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Dec 16, 2015
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In the early morning hours of December 16th, Sergeant Matt Travis and Officer Craig Reed of the Mt. Zion Police Department were investigating a suspicious vehicle in the 1500 block of Wildwood Drive. While speaking with the lone occupant of the vehicle the officers were made aware that he, along with three other suspects, were in the area with the intent to commit a home invasion to a nearby residence. Mt. Zion Officers located two additional suspects and took them into custody. With the assistance of officers from the Decatur Police Department and Macon County Sheriff’s Office a fourth suspect was also apprehended and two firearms were recovered.
The Mt. Zion Police Department would like to thank Deputies from the Macon County Sheriff’s Office and Officers from the Decatur Police Department for their aid in the apprehension of the suspects, locating the two firearms, and for their assistance in the current ongoing investigation.
“This has been a collaborative effort from the start,” Chief Skundberg said.” The help we have gotten from the Sheriff’s Office and Decatur Police Department has been crucial”.
A total of four suspects are currently being held on charges ranging from Conspiracy to Commit Home Invasion to Unlawful Possession of Firearms by a Felon.
Dec 06, 2015
Dec 04, 2015
The Mt. Zion Public Works Department is currently marking the Village's water system including curb stops, meter pits, valves and other related items to prepare for the locating of the water system for GIS (geographic information system). Click here for more information on GIS.
Questions can be directed to the Mt. Zion Public Works Department at 864-4811.
Nov 18, 2015
Nov 09, 2015
It is a violation of the Village Code of Ordinances to rake leaves or place other landscape waste in the street and doing so can lead to more problems for you and your neighbors. When drainage grates are blocked by landscape waste flooding often occurs. Leaves can also find their way into the stromwater sewer system which can lead to back-ups and because water isn't allowed to drain properly. Residents can be subject to fines between $50 and $500 for each offense and each day on which a violation occurs or continues to shall be considered a separate offense.
The Village of Mt. Zion recommends mulching leaves with a mulching lawn mower or bagging leaves for curbside pick-up from your garbage hauler. Please contact your garbage hauler for specific yard waste pick-up days in your neighborhood.
Oct 22, 2015
Oct 07, 2015
Second Annual Art of Fear Event at Heroic Age Art Center
Heroic Age Studios presents the Second Annual Art of Fear at the Heroic Age Art Center from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm at 135 N. Henderson Street, Mt. Zion, Illinois in the Old Mt. Zion Grade School.
The event features a Frightful Themed Gallery Show, Art Activities, Vendors and Face Painting. Attendees are encouraged to come in costume for safe Trick or Treating with treats given out by the Heroic Age Artists and vendors.
Sep 11, 2015
In an effort to bring attention to the men and women of law enforcement, the Illinois Auxiliary of Wives Behind the Badge is sponsoring "Paint Illinois Blue" across the State of Illinois on Saturday, September 19, 2015. Communities are encouraged to show their pride and appreciation for their local Police Department on September 19th by displaying something blue. Items can include a bow, shining a blue light or placing a supportive message on a business message board. Let's "Paint Mt. Zion Blue" Saturday, September 19th!