For The Record

Fairbury Man Fined $200 for Disturbing the Peace

Derek J. Johnson, age 21, of Fairbury, was fined $200 and given no jail time for disturbing the peace in Jefferson County Court on Wednesday, October 5, 2022. Linda Bauer was the presiding judge.Johnson was originally charged with third degree assault, a class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail and a $1,000 fine.In accordance with a plea agreement, Johnson pleaded No Contest to a reduced charge of disturbing the peace, a class 3 misdemeanor punishable by up to three months in jail and a $500 fine.On June 1, 2022, at approximately 4:21 p.m., deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a residence in ...


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