Courts Police and Fire

Q&A with Gibson City Police Chief Adam Rosendahl

On Aug. 14, 37-year-old Adam Rosendahl was hired as Gibson City’s police chief, filling the void created last month when Chief Eric Hyatt succombed to colon cancer. A lifelong Gibson City resident and 1998 graduate of Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School, Rosendahl has worked for the police department since 2006, first as a patrolman, then as an investigator.


With chief's passing, promotion 'bitter-sweet' for Rosendahl

GIBSON CITY — When the time is right, Adam Rosendahl may one day move into a more spacious office in the Gibson City Police Department.

But for now, the police chief’s office still belongs to Eric Hyatt.

It has been less than a month since Rosendahl lost his “best friend” to colon cancer, and he and his fellow officers continue to grieve.


Paxton man charged for allegedly kicking pregnant girlfriend in stomach

PAXTON — A Paxton man who allegedly kicked his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach and punched her in the head has been charged in Ford County Circuit Court with two felony counts of aggravated battery.

On Wednesday, State’s Attorney Andrew Killian filed the charges — both Class 3 felonies — against Johnathan V. Paulo, 25, who listed an address at 537 W. Holmes St.


Indiana woman dies following crash in Iroquois County

CRESCENT CITY — An Indiana woman died following a two-vehicle crash north of Crescent City in Iroquois County on Wednesday night.


Ford County Circuit Court cases (Aug. 16, 2017)

Following is a list of cases filed recently in Ford County Circuit Court:

Felonies
• Billy J. Akers, 52, of Gibson City, for failure as a sex offender to register a current address.
• Robert W. Rexroat, 59, of Gibson City, for making a false report of an offense.
• Bradley J. Cluver, 59, of Gibson City, for making a false complaint to 911.


Police Blotter (Aug. 16, 2017)

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


Rosendahl chosen as Gibson City's new police chief

GIBSON CITY — The vast majority of visitors at Monday’s packed meeting of the Gibson City Council were there to see Adam Rosendahl sworn in as city’s newest chief of police.

After a brief executive session, aldermen unanimously ratified Mayor Dan Dickey’s appointment of Rosendahl, who is already a member of the Gibson City Police Department.


Paxton police chief claims he's owed twice what judge ruled

PAXTON — The city’s police chief thinks the $1,190 in overtime pay that a judge has ordered the city to pay him is not enough.

In a written motion filed in Ford County Circuit Court on July 7, Police Chief Bob Bane claims he is actually owed twice that amount.


UPDATED: Paxton admin now faces two charges

PAXTON — The director of Paxton’s public works department has been charged with reckless driving and talking on a cell phone while driving in connection with two separate incidents involving a city-owned truck.


Paxton Police Blotter (Aug. 14, 2017)

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


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