MCLEANSBORO – The following information was released by the McLeansboro Police Department on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019.
On Thursday 10/31/2019 at 11:30 p.m., McLeansboro Police, McLeansboro Fire, and Hamilton County Sheriff responded to a roll over traffic crash with possible entrapment on Illinois Route 14 at West Street. Upon arrival officers found a white Dodge truck on its side. Officers were able to assist the driver of the vehicle out of the vehicle. After investigation the driver, identified as Ivor Patterson, male, age 66, of McLeansboro was arrested and charged with criminal damage to property, disorderly conduct, operating uninsured motor vehicle, failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash, improper lane usage, and driving under the influence of alcohol. Patterson was unable to post the required $300 cash bond and was transported to the White County Jail.
On Saturday 11/02/2019 at 9:59 p.m., McLeansboro Police and Hamilton County Sheriff’s Officers responded to a fight in progress in the 300 Block of East Broadway. Upon arrival officers learned that Donald Green, male, age 36, of McLeansboro had been in an altercation with a female and then was walking in the roadway yelling at passing motorist. Officers obtain a signed complaint for disorderly conduct. Green was transported to the White County Jail and held on $100 cash bond.