TWO DEAD FROM SHOOTING IN GREENVILLE
Greenville Police Officers are investigating a shooting Sunday, at 6:44 p.m., at a residence at 401 South Sixth Street. According to Greenville Police Chief Lou Lorton, following a domestic dispute, 64 year-old James Bauserman allegedly shot his son, Thomas, age 34, and daughter-in-law Samantha, age 29, at the residence before turning the gun on himself. James Bauserman died at the scene and Samantha died later at Greenville Regional Hospital. Thomas Bauserman was reportedly shot in the leg and was transferred to St. John’s Hospital in Springfield where he is reported to be in stable condition. Greenville Officers, a Bond County Deputy, Bond County EMS, Greenville and Mulberry Grove Firefighters responded to the scene of the shooting.
FATAL MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT IN JERSEY COUNTY
Illinois State Police Officers responded Saturday, at 8:35 p.m., to the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident on Rt. 100 in Jersey County. According to the accident report, Dustin L. Pierson, age 24, of Granite City, was traveling southbound on Rt. 100 at mile marker 6, on a Suzuki Motorcycle, when he allegedly veered to the right side of the road and struck the guardrail. Pierson was ejected from the motorcycle and thrown into the river. Pierson was pronounced dead at the coroner’s office. He was wearing a helmet and alcohol is an unknown factor at this time. The accident is under investigation.
TROY MAN DIES FOLLOWING CAR-TRUCK ACCIDENT
Troy Police Officers responded to the scene of a fatal car/truck accident Wednesday, May 4 at 5:40 a.m. in the 900 block of Longbranch Road. According to Detective James Newcombe of the Troy Police Department, Phillip C. Nast, age 22, of Troy was driving a Chevrolet Cavalier when he struck a flatbed truck backed up to a residence loading a large dumpster. Laughlin Ambulance Service took Nast to Anderson Hospital in Maryville and he was later airlifted to a St. Louis hospital. According to police, Nast died about 7:00 p.m. Wednesday from injuries suffered in the accident. A passenger in the Cavalier was unharmed. Detective Newcombe said, “The accident is still under investigation. We believe speed could be a factor in the crash and we are awaiting results of toxicology tests."
BARN FIRE SOUTH OF MILLERSBURG
Highland-Pierron and St. Rose Firefighters were dispatched Thursday, at 4:47 p.m. to a report of a barn fire at an old farmstead on Alder Road south of Millersburg Road just off the Jamestown Road. According to Fire Chief Steve Plocher, no one lived at the farmstead and the fire was an old wooden barn that was no longer in use. The barn was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived and collapsed soon after. Damage is estimated at $7,500.00. The cause of the fire is unknown and no injuries were reported. Wheatfield and Grantfork Firefighters responded for mutual aid with tankers. Firefighters were on the scene for about three hours.
DAVID S. KOLMER
David S. , age 51, of Breese, passed away Friday, May 6 at his home. Funeral services will be Tuesday, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Dominic Church in Breese. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery. Friends may call Monday, from 4:00- 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, from 9:00 - 10:15 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese. Memorials are suggested to the Pay It Forward Dave Kolmer Memorial Fund.
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