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Illinois State Police Officer Injured Executing Warrant

Downers Grove, IL – Illinois State Police (ISP) officials announce injury to ISP officer, which occurred on August 15, 2019, at approximately 6:30 p.m. in Wheeling, Illinois (Cook County).

 

At approximately 6:30 p.m., ISP Officers responded to a residence in Wheeling, IL (Cook County) to execute an arrest/search warrant for a subject wanted for Forcible Detention (Class 2 Felony), Aggravated Assault to a Police Officer (Class 4 Felony), and Aggravated Unlawful Restraint (Class 3 Felony) stemming from an ISP traffic stop which occurred on I-294 at approximately 1:30 a.m. on August 15, 2019. During the execution of the warrant, shots were fired from within the residence, and an ISP Officer was shot. The officer was transported to a local area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The officer is a five year veteran of the ISP, and is 32 years old. A suspect has been taken into custody, and is currently being detained pending formal charges.

 

“The men and women of the Illinois State Police again and again display bravery simply by doing the job they’ve sworn to do. This officer, and all first responders who responded today, showed uncommon valor in what is becoming an all too common situation. The officer and his family will be in our hearts during his recovery,” stated ISP Acting Director Brendan F. Kelly.

 

 

The investigation is open and ongoing and no further information is being disseminated at this time.

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Schuyler County Sheriff's Report

Schuyler Co Sheriff Bill Redshaw reports the following action in Schuyler Co for the week of Aug 5-Aug 12 

On 8/5/2019 

A juvenile of Rushville was cited for Speeding 47mph in a 35mph zone in Frederick 

 

On 8/7/2019 

Amanda Wilkinson of Jacksonville was arrested by a Schuyler Co Deputy on a Schuyler Co warrant with a bond of $300.00. Wilkinson posted bail and was released 

 

On 8/9/2019 

Jose Angel Rivera was arrested by a Schuyler Co Deputy on a Schuyler Co Warrant with a $300.00 bond, Rivera remains lodged in the Schuyler Co Jail 

 

On 8/10/2019 

Mary Howard of Macomb was cited for Speeding 74mph in a 55mph zone 

 

Randall Betz Jr. of Riverton was cited for Speeding 85mph in a 55mph zone 

 

Richard Mitok of Mackinaw was cited for Operating an Uninsured Vehicle 

 

A juvenile of Beardstown was cited for Speeding 78mph in a 55mph zone 

 

A juvenile of Chicago was cited for Failure to Secure a Child in a Child Restraint under age 8, Speeding 86mph in a 55mph zone & Operating an Uninsured Vehicle 

 

On 8/11/2019 

Ariel Mehochko of Quincy was cited for Speeding 76mph in a 55mph zone 

 

Tisungeni Kwalira of Lynwood, WA was cited for Speeding 72mph in a 55mph zone 

 

On 8/12/2019 

A juvenile of Prairie City was cited for Speeding 60mph in a 35mph zone 

 

2 deer/vehicle accidents were reported and handled 

 

9 Verbal Warnings issued 

 

1 Animal complaint reported and handled 

 

1 Motorist Assist 

 

Assisted other agencies on 5 occassions 

 

48 Business and Personal property checks were conducted 

 

Schuyler Co Jail housed an average daily inmate count of 19 

 

Schuyler Co Deputy’s patrolled approximately 2106 miles 

 

2 Warrants were executed 

 

12 Summons were served 

 

Schuyler/Industry schools will be back in sessions Thursday Aug 15. Please watch kids crossing the streets, they are excited to get to school and may not watch for vehicles. Allow extra time for your commute to drive slow in school zones and remember NO CELL PHONE usage while driving. 

 

All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law 

 

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Hancock County Sheriffs Report

Hancock County Sheriff Scott Bentzinger reports the following arrests for the week of August 5th, 2019 

through August 11, 2019 

 

08/06/19 

Jaley D Bush, age 22, of Hamilton, IL was arrested and charged with Criminal Trespass to Property. Bush was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

Sophia M Gregory, age 20, of Hamilton, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging her with Petition to Revoke or Modify Sentence on original charge Probation Violation Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Gregory remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting her next court appearance. 

 

William F Dees, age 29, of Quincy, IL was arrested and charged with Domestic Battery Dees remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of Bail awaiting his next court appearance. 

 

Joshua A Miller, age 42, of Warsaw, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Driving While License Suspended. Miller was also arrested on an Adams County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Unlicensed, No Valid Registration and No Insurance. Miller was released after posting the required bond and given a future court 

date. 

 

Cheyenne J Stone, age 37, of WoodHull, NY was arrested and charged with Possession of Methamphetamine. Stone remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail 

awaiting his next court appearance. 
 

