Edgar County Sheriff Department

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - After an accident involving an alleged DUI, we can now confirm that Stacey Adams, Kansas, Il., was cited for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (Class A Misdemeanor), Posted a Bond of $100, her Driver's License, and has a first appearance in...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_51710" align="alignnone" width="221"] Stacey Adams' mugshot 4-17-2019[/caption] On April 17, 2019 at approximately 2 p.m., there was a vehicular accident involving Edgar County Sheriff Deputy Adam Rhoads, who was responding to a call and traveling west on Highway 16, and Stacey Adams,...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The "Jeff Wood for Sheriff" campaign apparently submitted at least one false or incomplete D-2 Report to the Illinois State Board of Elections, this one in October of 2018. Wood reported zero campaign donations for the duration of this 2018 campaign cycle, while...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) This just occurred about 3 miles south of Paris, Illinois on Illinois Highway 1. It appears a deer hit the van on the left, front side, which activated the van's airbags. Edgar County Special Service Area Emergency Medical Services, Edgar County Sherriff's Department, Paris Community...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Paris High School conducted its Biennial exercise designed to give their juniors and seniors an eye-opening "experience" of what can happen when you choose to drink and drive. This exercise involved PCHS students as the actors, the Edgar County Coroner, Templeton Funeral Homes,...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Justin Hefner appeared in Edgar County Circuit Court this morning for a hearing on his 3-count felony case, 2018 CF 39, False impersonation of federal government employee, false impersonation of peace officer, and false impersonation of peace officer. Hefner appeared in custody with...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - Justin Hefner had his first appearance in court this morning.  He has been transferred to the Danville, IL. VA Center and his hearing was continued until March 15th, 2018. According to Judici, he has not been charged with any gun crimes.  Current charges are...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The reported (see WAND, WCIA and WTHI) incident of an individual showing up at the Edgar County Sheriff's Department trying to pass himself off as a Federal Agent has gotten much attention in the press lately, and we put together a timeline...