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Hancock County Sheriff Announces Arrest of Nauvoo Man on Meth Charge

A Nauvoo, Illinois resident is under arrest in Hancock County after attempting to elude a County Sherriff’s Deputy. According to information provided by the Hancock County Sheriff’s office, 40 year old Joshua B Seymour was riding a Black Harley Davidson Motorcycle in Hancock County when a deputy attempted to initiate a traffic stop related to traffic violations in Powelton, Illinois. According to the deputy in charge, Seymour refused to pull over after the deputy had used lights and sirens to initiate the stop. Further down the road, Seymour lost control over the motorcycle leading to a crash and Seymour abandoning the motorcycle and attempting to flee on foot. Sheriff’s Office K9 was deployed and Seymour was apprehended. A subsequent search of the area into which Mr Seymour had attempted to flee led to the discovery of less than 5 grams of Methamphetamine and Drug Paraphernalia. Mr Seymour was placed under arrest and is facing charges including Speeding, Fleeing and Eluding, Operating Uninsured Vehicle, and Possession of Less than 5 grams of Methamphetamine. Seymour also had an outstanding arrest warrant in Hancock County. Mr Seymour is currently housed at the Hancock County Jail awaiting disposition of his case.
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Hancock County Sheriff Arrest and Citation Report 06-21-2021

Christopher O Brownlee, age 35, of Basco, IL was arrested and charged with Domestic Battery. Brownlee was released on his own recognizance and given a future court date. Christopher M Golliher, age 34, of Keokuk, IA was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging him with Petition to Revoke or Modify Sentence on original charges of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Golliher remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail awaiting his next court appearance.
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Hancock County Sheriff's Office

Hancock County Sheriff Travis Duffy reports the following arrests for the week of June 14 to 20:. Christopher O. Brownlee, 35, of Basco, Ill., was arrested and charged with Domestic Battery. Brownlee was released on his own recognizance and given a future court date. Christopher M. Golliher, 34, of Keokuk,...
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Journal-Pilot's Alan Moberly shares experience aboard the Mississippi River Experience

Hancock County and area residents can enjoy an exciting new adventure. Just last month the Mississippi River Experience, a majority female-owned LLC, entered the excursion business by offering boat rides along the Mississippi River. To publicize the boat rides, President Debbie Faulkner, Vice President Cheryl Hunt and their husbands Don and Dale treated media “VIPs” on Thursday, June 17 to an hour-long ride along the river in their 49-passenger craft.
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Hancock County Independence Day Celebration Plans

CARTHAGE, Ill., (KHQA) — The Hancock County 4th of July committee announces Independence Day Celebration plans. Activities are on July 3rd and July 4th. The celebration begins with a 4th of July street dance featuring the band Jukebox Reloaded. The street dance will be held on the 400 block of...
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Hancock County Sheriff’s Announces Drug Arrest

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office announced a drug arrest stemming from a traffic stop late Tuesday night. According to information from the Sheriff’s Office, a 911 call came to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 10:30 Pm on Friday night regarding a reckless driver in the area of Illinois 336. Officers stopped the vehicle and a subsequent investigation led to the arrest of 51 year old Lloyd A Huls of Carthage on a charge of Possession of Less than 5 grams of Methamphetamine. Huls was taken to the Hancock County Jail.
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Hancock County Announces Two Meth Possession Arrests on Wednesday Night

The Hancock County Sheriff, Travis Duffy announced on Thursday morning a pair of Methamphetamine related arrests. According to information provided by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, a traffic stop was conducted late Wednesday night at approximately 11:39 Pm in Niota, Illinois. Once the traffic stop was initiated, a K9 Officer was called for and the subsequent investigation determined that both driver of the vehicle, 58 year old Scott R Eggleston of Burlington, Iowa and Lisa C Swofford of Polo, Illinois, were found to be in possession of Methamphetamine. Both subjects were arrested and taken to the Hancock County Jail on charges of Possession of Methamphetamine Less than 5 Grams.
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Democratic Women announce scholarship recipients

The Hancock County Democratic Women announced the recipients of the 2021 scholarships. The scholarships are based upon leadership, active participation in our communities and a short essay on how they can use the Democratic platform to better their community. Isabel Schaller, of Illini West, was selected based on her essay...
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CASA training scheduled in Carthage

CASA of Hancock County needs CASA volunteers to speak up for the abused and neglected children in the court system. An accelerated training will be held at the Hancock County office located in the First Baptist Church, 601 Main Street in Carthage. Dates are Friday, July 9 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, July 10 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, July 11 from 1-6 p.m. Court observation and swearing in of volunteers has not been scheduled at this time.
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Hancock County Sheriff Announces Drug Arrests

On Thursday, June 10th, at approximately 11:38 Pm a Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy initiated a traffic stop on a White Jeep Grand Cherokee with two individuals inside. The driver, 26 year old Devon M Wittenberg of Farmington, Iowa and the passenger 25 year old Mackenzie J Jones of Hamilton, IL, were stopped for traffic violations. The stop led to a call for a K9 Unit which located drugs in the vehicle. Both Wittenberg and Jones were subsequently arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine. Both were taken to the Hancock County jail to await further disposition of their cases.
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Hancock County Sheriff Arrest and Citation Report 06-14-2021

Hancock County Sheriff Travis Duffy reports the following arrests for the week of June 7th, 2021 through. Aimee J Nelson, age 43, of Warsaw, IL was arrested on a Hancock County Warrant charging her with Petition to Revoke or Modify Sentence on original charges of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine. Nelson remains lodged in the Hancock County Jail awaiting her next court appearance.
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Memorial Hospital Foundation launches campaign at Hancock Village

CARTHAGE – On Saturday, June 26, 2021, a family-friendly “Fun In the Sun” outdoor fair will take place on the campus of Hancock Village, launching the You Are My Sunshine campaign. This event will offer a carnival atmosphere for our community, young and old, to enjoy. Activities, including a dunk tank, bouncy house, temporary tattoos, vendors, and food truck, will occur from 10 am until 2 pm. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend! Activities will be held weather permitting.
Hancock County, ILWest Central Reporter

2020 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Hancock County?

There were 38 offenders released on parole during 2020 that live in Hancock County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by West Central Reporter. The data shows 31 men and seven women were released in Hancock County. Of the parolees, two were veterans, and the median age was 37. The youngest parolee was a 21-year-old man convicted of a property crime in 2019, and the oldest was a 62-year-old man convicted of a crime involving alcohol in 2018.
Hancock County, ILWest Central Reporter

Q4 2020 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Hancock County?

There were seven offenders released on parole during the fourth quarter of 2020 that live in Hancock County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by West Central Reporter. The data shows that six men and one woman were released in Hancock County. The median age of the parolees...