Two New Yorkers arrested for drugs in Iroquois County
36-year-old Jose Ortiz Molina and 25-year-old Jessica Diana appear in Iroquois Circuit Court today.The New York residents were jailed in Watseka Monday following their arrest by Gilman Police and Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police.Both were charged with Unlawful Possession of Cannabis with intent to deliver.Molina is also facing a charge of cannabis trafficking.
Judge Extends Joliet Murders Gag Order to Kankakee County >
Will County Judge Gerald Kinney has expanded the gag order issued by the court in regards to a Joliet double murder in January.
Kankakee County is now included in the gag order. One of the suspects involved in the residential murders on Hickory Street in Joliet was arrested in Kankakee. Video involving the arrest was eventually released to the media. Judge Kinney has added all of Kankakee County to the existing gag order, first issued March 1st.
Eric Glover and Terrance Rankins were found murdered on January 10th.
Adam Landerman, Bethany McKee, Joshua Minor, and Alissa Massaro are all facing charges. The next pre-trial hearing is set for March 27th.
Two new appointees to the Ford-Iroquois Dept of Public Health have been approved by the Iroquois County Board.
At a special meeting this morning…..the Board voted 13-2 to remove three members of the health board.And Board Chairman Rod Copas then named Lauren LukE and Michelle Fairley to serve two of the three seats for Iroquois County.
The County Board heard more details about an investigation by an Edgar County Watchdog group.Following an executive session, the votes to remove and replace were carried out.
The Ford-Iroquois Health Board had a regular meeting scheduled late this (Mon) morning in Gilman.But the meeting was postponed when it was learned the meeting had not been properly, according to the Open Meetings Act.
John Kraft, from the Edgar County Watchdog Group, questioned the health board members if the meeting and agenda had been posted at the Gilman-Danforth Library Building ?
The newly-appointed Iroquois County members of the health board and County board chairman Copus were not present at the meeting.
Funeral services for three of four Wilmington High School students who died in a car crash Monday will are being held this weekend.
Memorial visitation for 17-year-old Cheyenne Fender are today (Sat) from 3 until 7 pm at Anderson Memorial Chapel in Romeoville.
Visitation for 15-year-old Cody Carter are from 11 am until 1 pm today (Sat) at Patterson Funeral Home in Braidwood.
Visitation for 15-year-old Micalah Elizabeth Sembach will be held from 1 pm. 'til 4 pm Sunday at Frietag-Reeves & Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. A celebration of life services is scheduled for 4 pm.
A funeral service for 14-year-old Matthew Bailey were held Thursday.