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SHOP WITH A COP FUNDRAISER RAFFLE

Drawing held December 15!

Raffle Prizes: Two Plasma TVs

Details below!

To assist with funds for the 2018 annual Shop With a Cop, sponsored by the Chillicothe Police Department, the Kiwanis Club of Chillicothe, and Chillicothe Wal-Mart, the Chillicothe Police Department will be raffling off two (2) flat screen TVs that are brand new in the box.

46 Inch Panasonic Plasma, valued at $698.00
42 Inch Samsung Plasma, valued at $548.00

Tickets are being sold from October 24, 2018 until 5:00 PM on December 1st, 2018.

Ticket prices are $2.00 per ticket or 3 tickets for $5.00.

Drawing will take place on December 15th at 8:00AM during the Shop With A Cop event, located at Wal-Mart in Chillicothe.

All proceeds from this raffle will benefit the Shop With A Cop Program supporting the kiddos of the community. (No money goes to the Police Department - only SWAC Event.)

Tickets may be purchased at the Chillicothe Police Department, by contacting any member of the Chillicothe Police Department, or the Chillicothe Kiwanis Club.

Event Contact: Chief Jon Maples and Sergeant Jeremy Stephens

STREET CLOSINGS (updated 11/20/18)
  • Main Street Kid's Christmas - Wednesday December 5, 2018 from 3:45 PM-08:30 PM -  Webster Street from Locust to Washington Street will be closed.

CURRENT NEWS REPORTS

For Release: 11/20/2018
Contact: Sergeant Curtis Hays, Shift Supervisor 
Reference: News Release

Monday, November 19:

  • At approximately 7:37 a.m., officers were dispatched to a child refusing to go to school in the 1400 block of Walnut St. Officers were advised the parent was able to get the child to leave.
  • At approximately 8:27 a.m., officers assisted the school district with an uncooperative juvenile student. The incident was resolved.
  • At approximately 9:03 a.m., officers took a report of a leaving the scene of a motor vehicle crash in the 10 block of Eleventh St. The investigation is on-going.
  • At approximately 9:19 a.m., officers were dispatched to a business alarm in the 1900 block of N. Washington St. It was a false alarm.
  • At approximately 2:46 p.m., officers were dispatched to a person blowing yard waste onto the street in the 300 block of Mansur St. The person was actually cleaning up the yard waste for disposal.
  • At approximately 3:08 p.m., officers conducted follow-up on an investigation in the 600 block of Walnut St.
  • At approximately 4:33 p.m., officers took a report of stealing in the 400 block of Locust St. The investigation is on-going.
  • At approximately 5:02 p.m., officers spoke with a citizen in reference to protection orders.
  • At approximately 5:35 p.m., officers conducted follow-up on an investigation in the 1100 block of Bryan St.
  • At approximately 6:29 p.m., officers conducted follow-up on an investigation in the 400 block of J.F.K. Ave.
  • At approximately 6:35 p.m., officers attempted a warrant service in the 300 block of Wilson St.
  • At approximately 7:07 p.m., officers were dispatched to juveniles walking and one running out in front of traffic on Clay St. near N. Washington St. Officers were unable to locate anyone.
  • At approximately 8:22 p.m., officers took a report of stealing in the 1200 block of Jameson St. The investigation is on-going.
  • At approximately 10:25 p.m., officers were dispatched to suspicious activity in the 400 block of Clay St.
  • At approximately 11:44 p.m., officers attempted a warrant service in the 300 block of Wilson St.

Officers conducted traffic stops, business checks and responded to 115 calls for service on Monday, November 19, 2018.

For Release: 11/19/2018
Contact: Sergeant Curtis Hays, Shift Supervisor
Reference: News Release


Sunday, November 18:

  • At approximately 1:39 a.m., officers were dispatched to a suspicious person in the 2700 block of N. Washington St. The person left the area.
  • At approximately 12:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the 100 block of Webster St. The incident was determined to be verbal in nature and no arrests were made.
  • At approximately 12:05 p.m., officers returned property to a person in the 1000 block of Graves St.
  • At approximately 2:07 p.m., officers were dispatched back to the 100 block of Webster St. in reference to domestic disturbance. Officers arrested Joel Tracy Kellison for domestic assault 4th degree, endangering the welfare of a child, resisting arrest, possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.
  • At approximately 3:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to a parking complaint in the 2800 block of Grand Dr. No violation was discovered.
  • At approximately 3:39 p.m, officers transported a prisoner to the Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail, due to no transport available.
  • At approximately 3:48 p.m., officers were dispatched to a suspicious person in the 1900 block of Calhoun St.
  • At approximately 4:32 p.m., officers were dispatched to a possible intoxicated driver in the 500 block of S. Washington St. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • At approximately 4:47 p.m., officers were dispatched to a parking complaint in the 1200 block of Webster St. The owner was advised of the complaint.
  • At approximately 5:27 p.m., officers took a report of a stolen handgun in the 200 block of Turner St. The investigation is on-going.
  • At approximately 6:12 p.m., officers spoke with a citizen in about possible trespassing in the 500 block of E. Bridge St.
  • At approximately 7:34 p.m., officers conducted a well-being check on a possible suicidal person in the 1600 block of Rosewood Ln. The person was found safe and family members were notified.
  • At approximately 8:34 p.m., officers were dispatched to a smell of gas in the area of Brunswick St. and Third St. Officers were assisted by the Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services.
  • At approximately 9:18 p.m., officers were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle in the 100 block of Ryan St. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.

Officers conducted traffic stops, business checks and responded to 68 calls for service on Sunday, November 18, 2013.

November 16, 2018 SPECIAL PRESS RELEASE
The 2019 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant (LLEBG) has been awarded to the Chillicothe Police Department in the amount of $9, 984.60. This money was obtained from a competitive grant through the Missouri Department of Public Safety. Monies received from this grant will be used to purchase equipment related to officer safety. The grant was authored by Sgt. Jeremy Stephens. Chief Jon Maples is the grant's Project Director, and Mayor Reed Dupy is the Authorizing Official for the grant.

For Release: 11/15/2018
Contact: Sergeant Curtis Hays, Shift Supervisor
Reference: Special News Release

On Thursday, November 15, 2018, officers were advised by a citizen of a scam they had received through the mail. The citizen received a letter from a "bank". The letter states an account holder recently died and had the same last name as the citizen who received the letter. It further states for the citizen to contact the bank to retrieve the remaining funds in the account of the deceased account holder. The letter states for the citizen to contact the employee through a personal email account and not a work related email and the citizen and employee would then split the remaining substantial funds. This is a SCAM.

If you are unsure of the legitimacy of a document, then conduct some research or ask your local law enforcement for some guidance.

For Release: 11/14/2018
Contact: Sergeant Curtis Hays, Shift Supervisor
Reference: News Release


Tuesday, November 13:

  • At approximately 2:00 a.m., officers were dispatched to a business alarm. It was a false alarm.
  • At approximately 3:11 a.m., officers assisted the Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services with a medical call in the 1500 block of Jackson St.
  • At approximately 6:00 a.m., officers were dispatched to a vehicle traveling at excessive speeds on U.S. 36 Hwy. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • At approximately 8:27 a.m., officers were advised of a possible parking complaint in the 1100 block of S. Washington St. No violation was observed.
  • At approximately 9:24 a.m., officers arrested Aaron Michael Tripp on an active Probation/Parole warrant in the 10 block of S. Washington St. Tripp was processed at the Police Department and later transferred to the Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail.
  • At approximately 9:51 a.m., officers were dispatched to an abandoned vehicle in the 1000 block of Graves St.
  • At approximately 9:56 a.m., officers arrested Julia Anne Livengood on an active arrest warrant out of Livingston County for a probation violation. She was processed at the Police Department. She was unable to post the $10,000.00 cash only bond and was transferred to the Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail.
  • At approximately 10:25 a.m., officers were dispatched to a pedestrian stating they were almost bit by several dogs in the St. Paul Ave. and Second St. area. The owner of the dogs was notified.
  • At approximately 10:45 a.m., officers conducted a well-being check in the 1200 block of Green St. The person was found okay.
  • At approximately 11:21 a.m., officers were dispatched to a property dispute in the 1100 block of Waples St. The parties were advised it was a civil matter.
  • At approximately 11:43 a.m., officers were dispatched to a stalled vehicle blocking traffic in the area of N. Washington St. and Polk St. The vehicle was gone on officer's arrival.
  • At approximately 12:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to a property dispute in the 1100 block of Waples St. The parties were advised it was a civil matter.
  • At approximately 1:56 p.m., officers conducted follow-up on an investigation in the 1200 block of N. Washington St.
  • At approximately 2:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to a property dispute in the 1100 block of Waples St. The parties were advised it was a civil matter.
  • At approximately 3:12 p.m., officers were dispatched to a parking complaint in the 500 block of Clay St.
  • At approximately 5:20 p.m., officers were dispatched to a hog out in the 1700 block of Litton Rd. The owner was notified.
  • At approximately 5:45 p.m., officers responded to a two-vehicle non-injury traffic crash at Bus. 36 Hwy. and Graves St. Officers issued a citation to one driver for failure to yield.
  • At approximately 7:32 p.m., officers took a report of a lost firearm in the 600 block of Walnut St.
  • At approximately 9:17 p.m., officers spoke with a citizen at the Police Department in reference to a civil matter.

Officers conducted traffic stops, business checks and responded to 114 calls for service on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.

News Release
Sgt. John Valbracht
Release Date: 11/13/2018

11/12/2018

  • 9:32am, officers were dispatched to a report of possible animal neglect in the 900 block of Fairlane Drive. Officers determined that there was no criminal neglect.
  • 11:15am, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1200 block of Third Street in reference to the front door standing wide open and the resident was not at home. Officers determined that a repairman had entered the residence did not get the door shut properly.
  • 11:27am, officers spoke to a resident in reference to a civil child custody issue.
  • 11:59am, officers were dispatched to a two-vehicle non-injury accident at Locust and Clay Street. There was minor damage and the two involved parties opted to exchange information without filing a report.

11/13/2018

  • 1:57am, officers were dispatched to a commercial business alarm in the 500 block of Business 36. The alarm was determined to be an accidental activation.

Officers conducted numerous traffic enforcement stops, building checks, and responded to 65 calls for service.

News Release
11/11/2018
Jeremiah Grider Shift Supervisor

November 11, 2018:

  • 12:30 am, officers responded to the 300 block of Henry to conduct a bar compliance check. The bar was within compliance.
  • 02:19 pm, officers responded to the 700 block of South Washington for a possible fraud. After a short investigation it was determined that no fraud had occurred - just a mix up in names.
  • 02:31 PM, officers responded to the 600 block of Walnut and arrested Heather Neff for a stealing that had occurred on 11/9/2018. She was processed and released with citations with a future court date.
  • 04:57 pm, officers responded to the 1900 block for a parking complaint. Officers attempted to make contact with the owner of an enclosed trailer. The owner could not be contacted and officers left the trailer until the owner could be contacted.
  • 07:00 p.m., officers responded to the 1100 block of Clay for a peace disturbance. Officers made contact with the resident of 1200 block of Hogan about loud music. The resident assured that the music would be turned down.

