Sheriff’s ReportDecember 16, 2015

December 9

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to Prairie State Energy Campus in Marissa for suspicious activity.

The Sheriff’s Office assisted the Illinois State Police with traffic on I-64 with an accident near the 47 mile marker west bound.

The Sheriff’s Office took a report of a theft from a residence in Clairmin.

The Sheriff’s Office took a residential burgalry report from rural Johanisburg.

The Sheriff’s Office assisted the Illinois State Police with the two vehicle accident in Richview.

The Sheriff’s Office took a report of a single vehicle traffic crash on County Highway 16 near McKinnley Rd. Herbert Simmons from Coulterville was operating his motorcycle when a deer entered the roadway. Herbert werved to avoid striking the deer. Herbert lost control, exited the roadway, and overturned. Herbert was transported to Sparta Hospital by family to be treated for injuries.

December 10

The Sheriff’s Office received a fraud report from a resident of Ashley.

A Washington County Seputy assisted the Washington County Ambulance Service and the Ashley Fire Department with a fatal tractor accident in rural Ashley.

December 11

The Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor-assist on Interstate 64 near the Nashville exit.

The Sheriff’s Office reported a two vehicle accident at the intersection of St. Rt. 127 and St. Rt. 177. Amy M. Murphy, 31 of Okawville, was eastbound and disobeyed a stop sign and struck a semi-truck that was north bound driven by Timmothy N. Spenner, 51 of Nashville. Murphy received injuries and was transported to Washington County Hospital. Murphy was cited for Disobeying a Stop Sign.

The Sheriff’s Office assisted the Okawville Police department in Okawville.

A Washington County Deputy took a report of telephone harassment occurring in rural Hoyleton.

December 12

The Sheriff’s Office responded to a vehicle struck in the median on Interstate 64 near the Centralia Exit.

The Sheriff’s Office responded to rural Okawville reference to a domestic trouble incident.

The Sheriff’s Office responded to rural Nashville reference a report of suspicious activity.

December 13

The Sheriff’s Office assisted the Nashville Police Department on a domestic disturbance.

The Sheriff’s Office spoke with a resident of Hoyleton in reference to suspicious activity.

The Sheriff’s Office assisted the Nashville Police Department with a medical call.

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