Alderman Found Unfit To Stand Trial

Ronald Nolan
Ronald Nolan

Murphysboro, Ill – A Murphysboro alderman accused of kidnapping a woman has been found unfit to stand trial.

The Southern Illinoisan reports Ronald Nolan had an outburst during jury selection Tuesday. The State’s Attorney’s office says a mental evaluation will be performed before moving forward.

Nolan is charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, kidnapping and unlawful restraint. He’s also charged in a separate incident with attacking a guard.

No action has been taken regarding Nolan’s status as an alderman.