RI man out of prison only weeks before another driving arrest


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Posted Online: Jan. 24, 2013, 8:08 pm
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By Rachel Warmke, rwarmke@qconline.com
An April 15 bench trial is scheduled for Bryan Joel Dickinson,26, of Rock Island, accused of driving on a revoked license just weeks after serving prison time for a 2008 reckless homicide conviction.

Mr. Dickinson pleaded guilty in 2008 to killing Carl Rawson, 77, of Las Cruces, N.M., during a 2007 car crash in Moline.He was sentenced in February 2009, to a five-year prison term, receiving credit for time served and was released in July 2012.

On Aug. 25, Mr. Dickinson was stopped by in the 800 block of 19th Avenue, Moline, and arrested for driving on a revoked license.

Mr. Dickinson, who is out on bond, made a brief appearance Thursday in Rock Island County Circuit Court and waived his right to a jury trial. Judge Walter Braud is slated to preside over the bench trial.





















 



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  Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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