Police Beat

Hancock County Sheriffs Report

Hancock County Sheriff Scott Bentzinger reports the following arrest for the week of June 10th, 2019

through June 16th, 2019

 

06/10/19

Rex E Derksen, age 33, of Hamilton, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Disorderly Conduct. Derksen was released after given a deferred payment and future court date.

Michelle J Long, age 53, of Carthage, IL was arrested and charged with Domestic Battery Long was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

06/11/19

Jerimie G Price, age 42, of Nauvoo, IL was arrested and charged with Violation of Order of Protection. Price remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his next court appearance.

Gabriel J Camp, age 42, of Hamilton, IL was arrested and detained for 30 days for Drug Court Sanction. Camp will remain in the Hancock County Jail till sentence served.

Charles D Burks, age 50, of Blandinsville, IL was arrested n a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Unlawful Delivery of Alcohol. Burks was released after given a deferred payment and a future court date.

Damion M Taber, age 40, of Camden, IL was arrested and charged with Retail Theft. Taber was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

06/12/19

Andrew P Boylan, age 25, of Fort Madison, IA was arrested and charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, Driving While License Suspended, Obstructing Identification, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Boylan was released on his own recognizance and given a future court date.

 

06/13/19

Larry C Nelson, age 45, of Warsaw, IL was arrested and charged with Domestic Battery. Nelson remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his next court appearance.

Dawn C Nelson Brown, age 48, of Warsaw, IL was arrested on a Brown County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Traffic Offense. Nelson Brown was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

Justin D Spurgeon, age 30, of Carthage, IL was arrested and charged with Domestic Battery. Spurgeon remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his next court appearance.

Mandy J Foster, age 34, of Hamilton, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Driving While License Suspended. Foster remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting her next court appearance.

 

06/14/19

Eric K Thomas, age 27, Carthage, IL was arrested and charged with Possession of Methamphetamine. Thomas remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail

awaiting his initial court appearance.

Keith A Graham, age 58, of Warsaw, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Driving While License Revoked, Possession of Certificate Title Without Complete Assignment, Unlawful Display of Registration, and Driving While License Revoked. Graham remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his next court appearance.

Cory F Elrod, age 42, of Carthage, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Forgery. Elrod was released after given a deferred payment and future court date.

Blake W Smith, age 36, of Carthage, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Unlawful Violation of an Order of Protection. Smith was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

Dawn M Harr, age 49, of Hamilton, IL was arrested and charged with Driving While License Suspended. Harr was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

06/15/19

Amie T Schmitz, age 44, of Dallas City, IL was arrested and charged with Theft and Criminal Trespass. Schmitz was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

06/16/19

Jerry L Pittman, age 51, of Dallas City, IL was arrested and charged with Theft of Mislaid Property. Pittman remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his initial court appearance.

 

ALL SUBJECTS ARE CONSIDERED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN A COURT OF

LAW.


Hancock County Sheriffs Report

Hancock County Sheriff's Office

98 Buchanan St.

Carthage, IL 62321 Telephone: (217) 357-2115 Fax: (217) 357-3035

Scott M Bentzinger

Sheriff

 

 

Hancock County Sheriff Scott Bentzinger reports the following arrest for the week of May 27th, 2019

through June 2nd, 2019

06/03/19

Paul D Henson, age 41, of Keokuk, IA was arrested and charged with Driving While License Suspended. Henson was also arrested on Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Driving While License Suspended. Henson was also arrested on a Henderson County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of Driving Under the the Influence of Alcohol. Henson was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

ASON

 

06/04/19

James D Maloney, age 36, of Bushnell, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Driving While License Suspended. Maloney was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

06/05/19

Drake J Fosdyck, age 18, of Basco, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Criminal Damage to Property. Fosdcyk was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

06/06/19

Lawrence E Shepler, age 35, of Plymouth, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Shepler was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

06/07/19

Austin JC Husted, age 23, of West Point, IL was arrested and charged with Driving While License Suspended. Husted remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his next court appearance.

