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 News Releases from the Henderson County Sheriff Department
Henderson County Sheriff Steve P. Haynes releases:
7:40AM, Henderson County Sheriff's Deputy handled a public complaint in the Township of Stronghurst.

02/24/2014, Monday 4:38PM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy patrolling on IL Rt. 94, south of Stronghurst in the Township of Stronghurst issued a citation to Eric J. Adams of Monmouth, IL, age: 23 for speeding. Adams' court date set. 5:53PM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy patrolling on US Rt. 34 at Meads curve in the Township of Gladstone issued a citation to Richard E. Mack of Orion, IL, age: 44 for speeding. Mack's court date set. 7:17PM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy investigated an illegal parking complaint on IL Rt. 94 at Co. Rd. 1150E in the Township of Biggsville.

02/25/2014, Tuesday 12:45AM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy assisted a stranded motorist on US Rt. 34 at Co. Rd. 700E in the Township of Gladstone. 7:12AM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy responded to a residence in the Township of Stronghurst to investigate a family dispute which occurred in the Village of Media. 7:35AM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy responded to a business in the Township of Rozetta for a burglar alarm activated. 8:26AM, Henderson County Sheriff assisted the Stronghurst Ambulance Service at a residence in the Village of Stronghurst for a medical call. 12:00PM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy arrested Mertina H. McClellon of Burlington, IA, age: 30 for a Henderson County Warrant at the Henderson County Jail. McClellon was processed and then posted bond. McClellon's court date, 03/12/2014 at 10:00AM. 4:29PM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy responded to a residence in the Village of Biggsville for a neighborhood trouble complaint.

02/26/2014, Wednesday 12:06PM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy handled a family dispute which occurred at a residence in the Township of Oquawka. 1:25PM, Henderson County Sheriff assisted the Biggsville Ambulance Service with a medical call at a residence in the Township of Stronghurst.

02/27/2014, Thursday 1:12AM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy responded to the West Central High School for an activated burglar alarm. The deputy along with the key holder checked the school and it was secure. 9:10AM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy responded to a residence on IL Rt. 164, east of Oquawka in the Township of Oquawka to investigate a public complaint. 10:36AM, Henderson County Sheriff arrested Eric M. Walker of Gladstone, IL, age: 27 on a Henderson County Warrant at the Des Moines County Jail in the Burlington, IA. The Sheriff transported Walker to the Henderson County Jail, then was processed and then placed into jail. Walker held pending a court appearance. 11:36AM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy responded to a motor vehicle accident on IL Rt. 96, one mile east of Lomax in the Township of Lomax. The deputy issued a citation to Jonathan R. McSperritt of Blandinsville, IL, age: 21 for Failure to Exercise Due Care. McSperritt's court date, 03/26/2014 at 10:00AM. 12:15PM, Henderson County Sheriff Dispatch received information from the Village of Biggsville that the wooden bridge on Bridge St. is closed until further notice. 2:12PM, Henderson County Sheriff responded to a parking lot in the Village of Terre Haute to check abandoned vehicle that has been parked there for several days. 5:50PM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy responded to a residence in the Village of Biggsville to investigate a public complaint.

02/28/2014, Friday 6:10AM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy responded to a motor vehicle accident on IL Rt. 94, north of IL Rt. 116 in the Township of Stronghurst. 8:15AM, Henderson County Sheriff and deputy responded to a business in the Village of Biggsville for an activated burglar alarm. The alarm was a false alarm, employee error. 8:39AM, Henderson County Sheriff responded to a business in the Village of Raritan to investigate a burglary which occurred overnight. 4:39PM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy patrolling on US Rt. 34 near Co. Rd. 1300N in the Township of Gladstone issued a citation to Denis L. Brochkarev of Little Suamico, WI, age: 19 for Improper Passing. Brochkarev's court date, 03/26/2014 at 10:00AM. 4:39PM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy patrolling on US Rt. 34 near Co. Rd. 1300N in the Township of Gladstone issued a citation to Charles R. Shanklin of Chicago, IL, age: 59 for Improper Passing and Driving While License Suspended. Shanklin was transported to the Henderson County Jail, where he was processed and then posted bond. Shanklin's court date, 04/02/2014 at 10:00AM.

03/01/2014, Saturday 9:10AM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy handled a public complaint which occurred in the Township of Gladstone. 10:58AM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy responded to a motorist report of a abandoned motor vehicle on Co. Rd. 700E by Co. Rd 1100N in the Township of Carman. 10:43PM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy responded to a motor vehicle accident on IL Rt. 116, north of Co. Rd. 1900E in the Township of Raritan. Herekeza Mulengwa of Iowa City, IA, age: 25, driving a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt was traveling west bound on IL Rt. 116 approaching Co. Rd. 1900E and lost control on the snow covered roadway and struck a utility pole. No injury reported. The deputy issued a citation to Herekeza Mulengwa of Iowa City, IA, age: 25 for Too Fast for Conditionís. Mulengwaís court date, 04/04/2014 at 10:00AM.

03/02/2014, Sunday 8:35AM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy responded to IL Rt. 164, west of Co. Rd. 1350E in the Township of Gladstone for a natural gas leak. Assisting agency was the Oquawka Volunteer Fire Department. 9:53AM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy responded to a motor vehicle accident on Co. Rd. 700E at Co. Rd. 1100N in the Township of Carman. Penny L. Donlan of Stronghurst, IL, age: 49, driving a 2003 Ford Taurus (Unit 1) and Cody J. Moss of Lomax, IL, age: 18, driving a 2003 Ford Taurus (Unit 2). Unit one was traveling north bound on Co. Rd. wfollowing behind Unit 2. Unit 2 started to slide on the snow covered roads and slid in the rear of Unit 1 and then struck Unit 1. Unit 2 started sliding to try and avoid striking Unit 1. No injuries reported. The deputy issued a citation to Penny L. Donlan of Stronghurst, IL, age: 49 for Driving Too Fast for Conditions. Donlanís court date, 04/02/2014 at 10:00AM. The deputy also issued a citation to Cody J. Moss of Lomax, IL, age: 18 for Following Too Closely. Mossís court date, 04/02/2014 at 10:00AM. 3:54PM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy handled a telephone harassment complaint which occurred in the Township of Oquawka. 9:57PM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputy assisted the Burlington Fire Department Ambulance with a medical call at a residence in the Village of Gulfport.

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Henderson County Sheriff Department
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(309) 867-4291 or 888-867-1101
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