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    Free on bail, two Mt. Vernon men arrested on meth charges

    by  • March 26, 2014 • News

    Two men who were subjects in a Mt. Vernon drug sweep in May have again been arrested, this time on a string of methamphetamine related felonies. According to Jefferson County State’s Attorney Doug Hoffman, members of the Mt. Vernon Police Department/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department Joint Narcotics Division on Sunday arrested 46-year-old Larry W. York...

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    Former state trooper agains seeks license reinstatement

    by  • March 26, 2014 • News

    A former Illinois state trooper who lost his driving privileges after causing a southwestern Illinois freeway crash that killed two sisters is asking for a fifth time to get his license reinstated. The Belleville News-Democrat reports Matt Mitchell will have a hearing on his latest request May 20 in Mount Vernon. Mitchell was working...

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    Father and son arrested on heroin charges

    by  • March 25, 2014 • News

    Bail has been set and public defenders appointed for a father and son arrested by Kinmundy police for alleged possession of heroin. Reports indicate 31-year-old Josh Robinson, of Kinmundy, and his 60-year-old father John J. Robinson, of Violet Hills,  Arkansas, were arrested after Kinmundy police approached a vehicle at the home of the son,...

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