ARREST THREE IN ARMED ROBBERY
City police arrested three people early this morning after
an attempted armed robbery in the parking lot behind a
Greenville business. Officers responded to a 9-1-1 call
at 12:07am concerning an armed robbery in the lot behind
the Greenville Dairy Queen. Three men allegedly approached
the store's assistant manager and demanded money. Following
a short investigation, police apprehended 20-year-old
Barton Davis, 19-year-old Jason McCullough, and 19-year-old
Brandon Stewart for alleged attempted armed robbery.
Queen owner Alan Spainhour told WGEL that he was thankful
for the police department's quick action. Spainhour also
praised his assistant manager for his "great poise
in a stressful situation."
INCREASES APPROVED FOR COUNTY OFFICERS
the Bond County Board Meeting Tuesday morning salaries
were the major item of discussion. After much consideration
the Board decided to increase the Sheriff's, Treasurer's,
and County Clerk's salary by $1,200 annually until the
year 2010. For the Bond County Board members elected in
office in November, the salary will be increased by $300
to remain at that level for four years. For the Chairperson
elected in November, the salary will be increased by $600
and will remain at that level for two years.
other business the Board approved a liquor license amendment
to Sallah Assad who bought DJ's Outfitters from John Zykan.
The Board also approved a liquor license to Scott's Package
Liquor Store. Liquor licenses usually expire in July,
but at Scott's Package the license expires the end of
May. In new business the Board will be discussing health
insurance issues at the next meeting.
are hoping to establish an Insurance Committee. You can
see the entire Board meeting Wednesday night at 6:00 on
Greene County Cable Channel 3.