For The Record

Warrant Issued for Fairbury Man Accused of Assault

A warrant was issued for a Fairbury man after he failed to appear for Jefferson County Court on Wednesday, December 21, 2022, as scheduled. Linda Bauer was the presiding judge.James E. Jacobson, 55, has two pending cases, for which he was previously scheduled to appear in court in September of this year. He failed to appear at that time and the judge issued warrants for his arrest. He was arrested on November 7, 2022.The defendant had signed a citation promising to appear for court.In one case, Jacobson is charged with domestic assault, a class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail and a $1,000 fine. The defendant was arrested o...


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