• Beckemeyer man pleads guilty to sex abuse

    by  • November 5, 2013 • 0 Comments

    A 35-year-old Beckemeyer man pleaded guilty Tuesday in Clinton County court to aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 13. Shaun A. Focht was sentenced to four years probation, 150 days periodic imprisonment, was ordered to pay nearly $9,000 in fines and restitution, as well as to attend a special...

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    Police identify those involved in Wamac stabbing

    by  • November 5, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Wamac police have released the names of those involved in a stabbing incident just before 4 o’clock Monday afternoon on Sanders Street. According to Wamac Police Chief Brooks Alcorn, 37-year-old Curtis E. Scott, of Centralia has been arrested for felony home invasion causing bodily injury and is being held in the Marion County jail...

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    Wamac PD investigating afternoon stabbing

    by  • November 4, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Wamac police are investigating a Monday afternoon incident on Sanders Street, that has one in custody and one in the hospital. According to Wamac Police Chief Brooks Alcorn, an investigation is ongoing into the incident that took place around 4 p.m. Monday. Alcorn says one man has been taken to St. Mary’s Good Samaritan...

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    Two flee from accident in stolen car

    by  • November 4, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Two people fled the scene of an early Sunday morning car accident in Central City, and the Marion County Sheriff’s department is reporting the car in which they crashed was stolen. According to the sheriff’s department, the vehicle had been reported stolen earlier in Washington County. Reports indicate the car was westbound when it...

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