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Woman arrested for drugs, weapon offenses

January 5, 2019
Jaime Mohr

Jefferson County authorities arrested a woman for drug and weapon offenses after she refused to leave a Fairbury business.

On Thursday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office was called to the Cobblestone Hotel in Fairbury for reports of a female who refused to leave.

According to a press release from the sheriff’s office, deputies discovered methamphetamine in the room that she had been staying in.

Upon questioning the woman, who was identified as 34-year-old Jamie Mohr, deputies learned she was a convicted felon and a loaded pistol was discovered in her possession, as well as a Taser and pepper spray.

Mohr was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, being a felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm while in the commission of a drug crime and carrying a concealed weapon.

The press release stated the case is under further investigation and additional charges may be filed.

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