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Franklin County Sheriff’s Report

BENTON – This is the Franklin County Sheriff’s Report that was released on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

5-20-21 Alicia A. Ragan, age 32, of West Frankfort was ticketed for speeding.

5-23-21 Justin E. Shaw, age 22, of Mt. Vernon was ticketed for confinement of an animal in a motor vehicle.

5-23-21 Tabitha N. Sturgill, age 39, of Pickneyville was arrested for resisting a Peace Officer, reckless conduct and criminal trespass to property.

5-24-21 Richard W. Key, age 49, of Coello was arrested for fleeing/attempting to elude a Peace Officer and driving while license revoked. Key was also ticketed for improper display of registration plates and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

5-24-21 Justin D. Karnes, age 22, of McLeansboro was arrested for 3 counts of aggravated battery and 1 count of aggravated assault. Benton and West City Police Department have additional charges.

5-24-21 Anthony R.M. Morefield, age 30, of Royalton was arrested for driving while license revoked.

5-24-21 Johnathon C. Steele, age 25, of Herrin was ticketed for violation of classification.

5-24-21 Preston T. Williams, age 23, of Benton was arrested for driving while license revoked and ticketed for failure to signal.

5-25-21 Jerry R. Dawson, age 31, of West Frankfort was ticketed for no valid driver’s license.

5-25-21 Lonnie R. Ayers, age 43, of Henderson, KY was ticketed for driving while driving while license suspended and improper lane usage.

5-26-21 Bryan E. Hollis Jr., age 33, of Orient was arrested for criminal damage to property.

5-26-21 Conetta S. Bailey, age 26, of Logan was ticketed for operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

5-27-21 Veronica L. Key, age 50, of Buckner was arrested for domestic battery.

5-27-21 Stephen K. Gulley, age 49, of Logan was arrested for reckless discharge of a firearm, possession of firearm ammunition without requisite firearm owner’s I.D. card, possession of firearm without requisite from owner’s i.d. card and endangering the life or health of a child.

5-27-21 Debbra K. Gulley, age 48, of Logan was arrested for endangering the life or health of a child, unlawful possession of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

5-27-21 Adrian D. Ratajczyk, age 18, of Christopher was ticketed for failure to wear a seatbelt.

5-27-21 Gregory L. Younger, age 37, of Benton was ticketed for operating an uninsured motor vehicle and failure to wear a seatbelt.

5-27-21 John R. Belford, age 42, of West Frankfort was ticketed for improper use of an electronic device.

5-27-21 Janelle A. Canon, age 36, of Benton was ticketed for operating an uninsured motor vehicle and driving while license revoked.

5-27-21 Jeremy L. Roberson, age 42, of Benton was arrested for burglary.

5-29-21 Michael R. Williams, age 40, of Thompsonville was arrested for presence or loitering near public parks as a sexual predator.

5-30-21 Amanda G. Peyton, age 47, of Mulkeytown was ticketed for driving while license suspended.

5-30-21 John K. Bettis, age 56, of Logan was arrested for unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while license suspended.

5-30-21 Genevieve M. Bolter, age 35, of Gorham, IL was arrested for unlawful possession of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

WARRANT ARRESTS

5-24-21 William N. Bishop, age 26, of West Frankfort. Failure to appear for aggravated fleeing police.

5-24-21 Eric D. Hayes, age 45, of West Frankfort. Failure to appear for violation of probation.

5-25-21 Austin L. Hammonds, age 28, of Christopher. Failure to appear for obstructing identification.

5-25-21 Joseph M. Fisher, age 38, of Marion. Clay County failure to appear warrant for domestic battery.

5-26-21 Chase A. Smith, age 34, of West Frankfort. Failure to appear for criminal damage to government property.

5-26-21 Allyssa V. Freeman, age 35, of Zeigler. Failure to appear for possession of drug paraphernalia.

5-27-21 Alexander K. Rush, age 20, of Benton. Failure to appear for criminal damage to property.

5-28-21 Jacob O. Smith, age 39, of Herrin. Theft, criminal damage to property and battery.

5-29-21 Joseph R. Uhls, age 41, of Herrin. Failure to appear for home repair fraud.

5-29-21 Gerri L. Summers, age 41, of Collinsville, IL. Failure to appear for driving while license suspended.

5-31-21 Loretta E. Forrester, age 77, of Muddy, IL. Failure to appear for violation of an order of protection.

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

Sheriff David L. Bartoni