2 Murphysboro, IL men arrested for allegedly battery with danger - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

2 Murphysboro, IL men arrested for allegedly battery with dangerous weapons

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) -

Two men from Murphysboro, Illinois were arrested Sunday morning in connection to a report that they attacked someone with a taser and knife.

At approximately 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jackson County deputies were informed of a possible battery involving dangerous weapons at a home in rural Murphysboro, IL.

Deputies learned Billy Jack Reed, 21, and Dakota Digby, 23, both of Murphysboro, allegedly attacked a victim with a taser/stun gun and knife.

Officials were able to obtain search warrants for both Reed and Digby, as well as a search warrant for a home at 56 Hoover Road.

At around 7 a.m. on Sunday, deputies went to the home and found both Reed and Digby, taking both into custody.

They were both taken to the Jackson County Jail. Bond was set at $50,000 each.

Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android

Copyright 2016 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • MoDOT crews around Dexter, MO clear 140 miles of road

    MoDOT crews around Dexter, MO clear 140 miles of road

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 9:46 PM EST2018-01-17 02:46:33 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    Cold conditions and snow left most of the Heartland with dangerous roads on Monday, and on Tuesday the crews had to clear those roads to make them as safe as possible. 

    Cold conditions and snow left most of the Heartland with dangerous roads on Monday, and on Tuesday the crews had to clear those roads to make them as safe as possible. 

  • Plumbers advice: keep your cabinets open

    Plumbers advice: keep your cabinets open

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 9:30 PM EST2018-01-17 02:30:49 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A business that's seeing a boost during these winter days is plumbing. Baker and Son's plumbing in Marion, Illinois says they've been dealing with bursting pipes because of the extreme cold. 

    A business that's seeing a boost during these winter days is plumbing. Baker and Son's plumbing in Marion, Illinois says they've been dealing with bursting pipes because of the extreme cold. 

  • Gov. Bevin calls for spending reductions of 6.25 percent to most agencies

    Gov. Bevin calls for spending reductions of 6.25 percent to most agencies

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 8:21 PM EST2018-01-17 01:21:33 GMT

    Gov. Bevin’s 2018-19 budget proposal calls for spending reductions in almost all areas of state government, including an across-the-board cut of 6.25-percent to most agencies.

    Gov. Bevin’s 2018-19 budget proposal calls for spending reductions in almost all areas of state government, including an across-the-board cut of 6.25-percent to most agencies.

Powered by Frankly