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Murphysboro police officer attacked after peace disturbance

MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) -

A person is behind bars after a disturbance at a home in Murphysboro led to the battery of a police officer.

According to the Murphysboro Police Department, officers were dispatched to a home on south 19th Street for a report of a subject causing a disturbance and refusing to leave the residence.

When officer arrived at the home, the found 23-year-old Levi Sample, of Sadorus, Ill.

After an investigation, Sample was taken into custody..

Sample was charged with disorderly conduct, criminal damage to state supported property, and aggravated battery to a police officer.

According to the police department, Sample is being held at the Jackson County Jail.

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