Courts Police and Fire

State police plan special patrols in November

ASHKUM — District 21 Illinois State Police troopers will conduct an Occupant Restraint Enforcement Patrols in Kankakee, Iroquois and Ford counties on Nov. 19, Nov. 20 and Nov. 25.    


Fisher man pleads guilty to aggravated criminal sexual abuse

URBANA — A Fisher man who admitted having sex with a teen seven years younger than he has been conditionally sentenced to 30 months of probation and six months in the county jail.


Iroquois County Sheriff's Office police blotter (Oct. 31, 2014)

WATSEKA — The Iroquois County Sheriff’s Office released the following list of recent activity:

— Tyrone Wilson, 55, of Danville, was transferred from the Vermilion County Jail to the Iroquois County Jail on Oct. 28. Wilson was wanted on an Iroquois County warrant for driving with a suspended license.


Paxton Police Blotter (Oct. 29, 2014)

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


Trial set for February in Iroquois County pot-growing case

CLAYTONVILLE — An Iroquois County man is scheduled to stand trial next February on charges alleging he grew 44 cannabis plants in his garden.


Ford County Circuit Court Cases (Oct. 29, 2014)

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

Felonies
• Jordan M. Glad, 20, of Buckley, for aggravated fleeing police (21 mph over the speed limit), possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of cannabis (under 2.5 grams).

Misdemeanors


Paxton man killed in motorcycle accident

PAXTON — A Paxton man died after crashing his motorcycle near Paxton on Sunday afternoon.

Ford County Coroner Doug Wallace said that Jeffrey R. Wilson, 58, was pronounced dead by a physician at 3:24 p.m. Sunday in the emergency room at Gibson Area Hospital in Gibson City.


State police issue 33 tickets — 23 for no seat belt — during recent patrols

ASHKUM — District 21 Illinois State Police troopers issued 33 traffic tickets, including 23 for failure to wear a seat belt, and wrote 11 warnings to drivers during Occupant Restraint Enforcement Patrols conducted Oct. 15 in Ford, Iroquois and Kankakee counties. The patrols were funded through the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Division of Traffic Safety.


Accident at Rantoul plant results in man’s death

RANTOUL — A 50-year-old Rantoul man has died from injuries he received Wednesday in an apparent accidental fall at a Rantoul plant.

Rantoul police Sgt. Justin Bouse said police were called to BRG Sports, formerly known as Easton-Bell Sports, 1001 Innovation Road, at 9:37 p.m. because a man had fallen and was unresponsive.


Iroquois County Sheriff's Office police blotter (Oct. 22, 2014)

WATSEKA — The Iroquois County Sheriff’s Office released the following list of recent activity:

— Anthony F. Billquist, 52, of Watseka, was arrested for aggravated domestic battery on Oct. 22, following a domestic dispute with his girlfriend at a residence in rural Watseka. Paramedics from Iroquois Memorial Hospital treated the victim for injuries at the scene.


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