Local News

August 3, 2012

 

Jail Population: 77

Summons Served: 3

Warrant Arrests: 0

 

Anthony Thoennes, 29, Bloomington, was issued a citation for Speeding (79 mph in a 55 mph zone). Thoennes posted his IL Drivers License as bond and was released.

 

Jacob Fatheree, 28, Clinton, was issued a citation for Speeding (75 mph in a 55 mph zone). Fatheree was issued a notice to appear and was released.

 

Kent Jackson, 59, LeRoy, was issued a citation for No Valid Driver’s License. Jackson was issued a notice to appear and was released.

 

Bradford Downs, 39, Wapella, was issued a citation for Expired Registration. Downs was issued a notice to appear and was released.

 

Investigation into the scene of an accident which occurred at approximately 4:50 p.m. on Thursday, August 2, revealed that a vehicle driven by Melvin Baker, 62, Emden, was westbound on IL-10, west of County Highway 17, when the driver veered off the road to the left (south). Continuing in the ditch, Baker slid sideways, struck an embankment, and then partially rolled. Baker came to a rest on its wheels, facing east. Both front airbags deployed. The crash appeared to cause significant damage to Baker’s vehicle. Baker was transported by ambulance to St. Joseph Hospital in Bloomington. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

 

ALL SUSPECTS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL FOUND GUILTY IN A COURT OF LAW.

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