This afternoon (March 17), the Crawford County Sheriff's office announced new policies and procedures that have been implemented at both the sheriff's office and Crawford County Jail. The following was released by Sheriff Darin Layman:
Crawford County News
While the Crawford County Courthouse remains open, special measures are now in place to safeguard against transmission of the coronavirus.
In response to the current pandemic, the following notice has been posted at the Crawford County courthouse:
A Leasburg man has been charged with felony burglary and stealing as a result of investigation into thefts at Steelville High School on February 29. Crawford County Sheriff Darin Layman reported he has also been implicated in five other burglaries—four in the county’s jurisdiction, and one in Cuba’s.
Brickey Bridge has reopened following the completion of a project to replace the crossing. The bridge over Huzzah Creek on Westover Road was closed for work at the beginning of December 2019 and was completed on February 28. The replacement bridge was designed to improve public safety, as well as habitat for fish and other aquatic organisms.
The Crawford County Sheriff's Office will be joining with statewide law enforcement from March 15-31 for a high-visibility youth seat belt enforcement campaign to help increase seat belt use among teens and reduce motor vehicle crash fatalities. Seat belt use is the single most effective way to protect people and reduce fatalities in motor vehicle crashes.