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9 No Registration Light Over 30 people and the guy . Guessed 1143 Pennies A Note Leads to Arrest who punched you m the nose said you did it  =vr was the wmer From Shirley Hayes By Mike Lakin By Mike Lakin of The Guess the Pennies Con- test" at the museum during Fall Here I sit inside my beautiful Officer Kyle Veech made traf- Officer Kyle Veech received a was driving the car but he wasn't Festival. Her guess was closest to home looking out at my flowers E O gh lid tic stop at observing that the registration light that illuminates the rear license plate was just not illuminating. The driver produced a license but did not have proof of insurance. The computer showed the driver had been suspended for six months. Advised of his situ- ation, the driver said he was not aware of a suspension. Arrest fob lowed. Sex Offender .q Arrested i-t Violated IHinois Registration Requirement By Mike Lakin Terry Phelps, 31, of 102 S. Wash- ington was arrested by officer Kyle Veech. Phelps was a registered sex offender living in Macon County. He had told the Decatur Police Department that he was moving. to Mount Pulaski and had already registered with the City of Mount Pulaski. Officer Kyle Veech went to the Phelps residence concerning his failure to register in the city. Phelps had an outstanding warrant out of Shelby County for failure to reg- ister as a sex offender. Phelps told Officer Veech that he was work- ing in Bloomington, staying there during the week, and returning to Mount Pulaski on weekends. Phelps was arrested, transported to the Logan County jail, charged with failure to register, obstructing justice and was processed on the Shelby County warrant. Avoid standing in line.., call for reservations! 217-947-2770 Carry outs & Walk-ins also welcome! For our full menu please visit us at: www.htott.com call from Logan County dispatch of a reckless driver on Washington St., Thursday night of the Fall Fes- tival. Multiple 911 calls reported a car tveling north on Washington across the square through festival- goers at speed as high as 100 mph. As officer Veech headed to the square, a call came in from Logan dispatch that several people who were on the square were at the sus- pect's residence in the 200 block of N. Marion St. Arriving at the suspect's residence, Officer Veech was approached by a witness who reported he had to pull his family out of the way to avoid being hit. He then jumped in his truck fol- lowed the suspect to his house to see what was going on. A room- mate of the suspect stated someone struck the suspect in the face and knocked him out. While officer Veech was sorting out everyone's statements, several cars drove by and the occupants reported what they had observed on the square. After a few minutes, a large group of people came walk- ing toward the suspect's residence and all reported they had been on the square and had observed what happened. Names and telephone numbers were taken from the wit- nesses. The suspect stated he was not the driver of the car, but his room- mate was. When the roommate was asked if he was driving the car he stated he didn't drive the car and didn't know what it happened until the crowd showed up. After further conversation, the suspect stated he going over the speed limit. The suspect was arrested for driving on a suspended license and for reckless driving. The suspect asked how he could be arrested if the police officer did not see him driving. Ofc. Veech explained the arrest was being made on the basis of multiple witnesses who were pretty much all standing in the front yard - including the guy who punched him out. After being arrested, and on the way to the county jail, the suspect again asked how it was legal to be arrested because no officer saw him driving across the square. At the county jail the suspect admitted to stopping at a bar after work, con- suming alcohol, and driving home across the square. A copy of the suspect's driving record shows multiple offenses for.., speeding, GDL violations, and suspensions\\;revocations. At the time of this offense this suspect had a restricted driving permit for multiple violations in under a 24 months period, and court super- vision out of Logan and Macon counties. The witness who had punched the suspect in the nose, knock- ing him out, admitted to punch- ing the suspect. He said that he was extremely upset because the suspect drove his car, narrowly missing his infant son in a stroller. Arrested, the witness said that his actions may not have been the best, but he felt like his action was needed. The investigation is ongoing. Additional charges are expected. U.S. confirms an H-Bomb was accidentally dropped on North Carolina in 1961 came close to exploding. 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Some cards make me laugh and some make me cry, to think someone is wish- ing God's blessing to me. So a big thank you for all my cards. Thanks to our neighbors who are taking very good care of us with delicious home-cooked meals. I want to thank all of you who have helped in any way this last three months. I miss seeing you all. God's blessing to all. Your Lifestyle! Your Protection! Lifestyle Term Insurance for Today's Families Your dreams, your needs, your goals--they change as your life changes! So do your insurance needs! Talk to your professional Pekin Insurance Agent about a Lifestyle Term Insurance policy that provides its highest I benefits when your responsibilities are the greatest. As your lifestyle changes and your financial needs lessen over time, your insurance automatically reduces providin 9 you with the most coverage now. You will love the affordability of this coverage, as welt. It's time to make a wise life insurance decision. 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