Police Blotter

27
Feb 2015

Lindsay Dempsey

Lindsay C. Dempsey, age 21, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 700 block of West 3rd Street on January 27th, 2015 at 10:04 a.m. for a Lee County Warrant for Failure to Appear. Dempsey was unable to post bond and was taken to the Lee County Jail.

                                                                                                                     

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

23
Feb 2015

Karen Breunig & Westley Frey Jr.

On February 21st at approximately 11:13 a.m., the Dixon Police Department responded to a residence located at 521 East 8th Street for a female that was not breathing and was unresponsive. The female was identified as 25-year old Kelsey Beck, and she was later pronounced deceased at KSB Hospital. The Department is currently conducting an investigation into the death as a suspected heroin overdose.

On February 23rd, the Dixon Police Department arrested Karen J. Breunig, age 54, and Westly A. Frey Jr., age 25, of 521 East 8th Street on charges of Obstructing Justice (Class 4 Felony). Frey was additionally taken into custody on an Illinois Department of Corrections warrant for violating provisions of his mandatory supervised release. It is alleged that Breunig and Frey concealed evidence in the investigation from Dixon Police Officers. Both subjects are currently at the Lee County Jail pending bond being set.

If anyone has information about this investigation, please call the Dixon Police Department at 815/288-4411 or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-Caught-U (1-888-228-4488). Callers can remain anonymous.  

        

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

23
Feb 2015

Jonathan Deassis

Jonathan D. Deassis, age 24, of Lake Zurich, Illinois, was arrested in the 200 block of South Hennepin Avenue on February 23rd, 2015, at 2:30 p.m. for a Lee County Warrant for Failure to Appear. Deassis posted bond and was released with a pending court date.

                                                                                                                     

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

20
Feb 2015

Kristina Schaver

Kristina M. Schaver, age 30, of522 Assembly Place, Dixon, Illinois, was issued a city ordinance citation in the 600 block of Fellows on February 20, 2015 at 12:08 p.m. for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

18
Feb 2015

tYLER rANDOLPH

Tyler S. Randolph, age 19, of 1621 West 4th Street, Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 1600 block of West 4th Street on February 18th, 2015, at 1:45 a.m. for Retail Theft and Unlawful Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor. Randolph was processed and released with a pending court date.

                                                                                                                     

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

 

13
Feb 2015

Jamie Bakken

Jamie K. Bakken, age 40, of Amboy, Illinois, was arrested in the 100 block of West Second Street on February 13th, 2015, at 8:45 a.m. on a Winnebago Countyy warrant for Failure To Appear/DUI. Bakken was processed and released after posting bond.

                                                                                                                     

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

10
Feb 2015

Several Arrests Made For Underage Drinking

Dixon officers were called to the Canterbury Apartment Complex, 1501 Lowell Park Road, at 10:21 p.m. for a possible underage party. Upon arriving, officers located several individuals inside the community room. The following subjects were served with City Ordinance violations:

Male juvenile, 16, of Dixon, Consumption.

Female juvenile, 17, of Dixon, Consumption.

Female juvenile, 17, of Dixon, Consumption.

Female juvenile, 17, of Dixon, Consumption.

Female juvenile, 17, of Dixon, Consumption.

Alexis M. Gomer, 18, of Sterling, Consumption.

Jade E. Glenn, 18, of Dixon, Consumption.

Angelo M. Valdes, 18, of Dixon, Consumption.

Savanna E. Hoyle, 18, of Dixon, Consumption.

Sierra N. Kemp, 18, of Dixon, Consumption.

Michael A. Conley, 19, Dixon, Consumption.

Xavier A. McGlown, 20, Dixon, Consumption.

                                                                                                                     

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

 

09
Feb 2015

Stephanie Schwab

Stephanie E. Schwab, age 32, of Amboy, Illinois, was arrested in the 600 block of Mazy Road on February 9th, 2015 at 6:10 p.m. for a Lee County Warrant for Obstructing Justice, Retail Theft, and Driving While License Suspended. Schwab was unable to post bond and was taken to the Lee County Jail.

                                                                                                                     

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

 

07
Feb 2015

Shane Strub

Shane A. Strub, age 29, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 900 block of West First Street on February 7th, 2015, at 6:50 p.m. on three counts of Retail Theft, a Tazwell County warrant for Failure To Appear and a Whiteside County warrant for Failure to Appear. Strub was unable to post bond and was turned over to the Lee County Jail.

                                                                                                                     

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

07
Feb 2015

William Schulz

William R. Schulz, age 56, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 1300 block of West Third Street on February 7th, 2015, at 8:39 p.m. for Domestic Battery. Schulz was processed and was turned over to the Lee County Jail.

