The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department announcing the aggravated battery arrest of a rural New Boston man. Travis Shoemaker was taken into custody yesterday on an outstanding warrant. He was transported to the Mercer County Jail. Bond has been set at $100,000. The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by the New Boston Police Department.
Also, the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department responded to a one vehicle accident on Monday at Hazel Dell Road with the intersection of Bluff Road. The driver–Joe Gomez of rural Joy was transported from the scene to Genesis Medical Center Aledo with non-life threatening injuries.