The Weekly Post public record for 8-11-22

NOTE: Charges are merely an accusation. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Police reports
• BRIMFIELD – An Elmwood man was implicated in a domestic-violence incident in Brimfield.
Blake D. Lawson, 27, was arrested about 4:30 a.m. Aug. 7 in the 100 block of W. Knoxville St., according to the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies were summoned to that Brimfield location several hours earlier. There they found Lawson and a 25-year-old woman whose clothes were ripped and who was not wearing pants or underwear, according to a sheriff’s-office report. Her clothes were scattered in a parking lot. She told deputies there was no non-consensual sexual conduct.
The woman also sustained back and arm abrasions and had a small bruise on her right forearm, the report stated.
Lawson was accused of domestic battery and interfering with a domestic-violence report.
• BRIMFIELD – A Brimfield man tore an earring from the earlobe of a 16-year-old boy during a confrontation, according to authorities.
Luciano V. Lepar, 23, was arrested in connection with the incident, which took place about 9 a.m. Aug. 6 at a residence in the 19000 block of West U.S. Route 150. Lepar was accused of battery and domestic battery.
The 16-year-old is a brother of Lepar’s girlfriend, a report stated. The boy and others accompanied her to retrieve her belongings from the residence she shares with Lepar. Physical altercations ensued in front of the couple’s three children, according to multiple witnesses.
• FARMINGTON – A 15-year-old boy was accused of possessing marijuana and smoking devices during a traffic stop in Farmington, according to police.
About 10:30 p.m. Aug. 3, a Farmington officer pulled over a 2003 Buick Century on East Street after he noticed the vehicle didn’t have a registration light. The officer also noticed a cannabis odor as he spoke with the driver, a 17-year-old boy.
The officer searched the vehicle and found a loose, leafy substance, which tested positive for pot, a police report stated. He also found a glass pipe and a black electronic smoking device.
Police issued the driver a written warning for the registration light. The 15-year-old was released to his mother’s custody. He was charged with possession of adult-use cannabis in a motor vehicle outside of an approved container, and of possession of drug paraphernalia.
• FARMINGTON – A Farmington man was arrested after he allegedly pilfered two bottles of beer from his employer, then drank them on the job, according to police.
Officers were called to Kersh Café, 90 W. Barlow Rd., about 6 p.m. July 29 after the owner told them Medelso V. Garcia, 46, was drunk at work. She said Garcia had taken Bud Light and vodka from the restaurant’s stock, according to a Farmington Police Department report.
An officer found Garcia in the restaurant kitchen and asked him what happened. He admitted to drinking the Bud Lights, the report stated. Garcia smelled of booze, slurred his speech and had glassy eyes.
Garcia was transported to the Fulton County Jail in Lewistown. He was accused of retail theft.
• TRIVOLI – An unidentified driver destroyed a mailbox at a residence northwest of Trivoli. The incident was reported about 8:30 a.m. July 29 in the 2200 block of N. Stone School Rd. Judging from tire tracks, a Peoria County Sheriff’s Office deputy determined a northbound vehicle swerved into the grass, struck the mailbox, then went into an opposite-side ditch. There was no vehicle or suspect information.
• FARMINGTON – Shortly before 6 p.m. July 31, Scott Slayton of Hanna City was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck south in the 600 block of N. Cramer Rd. east of Farmington when he swerved to the right to avoid a deer, according to the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office.
The right side of the truck struck a mailbox in the 500 block of N. Cramer Rd. and detached it from its post. Slayton informed the residence owner.
• FARMINGTON – A 2002 Ford F150 pickup truck was reported stolen sometime between noon and 2 p.m. July 28 from a residence in the 300 block of N. East St., according to the Farmington Police Department.
• FARMINGTON – Helen L. Adkins, 55, of Farmington turned herself in to city police on an outstanding Tazewell County warrant for driving on a suspended license. She paid bond of $400 and was released.
• BRIMFIELD – About 6 p.m. July 24, Kurt Bialobreski of Forsyth was driving a 2020 Ford Explorer east on Forney Road near Whittaker Road when his vehicle struck a cable that was about 4 feet off the ground, according to the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office. The vehicle hood and grille were dented and scraped, and the windshield sustained a foot-long crack. A nearby construction crew was hanging a telephone cable wire, according to a report. A deputy observed no cones or signs to alert drivers. The wire was replaced before the deputy arrived.
• FARMINGTON – Bernard A. Allen, 22, of Peoria was driving a 2017 Chrysler sedan when Farmington police stopped him at about 1 a.m. on Aug. 2 at Main and Pearl streets for disobeying a stop sign. Allen was cited for that and for driving with a suspended/revoked license.
• PRINCEVILLE – Collin M. Hause, 24, of Princeville was arrested at 7:45 a.m. Aug. 7 and accused of failure to appear in court, according to the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office.