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LOCAL AND AREA ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police early Friday arrested a Lawrence County man. 38 year old Cameron Jones of Bridgeport was wanted on a warrant from the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC). He was also

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department picked up a wanted Indiana man Wednesday. Taken into custody was 23 year old Anthony Boas of Vincennes. He was wanted on a warrant for Failure to Appear

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MISSING AREA WOMAN FOUND

A missing area woman has been found safe and sound. The Clay County Illinois Sheriffs Department Wednesday reported that 26 year old Shadie Thomas was located. She was reported missing in early May

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GIBSON COUNTY DRUG BUST

A drug investigation by the Indiana State Police (ISP) in Gibson County early Wednesday morning led to the arrest of 5 people. According to ISP reports, around 12:30 a.m., they along with the

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SPEED AWARENESS DAY

The Illinois State Police have joined with law enforcement in 5 states for Speed Awareness Day Wednesday. The day is designed to draw attention to the dangers of speeding. Statistics show that

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police Tuesday picked up two wanted local residents. Both 24 year old Christopher Russell and 21 year old Narly Sanchez of Lawrenceville were taken into custody on warrants out of

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