08/07/19 

Dalton W Branham, age 26, of Warsaw, IL was arrested on a Hancock Count Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Criminal Damage to Property, Leaving the Scene and Driving While License Revoked. Branham was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

Guy W Daniels, age 46, of Keokuk, IA was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Driving While License Suspended. Daniels was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

James A Son, age 34, of Carthage, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Speeding and Reckless Driving. Son was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

Andrea L Blint, age 35, of Niota, IL was arrested and charged with Driving While License Suspended, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Paraphernalia, and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Blint was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

08/09/19 

Richard W Mattix, age 42, of Keokuk, IA was arrested and charged with Domestic Battery. Mattix remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his next court appearance. 

 

08/10/19 

Shawn W Hilton, age 45, of Colchester, IL was arrested on a McDonough County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of 

Traffic Offense. Hilton was released to McDonough County Authorities. 

 

Thomas L Brown, age 45, of Carthage, IL was arrested and charged with Obstructing Justice and Resisting a Peace Officer. Brown was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

Stuart T Kolleck, age 31. of Carthage. IL was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. Kolleck remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his next court appearance.

 

08/11/19 

Keith A Graham, age 57, of Warsaw, IL was arrested on an Adams County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Operating an Uninsured Vehicle and Driving While License Revoked. Graham remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his extradition to Adams County, 

 

Samuel S.W. Davis, age 20, of Hamilton, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Unlawful Consumption of Alcohol. Davis remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his next court appearance. 

 

ALL SUBJECTS ARE CONSIDERED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN A COURT OF LAW

 

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Fulton County Sheriffs Report

TICKETS

 

8/2/19

David S Fields

Canton

Operating Uninsured Vehicle

 

8/3/19

Nikki I Danner

Table Grove

Operating Uninsured Vehicle

 

Justin B Reynolds

Hillsdale

Speeding

 

8/4/19
Darren R Rogers II

Altoona

Speeding

 

Brandon R Spahn

Canton

Disobeyed Stop Sign, Operating Uninsured Vehicle

 

8/6/19

Donnie L Werry

Lewistown

Operating Uninsured Vehicle

 

8/9/19

Joshua Townsel

LaSalle

Speeding
 

ARRESTS

 

8/4/19

Brian G Lasswell, 46

Lewistown

Aggravated Domestic Battery

 

8/7/19

Chad E Wright, 37

Cuba

Theft

 

Katlyn M Miller, 20

Lacon

Possession of Controlled Substance, Illegal Possession of Ammunition

 

8/7/19

Brian K Brown, 53

Canton

Violate Sex Offender Registration



 

ANYONE ARRESTED IS PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN COURT



 



 

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Office Of Public Safety Report

The crime log incidents posted may not match the crime statistics as reported in the Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report per the federal Clery Act, as the crime log is compiled using the Illinois Crimes Code and the crime statistics are required by law to be compiled using the Federal Uniformed Crime Reporting definitions.

According to federal law, an institution may withhold any of the required fields of entry, e.g. the nature, date, time, location and/or disposition, if any of the following conditions apply. Disclosure is prohibited: by law; would jeopardize the confidentiality of the victim; would jeopardize an ongoing criminal investigation or the safety of an individual; would cause a suspect to flee or evade detection; or would result in the destruction of evidence.

On Aug. 6 at 8:26 p.m. a student reported the theft of an Apple MacBook Pro, valued at $1,000, from his room in Corbin Hall between July 31-Aug. 3. The incident is under investigation.

 

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Schuyler County Sheriff's Report

Schuyler Co Sheriff Bill Redshaw reports the following action in Schuyler Co for the week of July 29-Aug 5 

 

On 7/29/2019 

Leon Peck of Chicago posted $500.00 bond on a Schuyler Co Warrant in Adams Co 

 

On 7/30/2019 

Joshua Babbitt of Canton was cited for Obstructing Identification& Resisting or Obstructing a Peace Officer 

 

Kelli Thurman of Rushville was cited for Battery 

 

Brandon Crenshaw of Browning was cited for Domestic Battery 

 

On 8/1/2019 

Gabriel Canales of Danville, IL was driving a 2018 Ford Transit and pulled out in front of Louis Meyer of Jacksonville who was driving a 2020 Dodge Pickup. Canales was travelling Westbound on Old Macomb Road, crossing US ST 67 towards Camden Blacktop. Meyer was travelling Northbound on US RT 67. Canales was issued Failure to Yield. 

 

On 8/2/2019 

Kris Rhoades of Versailles posted $300.00 bond on a Pike Co Warrant. 

