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Franklin County Sheriff’s Report

BENTON – The following information was released by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.

8-31-21 Bessie M. Belcher age 37 of Thompsonville was ticketed for speeding and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
8-31-21 Dakota K. Kelley age 20 of Sesser was ticketed for improper lane usage, failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash and illegal transportation of alcohol.
9-1-21 Lori E. Brannan age 43 of West Frankfort was ticketed for speeding.
9-1-21 Zack M. Avery age 20 of Johnston City was ticketed for no valid driver’s license and leaving the scene of an accident.
9-3-21 Joshua K. Nelson age 32 of Christopher was ticketed for speeding.
9-4-21 Pearl D. Taylor Jr. age 58 of West Frankfort was ticketed for disobeying a stop sign.
9-4-21 Steven R. Shurtz age 61 of Sesser was arrested for domestic battery.
9-4-21 Catherine A. Fundanish age 58 of Sesser was arrested for domestic battery.
9-5-21 Ada L. Mocaby age 33 of Mulkeytown was arrested for aggravated battery.
9-5-21 Jeffery P. Patton age 45 of West Frankfort was ticketed for possession of adult use cannabis in a motor vehicle and failure to signal when required.
9-5-21 Kristi L. Bratten age 34 of West Frankfort was ticketed for no rear registration light.
9-5-21 Michael W. Reginato Jr. age 32 of West Frankfort was ticketed for failure to drive on the right side of the road.
9-5-21 Richard E. King age 55 of Royalton was arrested for domestic battery.
9-5-21 Shaun W. Beasley age 34 of Benton was arrested for aggravated assault, obstructing a Peace Officer and disorderly conduct.
9-5-21 Amanda L. Ortiz age 41 of West Frankfort was arrested for unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of a hypodermic syringe or needle.
9-5-21 Savanah R. Murphy age 29 of Harco, IL was arrested for unlawful possession of methamphetamine, unlawful restraint and domestic battery.
9-6-21 Ethan L. Bowlin age 43 of Sesser was ticketed for driving while license revoked.
9-6-21 Amy S. Abbott age 41 of West Frankfort was ticketed for criminal damage to property and domestic battery.
9-6-21 Timothy F. Bradshaw age 61 of West Frankfort was ticketed for operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
9-6-21 Kaylee D. Spence age 18 of West Frankfort was ticketed for having an expired registration.
9-6-21 Patrick J. Clark age 20 of Goreville was ticketed for failure to wear a seatbelt.

WARRANT ARRESTS
9-2-21 Corey A. Beers age 31 of Pittsburg. Failure to appear for driving while license suspended.
9-2-21 Kaylaane H. Davis age 23 of Mt. Vernon. Failure to appear for driving while license suspended.
9-3-21 Gordon D. Rubenstein age 44 of Zeigler. Failure to appear for domestic battery.
9-3-21 Dalton T. Austin age 18 of West Frankfort. Failure to appear for speeding.
9-3-21 Lucas T. Meadows age 29 of Benton. Failure to appear for aggravated possession of a stolen firearm.
9-5-21 Tammy L. King age 48 of Royalton. Failure to appear for driving while license suspended.
9-5-21 Jesse L. Spencer age 31 of West Frankfort. Failure to appear for no valid driver’s license.
9-5-21 Larry D. Duncan age 32 of Johnston City. Failure to appear for possession of drug paraphernalia.

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