Edgar County Sheriff Department

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Former Edgar County Health Department employee Courtni Hays was arrested under an August 16, 2019, warrant and charged with a Class 2 Felony for allegedly committing theft of between $10,000 and $100,000 from the Edgar County Health Department. Hays posted $500 Bond on...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - A now-former employee, Courtni Hays, of the Edgar County Health Department is alleged to have stolen or otherwise misappropriated funds from the health department. She has since resigned, the Edgar County Sheriff's Department has completed its investigation, and information forwarded to Edgar County...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - We finally received our FOIA responses from the Illinois State Police in reference to the collision with an Edgar County Sheriff Deputy and DUI charge against Stacey Adams on April 17, 2019. We would also like to note that these are merely police...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - On June 6, 2019, Jason Ball, former Edgar County Jailer, plead Guilty to a Class 3 Felony of failing to register as a sex offender (read it on Judici). He was sentenced to: 2 yrs probation under the standard conditions, plus, that he: ...

HUME, IL. (ECWd) - Troy Eads, "Police Chief" of Hume, Illinois (pop. 380), Chairman of the Edgar County Emergency Telephone System Board, and former part-time deputy sheriff, is apparently displeased that we published a photo of him and his son (who is a Village Trustee in...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Press release from the Edgar County Sheriff's Department indicates there were a total of 76 underage people at the party, two underage people unconscious, several fights occurred, two deputies injured in the fights, and one 18 year old male arrested and charged...

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Sheriff's Department has stated that 72 people were taken from an underage drinking party to the Edgar County Jail. This statement was released online this morning: "5/24/19 at approx 2345. Edgar County Sheriff Dept. received a report of cars blocking...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Troy Eads, a member of the Edgar County Emergency Telephone System Board, and also a part-time Deputy Sheriff with the Edgar County Sheriff's Department, is ineligible to serve on the ETS Board because of his employment as a Deputy Sheriff. During this morning's...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Earlier this month, Jason Ball was arrested and charged with felony failure to register as a sex offender and pleaded not guilty in Edgar County Circuit Court. Jason Ball is a former jailer for the Edgar County Sheriff's Department and convicted sex...