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retailers receive kudos
On Sept. 12 the Lincoln
Police Department conducted a series of alcohol compliance checks on
local alcohol retailers. Using an 18-year-old male, the Lincoln
Police Department had the male attempt to purchase alcohol from 13
retail stores. These compliance checks are performed to determine if
local retailers are complying with state and local minimum-age
alcohol sale laws.
The city is pleased to announce that by
education and training, local retailers refused to sell alcohol to
the minor during the compliance check, giving Lincoln a 100 percent
The city and
the Lincoln Police Department thank these retailers for their
efforts in reducing the availability of the use of alcohol by
minors. Retailers were given a letter awarding them for their
employee training and overall concern about underage use of alcohol.
[Lincoln Police Department
The results from that compliance check
are listed below:
• Apollo Mart — did not
• Quick Way Foods — did
• Kickapoo Mini Mart — did
• Lincoln IGA — did not
• Thornton’s — did not
• Qik-N-EZ — did not sell
• Kroger — did not sell
• CVS — did not sell
• Clark Refining — did not
• Ayerco — did not sell
• Eagle Market — did not
• Fifth Street Food Mart —
did not sell
to Illinois sex offender information provided by the Illinois State
Searches available by city,
county, ZIP code and name.
age, address; date, charge; sentence
M. Baker, 19, 1018 Delavan, Apt. 2; 9-18-02, count I – retail
theft, count II - unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor;
pleaded guilty, 24 months conditional discharge, 60 days Logan
County Jail day-for-day, alcohol counseling
R. Bone, 19, 504 E. Williams, Atlanta; 4-11-02, burglary;
pleaded guilty, 36 months probation, $40 restitution
L. Browning, 23, 411˝ Pekin; 8-1-02, criminal trespass to real
property, $200 fine plus court costs
M. Carrillo, 20, 404 Community Drive; 7-4-02, unlawful
consumption of alcohol by a minor; pleaded guilty, two months
conditional discharge, $300 fine plus court costs
Fortis, 29, D.O.C.; 4-5-02, unlawful possession of contraband in
a penal institution; pleaded guilty, six years Department of
Fox, 25, D.O.C; 11-13-01, aggravated battery; pleaded guilty,
four years Department of Corrections
S. Gray, 43, 810 Bryan Ave.; 4-24-02, unlawful violation of an
order of protection; pleaded guilty, $300 fine plus court costs,
12 months conditional discharge, 120-day stayed sentence
A. Koehler, 40, 209 Oak, Lake Fork; 12-4-01, 2-13-02, driving
while license revoked; pleaded guilty, 30 months probation, 120
days Logan County Jail
Leckrone, 43, 904 21st; 3-21-01, failed to register as a sex
offender, pleaded guilty, 24 months probation, 30 days Logan
Freeland O. McGuire, 26, 1042 E. Morton, Lot 159, Jacksonville;
8-14-02, unlawful possession of cannabis; pleaded guilty, $600
fine plus court costs, $200 mandatory assessment, $100 lab fee
J. Robinson, 18, 192 Centennial Court; 8-29-02, battery; $500
fine plus court costs
K. Umphress, 19, 276 Bender, East Alton; 6-15-02, unlawful
possession of cannabis; pleaded guilty, 30 months probation,
$1,000 fine plus court costs, $500 mandatory assessment, $800
street value fine
D. Ware, 38, 2145 2237th, Atlanta; 8-13-02, battery, $150 fine
plus court costs
Watson, 20, 2802 S. Main, Rockford; 1-4-02, unlawful possession
of cannabis; pleaded guilty, $200 fine plus court costs, $200
mandatory assessment, $100 lab fee
A. Yeates, 25, 220 Campus View Drive; 3-8-02, bringing
contraband into a penal institution; pleaded guilty, 30 months
probation, 90 days Logan County Jail stayed
17, 65 Gavin; 7-19-02, unlawful consumption of alcohol by a
minor; pleaded guilty, two months court supervision, $300 fine
plus court costs
17, 5 Gavin; 4-1-02, count I – unlawful possession of a vehicle,
count II – aggravated battery, count III – resisting a police
officer, count IV – theft, count V – criminal damage to
property; pleaded guilty to counts I and III, 36 months
probation, 90 days Logan County Jail stayed, no alcohol and
Deanne M. Pankey, Elkhart
Hatfield Sr., Mount Pulaski
Lory L. Collebrusco, Mount Pulaski
Andrea R. Hamblin, Atlanta
K. Roos, Lincoln
Keena L. Williams, Lincoln
Molt Jr., Middletown
Cynthia L. Wilson, Middletown
(Week ending 9-27-02)
Kevin R. Johnson, Beardstown
Jennifer M. Johnson, Mount Pulaski
Jerry L. Potter, Springfield
Cynthia J. Potter, Lincoln
Most Wanted is brought to you by the Logan County Sheriff's
Department. If you know the whereabouts of any of these suspects or
have any information about them, please call the Logan County
Sheriff's Department at (217) 732-4159. Do not attempt to approach or
speak to any suspect. The suspects presented here are just that,
suspects. They are not guilty until convicted in a court of law.
(217) 732-4159 with any information.
(217) 732-4159 with any information.
WITH ANY INFORMATION CONCERNING THESE INCIDENTS OR ANY OTHER CRIME IN THE
LINCOLN/LOGAN COUNTY AREA IS URGED TO CALL "CRIME STOPPERS" AT
732-3000 OR E-MAIL AT firstname.lastname@example.org.
