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Iroquois County Sheriff’s Report

News Release
July 29, 2013

7-29 Sheriff’s Police returned from Vermilion County Jail with James W. Blakeney Jr. 28 of Hoopeston.  Blakeney was wanted on an Iroquois County warrant for failure to appear on the charge of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.  He remains in jail in lieu of bond.

7-29 Sheriff’s Police arrested a 16 year old juvenile from Cissna Park.  The juvenile was charged with Domestic Battery after becoming involved in a physical altercation with a family member.  The juvenile was transported to the Iroquois County Jail and later released to a family member

7-27 Sheriff’s Police investigated a single vehicle accident on 1400 N Rd near 730 E Rd in rural Onarga.  According to the Police report, Stanley K. Prather, 64 Onarga was traveling westbound on 1400 N Rd when a deer ran into the roadway and he was unable to avoid striking it, which caused more than $1500 in damages to his vehicle.  No injuries were reported and no citations were issued

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