Courts Police and Fire

Former Loda resident arrested for burglary in Ogden

OGDEN — A former Loda resident was arrested Wednesday night after sheriff’s deputies found him near a garage in Ogden that had been burgled.

Champaign County Sheriff’s Lt. Curt Apperson said that around 8:30 p.m. deputies were asked to check on a possible burglary in progress in the 100 block of North Market Street in Ogden.


Wellington man dies from injuries in accident

RANTOUL — A Wellington man who, while bicycling, struck the back end of a semi-trailer tractor near Rantoul Tuesday morning, has died.

Rick Ried was biking on Innovation Road in the industrial park west of Rantoul when he struck the parked truck.

Mr. Ried died at 1:26 p.m. Tuesday at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. He was 58.


Police Blotter (May 25, 2016)

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


Troopers to be out in force over holiday weekend

District 21 Illinois State Police are reminding motorists to take the necessary safety precautions to prevent senseless tragedies during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend — one of the busiest periods for travelers.


Ford County Circuit Court cases (May 25, 2016)

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

Felonies
• Lindsy A. Slade, 36, of Buckley, for possession of a controlled substance.
• Michael K. Brown, 19, of Paxton, for theft (less than $500) with a prior theft conviction.


Police Blotter (May 18, 2016)

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


Ford County Circuit Court cases (May 18, 2016)

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

Felonies
• Jenna L. Amore, 40, of Paxton, for two counts of aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol (due to no valid driver’s license).
• Megan C. Hawk, 22, of Paxton, for obstructing justice.


Sheriff waiting on results of lab tests in Bear case

SIBLEY — Ford County Sheriff Mark Doran said Tuesday that his office has almost wrapped up its investigation into the abuse of Bear, the brown Labrador mix found tied to a bridge near Sibley and badly injured last month.

But it might be a while before any arrests come.


Judge denies no-contact order sought by Bear's owners

PAXTON — Ford County Judge Matt Fitton on Wednesday denied the granting of a no-contact order that was sought by the owners of Bear, the dog found badly injured and tied to a bridge near Sibley.


Paxton Police Blotter (May 10, 2016)

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


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