Courts, Police, and Fire

Police Blotter (June 20, 2018)

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


Ford County Circuit Court cases (June 20, 2018)

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

Felonies
• Devin R. Williams, 30, of Rantoul, for driving on a revoked or suspended driver’s license and obstructing justice/destroying evidence.


Paxton shooting range open for target practice July 7

PAXTON — The Paxton Police Department’s shooting range will be open to the public for target practice, weather permitting, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 7.

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.


Paxton Police Blotter (June 19, 2018)

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


Paxton police to buy new squad vehicle, sell older ones

PAXTON — The Paxton Police Department will be buying a new squad vehicle to replace one of its oldest.

The city council voted unanimously during its June 12 monthly meeting to allow Police Chief Coy Cornett to spend up to $36,993 on the purchase of a 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe with a “four-wheel-drive pursuit package.”


Watseka couple killed in head-on collision

WATSEKA — A Watseka couple died in a head-on collision in that city on Sunday afternoon.

Iroquois County Coroner Bill Cheatum said John R. Dowling and Reta A. Dowling, both 84, died in the accident.


Paxton aldermen approve contract with police labor union

PAXTON — The Paxton City Council has approved a three-year collective-bargaining agreement with the labor union representing the city’s five full-time, unionized police officers.


Ford County Circuit Court cases (June 12, 2018)

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

Misdemeanors
• Stanley L. Kaiser, 44, of Tolono, for three counts of violating a stalking/no-contact order.
• Donald F. Bickel, 51, of Paxton, for resisting a peace officer.
• Taylor M. Johnson, 18, of Rantoul, for possession of drug paraphernalia.


Police Blotter (June 12, 2018)

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


Paxton Police Blotter (June 12, 2018)

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





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