Officers responded to 61 calls for service, numerous traffic stops and building security checks.

News Release
November 7, 2018
Jeremiah Grider Shift Supervisor

November 6, 2018:

  • 02:01 am, officers responded to the area of Hickory Drive and 1st Street for a motorist assist.
  • 02:07 am, officers responded to the 1000 block of Graves Street for a suspicious subject. Upon officers arrival they found a subject that had fallen asleep in his vehicle. He agreed that he was good to drive home.
  • 07:15 AM, officers took a report of a scam that occurred in the 1600 block of Calhoun Street in which the victim was convinced to buy gift cards to a local store in exchange for keeping an alleged family member from being incarcerated.
  • 08:28 AM, officers responded to the 900 block of Washington Street for a possible break-in. It was determined that no break in had occurred.
  • 08:43 am, officers responded to the 1700 block of Clay Street to check the well-being of a female person. Officers made contact with the resident who stated that she was fine.
  • 9:31 a.m., officers responded to the 500 block of West Business 36 Highway for a business alarm. Officers determined the alarm was false.
  • 02:56 pm, officers responded to the 700 block of Highland Street for a custody dispute. She was advised of her options about the dispute.
  • 03:37 pm, officers responded to the 200 block of East Third street for a disturbance. Upon officers arrival the subject causing the disturbance had left the area. Officers advised the home owner to call if she was to return.
  • 6:35 pm, officers responded to the 100 block of 11th Street for a burglary that had occurred. After a short investigation Jolene Rounkles, Johnthan Gentile and Austin Fox were arrested for Burglary and Stealing. They were transported to the Chillicothe Police Department where they were fully processed and placed on a 24-hour hold. They were transported to the Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail.

Offices responded to 134 calls for service, numerous traffic stops and building security checks.

News Release
11/06/2018
Jeremiah Grider Shift Supervisor

November 6, 2018:

  • 06:23 am, officers responded to the 300 block of Washington for a property damage that had occurred. It was determined that no property damage had occurred at that location.
  • 09:12 am, officers responded to the 200 block of Clay to follow up on an on-going investigation of child abuse. The children were removed from the residence and placed into protective custody.
  • 12:31 PM, officers responded to the 1000 block of Graves Street, Chillicothe, Missouri, in regard to trespassing. As a result of this investigation, Kristopher Anderson was arrested for trespassing and possession of marijuana. Anderson was released with municipal citations.
  • 02:02 pm, officers responded to the 2600 block of Fair Street for a person with a suicidal subject. He was transported to the Hedrick Medical Center for and evaluation.
  • 3:04 p.m., officers arrested Lisa Tobias for a probation warrant. She was turned over to the Linn County Sheriff's Department.
  • 03:20 pm, officers responded to the area of Washington and Calhoun for a dog running at large. The dog was taken into custody by the animal control officer.
  • 03:37 pm, officers responded to the 200 block of East Third street for a disturbance. Upon officers arrival the subject causing the disturbance had left the area. Officers advised the home owner to call if she was to return.
  • 3:52 pm, officers responded to the 1700 block of Rosewood for a check-well being. A female was taken to the Hedrick Medical Center for a mental evaluation.
  • 03:34 pm, officers took a phone call of a local scam that has been occurring. Subjects are receiving calls from Chillicothe State Bank asking personal information. Citizens are not to give out personal information over the phone.
  • 7:56 pm, officers responded to the 600 block of Webster for a noise complaint. Officers made contact with the resident that had a TV fall from the stand and hit the floor.
  • 10:02 pm, officers were handed over two dogs that were found running at large. The dogs were returned to the owner.
  • 10:03 pm, officers responded to the 1000 block of Webster for a suspicious person. Officers made contact with the subject who was waiting for an employee to get off work.
  • 10:51 pm, officers responded to the 600 block of St. Louis for a missing person. The subject was located and transported to the Hedrick Medical Center by friends for a mental evaluation.

Offices responded to 149 calls for service, numerous traffic stops and building security checks.

For Release: 11/05/2018
Contact: Sergeant Jeremy Stephens, Shift Supervisor
Reference: Press Release for 11/04/2018

  • 12:01 AM, officers received a report of a domestic disturbance in the 600 block of Commercial. Alleged parties involved denied a disturbance occurred. There were no signs of physical injury. No arrests were made.
  • 7:49 AM, officers responded to an business alarm in the 700 block of Webster. Contact was made with employees and the alarm was determined to be accidental.
  • 11:38 AM, officers conducted traffic stop on vehicle at Jackson and Locust. Driver cited for expired registration.
  • 11:45 AM, Offices recovered property from a business in the 1000 block of Graves. Property was retuned to the owner.
  • 11:58 AM, subject contacted officers regarding possible stolen motorcycle.
  • 12:03 PM, officers responded to the 900 block of Trenton regarding a suspicious person. The person was located and determined not to be suspicious.
  • 12:13 PM, officers responded to the 1800 block of Litton Road to livestock that had gotten out. The owner of the livestock was contacted and the livestock was returned to their pen.
  • 2:32 PM, officer responded to the 400 block of North Washington for a well being check of a subject. The subject was provided assistance with the Community Resource Center.
  • 2:55 PM, officers returned a shopping cart to a local business that was located in the 700 block of Polk Street.
  • 3:05 PM, officers conducted traffic stop on vehicle in the 100 block of West Business 36. Driver was cited for expired registration and no insurance.
  • 3:10 PM, officers conducted traffic stop on vehicle in the 500 block of Washington Street. Driver was cited for expired registration.
  • 4:39 PM, officers responded to the 1000 block of Broadway to a report of suspicious activity. No suspicious activity was located.
  • 5:41 PM, officers responded to the 1000 block of Frederick to a child custody dispute. Officer assisted the parties with the dispute and advised parties to contact their attorneys.
  • 7:33 PM, officers conducted traffic stop on vehicle in the 600 block of North Washington. Driver was issued warning for defective equipment.
  • 9:23 PM, officers responded to the 800 block of Easton to a report of a parking complaint. The vehicle was parked on private property and the complaining parties issue was determined to be a civil landlord/tenant issue.

The Chillicothe Police Department received 54 calls for service on Sunday, November 4, 2018.

News Release
10/31/2018
Jeremiah Grider, Shift Supervisor

October 31, 2018:

  • 09:45 am, Chillicothe Police officers were dispatched to a report of an intoxicated, out of control person, in the 1200 block of Fair Street, Livingston County, Chillicothe, Mo 64601. Investigation is to continue in this matter.
  • 11:59 am, Ryan David Grady came to the Chillicothe Police Department to turn himself in on an active Nodaway County, MO warrant. Grady was processed and released after posting the required bond.
  • 02:00 pm, officers responded to Lindley's Funeral Home for a funeral escort.
  • 03:00 pm, officers responded to BOO FEST to help conduct traffic control for the kids.
  • 10:47 a.m, officers responded to the 500 block of Samuel Street for a verbal domestic. A male and female subject had been arguing. The male subject agreed to leave the residence for the evening.
  • Officers had recovered several stolen items through an on-going investigation.

Offices responded to 125 calls for service, numerous traffic stops and building security checks.

News Release
10/31/2018 Happy Halloween!
Contact: Sergeant Jeremy Stephens, Shift Supervisor


Press Release for 10/30/2018:

  • 12:22 AM, officers conducted business check in the 1000 block of Graves Street.
  • 3:12 AM, officers responded to a business in the 300 block of South Washington to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in the parking lot. The vehicle and business were found to be safe.
  • 6:43 AM, officers conducted a business check in the 600 block of North Washington Street.
  • 7:59 AM, officers conducted a follow-up investigation at a business in the 100 block of Ryan Street.
  • 8:13 AM, officers conducted traffic stop at Locust and Polk Street. Driver was cited for failing to register motor vehicle.
  • 8:41 AM, officers conducted traffic stop at North Washington and Blackfoot Drive. Driver was cited for expired registration.
  • 12:04 PM, officers recovered a stolen vehicle out of Grundy County, MO in the 900 block of Vine Street. A suspect has been identified and further investigation is on-going.
  • 12:56 PM, officers received parking complaint at Clay and Elm. No vehicle was found to be parked illegally.
  • 2:47 PM, officers received parking complaint in the 1100 block of 3rd Street. Owner was contacted and arrangements were made to get the vehicle moved.
  • 4:32 PM, officers received call of animal at large in the 1500 block of Webster. Officers contacted owner of animal and advised of city ordinance.
  • 4:41 PM, officers received call from parent because child was out of control in the 1000 block of Graves Street. Officers spoke with parent and child and issue was resolved.
  • 4:57 PM, officers conducted business check in the 700 block of Webster Street.
  • 5:03 PM, officers conducted traffic stop in the 600 block of North Washington Street. Driver was cited for failing to register motor vehicle.
  • 5:24 PM, officers conducted well-being check of subject in the 100 block of Ryan Lane. Subject was found to be safe.
  • 7:21 PM, officers called to the 300 block of Webster Street for a suspicious subject. No suspicious subjects were located.
  • 8:38 PM, officers called to the 100 block of East Jackson for an animal at large. Animal was not located at this time.
  • 9:03 PM, officers conducted follow-up investigation in the 900 block of Vine Street.
  • 9:30 PM, officers received a walk in report of a missing person. It was discovered the person was not missing and was in a safe location.
  • 10:03 PM, officers called to the 3000 block of Comanche to a report of a suspicious person. Officers checked the area and did not find any suspicious persons.
  • 11:02 PM, officers conducted traffic stop in the 400 block of North Washington Street. Driver was given warning for speeding.

The Chillicothe Police Department received 127 calls for service on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

For Release: 10/30/2018
Contact: Sergeant Jeremy Stephens, Shift Supervisor


Press Release for 10/29/2018

  • 12:53 AM, officers conducted a well-being check of a juvenile in the 1300 block of Burnam Road. The parents were contacted regarding the wellness of the child and the child was taken to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment.
  • 1:41 AM, officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 1400 block of Broadway. The assaulting party left the residence prior to officer arrival. A report has been submitted to the Livingston County Prosecuting Attorney for consideration of charges.
  • 3:52 Am, officers called to the area of Gravesville Park for a report of 2 suspicious vehicles. No suspicious vehicles were found.
  • 7:25 AM, officers called to the 100 block of Ryan Street to a report of a burglary and motor vehicle theft. The vehicle was later recovered in Independence, MO crashed and burned. A suspect has been identified and charges are pending.
  • 2:04 PM, officers assisted the Livingston County Children's Division in the 1500 block of Calhoun Street with an investigation of alleged child abuse.
  • 2:31 PM, officers received a parking complaint in the 1200 block of Calhoun Street.
  • 3:03 PM, officers assisted the Livingston county Children's Division in the 500 block of West Mohawk with an alleged child abuse investigation.
  • 3:32 PM, officers were called to the 600 block of First Street to a report of a suspicious person. A person was found to be waiting on a business to open.
  • 4:20 PM, officers assisted the Livingston County Children's Division in the 200 block of Clay Street with an alleged child abuse investigation.
  • 5:38 PM, officers responded to a 2-vehicle non injury accident in a private parking lot in the 1000 block of Graves Street. Officers reported one vehicle backed into another.
  • 5:53 PM, officers responded to the 1000 block of Olive Street to a report of a custody issue. The child was being returned to the proper parent.
  • 6:23 PM, officers recovered property in the 1000 block of Graves Street. The property was returned to the rightful owners.
  • 6:27 PM, officers assisted local farmer with maneuvering 2 combines through a construction zone on Washington Street.
  • 8:10 PM, officers attempted a warrant service in the 300 block of East Jackson Street. The wanted person was not located.
  • 8:22 PM, officers received a report of juvenile that was reported to have been kidnapped in Carroll County, MO and at a residence in the 1000 block of Olive Street. Officers were not able to locate the juvenile at this address and several other possible locations.
  • 10:35 PM, officers responded back to a residence in the 1000 block of Olive and located the juvenile that was reported to have been kidnapped out of Carroll County, MO. The juvenile, who was safe and unharmed, was taken into protective custody, transported to and turned over to the Carroll County Sheriff's Department. The suspect of the investigation was not located.