 

Joseph D Brown, age 43, of Warsaw, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Violation of an Order of Protection and Reckless Conduct. Brown was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

Paulette S Hays, age 39, of Nauvoo, IL was arrested and charged with Possession of Controlled Substance. Hays remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting her next court appearance.

 

Eric L Munson, age 55, of Carthage, IL was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. Munson was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

Dantwon H Jackson, age 27, of Carthage, IL was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. Jackson remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his initial court date.

 

06/08/19

Jimmy G Barragan, age 56, of Keokuk, IA was arrested and charged with Aggravated Battery and Resisting a Peace Officer. Barragan was also arrested on a Lee County Iowa Warrant charging him with Burglary and Possession of Burglars Tools. Barragan remains lodged awaiting his initial court appearance.

 

Kalon B Monroe, age 57, of Hamilton, IL was arrested and charged with Driving While License Revoked. Monroe was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

06/09/19

Makenzy L Gilpin, age 19, of Fort Madison, IA was arrested on a Henderson County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Unlawful Possession of Cannabis. Gilpin was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

ALL SUBJECTS ARE CONSIDERED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN A COURT OF

LAW

 


Fulton County Sheriffs Report

TICKETS

5/20/19

Maranda M Murphy

Canton

Speeding

 

5/29/19

Kylee M DeCapp

Cuba

Speeding

 

5/30/19

Joseph P Startz

Rantoul

Speeding

 

Bethany M Toland

Cuba

Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid Accident, Failure to Stop for Flagger in Construction Area

 

5/31/19

Randy T Mendes

St David

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

 

6/3/19

Danielle N Smith

Canton

Operating Uninsured Vehicle

 

6/4/19

Carol Cozad

Lewistown

Expired Registration

 

Julia L Brackett

Canton

Speeding

 

Kia J Zimmerman

Fulton, MO

Speeding

 

6/5/19

Nikiya L Berman-Foley

Canton

DWLS

 

Charles L Ricker

Lewistown

Speeding, Disobey Stop Sign, Speeding, Aggravated Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Peace Officer

 

ARRESTS

6/1/19

Wendell R Smizer, 32

Cuba

Criminal Trespass to Land

 

6/4/19

David S Miller, 36

Crawfordsville, IN

Battery, Warrant

 

Aaron L Mathany, 35

Havana

Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

 

6/5/19

Shane A Sornson, 46

Pekin

Possession of Stolen Vehicle, Possession of Methamphetamine, Aggravated Fleeing or Eluding Officer, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

 

6/6/19

Charles L Ricker, 34

Lewistown

Aggravated Fleeing or Eluding Officer, False Reporting

 

Jesse D Fuller, 36

Pekin

Theft, Unlawful Restraint

 

ANYONE ARRESTED IS PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN COURT

 


Office Of Public Safety Report

The crime log incidents posted may not match the crime statistics as reported in the Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report per the federal Clery Act, as the crime log is compiled using the Illinois Crimes Code and the crime statistics are required by law to be compiled using the Federal Uniformed Crime Reporting definitions.

According to federal law, an institution may withhold any of the required fields of entry, e.g. the nature, date, time, location and/or disposition, if any of the following conditions apply. Disclosure is prohibited: by law; would jeopardize the confidentiality of the victim; would jeopardize an ongoing criminal investigation or the safety of an individual; would cause a suspect to flee or evade detection; or would result in the destruction of evidence.

On June 5 at 7:46 p.m. an employee reported the theft of two $50 bills from the Harry Mussatto Golf Course pro shop between 6:30-7:30 p.m. The incident is under investigation.


Hancock County Sheriffs Report

Hancock County Sheriff Scott Bentzinger reports the following arrest for the week of May 27th, 2019

through June 2nd, 2019

05/27/19'

Casey L Carr, age 43, of Keokuk, IA was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. Carr was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

Cameron J Bright, age 25, of Winfield, IA was arrested and charged with Driving While License Suspended. Bright was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

Matthew G Miller, age 31, of LaHarpe, IL was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. Miller was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

05/28/19

Angela M Nassar, age 21, of Grand Blanc, MI was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear on original charges of Reckless Conduct. Nassar was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

Stevie R Londrie, age 28, of Keokuk, IA was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging her with Petition to Revoke or Modify Sentence on original charges of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Londrie remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail awaiting her next court appearance.

