The Weekly Post public record for 9-21-23

NOTE: Charges are merely an accusation. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Police Reports
• EDWARDS – A mother and son were arrested following a domestic disturbance at an Edwards residence.

Peoria County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched about 4:30 a.m. Sept. 12 to the 10100 block of W. Edwards St. There they found Mandy L. Engel, 39, and Gabriel J. Engel Rynearson, 21. Both said they pushed each other during a dispute that involved another person, according to a sheriff’s-office report.

Engel and Engel Rynearson were accused of domestic battery and transported to the Peoria County Jail. Engel Rynearson also was wanted in Fulton County for aggravated fleeing and eluding. Deputies searched in vain for the other person, whose name was redacted from the report.

• FARMINGTON – A traffic stop in Farmington resulted in an Iowa man being arrested on illegal-cannabis charges.

Pacino L. Young, 21, of Tipton, Iowa, was driving a 2016 Ford Fuston when Farmington police stopped him about 12:45 a.m. Sept. 5 in the 600 block of E. Fort St. because the vehicle’s headlights and taillights were off. An officer noticed a cannabis odor when Young exited the vehicle, a police report stated.

From the vehicle’s center console, Young produced a bag that contained 14 grams of pot. He was cited for possession of adult-use cannabis in a motor vehicle outside an approved container. Young paid a $300 vehicle impound fee, surrendered the cannabis and was released.

• LAURA – A Stark County man avoided injury when his vehicle struck a cow on a road east of Laura.

The accident happened at 5:30 a.m. Sept. 5 on Brimfield Road north of Lorance Road, according to a Peoria County Sheriff’s Office report.
Michael W. O’Donnell of Wyoming said he was driving a northbound 2010 Toyota Corolla when he encountered the large, black cow in the roadway. O’Donnell’s vehicle had just crested a hill and was unable to avoid the crash. O’Donnell left the scene by the time a deputy arrived.
The deputy found automotive parts in the road and the injured cow in a ditch, the report stated. The farmer who owned the cow said he talked with O’Donnell, whose vehicle sustained significant damage and was towed. The farmer’s son used a rifle to dispatch the cow.

• ELMORE – A Galesburg man required hospital attention in Peoria after he drove his vehicle into a tree north of Elmore, authorities stated.
Rescuers found Cameron P. Kelly shortly after 3 p.m. Sept. 4 in the 22200 block of N. Armstrong Rd.

His vehicle was found about 70 yards from the pavement. The vehicle’s front end was damaged significantly, according to a Peoria County Sheriff’s Office report.

Kelly said he drove into the tree intentionally, the report stated. He was transported to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. There was no word about his condition. Kelly’s vehicle was towed.

• FARMINGTON – Eric F. Brand, 43, of Farmington was taken into police custody about 3:45 p.m. Sept. 10 for failure to register as a violent offender against youth. Brand was two years out of registration compliance, per a Farmington Police Department report.

Brand registered with police and was given a notice to appear Oct. 10 in Fulton County Circuit Court in Lewistown.

• FARMINGTON – Amanda J. Cox, 40, of Hanna City surrendered to Farmington police about 10:45 a.m. Sept. 3 regarding a Fulton County warrant for escape. After she posted $530 in bond and fees, she was released and given a notice to appear Oct. 4 in Fulton County Circuit Court in Lewistown.

• GALESBURG – These were among calls to which the Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded between Sept. 3-9: harassment, Oak Run; damage complaint, Dahinda; stray dog, Dahinda; juvenile trouble, Williamsfield.

• YATES CITY – Chief Randy Benson reported the following activity for the Yates City Police Department in August: 1 citation, 22 reports, 12 warnings, 10 traffic stops and 718 miles traveled.

Marriage License
• Torri Lynn Page Potter and Jacob Randall Sheffield, both of Princeville.