Domestic Violence Round Up


Decatur IL – Decatur Police and the Macon County Sheriff's Office arrested 24 people in a large domestic violence round up. This is the first local operation targeting domestic violence arrests.


Decatur Police Lt. Sweeney told WAND they arrested 10 suspects wanted for domestic batteries, nine for violating orders of protection, three for unlawful restraint, and two for interfering with reporting of domestic violence.


24 suspects have been arrested from a list of 100 wanted men and women. The round up is part of an important effort to stop violence during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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