Police Blotter

The charges below are merely allegations and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
February 20, 2020

Breanna Mekemson

Breanna L. Mekemson, age 21, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 200 block of South Hennepin Avenue on February 20th, 2020 at 8:50 p.m., for Theft Over $500.00.  Mekemson was processed and taken to Lee County Jail.
Joshua Hagan, age 26, of Naperville, Illinois and Payman Khamissi, age 24, of Carol Stream, Illinois, were issued City Ordinance Citations in the 800 block of Sheridan Avenue on February 20, 2020 at 2:41 p.m., for Soliciting Without a Permit. 
February 19, 2020

Kory Hanabarger

Kory L. Hanabarger, age 51, of Sterling, Illinois, was arrested in the 1600 block of West Third Street on February 19th, 2020 at 11:55 p.m., for a Whiteside County Warrant for obstructing court order.  Hanabarger posted the required bond and was released with a pending court date.
February 16, 2020

Alecsis Pope

Alecsis Pope, age 34, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 500 block of Chicago Avenue on February 16, 2020 at 1:55 p.m., for Failure to Appear on a Lee County Warrant.  Pope was taken to Lee County Jail. 
February 16, 2020

Corey King

Corey M. King, age 36, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested at West 2nd Street and Logan Avenue on February 16th, 2020 at 1:49 a.m. for Aggravated Battery to Peace Officer, Driving While License Revoked (subsequent), Operating Uninsured Motor Vehicle, and Driving 11-14 MPH Above Limit.  King was taken to the…
Two male juveniles, ages 15 and 16, of Dixon, Illinois, were arrested in the 700 block of Grant Avenue on February 16th, 2020 for Curfew Violation.  Additionally, the 16-year-old male was charged with Possession of Meth and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  The juveniles were processed and released to their guardians. 
February 16, 2020

Cameron Forsberg

Cameron J. Forsberg, age 19, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 700 block of Grant Avenue on February 16th, 2020 at 4:53 a.m., for Criminal Trespass.  Forsberg was processed and released.
February 16, 2020

Austen Baker

Austen Baker, age 21, of Sterling, Illinois, was arrested in the 300 block of Fellows Street on February 16, 2020 at 10:54 a.m., for Forgery and Lee County Warrant for Petition to Revoke Probation.  Baker was taken to Lee County Jail.
February 15, 2020

Jeramiah Owens

Jeramiah J. Owens, age 23, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 1700 block of West Fourth Street on February 15th, 2020 at 1:47 p.m., for a Lee County Warrant for Retail Theft.  Owens posted the required bond and was released with a pending court date.
February 15, 2020

Breann Newton

Breann Newton, age 27, of Dixon, Illinois, was arrested in the 300 block of South Lincoln Avenue on February 15, 2020 at 1:17 a.m., for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Driving While License Suspended, Improper Lane Usage, and Operating Uninsured Motor Vehicle.  Newton was processed and released.
The charges above are merely allegations and all parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty.