Police Blotter

Justin Charleston

July 21, 2018

Dixon Police Department Officers conducted a traffic stop on July 21, 2018 at approximately 10:54 p.m.  One of the passengers in the vehicle was identified as Justin M. Charleston, age 22, of Dixon, Illinois.  Charleston had two outstanding warrants.  One warrant was the result of a motor vehicle accident investigation in June, 2018.  The warrant was issued for Charleston for Failure to Report an Accident Involving Injury, a Class 2 Felony, and Aggravated Reckless Driving with Great Bodily Harm, a Class 4 Felony.  Charleston also had a Lee County Warrant for probation violation that included several charges that included Burglary, Possession of a Stolen Firearm, Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and 2 counts of Driving on a Suspended License. 

Charleston was placed under arrest and transported to the Dixon Police Department.  Charleston was unable to post bond, $200,000 – 10% to apply, and was taken to the Lee County Jail after being processed. 


Citizens are reminded to call the Dixon Police Department at (815)288-4411 or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-Caught-U. (1-888-228-4488)  Callers can remain anonymous and receive rewards of up to $1,000.00 if their information leads to an arrest. 

The charges are merely an allegation and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
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