McDonough County Sheriff's Department Traffic Stop Yields Drug Arrests By Rich Egger • Sep 18, 2014 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. Volunteers Organize Dive Rescue Team By Emily Boyer • Sep 15, 2014 Western Illinois Dive rescue Underwater Recovery Team A new group is looking to provide what it feels is a much-needed service in McDonough County. Bushnell Meth Mother Sentenced By Rich Egger • Aug 27, 2014 McDonough County Sheriff's Department The person described as the “matriarch” of a criminal enterprise in western Illinois has learned her punishment. Another Meth Bust in Macomb By Rich Egger • Jul 22, 2014 McDonough County Sheriff's Department Macomb police said three more people face charges for making methamphetamine in the Macomb area. More Heroin Arrests in McDonough County By Rich Egger • Jun 25, 2014 McDonough County Sheriff's Department Six more people are in custody as part of an investigation into the sale of heroin in western Illinois. Heroin an Emerging Problem in McDonough County By Rich Egger • Jun 17, 2014 McDonough County Sheriff's Department McDonough County Sheriff Rick VanBrooker said his office is working to prevent heroin from becoming as large of a problem as meth in the late 1990s. Boater Dies at Argyle Lake State Park By Rich Egger • May 14, 2014 Rich Egger Rescue workers spent more than six hours searching for a western Illinois man who disappeared after the boat he was in took on water and capsized at Argyle Lake State Park. New Trial Ordered for High Speed Chase Case By Rich Egger • Mar 1, 2014 The Appellate Court of Illinois, Third District, reversed a trial court ruling in a lawsuit against the McDonough County Sheriff’s Department and one of its deputies. Father Arrested for Seriously Injuring Child By Rich Egger • Jan 24, 2014 McDonough County Sheriff's Department A McDonough County man is accused of seriously injuring his child. Arson Arrest in Bardolph Explosion By Rich Egger • Dec 31, 2013 McDonough County Sheriff's Department The McDonough County Sheriff’s Department arrested a teenager for allegedly throwing an explosive device into an apartment complex in Bardolph.