Two Taken To Missouri Department of Corrections

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department transported two more to the Missouri Department of Corrections, following sentencing.  Sheriff Steve Cox says 61-year-old Virel Johnson of Chillicothe was sentenced to a CODS treatment program on a conviction for a probation violation on a charge of DWI. 34-year-old Aaron Hecker of Chillicothe was sentenced to 19 years in prison.  That includes 15 years […]

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Four Taken To The Department of Corrections

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department transported four people to the Missouri Department of Corrections Friday.  Sheriff Steve Cox says 44 year old Jacquelyn Wilkerson of Breckenridge was sentenced to a CODS program on a probation violation for a conviction for possession of a controlled substance. Three were sentenced to prison time.  They include: 26 year old Landie England of Chillicothe […]

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Prisoners Helping City Parks

You’ve likely seen them around Chillicothe in their prison uniforms. Prisoners from the Chillicothe Correctional Center watering plants and picking up trash downtown, or working in city parks. City Administrator Darin Chappell says they are a big help, especially in the parks department where Parks Director Josh Norris has just three full time employees for all of the city parks. […]

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Several Headed To Prison Following Court Appearances

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department transported several local detainees to the Missouri Department of Corrections following court appearances for sentencing to prison time or treatment programs. Last week, deputies transported five to St. Joseph.  They include: 30-year-old RJ Cox of Chillicothe, 2 years for Stealing 49-year-old Lloyd Swift of Chillicothe, 4 years and ITP program for Assault. 42-year-old Joel Kellison […]

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Five Headed To Prison Or Treatment

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department recently transported five people to the Missouri Department of Corrections, following court appearances.  Sheriff Steve Cox says these people will begin serving their sentence or attend required treatment programs.  The five transported include: 53 year old Jerald Barrer of Trenton sentenced to 3 years on Possession of a Controlled Substance. 38 year old Michael Stoddard […]

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Five Headed to Prison

Three women and two men are headed to the Missouri Department of Corrections following court appearance. Sheriff Steve Cox says the women headed to the Vandalia Prison include: 34 year old Lena Williams of Chillicothe, sentence to 4 years for Possession Controlled Substance. 30 year old Cynthia R. Periman of Utica, sentenced to 3 years for Driving While License Suspended. […]

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Department Of Corrections Supporting Consolidation

The announcement by Governor Mike Parson this week of plans to close the Cross Roads Correction Center in Cameron has been met with acceptance by the Missouri Department of Corrections.  In a press release, the Director of Communications for the Corrections Department, Karen Pojmann, says “The department plans to consolidate Crossroads Correctional Center and Western Missouri Correctional Center. The plan […]

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Ten Headed To Prison

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department transported 10 people to the Missouri Department of Corrections following court appearances.  The list includes: 40 year old Athena R. Dawe of Kansas City sentenced to 3 years for Forgery. 28 year old Renee Korona of Chillicothe sentenced to 2 years for Possession Controlled Substance. 40 year old Geri Newsom of Independence, sentenced to 6 […]

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Chillicothe Correction Center Goes Back To School

In 2018, The staff and offenders at the Chillicothe Correction Center went to school.  The Missouri Department of Corrections says one of the top 18 things done in the year 2018 was expanding the education opportunities.  Through a new partnership with Rockhurst University, staff and offenders at Chillicothe Correctional Center are taking free college courses taught by Rockhurst professors. Launched […]

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