SESSER – A crash involving a car and a tractor pulling a planter happened around 6:30 Monday night on Illinois 154 in Franklin County. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says a Case Tractor, driven by 44-year-old Christopher M. Sullivan of Sesser, was pulling a planter westbound on 154. A car, driven by 40-year-old Jessica K.
BENTON – Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 29-year-old Dustin C.J. Curry of West Frankfort Tuesday afternoon for grooming – a Class 4 felony – and for solicitation to meet a minor – a second Class 4 felony. Sheriff Don Jones says Curry’s arrest is part of an ongoing investigation by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Cyber
MT. VERNON (WRXX/WILY) – A 40-year-old Mt. Vernon man is in the Jefferson County Jail after an ongoing drug investigation led to his Monday arrest on meth-related charges. Bail for Patrick R. Keef, was set Tuesday in Jefferson County court at $60,000 and he was formally charged with Class 1 felony unlawful delivery of between
MT. VERNON (WRXX/WILY) – A 58-year-old Ina man was sentenced Thursday in Jefferson County court to decades in prison after he was convicted earlier this year of multiple counts of sexually assaulting two young girls. Judge Jerry Crisel convicted Anthony R. Williams in July of two Class 1 felony counts of criminal sexual assault of
CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police arrested two men Monday afternoon after officers responded to a report of an armed robbery in progress at Omar’s Food Mart on East Walnut in Carbondale. Police say the suspects, 20-year-old Joseph L. Paden of Chicago and 18-year-old Jered McPike of Lansing, Illinois, were reported to be wearing masks and to
CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police are seeking the identities of three suspects allegedly involved in a retail theft investigation at Dick’s Sporting Goods on East Main. Police say around 1:40 p.m. on Oct. 9, the three suspects stole merchandise from Dick’s and left in a silver Ford Fusion with no license plates attached. The suspects are