                                                                                                                     

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

07
Feb 2015

Tyler Perales

Tyler J. Perales, age 22, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 1700 block of West River Street on February 7th, 2015, at 10:34 p.m. for two counts of Domestic Battery and Interfering with the Reporting of Domestic Battery. Perales was processed and turned over to the Lee County Jail.

                                                                                                                     

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

07
Feb 2015

Virginia Ibbara

Virginia L. Ibarra, age 36, of Sterling, Illinois, was arrested in the 1500 block of Lowell Park Road on February 7th, 2015, at 8:30 p.m. for a Whiteside County warrant for Rule to Show Cause. Ibarra was processed, posted bond and was released pending a court date in Whiteside County.

                                                                                                                     

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

05
Feb 2015

Shawn Bahrs

Shawn N. Bahrs, age 22, of 31051 East Thome Road, Rock Falls, Illinois, was arrested in the 200 block of North Hennepin Avenue on February 5th, 2015, at 9:00 p.m. on a DeKalb County warrant for FTA Resist Police Officer. Bahrs was processed and released after posting bond.

                                                                                                                     

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

03
Feb 2015

Joseph Young

Joseph R. Young, age 28, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 400 block of West Third Street on February 3rd, 2015, at 7:25 p.m. on an Ogle County warrant for Failure To Appear / Driving Under The Influence Of Liquor. Young was unable to post bond and was turned over the Lee County Jail.

                                                                                                                     

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

03
Feb 2015

Mario Garnica Jr.

On 2/3/15 at 3:10 PM, the Dixon Police Department arrested Mario Garnica Jr., age 26, of Sterling, Illinois in relation to an investigation which commencedMarioGarnicaJr on 1/19/15. At 9:37 p.m. on 1/19/15, the Dixon Police Department and Dixon Fire Department Paramedics responded to a residence in the 400 block of East Everett to a report of a suicide attempt. It was reported that a 29 year-old male at that residence had attempted to take his life by cutting his throat after being involved in a domestic disturbance with Mario Garnica Jr. The male victim was subsequently transported to KSB Hospital where he underwent hours of surgery that ultimately saved his life. Due to the medical condition of the victim, investigators were unable to speak with the victim until recently. After a lengthy interview with the victim and a review of the medical records, the investigation turned into an attempted homicide.

On today’s date, investigators obtained an arrest warrant for Mario Garnica Jr. on numerous charges. The charges consist of the following offenses:

  • Attempt First Degree Murder (4 counts), a Class X Felony
  • Armed Violence (2 counts), a Class X Felony and a Class 2 Felony due to the weapons utilized
  • Aggravated Domestic Battery (4 counts), a Class 2 Felony
  • Aggravated Battery (2 counts), a Class 3 Felony

Bond on the warrant was set in the amount of $300,000.00. Dixon Police Officers were assisted in the investigation by the Lee County State’s Attorney’s Office and the Sterling Police Department. Garnica was processed and turned over to the Lee County Jail.

         

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

01
Feb 2015

Ethan Sward

Ethan J. Sward, age 25, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 200 block of South Hennepin Avenue on February 1st, 2015, at 12:10 a.m. for an Ogle County warrant for Failure to Appear / Traffic Offense. Sward posted bond and was released with a pending court date.

                                                                                                                     

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

31
Jan 2015

Juvenile Male Arrested for No Valid Driver's License

A male juvenile, age 15, ofDixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 100 block of Lincoln Way on January 31st, 2015 at 6:43 p.m. for No Valid Driver’s License and No Lights When Required. The juvenile was processed and released to a parent.  

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

30
Jan 2015

Kaleb Weaver

Kaleb D. Weaver, age 18, of Racine, Wisconsin, was arrested in the 100 block of West Boyd Street on January 30th, 2015, at 10:54 a.m. for Possession of Cannabis Under 2.5 Grams, Driving While License Suspended, and Operation of an Uninsured Vehicle. Weaver was transported to the Dixon Police Department where he was processed and released on bond.

                                                                                                                     

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

28
Jan 2015

Justin Parker

Justin J. Parker, age 28, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 800 block of East Graham Street on January 28th, 2015, at 11:30 a.m. for Criminal Trespass to State Supported Property. Parker was processed and released with a pending court date.

                                                                                                                     

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

27
Jan 2015

James Malone

James A. Malone, age 36, of 1330 South Oak Street, Freeport, Illinois, was arrested in the 700 block of Palmyra Street on January 27th, 2015 at 8:27 p.m. for Driving Under the Influence and Driving While License Revoked. Malone was processed and released after posting bond.

                                                                                                                     

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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