The Chillicothe Police Department received 121 calls for service on Monday, October 29, 2018.

News Release
10/29/2018
Officer Jeremiah Grider Shift Supervisor

October 26, 2018:

  • 07:40 am, officers responded to the 700 block of South Washington for suspicious activity. A subject was dancing in front of cars on the roadway. Upon officers arrival the subject had left the area.
  • 09:07 am, officers responded to the 1000 block of Polk for a domestic disturbance. A male and female were in a verbal argument. The officers advised them that they would need to stop the arguing and separate for the day.
  • 9:55 a.m., officers recovered a stolen vehicle in the 600 block of St. Louis Ave. and a stolen vehicle in the 600 block of Walnut St. The vehicles were towed by Peery's Towing until they can be returned to the rightful owner.
  • 11:17 am, officers responded to the 1000 block of Polk for a female having a medical issue. She was transported to the Hedrick Medical Center for a mental evaluation.
  • 12:14 pm, officers responded to the 400 block of Cowgill for a non-injury motor vehicle accident. A report was taken.
  • 1:04 pm, officers responded to the 100 block of Graves Street for a possible disturbance. Upon officers arrival, the subjects had left the area. Officers could not locate the suspect vehicle.
  • 4:00 Pm, officers responded to the 1000 block of Graves Street for a stealing that had occurred. Officers arrested two adults for shoplifting at Wal-Mart located in the 1000 block of Graves Street. Subjects were released pending municipal citations.
  • 6:19 pm, officers responded to the 500 block of Waples Street regarding a stabbing that occurred. Officers arrived on scene and arrested Corey Jay-Michael Gibson for assault first degree. Gibson was transported to the Chillicothe Police Department where he was processed and later released to Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail staff. The victim of the stabbing was transported to Hedrick Medical Center by Chillicothe EMS.

Offices responded to 83 calls for service, numerous traffic stops and building security checks.

News Release
Sgt. John Valbracht
Release Date: 10/22/2018

For: 10/21/2018

  • 12:02am, an officer was patrolling the area of the 10 block of Third Street when he observed a female sitting in the middle of the street. The officer made contact and discovered that the female's knee was cut and bleeding. The female, who was also intoxicated, was transported by EMS to HMC for treatment. Officers determined that the female had been involved in a verbal dispute with her boyfriend and she had taken off walking. The female claimed that her knee injury was due to her falling in the street.
  • 4:36am, officers were dispatched to the Chillicothe Elementary School in reference to a report of a trouble alarm along with a school official. It was discovered that the fire alarm was malfunctioning. The alarm company was contacted to repair the issue.
  • 7:53am, officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Dickinson Street in reference to a vehicle bumper and other auto parts in the roadway. Officers cleared the road and it is unclear where the parts came from.
  • 10:49am, officers were dispatched to check the well-being of a resident in the 1100 block of Olive Street. The resident was not in need of assistance.
  • 2:23pm, officers returned a bicycle that had been recovered in the 1000 block of Locust Street to its rightful owner.
  • Officer were dispatched to a two-vehicle non-injury accident on a private lot in the 1000 block of Graves Street. Officers reported that a vehicle struck a shopping cart shoving the shopping cart into another vehicle causing minor damage. The vehicle then left the scene. Officers located the suspect vehicle a short time later and issued Barbara A. Taylor Municipal Citations for leaving the scene of an accident and operating a motor vehicle without proof of financial responsibility.

Officers conducted numerous traffic enforcement stops, building checks and responded to 55 calls for service.

News Release
Sgt. John Valbracht
Release Date: 10/212018

For: 10/20/2018

  • 12:13am, officers conducted a traffic enforcement stop at Smith and Williams Street. Officers arrested Alisha Laws for driving while revoked and no proof of financial responsibility. Laws was transported to the Police Department where she was processed and transferred to the Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail.
  • 6:22am, officers checked on a suspicious vehicle in the 600 block of Henry.
  • 7:27am, officers were dispatched to a commercial business alarm in the 300 block of Business 36. The alarm was determined to have been a malfunction.
  • 10:00am, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 900 block of Third Street. Officers discovered that a small child was playing with a disconnected cell phone and repeatedly called 911. Please be aware that any inactive cell phone will call 911. If you give a phone to a child to play with, please remove the battery.
  • 10:37am, officers were dispatched to a report of stealing in the 1000 block of Polk Street. The incident was determined to be a civil property dispute.
  • 11:41am, officers were dispatched to a report of a motorcyclist stopped in the driving lane at US 65 and US 36 Hwy. The motorcycle was gone when officers arrived.
  • 12:42pm. officers returned property to a resident in the 400 block of Webster Street.
  • 2:16pm, officers fingerprinted a resident for an employment request.
  • 5:24pm, officers were dispatched to a custody issue in the 1300 block of Third Street.
  • 5:45pm, officers were dispatched to a report of an animal at large that was attacking another dog. Officers reported that the dog's owner showed up and took custody of the dog prior to officers arrival.
  • 8:48pm, officers spoke to a resident in reference to a child custody issue.

Officers conducted numerous traffic enforcement stops, building checks and responded to 84 calls for service.

News Release
Sgt. John Valbracht
Release Date: 10/202018

For: 10/19/2018

  • 2:40am, officers checked on two pedestrians out walking.
  • 9:01am, officers were dispatched to a report of a utility pole being damaged by a vehicle that left the scene in the 10 block of East Jackson Street. The incident remains under investigation.
  • 1:18pm, officers were dispatched to check the well-being of a person in the ten block of 10th. The person was transported by a family member to HMC for treatment and evaluation.
  • 2:29 p.m., officers were dispatched to a possible deceased person in the 1200 block of Keith Ave. The person was found to be deceased of apparent natural causes. Officers were assisted by the Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services and the Livingston County Coroner.
  • 5:36pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a dog bite in the 300 block of Washington Street. Officers were advised that the dog had been struck by a vehicle and two people were bitten trying to get the dog out of the roadway.
  • 7:46pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a theft at an apartment on Jackson Street. The incident was found to be a civil property dispute.
  • 8:39pm, officers were dispatched to a report of small children left unattended in a vehicle that was parked in the 1200 block of Washington Street. Officers reported that the parents were standing outside the vehicle and were supervising the children.
  • 9:11pm, officers were dispatched to a commercial business alarm in the 600 block of South Washington Street. Officers found the building was secure and that the alarm was a malfunction.
  • 10:51pm, officers were dispatched to a report of an intoxicated male falling off of a bicycle on the sidewalk in the 800 block of Locust Street. Officers determined that the male was too intoxicated to be left on his own. A Livingston County Deputy was contacted and provided a courtesy ride for the intoxicated male to his residence in the county. Officers took temporary custody of his bicycle for safe keeping.

Officers conducted numerous traffic enforcement stops, building checks and responded to 98 calls for service.

News Release
10/14/2018
Off. Jeremiah Grider Shift Supervisor

03:32 am, Officers responded to the 1400 block of Bryan Street for a suspicious person. Upon arrival officers met with a subject who had become confused on where she was at. Officers escorted her to a friend's home at the proper address.

11:32 am, Officers responded to the 1100 block Waples St. for an unwanted person. Officers made contact and there was no unwanted person there.

06:08 pm, Officers responded to the 1900 block of Calhoun for a fire. The resident had been trying to clean her oven which caused it to catch on fire. The fire had been contained and no damage was reported.

7:53 pm, Officer responded to the 200 block of Cowgill for a verbal altercation. Officers spoke with a male and female subject who had been arguing. Each agreed that they would go their separate ways and no further incidents would occur.

11:07 pm, Officers arrested Travis Scroggin for driving while suspended. He was transported to the police department where he was fully processed and released with municipal citations.

11:59 am, Officers responded to the 500 block of Business 36 Highway for a business alarm. The alarm was found to be false.

Officers responded to 52 calls for service, numerous traffic stops and building security checks.

For Release: 10/15/2018
Contact: Sergeant Curtis Hays, Shift Supervisor
Reference: News Release

Friday, October 12

  • At approximately 2:37 a.m., officers were dispatched to a person knocking on a window of a residence in the 100 block of Webster St. A person was located and contacted and advised to stop. The person left the area without incident.
  • At approximately 6:51 a.m., officers were dispatched to possible drug activity in the 700 block of Elm St. No drug activity was discovered.
  • At approximately 7:20 a.m., officers were dispatched to a business alarm in the 500 block of S. Washington St. The business was found to be secure.
  • At approximately 7:37 a.m., officers spoke with a citizen in reference to child custody.
  • At approximately 9:35 a.m., officers were dispatched to a business alarm in the 500 block of S. Washington St. There was no emergency.
  • At approximately 9:43 a.m., officers were dispatched to a person attempting to introduce a prohibited item into a correctional facility in the 3100 block of Litton Rd. Officers arrested Rusty Lee Kerns, and he was transported to the Police Department. He was processed and released pending a court appearance.
  • At approximately 11:24 a.m., officers transported a juvenile to a juvenile detention facility in Kirksville, MO. Officers were assisted by the Livingston County Juvenile Office.
  • At approximately 1:58 p.m., officers were dispatched to a possibly illegally parked vehicle in the 400 block of Grandview Ave. The vehicle was tagged with a warning ticket.
  • At approximately 2:19 p.m., officers assisted the Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services in the 3000 block of Bel Air Dr.
  • At approximately 3:33 p.m., officers were dispatched to a possibly illegally parked vehicle in the 1300 block of Walnut St. An owner was contacted and moved the vehicle.
  • At approximately 5:57 p.m., officers conducted a special assignment of security at the high school football game.
  • At approximately 6:14 p.m., officers were dispatched to suspicious activity in the 1000 block of S. Washington St. Nothing was located.
  • At approximately 6:14 p.m., officers were dispatched to assist a motorist in the area of U.S. 36 Hwy. and U.S. 65 Hwy.
  • At approximately 6:44 p.m., officers were dispatched to a vehicle striking a deer in the 2800 block of Hornet Rd.
  • At approximately 8:34 p.m., officers conducted paper service in the 300 block of Clay St.
  • At approximately 9:13 p.m., officers arrested Ronald Eugene Pryor for operating a motor vehicle while driver's license suspended, exceeding the posted speed limit, and failure to provide proof of financial responsibility following a traffic stop at Fair St. and Dorney Dr. Pryor was processed at the Police Department. He was released pending a court appearance.

