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Suspects

Subsequent to an investigation, the following arrests were made: Thomas J. Wallace, 39, of Barry, unlawful possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, unlawful possession of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful use of weapon, three Pike County, warrants; Glenn Doug Christison, 58,Barry, unlawful possession of methamphetamine, two Pike County, Illinois warrants. Also arrested was:…

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Hull man charged in numerous battery charges

A Hull man, Kris W. Koeller, 50, has been arrested on five counts of aggravated battery, nine counts of domestic battery and one count of endangering the life or health of a child. Pike County Sheriff’s Department deputies arrested Koeller Sept. 21 on charges that arose from an investigation that started on or about Sept.…

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Rahaman sentenced to 20 years for Pittsfield armed robbery

A St. Louis man was sentenced to 20 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections last week in Pike County Circuit Court. Judge Debra L. Wellborn sentenced Jordan R. Rahaman to 20 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for an armed robbery committed Sept. 8, 2021, in Pittsfield. She also sentenced him to concurrent…

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McDonald charged in more arsons

By BETH ZUMWALT Pike Press Travis McDonald, 37, Griggsville, the man accused of setting fire to the Lynch’s Livestock Barn in Griggsville, three times and to a semi-truck parked on the facilities’ lot, has been charged with additional crimes. McDonald is alleged to have set fire to the hog-buying facility Sept. 12,14 and 15. He…

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High speed chase ends in Pike; Griggsville man faces charges

By BETH ZUMWALT Pike Press A high speed chase which began in Calhoun County, ended on County Highway 11 just north of Pleasant Hill. According to the Pike County Sheriff’s Department, the dispatch center received information that a Calhoun County Deputy was in pursuit of a red Chevrolet pick-up truck with a 4-wheeler in the…

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Dispositions

Traffic Speeding ($164 unless noted): McKenzie Ballinger, 6/24/93, New Salem, $353. Miscellaneous traffic: Ashley Bolen, 10/25/91, fail to obey stop sign, $383, six months supervision. Kerry D. Latham, 12/15/88, Pleasant Hill, fail to reduce speed, $164. Michael W. Lish, 3/30/85, Barry, driving on a revoked license, $327. Gail M. Manson, 6/19/60, Griggsville, electronic communication device,…

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Arrests

Sept. 26- Oct. 2 Darnell E. Thomas, 35, no address given, was arrested Sept. 27 on a hold for U.S. Marshalls of Indiana. He was released Sept. 30. Glenn Doug Christison, 58, Barry, was arrested Sept. 29 on a charge of failure to appear and a charge of possession of methamphetamine. He remains lodged. Ashley…

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Allegations made against coach

By BETH ZUMWALT Pike Press Officers with the Pittsfield Police Department arrested Matthew J. Robinson, 25, Pittsfield, for one count of felony theft and one count of misdemeanor theft. The arrest Sept.13 followed a lengthy investigation. The felony theft is a result of an investigation into suspicious purchases made from a checking account of the…

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Dispositions – 9.21.22

from the Pike County Courthouse Cases finalized in the Pike County Courthouse Sept. 6-9 include: Misdemeanors: William T. Hayden, 7/3/70, Pittsfield, allow livestock to run at large, $3,960, six months supervision. Felonies: Desirae A. Beck, 9/10/85, Barry, possession of methamphetamine, $4,335, 24 months probation, 60 days in jail with credit for 11 days served. Rebecca…

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Arrests – 9.21.22

Sept.12- Sept. 18 Brian J. Martin, 40, Beardstown, was arrested Sept. 16 on a failure to appear charge. He remains lodged. Travis D. McDonald, 37, Griggsville, was arrested Sept. 15 on a charge of arson and criminal damage to property. He remains lodged. Loretta Lee Schwalb, 48, Mozier, was arrested Sept. 17 on a charge…

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