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Renewal

Chicago, IL

#1 Apr 29, 2010
Kern faces new felony charge
By Danny Malkovich
Benton Evening News
Posted Apr 28, 2010 @ 08:02 AM

http://www.carmitimes.com/news/x932359592/Ker...

Benton, Ill. Former Rend Lake College President Mark Kern faces an additional felony charge as a result of an incident outside his rural Franklin County home last week.

Franklin County State's Attorney Thomas J. Dinn filed a charge of aggravated discharge of a weapon against Kern, who reportedly fired a shotgun at the car of a woman who had tried to serve a subpoena on Kern's wife, Pat.

"More evidence came to light over the weekend which prompted the new charge," Dinn said.

Dinn said that the charge, filed Monday in Franklin County Circuit Court, carries a sentence of four to 15 years in prison, upon conviction.

Hollie A. Thomas indicated that she was attempting to serve a subpoena at the Kern residence on Snow Flake Road in Ewing when a man pulled a gun and pointed it at her. Kern was charged with aggravated assault, battery and resisting arrest immediately following the incident.

Sheriff Bill Wilson said Kern struck Thomas with the gun and attempted to shoot out the tire on her vehicle.

Thomas said the incident began when she knocked on the front door of Kern's residence. When no one answered, she went to the back door, where she saw a man inside the residence walking toward the garage. When Thomas walked into the open garage to meet the subject, she said, he came toward her pointing a long gun in her face.

Thomas told authorities she identified herself and asked if she could speak with Pat Kern, after which the man replied that she could not and told her to leave.

"Ms. Thomas stated that she turned around to walk to her car and the male subject hit her under her right arm with something, believed to be the long gun," Wilson said. "Ms. Thomas stated that she got into her car and the male subject pointed the long gun at her front tire and pulled the trigger, but the gun did not fire."

Wilson said Thomas feared that the man was going to shoot her, adding that he was standing in the driveway when he pulled the trigger.

Deputies subsequently went to the home, entered the opened garage door and knocked on the entrance door. One of the deputies said that Kern had a handgun in his hand. Deputies yelled at him several times to put down the gun.

Finally, Wilson said, Mrs. Kern took the handgun from her husband's right hand and placed it on the floor to the right of the deputies.

Wilson said the deputies asked Kern to step away from the handgun and he refused. The officers then ordered Kern to step out of the residence, away from the handgun, and he refused, the sheriff added.

Deputies removed two firearms and informed Kern that he was under arrest for aggravated assault for discharging a firearm while Thomas was attempting to serve the subpoena.

Kern said that he did not fire the gun at her, but rather fired in the air to scare her off. Kern was handcuffed and placed in the squad car.
Renewal

Chicago, IL

#3 Apr 29, 2010
LOL that's FELONY not FELONG... Long day at work.
---abc---

Fort Wayne, IN

#5 Apr 29, 2010
Kern is an arrogant douchebag. With any luck that turd will never be allowed to legally touch another firearm.
Uncle Bob

Goreville, IL

#6 Apr 30, 2010
Did they check his blood alcohol level?
CJK

United States

#7 Apr 30, 2010
I notice some whiny crybaby keeps getting the Mark Ken threads deleted.

For the record, every time a Mark Kern thread gets deleted I will start a new on on at least TWO new forums.
Hmm

United States

#8 Apr 30, 2010
CJK wrote:
I notice some whiny crybaby keeps getting the Mark Ken threads deleted.
For the record, every time a Mark Kern thread gets deleted I will start a new on on at least TWO new forums.
I didnt kno that you could get stuff deleted off of here
Do you have to have as much money as he does to do that...lol
JJ F

Elizabeth, NJ

#9 May 1, 2010
Hmm wrote:
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I didnt kno that you could get stuff deleted off of here
Do you have to have as much money as he does to do that...lol
Just keep clicking the "report abuse" link or send an email saying the thread is harassing and they delete it.
Amused

Springfield, IL

#10 May 3, 2010
The way to get them deleted is to pay them their $19.99. Then they put you on the "priority" list, and it's gone in a matter of hours.

Since: Jul 08

Lafayette, IN

#12 May 26, 2010
Court date is continued until June 1st at the request of Mr. Kerns attorney.
burned too many times

Champaign, IL

#13 Sep 7, 2010
Mark Kern is an arrogant alcoholic whose comeuppance is now due. And if his daughter EVER messes with my daughter, whom she doesn't even know, or threatens her again, she's going to find out what a threat is. She is just like her father, arrogant ugly witch.
Evening Star

Bronx, NY

#14 Sep 7, 2010
What ever happen with this case?

“Former Illinois Res”

Since: Jun 09

Nashville, Tennessee

#15 Sep 7, 2010
who is his daughter?
holla

United States

#16 Sep 7, 2010
Shaky919 wrote:
who is his daughter?
a skanky little rat! She works at 17th street in marion and she thinks she great because of daddy but really she is just a slut who let's guys butt sex her!
Dan D

Waterloo, IA

#18 Sep 8, 2010
Mark Kern is a BRILLIANT MAN!!!!
Candy Apple

Caseyville, IL

#19 Sep 9, 2010
Shaky919 wrote:
who is his daughter?
Oh grow up people. She's just an educated girl who has a backbone and doesn't put take anyone's crap! Having grown up the youngest of 4 boys she's a beautiful person who might be a little rough around the edges from what she's seen and lived with. It's a shame although so much progress has been made for women, people still judge those with moxy.
Amused

Springfield, IL

#20 Sep 9, 2010
Candy Apple wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh grow up people. She's just an educated girl who has a backbone and doesn't put take anyone's crap! Having grown up the youngest of 4 boys she's a beautiful person who might be a little rough around the edges from what she's seen and lived with. It's a shame although so much progress has been made for women, people still judge those with moxy.
Agree with this 100%. She is wise beyond her years.
Curious George

Murphysboro, IL

#21 Sep 16, 2010
Evening Star wrote:
What ever happen with this case?
Great question! Anything new on the felony disposition. It will certainly be a shame if this sorry, pitiful man gets away with this egregious behaviour.
ya ya

United States

#22 Sep 16, 2010
I'm sure that there are 2 sides to this story, late at night, way out in the country, do what you have to do. He was probably scared. I'm sure that if someone showed up at your house acting like she did you would of done something about it. So I'm sure as you sit in the middle of town with cops just seconds away rubbing yourself to thought of causing drama you probably have never had anyone at your house at night you don't know.
Evening Star

Champaign, IL

#24 Sep 20, 2010
ya ya wrote:
So I'm sure as you sit in the middle of town with cops just seconds away rubbing yourself to thought of causing drama you probably have never had anyone at your house at night you don't know.
People who shoot at others because they came to their house at night and they don't know them need to be in an asylum.

Since: Sep 10

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#25 Sep 20, 2010
ya ya wrote:
I'm sure that there are 2 sides to this story, late at night, way out in the country, do what you have to do. He was probably scared. I'm sure that if someone showed up at your house acting like she did you would of done something about it. So I'm sure as you sit in the middle of town with cops just seconds away rubbing yourself to thought of causing drama you probably have never had anyone at your house at night you don't know.
Then why did he shoot the car after he found out who she was? Who she was and why she was there was established before he discharged the weapon. Though it was in the evening it wasn't night. In the summer the sun doesn't go down until 9 P.M.

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