MARION – This is the Marion Police Report for Friday, May 17, 2019. Carlos Phenix, 63, of Marion was arrested for Criminal Trespass to Property and Burglary to Motor Vehicle in the 1700 block of North Court Street on May 16, 2019.
MT. VERNON – Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies responded around 9 p.m. Sunday night to a report of a dispute and an intoxicated man with a gun not allowing others to leave a home near White Swan and Interstate 64. The deputies were ultimately joined by Illinois State Police and the Ina Police Chief – who
MT. VERNON – The IEPA has announced that they have approved the city of Mt. Vernon’s application for an IEPA loan for the Opdyke Water Tower renovation project. But the good news doesn’t stop there for the city, 75 percent of the loan awarded will be forgiven on the principal, and the interested has been
CARBONDALE – A death investigation is underway in Carbondale. Carbondale Police say at about 1:50 Friday morning, officers responded to the 800 block of West Mill Street in reference to a subject trapped in a mechanical device. Officers located a 37-year-old woman dead in a device. The victim is not being identified as this time
BENTON – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office arrested a West Frankfort man Friday for predatory criminal sexual assault of a child. Sheriff David Bartoni says 23-year-old John A. Fonte-Weston is currently being held in the Franklin County Jail pending formal charging by the Franklin County State’s Attorney’s office. Sheriff Bartoni says the investigation is a
MARION – A Carbondale man was recently sentenced in Williamson County to four years in state prison after pleading guilty to a residential burglary charge – a Class 1 felony and three years in state prison for theft – a Class 3 felony. Williamson County State’s Attorney Brandon Zanotti says 42-year-old Anthony C. Thompson’s sentences
MT. VERNON – Work continues to progress on 44th Street just north of Broadway near I-57 in Mt. Vernon. The roughly $1 million project has been multi-faceted for the city of Mt. Vernon. Mt. Vernon mayor John Lewis says the project included moving multiple utility lines and other non-road related work as well. The project
BENTON – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says a $24,000 Community Facilities Grant was recently received by the sheriff’s office from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that will be used to replace a patrol vehicle within the aging fleet. Sheriff David Bartoni says the receipt of this grant is also a great cost savings benefit
MT. VERNON – On Friday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests. Thirty-year-old Timmothy Ladd of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Thursday for criminal damage to property. Forty-six-year-old Martin Alessi of Wheeling, IL was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Thursday for criminal damage to property. Thirty-year-old Jamie Martin of Mt.