 

Daniel S Lafferty, age 33, of Nauvoo, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Predatory Criminal Sexual Abuse. Lafferty remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his next court appearance.

 

05/29/19

Arlo C Stoneking, age 66, of Hamilton, IL was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault and Resisting a Peace Officer. Stoneking was released on his own recognizance and given a future court date.

 

Timtohy J Sampson, age 20, of Nauvoo, IL was arrested on a Warren County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear on original charges of No Valid Driver's License. Sampson was released after given a Notice to Appear at a future court date.

 

Joey R Bolander, age 36, of Augusta, IL was arrested and charged with Driving While License Suspended and Operating Uninsured Vehicle. Bolander was also arrested on a McDonough County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Uninsured. Bolander was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

Tonya L Horton, age 41, of Hamilton, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear for Petition to Revoke or Modify Sentence on original charges of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Horton remais lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting her next court appearance.

 

Breann N Johanningmeier, age 28, of Quincy, IL was arrested on an Adams County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear on original charges of Driving While License Suspended. Johanningmeier was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

05/31/19

Amy J Nelson, age 41, of Warsaw, IL was arrested and charged with Possession of Methamphetamine. Nelson was released on her own recognizance and given a future

court date.

 

Erika M Nichols, age 33, of Warsaw, IL was arrested and charged with Possession of Methamphetamine. Nichols was also arrested on an Adams County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear on original charges of Operating Uninsured Vehicle. Nichols remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail extradition to Adams County.

 

James R Kirby, age 32, of Warsaw, IL was arrested and charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, Driving While License Suspended, and No Insurance. Kirby remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu bail awaiting his next court appearance.

 

06/01/19

Joey R Bolander, age 36, of Augusta, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of Unlawful Possession or Storage of Methamphetamine. Bolander was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

Dawn M Harr, age 49, of Hamilton, IL was arrested and charged with Driving While License Suspended. Harr was also arrested on an Adams County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear on original charges of Operating Uninsured Motor Vehicle and Failure to Obey Stop Sign. Harr remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting her next court appearance.

 

06/02/19

Daniel S Jackson, age 43, of Dallas City, IL was arrested and charged with No Valid Driver's License. Jackson was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

Gregory A Meierotto, age 52, of Keokuk, IA was arrested on a Lee County, IA Warrant charging him with Theft 1st Degree. Meierotto remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting extradition to Iowa

 

ALL SUBJECTS ARE CONSIDERED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN A COURT OF

LAW.

 


Schuyler County Sheriff's Report

Schuyler Co Sheriff Bill Redshaw reports the following action in Schuyler Co for the week of May 27,2019-June4, 2019

 

On 5/27/2019

A juvenile of Browning was cited for Speeding 78mph in a 55mph zone

Rushville City Officer Kevin Murray arrested Jeffrey Agans on a Schuyler Co Warrant, Agans posted 471.00 cash bond

 

On 5/28/2019

Dalton Moore of Virginia was cited for Speeding 71mph in a 55mph zone

Terrance Markert of Macomb was cited for Operating an Uninsured Vehicle

Beardstown PD arrested Sesar Napoles on a Schuyler Co Warrant. Napoles is lodged in Schuyler Co Jail

 

5/29/2019

Seth Smith of Rushville was cited for Failure to Register. Smith was lodged in the Schuyler Co Jail and posted a 500 bond and was released

 

On 5/31/2019

Trevor Kimbro of Astoria was cited for Violation of Order of Protection. Kimbro posted 150.00 bond & was released

Andrew Kassing of Florissant, MO was cited for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Jeremy Fisher of Astoria was cited for Disobeying a Traffic Control Device

John Onion of Astoria was cited for Disobeying a Traffic Control Device

 

On 6/1/2019

Enrique Limon of Springfield was cited for Operating an Uninsured Vehicle & Speeding 73mph in a 55mph zone

Mckena Odonnell of Mapleton was cited for Speeding 70mph in a 55mph zone

Joseph Graff of Augusta was cited for Speeding 68mph in a 55mph zone

 

On 6/2/2019

A juvenile of Carthage was cited for No Valid Driver’s License, Curfew Violation, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Failure to Reduce Speed & Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor

A juvenile of Rushville was cited for Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor & Curfew Violation

Beardstown PD arrested Loyd Mathis on a Schuyler Co Warrant. Mathis remains in Schuyler Co Jail.