 

Shandi Palmer of Beardstown posted $300.00 bond on a Schuyler Co Warrant 

 

On 8/3/2019 

George Johnson of Fowler was cited for Speeding 73mph in a 55mph zone 

 

Laura Olivas of Galesburg was cited for Operating an Uninsured Vehicle 

 

On 8/4/2019 

Benjamin Ivie of Herculaneum, MO was cited for Speeding 77mph in a 55mph zone 

 

Abraham Olivas of Beardstown was cited for Possession of Cannabis & No Valid Registration 

 

2 Deer/Vehicle Accidents were reported and handled 

 

6 Verbal Warnings given 

 

5 Animal Complaints were reported and handled 

 

Assisted Other Agencies on 2 occasions 

 

3 Motorist Assist 

 

38 Business and Personal Property checks were conducted

 

3 Warrants were executed 

 

3 Summons were served 

 

Schuyler Co Jail housed a daily inmate average of 22 inmates 

 

Schuyler Co Deputy’s patrolled a total of 2083 miles 

 

All subjects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

 

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ISP Traffic Crash Report

On Saturday, July 27th, the Illinois State Police District 14 released a traffic crash alert of two vehicles on Illinois Route 95 around 11 o’clock on a clear night in Mount Township. 

James G. Waters (49) of Adair, IL was driving a 2003 Dodge Ram southbound on the CR2250 E when he failed to stop at the intersection at IL Rt 95. Waters disobeyed the stop sign, causing him to crash into a 2015 Chrysler 200 near the intersection. 

Jesse A. Hamm (25) of St. David, IL and his passengers, Kelsey A. Hamm (21) of Bardolph, IL and Cynthia M. Payne (46) of Bushnell, were victims of this collision. Hamm and his passenger were taken to McDonough District Hospital, but did not sustain critical injuries. Waters was flown from the accident by Life Flight with serious injuries after being stuck on the driver’s side as Hamm traveled west on IL Rt 95. 

The McDonough County Sheriff’s Office, Bushnell Police and Fire Departments, Life Flight, Lifeguard, Smithfield Fire Department, and Cass Putnam Fire Department were all on the scene of the accident.

 

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Office Of Public Safety Report

The crime log incidents posted may not match the crime statistics as reported in the Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report per the federal Clery Act, as the crime log is compiled using the Illinois Crimes Code and the crime statistics are required by law to be compiled using the Federal Uniformed Crime Reporting definitions.

According to federal law, an institution may withhold any of the required fields of entry, e.g. the nature, date, time, location and/or disposition, if any of the following conditions apply. Disclosure is prohibited: by law; would jeopardize the confidentiality of the victim; would jeopardize an ongoing criminal investigation or the safety of an individual; would cause a suspect to flee or evade detection; or would result in the destruction of evidence.

On July 26 at 8:29 a.m. OPS and the Macomb Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in Lincoln Hall. No smoke or fire were found and no injuries were reported.

On July 28 at 2 a.m. non-student Dionte Wright, 23, of Champaign, IL, was arrested in the 400 block of North McArthur Street for obstruction of identification. He was lodged in the McDonough County Jail at 2:41 a.m. pending bond.

 

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ISP DISTRICT 14 ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF HOLIDAY ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECKS

Macomb, IL –Illinois State Police (ISP) District 14 conducted Roadside Safety Checks in District 14 over Memorial Day weekend and Independence Day weekend. These details are designed to detect and remove impaired drivers, as well as drivers who do not possess a valid driver’s license. 

During these details District 14 Troopers wrote 25 citations and 54 written warnings for various traffic offenses. This included one DUI arrest, three arrests for driving while revoked, one citation for illegal transportation of alcohol and two citations for failure to secure a child in a seatbelt. Additionally 16 drug arrests were made, including multiple charges of possession of methamphetamine.

 

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Hancock County Sheriffs Report

Hancock County Sheriff Scott Bentzinger reports the following arrests for the week of July 22nd, 2019 

through July 28th, 2019 

 

07/22/19 

Travis L Watkins, age 39, of Loraine, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay Attempted Burglary and Unauthorized Removal of a Survey Marker. Watkins was also arrested on an Adams County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges 

Theft. Watkins was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

Michael E Davis, age 41, of Hamilton, IL was arrested on an Adams County Warrant charging him with Violent Offender Against Youth Registration Violation. Davis was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

07/23/19 

Randy G Price, age 59, of Hamilton, IL was arrested and charged with Driving While License Suspended. Price was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

07/24/19 

Michelle L McEntee, age 38, of Dallas City, IL was arrested and charged with Driving While License Suspended. McEntee was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

Stephen A Camp, age 59, of Niota, IL was arrested and charged with Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm. Camp was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

Victor A Ruiz, age 46, of Bowling Green, KY was arrested and charged with Driving While License Suspended. Ruiz was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

Joshua C Corcoran, age 38, of Galesburg, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Driving While License Revoked. Corcoran was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

Robert Britton JR, age52, of Carbondale, IL was arrested on a McDonough County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Driving While License Revoked. Britton was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

Lana J Brewer, age 42, of Stronghurst, IL was arrested on a Warren County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Reckless Driving. Brewer was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

07/26/19 

Victor A Aragona, age 48, of Carthage, IL was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct. Aragona was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

Jeremiah J Young, age 43, of Niota, IL was arrested and charged with Domestic Battery. Young remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his next court appearance. 

