Hancock County Burglary Arrests, Area Traffic Crashes
A Hancock County traffic stops results in two arrests on burglary charges.
Sheriff Travis Duffy reports deputies spotted a suspicious vehicle Sunday near an abandoned residence in rural Warsaw.
As the vehicle left the residence, a traffic stop was conducted.
An investigation revealed that 40 year old Cindy Lambert of Bushnell and 39 year old Jason Beans of Macomb were in possession of items allegedly stolen from the residence.
Deputies also discovered the two had entered the abandoned residence and stolen the items that were found in their vehicle.
Lambert and Beans were taken to the Hancock County Jail and charged with burglary.
A Vandalia woman suffers minor injuries in a three-vehicle chain-reaction crash on Highway 61 south of Hannibal in Ralls County just after 11:30 a.m. Monday.
The Highway Patrol reports a van, driven by 52 year old Edward Little of Fulton, was stopped in traffic due to a turning tractor trailer. Little’s van was struck in the rear by an SUV, driven by 78 year old Linda Livers of Vandalia, who was in turn rear ended by a pickup, driven by 66 year old Herman Shindler of Frankford.
Livers was taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital for treatment.
Two are hurt in a pickup/semi crash near the intersection of Highways 61 and 36 in Hannibal just before 2 p.m. Monday.
Hannibal Police report the truck, driven by a 59 year old Hannibal man, was eastbound on the 36 off ramp, turned north onto 61, lost control of his truck and struck the front of a semi, driven by a 44 year old Granite City, Illinois man.
Both vehicle were disabled by the crash. Neither driver reported serious injuries.