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Williamson Co. Sheriff’s Office Hiring Multiple Positions

Marion – The Williamson Co. Sheriff’s Office is hiring for multiple positions. According to their web page, the Sheriff’s office is currently hiring deputies, correctional officers and civilian telecommunicators. Applications can be picked up at the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office 404 N. Van Buren St. Marion, IL. Monday Through Friday from 8AM to 4PM. The

Johnston City Names New Chief of Police

Johnston City – Johnston City has a new chief of police following last night’s city council meeting. According to a release from the city, the council voted unanimously to name interim chief JD Barter to the role on a full-time basis. Barter took on the role in an interim position following the resignation of Chief

Carbondale Police Investigating Sunday Shootout

Carbondale – Carbondale Police are investigating a report of shots being fired on Sunday night. According to a release from the city of Carbondale, officers were called out to the intersection of South Wall and East Mill streets in reference to a report of shots being fired at around 10pm Sunday night. Over the course

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Report – Friday, September 18

MT. VERNON – On Friday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests. Thirty-four-year-old Jesus Alvarado of Dallas, TX was arrested Thursday by Mt. Vernon Police for Criminal Trespass to a Building. Eighteen-year-old Alexandra Stephens of Mt. Vernon was arrested Thursday by the MVPD for Battery/Causing Bodily Harm. Fifty-seven-year-old Leslie Borah of Mt. Vernon

Carbondale Police Investigating Vehicle Thefts

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police are investigating a couple of vehicle thefts that were reported early Thursday morning. According to a press release from Carbondale Police, officers responded shortly before 2:30 a.m. to the 300 block of South Emerald Street regarding a vehicle theft. During the course of the investigation, an officer located the vehicle, a

Maunie Man Facing Drug Charge in White County

CARMI – A Maunie man wanted on a White County warrant for DUI is now facing a drug charge in White County. According to the White County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy on routine patrol in Maunie Wednesday afternoon saw 45-year-old James H. Earl walking on Washington Street. The deputy believed Earl had a White County