Woodford Times - Peoria, IL

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Updated Jun 20, 2016 at 4:20 PM

The following felony dispositions were recently recorded in Tazewell and Woodford counties:   TAZEWELL COUNTY Judge Paul Gilfillan • Corey D. Gunterman, 40, 208 E. Eighth St., Delavan; convicted of domestic battery; sentenced Feb. 22 to three years of probation and $1,686 fine and court costs; a charge of aggravated domestic battery was dismissed. • Henry C. Larsen, 27, 404 W. Lawndale Ave., Peoria;...

Updated Jun 17, 2016 at 8:21 PM

Criminal activity happens everywhere. It happens in small rural communities and huge urban areas, but rarely has a community’s reputation for being a criminal hotbed haunted an area more than Goofy...

Updated Jun 17, 2016 at 12:44 PM

Some situations can challenge police tactics, as a quiet stand-off outside a south side home revealed Friday.

Updated May 26, 2016 at 11:26 AM

PEORIA — A triple shooting at an underage drinking party was related to a drug debt, Peoria County Sheriff Michael McCoy said on Wednesday.

Updated May 13, 2016 at 2:31 PM

Tazewell County and Pekin, its largest city, have been smudged for more than a decade by a perception based on reality. In the realm of illegal drugs, meth rules here.

Updated May 10, 2016 at 9:09 PM

PEORIA — A Pekin-based investigation has produced federal meth conspiracy charges against a Creve Coeur man and two Fulton County residents.

Updated May 5, 2016 at 9:06 PM

A third person was charged Thursday with taking part in a meth-making operation in a Pekin motel room last month.

Updated May 2, 2016 at 5:59 PM

A man who spent about 30 years in prison for violent crimes admitted Monday to battering and choking his wife shortly after his release.

Updated Apr 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Stolen trucks, guns trackedReport of break-in at Marshall County farmlinked to earlier theftBy Gary L. Smith

Updated Apr 28, 2016 at 12:18 PM

MORTON — A suspected burglar being pursued on westbound Interstate 74 by Morton police Thursday morning collided with a police vehicle and sent it...

Updated Apr 22, 2016 at 6:04 PM

Brandon Lee, of Pekin, solemnly promised his prosecutor Friday that he will go nowhere near the ex-girlfriend he beat and kicked after crashing his way into her home.

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