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Watseka Police responded to a report of theft in the 600 block of N Market at 10:04 A.M. on 03-28-19.

Watseka Police responded to a civil disturbance in the 500 block of W Washington at 10:08 A.M. on 03-28-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a counterfeit bill in the 100 block of E Walnut at 11:28 A.M. on 03-28-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of smoke in the 200 block of E Fairman at 2:17 P.M. on 03-28-19.

Watseka Police arrested Cassie N Arenibar, 29 Watseka in the 400 block of N Market at 3:32 P.M. on 03-28-19. Arenibar was wanted on an Iroquois County warrant charging her with failure to appear on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Once Arenibar was taken into custody, she was found to possession a substance believed to be heroin. Arenibar was additionally charged with possession of a controlled substance. Arenibar was transported to the Iroquois County jail.

Watseka Police arrested Heather J Brewer, 22 Watseka in the 100 block of N Jefferson at 3:46 P.M. on 03-28-19. Brewer was charged with driving while license suspended. Brewer was transported to the Iroquois County jail.

Watseka Police responded to a civil matter in the 500 block of N Second at 8:08

P.M. on 03-28-19.

Watseka Police responded to an activated alarm in the 1400 block of E Walnut at 8:35 P.M. on 03-28-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of suspicious circumstances in the 300 block of W Park at 2:42 A.M. on 03-29-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of theft in the 200 block of N Fourth at 3:52 A.M. on 03-29-19.

 

Watseka Police responded to a report of a suspicious person in the 400 block of E Cherry at 10:09 A.M. on 03-29-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of theft in the 100 block of W Oak at 3:18

P.M. on 03-29-19.

Watseka Police investigated a report of reckless driving in the 200 block of E Hickory at 3:25 P.M. on 03-29-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of violation of an order of protection in the 200 block of W Locust at 7:32 P.M. on 03-29-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a suspicious person in the 500 block of E Ash at 8:17 P.M. on 03-29-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a fight in progress in the 100 block of E Oak at 9:11 A.M. on 03-30-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a suspicious person in the 500 block of E Oak at 12:04 P.M. on 03-30-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a found syringe in the 1200 block of E Walnut at 12:08 P.M. on 03-30-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of trespassing in the 300 btock of S US 24 at 8:08 P.M. on 03-30-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of harassment in the 200 block of E Fairman at 5:00 P.M. on 03-31-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of an unwanted person in the 1700 block of E Walnut at 8:13 P.M. on 03-31-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a disturbance in the 400 block of E

Cherry at 1:36 A.M. on 04-01-19.

Watseka Police responded to a vehicle complaint in the 500 block of E Ash at 2:48 A.M. on 04-01-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a suspicious person in the 400 block of E Cherry at 10:09 A.M. on 03-29-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of theft in the 100 block of W Oak at 3:18

P.M. on 03-29-19.

Watseka Police investigated a report of reckless driving in the 200 block of E Hickory at 3:25 P.M. on 03-29-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of violation of an order of protection in the 200 block of W Locust at 7:32 P.M. on 03-29-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a suspicious person in the 500 block of E Ash at 8:17 P.M. on 03-29-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a fight in progress in the 100 block of E Oak at 9:11 A.M. on 03-30-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a suspicious person in the 500 block of E Oak at 12:04 P.M. on 03-30-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a found syringe in the 1200 block of E Walnut at 12:08 P.M. on 03-30-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of trespassing in the 300 btock of S US 24 at 8:08 P.M. on 03-30-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of harassment in the 200 block of E Fairman at 5:00 P.M. on 03-31-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of an unwanted person in the 1700 block of E Walnut at 8:13 P.M. on 03-31-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a disturbance in the 400 block of E

Cherry at 1:36 A.M. on 04-01-19.

Watseka Police responded to a vehicle complaint in the 500 block of E Ash at 2:48 A.M. on 04-01-19.

Watseka Police responded to an activated alarm in the 200 block of Ernest Grove Parkway at 6:28 A.M. on 04-01-19.

Watseka Police investigated a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Lincoln and Belmont at 9:33 A.M. on 04-01-19. According to Police reports, a vehicle driven by Robert L Donohue, 93 Watseka attempted to make a left hand turn and failed to see a vehicle driven by Santiago Bay, 30 Watseka. The Donohue vehicle then struck the Bay vehicle causing over $1,500 in damage. Riverside ambulance and Watseka Fire were called to the scene. A juvenile in the Bay vehicle sustained non-life threatening injuries. No citations were issued.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a disturbance in the 500 block of E Walnut at 12:40 P.M. on 04-01-19.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a hypodermic needle found in the 300 block of W North at 2:17 P.M. on 04-01-19.

Watseka Police assisted the FBI on at 4:18 P.M. on 04-01-19. Police were contacted by the Springfield field office regarding a threat made over a social media site. Police were able to locate the suspect, a juvenile, who told Police that the post was a joke. The case has been referred to other authorities.

Watseka Police arrested a Sheldon man following a traffic stop in the 800 block of E Walnut at 6:21 P.M. on 04-01-19. According to Police reports, a vehicle driven by Eugene Westbrook, 22 Sheldon was seen speeding by Watseka Police. Police then stopped the vehicle at a local business and as the officer exited the vehicle, Westbrook got out of the vehicle and would not comply with the officers commands. Westbrook then entered the business where he continued to ignore the officer's commands. The officer then attempted to handcuff Westbrook who then began to run, knocking over a display in the business. Westbrook then ran to his vehicle as the officer attempted to deploy his Taser, which struck Westbrook's vehicle door. Westbrook then entered his vehicle and put into reverse, striking the squad car. Westbrook then pulled forward and placed his

 

 

vehicle into reverse, again striking the squad car, heavily damaging the squad. Westbrook then turned in the officer's direction, causing him to retreat behind a parked vehicle before the Westbrook vehicle pulled out of the lot. A dispatch was then put out on the vehicle, and eventually Iroquois County Deputies were able to place Westbrook in custody North of Watseka. Once Westbrook was taken into custody, officers located approximately 110 grams of suspected marijuana "edibles" and a loaded SCCY handgun, along with two loaded magazines in the vehicle. Westbrook was charged with Unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon, criminal damage to state supported property, possession of cannabis over 30 grams, resisting a police officer, aggravated assault and fleeing and eluding. Westbrook was transported to the Iroquois County jail.

Watseka Police responded to a report of theft in the 100 block of E Walnut at 7:30

P.M. on 04-01-19.

Watseka Police responded to a 911 misdial in the 800 block of W Franklin at 8:30 P.M. on 04-01-19.

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