McLeansboro Police Extending Current Alternative Transportation Permits

MCLEANSBORO – The McLeansboro Police Department says due to anticipated changes with the Alternative Transportation Permits in the City of McLeansboro, all current permits are being extended. According to a post on the McLeansboro Police Department’s Facebook page, the police department will not be renewing permits until after the Aug. 13, 2019 city council meeting.

McLeansboro Police Report

MCLEANSBORO – The following information was released by McLeansboro Police Chief John Taylor on Friday, July 19, 2019. On Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at around 9 a.m., the McLeansboro Police Department responded to the 500 Block of East Randolph Street for a disorderly person. Chief Taylor received a signed complaint for disorderly conduct for a


SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – A Mt. Vernon man has been sentenced to 140 months in prison on a federal methamphetamine violation. U.S. Attorney Steven D. Weinhoeft said Wednesday that earlier this year 51-year-old Leonard M. “Lenny” Falcone pleaded guilty to a one-count indictment charging conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Evidence at the plea and sentencing hearings established

Two Teens Facing Multiple Burglary Charges in Jefferson County

MT. VERNON – Mt. Vernon and Jefferson County authorities arrested two men Tuesday in connection with burglaries in the area. According to Mt. Vernon Police, over the last week and a half, their detectives have been investigating burglaries in the area along with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department Detective Division. During the investigations, detectives were