January arraignment set for Quincy man charged in shooting death
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January arraignment set for Quincy man charged in shooting death

A January arraignment has been set in the case a Quincy man charged in the Dec. 4 shooting death of another Quincy man.

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Quincy man pleads not guilty in May death
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Quincy man pleads not guilty in May death

The Quincy man charged in the strangulation death of another Quincy man has pleaded not guilty to charges.

Quincy man makes first court appearance in standoff case
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Quincy man makes first court appearance in standoff case

QUINCY -- The Quincy man arrested Friday after a short standoff on Quincy's north side and then arrested Sunday in Hannibal, Mo., after escaping the Blessing Adult Psychiatric Unit made his first court appearance Tuesday in Adams County Circuit Court.

Zachary D. Nokes, 46, faces charges of intimidation, a Class 3 felony; and aggravated assault, a Class A misdemeanor, in Friday's standoff at 2043 Maple. He also is charged with residential burglary, a Class 1 felony; and possession of stolen firearm, a Class 2 felony, in a burglary Thursday in rural Camp Point.

Charging documents say that Nokes told a woman that he would kill her if she did not let go of a gun. Documents also state that he burglarized the house in Camp Point and possessed a 20-gauge shotgun.

Nokes was arrested after the standoff with Quincy Police. He was being held in the Blessing Hospital psychiatric unit when he escaped, reportedly because a locked door had malfunctioned. He was later...

Quincy man pleads guilty to sex abuse charges
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Quincy man pleads guilty to sex abuse charges

A Quincy man faces up to 17 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to sex abuse charges, including one where he encouraged his roommate to sexually abuse a child.

Two Hannibal residents arrested as part of narcotics investigation
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Two Hannibal residents arrested as part of narcotics investigation

Two Hannibal residents were arrested on Saturday as part of an ongoing investigation into narcotics distribution.

Update: Man who escaped Blessing psych unit arrested
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Update: Man who escaped Blessing psych unit arrested

The Quincy man who escaped Sunday afternoon from the Blessing Adult Psychiatric Unit has been arrested in Hannibal. The Quincy Police Department said Zachary D. Nokes, 46, was arrested by the Hannibal Police Department about 11:20 p.m. Sunday.

DAILY BLOTTER: Dec. 9, 2019
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DAILY BLOTTER: Dec. 9, 2019

Compiled from logs emailed by the Quincy Police Department at 5:03 p.m. Dec. 6, 5:17 a.m. Dec. 7, 5:02 p.m. Dec. 7, 2:49 a.m. Dec. 9 and 5:23 a.m. Dec. 9.

Man arrested in Friday standoff sought after escaping Blessing psych unit
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Man arrested in Friday standoff sought after escaping Blessing psych unit

The Quincy Police Department is searching for a man who escaped Sunday afternoon from the Blessing Adult Psychiatric Unit.

Quincy man charged in fatal shooting makes first court appearance
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Quincy man charged in fatal shooting makes first court appearance

The Quincy man charged in the Wednesday shooting death of another Quincy man made his first court appearance Friday.

Three WICC prison guards indicted in inmate's deadly assault
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Three WICC prison guards indicted in inmate's deadly assault

Three correctional officers have been indicted on federal charges in connection with the assault and subsequent death of an inmate last year at Western Illinois Correctional Center in Mt. Sterling.