August 28, 2012
Jail Population: 87
Summons Served: 0
Warrant Arrests: 1
Bryon Morlock, 46, Decatur, was arrested and charged with Driving Under Influence. Morlock posted the necessary bond and was released.
Investigation into the scene of an accident which occurred at approximately 5:20 p.m. on Friday, August 24th, revealed that a vehicle driven by Muriel Barnes, 64, Brookline, was facing east bound in the parking lot located north of the building at 1710 N. John, located immediately north of Farmer City. The vehicle owned by Harry Penry, 69, Flora, was unoccupied when Barnes backed into the front bumper of Penry’s vehicle. Barnes’ vehicle sustained little to no damage. Penry’s vehicle sustained a dent in its front bumper. No injuries were reported.
Investigation into the scene of an accident which occurred at approximately 5:58 p.m. on Sunday, August 26th, revealed that a vehicle driven by Roger Parker, 69, Cincinnati, OH, was traveling eastbound on I-74 at mile marker 156.5, just east of Farmland Rest Area. Parker stated he lost control of his vehicle when he hydroplaned due to water being on the roadway. Parker skidded off the roadway, colliding with the median metal cables. The vehicle spun 360 degrees in the median, causing severe damage to all sides of the vehicle. The vehicle skidded back onto the roadway and into the north ditch where it came to rest. No injuries were reported and the vehicle was towed from the scene.
ALL SUSPECTS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL FOUND GUILTY IN A COURT OF LAW.