Police investigated an accident which occurred on Monday May 21,

2018 at 3:29 P.M. on E. North St. near N. 4th Street. A vehicle driven by Dorothy K, Cresswell, 71 of Watseka was backing out of a driveway, when she struck a parked but occupied school bus. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued.


 Police investigated an accident which occurred on Wednesday May 23,

2018 at 12:28 P.M. in the Walmart parking lot. Vehicles driven by Shelby K. Naese, 18 of Watseka and Deborah K. Menke, 78 of Bourbonnais, were both backing out of parking spaces when they collided. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued.


Scott J. Baker, 46 of Watseka was arrested on Tuesday May 22, 2018 in the 500 block Of W. Walnut St. on an Iroquois County warrant charging him with FTA - Possession of a controlled substance. He was transported to ICSD jail where he remains In custody.


Police were called to a building in the 100 block of E. Cherry St. for a burglary that occurred sometime Tuesday evening into Wednesday morn(ng, Anyone with any information about this incident in encouraged to contact the Watseka Police Department


Chris Burdick of Ashkum, Dennis Ballinger of Decatur, and Phil Wilkey of Piper City were all issued city ordinance citations for excessive grass heights at properties they own In town. They were all given notices to pay or appear in city court,

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