Jay A Mitchell, age 40, of Burlington, IA was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear /Failure to Pay on original charges of Driving While License Suspended. Mitchell was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

07/27/19 

Jamie L Bowman, age 42, of Rushville, IL was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. Bowman was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

07/28/19 

Ross E Smith, age 35, of Bowen, IL was arrested for Driving While License Revoked. Smith was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

ALL SUBJECTS ARE CONSIDERED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN A COURT OF LAW.

 

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Schuyler County Sheriff's Report

Schuyler Co Sheriff Bill Redshaw reports the following action in Schuyler Co for the week of July 23-July 29 

 

On Friday July 5, 2019 at approximately 7:10pm an altercation between a male and female occurred by the high school football field. If you have any information regarding the altercation or was a witness please contact the Schuyler Co Sheriff Office at 217-322-4366 

 

On 7/23/2019 

Alvin T Miller of Browning was involved in an accident. Miller was driving a 2006 Honda ATV northbound on Bader Road in the southbound lane. Kenneth Kennedy of Astoria was driving a 2006 Chevy Van and was travelling south on Bader Road in the southbound lane. The 2 vehicles meet on a corner and Miller hit head on with Kennedy. Miller died as a result of his injuries. 

 

Jacqueline Crow of Rushville was cited for Domestic Battery & Resisting a Peace Officer 

Shannon Coultas of Frederick was arrested by Schuyler Co Deputy on a Fulton County warrant with a $5,000.00 bond, Coultas was transported to Fulton Co Jail. 

 

On 7/27/2019 

Jared Childers of Rushville was cited for Stalking 

 

On 7/28/2019 

Dennis McBride Jr of Oquawka was cited for Speeding 76mph in a 55mph zone 

 

Cheryl Frank of Rushville was cited for Forgery, Theft Under $500.00, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia & Possession of Meth Under 5 grams 

 

On 7/29/2019 

Jared Childers of Rushville was cited for Disorderly Conduct 

 

Leon Peck of Chicago was arrested by Adams County Deputy’s on a Schuyler Co Warrant with a $5,000.00 bond. Peck posted bond in Adams County and was released 

 

7 Verbal Warnings 

 

Assisted other Agencies on 3 occasions 

 

3 Motorist Assist 

 

2 Animal complaints were reported and handled 

 

41 Business & Personal Property checks were conducted 

 

2 Warrants were executed 

 

1 Order of Protection was served 

 

4 Summons were served 

 

1 Mittimus was served 

 

3 Subpoenas were served 

 

2 deer/vehicle accidents were reported and handled 

 

Schuyler Co Jail housed a daily average of 18 inmates 

 

All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

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Schuyler County Sheriff's Report

Schuyler Co Sheriff Bill Redshaw reports the following action in Schuyler Co for the week of July 15-July 23 

 

On 7/15/2019 

Tracy Brandon of Mt. Sterling was driving a 2000 Chevy and was travelling east on Sand Ridge Rd when the driver side rear tire came off and came to a stop in the roadway. A juvenile of Mt. Sterling was driving 1993 Dodge and collided with Brandon in the rear of the vehicle. 

 

Joseph Sprague was arrested on a $25,000.00 Schuyler Co Warrant and lodged in the Schuyler Co Jail. 

 

On 7/16/2019 

Abigail Flannigan of Rushville was cited for Speeding 80mph in a 55mph zone 

 

On 7/17/2019 

Rico Marcos of Monmouth of was cited for Operating an Uninsured Vehicle 

Eugene King was arrested by Morgan Co on a $3000.00 Schuyler Co Warrant. King bonded and was released 

 

On 7/18/2019

Rebecca Berto ux of Rushville was cited for Disobeying a Stop Sign 

 

Michael Gelsinger of Fort Madison, IA was cited for Speeding 70mph in a 55mph zone 

 

Chad Karch of Quincy was cited for Speeding 81mph in a 55mph zone 

 

Gustave Mukanda of Rushville was cited for Speeding 79mph in a 55mph zone 

 

Bo Dawson of Ashland was cited for Tinted Windows 2% 

 

Mark Miles was arrested on a $3000.00 Schuyler Co Warrant in St. Clair Co, Miles bonded and was released 

 

On 7/19/2019 

Jason Castro of Elgin was cited for Speeding 75mph in a 55mph zone 

 

On 7/20/2019 

Morgan Ray of Rushville was driving a 2017 Hyundai and rear-ended Rodge Heaton of Vermont who was driving a 2012 KIA. Heaton slowed due to an animal in the roadway. 

