Courts Police and Fire

One Earth Energy conducts emergency response drill

GIBSON CITY — The One Earth Energy ethanol plant in Gibson City conducted an emergency response drill to exercise various community resources on Sept. 12.


Ford County Circuit Court cases (Sept. 29, 2016)

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

Misdemeanors
• Aaron M. Blair, 27, of Paxton, for criminal damage to property.
• Brett M. Thomas, 19, of Elliott, for possession of drug paraphernalia.
• Raymond L. Mattingly, 25, of Paxton, for possession of drug paraphernalia.


Police Blotter (Sept. 29, 2016)

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


Paxton Park District commissioner pleads guilty to disorderly conduct, gets court supervision

PAXTON — A commissioner for the Paxton Park District who was charged with domestic battery for allegedly striking his wife in May pleaded guilty Monday to a reduced charge of disorderly conduct and was sentenced to 18 months of court supervision.


Milford man pleads not guilty to attempted murder, other felonies

WATSEKA — A man who allegedly threw a tomahawk at an Iroquois County sheriff’s deputy last month pleaded not guilty Friday to one count of attempted murder, among other felony charges.


Man dies from injuries sustained in Kankakee County crash

KANKAKEE COUNTY — A Will County man has died from injuries he sustained in a two-vehicle crash in Kankakee County on Sept. 19.

District 21 Illinois State Police said Zachary Gonzalez, 20, of Monee, was pronounced dead at Loyola Hospital on Sept. 20.


Ford County Circuit Court cases (Sept. 21, 2016)

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

Felonies
• Curtis J. Barr, 33, of Bement, for aggravated driving under the influence and driving on a revoked or suspended driver’s license.
• Laketia D. Carter, no age or residence listed, for forgery.


Police Blotter (Sept. 21, 2016)

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


Paxton Police Blotter (Sept. 19, 2016)

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


16-year-old from Clifton dies after crashing pickup truck

ONARGA — A 16-year-old boy from Clifton died after crashing his vehicle in Iroquois County on Sunday evening.

District 21 Illinois State Police said the accident occurred at 5:51 p.m. on U.S. 45 at the intersection with County Road 1159 North.


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