No Dog Days For Zaki

Dog Days – a period of stagnation or inactivity.  That certainly does not describe the activity for Livingston County Sheriff’s Department K9 Zaki over a recent 24 hour period. Sheriff Steve Cox says in that time frame, Zaki and handler Deputy Leadbetter helped deputies in their own department, were called to assist the Chillicothe Police Department, Missouri Highway Patrol and […]

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Livingston County K9 Zaki Makes An Impact

In 2016, the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department, with the assistance of local citizens and businesses acquired a dual purpose K9 – Zaki, who has become a valuable part of the department.  Zaki has had two handlers already, former Deputy Chris Mueller and current Deputy, Nicholas Leadbetter, and Zaki has become a valued part of the department.  Sheriff Steve Cox, as […]

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Trenton Schools Request Drug Search

The Livingston County K-9, Zaki was called into action in Trenton Tuesday morning.  The Trenton Police Department, at the request of the Trenton R-IX School District, and with the assistance of Livingston County Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter and K9 Zaki, conducted a search for illegal narcotics at the Trenton High School and Trenton Middle School.  The report from the Trenton Police […]

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Zaki Injured In The Line Of Duty

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office K9, Zaki, was injured earlier this month in the line of duty.  Sheriff Steve Cox says Deputy Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki were summoned to assist the Chillicothe Police with a man who was reportedly wanted on Federal Arrest Warrants and allegedly in Possession of a Stolen Vehicle. The suspect was located he was not compliant […]

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Fugitive Eludes Authorities

The subject of a search conducted by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department and Missouri Highway Patrol remains at large.  Sheriff Steve Cox says the two agencies and their K9, Zaki, searched an area near LIV 432 and 433, where a fugitive fled on foot. Sheriff Cox says the person may have been picked up by a friend. The investigation continues.

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K-9 Zaka Earns His Play Thursday

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department Police Dog Zaki earned his keep on Thursday. Chillicothe Police report an officer made a traffic stop of a vehicle in the 800 block of West Business 36 and requested Livingston County K-9 Zaki. The police dog alerted on the vehicle and a search found drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. The driver was cited for […]

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K-9 unit nabs Car Theft Suspect

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department tracked down an alleged stolen vehicle on Wednesday. Sheriff Steve Cox stated a work vehicle filled with tools was stolen from a Chillicothe location. The Sheriff’s Department assisted the Chillicothe Police Department in the case. The Missouri Highway Patrol saw the vehicle in the western part of the county. The Sheriff Departments officers and K-9 […]

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LCSD K-9 Unit Kept Busy

The K-9 unit of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department has been busy recently with a number of investigations. The K-9 Unit with Zaki assisted the Carroll County Sheriff Deputy on a vehicle stop. Zaki gave indication of an order of drugs present which led to finding numerous prescriptions to other people, some unidentified prescriptions with labels removed and Marijuana. A […]

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