 

On 7/21/2019 

Kelsey Harper of Mendon was cited for Speeding 71mph in a 55mph zone 

 

Ryan Large of Rushville was cited for Driving on Right Side of Roadway 

 

Esmeralda Figueroa of Beardstown was cited for Speeding 76mph in a 55mph zone. 

 

Ryan Large of Rushville was driving a 2003 Volkswagon and was turning North onto Kinderhook Rd. Large was driving on the wrong side of the roadway. Mary Richardson of Browning was driving a 2016 Chevy and came around the corner, slowed and hit Large in the driver rear quarter panel and Large steered right trying to avoid a head on collision. 

 

7/22/2019 

Tammy Schoch of Quincy was cited for Speeding 71mph in a 55mph zone 

 

Sharon Shields of O’Fallon, MO was cited for Speeding 78mph in a 55mph zone 

 

Heather Irwin reported a theft of her car battery, battery box, a debit card and an ID badge from her vehicle. The vehicle was parked at Sugar Creek Rd and RT 67 Jct. This is under investigation, if you have any information please contact our office. 

 

Dinara Lewis was arrested by Deputy Ward on a McDonough warrant. Bond is $5000.00, Lewis was transferred to McDonough Co 

 

Stephen Palmer was arrested by Cass Co on a Schuyler Co warrant with a $7500.00 bond. Palmer was lodged in the Schuyler Co Jail 

 

4 vehicle/deer accidents were reported and handled

 

9 verbal warnings were given 

 

3 Animal Complaints were reported and handled 

 

Assisted other agencies on 2 occasions 

 

2 Motorist Assists 

 

1 Summons was served 

 

43 Personal Property and Business checks were conducted 

 

Schuyler Co Deputies patrolled 2093 miles 

 

Schuyler Co Jail housed a daily inmate average of 18 

 

All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 

 

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Hancock County Sheriffs Report

Hancock County Sheriff Scott Bentzinger reports the following arrest for the week of July 15th, 2019 

through July 21st, 2019 

 

07/16/19 

Logan G Meyers, age 20, of Keokuk, IA was arrested and charged with Driving While License Suspended. Meyers was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

Jonah R Moulton, age 40, of Macomb, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Operating an Uninsured Vehicle. Moulton was also arrested on an Adams County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Theft, Improper Use of Registration, and Operating Uninsured Vehicle. Moulton was released to Adams County Authorities. 

 

 

07/17/19 

Joshua W Milligan, age 27, of Fort Madison, IA was arrested and charged with No Insurance, No Valid Registration, and No Valid Driver's License. Milligan was released on his own recognizance and given a future court date. 

 

Ruth C Silk, age 59, of Fort Madison, IA was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. Silk was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

07/18/19 

Steven P Thibon, age 53, of Keokuk, IA was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. Thibon was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

Jason E Nichols, age 35, of LaHarpe, IL was arrested and charged with Driving While License Suspended. Nichols was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

Kent M Elder, age 36, of Bowen, IL was arrested and charged with Driving While License Suspended. Elder was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

Thomas B Myers, age 44, of Nauvoo, IL was arrested and charged with Driving While License Suspended. Myers was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

07/19/19 

Shelli R East, age 47, of Carthage, IL was arrested on an Adams County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Driving on a Suspended 

License and No Insurance. East was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

Dakota T Cote, age 20, of Nauvoo, IL was arrested and charged with Criminal Damage to Property. Cote was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

Jamie L Gilpin, age 46, of Dallas City, IL was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. Gilpin was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

07/20/19 

Kalon B Monroe, age 57, of Hamilton, IL was arrested and charged with Obstructing Justice. Monroe was also arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Driving While License Revoked. Monroe was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

 

07/21/19 

Justin M Miller, age 22, of Hamilton, IL was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. Miller was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

Zachary A Schwab, age 25, of Basco, IL was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. Schwab was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

Iesha L Weens, age 28, of Quincy, IL was arrested and charged with Driving While License

Suspended. Weens was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date. 

 

ALL SUBJECTS ARE CONSIDERED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN A COURT OF LAW.

 

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Schuyler County Sheriff's Report

Schuyler Co Sheriff Bill Redshaw reports the following action in Schuyler Co for
the week of July 8, 2019- July 15, 2019


On 7/8/2019
Deborah Cooper of Astoria was cited for Driving While License Suspended &
Disobeying a stop sign


On 7/9/2019
Ashley Savage of Roodhouse was arrested on a Peoria Co bench warrant. Savage
posted a 400.00 bond and was released


On 7/13/2019
Damion Taber of Camden was arrested on a Hancock Co warrant. Taber remains
lodged in Schuyler Co Jail


3 deer/vehicle accidents were reported and handled


6 Verbal Warnings


5 Animal complaints reported and handled


3 Assisted other Agencies


1 Motorist Assist


41 Business and Personal Property checks conducted


2183 miles patrolled


7 Summons were served


1 Order of Protection was served


2 Warrants were served


Schuyler Co Jail housed a daily inmate average of 18


Please keep check on your elderly neighbors & pets with the extreme high heat.


