For The Record

Plea Agreement for Fairbury Woman Charged with Violating Protection Order Twice

Christina D. Weidner, age 34, of Fairbury, appeared in Jefferson County Court on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. Linda Bauer was the presiding judge.
Weidner was charged with two counts of violating a protection order, a class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail and a $1,000 fine.
On Tuesday, April 22, 2022, were dispatched to a residence in Fairbury in response to a possible violation of an Ex Parte Domestic Abuse Protection Order. Weidner was arrested at the scene at approximately 10:40 p.m.
She was later released on a $3,500 (10 percent) bond.
On February 23, the Sheriff’s Office received a call from the petitioner at approximately 4:35 p.m., stating that Weidner was on his property. The petitioner was not there at the time but, according to the affidavit, the petitioner, “wanted to make sure that Christina was not there when he goes home.”
Deputies arrived at the residence and confirmed Weidner was on the premises. She was arrested at approximately 4:44 p.m. that same day.
In accordance with the plea agreement, she pleaded guilty to one charge and the other was dropped.
The defendant told the judge that she wanted to move forward with sentencing that day, “I just want to move on with my life.”
County Attorney Joseph Casson recommended a fine only. Judge Bauer agreed and fined Weidner $250.


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