SOCIAL MEDIA REPORTS OF ATTEMPTED “ABDUCTIONS” ARE FALSE

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is responding to statements of attempted “abductions” made on Facebook yesterday.  As of today, the Sheriff’s Office has not received a single law enforcement report of an attempted abduction within the county. Abductions or attempted … Continue reading

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE ANNOUNCES 2018/2019 YOUTH DARE DANCE SCHEDULE

The Sheriff’s Office will host a Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Grade Dare Dances starting this month at the Lincoln County fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and close at 10:00 p.m. sharp.  Parents MUST come inside the Exhibit … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN ARRESTED FOR CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

In early July, the Missouri State Highway Patrol began investigating a network commonly used to share and disseminate child pornography. After the initial investigation, detectives with Highway Patrol passed online information and a file containing more than 50 images of … Continue reading

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A PAIR OF FAMILY MEMBERS ARRESTED FOR METH

Last week, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit working a methamphetamine case in Old Monroe received information during the investigation that 26-year-old Robert Bertels, of Moscow Mills, may be selling meth. Investigators contacted Robert Bertels and arranged to purchase … Continue reading

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FOUR ARRESTED IN WINFIELD FOR METH

On Monday, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit received a community tip an apartment off the 100 block of East Avenue, in Winfield, was actively distributing illegal narcotics. Detectives arrived at the apartment and observed 28-year-old Megan Keen, of … Continue reading

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NONCOMPLIANCE STING LEADS TO THE ARREST OF SIX SEX OFFENDERS

The Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Compliance and Narcotics units arrested six sex offenders last week for failing to comply with Missouri State registration requirements. The Sex Offender Compliance Unit tracks approximately 195 sex offenders living in Lincoln County. As of … Continue reading

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMPLETES SIXTEENTH ANNUAL YOUTH CAMP

  The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office held their sixteenth annual youth summer camp last week for 255 graduated fifth graders. These student campers gathered from throughout Lincoln County for a week of fun in the sun. The camp is designed … Continue reading

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE THANKS YOUTH CAMP SPONSORS

Sheriff John Cottle along with the men and women of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office thanks the following businesses who help sponsor the 2018 youth camp.  Your generous donation(s) are greatly appreciated and help to enhance the overall quality of … Continue reading

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ORGANIZED BURGLARY RING ARRESTED

Detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office have successfully dismantled an organized burglary and theft operation in Lincoln and surrounding counties.  During the last several months, Detectives have been investigating a surge of burglaries and property theft from Lincoln County … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY SEX OFFENDER CHARGED WITH RAPE

In late January, the Sheriff’s Office responded to Lincoln County Mercy for an alleged rape of a 33-year-old Lincoln County woman. According to the victim’s husband, he woke up to a strange noises to find his wife unclothed, in the … Continue reading

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