People and pets can dehydrate very quickly and it can be fatal.

 

All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

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Man Wanted For Sexual Assault Arrested

Dallas City, IL--On July 12, 2019 at 5:00pm, Dashaun O. Wright, (also known as Dashaun O. Muse) a 20 year old, from Dallas City, Hancock County, Illinois, was arrested on an original Hancock County Warrant. The warrant was issued for the offense of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault, a class X felony. 

 

The warrant stems from a Hancock County Sheriff's Office investigation into a report of a sexual relationship between Wright and a child under 13 years of age. 

Wright remains in jail on the $100,000 warrant. 

 

All subjects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 

 

Hancock County Sheriff's Office's was assisted by Hancock County States' Attorney Rachel Mast and the Advocacy Network for Children. 

 

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ISP Traffic Crash Alert

MACOMB - The Illinois State Police of District 14 has alerted McDonough County of a two truck crash on IL 336 that occurred early this morning that left one truck driver with a minor injury.

 Aron K. Sowers (50) from Colchester, IL was driving a 2016 Mack Dump Truck northbound on CRD 350 E, looking to cross IL 336. Sowers was not able to yield in time of the upcoming traffic, causing a collision into another truck. 

 

Richard K. Seward (63) from Monroe City, MO was driving a 2006 International Box Truck in the crash with Sowers. Both trucks traveled into a nearby ditch on the northwest intersection of IL 336. The McDonough County Sheriff’s Department, Colchester Fire & Rescue, and McDonough District Hospital Ambulance Service assisted in an effort to help resolve the traffic crash.

 

Seward was taken to MDH for minor/non-life-threatening injuries. Sowers was cited for failure to yield at an intersection.

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Hancock County Man Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges

Sheriff Scott Bentzinger reports the arrest and conviction of 23 year old Jonathan D. Singletary. 

 

Singletary was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant in the state of Georgia on April 23, 2019 for the charge of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse. Singletary was subsequently extradited back to Hancock County, IL. 

 

The charges stem from an investigation by Hancock County Deputies into a report received on April 17, 2019 that Singletary had engaged in a sexual relationship with a 13 year old juvenile. 

On Monday July 8, 2019 Singletary pleaded guilty and was sentenced to seven years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. 

 

The Hancock County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Advocacy Network for Children, the Hancock County State's Attorney's Office, and the Illinois State Police Division of Forensic Services. 

 

All subjects are to be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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Juveniles Arrested In Burglary

Macomb Police Chief Curt Barker announces the arrests by Macomb Police Department’s Investigations Division of two juveniles involved in two BURGLARIES. The burglaries involved the theft of two AR-15s and ammunition.

 

On 07/07/19 at approximately 4:36 a.m., Macomb Police responded to Pawn Plus 324 W. Jackson St. in Macomb for an alarm. Upon arrival Officers found the glass to the front door shattered and two AR-15s missing from the business. Macomb Police Investigators arrived and processed the scene.

 

At approximately 9:35 a.m., Macomb Police were then alerted to a burglary that had occurred earlier in the night at Farm King. Investigators were able to determine that weapons were attempted to be taken from the business by the suspects, but they were not able to get access to the weapons. The suspects took ammunition from the store and fled. Investigators were able to determine that the suspects that entered Pawn Plus were the same suspects that conducted the burglary at Farm King.

 

At approximately 10:00 a.m., Investigators determined through interviews two possible suspects were at Prairie View Housing. Investigators were able to locate the two suspects and locate evidence at the residence connecting the suspects to both burglaries. The AR-15’s and ammunition were recovered in a nearby dumpster.

 

Two 13 year old juveniles were charged with Burglary, Criminal Damage Over $500, and Possession of a firearm without a FOID.

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Schuyler County Sheriff's Report

Schuyler Co Sheriff Bill Redshaw reports the following action in Schuyler Co for the week of July 1-July 8 

 

On 7/1/2019 

A juvenile of Rushville was cited for Speeding 72mph in a 55mph zone 

 

On 7/3/2019 

Derek Cooper of Good Hope was cited for Speeding 76mph in a 55mph zone 

Brittany Bianco of Holt, MO was cited for Speeding 79mph in a 55mph zone 

 

On 7/4/2019 

Sherri Howard of Peoria was cited for Disobeying a Stop Sign 

Jimmie Strooper of Canton was cited for Speeding 76mph in a 55mph zone 

Schuyler Co Deputy assisted at a fully engulfed garage fire on Jefferson St in Rushville, no injuries were reported 

Schuyler Co Deputy arrested Sammie Hicks on a Jersey County warrant, Hicks remains lodged in Schuyler Co Jail 

 

On 7/6/2019 

Logan Bledsow of Warrensburg, IL was cited for Illegal Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor 

Juan Diaz-Hernandez of Beardstown was cited for Illegal Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor 

A female juvenile of Browning was driving a 2014 Dodge Sedan traveling southbound on Moore Chapel Rd when she lost control of the vehicle as it proceeded onto Hall Rd. The juvenile overcorrected and overturned coming to a rest on the driver’s side in a cornfield. 

