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(Week ending 4-24-03)

  • Andrea L. Browning, 23, 411 Pekin; 3-15-03, retail theft; 12 months conditional discharge, $350 fine plus court costs

  • Lewis A. Colegrove, 30, 915 Decatur; 4-1-03, criminal damage to property; pleaded guilty, 30 days Logan County Jail, court costs

  • Tara L. Connor, 30, 1401 N. Logan; 12-20-02, residential burglary; pleaded guilty, six years Department of Corrections, $1,870.40 restitution

  • Sara K. Florey, 20, 1404 N. Ottawa; 3-14-03, unlawful consumption of alcohol; pleaded guilty, six months court supervision, $300 fine plus court costs

  • John R. Lee, 23, 323 N. Sangamon; 10-24-02, hate crime; pleaded guilty, 30 months conditional discharge, 180 days Logan County Jail, $500 restitution

  • Christopher G. Macrander, 18, 1012 Clinton; 3-15-03, theft under $300; pleaded guilty, 18 months conditional discharge, 14 days Logan County Jail, court costs

  • William S. Merriman, 27, 432 W. Center, Decatur; 9-2-02, 9-3-02, 9-8-02, deceptive practices; pleaded guilty, 18 months court supervision, $200 fine plus court costs, $324.75 restitution

  • Tammy S. Shanle, 43, 105 N. Dauphine, Chestnut; 3-16-03, criminal trespass to real property; pleaded guilty, conditional discharge, $250 fine plus court costs

  • Dawn M. Yeagle, 25, 1530 Delavan; 11-5-02, deceptive practices; pleaded guilty, 12 months court supervision, $100 fine plus court costs, $22.59 restitution

Marriage Licenses

(Week ending 4-24-03)

  • Douglas M. Tiffany, Lincoln
    Catherine L. Kinzie, Lincoln

  • John D. Coers, New Holland
    Andrea G. Wilham, New Holland

  • Craig R. Vogel, Lincoln
    Jennifer D. Bunker, Lincoln

  • Jonah N. Rosenthal, Lincoln
    Alicia A. Aurelie deMenis, Lincoln


(Week ending 4-24-03)

  • Eric S. Wolpert, Emden
    Janel L. Wolpert, Hartsburg

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Storage sheds burglarized

[APRIL 25, 2003]  Sometime prior to March 26, several burglaries took place at The Storage Box, 1730 Fifth St. in Lincoln. Unknown person(s) cut the locks off several storage sheds at that location. Once inside the sheds, unknown person(s) took video equipment, golf equipment and some computer equipment. Items stolen from the storage sheds added up to approximately $10,000.

Anyone with any information concerning this incident or any other crime in the Lincoln/Logan County area is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (217) 732-3000 or e-mail crimestoppers@lincolnpolice.us.

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 $1,000.

Crime 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 to you.

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