Watseka Police arrested Randy D. Sheppard, 40, Watseka, in the 400 block of North Second at 9:28 p.m. He was wanted on an Iroquois County warrant charging him with failure to appear on a charge of retail theft. He was transported to the Iroquois County Jail.


Watseka Police investigated a two-vehicle accident in the 300 block of East Cherry at 6:45 a.m. According to police reports, a vehicle driven by Reece M. Carlson, 21, Watseka, was traveling westbound on Cherry and was unable to see a parked vehicle belonging to Travis Daily, Watseka, due to an icy windshield. The Carlson vehicle then struck the Daily vehicle, causing more than $1,500 in damage. No injuries were reported, and Carlson was cited for an obstructed windshield.



Watseka Police cited Brian F. Floriant, 45, Watseka, in the 100 block of Yount Avenue at 2:46 p.m. He was cited for driving while his license was revoked. Floriant posted bond and was released.


Watseka Police arrested Matthew G. Hickerson, 31, Watseka, after police were called to a residence in the 400 block of North Second in regards to a man being struck with a baseball bat at 3:56 p.m. He was charged with aggravated domestic battery and aggravated battery. Hickerson was transported to the Iroquois County Jail.

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