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(Week ending 1-23-04)

  • Antrone L. Cliff, 22, 1537 W. Forest, Decatur; 11-1-02, unlawful possession of a controlled substance; pleaded guilty, 30 months conditional discharge, 150 days Logan County Jail, $1,000 fine

  • Sarah A. Hale, 21, 2475 Ash Ave., Decatur; 11-7-03, unlawful possession of cannabis; pleaded guilty, six months court supervision, $200 fine plus court costs, $200 drug treatment assessment

Marriage Licenses

(Week ending 1-23-04)

  • Jerry A. Druse, Highland
    Goldie M. Sampson, Lincoln

  • Victor L. Reed, Lincoln
    Phillicia J. Aughton, Lincoln

  • Eric S. Norling, Lincoln
    Marissa P. Sobel, Lincoln


(None posted for week ending 1-23-04)


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On Nov. 27, 2003, a burglary of a residence took place at 616 Short 11th St. in Lincoln. Unknown person(s) entered the residence by breaking a window.  Taken in the burglary were several pieces of electronic equipment, clothing and jewelry.  The items taken from the residence totaled approximately $9000. The unknown person(s) ransacked the residence.

Anyone with information concerning crimes 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 or people 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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