COLLINSVILLE – Ameren Illinois recently extended the disconnection moratorium to all residential customers through March 31, 2021. Now the company is warning of those attempting to scam others with a disconnect threat if they do not make a payment. Arleen Williams is with Ameren. The company is also urging customers who are experiencing financial
MT. VERNON – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and Mt. Vernon Police Department assisted one another Sunday in arresting a Mt. Vernon man on multiple charges during an investigation of shots being fired in the 14000 block of North Parkland Lane. The Jefferson County Dispatch Center received a report of multiple gunshots around 2:30 a.m.
MT. VERNON – The Mt. Vernon Police Department has made a second arrest regarding a Nov. 12 incident where a woman was battered with a baseball bat during a home invasion. Sixty-three-year-old Melvin L. Taylor of Mt. Vernon was taken into custody Friday on a Jefferson County warrant charging him with home invasion, armed robbery
CARMI – Two Carmi residents are facing drug charges after a search warrant was executed at their property located at 708 Foley Street in Carmi Friday night. According to a report from Carmi Police, during the search a large amount of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, controlled substance and cash was found. As a result, 61-year-old Eric