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Shelby County Sheriff Payroll – Part V Of The Truth

Part I, II, III, and IV of this series can be read by clicking this link, this link. and this link. and this link. As we continue to expose the malfeasance that took place under former Sheriff Don Koonce, the taxpayers are entitled to be reimbursed for overpayments, just as those underpaid are entitled to their full pay for actual time worked. The payroll malfeasance outlined for each employee was compiled by the Shelby County Treasurer and was provided to the ISP who never interviewed any of these people in their so-called investigation.
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Arrest warrants issued for burglary suspects

SHELBYVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office recently obtained a pair of arrest warrants for two people suspected of burglary. Deputies had previously identified Nick Wilson as a suspect in a burglary that happened in April. Now, thanks to the community, deputies identified Jeffery Pettyjohn as the other suspect. Both are said to […]
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Shelby County Sheriff Payroll – Part IV Of the Truth

Part I, II, and III of this series can be read by clicking this link, this link, and this link. This edition is an update to Part II of the series in light of key facts exposed by the Illinois State Police Report and what appears to be an attempt to justify compensation for time not worked by Bob Zakowski.
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Cookout to Benefit the Shelby County Dive Team

A cookout to benefit the Shelby County Dive Team will be held this Saturday (5/28) from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00, or until they run out. They’ll be in the parking lot of the Johnstowne Mall in Shelbyville grilling bacon burgers, brat burgers, pork burgers, quarter-pound hot dogs and andouille sausage. Sandwiches are $4.00 each or 3 for $10.00 and you can mix or match.
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Shelbyville man facing charges for leading deputy on car chase

SHELBY COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — A Shelbyville man faces several felony charges after authorities say he led a deputy on a car chase. The Shelby County State’s Attorney says that 49-year-old Chad Hammond sped away from the deputy Tuesday while going more than 20 miles per hour over the speed limit. Hammond damaged the deputy’s […]
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Shelby County Criminal Investigation – WOW Part II

As explained in Part I, the ISP has now produced numerous unredacted copies of records from the criminal investigation containing information the public needs to know. We plan on publishing them all along with a video discussion about the contents, but wanted to provide a few items in advance of the video.
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Shelbyville man charged with multiple offenses

SHELBY COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — A Shelbyville man has recently been charged with multiple offenses. Shelby County State’s Attorney Nichole Kroncke announced that 49-year-old Chad Hammond was charged with the offenses of aggravated fleeing or attempting to elude a peace officer (2 counts), unlawful possession of methamphetamine with prior unlawful possession of methamphetamine conviction, driving […]
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Man charged with trying to hit deputy with vehicle while fleeing

SHELBYVILLE, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — A Shelbyville man is facing several charges after Shelby County State’s Attorney Nichole Kroncke says he fled from law enforcement and hit a patrol car. Chad Hammond, 49, was arrested Tuesday on the following charges:. Aggravated Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Peace Officer...
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Prosecutors: Man burned victim's neck, tried to strangle them

SHELBYVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - A Herrick man is accused of battering a person, burning their neck with hot glass and trying to choke them. Shelby County prosecutors said 51-year-old Steven D. Kilcrease was charged with aggravated domestic battery with a prior aggravated domestic battery conviction. He is also charged with four counts of domestic battery with six prior convictions.
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Newly Hired Shelby County Highway Engineer Submits Resignation Letter

Steve DeWitt, the newly hired Shelby County Highway Engineer has submitted his notice of resignation. While his contract requires a 60-day notice, he has indicated in his letter that he would entertain the discussion with the County Board to an earlier resignation date than July 16, 2022, provided date. We...
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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Jasper, Shelby, Cumberland, Clay, and Effingham Counties Until 7:30pm

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Western Jasper County in southeastern Illinois... Southern Shelby County in central Illinois... Southwestern Cumberland County in east central Illinois... Clay County in south central Illinois... Effingham County in south central Illinois... * Until 730 PM CDT. * At 643 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Ramsey to Farina to 8 miles southwest of Helm, moving northeast at 45 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. * Severe thunderstorms will be near... Edgewood and Iola around 655 PM CDT. Cowden and Beecher City around 700 PM CDT. Other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include Watson, Xenia, Bible Grove, Shumway, Stewardson, Flora, Louisville, Dieterich, Clay City, Montrose, Wheeler, Neoga, Sailor Springs and Ingraham. This includes the following highways... Interstate 57 between mile markers 143 and 178. Interstate 70 between mile markers 79 and 108. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 1100 PM CDT for south central and southeastern Illinois. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 1100 PM CDT for south central and southeastern Illinois.
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Shelby County Sheriff Payroll – Part III Of The Truth

Part I and II of this series can be read by clicking this link and this link. In light of the response published by former employee Missy Haynes of the Sheriff’s Office who wants your vote to be in charge of all the county finances, we will publish the documentation of her payroll issues as promised along with exposing problems with her response to our prior article. As we said in this article, “For those that attempt to say this is all political because she is a candidate for treasurer, those people need to know the problems with Ms. Hayne’s payroll were exposed to the full County Board and State’s Attorney on May 11, 2021, long before anyone knew this person was going to run for treasurer. We note the county board as a whole did nothing to address the problem even after being told, which is par for the course with a certain majority of this current county board.”
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Investigation of Shelby County Sheriff’s Office concludes

SHELBY COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Shelby County State’s Attorney Nichole Kroncke announced that the Office of the Attorney General, State of Illinois, Public Integrity Bureau, said its review of allegations of fraud, theft and official misconduct against the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is complete. The conclusion, according to the notification, is “that the allegations do […]
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