McLeansboro Police Report

MCLEANSBORO – The following information was released by McLeansboro Police Chief John Taylor on Friday, July 19, 2019. On Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at around 9 a.m., the McLeansboro Police Department responded to the 500 Block of East Randolph Street for a disorderly person. Chief Taylor received a signed complaint for disorderly conduct for a

McLeansboro Police Extending Current Alternative Transportation Permits

MCLEANSBORO – The McLeansboro Police Department says due to anticipated changes with the Alternative Transportation Permits in the City of McLeansboro, all current permits are being extended. According to a post on the McLeansboro Police Department’s Facebook page, the police department will not be renewing permits until after the Aug. 13, 2019 city council meeting.

PADUCAH MAN HIT WITH WILLIAMSON COUNTY DRUG CHARGE

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – A Paducah, Kentucky man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. U.S. Attorney Steven D. Weinhoeft announced Wednesday that according to the indictment, 35-year-old Ronald R. Springfield committed the offense on April 30, 2019 in Williamson County. Springfield made his initial appearance in federal

HERRIN MAN CHARGED WITH FEDERAL DRUG OFFENSE

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – A Herrin man has been charged by indictment with unlawfully possessing over 50 grams of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. U.S. Attorney Steven D. Weinhoeft announced Wednesday that the indictment alleges that 34-year-old Adam R. Walker committed the offense on May 1, 2019 in Williamson County. Walker made his initial appearance

MT. VERNON MAN SENTENCED FOR WILLIAMSON COUNTY DRUG OFFENSE

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – A Mt. Vernon man has been sentenced to 140 months in prison on a federal methamphetamine violation. U.S. Attorney Steven D. Weinhoeft said Wednesday that earlier this year 51-year-old Leonard M. “Lenny” Falcone pleaded guilty to a one-count indictment charging conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Evidence at the plea and sentencing hearings established

Two Teens Facing Multiple Burglary Charges in Jefferson County

MT. VERNON – Mt. Vernon and Jefferson County authorities arrested two men Tuesday in connection with burglaries in the area. According to Mt. Vernon Police, over the last week and a half, their detectives have been investigating burglaries in the area along with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department Detective Division. During the investigations, detectives were

Herrin Man Sentenced for Aggravated DUI

MARION – A Herrin man pled guilty to aggravated DUI, a Class 2 felony, and was sentenced in Williamson County Court Monday to four years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Williamson County State’s Attorney Brandon Zanotti says on Nov. 30, 2015, 52-year-old Guy A. Phipps was arrested for DUI following a traffic stop in