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WarCry - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The only people resenting the police are those who are too ignorant to know what the police actually do.
WarCry - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
A few years ago, a van was stopped for the "low-hanging fruit" of having the license plate bulb burned out. It was a routine stop that resulted in the seizure of over 500lbs of marijuana. What you deem as "accidental" is not as random as you think. It's a numbers game, and as much as you want to complain about it (a lot, apparently), it's been proven legal at every level of court system…
migraine_in_qcy - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I'm not sure what your point was in re-posting the blotter, other than you like to see comments with your name at the top. Seat belt enforcement is just picking low-hanging fruit. Violators are usually tame and compliant and usually pay their fines: hence, easy revenue stream for the gubmint. The fact that they accidentally round up a real criminal once in awhile just helps people ignore away…
migraine_in_qcy - Survey says: GREDF, City of Quincy and Adams County get some answers - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourn
That's all fine and dandy, but what is GREDF doing to try and improve the business climate in Illinois? Is GREDF openly supporting political candidates that are low-tax and pro-business? Is GREDF lobbying or helping fund lobbyists at the state level to promote pro-business laws? It's great to talk about retention, but when Illinois is doing everything it can to stifle business growth, surveys…
whiner1 - QPD nabs 66 in latest STEP detail - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
STEP is a waste of taxpayer money. We are spending 7 million or so already to catch all the bad guys. The State of Illinois is broke. It is ridiculous to add another layer of law enforcement on top of what we already have. I intend to tell all my reps. to quit wasting my money on more enforcement. Enough is enough. These petty tickets are just sucking money out of the local economy and causing more…

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VIDEO: QFD responds to five-alarm fire at Second and Oak

VIDEO: QFD responds to five-alarm fire at Second and Oak

1 year, 11 months ago by

Quincy Fire Department to hold news conference at 1:30 regarding the fire

The Quincy Fire Department responded to a five-alarm fire that gutted a wood refinishing business located at 219 Oak Street in Quincy.

The call came in around 8:20 p.m. Sunday and was quickly escalated to five-alarm status. Flames were coming from the building as firefighters arrived and there was concern it would make its away around the block. Bayview Building Supply is located on the block northwest from the building.

Crews made entry into the building and encountered heavy smoke and had difficult visibility as they made their way to the back of the building. Fire was found on the second floor of the building.

The aerial truck was used to put water on the building's roof and crews cut a ventilation hole in the roof.

The fire was contained around 10:30.

The business, Salvage Lumber, is owned by Rick Delaney. John Heidbreder is the owner of the building.


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