 

On 7/7/2019 

Jeremiah Self was cited for Criminal Damage to Property 

Abril D Pate of Beardstown was driving a 2012 Chevy Traverse backed into a male juvenile of Littleton driving a 2015 Jeep. No injuries were reported 

 

On 7/8/2019 

Jurado Noguez of Springfield was cited for Speeding 70mph in a 55mph zone 

Zachary Ballinger of Colchester was cited for Speeding 80mph in a 55mph zone 

 

1 Deer/Vehicle accident was reported and handled 

 

39 Business and Personal Property checks were conducted 

 

1989 miles were patrolled 

 

3 Animal complaints were reported and handled 

 

4 Motorist Assists 

 

Assisted other Agencies on 4 Occassions 

 

2 Summons were served 

 

1 Warrant was executed 

 

Schuyler Co Jail housed a daily inmate average of 18 

 

All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

 

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Suspects Apprehended in Armed Robbery

Chief Curt Barker announces the arrests of four suspects involved in an ARMED ROBBERY that occurred on 07/06/19.

 

At approximately 9:37 p.m., Macomb Police were dispatched to 302 Wigwam Hollow Circle in reference to an armed robbery that had just occurred. Upon arrival officers learned the robbery was part of a drug transaction.

 

Investigators were able to identify four subjects involved in the armed robbery.

 

On 07/07/19 Investigators conducted surveillance on a residence in the 300 block of N. Clay St. and were able to initiate a traffic stop of a vehicle leaving the residence. The passenger in the vehicle was identified as Tony Green 23 (Cedar Rapids, IA). He was subsequently arrested for armed robbery. A firearm used in the armed robbery was recovered from the vehicle.

 

Investigators were then able to stop a second vehicle leaving the residence and located Marchello Townsel 22 (Burlington, IA). Townsel was arrested for armed robbery.

 

A search warrant was conducted at 333 N. Clay St. and two additional suspects were placed under arrest for their involvement in the armed robbery. The suspects were identified as Christian Walker 19 (Macomb, IL) and Vannessa Napolitano 18 (Macomb, IL). Both were charged with armed robbery.

 

All Subjects are innocent until proven guilty.

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Lafferty Arrest

NAUVOO - The Nauvoo Police Department has finally released a report today on the arrest of, 33 year old, Daniel Scott Lafferty. Lafferty was arrested on May 28th in an investigation of the sexual assault of a child, which happened in Nauvoo, Illinois. 

 

Mike Boley, the Chief of Police for NPD, reported this information and explains that Lafferty is being held in Hancock County Jail for the following charges: 

 

One count of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child, a Class X Felony

Ten counts of Child Pornography, each a Class X Felony

Twenty-one counts of Child Pornography, each a Class 2 Felony

Two counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse, each a Class 2 Felony

Nine counts of Child Pornography, each a Class 3 Felony

 

Upon those charges, the NPD is also investigating the evidence found for charges in Ft. Madison, Iowa where Lafferty may have committed additional crimes. The Ft. Madison Police Department put out a nationwide warrant for Lafferty’s arrest. These crimes include: 

 

Five Counts of 2nd Degree Sexual Abuse, each a Class B Felony

Five Counts of Incest, each a Class D Felony

One Count of misdemeanor Indecent Exposure 

 

Furthermore, the investigations continue against Lafferty while he is being held in Hancock County Jail on a $400,000 bond for the most recent felonies he is being charged for. There will be 54 charges made against Lafferty if found guilty, but he still considered innocent until proven otherwise. 

 

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Schuyler County Sheriff's Report

Schuyler Co Sheriff Bill Redshaw reports the following action in Schuyler Co for the week of June 24-July 2 

 

On 6/26/2019 

 

Schuyler Co Sheriff and Deputy’s assisted & responded to a house fire at 463 W. Washington St in Rushville. The fire spread quickly from the kitchen stove. Red Cross was contacted. 

 

On 6/29/2019 

 

Kossivi Alohoete of Beardstown was cited for Speeding 80mph in 55mph zone

 

On 7/1/2019 

 

Chief Deputy Jeff Boyd arrested Janson Shults of Versailles on a Brown Co warrant. Shults posted 1500.00 bond. 

