Thursday, November 8, 2012
Two-day trial of Jason Thurmond concludes this week.
The criminal trial of a Montgomery man who shoved an off-duty Kendall County Sheriff's deputy on Super Bowl Sunday in February ended this week with a not guilty verdict. Jason Thurmond was found not guilty of battery Tuesday for shoving the officer at the Oswego Walmart on Feb. 5, 2012, according to Kendall County court documents. The trial began on Monday this week when defense attorney Richard Irvin questioned French’s actions, according to the Beacon News. In assessing French’s behavior that day, Irvin pointed out French didn’t identify himself as a police officer until after his gun was drawn. He also never attempted to quiet down other customers, nor did he offer to help Nicole Thurmond, wife of Jason Thurmond, the paper reported. …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
A look at the most recent police reports provided by the Oswego Police Department.
Soiled record Someone stole soil from a foreclosed development near the intersection of Willowwood Drive and Fawn Drive sometime before 2:51 p.m., Oswego police said. The incident remains under investigation. Worse than detention A male juvenile was charged with battery after throwing an object that struck a teacher in an Oswego School District building on Franklin Street at 12:10 p.m., Oswego police said. Interference Robert Petersen, 34, of the 200 block of Paradise Parkway in Oswego, was charged with domestic battery and interfering with the reporting of domestic violence at his home at 5:30 p.m., Oswego police said. Accident with injury Annie Lee, 41, of the 2400 block of Hartfield Drive in Montgomery, was injured in a two-car crash at…
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Fergus Keane was charged after an argument over assigned seating at the show in Sandwich, police said.
Fergus Keane was looking for nothing but a good time. But he found out that every rose has its thorn—or, in this case, a misdemeanor battery charge. Keane, 39, of the 2000 block of Hanbury Lane in Montgomery, was charged after an argument over assigned seating at the Bret Michaels concert on Friday at Timber Creek Hotel in Sandwich, according to police there. Police said Keane allegedly struck another concertgoer. He was later located, police said, and turned himself in after complaints were signed. Michaels, lead singer of the glam-rock band Poison, was in Sandwich for a solo concert in front of hundreds of fans. Michaels is also known for starring in the reality series Rock of Love.