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June 19, 2024

Don Koonce

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - A recent forensic audit of the Sheriff's Office payroll identified massive problems, however, there has been no further inquiry by the County Board who should be taking steps to make things right.  That would include paying anyone underpaid and recovering funds from...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - A year ago we covered the lawsuit naming the Shelby County Sheriff and several employees as defendants including Missy Haynes who is now running for County Treasurer. Nicholas Banning filed the federal civil rights case in April of 2021against Sheriff Koonze, Advanced Correctional...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - The Shelby County Sheriff's Office payroll has been under criminal investigation for some time now and we understand a charging decision is pending from the Attorney General, but we are not holding our breath as this is Illinois.  That investigation involved a...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - Former Shelby County Sheriff Don Koonce appears to have created a gun sale special for himself and other deputies and employees. All the information being shared in this article came directly from the Shelby County Sheriff's office through Freedom of Information Act...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - We covered the forensic auditor's presentation and information in several articles found here, here, and here.  However, one statement that jumped out at us was regarding destroyed records. “The records are part of your natural records retention policy, and many of these in...

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