Category Archives: Archived Press Releases

LINCOLN COUNTY PAIR ARRESTED FOR DELIVERY OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE

On Friday, February 28, 2020, detectives with the Multi County Narcotics and Violent Crimes Enforcement Unit (MCNVCEU) began searching for a wanted Lincoln County fugitive. Detectives responded to a known residence the fugitive frequented along the 1200 block of Ridge … Continue reading

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LINCOLN COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH DRUG TRAFFICKING

In mid-January, detectives with the Multi County Narcotics and Violent Crimes Enforcement Unit (MCNVCEU), received a tip from a reliable source of narcotic activity occurring in a residence along the 3000 block of Highway KK, in Lincoln County. Investigators applied … Continue reading

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PAIR OF LINCOLN COUNTY MEN CHARGED FOR MULTIPLE DRUG OFFENSES

Lincoln County Detectives with the Multi-County Narcotics and Violent Crime Enforcement Unit received information of possible narcotic distribution from a residence along the first block of White Road, in Lincoln County. When detectives arrived, they identified 39-year-old Ryan York and … Continue reading

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ELSBERRY MAN CHARGED WITH STEALING

Earlier this week, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a business burglary along the 100 block of 2nd Street, in Elsberry.  According to a business representative, they noticed their Stihl Backpack Leaf Blower was stolen. Detectives learned, … Continue reading

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PAIR OF LINCOLN COUNTY SEX OFFENDERS ARREST FOR FAILURE TO REGISTER

This week, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office took 42-year-old Kevin Hoxworth, of Troy, and 35-year-old Daniel Cole, of Troy, into custody.  Hoxworth, a Tier III Sex Offender, is required by Missouri Statute to register his status with the Sheriff’s Office … Continue reading

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HELP IDENTIFY A SUSPECT IN ILLEGAL DUMPING

On Monday, November 25, 2019, a citizen reported an illegal dumping at Indian Camp Cemetery located off of Zoar Church Road, in Lincoln County. Items dumped include a chair, fan, sink, parts of an above ground swimming pool and many … Continue reading

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SURVEILLANCE FOOTAGE LEADS TO BURGLARY ARREST

On October 22, 2019, detectives with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a home burglary along the 200 block of Highway H, in Lincoln County.  According to the homeowners, someone entered their home and stole a handgun and a … Continue reading

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE EMPLOYEES DELIVERS 14 THANKSGIVING DINNERS TO LOCAL FAMILIES

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Community Services Unit delivered 14 Thanksgiving dinners to families in need today.  Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officers, including Winfield Police Department School Resource Officer, identified 14 families in need of a Thanksgiving meal this year. … Continue reading

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SHERIFF JOHN COTTLE RECEIVES MISSOURI ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES WORKFORCE AND RE-ENTRY PROGRAM AWARD

This week, Sheriff John Cottle attended the 48th Annual Missouri Association of Counties annual meeting in Osage Beach after learning he was nominated and receive a government partnership award.  Sheriff Cottle competed with 114 other Missouri County nominations, which of … Continue reading

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SHERIFF COTTLE ASKING FOR PUBLIC HELP IDENTIFYING THIEF

On October 17, around 3:45am, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the Drucker Lane, near Old Monroe, for a car break-in. When deputies arrived, they found the victim’s car doors open.  According to the victim, her purse, credit … Continue reading

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It is my pleasure to present the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Five-Year Strategic Plan. Its purpose is to help the organization do a better job and get everyone working together to achieve our goals. This plan will serve as a roadmap for moving from where we are today to where we would like to be in the future. It will help keep the organization on track, and responsive to change while remaining faithful to its mission, vision, and core values.

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Lincoln County Sheriff Five Year Plan