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Ford County Circuit Court Cases (April 16, 2014)

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

Felonies
• 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.

Misdemeanors


Gibson City police blotter (April 16, 2014)

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.


Ford County Sheriff's Office police blotter (April 16, 2014)

PAXTON — The Ford County Sheriff’s Office released the following list of activity for the period of April 6-12:


2nd teen pleads guilty in Paxton church burglary

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.


Iroquois County Sheriff's Office police blotter (April 14, 2014)

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


Ford County state's attorney candidates have until April 25 to submit resumes

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.


Man arrested on weapons charges a suspect in Hoopeston shooting

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.


District 21 Illinois State Police blotter (April 10, 2014)

ASHKUM — District 21 Illinois State Police released the following list of recent activity:


Indiana man dies in crash near Watseka

WATSEKA — A 67-year-old man from Rensselaer, Ind., died in a traffic accident in Iroquois County on the afternoon of Tuesday, April 8.

District 21 Illinois State Police said in a news release that the man, whose identity was not released, was pronounced dead at the scene of the two-vehicle accident.


Ford County Circuit Court Cases (April 10, 2014)

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

Traffic tickets
• Apryl M. See, 21, of Loda, for an improper left turn into oncoming traffic.
• Ronald E. Brown, 64, of Bartonville, for using an electronic communication device while driving.


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