Edgar County Sheriff Department

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - In a 33-page Summary Judgment decision, the United States District Court, Central District of Illinois, Urbana Division, found Edgar County Deputy Dee Burgin and Sheriff Jeff Wood liable in 9 Counts brought against them by Edgar County resident Charles F. Barrett. We published...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - This is an update from last week's article on the arrest and charging of Courtni Hays, former employee of the Edgar County Health Department. Hays was book in and out of the Edgar County Sheriff's Department on August 16, 2019. The only issue we...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Former Edgar County Health Department employee Courtni Hays was arrested under an August 16, 2019, warrant and charged with a Class 2 Felony for allegedly committing theft of between $10,000 and $100,000 from the Edgar County Health Department. Hays posted $500 Bond on...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - A now-former employee, Courtni Hays, of the Edgar County Health Department is alleged to have stolen or otherwise misappropriated funds from the health department. She has since resigned, the Edgar County Sheriff's Department has completed its investigation, and information forwarded to Edgar County...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - We finally received our FOIA responses from the Illinois State Police in reference to the collision with an Edgar County Sheriff Deputy and DUI charge against Stacey Adams on April 17, 2019. We would also like to note that these are merely police...

HUME, IL. (ECWd) - Troy Eads, "Police Chief" of Hume, Illinois (pop. 380), Chairman of the Edgar County Emergency Telephone System Board, and former part-time deputy sheriff, is apparently displeased that we published a photo of him and his son (who is a Village Trustee in...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Press release from the Edgar County Sheriff's Department indicates there were a total of 76 underage people at the party, two underage people unconscious, several fights occurred, two deputies injured in the fights, and one 18 year old male arrested and charged...