Courts Police and Fire

Gibson City police blotter (Jan. 26, 2015)

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

— Stefanie M. Valdez, 24, of 124 N. Pine St., Gibson City, for operating an uninsured vehicle on Jan. 24.

— Lolin E. Ashburn, 18, of LaGrange, for speeding on Jan. 24.

— Robert Treglio, 51, of Dwight, for disobeying a stop sign on Jan. 23.


Paxton Police Blotter (Jan. 26, 2015)

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

— Tyler D. Weersing, 19, of 132 W. Spruce St., Paxton, was arrested for unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia after police stopped to talk to some people who were loitering in the south parking lot of the Paxton IGA at 10:54 p.m. Jan. 24.


Ford County Sheriff's Office police blotter (Jan. 26, 2015)

PAXTON — The Ford County Sheriff’s Office released the following list of activity for the period of Jan. 18-24:

— On Jan. 24, a Mediacom cable box was reported damaged in a Melvin alley.

— On Jan. 23, a deputy responded to a rural Cabery residence for a hang-up 911 call that was full of static. The cause of the call was a phone line problem.


DUI crash in Rankin hospitalizes two

RANKIN — Illinois State Police are investigating a crash that sent two Plainfield residents to the hospital.

The accident occurred at 3:47 p.m. Sunday at 5153 Illinois 9, Rankin.


Man on federal parole for child porn arrested for child porn

RANTOUL — A Rantoul man who allegedly had a cellphone with pornographic images of children on it was arrested by Rantoul police Thursday.


No injuries in three Iroquois County accidents

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


Pot-growing operation busted at Paxton teen's home

PAXTON — Paxton police are asking Ford County’s prosecutor to charge a Paxton teenager as an adult in connection with a marijuana-growing operation discovered earlier this month at the teen’s home.


Police seek info on hit-and-run accident in Paxton

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


Gibson City police blotter (Jan. 19, 2015)

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

— Alex P. Nguyen, 25, of Oswego, for disobeying a traffic-control device on Jan. 18.


Iroquois County murder suspect due in court for final pretrial hearing Friday

WATSEKA — A rural Ashkum man charged with first-degree murder will appear in Iroquois County Circuit Court for a final pretrial hearing at 1:30 p.m. Friday.


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