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WATSEKA — An elected township road commissioner’s attorney is asking an Iroquois County judge to dismiss the official misconduct case against his client because a grand jury’s indictment fails to explain how he violated any law.
Watseka attorney Ronald Boyer filed a motion on April 3 to dismiss the indictment against Daniel L. Bauer, 54, of Cissna Park.
PAXTON — Arrest warrants have been issued for two men who allegedly stole a car at a Paxton gas station just hours after one of them was released from the Ford County Jail.
Paxton Police Chief Bob Bane said Frank A. Zamiar Jr., 19, of Paxton, and Nicholas S. Klein, 25, of Paxton, formerly of Rantoul, had not been located as of Thursday.
Following is a list of cases filed recently in Ford County Circuit Court, as posted at www.judici.com:
• Robert W. Schubert, 33, of Gibson City, for burglary.
• Steven M. Mathes, 20, of Gibson City, for burglary.
• Justin A. Jesse, 19, of Gibson City, for burglary.
GIBSON CITY — The Gibson City Police Department released the following list of persons arrested or ticketed recently:
— Adam J. O’Brien-Basham, 23, of Chatsworth, for possession of cannabis, illegal transportation of alcohol, operating an uninsured vehicle and muffler violations on April 11.
PAXTON — The Ford County Sheriff’s Office released the following list of activity for the period of April 6-12:
PAXTON — A second teen-ager has admitted his involvement in a burglary at a Paxton church and an attempted break-in at a local restaurant.
Frank A. Zamiar Jr., 19, of Paxton, pleaded guilty Monday to attempted burglary, a Class 3 felony, as part of a plea agreement negotiated between his attorney, Harvey Welch, and Ford County State’s Attorney Matt Fitton.
WATSEKA — The Iroquois County Sheriff’s Office released the following list of recent activity:
PAXTON — Attorneys interested in filling the to-be-vacated Ford County state’s attorney position are being asked to submit a “letter of intent” and their resume for consideration by the Ford County Board.
The deadline to apply for the position is 4:30 p.m. April 25.
HOOPESTON — A 44-year-old Lafayette, Ind., man who was arrested earlier this week on weapons charges is also a suspect in the March 9 fatal shooting at a Hoopeston motel, according to authorities.
Chief Mark Drollinger said police believe Carlos L. Suarez was involved in the death of 40-year-old Bruce L. Eldridge of Hoopeston at the Downtown Motel, though he declined to elaborate.
ASHKUM — District 21 Illinois State Police released the following list of recent activity: