Courts Police and Fire

Ludlow home's front room 'totally gutted' by fire

LUDLOW — Two occupants of a Ludlow home were transported to an Urbana hospital early last Wednesday morning following a fire that heavily damaged the dwelling.

Ludlow fire Capt. Matthew McCallister said the residents, Thomas and Yvonne Paul of 233 Katie Ave., were transported for treatment due to smoke inhalation. A report of their condition was unavailable.


Police Blotter (June 22, 2017)

PAXTON
The Paxton Police Department released the following list of recent activity:


Ford County Circuit Court cases (June 22, 2017)

Following is a list of cases filed recently in Ford County Circuit Court, as posted at www.judici.com:

Felonies
• Rodney Jarrett, 62, of Chicago, for two counts of aggravated driving under the influence.
• Cory D. Durflinger, 34, of Rankin, for driving on a revoked/suspended driver’s license (due to DUI).

Misdemeanors


Paxton's shooting range open to public Saturday morning

PAXTON — The Paxton Police Department’s shooting range will be open to the public for target practice, weather permitting, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 17.

The daily fee is $10 per person. The fee covers the person’s right to use the property and shooting targets, but people still need to provide their own gun, ammunition and ear and eye protection.


Melvin woman charged with home invasion

MELVIN — A Melvin woman was charged Friday with two felony counts of home invasion for allegedly entering a home in Melvin, armed with a gun, and threatening to shoot a resident.

Tenisha A. Watson, 38, remained Tuesday morning at the Ford County Jail in Paxton on a $50,000 bond, meaning she would need to pay $5,000 to be released.


Paxton Police Blotter (June 5, 2017)

PAXTON — The Paxton Police Department released the following list of recent activity:


Ford County Circuit Court cases (June 2, 2017)

Following is a list of cases filed recently in Ford County Circuit Court, as posted at www.judici.com:

Felonies
• Tricia A. King, 38, of Paxton, for driving on a revoked/suspended driver’s license.


Area Police Blotter (June 2, 2017)

GIBSON CITY
The Gibson City Police Department released the following list of persons arrested or ticketed recently:

➜ Terry L. Van Matre, 60, of Chatsworth, for failure to wear a seat belt on Friday, May 26.


Ford County Circuit Court cases (May 25, 2017)

Following is a list of cases filed recently in Ford County Circuit Court, as posted at www.judici.com:

Felonies
• Everett Bebout, no age listed, of Paxton, for bad checks.
• Christopher L. Hitchcock, 29, of Gibson City, for unlawful sale or delivery of a firearm.
• Christopher L. Wilkins, 29, of Gibson City, no offense listed.


Area Police Blotter (May 25, 2017)

GIBSON CITY
The Gibson City Police Department released the following list of persons arrested or ticketed recently:

➜ Richard D. Tull, 60, of 214 E. 7th St., Apt. 107, Gibson City, for aggravated domestic battery and interfering with the reporting of domestic violence on Thursday, May 18.


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