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State Police July Stats

 Illinois State Police District 12 Commander Cory Ristvedt announced activity and enforcement figures for the month of July. Troopers in District 12, which includes Lawrence, Crawford and

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Area jail reports…

– Lawrenceville Police arrested a Louisiana woman on drug possession charges yesterday.  Police charged 39 year-old Bree Hensley with unlawful possession of a controlled substance

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School traffic is back

Lawrence County schools  opened their doors and started the new school year today. Illinois State Police District 12 Commander Cory Ristvedt  reminds motorists that the start of the school

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