QUINCY — Judge Roger Thomson continued a sentencing hearing for a youth basketball coach and athletic trainer scheduled for Wednesday morning in Adams County Circuit Court because a legal document dropped off at the Adams County Jail wasn’t delivered in a timely fashion. Jonathan Graff, 31, appeared at the hearing with his attorney, Drew Schnack. […]
QUINCY — Tony Grootens was ready to spend as much time as necessary during October as he campaigned to become the next sheriff of Adams County. However, with no Democrat opposing him in the November election, Grootens instead is preparing for his new job. “I thought for sure there would be opposition,” Grootens said. “And […]
QUINCY — The Adams County Sheriff’s Office today announced it issued 17 citations during the recent Memorial Day “Click It or Ticket” enforcement period. In a press release, Sheriff Rich Wagner said, “Through the Memorial Day enforcement campaign, we helped make Illinois roads safer and spread the word that seat belts and child safety restraints […]
Fischer served 17 years as sheriff as an elected Democrat. He filed to run for County Board District 7 as a Republican.
Filing continues in Illinois counties until 5 p.m. on March 14.
QUINCY — The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association will be awarding more than $58,000 in college scholarships throughout the state to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2022-23 academic year. Adams County Sheriff Richard Wagner will award one scholarship for $500. The scholarships are to be applied to tuition, books and fees only. The […]
QUINCY — A former corrections officer with the Adams County Sheriff’s Department filed a lawsuit Thursday against Adams County Sheriff Rich Wagner, claiming the county has not provided health insurance for him since he was attacked during a failed escape attempt in July 2014. The injuries suffered in the attack prevented Brian Doellman from returning […]