LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH VIDEO RECORDING A TEENAGER

In June 2016, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a claim of invasion of privacy after learning a teenage girl found a hidden camera in a barn storage room or tack room. According to the victim, 72-year-old … Continue reading

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ELSBERRY MAN ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF FIREARMS

On October 4, 2016, detectives with the Lincoln County Drug Task Force received a community tip that 32-year-old Terrell D. Mathis, of Elsberry, was in possession of firearms. Detectives learned Mathis was storing firearms at his neighbor’s residence.  Detectives spoke … Continue reading

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE GOES PINK TO HONOR BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS, FIGHTERS

Breast Cancer Awareness Month began on October 1 and runs through October 31. Sheriff John Cottle and members of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office will help to support breast cancer survivors and the fighters of the disease by wearing pink … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED SECOND TIME FOR FAILURE TO REGISTER

During a home compliance check on January 26, 2016, sex offender compliance detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office learned 46-year old Louis Edward Combs Jr., provided a living address along the 300 block of Marble Street, in Troy, MO, … Continue reading

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Breakdown of Senate Bill 656 (Constitutional Carry) Provisions and Effective Dates

Here is what you need to know about Senate Bill 656 – Constitutional Carry: SB 656 Constitutional Carry

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE LOOKING FOR VICTIMS AFTER ARREST UNCOVERS STOLEN PROPERTY

On September 20, 2016, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a stolen 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier, from a residence along the 100 block of Plantation Drive, in Lincoln County. The victim told detectives he observed his vehicle leaving … Continue reading

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SHERIFF COTTLE STARTS ‘WHO’S NEXT’ INITIATIVE?

Sheriff John Cottle made a surprise visit to the Smart Start Learning Center, in Troy, this morning to handout coloring books to the daycare kids. The coloring books were purchased by the Sheriff’s Office to illustrate safety and to learn … Continue reading

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SHERIFF COTTLE RECEIVES PATRIOT’S DAY AWARD ON BEHALF OF LINCOLN COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT

Troy’s Begin Again Ministries Reformation Church selected First Responders from around Lincoln County to attend a “Sing-Spiration” to show their appreciation. Pastor Mary Garrett invited Sheriff John Cottle to attend church on September 11, 2016, and presented him with this … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE DETECTIVE HONORED

This morning, Detective Erin Doherty received the Champions for Children Award, through The Child Center, for her determined work vindicating children who are victims of horrific crimes. Since 2012, Detective Doherty spends more than 85% of her case load investigating … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED FOR FAILING TO REGISTER HIS EMPLOYMENT

  Detectives with the Lincoln County Sex Offender Compliance Unit conducted an employment verification on 55-year-old Dennis Wayne Moore on September 12, 2016. Moore indicated he currently worked for a concrete business located in St. Louis. Detectives spoke with the … Continue reading

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