Champaign County Man Attacks Officer in Jackson County

Champaign County Man Attacks Officer in Jackson County

Murphysboro — A Champaign County man is behind bars in Jackson County after reportedly attacking an officer during an investigation. According to reports from the Murphysboro Police Department, officers were sent to a home on South 19th Street to a report of a subject causing a disturbance and refusing to leave a residence. Officers arrived and found 23-year-old Levi Sample of Sadorus Illinois, who after a brief struggle was taken into custody. Sample is being charged with Aggravated Battery to a Police Officer among other charges. He is being held in the Jackson County Jail.