COUNTY

Arrests: On May 13 Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested Kenny Laporte, 53, of Gilman. According to police reports, Laporte was charged with domestic battery. Laporte was transported to the Iroquois County Jail in lieu of bond.

Accidents: Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police investigated a single-vehicle accident MAh 13 on County Road 2400 North approximately one-half of a mile west of County Road 500 East. According to police reports, a truck pulling a bulk box carrier was being driven by Zachariah Schexnayder, 26, of Kempton. Schexnayder was eastbound on 2400 North and pulling over to the shoulder to allow traffic to pass. The build box carrier started sliding into the south ditch embankment and when trying to recover from it, the vehicle spun 180 degrees and entered the north ditch. The truck and box carrier ten overturned and came to rest on their tops. The driver was transported to Riverside Hospital by Riverside EMS for suspected minor injuries. There was more than $1,500 in damage to the truck and box carrier and no citations were issued.

CITY

Watseka

May 10

Police responded to a person with mental issue in the 400 block of East Cherry Street at 12:39 a.m.

Police responded to a call about a suspected DUI driver in the 400 block of West Walnut at 3:16 a.m.

Police responded to a call about a violation of an order protection in the 400 block of North Fifth Street at 5;09 a.m.

Police responded to a business alarm in the 1100 block of East Walnut at 9:03 a.m.

Police responded to a call about a domestic dispute in the 200 block of West Walnut at 12:06 p.m.

Police responded to a call about trespassers in the 200 block of East Walnut at 1:09 p0.m.

Police responded to a call about a reckless driver in the area of Park and Yount at 1:32 p.m.

Police responded to a call about a burglary attempt in the 1200 block of Sugar Creek Court at 1:52 p.m.

Police responded to a call about a person with mental issues in the 400 block of East Cherry Street at 4:38 p.m.

Police responded to a vehicle complaint in the 400 block of East Cherry at 6:53 p.m.

COUNTY

On May 17, Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested Miranda R. Williams, 29, of Stockland. According to police reports, Williams was charged with domestic battery. Williams was placed in custody and transported to the Iroquois County Jail in lieu of bond.

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