MT. VERNON – A 32-year-old Mt. Vernon man has been sentenced in federal court to 14 years in prison for his role in a methamphetamine conspiracy. Joshua A. Pearce, also known as ‘Josh’ and ‘Junior’, had previously pleaded guilty to a one-count indictment charging him with conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of meth.
MCLEANSBORO – The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for 32-year-old Charles “Andy” Sage III, who is wanted for aggravated domestic battery in Hamilton County. Sheriff Tracy Lakin says Sage has been seen in several locations in Hamilton County, but mostly in McLeansboro. Sage is also suspected of fleeing from police in Benton and
MCLEANSBORO – The following information was released to Q106 News by Hamilton County Sheriff Tracy Lakin on Friday, March 8. On March 6, 2019, Clayton Tucker Gray, age 20, of Carmi was cited for possession of cannabis less than 10 grams following a traffic stop on South Jackson Street in McLeansboro by a Hamilton County
BENTON – The following information was released to Q106 News by Franklin County Sheriff’s David Bartoni on Friday, March 8. On March 7, 2019, Susan R. Dawson, age 35, of Christopher was arrested for domestic battery. She was transported to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office pending the setting of bond by the States Attorney’s office.
MT. VERNON – A Mt. Vernon couple has been sentenced to 20 years each in prison for the abuse of their child. Judge Jerry Crisel sentenced 20-year-old Tyrone Steele and 22-year-old Abagail Adkins, both of Mt. Vernon, Thursday in Jefferson County Court. They were each convicted in December of Class X felony aggravated battery of
INA – The Housing Authority of Jefferson County recently created a $10,000 endowment scholarship with the Rend Lake College Foundation to help students in Jefferson County attend college. The Housing Authority’s Family Activity Training Center provided the funds for the new perpetual scholarship that will start being awarded in the 2020-2021 academic year. Every year,