Police Blotter

The charges below are merely allegations and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
January 12, 2023

Paul C. Hermes

Paul C. Hermes, age 28, of Mount Morris, Illinois, was arrested in the 100 block of College Avenue on January 12, 2023, at 9:40 PM., for driving on a No Valid Driver’s License. Hermes was processed and released with a pending court appearance.
January 12, 2023

Kayla L Boyenga

Kayla L. Boyenga, age 32, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested on the 300 Block of west First Street on January 12th, 2023 at 10:16 a.m., for a Lee County Warrant for Failure to Appear, Whiteside County Warrant for Failure to Appear and Driving While License Suspended.  Boyenga was unable to…
January 11, 2023

Esmeralda Wendel

Esmeralda Wendel, age 47, of Peru, Illinois, was arrested on the 1600 Block of South Galena Avenue on January 11th, 2023 at 11:11 P.M., for a Lee County Warrant for Failure to Appear- Contempt Non-Pay.  Wendel was able to post bond and was provided a future court date.
January 10, 2023

Chasity A. Blackburn

Chasity A. Blackburn, age 34, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 200 block of South Hennepin Avenue on January 10th, 2023, at 10:14 p.m. for Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor. Blackburn was processed and released with a court date.
January 08, 2023

Micah Schwartz

Micah Schwartz, age 30, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 1100 block of North Galena Avenue on January 8th, 2023, at 1:20 a.m. for a Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Improper Lane Usage.  Schwartz was processed and released with a pending court date.
January 07, 2023

Blake L. Whiteman

Blake L. Whiteman, age 30, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 100 block of Monroe Avenue on January 7th, 2023, at 11:50 a.m. for a Lee County Warrant for Failure to Appear - Contempt. Whiteman was unable to post bond and was taken to the Lee County Jail.
January 06, 2023

Chasity A. Blackburn

Chasity A. Blackburn, age 34, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 700 block of North Brinton Avenue on January 6th, 2023, at 12:24 p.m. for Driving Under the Influence of Drugs. Blackburn was processed and released with a court date.
The Dixon Police Department announces the arrests of Scott O. Vue, age 45, Alexandra M. Moyer, age 27, and Jason B. Manskey, age 50, of Dixon, Illinois on January 5, 2023 at approximately 3:30 p.m.  On January 5, 2023 the Dixon Police Department began an investigation involving Vue, a felon,…
January 05, 2023

Nicholas Ebersole

Nicholas Ebersole, age 22, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 200 block of South Hennepin Avenue on January 5th, 2023, at 9:13 PM., for Retail Theft. Ebersole was processed and released with a court date.
January 05, 2023

Joseph M. Carney

Joseph M Carney, age 47, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 200 block of East First Street on January 5, 2023, at 1:05 PM., for a Lee County Warrant on an original charge of Criminal Trespass to Residence. Carney posted necessary bond and was released with a court date.
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The charges above are merely allegations and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.