•February 7, 2018•
By Mike Brothers
A Moultrie County jury determined Nathan Ragsdale, 39, was not fit to stand trial for the 2016 felony charge of disarming a police officer.
“We, the jury, find the defendant Nathan Ragsdale unfit to stand trial and also that there is a substantial probability that the defendant, if provided with a course of treatment, will attain fitness within one year.”
At 4:48 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30 after 45 minutes deliberation the jury returned the “unfit” verdict for the Sullivan man. Ragsdale was remanded to Moultrie County Jail awaiting transportation to MacFarland Mental Health Center in Springfield where he will receive treatment and evaluation for his eventual return.