MURPHYSBORO — Jackson County State’s Attorney Joseph A. Cervantez announced today that felony charges of animal cruelty have been filed against Jacob K. Spradling, age 22, of Murphysboro, Illinoi.
Spradling was arrested on Wednesday pursuant to a warrant. He was released on a $50,000 bond.
State’s Attorney Joseph Cervantez emphasized that “charges are not evidence of guilt—a defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial at which this office has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.”
Details regarding the defendant’s future court dates are pending.
MURPHYSBORO — On May 28th, 2021 at approximately 5:40 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Department Officers responded to assist with an eviction in the 700 block of South Marion Street. During the investigation, officers located an adult, later identified as Melvin L....
MURPHYSBORO — A Carbondale man has been indicted on multiple felony charges, including home invasion and aggravated sexual assault of a person over 60-years-old. Kyle Locklear, 30, of Carbondale, was indicted May 20 on eight felony charges, according to Jackson County...
KVFS12 By Ashley Smith Updated: Jun. 2, 2021 at 5:32 PM CDT CARBONDALE, Ill. (KFVS) - A West Frankfort man was charged with murder in connection to a missing woman. Michael Moore, 44, was charged with first-degree murder and aggravated domestic battery in the death of...
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MURPHYSBORO — Jackson County State’s Attorney Joseph Cervantez is hoping to set an example of government transparency with his recently formed Citizen’s Advisory Board.
Last year Cervantez ran on a platform of…
The Southern Illinoisan Isaac Smith CARBONDALE — As a new executive director works to revitalize Carbondale's Eurma C. Hayes Center, a new group of helping hands is working to repair the aging building — Jackson County offenders ordered to serve community service...
The Southern Illinoisan Isaac Smith MURPHYSBORO — Jackson County State’s Attorney Joseph Cervantez and Judge Christy Solverson are offering an opportunity for residents with arrest warrants on outstanding traffic violations to get a new start with an amnesty program....
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