Saturday, October 13

  • At approximately 3:14 a.m., officers were dispatched to persons attempting to get in vehicles in an alley in the 1200 block of N. Washington St. Officers were later dispatched to persons attempting the same activity in the area of Park Ave.
  • At approximately 6:14 a.m., officers were dispatched to a possible assault in the 1300 block of Monroe St. The incident was resolved and no report needed.
  • At approximately 9:06 a.m., officers were dispatched to a dog running-at-large in the 300 block of Mansur St. The owner was located and retrieved the dog.
  • At approximately 10:12 a.m., officers assisted the Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services in the 2600 block of Fair St.
  • At approximately 11:30 a.m., officers conducted paper service in the 300 block of Clay St.
  • At approximately 11:38 a.m., officers conducted a well-being check in the 2900 block of Polk St. The person was found to be okay.
  • At approximately 11:53 a.m., officers took a report of a leaving the scene of a motor vehicle crash in the 1100 block of Grandview Ave. The investigation is on-going.
  • At approximately 12:24 p.m., officers conducted follow-up on an investigation in the area of Elm St. and Calhoun St.
  • At approximately 1:18 p.m., officers recovered previously reported stolen property in the 500 block of Jackson St. The owner has been notified.
  • At approximately 2:04 p.m., officers spoke with a citizen in reference to child custody.
  • At approximately 2:18 p.m., officers conducted follow-up on an investigation on Park Ln.
  • At approximately 2:31 p.m., officers took a report of a leaving the scene of a motor vehicle crash in the 100 block of N. Washington St. The investigation is on-going.
  • At approximately 4:38 p.m., officers conducted follow-up on an investigation in the 200 block of Clay St.
  • At approximately 4:55 p.m., officers conducted follow-up on an investigation in the 600 block of Webster St.
  • At approximately 4:58 p.m., officers conducted follow-up on an investigation in the 400 block of Locust St.
  • At approximately 5:09 p.m., officers checked on a pedestrian in the area of N. Washington St. and First St.
  • At approximately 5:23 p.m., officers conducted follow-up on an investigation in the 200 block of Clay St.
  • At approximately 9:39 p.m., officers were dispatched to possible drug activity in the 10 block of Jennifer Ln.
  • At approximately 10:43 p.m., officers were dispatched to a person sitting on the street on Burnam Rd. No one was located.

Officers conducted traffic stops, business checks and responded to 94 calls for service on Friday, October 12, 2018.

Officers conducted traffic stops, business checks and responded to 98 calls for service on Saturday, October 13, 2018.

News Release
Sgt. John Valbracht
Release Date: 10/12/2018

For: 10/11/2018

  • 12:28am, officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the 900 block of Jefferson Street. The incident was verbal and no arrests were made.
  • 12:31am, officers were dispatched to a report of suspicious activity in the 300 block of Springhill Road.
  • 3:41am, officers assisted a motorist in the 800 block of W. Business 36.
  • 8:16am, officers were dispatched to a report of suspicious activity behind a business in the 1200 block of Washington Street. Officers were unable to locate any suspicious activity.
  • 8:30am, officers conducted security and bailiff duties at the Livingston County Courthouse for Municipal Court.
  • 9:43am, officers were dispatched to a report of a two-vehicle non-injury crash on a private parking lot in the 800 block of S. Washington Street. Officers reported that a vehicle driven by Aaron Christon was backing from a parking stall and struck a parked vehicle causing minor damage.
  • 9:49am, officers arrested Dustin U. Holtzclaw in the 700 block of Webster Street on a Chillicothe Municipal Warrant for Leaving the Scene of a motor vehicle accident. Holtzclaw was transported to the Police Department where he was processed and released after posting a $500.00 cash bond.
  • 11:26am, a resident came to the Police Department to talk to an Officer in reference to being harassed.
  • 4:14pm. officers were dispatched to check the well-being of a juvenile female walking in the area of Green and Washington Street. The female was not in need of any assistance.
  • 6:49pm, officers were dispatched to a possibly rabid opossum in the 1500 block of Bryan Street. Officers removed the animal from the area.
  • 8:05pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a commercial burglary alarm in the 800 block of South Washington Street. The building was found to be secure and it was determined to be a false alarm.
  • 8:53pm, officers assisted EMS with a medical call in the 100 block of Polk Street.
  • 11:28pm, officers conducted a traffic enforcement stop at Fairway and Washington Street. Officers arrested Echo Edmundson for possession of less than 35gm marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Edmundson was transported to the Police Department where she was processed and released on Municipal Citations.

Officers conducted numerous traffic enforcement stops, building checks, and responded to 137 calls for service.

News Release
Sgt. John Valbracht
Release Date: 10/11/2018

For: 10/10/2018

  • 1:33am, officers were dispatched to a report of barking dogs in the area of JFK Ave. and Elm St. The dog owner was contacted and advised of the complaint and ordinance violation.
  • 8:50am, officers provided a Funeral Escort.
  • 10:11am, officers were dispatched to a report of illegal burning in the 1300 block of Elm Street.
  • 10:15am, officers were dispatched to report of a vehicle striking a business in the 800 block of First Street. Officers reported that a vehicle driven by Connie Sowder was attempting to park in front of the business and her foot apparently slipped off the brake onto the gas pedal. Officers reported that the vehicle jumped the curb and struck the building causing extensive damage to the vehicle and moderate damage to the building. Ms. Sowder was transported to HMC by EMS for treatment of minor injuries. There were no injuries reported from inside the building. The vehicle was towed from the scene by Perry's Towing.
  • 11:53am, officers assisted in a funeral escort on US 36 Hwy.
  • 12:24pm, officers were dispatched to a parking complaint in the 800 block of First Street.
  • 3:47pm, officers were dispatched to check the well-being of an elderly male in the 600 block of Washington Street. Officers assisted in getting the male to his residence.
  • 4:57pm, officers were dispatched to a residential burglary in the 1000 block of First Street.
  • 5:26pm, officers spoke with a female at the Police Department in reference to a civil child custody issue.
  • 5:43pm, officers were dispatched to a disturbance in the 1300 block of Monroe Street.
  • 6:03pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a vehicle being stolen from a business in the 900 block of Washington Street. The vehicle was described as a white 1997 Chevrolet pickup with Missouri License 6KC-032.
  • 8:04pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a property dispute in the 1900 block of Clay Street.
  • 8:06pm, officers took a walk-in report of possible tampering with a crime victim.
  • 8:42pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a suspicious person at the old CHS football Stadium. The person was gone upon officer's arrival.
  • 8:57pm, officers were dispatched to a report of suspicious activity in the 1700 block of Hickory Drive.
  • 9:31pm, officers conducted a traffic enforcement stop in the 10 block of S. Washington Street. Officers arrested the driver, Vernon W. Hines, for driving without a valid license. Hines was transported to the Police Department where he was processed and released on a Municipal Citation. Officers also arrested a passenger, Anthony Williams, on an active warrant from Caldwell County MO. Williams was unable to post bond and was transported by a Chillicothe officer to Caldwell County.
  • 10:09pm, officers were dispatched to a barking dog complaint in the 400 block of Wise Street. The owner was contacted and advised to take care of the situation.
  • 11:40pm, officers were dispatched to a report of suspicious activity in the 1200 block of Walnut Street. Officers located an intoxicated male that was disoriented and was knocking on the door of a resident that did not know him. The intoxicated male was given a courtesy ride to a friend's house.

Officers conducted numerous traffic enforcement stops, building checks, and responded to 148 calls for service.

News Release
Sgt. John Valbracht
Release Date: 10/08/2018

For: 10/07/2018

  • 12:48am, officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the 1400 block of Broadway. The incident was determined to be verbal and no arrests were made.
  • 12:52am, officers assisted a Livingston County Deputy on a traffic stop in the 400 block of Ryan Lane.
  • 6:22am, officers were dispatched to a residential burglary alarm in the 500 block of Elmdale Road. The residence was found to be secure and it was determined to be a false alarm.
  • 6:57am, officers were dispatched to check the well-being of a male in the 2800 block of Hornet Drive. The male was found to be confused and disoriented. He was transported to HMC for treatment and later transported under a court order to another facility for evaluation.
  • 1:03pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a dog running at large in the 800 block of Vine Street. Animal Control picked up the dog, and officers issued the owner, Jesse Deshazier, Municipal Citations for a dog running at large and no current vaccination.
  • 2:52pm, officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Wise Street in reference to a parking complaint.
  • 5:49pm, officers were dispatched to a dispute between neighbors in the 500 block of W. Mohawk. No criminal activity had transpired.

Officers conducted numerous traffic enforcement stops, building checks, and responded to 56 calls for service.

For Release: 10/07/2018
Contact: Sergeant Jeremy Stephens, Shift Supervisor
Reference: Press Release for 10/06/2018

  • 12:48 AM, officers responded to a business in the 600 block of Webster Street to a report of an assault. The parties involved fled the scene prior to officer arrival.
  • 7:28 AM, officers responded to a business in the 500 block of North Washington Street for an intrusion alarm. The business was found to be safe and secure.
  • 7:37 AM, officers responded to a business in the 400 block of South Washington Street for an intrusion alarm. The business was found to be safe and secure.
  • 8:02 AM, officers responded to a business in the 600 block of north Washington Street for an intrusion alarm. The business was found to be safe and secure.
  • 9:00 AM, officers received a report of a dog running at large in the 100 block of Cowgill Street.
  • 9:18 AM, officers responded to a business in the 800 block of Calhoun Street for an open door. The business was to be safe and the door was secured.
  • 9:24 AM, officers responded to a business in the 200 block of W. Bus. 36 for suspicious activity. No suspicious activity was located.
  • 9:31 AM, officers received a report of a dog running at large in the 500 block of Jansen Street.
  • 1:31 PM, officers conducted a well-being check of a subject in the 500 block of Elm Street. The subject was found to be safe.
  • 2:50 PM, officers assisted animal control with a dog running at large in the 800 block of Vine Street.
  • 2:53 PM, officers attempted to locate subject regarding recovered debit card at the request of law enforcement in Caldwell County.
  • 3:21 PM, officers spoke with subjects regarding juvenile/adult related questions.
  • 4:06 PM, officers received a noise complaint in the 500 block of W. Mohawk. Officers contacted a subject and advised of the complaint.
  • 5:18 PM, officers received a report of a vehicle being driven in a careless manner. Officers located the vehicle and transported the driver to Hedrick Medical Center to an evaluation.
  • 8:55 PM, Andrew McCollum turned himself into the police department on a Livingston County warrant for failing to obey a judges order on an original charge of delivery of a controlled substance. McCollum was unable to post the required bond and was transferred to the Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail.
  • 9:22 PM, officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 500 block of East Bridge Street. Officers determined the incident to be verbal in nature and no arrests were made. Parties were advised of the Missouri Domestic Violence 12 Hour Rule.
  • 9:24 PM, officers transported a subject to the Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail as the jail did not have a transport available.
  • 10:35 PM, officers responded to Hedrick Medical Center and assisted staff with an unruly patient.
  • 11:06 PM, officers responded to a business in the 1000 block of South Washington Street to a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot. The vehicle had left prior to officer arrival.

