These are the very latest law enforcement records from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and from the Fairbury Police Department as of October 6, 2017:
From The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office:
September 24: Male driver arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol near Endicott.
September 28: The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit was requested for a vehicle sniff by the Nebraska State Patrol. After a search of the vehicle was conducted, a suspected marijuana pipe was located.
September 30: Marlene K. Buchli was eastbound on 717 Road in a 2000 Ford when the vehicle hit the road’s washboards and overturned in the north ditch. The vehicle was totaled.
October 1: James R. Kalivoda was traveling east on 712 Road in a 2012 Dodge when a deer came out of the south ditch and ran into the vehicle. There was $1,000 of damage to the vehicle.
October 1: Report of a theft and assault in Endicott.
From The Fairbury Police Department:
August 31: Report of an assault in the 800 block of Seventh Street.
September 19: Report of a theft in the 1000 block of Ash Street.
September 20: Sabrina Long contacted the Fairbury Police Department about a hit and run accident involving her 1995 Acura. She informed the officer that she found a note on the vehicle that the driver of the second vehicle, Maria Burkley, who was driving a 2011 Cadillac, struck Long’s vehicle. The officer contacted Burkley, who stated she backed out of her driveway and struck Long’s vehicle. Burkley attempted to make contact with Long, but Long did not answer the door. There was $2,000 of damage to each vehicle.
September 21: Sheila L. Garvin was northbound in a parking lot, driving a 2011 Ford, and while turning west came into collision with a concrete light pole base support. She stated she was parked and began to leave when she reached over to turn off the air conditioner in the van when the vehicle came into collision with the light pole base support. The concrete base support appeared to be moved about an inch on the platform from the collision. There was $1,900 of damage to Garvin’s vehicle.
September 21: Report of a gas drive off in the 300 block of 14th Street.
September 21: Report of harassment in Fairbury.
September 24: Report of harassment at McDonald’s.
September 24: Report of terroristic threats in the 900 block of Fourth Street.
September 24: Report of a disturbance in the 800 block of H Street. One individual was arrested.
September 25: Criminal mischief in the 1100 block of Fifth Street.
September 25: Driver issued citation for driving under suspension in the 600 block of Third Street.
September 25: Accident at Ninth and K Street. Driver issued citation for no operator’s license.
September 27: Report of harassment in the 1500 block of C Street.
September 27: Report of unauthorized use of a credit card.
September 29: Report of a disturbance in the 800 block of Ninth Street.
September 29: Traffic stop resulting in the driver being issued a citation for driving under suspension. Other driver arrested for driving under suspension and willful reckless driving.
September 29: Report of animal cruelty in the 1000 block of H Street.
September 30: Report of criminal mischief in the 800 block of South K Street.
October 1: Report of a civil disturbance in the 500 block of 14th Street.
October 1: Check well-being in the 1000 block of Third Street.
October 1: Officers responded to the report of an accident with injuries at the intersection of Highway 136 and Highway 15. One witness stated that they were in the east lane of traffic on Highway 15 facing south at the stoplight. They stated the light was red and was about to changed when they heard a noise and saw a 2002 Chevrolet driven by John J. Root came around him and went up on the curb and a 2014 Chevrolet, driven by Jack C. Wesch went up on the median and around the witness to the north. The witness stated that they didn’t see the stoplight when they heard the impact and that they didn’t see when the vehicles impacted. Based on the investigation conducted by the officer, Root was in the south lane of Highway 15 traveling west. Wesch was in the west lane of Highway 15 traveling north. Root’s vehicle collided with the right rear passenger side of Wesch’s vehicle. The collision caused Root’s vehicle to veer off to the northwest, jump the curb and end up on the grass. The collision also caused Wesch’s vehicle to hit and snap off the road sign at the south end of the median, spinning the vehicle back to the northeast, where it came to rest on the median facing west.
Root stated he was westbound on Highway 136, the light was green, and he said he entered the intersection at approximately 30 mph. Root said he didn’t see Wesch’s vehicle until impact, and didn’t have time to react. Wesch stated he was heading northbound on Highway 15, went through the intersection with a green light and felt an impact. Both front and side airbags were deployed. There was $1,000 of damage to Root’s vehicle and Wesch’s vehicle was totaled.
Oct. 4: Report of a civil disturbance in the 2000 block of H Street.
Oct. 5: Report of an injured animal in the 900 block of H Street.
Oct. 5: Report of an intoxicated individual in the 1500 block of K Street.
Oct. 5: Report of an attempted unauthorized entry into a residence in the 1000 block of B Street.