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February 3, 2023

Edgar County

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - We now have confirmation a Federal Grand Jury in Springfield is being presented key investigative documents related to alleged misappropriation of public funds by former employees of the East Central Illinois Mass Transit District. A FOIA request made to Edgar County State's Attorney...

PARIS and HARRISBURG, IL. (ECWd) - RIDES Mass Transit District (RIDES) has filed its answer to Edgar County’s Motion to Dismiss. Here is our opinion on their argument(s); RESOLUTION IS VOID AT ITS INCEPTION The Edgar County Ordinance and Resolution never set forth the five requirements to form a...

DECATUR, IL. (ECWd) - WAND  I-TEAM Reporter, Doug Wolfe: "As newspapers struggle to survive many no longer keep an eye on tax dollars and government corruption. Citizen watchdog groups, like the Edgar County Watchdogs, fill the void." Reporter: Doug Wolfe Aired: November 3, 2016. WAND TV -...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - November will be three years since the fire-bombing of two aircraft at the Paris Airport, located just north of Paris, Illinois in Edgar County, and the Illinois State Police report of the crime is still lacking in much evidence. Polygraphs: Four people were asked to be...

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) - We recently reported on a lawsuit (here) where an individual claims he was wrongly arrested and the handcuffs were placed on his wrists too tight, causing injuries. After receiving what is purported to be all the video from the incident, it is...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - On October 18, 2016, Edgar County Corrections Officer, Stacey Hawkins, entered a plea of not guilty and demanded a jury trial. She was charged with Domestic Battery and Aggravated Assault stemming from an incident on September 5th, where she allegedly made physical contact...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County State's Attorney filed an updated complaint with the Circuit Court on October 13, 2016. Original article (here). In the updated complaint, the name of the alleged victim in Count II was changed from Sherry Ricketts to Harold Davies. No further mention...

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) - Failure to pay bills. Amazing real-life state of affairs of the Illinois State Government has hampered criminal investigations. In Edgar County, it is the investigation of the 2013 firebombing of two airplanes while they sat outside a hangar at the airport located...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - I received a tip shortly after labor day of a domestic violence call that involved an Edgar County Corrections Officer and her sister, a dispatcher for Edgar County 911.  I was told the matter was being swept under the rug and...

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