ACCIDENT WITH INJURIES TUESDAY MORNING ON DUDLEYVILLE ROAD
Bond County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a rollover accident Tuesday morning that sent three people to the hospital. According to the accident report, William Debatin III, age 16, of Pocahontas, driving a 1997 Buick Riviera, was traveling northbound on Dudleyville Road around 7:30 a.m. when just north of Hookdale Avenue, he lost control trying to negotiate a curve. His car then struck the ditch and rolled over at least one time before striking a utility pole. A ten year-old boy, sitting in the back, was ejected through the rear window. Debatin, the 10 year-old and a 16 year-old female passenger were taken to Greenville Regional Hospital. William Debatin was cited for alleged failure to reduce speed.
CENTRALIA MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO HEROIN DISTRIBUTION
Hector S. Barnes, age 32, of Centralia, IL, recently pled guilty to two counts of distribution of heroin. Each count carries a possible penalty of up to 20 years imprisonment, a fine up to $1 million, and three years supervised release. Barnes is being held until sentencing, scheduled for April 1, 2010.