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Recent Perry County Sheriff's blotter

 
 
updated: 12/1/2017 3:58 PM

The following incidents were obtained from Perry County Sheriff Steve Bareis. Note that arrests, charges and citations are allegations only, not findings of guilt.

Nov. 22

• Deputies responded at 7:41 p.m. to a traffic crash on Pick Road south of Rt. 154. The investigation revealed that a 2015 Toyota Rav4 driven by Greg B. Hale, 63, of Pinckneyville was traveling northbound on Pick Road when a deer struck the driver's side of the vehicle, causing major damage to the vehicle. Hale was not injured.

Nov. 23

• Deputies responded at 6:30 p.m. to a traffic crash on Rt. 154 east of Oxbow Road. The investigation revealed that a 2013 Ford Escape driven by Trisha L. Caupert, 47, of Pinckneyville was traveling eastbound on Rt. 154 when it struck a deer in the roadway, causing major damage to the vehicle's front end. Caupert was not injured.

• Deputies responded at 6:35 p.m. to a traffic crash on Rt. 154 at Rt. 15. The investigation revealed that a Dodge pickup driven by Matthew S. Willis, 23, of Pinckneyville was traveling westbound on Rt. 154 when a deer struck the vehicle on the front passenger side, causing minor damage. Neither Willis nor a passenger, 20-year-old Chayenne Ferguson of Pinckneyville, was injured. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

• Deputies responded at 7:51 p.m. to a traffic crash on County Line Road near Rt. 154. The investigation revealed that a Chrysler vehicle driven by Adrian L. Welton, 40, of Murphysboro was traveling northbound on County Line Road when it struck a deer in the roadway, causing minor damage to the vehicle's front end. Welton was not injured.

Nov. 24

• Deputies cited Amanda M. Creely, 37, of Carbondale for speeding following a traffic stop at 12:13 a.m. on Rt. 127.

• Deputies cited Elexis C. Dorsey, 20, of Florissant, Mo., for speeding following a traffic stop at 12:33 a.m. on Rt. 127.

Nov. 25

• Deputies arrested Jacob D. Ade, 26, of Carlyle on charges of improper lane usage, operating an uninsured vehile, possession of cannabis and two counts of DUI after responding to a traffic crash at 2:05 a.m. at Rt. 51 and Rt. 14. The investigation revealed that Ade was traveling southbound on Rt. 51 when he lost control of the BMW passenger vehicle, traveled through a ditch and struck a culvert. The entire vehicle sustained damage. Ade was not injured.

Nov. 27

• Deputies arrested Franklin D. McGinnis, 49, of Du Quoin at 8:02 p.m. in Du Quoin on a charge of disorderly conduct. McGinnis was taken to the Perry County Jail on $1,200 bond.