Michael M. Rapa, 67, of Fairview Heights, Illinois, was arraigned Friday in federal court on a three-count indictment charging him with possessing prepubescent child pornography (two counts) and possessing child pornography. According to the indictment, on Nov. 2 and Nov. 30, 2017, Rapa knowingly possessed... Read More.
According to the Richland County TB and Public Health Office, a coronavirus-positive Richland County, Illinois, resident in her 20s is being charged with reckless conduct for violating an isolation order. Richland County State's Attorney Charles B. Vaughn reportedly filed the Class A Misdemeanor case against... Read More.
Illinois State Police arrested 31 year old Jessica McPherson of New Haven Thursday evening. While State Police didn’t provide any details on the arrest, court records show McPherson has been charged with DUI, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Unlawful Storage of a Controlled... Read More.
Online court documents along with several telephone calls to law enforcement officials have revealed details surrounding the arrest of 32 year old Gabriel Goolsby. Officials say a tip to the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force helped lead them to the arrest. The local... Read More.
A federal grand jury for the Southern District of Illinois has returned on indictment charging Brittany Freeman, 27, of Johnston City, Illinois (Williamson County), with four counts of theft of mail by a postal service employee. Freeman worked as a mail carrier for the Goreville post office.... Read More.
A 78 year old McLeansboro woman was in court Wednesday morning following her arrest over the weekend. Hamilton County Sheriff’s authorities charged Lynda K. Johnson with Attempted First Degree Murder, Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm,... Read More.
One of the three individuals charged with Concealment of a Homicide in connection with the death of Chase Mitchell was in court Tuesday morning. 22-year old Toria Emerson pled not guilty at her preliminary hearing. Court documents indicate probable cause was found and Emerson,... Read More.
Carmi Police were called to break up what’s described as “a large fight” Wednesday morning. Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Sycamore just after 11am in response to a report of a fight in progress with an alleged large number of combatants. ... Read More.
A 35 year old Crossville man, Clayton Andrew Swanner, is being held without bond in the White County Jail on a charge of Aggravated Domestic Battery. The White County Sheriff’s Department was called to a... Read More.
A 35 year old Newburgh, IN woman, Kendra Lee Luebbehusen, is being held in the White County Jail as of late Sunday evening. White County 911 Dispatch received a call around 10:22 pm in reference to a traffic crash on County Road 600 East,... Read More.