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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PAIR OF LINCOLN COUNTY SEX OFFENDERS CHARGED FOR FAILING TO REGISTER

Late last week, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Compliance Unit conducted a residential compliance check on 26-year-old, Christopher Michael Stephens, of Lincoln County, to find he provided a false living address, according to the homeowner. Detectives tracked Stephens … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY DEPUTY WINS FIRST RESPONDER OF THE YEAR

Wednesday evening, the Veterans of Foreign Wars POST 8828, in Troy, awarded Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sean Wingron, with the 2016 First Responder of the Year Award. Deputy Wingron is a 16-year veteran of law enforcement and started with … Continue reading

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ELSBERRY MAN CHARGED WITH CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

On Tuesday, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, St. Charles County Cyber Crime Task Force and FBI Crimes Against Children Task Force began investigating a complaint of child pornography along the 400 block of North 3rd St., in Elsberry, … Continue reading

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ST. STEPHEN’S CHURCH IN TROY BURGLARIZED

Deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to St. Stephen’s Methodist Church in Troy, early Tuesday morning, for an overnight burglary. According to deputies, an unknown number of burglars entered the church and took several items from within. The … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH BURGLARY IN MOSCOW MILLS

On December 9, 2016, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a burglary at Headhunters Archery, Moscow Mills. According to the victim, someone broke into the business and stole four compound bows.  Later in the day, the Sheriff’s … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR METHAMPHETAMINE

This morning, detectives with the Lincoln County Drug Task Force received a complaint of drug activity taking place in a residence along the first block of Dorothy Drive, in Lincoln County. Detectives responded to the residence and spoke to 25-year-old … Continue reading

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BOOK DRIVE BENEFITS LINCOLN COUNTY CHILDREN

If Mande Grimstead could, she would provide every law enforcement officer in the United States an opportunity to positively impact a child’s life during a crisis. In early November, Mrs. Grimstead approached Sheriff John Cottle and Troy Police Chief Jeff … Continue reading

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