 

On 6/3/2019

Mark Welch of Macomb was cited for Speeding 74mph in a 55mph zone

 

On 6/4/2019

Crispin Cantu of Sterling was cited for Speeding 73mph in a 55mph zone

 

7 Deer/Vehicle accidents were reported and handled

 

10 Animal Complaints were reported and handled

 

Assisted other agencies on 6 occasions

 

6 Verbal Warnings

 

2 Motorist Assists

 

3 Warrants were executed

 

8 Summons were served

 

Schuyler Co Deputy’s patrolled 3106 miles

 

Schuyler Co Jail housed a daily average of 19 inmates

 

All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

 


Schuyler County Sheriff's Report

Schuyler Co Sheriff Bill Redshaw reports the following action in Schuyler Co for the week of May 27,2019-June4, 2019

 

On 5/27/2019

A juvenile of Browning was cited for Speeding 78mph in a 55mph zone

Rushville City Officer Kevin Murray arrested Jeffrey Agans on a Schuyler Co Warrant, Agans posted 471.00 cash bond

 

On 5/28/2019

Dalton Moore of Virginia was cited for Speeding 71mph in a 55mph zone

Terrance Markert of Macomb was cited for Operating an Uninsured Vehicle

Beardstown PD arrested Sesar Napoles on a Schuyler Co Warrant. Napoles is lodged in Schuyler Co Jail

 

5/29/2019

Seth Smith of Rushville was cited for Failure to Register. Smith was lodged in the Schuyler Co Jail and posted a 500 bond and was released

 

On 5/31/2019

Trevor Kimbro of Astoria was cited for Violation of Order of Protection. Kimbro posted 150.00 bond & was released

Andrew Kassing of Florissant, MO was cited for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Jeremy Fisher of Astoria was cited for Disobeying a Traffic Control Device

John Onion of Astoria was cited for Disobeying a Traffic Control Device

 

On 6/1/2019

Enrique Limon of Springfield was cited for Operating an Uninsured Vehicle & Speeding 73mph in a 55mph zone

Mckena Odonnell of Mapleton was cited for Speeding 70mph in a 55mph zone

Joseph Graff of Augusta was cited for Speeding 68mph in a 55mph zone

 

On 6/2/2019

A juvenile of Carthage was cited for No Valid Driver’s License, Curfew Violation, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Failure to Reduce Speed & Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor

A juvenile of Rushville was cited for Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor & Curfew Violation

Beardstown PD arrested Loyd Mathis on a Schuyler Co Warrant. Mathis remains in Schuyler Co Jail.

 

On 6/3/2019

Mark Welch of Macomb was cited for Speeding 74mph in a 55mph zone

 

On 6/4/2019

Crispin Cantu of Sterling was cited for Speeding 73mph in a 55mph zone

 

7 Deer/Vehicle accidents were reported and handled

 

10 Animal Complaints were reported and handled

 

Assisted other agencies on 6 occasions

 

6 Verbal Warnings

 

2 Motorist Assists

 

3 Warrants were executed

 

8 Summons were served

 

Schuyler Co Deputy’s patrolled 3106 miles

 

Schuyler Co Jail housed a daily average of 19 inmates

 

All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

 


Hancock County Sheriff's Report

Hancock County Sheriff Scott Bentzinger reports the following arrest for the week of May 20th, 2019

through May 26th, 2019

 

05/20/19

Leslie W Logel, age 49, of La Harpe, IL was arrested and charged with Driving While License Suspended. Logal was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

05/21/19

Brent A Deeter, age 45, of Plymouth, IL was arrested and charged with Contempt of Court. Deeter remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail awaiting his next court appearance.

