Anna Police Department

Second grade students at Lincoln Elementary School honored law enforcement personnel from the Illinois State Police, the Union County Sheriff’s Office and the Anna Police Department during Cookies with a Cop on Thursday, Jan. 26. Photo by Amber Skelton.
Officers from three law enforcement agencies which serve the Union County area were in for a treat at Lincoln Elementary School in Anna on Thursday, Jan. 26.  Second grade students, with the help of their teachers, honored the officers with a Cookies with a Cop event. Ten law enforcement personnel...
The Anna Police Department reported on Wednesday, Jan. 25, that charges have been filed and an arrest has been made in regards to an incident which occurred at the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School on Thursday, Jan. 19, where a student allegedly brought a gun to school.   The Anna Police...
Union County state’s attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today, Jan. 24, that Dwight E. Vaughn of Anna has been sentenced to five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to one count of violation of an order of protection, a class four felony. Vaughn will also serve...
The Anna Police Department is asking for the public's assistance with identifying the four pictured subjects, who were involved in three separate theft investigations.  Any help with identification would be greatly appreciated. Call 618-833-8571, extension 1503 with any information.
A Union County man was taken into custody last week in connection with an investigation into three reported armed robberies which had been committed in Anna. The arrest of the suspect was reported in a message which was posted at 8:53 p.m. on Nov. 29 on the Anna Police Department’s Facebook page....
Capaha Bank in Anna was the latest site of three robberies to happen in the town in the month of November.
The Anna Police Department reports that an arrest has been made in connection with three reported armed robberies committed in Anna. Police believe the suspect is associated with all three crimes. More information will be released when available. The Anna Police Department was assisted by the Union...
Video surveillance was able to record the subject's time in the bank.
At approximately 1:46 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 28, the Anna Police Department responded to the report of an armed robbery at Capaha Bank, located at 358 South Main Street.  Bank employees reported an unknown male subject entered into the building, wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and a mask...
The Anna Police Department is currently conducting an investigation into a reported robbery, which occurred on Thursday, Nov. 17, at approximately 9:20 p.m., at the Farm Fresh store, located at 155 West Vienna Street. A store clerk reported an unknown male subject entered the store at approximately...
The Anna Police Department had 290 calls which required a response during September. The statistics were shared in the department’s monthly activity report, which was issued by Anna Police Chief Mike Hunter. The September activity report also showed: 130 walk-in requests. 106 traffic stops. 14...
The Anna Police Department would is asking the public for help identifying the pictured subject, who is suspected in a theft. Any help would be appreciated. Contact Detective Watkins at 618-833-8571, extension 1503.


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112 Lafayette St.
Anna, Illinois 62906
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