On 01/04/20 Cowden Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with un-matching front and rear license plates. After a brief investigation, it was believed that the driver, Joshua Cook, 36, of Decatur, had intentionally placed the wrong rear license plate on the vehicle to conceal an expired registration. Joshua was arrested for Unlawful Display of a License Plate and also issued a citation for Operating an Uninsured Vehicle.
On 01/20/20, as the result of a traffic stop, Reuben Hollis, 36, of Willow Hill, IL was issued a Village Ordinance Citation for Driving While License Suspended.
On 01/25/20, as the result of a traffic stop for expired registration, Jeremy Johnson, 39, of Shelbyville, was arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance.