On October 13, 2017 at 1:14 a.m., the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office received a call for assistance in reference to a fight in progress with gunshots fired from 19292 Spring Hill Road, Sumner, which is located East of Chauncey.
When officers arrived it was determined that three subjects unlawfully entered the residence. The homeowner was at the residence and confronted the subjects with a firearm. Shots were fired and a fight ensued with nobody seriously injured.
Arrested were: Herbert W. Andrews, 39, from West Liberty, IL-Home Invasion, Residential Burglary, Aggravated Battery
Justin J. Reynolds, 37, from Newton, IL-Home Invasion, Residential Burglary, Aggravated Battery
Chelsea J. Sipes, 33, from Shumway, IL-Residential Burglary
All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
The Sheriff's Office would like to thank all responding agencies for their assistance:
Lawrenceville Police Department
Bridgeport Police Department
St. Francisville Police Department
Lawrence County Ambulance Service
Christy Fire Department