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Ford County Circuit Court cases (June 29, 2016)

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

Felonies
• Tyler C. Baier, 22, of Paxton, for domestic battery with a prior domestic battery conviction.
• Christopher W. Riggs, 28, of Rantoul, for two counts of aggravated driving under the influence (due to no valid driver’s license).


Police Blotter (June 29, 2016)

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


Accident claims lives of 15-year-old boy, his 38-year-old father

By DAVID PORTER
For the Ford County Record


ARCOLA — A Monday morning accident in rural Coles County claimed the life of 15-year-old Arcola student Christopher D. West and his father, Christopher L. West, 38, of Paxton.


Watseka man killed trying to make U-turn on I-57

CHEBANSE — A Watseka man was killed Monday morning when his vehicle was struck by another one as he apparently tried to make a U-turn on Interstate 57.

District 21 Illinois State Police at Ashkum said Claude B. Tiffany, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene by Iroquois County Coroner Bill Cheatum.


Two found dead Saturday in Iroquois County

GOODWINE — Iroquois County authorities investigated the deaths of two men during the morning hours of Saturday, June 25.


Police Blotter (June 22, 2016)

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

— Brett M. Thomas, 19, of 134 Yates Drive, Elliott, for an in-state warrant on June 18.

— Paul J. Schenk, 49, of 521 N. Lott Blvd., Gibson City, for retail theft on June 16.


Ford County Circuit Court cases (June 22, 2016)

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

Misdemeanors
• Amanda J. McDonald, 33, of Piper City, for selling alcohol to a minor.

DUI
• Michele L. Evans, 40, of LeRoy, for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Traffic tickets


17-year-old dies after vehicle strikes tree near Paxton

PAXTON — A 17-year-old Rantoul girl was killed in a one-vehicle crash south of Paxton on Friday.

Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup said Dakota L. Odom, 17, was pronounced dead at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana at 4:58 p.m. following the accident.


Woman gets probation, 166 days in jail for meth-related child endangerment

PAXTON — A Gibson City woman pleaded guilty this week to meth-related child endangerment and was sentenced to three years of probation and 166 days in the Ford County Jail.

Marlina K. Burrows, 34, was charged with the Class 2 felony on April 4 in Ford County Circuit Court in connection with a working methamphetamine lab found in the home she shares with her husband and four children.


Ford County Circuit Court cases (June 15, 2016)

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

Misdemeanors
• Shanna R. Allhands, 28, of Paxton, for causing a child to be endangered.
• Jacob N. Steffen, 19, of Channahon, for possession of drug paraphernalia.
• Paul J. Schenk, 49, of Bellflower, for resisting a peace officer.


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