Officers conducted numerous business safety checks and traffic enforcement stop while on patrol.

The Chillicothe Police Department received 85 calls for service on Saturday, October 6, 2018.

For Release: 10/06/2018
Contact: Sergeant Jeremy Stephens, Shift Supervisor
Reference: Press Release for 10/05/2018

  • 12:03 AM, officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 300 block of Clay Street. Officers determined the disturbance to be verbal in nature and no arrests were made. Officers advised the subjects of the Missouri Domestic Violence 12 Hour Rule.
  • 12:09 AM, officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 300 block of Cherry Street. As a result of the investigation, officers arrested Viktoria Lindsey for domestic assault 4th. Lindsey was processed at the police department and transferred to the Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail pending the filing of formal charges.
  • 1:50 AM, officers responded to the 200 block of Brunswick Street for a noise complaint. Officers contacted a subject and advised of the complaint. No further complaints were received.
  • 4:28 AM, officers provided a courtesy ride for a patient of Hedrick Medical Center to that person residence.
  • 7:00 AM, officers conducted Fist Bump Friday at Dewey School.
  • 8:06 AM, officers arrested Adam Caudill in the 10 block of South Washington Street on a Livingston County warrant for probation violation. Caudill was processed at the police department and transferred to the Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail.
  • 8:51 AM, officers conducted contraband interdiction at the Chillicothe Women's Prison. No items of contraband were found.
  • 10:34 AM, an officer was contacted by subject who believed her computer had been hacked. Subject was advised to contact a computer technician.
  • 11:59 AM, officers were called to the 1000 block of Frederick for a noise complaint.
  • 12:45 PM, officer assisted subject with employment fingerprints.
  • 12:53 PM, officers received a report of a two-vehicle non-injury accident in a parking lot of a business in the 1000 block of South Washington Street. One vehicle had backed into another vehicle.
  • 1:25 PM, officers called to the 500 block of Clay for a complaint of 3 pit bulls. Officers advised the dogs were not pit bulls; however, advised the owner to properly license and vaccinate the animals.
  • 1:41 PM, officers recovered a black 20-inch boys bike in the 400 block of Locust Street.
  • 3:01 PM, Ronald Greener turned himself into the police department on a Livingston County warrant for driving while suspended/revoked. Greener posted the required bond and was released pending a court appearance.
  • 3:18 PM, officers assisted a subject with employment fingerprints.
  • 3:21 PM, officers received a report of harassment in the 200 block of Sioux Drive. Investigation is continuing.
  • 4:23 PM, officers received a report of theft of fuel from a business in the 600 block of West Business 36. As a result of the investigation, officers arrested Kari Dolan and Courtney Chaffers. Dolan and Chaffers were processed at the police department, cited, and released. Dolan and Chaffers paid for the fuel prior to their release from custody.
  • 4:54 PM, officers received a report of a leaving the scene accident in the 1100 block of Hillside. Investigation continues.
  • 5:58 PM, officers contacted by subject regarding custody issues. Officers advised subject to contact their custody attorney and proper agency for reporting purposes.
  • 8:59 PM, officers attempted a warrant service in the 700 block of Webster Street. Subject with warrants was not located.
  • 10:19 PM, officers called to the 400 block of Clay Street for landlord tenant issues.

The Chillicothe Police Department received 102 calls for service on Friday, October 5, 2018.

News Release
Sgt. John Valbracht
For Release October 3, 2018

10/02/2018

  • 1:30am, officers were dispatched to a report of a suspicious male in the 500 block of Saint Louis Ave. The male was gone upon officer's arrival.
  • 9:30am, officers were dispatched to Simpson Park in reference to a female walking an aggressive dog without a leash. The female was advised to have the dog on a leash.
  • 9:34am, officers provided a funeral escort.
  • 10:51am, officers were dispatched to a report of harassment in the 1500 block of Calhoun Street.
  • 12:15pm, officers fingerprinted a resident for employment purposes.
  • 12:54 PM, officers received a report of identity theft from a resident in the 600 block of Peacher Street.
  • 4:18pm, officers were dispatched to a report of harassment in the 400 block of Wise Street.
  • 4:43pm, officers were dispatched to a report of property damage on Locust Street near the intersection of Washington Street.
  • 5:23pm, officers were dispatched with EMS to a report of an unresponsive male in the 100 block of Third Street. The male was transported to HMC for treatment.
  • 5:25pm, officers were dispatched to a report of suspicious activity in the 300 block of Webster Street that had occurred previously and the person was no longer in the area.
  • 6:51pm, officers were dispatched to check the well-being of a resident in the 2600 block of North Fair Street. The resident was contacted and was not in need of any assistance.
  • 7:36pm, officers were dispatched to a report of stealing in the 300 block of Woodrow.
  • 7:47pm, officers were dispatched to a barking dog complaint in the 400 block of Calhoun Street. The dog owner was contacted and advised of the complaint.

Officers conducted numerous traffic enforcement stops, building checks, and responded to 98 calls for service.

Off. Jeremiah Grider Shift Supervisor
For Release September 29, 2018


September 28, 2018:

  • 01:19 am, officers responded to the 1400 block of Elm Street for a stealing. Officers took a report of a cell phone that had been stolen. Officers attempted to locate the cell phone using the phones tracking application to attempt to find the phone. Officers were unable to locate the phone. Investigation is to continue in this case.
  • 07:51 am, officers arrested William Shoop for driving while suspended. William was transported to the police department where he was fully processed and released with a municipal citation and a court date.
  • 08:21 am, officers arrested Curtis Brice for driving while suspended. Curtis was transported to the police department where he was fully processed and released with a municipal citation and a court date.
  • 09:09 am, officers responded to the area of Washington Street and Snow Street for a non-injury accident. The vehicle was towed from the scene due to disabling damage.
  • 09:50 am, officers responded to the 600 block of Walnut Street for a harassment report. Officers discovered that harassment had occurred and are continuing the investigation.
  • 10:01 am, officers responded to the 900 block of Dickinson for a possible child abuse. Officers responded to assist Division of Family Services with the investigation. Investigation is continuing in this case.
  • 12:31 pm, officers responded to the 600 block of Walnut Street to take a report of threats. Investigation is continuing in this case.
  • 3:00 pm, officers arrested Michael Short for operating a motor vehicle while his current drivers' license was suspended. Michael was transported to the police department where he was fully processed and released with municipal citations and a court date.
  • 8:25 pm, officers responded to the 500 block of Business 36 Highway for a motorist assist. Officers helped a driver get his vehicle running again.
  • 8:37 pm, officers responded to the 300 block of Primrose to help investigate a vehicle that had been recently stolen. Investigation is to continue in this case.
  • 9:20 pm, officers arrested Sarah Knouse for driving while suspended and Anthony Pegelow for reckless driving and interfering with an arrest. Both were transported to the police station where they were fully processed and released with municipal citations and a court date.

Offices responded to 133 calls for service, numerous traffic stops, and building security checks.

News Release
Sgt. John Valbracht
For Release September 27, 2018

09/26/2018

  • 12:09am, officers were dispatched to a loud music complaint in the 300 block of John F Kennedy Ave.
  • 8:55am, officers were dispatched to a parking complaint at Missouri and Bridge Street.
  • 9:55am, officers were dispatched to a report of open burning in the 400 block of Cowgill. The resident was burning yard waste and was in compliance with the city ordinance.
  • 11:32am, officers were dispatched to a noise complaint on Locust Street.
  • 12:05pm, officers spoke with a resident at the Police Department in reference to a possible scam.
  • 3:27pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a dog running at large in the 1000 block of Olive Street.
  • 3:58pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a child not returning home from school in the 2600 block of N. Fair Street. The child returned home just prior to the officer's arrival.
  • 4:15pm, officers spoke to a resident at the Police Department in reference to child custody issues.
  • 4:35pm, officers spoke to a resident at the Police Department in reference to possible stolen property.
  • 5:23pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a bicycle missing from the 200 block of Gale Street.
  • 6:47pm, officers were dispatched to a dispute that occurred in the 500 block of W. Mohawk. The incident was determined to be a civil matter.
  • 7:27pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a small child being on the roof of a residence in the 100 block of Webster Street. Officers were advised that a small child had opened a second story window and had gotten on the front porch roof while a parent was asleep in the residence. The reporting party climbed up on the roof and rescued the child. Officers arrested Joel T. Kellison for endangering the welfare of a child and possession of less than 35gm marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Kellison was transported to the Police Department where he was processed and transferred to the Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail. Officers credit the reporting party's quick action in protecting the child from serious injury.
  • 8:02pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a two-vehicle non-injury crash at Third and Locust Street.
  • 9:25pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a juvenile that was out of control in the 1800 block of Bordon Street. The incident was referred to the Livingston County Juvenile Officer.
  • 11:07pm. officers were dispatched to a theft that occurred in the 1200 block of Webster Street.

Officers conducted numerous traffic stops, building checks, and responded to 115 calls for service.

Off. Jeremiah Grider Shift Supervisor
For Release September 25, 2018

September 23, 2018:

  • 02:34 am, officers responded to Highway 190 and Liv 237 to assist Livingston County Sheriff's Department with an arrest. A female suspect was transported by officers to the Police Department.
  • 02:49 am, officers responded to the 200 block of Business 36 Highway for an intoxicated subject. The subject had walked away from the hotel and his wife was worried about his well-being. The male subject later returned to his hotel room.
  • 07:22 am, officers responded to the 100 block of 3rd Street for a panic alarm. The owner of the residents was contacted and verified the accidental trip of the alarm.
  • 09:38 am, officers responded to the 1000 block of Graves Street for a stealing that had occurred. A male and female were taken into custody for stealing. Both were fully processed and transported to the Daviess DeKalb Jail.
  • 10:18 am, officers responded to the 800 block of Business 36 highway for a verbal disturbance. Officers discovered that no disturbance had happened.
  • 11:00 pm, officers responded to the 100 block of Jackson Street for a domestic assault. Officers arrested a male suspect for domestic assault. He was fully processed and transported to the Daviess DeKalb Jail.
  • 11:02 pm, officers responded to the 1200 block of Washington Street for a trespassing. Officers arrived and made the subjects leave the parking lot.

Officers responded to 58 calls for service, numerous traffic stops and building security checks.

September 24, 2018:

  • 02:43 am, officers responded to the 500 block of Jackson Street for a subject receiving threats. Officers determined that the subject had become part of an elaborate scam. He was advised of his options.
  • 07:20 am, officers responded to the 500 block of Webster for an animal complaint. Officers made contact with the owner of the animal and the excessive barking. Officers explained to the owner to attempt to control the dog.
  • 5:20 pm, officers responded to the 2800 block of Grand Drive for a non-injury accident. Officers took a report for the accident and towed on vehicle from the scene due to damage.
  • 10:29 pm, officers responded to the 800 block of Business 36 highway for suspicious activity. Officers made contact with several subjects who had been sitting in the parking lot for several hours. Officers advised subjects if they had no legitimate reason for being at the business they would have to leave.

