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Detroit man faces sex offender violations charge

The Pike County Sheriff’s Department arrested Dennis E. Beaver, 59, of Detroit, for the offense of failure to register as a sex offender. The arrest occurred Sept.8, 2021, at 6:10 p.m. The investigation began when it was discovered that Beaver was overdue on his sex offender registration. Beaver was arrested without incident and lodged in…

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Pike County Court News 9.15.21

Arrests Amanda Martin, 42, Barry, was arrested Sept. 8 on a charge of failure to appear, petition for revocation of conditional discharge, failure to appear and petition for revocation of supervision. She remains lodged. Lyndsey M. Hanlin, 31, Barry, was arrested Sept. 11 on a charge of aggravated battery with bodily harm. Ashely C. Fleming,…

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PCSD response to fight in Pleasant Hill housing

Saturday night, the Pike County 911 received several calls regarding a large fight at the Pike County Government Housing located on Pierce Road in Pleasant Hill. The calls came in about 11:55 p.m. Sept. 11. The Pike County Sheriff’s Department and Pleasant Hill Police Department responded. Upon arriving on scene, law enforcement officials discovered the…

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Local business victim of scam

By BETH ZUMWALT A local business was scammed out of an approximate $300 after responding to a spam phone call. The incident occurred Sunday, Sept.5 when the business received a phone call stating the caller was with the U.S. Marshalls Office. The caller told the employee, the Marshalls office were investigating the laundering of money…

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Police beat

Myles E. Speyrer, 28, Albany, La., was arrested Aug.26 on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. He was released Aug. 26. Christy Lynn Bass, 43, Amarillo, Texas, was arrested Aug. 27 on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of a drug paraphernalia. She remains lodged. Patricia P. Touchette, 57, Barry,…

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Dozens of volunteers join search

By Beth Zumwalt Dozens of volunteers flooded a wooded area near the Pike/Adams County Line near Fishhook, north of Illinois Highway 104, Friday, Aug. 20 at 12:05 p.m. The Pike County Sheriff’s Department received an emergency call from Adams County Dispatch advising that a 70-year-old male had fallen, was injured and was unable to move…

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PCSD arrest pedestrian

By Beth Zumwalt The Pike County Sheriff’s Department arrested Zachary N. Schwalb, 48, Barry, Aug.22 after observing him walking down Decatur Street in Barry. The incident began at 4:53 p.m. Knowing there was a warrant for Schwalb’s arrests, a deputy began an investigation and discovered that on Schwalb’s person, he had drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine.…

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PCSD make drug arrests at Ralph’s Landing

By Beth Zumwalt The Pike County Sheriff’s Department had an active two days spanning Aug. 21 and 22. The day began with the arrest of two individuals at Ralph’s Landing after a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area. Arrested were  Ethan L. Miller, 31, Pittsfield, and Jeana L. Thomas, 46, Louisiana,Mo. were arrested…

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Meth arrests dominate PCSD’s time

By Beth Zumwalt The ever growing methamphetamine problem in Pike County is keeping the Pike County Sheriff’s Department busy. Last week, the PCSD arrested five individuals on methamphetamine an other drug related charges. Aug. 26, at 10:54 p.m., the PCSD struck again when a deputy stopped a vehicle on I-72, near milepost 20. After the…

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PCSD executes search warrant in Barry

By Beth Zumwalt The Pike County Sheriff’s Department executed a court authorized search warrant at a residence in the 700 block of Williams Street in Barry, Aug.22 at 11:46 p.m. Following the investigation, Thomas J. Wallace, 38, and Patricia Touchette, 57, both of Barry were arrested on a charge of unlawful possession of methamphetamine. Additional…

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