KAMEG agents conducted a search warrant at 404 N. Adams Street in Kankakee Saturday night. During the investigation, agents seized cannabis, (15) clear plastic bags containing approximately 5.1 grams of powder cocaine, a digital scale, drug paraphernalia and drug packaging materials.
28-year-old DAndrae Washington was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of cannabis (2.5- 10 grams) and unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver within 1000 feet of a park.
Iroquois Flood Threat Subsides, River Levels Dropping
Monday Morning Update: 4/22/13
As the new work week gets underway, the threat of flood waters in Iroquois County have weakened.The Iroquois River and Sugar Creek have crested. River levels have been dropping.
Minor flooding at Chebanse and Iroquois continue, but any threat of severe flooding appears to be over, barring no additional heavy rainfall.
The City of Watseka has barricades in place at usual flood sites, but water levels have been receding. Watseka Public Works Department has barricades in place at N. 4th Street (near the Nettie Davis School), N. 5th and Elm, 6th and Ash.Radio Station Road (1973 E1950 N) was under water, closed by Middleport Township.
·AS ALWAYS, SHOULD YOU EXPERIENCE A FLOODED ROAD, TURN AROUND AND FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.
Watseka Flood Update: Caution, Water Reaches Raodways
UPDATE: 4/20/13 4:55 pm
Motorists in Watseka need to use caution and be aware of flooded roadways.Barricades are in place on N. 4th Street near the Nettie Davis School and on Radio Station Road (1973E 1950N).
Although the monitoring points on the Iroquois River at Iroquois and Sugar Creek at Milford shows the water levels have crested and are dropping, water is flowing to Watseka.There’s no immediate danger to serious flooding of homes or businesses, but roadways will be impacted.
Should you encounter flooded roads, turn around and find another passable route.
Watseka Public Works Department reported the water levels on the creek and river rose approximately 3 inches an hour overnight, but has slowed to less than an inch per hour today (Sat).
The Iroquois River at Iroquois and Sugar Creek at Milford have crested. However, minor flooding will continue in Watseka until the flow weakens.
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN ILLINOIS…
DU PAGE RIVER AT SHOREWOOD AFFECTING WILL COUNTYFOX RIVER AT DAYTON AFFECTING LA SALLE COUNTYIROQUOIS RIVER NEAR CHEBANSE AFFECTING IROQUOIS & KANKAKEECOUNTIES…KANKAKEE RIVER AT MOMENCE AFFECTING KANKAKEE COUNTY…KISHWAUKEE RIVER AT BELVIDERE AFFECTING BOONE COUNTYKISHWAUKEE RIVER NEAR PERRYVILLE AFFECTING WINNEBAGO COUNTYROCK RIVER AT BYRON AFFECTING OGLE COUNTYROCK RIVER AT DIXON AFFECTING LEE COUNTYSUGAR CREEK AT MILFORD AFFECTING IROQUOIS COUNTY … DU PAGE RIVER NEAR WARRENVILLE AFFECTING DU PAGE COUNTY THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN IL.IN.
DES PLAINES RIVER NEAR RUSSELL AFFECTING LAKE COUNTYDES PLAINES RIVER NEAR GURNEE AFFECTING LAKE COUNTYDES PLAINES RIVER AT LINCOLNSHIRE AFFECTING LAKE COUNTYDES PLAINES RIVER NEAR DES PLAINES AFFECTING COOK COUNTYDES PLAINES RIVER AT RIVERSIDE AFFECTING COOK COUNTYEAST BRANCH DU PAGE RIVER AT BOLINGBROOK AFFECTING WILL COUNTYFOX RIVER AT ALGONQUIN TAILWATER AFFECTING KANE & MCHENRYCOUNTIESFOX RIVER AT MONTGOMERY AFFECTING KANE & KENDALL COUNTIESIL RIVER AT MORRIS AFFECTING GRUNDY COUNTYIL RIVER AT OTTAWA AFFECTING LA SALLE COUNTYIL RIVER AT LA SALLE AFFECTING BUREAU & LA SALLE COUNTIESIROQUOIS RIVER AT RENSSELAER AFFECTING JASPER COUNTY…IROQUOIS RIVER NEAR FORESMAN AFFECTING NEWTON COUNTY…IROQUOIS RIVER AT IROQUOIS AFFECTING IROQUOIS COUNTY…KANKAKEE RIVER AT DUNNS BRIDGE AFFECTING PORTER COUNTY…KANKAKEE RIVER NEAR KOUTS AFFECTING JASPER & PORTER COUNTIES…KANKAKEE RIVER AT SHELBY AFFECTING LAKE & NEWTON COUNTIES… LITTLE CALUMET RIVER AT MUNSTER AFFECTING LAKE COUNTYPECATONICA RIVER NEAR SHIRLAND AFFECTING WINNEBAGO COUNTYROCK RIVER AT ROCKTON AFFECTING WINNEBAGO COUNTYROCK RIVER AT LATHAM PARK AFFECTING WINNEBAGO COUNTYVERMILION RIVER NEAR LEONORE AFFECTING LA SALLE COUNTY
NO ADDITIONAL SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL IS EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND.
SAFETY MESSAGE.IF YOU ENCOUNTER A FLOODED ROADWAY.TURN AROUND AND FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.
The Iroquois County Chapter of the American Red Cross is prepared to step up and assist anyone or any family should evacuations become necessary from the flooding that's inundated much of Illinois.
The Iroquois River and Sugar Creek have climbed out of their banks since the heavy rainfall earlier in the week. The National Weather Service has provided hourly updates of the expected rise in rivers and streams. The river and creek are showing signs of cresting and water levels are likely to begin receeding Saturday.
Evacuations are not likely to be necessary locally in Iroquois County. However, Red Cross President Dan Raymer has been in contact with ESDA (Emergency Services and Disaster Agency) officials, assuring the emergency agency that assistance would be available, if necessary.