Officers responded to 91 calls for service, numerous traffic stops, and building security checks.

News Release
Sgt. John Valbracht
09/20/2018

  • 1:27pm, officers were dispatched to an injury crash at the intersection of Springhill and Walnut Street. Officers reported that a vehicle driven by Lloyd Johnson pulled into the path of a motorcycle driven by James Tye. Tye received minor injuries and refused treatment by EMS. Johnson was issued a Municipal Citation for fail to yield the right of way.
  • 3:30pm, officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the 300 block of Jackson Street. The incident was determined to be verbal and no arrests were made.
  • 3:42pm, officers were dispatched to a report of stealing in the 1400 block of Polk Street.
  • 6:04pm, officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the 10 block of Villa. Officers arrested Robert Scheib for domestic assault. Scheib was transported to the Police Department where he was processed and transferred to the Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail.
  • 6:25pm, officers were dispatched to a two-vehicle non-injury accident in the 900 block of Jackson Street. Officers reported that a vehicle driven by Larry Warren was backing and struck a parked vehicle causing minor damage.
  • 8:18pm, officers transported a detainee to the Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail.
  • 11:37pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a male walking in the middle of Washington Street in the 2500 block. Officers located the male and transported him to Hedrick Medical Center for evaluation and treatment.

Officers conducted numerous traffic stops, building checks and responded to 89 calls for service.

09/21/2018

  • 12:23am, officers were dispatched to a commercial burglary alarm in the 400 block of South Washington Street. The building was found to be secure and it was determined to be a false alarm.
  • 4:46am, officers were dispatched to Hedrick Medical Center in reference to a report of a patient walking away from the Emergency Room against medical advice. The male was taken into custody and was transported back to the Emergency Room for evaluation and treatment.
  • 5:40am, officers were dispatched to a report of suspicious activity in the 1000 block of South Washington Street. Officers arrested Jeffrey Carroll for possession of a controlled substance except less than 35gm of marijuana. Carroll was transported to the Police Department where he was processed and transferred to the Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail.
  • 9:25am, officers were dispatched to a report of property damage in the 10 block of Villa.
  • 10:02am, officers were dispatched to a report of a minor two-vehicle non-injury accident at Business 36 and US 65.
  • 3:05pm, officers transported a prisoner to court for arraignment.
  • 6:23pm, officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Garr Field in reference to a report of suspicious activity. Officers arrested Teah Sensenich for unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Sensenich was transported to the Police Department where she was processed and released on a Municipal Citation.

Officers conducted numerous traffic stops, building checks, and responded to 103 calls for service.

News Release
Sgt. John Valbracht
09/18/2018

  • 4:01am, officers were dispatched to a residential burglary alarm in the 500 block of Elmdale Road. The residence was secure and it was determined to be a false alarm.
  • 9:00am to 12:30pm, officers assisted with traffic control moving the Bethel AME Church to its new location near the museum.
  • 10:45am, officers were dispatched to another incident of littering in the 10 block of Brunswick. The suspect has been identified and the investigation is continuing.
  • 11:05am, officers transported a juvenile detainee to a facility of confinement for the Livingston County Juvenile Office.
  • 4:51pm, officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the 1000 block of Frederick. The incident was determined to be verbal and no arrests were made.
  • 5:31pm, officers were dispatched to a commercial burglary alarm in the 600 block of Washington Street. It was determined to be a false alarm.
  • 6:02pm, officers were dispatched to check the well-being of a resident in the 1100 block of Polk Street. The resident was located and was not in need of any assistance.
  • 6:23pm, officers were dispatched to the area of Bryan and Edgewood in reference to a resident discharging grass clippings into the street. The resident was advised that this was prohibited by city ordinance and the resident was advised to clean it up.
  • 9:03pm, officers were dispatched to a report of an illegally parked vehicle in the 1700 block of Morningside Drive. The vehicle had been moved prior to officer's arrival.
  • 9:37pm, officers returned a wallet that had been found in the 600 block of Business 36 Hwy to the owner.

Officers conducted numerous traffic stops, building checks, and responded to 108 calls for service.

News Release
Sgt. John Valbracht
09/16/2018

  • 12:01am, officers were dispatched to a report of the theft of prescription drugs in the 1000 block of South Washington Street. The incident remains under investigation.
  • 10:10am, officers were dispatched to a report of a small unattended child who chased a dog into the street in the 800 block of Easton Street. Officers located the toddler who was only wearing a diaper and was unsupervised. The child was unable to tell officers where he lived. Officers located his residence a short time later. Officers arrested Danika and Keith Rulo for child abuse/neglect. They were transported to the Police Department where they were processed and transported to the Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail. Both are currently being held on a $5,000.00 bond.
  • 2:41pm, officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the 900 block of Dickinson Street. The incident was verbal and no arrests were made.
  • 7:02pm, officers were dispatched to a disturbance in the 300 block of Samuel Street. Officers arrested Agnes Youngs for child abuse. Youngs was transported to the Police Department where she was processed and transferred to the Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail.
  • 8:40pm, officers recovered a bicycle in the 700 block of South Washington Street.

Officers conducted numerous vehicle stops, building checks, and responded to 79 calls for service.

09/17/18

12:59am, officers were dispatched to a disturbance in the 1100 block of Polk Street. The incident was verbal and no arrests were made.

7:04am, officers were dispatched to a report of a parking complaint in the 700 block of Mitchell Ave.

10:18am, officers were dispatched to a report of lost or stolen property from the 300 block of South Washington Street.

12:58pm, officers were dispatched to assist the Livingston County Children's Division on a child abuse/neglect hotline call in the 300 block of JFK Ave. The incident was referred to the Livingston County Children's Division for follow up.

2:26pm, officers assisted the Livingston County Children's Division on a hotline investigation in the 100 block of Crescent Drive.

2:41pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 900 block of Dickinson Street. The incident was verbal and no arrests were made.

4:03pm, officers were dispatched to a report of littering in the 10 block of Brunswick Street. Officers have identified a possible suspect and charges are pending.

4:41pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a child left unattended in a vehicle parked in the 1300 block of Washington Street. Officers located the vehicle and there was no child left in the vehicle.

6:00pm, officers were dispatched to a report of possible child abuse in the 300 block of Webster Street. The Incident has been referred to the Livingston County Children's Division.

6:01pm, officers were dispatched to a report of two large breed dogs running at large and were aggressive in the 600 block of Calhoun Street.

6:17pm, officers recovered a cell phone that a resident brought to the Police Department. The owner of the phone has been identified and efforts are being made to return the phone.

6:36pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a two-vehicle non-injury crash on a private lot in the 1000 block of Graves Street. Officers reported moderate damage to both vehicles.

7:50pm, officers made contact with an underage driver operating a golf cart in the 1500 block of Morningside Drive. Officers cautioned the driver and parents that you are required to have a valid operator's license to operate a golf cart on city streets.

Officers conducted numerous traffic stops, building checks, and responded to 108 calls for service.

News Release
Sgt. John Valbracht
09/13/2018

  • 12:18am, officers were dispatched to a commercial burglary alarm in the 1000 block of S. Washington Street. It was determined to be a malfunction.
  • 12:51am, officers discovered an automobile alarm activated in the 400 block of Clay St. The alarm was accidentally activated.
  • 3:05am, officers were dispatched to a report of a prowler in the 1000 block of Frederick. The prowler was gone upon officer's arrival.
  • 7:20am, officers recovered a gray NEXT Rampage 20" bicycle in the 10 block of Hickory Street.
  • 10:20am, officers were dispatched to assist EMS with a medical call in the 900 block of Bryan St.
  • 10:30am, officers were dispatched to a report of a driver leaving the scene of an accident on a private lot in the 600 block of Business 36 Hwy. The vehicle was last seen turning west onto US 36 Hwy. Caldwell County was notified and located the suspect vehicle a short time later. Officers responded to Hamilton and the driver was issued a citation for leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident.
  • 10:45am, officers were dispatched to a disturbance in the 800 block of Easton Street. The incident was verbal and no arrests were made.
  • 12:17pm, officers were dispatched with the Fire Department to a report of a tractor-trailer unit's back tire being on fire in the 800 block of Thompson Drive.
  • 1:10pm, officers were dispatched to a business in the 1000 block of Graves in reference to a theft. The suspects were gone upon officer's arrival. The two suspects were identified and charges are pending.
  • 3:05pm, officers assisted the Livingston County Children's Division on an investigation in the 1200 block of Green Street.
  • 3:14pm, officers were dispatched to check the well-being of residents in the 1100 block of First Street. The residents were not in need of any assistance.
  • 3:53pm, officers were dispatched to assist the Livingston County Sheriff Department with a report of a plane crash south of Dawn. The Sheriff reported the plane and pilot were located and the pilot was safe a short time later.
  • 4:00pm, officers conducted a funeral escort.
  • 5:35pm, officers were dispatched to the area of Polk and Dickinson St in reference to a 4 wheeler driving at excessive speeds. The 4 wheeler was gone upon officer's arrival.
  • 6:34pm, officers were dispatched to a business in the 700 block of S. Washington Street to check on a male that the family had not heard from in a while and his phone was pinged at the business. Officers were able to make contact with the male who was not in need of assistance. The male was going to contact his family.
  • 11:35pm, officers were dispatched to a residential panic alarm in the 10 block of Third Street. The alarm was accidentally activated.

Officers conducted several traffic enforcement stops, checked several businesses and responded to 102 calls for service.

News Release
Sgt. John Valbracht
09/11/2018

  • 4:48am, officers were dispatched to a report of a suspicious person outside a business in the 1200 block of Washington Street.
  • 6:02am, officers were dispatched to a report of a person loitering at a business in the 1100 block of Walnut. The person was asked to leave and subsequently left without incident.
  • 7:30am, officers were dispatched to a report of littering in the 1200 block of Washington Street.
  • 7:47am, officers observed an illegally parked vehicle in the 1400 block of Polk Street. The owner was contacted and the vehicle was moved.
  • 8:30am, officers conducted a funeral escort.
  • 9:44am, officers were dispatched to a report of suspicious activity in the 400 block of Walnut Street.
  • 10:48am, officers were dispatched to a parking complaint in the 1100 block of Third Street. Contact was made with the vehicle owner and the vehicle was moved.
  • 11:43am, officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of Calhoun Street in reference to a report of possible child abuse.
  • 3:01pm, officers were dispatched to a complaint of an illegally parked vehicle in the 400 block of Wise Street.
  • 3:13pm, officers were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash at Washington and Polk Street. There was no crash located.
  • 3:46pm, officers spoke to a local resident in reference to a property dispute. The matter was determined to be a civil issue.
  • 3:51pm, officers responded to assist the Fire Department with a vehicle fire in the 300 block of Cowgill Street.
  • 4:25pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a stalled vehicle in the 1100 block of Polk Street.
  • 4:41pm, officers were dispatched to a parking complaint in the 300 block of Wise Street.
  • 6:56pm, officers were dispatched to assist a Livingston County Deputy at HMC with a belligerent male that had been arrested and was being medically cleared for confinement.
  • 5:51pm, officers were given an extension cord which had been found by a citizen in the 300 block of Polk St. The item can be claimed at the Police Department.
  • 7:08pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a disturbance in the 1000 block of Business 36.
  • 8:25pm, officers were dispatched to a report of animal neglect at Northwood Terrace and Grandview. Animal control was also dispatched and two German Shepard dogs were taken to the Animal Shelter.
  • 10:55pm, officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the 1000 block of Polk Street. The incident was verbal and no arrests were made.

