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JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS – OCTOBER 27TH, 2021

JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS – OCTOBER 27TH, 2021

MT. VERNON, IL — On Wednesday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office along with the Mt. Vernon Police Department reported the following arrests to WMIX/WDML News; 21-year-old Travon Mainer of Mt. Vernon was arrested Tuesday by the Mt. Vernon Police Department for Violation of Bail Bond. This information comes directly from the daily booking report at…Read more…

Mt. Vernon man shot when trying to escape custody at Jefferson County Courthouse

Mt. Vernon man shot when trying to escape custody at Jefferson County Courthouse

MT. VERNON, IL — Illinois State Police is investigating an officer-involved shooting Tuesday afternoon at the Jefferson County Courthouse. According to preliminary information from the Illinois State Police in charge of the investigation, a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office correctional officer was transporting Fredrick Goss, a 55-year-old male inmate, to the courtroom for a jury trial. While in the…Read more…

JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS – OCTOBER 26TH, 2021

JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS – OCTOBER 26TH, 2021

MT. VERNON, IL — On Tuesday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office along with the Mt. Vernon Police Department reported the following arrests to WMIX/WDML News; 21-year-old Kevin Dudley of Mt. Vernon was arrested Monday by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s office for Possession of Meth. 45-year-old Alexsis Garcia of Mt. Vernon was arrested Monday by the…Read more…

ROAD CLOSURE FOR VETERANS MEMORIAL DRIVE STARTS WEDNESDAY

ROAD CLOSURE FOR VETERANS MEMORIAL DRIVE STARTS WEDNESDAY

MT. VERNON, IL — The section of Veterans Memorial Drive from 34th Street to Plum Avenue will be closed to all thru traffic.  Local traffic will have access from either the east or west  of the exact project location which will be approximately  750 feet  east of 34th street.  A detour identified by signage will…Read more…

JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS – OCTOBER 25TH, 2021

JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS – OCTOBER 25TH, 2021

MT. VERNON, IL — On Monday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office along with the Mt. Vernon Police Department reported the following arrests to WMIX/WDML News; 50-year-old Bobby Coleman of Mt. Vernon was arrested Friday by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office on a Probation Violation. 26-year-old Jeffery Haremski of Herrin was arrested Friday by the Mt.…Read more…