Daily Police Reports, received from both the Lincoln City Police and the Logan County Sheriff's Department, include arrests and allegations of criminal activities. Please note that all citizens are innocent until proven guilty. Weekly Court Reports cover legal matters decided in the court of law.


Daily police reports

Weekly court reports




Daily police reports
Date, time of offense or when report was made; gender, age, general address of alleged offender; alleged offense; location of alleged offense

Lincoln Police Department
Today's entries

Criminal damage of vehicle

  • 7/13, 9:40 a.m.; a 1994 Chevrolet Celebrity was damaged sometime overnight while parked in the yard of a resident on the 1200 block of Third Street

Drug paraphernalia

  • 7/13, 4:59 a.m.; male, 20, 700 Avenue, Hartsburg, possession of drug paraphernalia, arrested at the corner of South State Street and Broadwell; driver's license suspended; held for prosecution

In-state warrant

  • 7/13, 9:52 p.m.; female, 19, 300 block of West Kickapoo, criminal misdemeanor, arrested at 300 block of West Kickapoo; held for prosecution

Theft $300 and under

  • 7/13, 10:59 a.m.; a blue Roadmaster 10-speed mountain bicycle was stolen sometime last week outside a residence on the 500 block of North Jefferson Street

Traffic violation

  • 7/13, 4:23 p.m.; a bicyclist was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Woodlawn and Union; the bicyclist was taken to the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital

Yesterday's entries

Criminal damage to property over $300

  • 7/12, 6:34 a.m.; sometime between 9:45 p.m. on 7/11 and 6:30 a.m. on 7/12, a black 1998 Chevrolet was damaged in the Wal-Mart parking lot; damage includes cracked bumper, dents and scratches along the driver's side, and scratches on the rear bumper

Criminal trespass to residence

  • 7/12, 4:41 p.m.; male, 26, 100 block of South Logan; criminal trespass to property; arrested at 321 S. Sangamon

Domestic battery

  • 7/12, 6:17 p.m.; female, 23, 600 block of Fourth Street; domestic battery; arrested at residence, held for prosecution
  • 7/12, 5:09 p.m.; male, 33, 600 block of Fourth Street; arrested same as above


  • 7/12, 12:50 p.m.; a bicyclist was crossing the street at Logan and Keokuk when a van turning right hit him, stopped, then continued east on Keokuk; the bicyclist described the van as white with ladders on top with the name Walley's on the passenger side in blue letters

Logan County Sheriff's Department

Today's entries

Domestic battery

  • 7/13, 5:27 p.m.; male, 20, 900 block of Broadwell Drive; domestic battery; arrested at residence
  • 7/13, 5:27 p.m.; male, 18, 900 block of Broadwell Drive; domestic battery; arrested at residence

Illegal consumption of alcohol

  • 7/13, 6:50 p.m.; male, 18, 900 block of North Union; illegal consumption of alcohol, resisting arrest, and burglary; arrested at 30 block of Terrace Drive
  • 7/13, 6:50 p.m.; male, 17, 30 block of Terrace Drive, illegal consumption of alcohol, arrested at 30 block of Terrace Drive

In-state warrant

  • 7/13, 2:50 p.m.; male, 45, 500 block of West Monroe, Springfield; failure to appear; arrested at Sangamon County Jail

Yesterday's entries

Armed robbery

  • 7/12, 6:50 p.m.; male, 28, 2800 block of State Street, Bettendorf, Iowa; armed robbery, possession of controlled substance; arrested at 620 McDonald, Mount Pulaski
  • male, 41, 1500 block of East Avenue, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; arrested same as above

Illinois State Police

Today's entries

(no new entries)

Yesterday's entries

Unlawful possession of cannabis under 2.5g

  • 7/12, 1:40 p.m.; male, 39, 1500 block of North Artesian, Chicago; unlawful possession of cannabis under 2.5g; arrested on northbound I-55 at mile marker 132


Weekly court reports

Name, age, address; date, charge; sentence 

(no new court reports 7/7/00)



Licensed to wed

  • Kevin Robert Johnson, Beardstown
    Jennifer Marie Wernsing, Mount Pulaski
  • Toby Ray Sisk, Lincoln
    Megan Marie Alsup, Lincoln
  • Robert Michael Ponsonby, Montara, Calif.
    Renee Deanne Steffens, Danville
  • Darwin Eugene Kindred, New Holland
    Barbara Jane Barrish, New Holland


Marriage dissolutions

  • Duane C. Hopp, Lincoln
    Kimberly S. Hopp, Williamsville

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