Officers conducted numerous traffic stops, building checks and responded to 95 calls for service.

9/12/18

  • 12:31am, officers were dispatched to a commercial burglary alarm in the 1000 block of South Washington Street. The alarm was accidentally set off by an employee.
  • 3:26am, officers were dispatched to a residential burglary alarm in the 10 block of Third Street. The alarm was accidentally tripped.
  • 7:37am, officers were dispatched to a report of two dogs constantly barking and disturbing neighbors in the 900 block of Fairlane. The dog's owner was contacted and advised of the complaint.
  • 10:34am, officers provided a motorist assist at Hwy 190 and US 65.
  • 2:23pm, officers were dispatched to a report of suspicious activity in the 600 block of Business 36. Officers made contact with the persons and found everything to be in order.
  • 4:30pm, officers were dispatched to a disturbance in the 1200 block of Sunset. The incident was determined to be a civil landlord/tenant issue.
  • 8:28pm, officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Calhoun Street in reference to a civil issue.
  • 11:20pm, officers were dispatched to check the well-being of a resident in the 500b block of W. Mohawk. The resident was located and was not in need of any assistance.

Officers conducted several traffic enforcement stops, building checks and responded to 122 calls for service.

For Release: 09/11/2018
Contact: Sergeant Curtis Hays, Shift Supervisor
Reference: News Release

Monday, September 10

  • At approximately 5:31 a.m., officers were dispatched to a suspicious person in the 700 block of Clay St. Officers encountered a person who was sleeping in a building without permission. The person understood and left.
  • At approximately 7:29 a.m., officers were dispatched to goats out of a fenced area in the 300 block of W. Bus. 36 Hwy. The owner had the goats put away.
  • At approximately 9:48 a.m., officers were dispatched to a parking complaint in the 800 block of Washington St.
  • At approximately 9:57 a.m., officers were dispatched to a business which was not open at the regular scheduled time in the 500 block of S. Washington St. The reporting person was concerned an employee may need assistance. The manager was contacted and discovered no emergency.
  • At approximately 10:03 a.m., officers conducted an investigation in the 200 block of W. Bus. 36 Hwy.
  • At approximately 10:34 a.m., officers conducted follow-up on an investigation in the 300 block of N. Washington St.
  • At approximately 10:56 a.m., officers conducted follow-up on an investigation in the 400 block of W. Bus. 36 Hwy.
  • At approximately 11:11 a.m., officers were dispatched to a well-being check in the 1000 block of Polk St. The person was found to be okay.
  • At approximately 11:27 a.m., officers took a report of an assault in the 1500 block of Calhoun St. The incident will be forwarded to the Livingston County Juvenile Office.
  • At approximately 12:25 p.m., officers were dispatched to a stalled vehicle at Ryan Ln and Brunswick St. The vehicle was towed by private vehicle.
  • At approximately 1:17 p.m., officers arrested Elizabeth Ann Leatherman for fraudulent use of a credit/debit device in the 1100 block of Walnut St. Leatherman was processed at the Police Department and transported to the Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail pending the filing of formal charges.
  • At approximately 1:22 p.m., officers attended court.
  • At approximately 1:24 p.m., officers were dispatched to a stalled vehicle on N. Washington St. at Coach K Rd. The vehicle was removed from the roadway.
  • At approximately 3:03 p.m., officers assisted Code Enforcement in the 300 block of Mansur St.
  • At approximately 4:06 p.m., officers took a report of a two-vehicle non-injury traffic crash in the 10 block of Mitchell Ave. Larry Dean Saul, Jr. was issued a citation for improper backing.
  • At approximately 6:46 p.m., officers towed an illegally parked vehicle in the 300 block of Webster St.
  • At approximately 6:52 p.m., officers received a call of a possible intoxicated driver traveling south in the 900 block of S. Washington St. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle. However, officers were advised the vehicle was located by a Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper.
  • At approximately 7:52 p.m., officers were dispatched to possible animal neglect in the area of Northwood Ter. and Grandview Ave. With the assistance of the Livingston County Animal Control, officers took possession of the dogs. The investigation is on-going.
  • At approximately 8:02 p.m., officers were dispatched to a vehicle with no taillights traveling toward Chillicothe from the south. Officers were unable to locate.
  • At approximately 8:21 p.m., officers were dispatched to a disturbance in the 600 block of Williams St. A juvenile was transported to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment and evaluation.
  • At approximately 8:39 p.m., officers assisted Animal Control in the 1400 block of S. Mitchell Ave.
  • At approximately 10:15 p.m., officers were dispatched to a possible trespasser in the 1500 block of Hickory Dr. No one was located.

Officers conducted traffic stops, business checks, and responded to 139 calls for service on Monday, September 10, 2018.

News Release
Sgt. John Valbracht
09/08/2018

  • 12:38am, officers responded to a commercial burglary alarm at a business in the 1000 block of Graves Street. The alarm was accidentally set off.

    1:10am, officers assisted the Livingston County Sheriff Department in locating a suspect in a residential burglary east of Chillicothe. The suspect was taken into custody by officers and released to Livingston County Detective Ford.
  • 1:47am, officers were dispatched to a commercial burglary in the 400 block of South Washington Street. The alarm was malfunctioning.
  • 3:33am, officers were dispatched to a residential burglary alarm in the 10 block of Third Street. The alarm was determined to be an accidental activation.
  • 4:50am, officers were dispatched to a report of property damage in the 300 block of E. Bridge Street.
  • 6:07am, officers were dispatched to a business in the 800 block of Business 36 in reference to a follow up on an earlier investigation.
  • 6:53am, officers were dispatched to a parking complaint at a business on Donaldson Drive.
  • 6:50pm, officers assisted a stranded motorist at US 36 and Mitchell Road.
  • 6:55pm, officers were dispatched to Hedrick Medical Center in reference to a patient walking away from the Emergency Room against medical advice. The patient was located by officers and returned to the Emergency Room. Officers then took the patient into protective custody and he was transported to another facility under court order for evaluation and treatment.
  • 7:51pm, officers spoke to a resident at the Police Department in reference to an incident of harassment.
  • 9:03pm, officers were advised of the possible sighting of a female with an active arrest warrant in the 300 block of Calhoun Street. Officers arrested Emily Waterman on a Livingston County Probation/Parole Violation Warrant. Officers reported that another person fled the area on foot and were unable to locate the male. Officers also located drug paraphernalia. Waterman was transported to the Police Department where she was processed and transferred to the Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail. Officers were able to identify the male that fled the area and seeking additional charges. Waterman is being held without bond.

Officers conducted numerous traffic stops, business checks and responded to 93 calls for service.

09/09/18

  • 11:51am, officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Comstock in reference to a report of a person possibly in illegal possession of a firearm. The incident remains under investigation.
  • 3:29pm, officers were dispatched to a report of a life alert alarm activation in the 500 block of Park Lane. Officers made contact and the person was not in need of any assistance.
  • 5:31pm, officers were contacted by Brookfield Police in reference to a vehicle missing from Brookfield possibly being in the 1200 block of Green Street. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the vehicle.
  • 5:59pm, officers were dispatched to a parking complaint at Third and Cherry. The vehicle was gone upon officer's arrival.
  • 6:36pm, officers were dispatched to a report of property damage in the 1500 block of Bryan Street.
  • 8:08pm, officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the 500 block of West Mohawk. The incident was verbal and no arrests were made.
  • Officers also provided assistance with pedestrian traffic on Washington Street throughout the day during the Chautauqua at Simpson Park on Saturday and Sunday.

Officers conducted numerous traffic stops and building checks.

For Release September 5, 2018
Detective Michael Smith


On 09/02/2018, officers attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 300 block of South Washington Street. When the vehicle didn't stop in a business parking lot and continued west on South Street, then south on Graves Street, then back west on Olive Street before stopping for officers, they became suspicious. Officers made contact with a 39-year-old female and her 32-year-old male passenger and learned that the female actually had a suspended driver's license. Officers investigated further into the stop and became suspicious of possible drug activity at which time they requested a K9 respond to the scene.

Upon arrival of Brookfield Police Department K9 and its handler, the K9 alerted to the possible presence of narcotics. A search of the vehicle yielded evidence consistent with the sales of narcotics as well as drug paraphernalia and both individuals were arrested.

During the investigation, Chief, the Detective, and officers learned that the female hides narcotics on her body. Officers advised the female of the allegation to which she denied and refused to cooperate. Officers then applied for and were granted a Livingston County search warrant to retrieve the narcotics from the female's body. With a search warrant in hand, a search of the female (by a female officer) yielded a bag of crystal substance that is consistent with methamphetamine from the female's body. The male and female have since been charged with delivery of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance in Livingston County courts and are held at Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail. We would like to thank Livingston County Judge James Valbracht, Prosecutor Adam Warren, and the Brookfield Police Department for their K9 and Sergeant.

News Release
Sgt. John Valbracht
09/03/2018

  • 6:22am, officers responded to a commercial business alarm in the 500 block of Washington Street. It was determined to be a false alarm.
  • 8:08am, officers were dispatched to a residential burglary alarm in the 10 block of Third Street. The alarm was found to be malfunctioning.
  • 9:08am, officers were dispatched to a report of an illegal burn in the 300 block of Dickinson Street. The fire was extinguished and the property owner was given a warning for the illegal burning.
  • 9:45am, officers were dispatched to a report of suspicious activity around a U-Haul trailer on a parking lot in the 1000 block of Graves Street. The vehicle and persons were gone upon officer's arrival.
  • 9:46am, officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Clay Street in reference to a report of a female with an active arrest warrant being seen in the area. The female was not located.
  • 5:38pm, officers attempted to locate the owner of a vehicle that was stuck in rural Livingston County at the request of a Livingston County Deputy. The person was not located.
  • 5:47pm, officers were dispatched to check the well-being of a male in the 800 block of Dickinson Street. The male was not in need of any assistance.
  • 7:12pm, officers conducted a traffic enforcement stop at Washington and Ann Street. Officers arrested Kevin L. Case for driving while revoked. Case was transported to the Police Department where he was processed and released on a Municipal Citation.
  • 7:23am, a resident turned a debit card into the Police Department that was found at a local ATM. The card will be returned to the bank.
  • 8:21pm, officers responded to the area of Woodward and Gale Street in reference to a female walking in the area that had an active arrest warrant. The female was not located.

Officers conducted several traffic stops, business checks, and responded to 52 calls for service.

