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Going on vacation?
Who's watching your house?

[JUNE 12, 2003]  The Lincoln Police Department is striving to meet the needs of citizens within the community. Recently the department conducted a survey on "Fear of Crime and Victimization." Results of the survey showed that there are areas the police department needs to improve on and there are areas of service that the community is satisfied with and would like to have continued.

The survey of registered voters selected at random indicated that police should continue and expand on vacation checks of homes. Security checks are appreciated while vacationers are away from home enjoying time with the family.

To aid the community in accomplishing this, the Lincoln police have developed a website: lincolnpolice.us. On the site you can fill out the vacation checklist form and it will be sent to the proper officer who will check on your residence. He will then e-mail you and tell you the status of the residence being checked.

If you would like to find out any other information about the Lincoln Police Department, please visit lincolnpolice.us.

Chief Rich Montcalm says, "We can only become a more professional police department with your assistance."

[Press release / LDN]

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Seat belt usage improves

More people buckling up following crackdowns

[JUNE 6, 2003]  The Lincoln Police Department announces that with a grant provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation, 11 Lincoln police officers worked 108 patrol hours between May 18 and 31. The goal of this enforcement period was to enforce Illinois seat belt and child safety restraint systems.

During the 108 patrol hours worked, 108 vehicles were stopped, with a total of 114 traffic citations issued. There were 21 speeding tickets, 16 other moving violations, 72 seat belt tickets, two child restraint tickets and three suspended license arrests made during this time.

The Lincoln Police Department is pleased to note that more motorists were wearing their seat belts during this campaign than in past campaigns.

[Press release from Tim Butterfield,
Lincoln Police Department]


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Court News

Name, age, address; date, charge; sentence

(Week ending 6-6-03)

  • Tracey B. Bard, 29, 801 N. Hamilton; 4-15-03, unlawful possession of cannabis; pleaded guilty, six months court supervision, $200 fine plus court costs, $200 mandatory assessment

  • Jason K. Caires, 20, 319 Hillside Court, Schaumburg; 4-25-03, unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor; 12 months court supervision, $300 fine plus court costs

  • Pamela Colan, 45; 1-9-97, criminal trespass to state-supported land; pleaded guilty, $200 fine plus court costs

  • Matthew S. Johnston, 18, 715 N. Monroe; 4-24-03, unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor; 12 months conditional discharge, $400 fine plus court costs

  • John R. Lee, 23; 5-10-03, aggravated battery; pleaded guilty, 40 months Department of Corrections

  • Kelly R. Leevy, 20, 947 Broadwell Drive; 5-18-03, unlawful possession of cannabis; pleaded guilty, six months court supervision, $200 fine plus court costs, $200 mandatory assessment

  • Richard A. Millburg, 18, 301 N. Sunset, McLean; 4-20-03, unlawful possession of cannabis; pleaded guilty, six months court supervision, $200 fine plus court costs, $200 mandatory assessment

  • Kenneth Reece, 20, 1303 Beverly Lane, Bloomington; 5-10-02, 5-14-02, deceptive practices; pleaded guilty, 30 months probation, 60 days Logan County Jail, restitution, complete class

Marriage Licenses

(Week ending 6-6-03)

  • Heth John Cooper, Mount Pulaski
    Sarah Marie Wilham, Mount Pulaski

  • Joshua Dean Pharis, Mount Pulaski
    Allison Michelle Reynolds, Elkhart

  • Todd Michael Kutz, Lincoln
    Heather Dawn Foster, Lincoln

  • David Lee Dvorak, Lincoln
    Stacy Lynn Farley, Lincoln

  • Matthew Edward Allen, Lincoln
    Amy Lynn Ryan, Lincoln

  • John Edward Kocka, St. Louis
    Lori Sue Williamson, St. Louis

  • Josh Allen Long, Lincoln
    Christina Lynn Sinks, Congerville


(Week ending 6-6-03)

  • Joshua N. Bard, Lincoln
    Tracey B. Bard, Lincoln

  • Andrew F. Schanze, Springfield
    Amanda K. Karbowski, Lincoln

  • Roger D. Doolin, Lincoln
    Marsha M. Doolin, Lincoln

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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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