Courts, Police, and Fire

State police urge drivers to be alert in school zones

ASHKUM — As a new school year gets under way, District 21 Illinois State Police are reminding drivers to be watchful for children walking and riding their bikes to school and children darting out from between parked cars.


Ford County Circuit Court cases (Aug. 17, 2018)

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


Police Blotter (Aug. 17, 2018)

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


Man gets 10 years in prison for attempted vehicular hijackings in Paxton

PAXTON — A former Douglas County resident has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison for trying to hijack several vehicles after fleeing the scene of a traffic accident in downtown Paxton last winter.


Paxton Police Blotter (Aug. 13, 2018)

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


Sheriff: Sales-tax hike would help in many ways

PAXTON — If the Ford County Board ends up establishing a quarter-cent sales tax to help fund public-safety expenses, Sheriff Mark Doran said the estimated $220,000 per year in additional revenue would help his office maintain its aging fleet of squad vehicles, hire an additional dispatcher and stay within budget on costs associated with such things as employee overtime pay and inmate meals.


Police Blotter (Aug. 8, 2018)

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


Ford County Circuit Court cases (Aug. 8, 2018)

Following is a list of cases filed recently in Ford County Circuit Court:

Misdemeanors
• Samuel S. Marcos, 20, of Chicago, for illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor.

DUI
• Shirley M. Clark, 69, of Fisher, for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Civil law violation


Danforth man dies in crash in Iroquois County

DANFORTH — A Danforth man died in a one-vehicle accident in Iroquois County on Tuesday.


Monical's manager: No one struck by lightning in Paxton

PAXTON — The manager of Monical’s Pizza in Paxton is clarifying what he termed inaccurate media reports stating that someone was struck by lightning outside his restaurant during Monday night’s storms.


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