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Armed robbery reported at O'Shea's Bar and Grill

The investigation continues into a reported armed robbery at O'Shea's Bar and Grill, 339 Cedar. The Quincy Police Department responded to a call of a robbery at 6:07 a.m., just after the restaurant opened.

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UPDATE: Name of man who drowned near Griggsville released

The name of a 20-year-old man who drowned Thursday evening in a small pond northwest of Griggsville has been released.

Quincy man sentenced to 11 years in prison after Alford plea in sexual assault case
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Quincy man sentenced to 11 years in prison after Alford plea in sexual assault case

A Quincy man was sentenced to 11 years in the Department of Corrections Thursday in Adams County Circuit Court for one count of criminal sexual assault.

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Sheriff's Department warns of possible phone scam

The Adams County Sheriff's Department is warning residents of a possible scam. Residents have reported receiving phone calls from someone saying they are Sheriff Brian VonderHaar and that they won a Publishers Clearing House prize.

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Quincy man arrested on aggravated assault charge

Police arrested a Quincy man Wednesday night after he allegedly pointed a handgun at two other men during a disagreement.

Witness says 2015 shooting death linked to drug deal
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Witness says 2015 shooting death linked to drug deal

Steven E. Gavin was trying to sell $100 of crack cocaine to Carlous Wires, when Wires told him he wouldn't pay more than $80. After the crack cocaine sale didn't go through, Gavin allegedly left and returned with a gun and shot Wires, 48, twice in the head, the witness said.

Police credit community, social media for help in child sex offender arrest
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Police credit community, social media for help in child sex offender arrest

The Pike County Sheriff's Department is crediting community involvement and social media for help in arresting a Brookfield man on a charge of failing to register as a child sex offender.

Two plead guilty in connection with drug-trafficking operation
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Two plead guilty in connection with drug-trafficking operation

Two Quincy residents have each pleaded guilty to one count of calculated criminal cannabis conspiracy in connection in connection with a large-scale drug-trafficking operation.

Case of Quincy man charged with attacking friar continued
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Case of Quincy man charged with attacking friar continued

The case of a Quincy man charged in connection with the April attack of a friar at Quincy University is being continued for one month.

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Iowa woman injured in motorcycle crash

A Dubuque, Iowa, woman was injured in a Tuesday night motorcycle crash west of Louisiana.