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Bethany man charged with kidnapping, assault and abuse of a child

A Bethany man has been charged in Harrison County with three felonies after an alleged incident on Monday, March 23, 2020. Thirty-nine-year- old Jeremiah Searles has been charged with first-degree kidnapping, facilitating a felony, inflicting injury, terrorizing, first-degree domestic assault, and abuse or neglect of a child—no sexual contact. Arraignment was held on Tuesday, and […]

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Three from Chillicothe accused of first-degree assault in front of tavern

Three Chillicothe men accused of inflicting serious physical injury to someone by punching and striking that person in front of Saale’s Tavern in Chillicothe in December have been charged in Livingston County with assault in the first degree. Bond was denied for Trey Clinton McLemore while Collin Edward Donoho posted an appearance bond, and Aaron […]

Animal Abuse

Man from Chula faces charges in Livingston County for killing seven puppies

A Chula man accused of killing seven puppies by placing them inside bags has been charged in Livingston County. Online court information shows Ronald Parker faces felony animal abuse—second degree—subsequent offense or by torture and/or mutilation while the animal was alive. An initial appearance is scheduled in the Associate Division of Livingston County Circuit Court […]

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Trenton man released from jail after judge amends bond to $10,000

A Trenton man facing drug-related charges following a traffic stop in early November waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Forty-eight-year-old Jamie Wilson has been charged with the felonies of possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or […]

Traffic Accident

Osborn teen demolishes car after crashing on Highway 36; arrested on drug allegations

A teenager from Osborn was injured, then arrested, when the car he was driving ran off Highway 36 in DeKalb County and overturned onto its top. Nineteen-year-old Joshua Pierson was taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. The patrol reports Pierson was wearing a seat belt, however, the car was demolished […]

Arrest

Spickard woman arrested at correctional center in Vandalia

A woman who listed a Spickard address has been picked up at the Woman’s Eastern Reception, Diagnostic, and Correctional Center in Vandalia. Twenty-six-year-old Sara Kay Sparks was returned to Grundy County to appear in the Associate Division of Grundy County court on Tuesday. Her original charge is a felony for alleged non-support. The Grundy County […]

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Crash 3-miles north of Novinger causes serious injuries

A man from Queen City was injured in a utility vehicle rollover accident on Sunday night three miles north of Novinger. Twenty-five-year-old Cody Winn was taken by ambulance to University Hospital in Columbia with serious injuries The UTV was northbound on private property where it was apparently traveling too fast for conditions on a hillside […]