Western Illinois Today

Traffic Stop Leads To Meth Arrest Near New Boston

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A traffic stop near New Boston leads to a meth arrest. Brittany Shoemaker of New Boston was taken into custody on Sunday for possession of methamphetamine, according to a Mercer County Sheriff’s Department report. Shoemaker was also cited for possession…

Aledo Heroin Case Continued To July


Another delay in the federal case involving a heroin related death in Aledo. The U.S. Department of Justice announced indictments against 38 year old Courtney Davis of Aledo and 24 year old Bradley DeVriese of Rock Island in May of…