YOUR INFORMATION WILL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL AND YOU MAY REMAIN
ANONYMOUS. IF YOUR INFORMATION LEADS TO THE ARREST OF THE PERSON(S)
INVOLVED, "CRIME STOPPERS" WILL PAY YOU A CASH REWARD UP TO
STOPPERS" HAS AN ANSWERING MACHINE TO ANSWER YOUR CALLS. THIS
IS TO PROTECT YOU IF YOU WISH TO REMAIN ANONYMOUS (YOUR CALLS CANNOT BE
TRACED WITH THE MACHINE). YOU NEED TO LET US KNOW HOW YOU CAN BE
CONTACTED ABOUT THE INCIDENT, OR YOU MUST WATCH TO SEE IF THE SUBJECT
HAS BEEN ARRESTED. THIS IS SO WE CAN MAKE A PAYOUT.
before 9:22 a.m. on Dec. 15, 2001, a Chevrolet Cavalier was taken
without the owner’s permission from the 200 block of Latham Street
in Lincoln. The vehicle was later found stuck in the mud at the
Sportsman’s Club. Crime Stoppers is asking for information as to
who had taken the vehicle.
Sometime before 9:11 a.m. on July 21, a
burglary occurred at Lincoln Junior High School, 208 Broadway St. in
Lincoln. Unknown person(s) broke a window on the third floor and
gained access to the building. Unknown person(s) went through the
school and caused damage and vandalism to the school property.
Sunday night and early Monday morning, March 18 and 19, someone
stole items from five different Lincoln vehicles.
first vehicle was parked at a residence on the 1800 block of Pekin.
A $175 radar detector was taken from the car.
one of the Lincoln Christian College parking lots, change was stolen
from an automobile.
the 200 block of Mayfield, several items totaling $75 were stolen
from a car parked at the owner’s residence: a book binder, school
books, homework, a calculator, a learner's permit and some change.
next vehicle was parked inside a garage on the 900 block of N.
McLean. The owner remembers locking the garage door. A portable CD
player, which is worth about $100, was taken from the vehicle.
last theft was from a car parked at the owner’s residence. A $50
AM/FM CD player was stolen.
are no suspects at this time, but due to the timing of the crimes it
is believed that they may be connected. If you have any information
about these thefts, please contact the Lincoln Police Department at
732-2151, or Crime Stoppers at 732-3000.
series of thefts in the early morning hours of Thursday, March 15,
is under investigation. There are no suspects yet, but police
believe that one person or group is responsible for all of the
first vehicle, a pickup truck, parked at the owner’s residence in
the 500 block of Tremont, was entered through the rear sliding door.
It is estimated that $400 worth of property was stolen: a radio,
duffle bag, four clothing items, prescription sunglasses, two
flashlights and a disposable camera.
second vehicle had an AM/FM CD player stolen. To gain entry, the
suspects forced entry to the side door of the ’93 Jeep, which was
parked in front of the owner’s residence in the 300 block of
Tremont. The radio is worth about $100.
cars were broken into in a residential parking lot on the 100 block
of S. Logan St. One vehicle, a truck, had a CD player removed; the
suspects removed the dash cover to take the $200 unit.
other vehicle, a van, had a radar detector removed. The detector is
worth about $100.
you have any information about these crimes, please contact the
Lincoln Police Department at 732-2151 or Crime Stoppers at 732-3000.
On Feb. 19, 2001, between 6 and 8:15
p.m. unknown person(s) placed an unknown substance on a 1999
Cadillac parked at the Mount Pulaski grade school. The grade school
is located at 200 N. Garden Street in Mount Pulaski. The substance
caused extensive damage to the paint on the vehicle. The Mount
Pulaski Police Department, (217) 792-5018, and the Lincoln/Logan
County Crime Stoppers are requesting anyone with any information to
On Jan. 16, 2001,
a possible arson occurred at 127
N. Kickapoo St. (the old
Scully Building) in Lincoln. The possible arson was
reported at approx. 7:12 p.m. on that date. Anyone with any information
about this incident who may have seen anything or anyone in the area of
the building is asked to contact the Lincoln Police Department,
Lincoln Fire Department or Crime Stoppers.
On Jan. 12, 2001, sometime between
6 and 9 p.m., a burglary occurred on Mayfair Drive in Lincoln. Unknown
person(s) forced open a garage door and
entered the residence. Unknown person(s) looked through dresser drawers
and a closet. Taken from the residence were several shotguns, a
cellular phone and a camera.
between Nov. 23 and Nov. 27, 2000, unknown person(s) entered a residence
on the west side of Lincoln. Unknown person(s) forced entry to the
residence and went through it. Several items of jewelry where taken,
along with a laptop computer and an unknown amount of U.S. currency.
- Sometime between Nov. 13 and
Nov. 14, 2000, unknown person(s) forced entry to the Plaza Wash and Lube
at 2821 Woodlawn Road in Lincoln. Unknown person(s) broke a window on a
door on the east side of the building. Unknown person(s) entered the
office area and took an assortment of U.S. currency and some product
coupons. Estimated damage to the door was around $70.
These are totals from the
inception of the program Aug. 1, 1983.
amount of drugs and merchandise recovered:
Dollar amount paid
out for rewards:
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