Union County Sheriff's Office

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...
Flood warnings remained in effect in the region this week for the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. The National Weather Service office in Paducah last week issued flood warnings for both rivers. Recent heavy rainfall upstream on both rivers was leading to rising levels on both rivers. Union County is...
Community awareness was highlighted at a kickoff event for a local Blue Ribbons for Kids campaign which was held last Friday morning in Union County. WIBH radio in Anna is spearheading the community-wide campaign, which will be held in conjunction with April’s observance of National Child Abuse...
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds reported Wednesday, April 5, that Daneille A. Mrozek, 23, formerly of 745 McCloud Loop in rural Anna, has been sentenced to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after admitting a petition to revoke probation on one count of unlawful...
April’s arrival next week will bring with it the 2017 observance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. In commemoration of the month, WIBH radio in Anna again is leading a community-wide Blue Ribbons for Kids campaign, which is in its seventh year. WIBH sales and promotion manager Shawnna Rhine...
The Union County Sheriff's Office, Union County Coroner's Office and the Illinois State Police are investigating the death of a 42 year old female identified as Amy J. Stanton.  Stanton was reported unresponsive to the Union County Sheriff's Office/911 Dispatch Center on Monday, Feb. 27, at 11:08 a...
New K-9 officer Kaiser waited patiently while his handler, Deputy Eric Ralls, answered questions from 3rd graders at Anna Junior High School on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Photo by Amber Skelton.
Learning came to life for a group of 3rd grade students at Anna Junior High School when they got a visit from the Union County Sheriff Office’s newest officer on Wednesday, Feb. 15.  Newly acquired K-9 Kaiser stopped by with his handler, Union County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Eric Ralls, to give the...
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...
Brooke Stanton, pictured, is wanted on charges of home invasion and armed robbery. Photo provided.
The Union County Sheriff’s Office in Jonesboro is asking for the public’s help in locating Brooke Stanton, a wanted person.  Stanton is described as a white female, 21 years of age, 5’2”, 180 pounds. Stanton is wanted on charges of home invasion and armed robbery.  Anyone with information on Brooke...
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....

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