 

Jeslyn E Thomas, age 18, of Hamilton, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging her with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on original charges of No Valid Driver's License. Thomas was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

le.

 

05/23/19

Dalton L Boudewyn, age 18, of Keokuk, IA was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Count 1 Criminal Trespass to Residence and Count 2 Criminal Damage to Property. Boudewyn remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting his next court appearance.

 

Zachary M Thurman, age 18 of Hamilton, IL was arrested on a Lee County Warrant charging him with Violation of Probation. Thurman was released to Lee County, IA Authorities.

 

05/24/19

Brandy L VanHyning, age 23, of Loraine, IL was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. VanHyning was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

Mary E Olson, age 44, of Carthage, IL was arrested on a Effingham County Warrant charging her Failure to Appear on original charges of Bad Check. Olson remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail in lieu of bail awaiting extradition to Effingham County.

 

Jesse V Johnson-Booth, age 27, of Fort Madison, IA was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. Johnson-Booth was also arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Failure to Appear / Failure to Pay on origianl charges of Possession of Cannabis. Johnson-Booth was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

05/25/19

Curtis J Boyer, age 54, of Dallas City, IL was arrested and charged with Driving While License Revoked. Boyer was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

05/26/19

Michael S Courtney, age 39, of Quincy, IL was arrested and charged with Driving Under the Influence. Courtney was released after posting the required bond and given a future court date.

 

ALL SUBJECTS ARE CONSIDERED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN A COURT OF

LAW.

 


Fatal Crash

Fatal injury crash update involving Commercial Motor Vehicle and Farm Tractor occured in US 67, .3 miles south of County Road 1700 North. This incident happened on May 22nd at 1:09 pm. The Vehicle Units are “ 2012 Kenworth 2 axle box truck and 4430 John Deere tractor.   Driver Gregory Jones, 28 years old from Nevada, IA and Timothy Sullivan, 64 years old from Macomb, IL were involved in this accident. Seat Belts were used by Jones but not used by Sullivan. The cause of this accident was both cars failed to reduce speed to avoid any crash. The sky was clear and sunny as  Sullivan and Jones were north bound on US 67, south of County Road 1700 North in McDonough County. Sullivan was driving a 4430 John Deere tractor. Jones was driving a 2012 Kenworth box truck.

 

Sullivan was driving his tractor in the right lane of a 4 lane highway when Jones approach from behind and struck the rear of Sullivan’s tractor. The impact caused Jones’ truck to leave the road and enter the median, where it came to rest.Sullivan’s tractor sustained extensive damage and Sullivan was ejected as a result of the impact. Sullivan was transported to McDonough District Hospital by ambulance and then life flighted to OSF Saint Francis in Peoria, IL in critical condition.

 

Jones did not sustain any injuries. Sullivan subsequently died of injuries he suffered in the traffic crash at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Peoria, Illinois.Charges for Jones is failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash. Investigation is ongoing.Assisting Agencies are McDonough County Sheriff’s Office, Air Evac Lifeteam, Lifeguard Ambulance Service, Good Hope Fire Department and Macomb Fire Department.


Missing Endangered

Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and the family of Patricia McDowell, will requests the public’s assistance in searching for Patricia. Patricia was last seen Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 6:30am. Patricia is 74 years old. Patricia is 5’4” tall and about 140 pounds. She has brown hair and blue eyes. Patricia has recently experienced memory loss and confusion and depression. She may be near a 2012 Buick LaCrosse with Illinois license plate ZV36508. 


If Patricia is located please call 911 immediately or if any person has information that would help locate Patricia please call Hancock County Sheriffs office at 217-357-2115. Attached is a photo of Patricia. 

Chief Deputy Scott Cowser
Hancock County Sheriff’s Office
98 Buchanan St
Carthage, Illinois 62321
Office-217-357-2115  ext #1006
Fax-217-357-3035
Work Cell-309-221-7491