A Sparta woman has been sentenced for her role in a large-scale meth distribution ring that spanned Perry, Randolph, Monroe and St. Clair Counties in Southern Illinois. She one of 10 people in the indictment.
Swansea police are looking for a man they say robbed someone on a MetroBus in Southern Illinois. The man has a mustache, was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and grey pants and is anywhere from 5’4” to 5’9”.
A Belleville, IL man has been charged with threatening a Waterloo bank employee to rob the First National Bank of Waterloo for him last week. He faces one count of felony intimidation with physical harm.
Officers arrested eight people during a multi-state meth bust over the course of a month, including the arrest of a Southern Illinois man accused of supplying the drug. They sezied money and methamphetamine.
A Lebanon man in St. Clair County Jail faces charges of assaulting an officer and resisting arrest after he was accused of chugging drinks off shelves at a Southern Illinois convenience store and fleeing cops.
Officers have arrested two men in connection to an armed robbery of a Southern Illinois bank in St. Louis, MO but charges are pending. Cops said a man implied he had a gun during the robbery but did not show it.
A Southern Illinois man pleaded guilty to shooting a friend and possible witness in East St. Louis after agents raided his home and reported finding a gun and marijuana. He will be sentenced to prison.
Officers says a Southern Illinois woman died after she was struck by a vehicle while walking in the road. Cops are investigating to identify the car and the coroner said she suffered trauma all over her body.
Officers were investigating a armed robbery at a Dollar General store near Illinois 159 in Southern Illinois. Employees told cops that a masked man demanded money and then fled on foot before officers arrived.