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Grand jury indictments for June

Published: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 3:36 p.m. CST • Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 3:38 p.m. CST

PRINCETON — The Bureau County grand jury returned the following five indictments when it met June 13 at the Bureau County Courthouse in Princeton:

• Ty D. Counsil, 27, of Chicago was indicted for the Class 4 felony of theft/subsequent offense. He is accused of taking property of a Ladd resident without authority on April 14. Sgt. Investigator Gary Beckett with the Bureau County Sheriff’s Department testified before the grand jury. Counsil is in custody with bond set at $15,000.

• Raymond T. Coughlin, 33, of LaSalle was indicted for the Class 2 felony of aggravated battery and the Class 2 felony of disarming a peace officer. Coughlin is accused of causing bodily harm and attempting to disarm a police officer on May 13. Spring Valley Police Officer Josh Pellegrini testified before the grand jury. Coughlin is in custody with bond set at $25,000.

• Brian L. Beggs, 40, of Amboy was indicted for the Class 4 felony of unauthorized possession of a prescription form. He is accused of altering a prescription form on June 3. Spring Valley Deputy Chief William Sommer testified before the grand jury. Beggs is in custody with bond set at $15,000.

• Kenneth J. Wade, 28, of Walnut was indicted for two counts of the Class 1 felony of residential burglary. He is accused of entering the residences of two Walnut residents between May 11 and May 15 without authority intending to steal from within those apartments. Bureau County Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Hall testified before the grand jury. Wade is in custody with bond set at $30,000.

• There was one suppressed case.

The indictments were presented to the grand jury by State’s Attorney Patrick Herrmann, First Assistant State’s Attorney Anthony Sciuto and Assistant State’s Attorney Daniel Anderson. The indictments on Counsil, Beggs and the suppressed case were returned before Circuit Judge Marc Bernabei. The indictments on Coughlin and Wade were returned before Associate Circuit Judge C.J. Hollerich.

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