On Oct. 14 Iroquois County SHeriff’s Police and Clifton Police arrested Dustin M. Behrends, 24, of Ashkum. According to police reports, Behrends was wanted on a Will County arrant for failure to appear on a burglary charge. Behrends was also wanted on a Ford County warrant for failure to appear on an aggravated assault charge. During the arrests Behrends was found to be in possession of a hand gun and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. He was taken to the Iroquois County Jail in lieu of bond.
On Oct. 12 Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police investigated a single-vehicle accident on County Road 2400 North approximately two-tenths of a mile west of County Road 1550 East. According to police reports, a vehicle driven by Ethan M. Blakey, 19, of Kankakee was westbound on 2400 North. The vehicle went on to the north shoulder and overcorrected causing the vehicle to slide across a plate private park drive. The front of the vehicle then struck the northeast guardrail causing more than $1,500 in damage. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued.
On Oct. 15 Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police investigated a car versus deer accident that occurred at County Road 1600 East approximately one-quarter mile north of County Road 2500 North. According to police reports, a vehicle driven by Hunter R. Bohlmann, 27, Watseka, was traveling north on 1600 East when a deer entered the roadway. Bohlmann was unable to avoid the deeper, striking it and causing more than $1,500 in damage to the vehicle. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued.
Police were called to the 500 block of North Second for an animal complaint. The call resulted in police issuing Brianna N. Jones, 25, Watseka a city ordinance violation citation for her dogs running at large.
Police conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle at East Ash and North Sixth at 7:27 p.m. The stop resulted in police arrested Terra R. Reed, 43, Watseka, on an active Iroquois County warrant for failure to appear in court for a previous driving under the influence of alcohol charge.
Police responded to a call about an intoxicated person in the roadway in the area of Wabash and North at 3:40 p.m. Arrested was Avery Durflinger Jr., 40, Watseka, for possession of a hypodermic needle. He posted bond and was released.
Police were called to the 100 block of North Madison at 3:59 p.m. for a domestic dispute. On arrival police located a female with head injuries. Witness on scene said they had seen the male throw an item at the female. Arrested was Matthew Conley, 40, Watseka, for aggravated domestic battery. He was taken to the Iroquois County Jail.
Police conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle at North Tenth and East Oak at 1:03 a.m. Arrested was James Davenport, 37, Watseka, for driving while license suspended, possession of methamphetamine, and possession fo drug equipment. He was taken to the Iroquois County Jail.
Police conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle on East Grant at 2:38 p.m. The traffic stop resulted in officers arresting Eric L. Norris, 43, Watseka, on an active Iroquois County warrant. During the arrest additional charges occurred to include unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon and resisting/obstructing a peace officer.
Police were called about a domestic dispute in the 800 block of West Lafayette at 2:22 a.m. Arrested was Bretton Edwards, 31, Watseka, for domestic battery. He was taken to the Iroquois County Jail.