Toulon City Council member arrested in criminal probe

Published: Jan. 19, 2022 at 10:15 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2022 at 11:03 PM CST
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TOULON (HEART OF ILLINOIS ABC) - A city council member in Toulon, in Stark County, has been arrested as part of a criminal investigation, the village’s police confirmed Wednesday night.

After repeated questions from viewers, the chief confirmed the arrest of Jason Musselman, an alderman in Ward 2, according to Toulon’s website.

Details about the investigation were not available. Toulon’s chief said Illinois State Police is in charge of the investigation.

25 News reached out to State Police and the Stark County Jail for more information.

Musselman serves with the fire department in addition to his role as Toulon alderman.

This story will be updated.

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