January 26, 2021

Police

Abraham John Schweers, 39, 203 N. Spear St., Lenox, was charged with second-offense operating while under the influence, third-offense possession of a controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia 10:50 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of West Union and South Elm streets.

According to a Creston Police report, Schweers was under the influence of multiple narcotics and his behavior was consistent with having taken narcotics while operating a vehicle on a public road. Schweers also was in possession of a red straw with a residue that tested positive for methamphetamine.

Schweers was released from the Union County Jail on his promise to appear.

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Peggy Erskine, 605 S. Pine St., reported vandalism to her fence taking place within the past 24hrs.

Estimated damage was $250.