Illinois State Police

One of the persons injured in a traffic accident Wednesday afternoon, May 3, was air-lifted by helicopter from the scene.
Three persons sustained fatal injuries in a traffic accident which happened early Wednesday afternoon, May 3, in Union County. Illinois State Police District 22 at Ullin reported that the accident occurred at approximately 1:07 p.m. at 2375 Shiloh Rd. in a rural area east of Cobden. Multiple...
A State Emergency Operations Center, SEOC, in Springfield was activated May 1 to ensure that state personnel and equipment are ready to be quickly deployed if needed to help local emergency responders with flooding-related public safety issues in several areas of the state. “Several inches of rain...
The Illinois State Police are reminding young drivers to think responsibly as they celebrate during the upcoming prom and graduation season.   The primary safety message is in the word PROM, which asks teens to “Please Return On Monday.”      Now that prom and graduation season is here, area high...
The National Weather Service has issued a forecast of heavy rain for the next several days. Illinois State Police District 22 Interim Commander Lieutenant Michael Alvey, would like to remind motorists to be safe when traveling through areas experiencing flooding. Motorists are urged to reduce their...
Illinois State Police District 22 is planning to participate in the April 24-28 observance of the inaugural Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week. Plans for participation in the week were announced by Lt. Michael Alvey. Alvey is the interim commander of District 22. Union County is in the...
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds reported Thursday, April 13, that Dejun Deneil Booker, 36, of Indiana has been sentenced to nine years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to two counts of burglary, both Class 2 felonies.   Booker burglarized a tavern near...
The Illinois State Police, ISP, District 22 wants to alert the public of the increased pedestrian and motor vehicle traffic on the rural roads of several southern Illinois counties this coming weekend.  On April 22, rural roads and some state highways in the counties of Union, Johnson, and Pope...
Illinois State Police District 22 personnel plan to conduct roadside safety checks in Alexander and Pulaski counties during April. Alcohol countermeasure enforcement patrols also are planned in Alexander County during April. Plans for the details were announced by Lt. Michael Alvey, the interim...
Donald S. Boyce, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, reported March 16 that James Nathaniel Watts, 32, of Cairo, had pleaded guilty to a federal superseding indictment regarding the May 2014 attempted robbery of the First National Bank in Cairo. Boyce reported in a news...
Illinois State Police District 22 plans to conduct roadside safety checks during March in Alexander County. Plans for the roadside safety checks were announced by Lt. Michael Alvey, who is the interim commander of District 22, which has its headquarters in Ullin. Alvey said in a news release that...

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