News Release
09/02/2018
Off. Jeremiah Grider Shift Supervisor

August 31, 2018:

  • 10:36 am, officers responded to the 1000 block of Graves street for a report of stealing. Heather Dawn Mammen was arrested for stealing from a business and released with a Municipal citation to appear in court.
  • 11:40 am, officers responded to the 600 block of Webster for a scam report. The victim reported that she had been a part of an elaborate scam to give money away. Further investigation is to continue in this case.
  • 12:00 pm, officers responded to the area of Washington Street and Webster Street for an accident. Bruce Stone Lineberry was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. He was given several municipal citations with a court date and released to a sober driver.
  • 1:02 pm, officers responded to the 600 block of Webster Street for a warrant arrest. John Leslie Courtney had turned himself into police for an outstanding Livingston County Warrant. Courtney posted bond and received a new court appearance date.

Officers responded to 101 calls for service, numerous traffic stops and building security checks.

September 1, 2018:

  • 12:00 am, officers responded to the 600 block of Cowgill for suspicious activity. Officers checked a residence where a dog was excessively barking. Neighbors stated the dog has never done that and they were concerned someone maybe in the house that shouldn’t be. Officers checked the residents and did not find anything out of place.
  • 12:48 am, officers responded to the 1200 block of Henry for a possible disturbance. Upon arrival several subjects seem to be visibly upset. I contacted the owner of the business who stated there had been a small argument but that the subject involved had been asked to leave the business.
  • 02:01 am, officers responded to the 500 block of Park lane for a business alarm. Upon arrival officers found it to be a false alarm.
  • 12:26 pm, officers responded to the 300 block of Clay street for a possible disturbance. Upon officers arrival they met with a male and female subject arguing over property. Officers were able to get the two subjects to come to an agreement over the property.
  • 1:30 pm, officers responded to the 2300 block of Thompson Drive for residential alarm. Upon officers arrival they made contact with the home owner and found the alarm to be false.
  • 2:50 pm, officers responded to the 500 block of South Washington Street for a business alarm. Upon arrival officers found the alarm to be false.
  • 2:52 pm, officers responded to the 500 block of Grandview for a possible stealing that may have occurred. Upon offices arrival it was determined that the residence had been burglarized and several items were stolen from the home. Investigation is on-going in this case.
  • 5:37 pm, officers responded to the 900 block of Locust for a civil property dispute. Upon arrival officers were able to get the two subjects involved to come to an agreement over the property.
  • 6:31 pm, officers responded to the 1500 block of Springhill Road for a possible property damage that may have occurred. Upon officers arrival it was determined a vehicle had caused damage to a fence. Officers located the driver and had her return to the area. The owner of the fence and the driver came to a civil agreement about fixing the fence.
  • 8:34 pm, officers responded to the 1300 block of Monroe for someone who was trespassing. Upon arrival officers made contact with a subject who was suffering from a medical condition. He was transported to the Hedrick Medical Center to be evaluated.
  • 8:44 pm, officers responded to the 100 block of 3rd Street for a residential alarm. Upon officers arrival it was determined that the alarm was false.
  • 8:54 pm, officers responded to the 500 block of South Washington Street for a business alarm. Upon officers arrival it was determined the alarm was false.
  • 11:28 pm, officers responded to the 1400 block of Hickory Street for a disturbance. Upon arrival officers made contact with two subjects that had been arguing. Officers were able to have the subjects come to an agreement and the subjects had separated for the evening.

Officers responded to 87 calls for service, numerous traffic stops, and building security checks.

September 2, 2018

  • 12:42 am, officers responded to the 900 block of South Washington for a business alarm. Upon officers arrival it was determined that the alarm was false.
  • 01:08 am, officers responded to the 300 block of Henry Street for a disturbance. Upon arrival it was determined that a patron had been asked to leave the establishment. The owner of the establishment believed this person had called in a false report.
  • 01:43 am, officers responded the 100 block of Elm Street for juveniles out after curfew. The juveniles were released to parents.
  • 02:17 am, officers responded to the 900 block of South Washington for a business alarm. Upon officers arrival it was determined that the alarm was false.
  • 06:38 am, officers responded to the 1300 block of Monroe for a possible assault. Officers spoke with the subjects guardians and determined it would be handled at a later time. Both subjects had a verbal altercation.
  • 03:37 pm, officers responded to the 300 block of East Jackson for a stealing report. The victim stated that someone had stolen several clothing items and a fry cooker from her.
  • 04:14 pm, officers responded to the 1500 block of Springhill Road for a stealing report. Upon arrival officers spoke with the victim who stated Virel Johnson had stolen her vehicle and is intoxicated. Officer’s located the vehicle and arrested Johnson for driving while intoxicated and driving while revoked. He was transported to the Daviess DeKalb Jail where he was placed on a 24 hour hold.
  • 07:49 pm, officers responded to the corner of 3rd and Cherry Street for a non-injury motor vehicle accident. No one was injured in the crash and officers completed a report.
  • 08:04 pm, officers responded to the 200 block of Clay Street, for a fireworks violation. Subjects were advised of the city ordinance and agreed not to shoot the fireworks.
  • 10:17 pm, officers arrested Jeffery Kenneth Gilgour and Geri Nel Newsome for possession of a control substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Officers responded to 79 calls for service, numerous traffic stops, and building security checks.

Chief Jon Maples
Special News Release
08/31/2018

On August 29, 2018, officers of the Chillicothe Police Department began a drug investigation. Officers conducted a vehicle stop, and after further investigation, arrested a 52-year-old Chillicothe man for possession of a controlled substance. As part of this investigation, on August 30 2018, at 12:00 PM, officers of the Chillicothe Police Department served a Livingston County search warrant in the 300 block of West Business 36 in Chillicothe. As a result of the search warrant and subsequent investigation, officers arrested a 37-year-old woman, a 34-year-old woman, 36-year-old male, and a 37-year-old male all of Chillicothe. They have all since been charged in the Livingston County Associate Court. All are in custody at the Daviess/DeKalb County Regional Jail in lieu of bond. We would like to thank the Livingston County Associate Judge James Valbracht and Livingston County Prosecuting Attorney Adam Warren for their assistance. Results such as this come from hard work and dedication from your Chillicothe Police Department. We would also like to thank the citizens for reporting suspicious activity when they see it. Teamwork and a partnership with the community truly help make Chillicothe a safer place to live. I want to commend our officers for working hard and caring for their community. Their efforts do not go unrecognized by the members of our community as well as myself.

Special Press Release
Police Chief Jon Maples #19
May 24, 2018

On May 22 at approximately 2130 hours, the Detective and officers of the Chillicothe Police Department were attempting to locate a wanted individual in the 100 block Herriford Street. Upon officers making contact with the occupants of the home, they were alerted to evidence of drug use. Officers secured the residence; and at the request of the homeowner, a Livingston County search warrant was applied for and granted. At approximately 2330 hours, officers of the Police Department and Deputies of the Livingston County Sheriff's Department (including K9 Zaki) executed that search warrant on the home. The search warrant yielded in the seizure of numerous pieces of drug paraphernalia, a substantial amount of methamphetamine, multiple firearms, and an abundance of ammunition. As a result, officers arrested 29-year-old Phillip D. Earley for two counts of delivery of a controlled substance and one count of possession of a controlled substance, 23-year-old Shannon M. Hamilton for one count of possession of a controlled substance, and 26-year-old Dalton G. Case for one count of possession of a controlled substance, and one count of unlawful use of a weapon while in possession of a controlled substance. The three individuals have been charged in Livingston County with Earley having a $25,000.00 cash only bond, Case having a $15,000 cash only bond, and Hamilton having a $5,000.00 cash only bond. Early the next morning, officers responded to the 1000 block of Elm Street in reference to drug activity. After further investigation, they arrested 38-year-old Shay Mace and 36-year-old Matthew Lee for drug possession and use as well. Both were later charged in the Livingston County Courts.

Officers of the Police Department were extremely busy the night of May 22 and morning of May 23. At one point, we had 6 people in custody at the police department.

The Chillicothe Police Department staff works hard to keep our amazing community free of drugs and illegal activity. We do not want our citizens to have to deal with issues such as this. I am proud of our staff and their continuous efforts in keeping our community safe.

Participants in the Law Enforcement Torch Run made their way through Chillicothe beginning at Simpson Park and ending at the Chillicothe Fire Department. The torch run is a campaign to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics Missouri. The annual event began in 1986 as a 30-mile run and is now an 11-day relay covering more than 950 miles with more than 3,000 runners. It originates in more than 40 locations and culminates in Springfield, MO, the site of the State Summer Games which take place June 1-3. This year represents the 32nd year that Missouri law enforcement officers have supported SOMO. Special Olympics Missouri offers 21 sports for individuals to practice and compete in, each of which are grouped in competition divisions according to ability level, age and gender. C-T Photo / Catherine Stortz Ripley 05 24 18

For Release: 05/08/18
Police Chief Jon Maples

This morning (May 8) the Chillicothe Police Department has been extremely busy. Chief, detective, and staff were called in because of a wanted individual investigation. While the detective was applying for a search warrant, officers were setting on the residence. The Chief responded to a trespassing call and arrested a 20-year-old female. She was later released pending a court appearance. Officers and the detective then responded to a domestic assault in the 200 block of Business Highway 36 where they arrested a male for domestic assault and a female on an active arrest warrant out of the State of Florida.

While there were two individuals in custody, officers met with Livingston County Deputy Mueller and K-9 Zaki. We were granted the Livingston County Search Warrant by the Judge and Prosecutor Adam Warren to search for the wanted individual. At approximately 0930 hours, officers of the Police Department along with Deputy Mueller and Zaki served the Livingston County search warrant in the 500 block of Mohawk Drive. Officers announced the search warrant several times without compliance. When the Deputy announced that the Livingston County K-9 Zaki was going to be released, the residents changed their minds and decided to comply with officer's requests. We arrested 29-year-old Thomas William Gamble on an active Livingston County arrest warrant and an active Carroll County arrest warrant. We also arrested two females for hindering the arrest of Mr. Gamble.

By 10:00 A.M. today (May 8) officers had arrested six people for various misdemeanor and felony charges. We do this to keep our community clean and safe.

POLICE IN ACTION PROGRAM

Chillicothe Police Department Creates New Police in Action Program - The Chillicothe Police Department believes it is very important to have a working relationship with the public. We believe that interacting with the public will create a trusting relationship and also assist in keeping the community safe. We will be hosting different events where police officers of the Chillicothe Police Department will interact with the public. We will call this new program "Police in Action." The plan for Police in Action is to hold events throughout the year interacting with the community, such as presentations, safety events, sporting events, and youth events. Our first Police in Action event will be teaming with recovering drug addicts. Police in Action will team with recovering drug addicts bringing presentations throughout Chillicothe to assist in cleaning up our community. Our first presentation will be for the Lifepoint Church youth group on February 17, 2016. Our focus of this presentation will be to inform the youth of what the Chillicothe Police Department stands for and what we want to accomplish. We want the youth to hear the testimonies of the recovering drug addicts and the impact that drugs have had on their lives.

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Chillicothe Missouri Police Department
613 Walnut Street
Chillicothe, MO  64601
660-646-2121
Toll Free: 1-877-646-2185
Chief
Jon C. Maples
E-9-1-1 Coordinator Cindy Hanavan

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