Police Blotter

The charges below are merely allegations and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
October 23, 2021

Jamel C. Crowder

Jamel C. Crowder, age 27, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 600 block of Marclare Street on October 23rd, 2021, at 3:30 a.m., on a Lee County Warrant for Failure to Appear.  Crowder posted bond and was released. 
October 22, 2021

Ashley M. Odell

Ashley M. Odell, age 30, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the unit block of South Peoria Avenue on October 22nd, 2021, at 12:40 a.m., for Driving While License Suspended.  Odell was released with a notice to appear in court.
October 21, 2021

Keith J. Shomaker

Keith J. Shomaker, age 27, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in 2000 block of Peek Home Road on October 21, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. for Unlawful Failure to Register as a Violent Offender Against Youth.  Shomaker was processed and taken to the Lee County Jail. 
October 21, 2021

Joseph A. Reynolds

Joseph A. Reynolds, age 51, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 1200 block of Palmyra Road on October 21, 2021 at 7:00 p.m., for Criminal Trespass to Real Property and Resisting / Obstructing a Peace Officer.  Reynolds was released on Individual Bond with a pending court date.
October 18, 2021

Dustin J. Weaver

The Dixon Police Department announces the arrest of Dustin J. Weaver, age 40, of Dixon, Illinois on 10/18/21 at approximately 6:50 p.m.  The Dixon Police Department was in the process of conducting annual sex offender compliance checks. Officers began completing Weaver’s compliance check.  Weaver had already missed his quarterly registration…
October 15, 2021

Mark A. Beck

Mark A. Beck, age 62, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the unit block of Harrison Avenue on October 15, 2021 at 6:35 p.m., for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Failure to Signal and Improper Lane Usage.  Beck was processed and released with a Notice to Appear.
October 14, 2021

Joseph A. Reynolds

Joseph A. Reynolds, age 51, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 1200 block of Palmyra Road on October 14, 2021 10:59 a.m., on a Criminal Trespassing on Real Property.  Reynolds was released on Individual bond with Court dates.
October 10, 2021

Joseph A. Reynolds

Joseph A. Reynolds, age 51, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 1200 block of Palmyra Road on October 10, 2021 3:34 p.m., on a Criminal Trespassing on Real Property.  Reynolds was released on Individual bond with Court dates.
October 10, 2021

Zachary L. Gerlach

Zachary L. Gerlach, age 26, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 900 block of McKenney Street on October 10th, 2021, at 7:35 p.m., for Expired Registration, Suspended Registration, Driving While License Suspended, Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle, a Lee County Warrant for Failure to Appear, and a Lee County…
October 09, 2021

Hunter R. Mack

Hunter R. Mack, age 19, of Joliet, Illinois, was arrested in the 400 block of North Galena Avenue on October 9th, 2021, at 12:17 a.m., for No Valid License, Speeding, and Operating an Uninsured Vehicle.  Mack was processed and released. 
The charges above are merely allegations and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.