2 arrested for Aggravated Battery of a police officer in McDonough County

McDonough County, Il (WGEM) — A man and woman have been arrested for Aggravated Battery of a police officer in McDonough County, Illinois.

McDonough County Sheriff Nick Petitgout has reported the arrests of Thomas Yaste, 30, of White Hall, Illinois, and Kandice Orr, 25 of Jacksonville, Illinois.

Petitgout stated that Yaste and Orr were charged with Aggravated Battery of a Police Officer after a deputy was investigating a disturbance at 596 N Coal Road in Colchester, Illinois.

Petitgout reported that while attempting to place Orr under arrest for a valid Green County, Illinois, warrant a deputy was battered by Yaste and Orr.

Both subjects are lodged in the McDonough County Jail.

Jim Roberts

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