With the installation of a new county government phone system, the phone numbers for all departments of the Sheriff's Office have been consolidated into a single number. For NON-EMERGENCY CALLS ONLY, the number is (217) 762-5761.IF YOUR CALL IS AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE DIAL 911.
The Piatt County Sheriff's Office says 47-year-old Paul Reynolds of Mansfield died Tuesday when his helicopter crashed in a field near Mansfield. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating. No other injuries were reported.
Two Decatur men along with a juvenile have been arrested in connection with the armed robberies of the Monticello and Bement Subway sandwich shops. They are also being charged in connection with a Macon County robbery.
On Saturday, 03-08-2014, at approximately 7:41 PM, two subjects entered the Monticello IL Subway from the Charter street entrance. Both subjects were wearing dark colored clothing. One was wearing a red colored devil costume mask, the second was wearing a dark colored ski mask with a dark colored paint ball style mask over the ski mask.