• Ina arrest may uncover identity theft ring

    by  • December 19, 2013 • 0 Comments

    According to Ina police, a traffic stop may have uncovered an identity theft ring. Jacequeline Elibert Martinez Lazo, 24, was taken into custody early Tuesday morning after an officer stopped her car on Interstate 57. Police say Lazo was speeding and under the influence of drugs. During a search of her car, officers reportedly...

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    ICC approves increase to Ameren gas delivery rates

    by  • December 18, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The Illinois Commerce Commission today approved new natural gas delivery rates for Ameren Illinois customers, following a months-long financial review and hearings. The Commission voted to allow Ameren Illinois to increase rates that are expected to generate approximately $32 million in new annual revenue, a 10.02 percent increase over current revenue. The company initially...

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    Sixth drug sweep results in numerous Jefferson County arrests

    by  • December 18, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Members of the Mt. Mount Vernon Police Department and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday conducted yet another drug sweep throughout Mt. Vernon and Jefferson County in an effort of locating and arresting several individuals wanted on drug related warrants. The warrants were issued by the Jefferson County State’s Attorney’s Office and were signed...

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