• Jefferson County Crimestoppers seeks information

    by  • March 15, 2013

    Jefferson County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or people involved in a battery and armed robbery that happened in the 1400 block of South 10th Street. The offense reportedly occurred on Friday, March 15, 2013 around 0330 hours, when an individual was jumped while...

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    Police and Fire Blotter

    by  • March 15, 2013

    March 14th, 2013 Criminal Damage Two black females came into a storeĀ  on 5th street Thursday night and stole items. Caller also stated the females were swinging a large stick and broke the register. Warrant Arrest Dustin Branch, 23, of Centralia was arrested on a Marion County warrant Thursday afternoon. He was taken to...

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    Proposed measure would create IDOC construction need

    by  • March 14, 2013

    One firearms bill working its way through the House would enhance the penalties for certain weapons violations, but could come at a steep price for Department of Corrections. House Bill 2265 would increase penalties for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and unlawful possession of a firearm by a street gang member. While most...

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