Meeghan Lee, State's Attorney
Matthew Voigts, Assistant State's Attorney
Mercer County State's Attorney's Office
Mercer County Courthouse
100 SE 3rd Street
Aledo, IL 61231
Phone: (309) 582-5381
Fax: (309) 582-7334
Located on the east side of the first floor of the Mercer County Courthouse by the elevator.
Department Contact Person: Sandy Long
For immediate emergencies call the Mercer County Sheriff's Department, (309) 582-5194 or 911
For court dates, court times, and information on court files or money owed, call Mercer County Circuit Clerk at (309) 582-7122
Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday excluding holidays. Weekend criminal court as needed.
Department Activities / Services
The State's Attorney's Office prosecutes individuals for violations of the Illinois Complied Statutes, including traffic violations, driving while under the influence, misdemeanors and felonies. We also enforce County Ordinances, including abandoned vehicles, cannabis, nuisances, underage consumption/possession of alcohol, dogs running at large, and no rabies vaccinations/no registration. The office also represents County Officers and assists the Mercer County Hospital in collections.
We assist the general public by referring them to the appropriate agency to help solve their problems if it is something that cannot be handled through our office. We assist victims of crimes in obtaining compensation for damages and other losses they suffer because of the situation whether the compensation is sought directly from the offender or through the Illinois Attorney General's Office.