Two years ago Justin Lundgren was a detective for the McDonough County Sheriff's Department and a candidate in the Republican primary for sheriff. Today he is no longer allowed to work in law enforcement.
A tentative deal has been reached in an estate battle involving former McDonough County Sheriff's Deputy Justin Lundgren and his siblings. Details were not made public after a court hearing Monday, and it turns out not everyone is on board with the deal.
Former McDonough County sheriff candidate Justin Lundgren was back in court regarding his late mother's estate. Lundgren's siblings are asking a judge to remove him as executor, citing $76,000 in online bank transfers from the estate account to his personal account.
Justin Lundgren is a detective with the McDonough County Sheriff's Department. Lundgren moved to Macomb from Tennessee, IL. He said his 25 year tenure with the sheriff’s department makes him qualified to be sheriff.
The three Republican candidates running to replace McDonough County Sheriff Rick VanBrooker spoke with Tri States Public Radio about the release of 911 audio recordings from last April that detail a reckless driving complaint against the Sheriff.
A third Republican has announced he wants to be McDonough County's next sheriff. Bryan Baca lives in Macomb and works for the Illinois Department of Corrections as the Operations Warden at the Illinois River Correctional Center in Canton.
There will be a primary election for McDonough County Sheriff next year now that a second Republican has entered the race. Justin Lundgren is a detective with the McDonough County Sheriff's Office who specializes in investigating felony cases, child abuse, and homicide.