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Franklin County Sheriff’s Report

BENTON – The following information was released by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, December 13, 2021

12-4-21 Joshua K. Comer age 36 of Marion was arrested for theft.
12-6-21 Emily C. Russell 32 of Christopher was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
12-6-21 Shawn M. Fulmer age 43 of DeSoto was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
12-7-21 Robert L. Gifford age 41 of Sesser was arrested for possession of burglary tools, unlawful possession of adult use cannabis in a motor vehicle, possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, obstructing justice and a Jefferson County failure to appear warrant for theft.
12-7-21 Travis D. Burnett age 29 of Benton was arrested for unlawful restraint, aggravated fleeing or eluding a Peace Officer, reckless driving and a Franklin County failure to appear warrant for criminal damage to government supported property.
12-8-21 Lowell V. Moore age 45 of Benton was arrested for unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of methamphetamine.
12-8-21 Justus J. Poole age 21 of West Frankfort was ticketed for improper lane usage and driving while license suspended.
12-11-21 Coty A. Reeder age 32 of Benton was arrested for reckless discharge of a firearm.
12-11-21 Timothy A. Reeder age 51 of West Frankfort was arrested for reckless discharge of a firearm.
12-11-21 Bridget K. Reeder age 27 of West Frankfort was arrested for resisting a Peace Officer.
12-11-21 Lloyd A. Beardsley age 52 of Benton was arrested for domestic battery.

WARRANT ARRESTS
12-6-21 James D. Muck age 28 of Johnston City. Failure to appear for burglary.
12-7-21 Jesse L. Peldo age 32 of Marion. Failure to appear for unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle.
12-12-21 Jeremy M. Toth age 34 of Benton. Failure to appear for theft.

The public is reminded that all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Sheriff David L. Bartoni