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Fairbury Man Gets 5 to 12 Years for Assault

Tyler Scott Will, 23, of Fairbury, was sentenced to five to 12 years in Jefferson County District Court on July 7, 2022. He appeared in court in the custody of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. Julie Smith was the presiding judge.The defendant was originally charged with second degree assault, a class 2A felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison, and use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony, a class 2 felony that carries a minimum of one and a maximum of 50 years in prison.On January 7 of this year, Jefferson County Deputies were dispatched to a residence in Fairbury, responding to a report of an assault. According to the Warrantle...


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