Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Tag Archives: Elry Faulkner

Johnson County to nominate a new sheriff after 40 years

Johnson County residents will, or have, cast their vote on many important issues in tomorrow’s, March 18, 2014, primary election, including a new sheriff. Sheriff Elry Faulkner plans to retire at the end of his current term ending December 1, after serving Johnson County for 40 years, with very little …

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Charges filed against De Soto woman in Ferne Clyffe incident

Joyce M. Gibbs, 46, of De Soto, was charged with disorderly conduct in Johnson County Tuesday morning for her report that kept the residents of Goreville on edge over an erroneous claim of an armed and dangerous man on the loose at Ferne Clyffe State Park in early October. Gibbs’ preliminary …

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Standoff concludes without incident Tuesday evening

Authorities in Johnson County and Illinois State Police (ISP) District 22 confirmed the conclusion of a four-day standoff that began Saturday with officers responding to a domestic disturbance on Old Cypress Road near Vienna and ended Tuesday evening with the arrest of two residents. Charles F. Averitt, 79, of Vienna …

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ISP, Johnson County Sheriff’s Department issue public safety alert

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 – ISP News Release Ullin, IL – Illinois State Police (ISP) District 22 and the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department are advising the residents of Johnson County about an ongoing public safety disturbance. According to ISP Commander Ken Ryder, on Saturday, August 3, 2013, a Johnson County …

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Former Belknap village clerk faces criminal charges from time in office

Nancy J. Hester, 58, former clerk for the Village of Belknap, was arrested Monday morning, July 8, on charges of theft of $10,000 -$100,000 from the village while she held office there. Hester made her first appearance Monday afternoon in Johnson County Court in front of the honorable judge James …

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Sheriff Faulkner, state sheriffs support citizens’ right to gun ownership

The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association at their Winter Training Conference adopted a resolution, which mirrors the National Sheriffs’ Association resolution, that strongly supports citizens’ protected right to bear arms under the Second Amendment. Seventy-three sheriffs, including Johnson County Sheriff Elry Faulkner, were in attendance at the Illinois conference held in Springfield …

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