Two Men Re-Arrested on Alleged Assault Charges, Probation Violations

FAIRBURY – Two men appeared before Judge Ricky Schreiner on Thursday, after both being accused of violating their probation.

Eighteen-year-old Dalton Meyer of Fairbury appeared in Jefferson County District Court after being re-arrested by the Fairbury Police Department in August on a charge of 3rd Degree Assault. Meyer also failed to appear for a scheduled office visit, and several drug and alcohol tests throughout July and August. Meyer did submit one drug test on August 4th, which tested positive for  amphetamine, methamphetamine and marijuana. Meyer began serving his probation in July after being found guilty of 2nd Degree Assault.

Jackie Gardner of Raymond also appeared in court after being re-arrested in Gage County in July. According to court documents, the 21-year-old man allegedly assaulted a pregnant woman. Gardner was originally placed on probation in October of 2016 after he was found guilty of Theft-Unlawful Taking.

Both men had their probation statuses revoked and are set to appear again in court in October.

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