Macomb Police Department

Strangled by Roommate
12:11 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

No Charges in Death of Macomb Restaurant Manager

Ramone Doyle was a manager at Buffalo Wild Wings in Macomb.
Credit Rich Egger

After a nine month investigation, prosecutors decided against pursuing charges in the death of Ramone Doyle.

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Large Amount of Cocaine
7:43 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Traffic Stop Yields Drug Arrests

Deloris Darnell
Credit McDonough County Sheriff's Department

Macomb police said they pulled over the driver of a car who seemed to be having trouble finding her way around the downtown area early Wednesday.

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WIU Students Busted
12:48 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Duo Arrested in Macomb for Receiving Drugs via Mail

Police say marijuana packaged for delivery was confiscated from this house at 230 North Sherman Street in Macomb.
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

Macomb police said Trae Kirk, 21, of Aurora and Brandyn Gray, 21, of Prospect Heights had drugs mailed to them from the west coast through the U.S. Postal Service.

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TSPR Local
5:55 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Former Macomb Police Officer's Court Hearing Postponed

The McDonough County Courthouse in Macomb
Credit TSPR's Rich Egger

Bill Kennedy's court hearing Monday was pushed back until October 22 . He's  charged with forgery and state benefits fraud.

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Freshman Drop-Off
5:23 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

UPDATE: Protesting Sexist Signs at WIU

Photo of signs that were on display in 2011 move-in day.
Credit falserapesociety.blogspot.com

Some members of the Macomb community plan to protest if "disgusting" signs show up as students return to Western Illinois University this week.

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Faces Two Charges
11:30 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Update: Arrested Macomb Police Officer Resigns

Macomb Police Officer Bill Kennedy
Credit McDonough County Sheriff's Department

Macomb Patrol Officer Bill Kennedy is charged with Forgery and State Benefit Fraud.

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Three Week Investigation
1:51 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Another Meth Bust in Macomb

Kurt Kipling is charged with Possession of Meth under 5 Grams, Meth Conspiracy, Possession of Anhydrous Ammonia, Possession of Meth Manufacturing Materials, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Meth Manufacturing Waste.
Credit McDonough County Sheriff's Department

Macomb police said three more people face charges for making methamphetamine in the Macomb area.

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Operation Three Strikes
5:46 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

More Heroin Arrests in McDonough County

Heroin and paraphernalia seized during an earlier raid
Credit McDonough County Sheriff's Department

Six more people are in custody as part of an investigation into the sale of heroin in western Illinois.

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Arrested for Forgery
10:45 am
Fri May 23, 2014

Hoax Caller in Trouble Again

Alvin Montgomery
Credit McDonough County Sheriff's Department

The man charged in Macomb for a hoax 911 phone call last year has been arrested again.

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Whereabouts Unknown
12:08 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Search for Pipeliner’s Body Continues

Juan Bustamante on right.
Credit courtesy of Macomb Police Department

Police spent the past couple days searching a landfill north of Macomb and several dumpsters along the right-of-way to the Flanagan South pipeline project, but to no avail.

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