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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Body Found - Follow up

On Sunday, December 23rd, 2018, at approximately 7:20am, the Peoria Police Department, Peoria Fire Department, and the Illinois State Police responded to a report of a female body found alongside the roadway on Illinois Route 6 in the northbound lanes, ju...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

1825 W. Kettelle St. Fire Fatality

On February 26, 2019, at approximately 11:46pm, the Peoria Fire Department, Peoria Police Department, and Advanced Medical Transport were called to 1825 W. Kettelle in Peoria for a residential structure fire.  Initial firefighter/paramed...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Mobile Morgue Exercise

On Friday, March 1st, from 0800-3pm, the Peoria Air National Guard’s Fatality Response Team will be here to practice setting up their mobile morgue and their equipment. The Peoria Air National Guard’s Fatality Response Team does this a...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Learn with Peoria County Safety & Preparedness Series at Chillicothe Public Library

Peoria County – Peoria County Government is happy to announce a special Learn with Peoria County Safety & Preparedness Series at Chillicothe Public Library this Spring.

During this special series of educational presentations, Peoria ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Teen Summit

The Peoria County Regional Office of Education and the Peoria County Substance Abuse and Prevention Coalition are proud to host the 2019 Peoria County Teen Summit, sponsored by UnityPoint Health. The 6th Annual Peoria County Teen Summit will be held on Ma...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Peoria County Board Chairman Accepting District 17 Board Member Applications

Peoria County Board Chairman Andrew A. Rand invites interested individuals to apply for the vacant County Board District 17 seat. The appointed individual will serve until December 2020.

Thomas O’Neill III, the current seat holder and current Vic...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Severe Weather Awareness Week and Flood Safety Awareness

Peoria County’s Emergency Management Agency wants you to be part of the “Weather-Ready Nation” as we transition from winter to spring. In Central Illinois, we often laugh about how weather can change from one season to another over the course of a day, bu...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Peoria County Names Becky Spencer PCAPS Director

Peoria County – Peoria County Administrator Scott Sorrel is pleased to announce the internal appointment of Becky Spencer as the new Director of Peoria County Animal Protection Services (PCAPS).

Spencer was appointed interim director in January 2...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Two County Recycling Drop-Off Sites Closing

Peoria County – The recycling drop-off sites at Northpoint Shopping Center on Knoxville Avenue and at Sterling Bazaar on Sterling Avenue have been closed as of today, January 18.

“With the expansion of the City of Peoria’s recycling program, it is becoming...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

St. Patrick’s Day ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Enforcement Results

The Peoria County Sheriff’s Office announced it issued 3 seat belt citations during the St. Patrick’s Day enforcement period. Also issued were 7 citations for Revoked and Suspended Licenses, 7 citations for no insurance, 5 speeding cit...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

PMEG Warrant Service and Arrest

Multi-County Narcotics Enforcement Group (PMEG) announced that on March 4, 2019, at approximately 0630 hours, the PMEG Unit, along with Illinois State Police SWAT served a search warrant at a residence in the 2200 block of University Avenue in the City of...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Douglas Gaa Appointed to Chief Deputy Role

Chief Deputy Douglas M. Gaa

Peoria County Sheriff Brian Asbell is pleased to announce the promotion of Douglas (Doug) Gaa to the role of Chief Deputy, effective today, March 1, 2019. 

Chief Deputy Gaa has served with the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office since 1993. C...

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