Published in the Interest of the Staunton Community for Over 143 Years

Macoupin County Courthouse News

Persons are considered innocent until proven guilty. In criminal actions, the person has been charged by a law enforcement agency but is entitled to a hearing or trial to argue his innocence.


Krystal L. Lutz of Virden, Jason B. Lutz of Farmersville


Thor S. Barnes (43) of Staunton, committed the Class four felony offense, in that on Sept. 26, 2023, said defendant knowingly and unlawfully possessed a substance containing fentanyl, a controlled substance.

Sean G. Adams (40) of Gillespie, faces three counts that all occurred on Dec. 3, 2023: Count one is for the attempt to disarm a peace officer, being a taser, while the officer was engaged in the detention of Adams; Count two is for aggravated battery to a peace officer, in that Adams knowingly grabbed the hands of...


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