For The Record

Arrest Warrant Issued for Fairbury Man Accused of Online Threats

A warrant was issued for Jordan J. Pingel, age 22, of Fairbury, after he failed to appear in Jefferson County District Court for sentencing on Thursday, August 4, 2022. David J.A Bargen was the presiding judge.The defendant is represented by Public Defender Scott Gropp, who indicated he had not been in recent contact with his client. Gropp made a motion to continue the case. County Attorney Joseph Casson objected to a continuance, noting Pingel had also failed to appear for a county court date.Judge Bargen denied the motion to continue, issued a bench warrant for Pingel’s arrest and set a $10,000 cash bond.Pingel was originally charged with ...


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