For the latest local information regarding COVID-19, follow us on Facebook and see ourlocal news page

Franklin County Sheriff’s Report

BENTON – The following information was released by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, September 6, 2022.

8-23-22 Dylan A. Walter, age 29, of Christopher was ticketed for operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
8-29-22 Amber J. Mateycak age 38, of Whittington was ticketed for speeding.
8-29-22 Andrew D. Edler, age 24, of West Frankfort was ticketed for speeding.
8-29-22 Ada L. Mocaby, age 34, of Logan was arrested for criminal trespass to property and obstructing a Peace Officer.
8-30-22 Jerrett L. Biggerstaff, age 43, of Benton was ticketed for speeding.
8-30-22 Savannah C. Sanders, age 21, of Benton was ticketed for speeding.
8-30-22 Alec J. Cottrell, age 21, of Thompsonville was ticketed for operating an uninsured motor vehicle and disobeying a stop sign.
8-31-22 Charles E. Shepherd, age 63, of Thompsonville was arrested for domestic battery.
8-31-22 Rebecca L. Shepherd, age 53, of Marion was arrested for domestic battery.
9-I -22 Samuel T. Brown, age 37, of Zeigler was ticketed for speeding.
9-1-22 Tyler J. Huie, age 24, of Christopher was ticketed for failure to wear a seatbelt.
9-1-22 Thad R. Ramsey, age 44, of Sesser was ticketed for failure to wear a seatbelt.
9-1-22 Danneille C. Hansen, age 68, of Mcleansboro was ticketed for disobeying a stop sign.
9-1-22 Steven M. Hubbard, age 48, of Benton was arrested for driving while license suspended and ticketed for failure to wear a seatbelt.
9-3-22 Roy E. Duke, age 64, of West Frankfort was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
9-4-22 Koltyn W. Irvin, age 33, of Benton was ticketed for failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.
9-5-22 Rachel D. Austin, age 31, of West Frankfort was arrested for unlawful violation of an order of protection.
9-6-22 Benjamin E. Young, age 37, of Coello was arrested for driving while license suspended and ticketed for no rear registration light. Young also had failure to appear warrants out of Franklin and Williamson County for driving while license suspended.

WARRANT ARRESTS
8-31-22 Steven D. Morris, age 51, of Peoria. Failure to appear for possession of methamphetamine.
8-31-22 Jesus A. Taborn, age 42, of Herrin. Violation of probation.
9-2-22 Jared K. Arnold, age 35, of Woodlawn, IL. Theft
9-5-22 Diontey D. Wills, age 39, of Sesser. Failure to appear for driving while license suspended.

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

Sheriff David L. Bartoni