Crimes and Accidents

Crimes and Accident Reports

Copper wire thief caught

A 17-year-old male has been arrested and charged with theft in connection with the theft of copper […]

Reid pleads guilty to delivering drugs

Macoupin County State’s Attorney Jennifer Watson announced Wednesday, Sept. 21, that Heather R. Reid, 38, of the […]

Fatal crash west of Gillespie

Illinois State Police District 18 is investigating a single-vehicle crash with a fatality on Route 16 just […]

Accident closes North Broad St. for a tad

North Broad Street was closed at Nicholas Street Tuesday morning as crews worked to replace a utility […]

Staunton resident in custody

A 34-year-old Staunton resident is in custody after being charged from participating in methamphetamine manufacturing. According to […]

Bicyclist injured in hit-and-run incident

The Macoupin County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding a hit-and-run accident that occurred at approximately 9:44 […]

Arrest made after gunshots heard in Palmyra

Macoupin County Sheriff Shawn Kahl reported that deputies from his department responded to Fairview Farm Road north […]

Accident injures two

Unit 7 first responders, Gillespie-Benld Area Ambulance Service and the ARCH 2 ambulance helicopter responded to a […]

Animal cruelty charge

Frank D. Ashmore Jr., 22, of Benld has been charged with two misdemeanor counts of cruel treatment […]

Burglary at Staunton Country Club

Macoupin County Sheriff Shawn Kahl has reported that the sheriff’s office received a call at approximately 10:40 […]