For The Record

Fairbury Man Fined for Writing Bad Check

Greg L. Dragoo, age 46, of Fairbury, was arraigned in Jefferson County Court on Wednesday, October 26, 2022. Linda Bauer was the presiding judge.Dragoo was charged with writing a check against and account with insufficient funds in the amount of $500, a class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail and a $1,000 fine.The check was issued to the County Attorney’s office for restitution.Dragoo waived his right to an attorney an pleaded No Contest. Sentencing was deferred to give the defendant time to make restitution. County Attorney Joseph Casson confirmed restitution had been paid.Judge Bauer find the defendant $25.


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