Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Arrest warrant served on man already in custody

An arrest warrant was served Wednesday on a Milan man already in custody at the Grundy County Law Enforcement Center. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 34-year-old Dustin Eli Nickell has been charged with the misdemeanors of driving while revoked or suspended—first offense; display or possess fictitious, canceled, suspended, revoked, or altered driver’s license; and […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Local Emergency Planning Committee to meet April 9th

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee will consider approval of the Chemical Emergency Preparedness Fund at its next meeting. The meeting will be held in the lower level of the Grundy County Health Department of Trenton April 9th at noon. Emergency Management Agency and All-Hazards meeting topics are to include Web Emergency Operations Center, […]

Pickup plowing snow

Snow removal costs to City of Trenton exceed $24,000

Including the snowfall from last week, (Tuesday night / Wednesday morning) the city of Trenton has accumulated snow removal and ice control costs of $24,664. That cost covers the winter period from mid-November through February 20th. The figure includes $15,244 in overtime costs for street department employees plus expenses related to diesel and unleaded fuel […]

Big Rig Crash

Driver totals big rig west of Meadville

The Highway Patrol reports a Brunswick man sustained moderate injuries when the tractor-trailer he drove ran off the road one mile west of Meadville on Friday. An ambulance transported 63-year-old Harold Goodwin to Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield. The truck traveled east on Highway 36 before running off the right side of the road and […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Big rigs crash on I-35 in Harrison County

Residents of Georgia and Nebraska were injured early Thursday morning in an Interstate 35 accident in Harrison county involved two tractor trailers. A Freightliner driven by a Minneapolis, Minnesota man, 45-year-old Abdurazaq Jama, had already jack-knifed in a crash causing the semi and towed unit to block a majority of the southbound Interstate. A Peterbilt […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Three from Brookfield injured in Highway 36 crash; big rig driver leaves the scene

The Highway Patrol reports three Brookfield residents sustained minor injuries when the minivan they traveled in was struck by the trailer of a tractor-trailer in Macon County Tuesday afternoon. Thirty-two-year-old Kristopher Masuch and 20-year-old Charles Moore were transported by ambulance to Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield. A private vehicle transported 26-year-old Lacee Murphy to Pershing […]