Mt. Vernon Register-News

July 20, 2013

Daily Record

The Register-News

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Shanna I. Lux, 24, Joliet, was arrested at 7 p.m. Thursday on a charge of violation of probation.

n Dustin M. Crunk, 24, Dix, was arrested at 7:12 p.m. Thursday on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, unlawful restraint and knowingly damaging property between $300 and $10,000.

• Kellie D. Copeland, 27, Texico, was arrested at 10:16 p.m. Thursday on a charge of violation of bail bond.

• Willie J. Smith, 22, of the 600 block of South Sixth Street, was arrested at 5:19 a.m. Friday on two counts of violation of bail bond.


A woman reported at 5:54 p.m. Thursday her roommate’s ex-boyfriend came to a residence in the 1700 block of South 15th Street and ransacked the contents.


A man told police at 9:34 a.m. Thursday his bike was stolen a few days ago from the library.


A caller reported a car on fire at 8:04 p.m. Thursday in the 1600 block of Pace Avenue. A subject reportedly had burns and was taken to Good Samaritan Regional Health Center for treatment. The car was a total loss.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office


Jennifer N. Johnson, 27, of the 1700 block of South 15th Street, was arrested at 5:50 p.m. Thursday on a charge of driving while license suspended/revoked.


Deputies responded to a report of a vehicle rollover at 9:18 a.m. Thursday on North Hall Lane, about one-half mile north of Waltonville. Police stated Kenneth Eskew, 63, of Waltonville, was southbound when he skidded on loose gravel and left the roadway. Eskew’s injuries did not require transport, according to police logs.

• Police were advised at 8:37 a.m. Thursday of a vehicle down in a ditch on North Miller Lake Lane. The caller told police there was no one around the vehicle. Following an investigation, police learned the vehicle had been reported stolen a few minutes earlier from a residence in the 1100 block of Shawnee Avenue. The vehicle was reported missing by a male subject. Police learned a woman was operating the vehicle, and cited her for failure to report a vehicle crash.


A woman reported early Friday morning the occupant of a Jeep paintballed her house and vehicle in the 200 block of Cardinal Drive in Woodlawn. A male juvenile was apprehended and placed in the custody of a neighbor, according to police logs.

Illinois State Police


Kenneth L. Hockaday, 53, Pekin, was arrested at 10:38 p.m. Thursday on a charge of driving while license suspended/revoked.