For The Record

Warrant Issued for Fairbury Man Accused of Assault

A warrant was issued for the arrest of James E. Jacobson, 55, of Fairbury, after he failed to appear for arraignment in Jefferson County Court as scheduled on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. Linda Bauer was the presiding judge.Jacobson is charged with possession of a controlled substance, a class 4 felony punishable by two years in prison, nine to 12 months of post-release supervision and a $10,000 fine.The defendant signed a citation promising to appear for court.County Attorney Joseph Casson asked for a warrant. Judge Bauer granted the motion and issued a warrant for Jacobson’s arrest and set a new bond for $7,500 (10 percent).In a separate...


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