 

Dennis Taylor Jr of Rushville was cited for Scotts Law 

 

Robert Grenlund of Rushville was cited for Improper Passing 

 

Schuyler Co Deputy’s patrolled 2093 miles 

 

38 Business and Personal Property checks were conducted

 

7 Verbal Warnings were given 

 

2 Motorist Assists were conducted

 

3 Assisted other Agencies 

 

2 Animal Complaints were reported & handled 

 

4 Vehicle/Deer accidents were reported and handled 

 

4 Summons were served 

 

1 Order of Protection was served 

 

1 Warrant was executed 

 

We would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy 4th of July 

All subjects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law 

 

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Schuyler County Sheriff's Report

Schuyler Co Sheriff Bill Redshaw reports the following action in Schuyler Co for the week of June 24-July 2 

 

On 6/26/2019 

 

Schuyler Co Sheriff and Deputy’s assisted & responded to a house fire at 463 W. Washington St in Rushville. The fire spread quickly from the kitchen stove. Red Cross was contacted. 

 

On 6/29/2019 

 

Kossivi Alohoete of Beardstown was cited for Speeding 80mph in 55mph zone

 

On 7/1/2019 

 

Chief Deputy Jeff Boyd arrested Janson Shults of Versailles on a Brown Co warrant. Shults posted 1500.00 bond. 

 

Dennis Taylor Jr of Rushville was cited for Scotts Law 

 

Robert Grenlund of Rushville was cited for Improper Passing 

 

Schuyler Co Deputy’s patrolled 2093 miles 

 

38 Business and Personal Property checks were conducted

 

7 Verbal Warnings were given 

 

2 Motorist Assists were conducted

 

3 Assisted other Agencies 

 

2 Animal Complaints were reported & handled 

 

4 Vehicle/Deer accidents were reported and handled 

 

4 Summons were served 

 

1 Order of Protection was served 

 

1 Warrant was executed 

 

We would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy 4th of July 

All subjects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law 

 

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Schuyler County Sheriff's Report

Schuyler Co Sheriff Bill Redshaw reports the following action in Schuyler Co for
the week of June 17, 2019-June 24, 2019


On 6/17/2019
Geoffrey Stout of Augusta was cited for Expired Registration Sticker


On 6/18/2019
Jennifer Easley of Astoria was cited for Speeding 73mph in a 55mph zone


Schuyler Co Deputy arrested Jacob Kruzan on a Schuyler Co Warrant & Cass Co
Warrant. Kruzan posted bail on both warrants and was released from Schuyler Co
Jail


On 6/19/2019
Christopher Stoneking of Beardstown was cited for 2 Counts of DUI, Aggravated
DUI no Insurance & Operating an Uninsured Vehicle


On 6/20/2019
James Crenshaw of Browning was cited for Assault


Heidi Thomas of Bushnell was cited for Speeding 68mph in a 55mph zone


Meagan McMurl of Colchester was cited for Speeding 70mph in a 55mph zone


On 6/21/2019
Schuyler Co Deputy arrested Crystal Hall on a Fulton Co Warrant. Hall posted
150.00 bail and was released.


At approximately 3:34 am Dawn Watkins was driving a 2005 GMC wagon
travelling eastbound on Camden Road when she lost control of the vehicle while
negotiating a curve. The vehicle ran off the roadway into the ditch, overturned
and landed next to a culvert. Watkins was ejected from the vehicle & landed in a
field. The vehicle came to a rest upside down. Watkins was injured and life
flighted. No tickets have been issued.


On 6/22/2019
Jeffrey Agans of Rushville was cited for Driving While License Suspended

 

Andrew Kassing of Huntsville was cited for Aggravated Domestic Battery &
Interfering with the Reporting of Domestic Violence


On 6/23/2019
Sac Barr of Macomb was cited for Speeding 70mph in a 55mph zone


Taylore Joachim of Rushville was cited for Speeding 80mph in a 55mph zone


Mandy Walters of Frederick was cited for Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an
Accident, Failure to Report an Accident & Leaving the Scene of an Accident.


Walters was driving a 2016 Kia Sorento and was travelling Northbound on Rt 24,
close to the intersection with Old Airport Rd. Walters left the roadway to the East
and crossed the ditch and came to a rest on the east side of the ditch. The vehicle
had damage to the front bumper and under carriage caused by a metal culvert.


On 6/24/2019
John Henning of Beardstown was cited for Possession of Meth

 

6 deer/vehicle accidents were reported and handled


Assisted other Agencies on 4 occasions


3 verbal warnings given


3 Motorist Assists


9 Animal complaints were reported and handled


2 Warrants were executed


1 Order of Protection was served


1 Subpoena was served


2 Summons were served

 

All subjects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

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Communications Board Agenda Published

The agenda for the Mcdonough County Communications Board has been published for the public. The Board meeting will consist of the following agenda items: Sikich audit presentation,Treasurer’s 6 month Report & Approval, Approval of Minutes from May 28, 2019, and the introduction of the new Director

 

The Mcdonough County communications board will be meeting this Tuesday at 3:00pm at the Macomb Police department.

 

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