continue reading

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Lincoln County A Finalist For Ambubus Mass Casualty Transport

Lincoln County was 1 of 25 finalists to be nominated across the country for an AmbuBus Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit from First Line Technology, a value of $35,000! The public decides who the worthy organization is by voting on Facebook. … Continue reading

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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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