The Cowden police report for May:

On 05-01-19, as the result of a traffic stop for failure to signal, Jesse Hopkins, 33, or Tower Hill was issued a village ordinance citation for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.

On 05-13-19 Cowden Police arrested Rebecca Suter, 52, of Cowden. The arrest was for an Effingham County Failure to Appear Warrant for an original charge of Contempt.

On 05-15-19 Cowden Police Department arrested Amy Askins, 36 of Beecher City. Amy was arrested for an Effingham County Failure to Appear Warrant for Deceptive Practice and a Shelby County warrant for Fraud.

On 5-15-19 as the result of a traffic stop for speeding, Matthew Hays, 39, of Stewardson was arrested for Unlawful Display of Registration. Matthew was also issued a citation for Operating an Uninsured Vehicle.

On 05-17-19, as the result of a traffic stop for tinted windows and a faulty brake light, Charles Jackson, 41, of Decatur was arrested for Driving While License Revoked.

On 05-24-19, after the investigation of a complaint, Bill Beck, 65, of Cowden was arrested for Violation of an Order of Protection.

On 05-28-19, after the investigation of a complaint, Kayla Girard, 23, of Cowden was arrested for Disorderly Conduct. Kayla is currently on parole from the Illinois Department of Corrections.

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