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Illinois State Police have received multiple calls from the public concerning suspected scam calls. Various ISP districts throughout the state received reports from citizens who said they received calls from individuals claiming to be an officer seeking their personal information. These concerned citizens also reported the caller ID showed the phone number where the calls originated, matches the ISP District number the caller indicates they are calling from.

Monticello, IL – On September 30, 2021, the Office of Piatt County State’s Attorney Sarah Perry charged Blayton M. Cota, a 19-year-old male of Granite City, Illinois and two juveniles, ages 16 and 17 of Springfield, Illinois with First-Degree Murder.

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