October 26, 2017

Alexander Welsch

On 10/26/17 at approximately 4:00 p.m., the Dixon Police Department was contacted by Illinois Department of Corrections to assist with a compliance check at 317 Spruce Street.  Officers arrived at the residence and learned that 22 year old Alexander Welsh was out of compliance. 

During the investigation, officers located between 15 and 200 hits of Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD). 

Welsh was placed under arrest and charged with a Class 1 Felony for Possession of a Controlled Substance.  Welsh was processed and taken to the Lee County Jail. 


Citizens are reminded to call the Dixon Police Department at (815)288-4411 or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-Caught-U. (1-888-228-4488)  Callers can remain anonymous and receive rewards of up to $1,000.00 if their information leads to an arrest.  

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

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