For The Record

Drug Suspect Appears in Court, Requests Lower Bond

Jose M. Perez-Nuevas, age 21, of Fairbury, appeared in Jefferson County Court in the custody of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, October 5, 2022. Linda Bauer was the presiding judge.Perez-Nuevas is charged with possession of methamphetamine, a class 4 felony punishable by two years in prison, nine to 12 months of post-release supervision and a $10,000 fine.The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant at a residence in Fairbury on September 15, 2022. According to the Arrest Affidavit, the defendant was located in the basement, “Jose was on the couch under a blanket pretending to be asleep.”A backpack all...


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