On 1-2-21, at approximately 8:40 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff's Office took a report of a semi on it's side in near the intersection of Golden Rd. and Almira St Elgin IA. Fayette County Sheriff's Deputies arrived on scene with Elgin Fire Department and set up a perimeter due to a possible gas leak. During an investigation it was found that Taylor Curtis Hugill, 57 of Freeport IL, was traveling on Golden Road, initiating a turn, when the trailer of the semi slipped into the ditch causing trailer and load of LP to go partially on its side. Damage reported to truck and trailer was approximately $1000. No injuries sustained. Fayette County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Elgin Fire Department. The incident remains under investigation.
On 12-14-2020, at approximately 3:00 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office and Fayette Police Department executed a search warrant at 200 Bolger Dr. Apt 3E. Upon search of the apartment. Illegal substances and paraphernalia were found and seized. Jessica Rashel Myles, 35 of Fayette, was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance marijuana 1st Offense, a serious misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia a simple misdemeanor. Myles will appear in court on a later date for charges.
On 12-22-2020 Fayette County Sheriff’s Office and Fayette Police Department executed another search warrant at 200 Bolger Dr. Apartment 3A. Upon a search of the apartment illegal substances and paraphernalia were found and seized. Krystal Jean Perez, 36 of Fayette, was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Methamphetamine 1st Offense, a serious misdemeanor, and Interference Causing Injury, a serious misdemeanor. Perez will appear in court at a later date on charges.