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 in Jefferson County Court as scheduled on Wednesday, September 14 2022. Linda Bauer was the presiding judge.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 on July 9, 2022. Jacobson was later released on a $7,500 (10 percent) bond.Public Defender Scott Gropp indicated he had not had any recent contact with his client.County Attorney Joseph Casson said, “My understanding is he’s moved to Hebron.”Judge Bauer issued a bench warrant and set a new bo...


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