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February 26, 2024

Shelby County

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 have finally confirmed the Sheriff's Office destroyed key records while in the middle of a payroll audit and criminal investigation. After numerous requests in an attempt to confirm if records were in fact actually destroyed, the last response today confirms it. "The...

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...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - We first exposed the questionable record destruction requests in this article.  We stated we were reaching out to the Secretary of State Local Records commission regarding possible improper destruction of records and now have the Commission's response to our inquiry. Media Questions raised...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - The Shelby County board held a special meeting for the purpose of receiving the forensic audit report of the Sheriff's office payroll.  As part of that presentation, the auditor spoke about destroyed records, which we covered in this article. After hearing the auditor...

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