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Published: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 11:30 a.m. CST

Courtney Darwin Lynam, 35, 408 N. Vine St., was charged 4:19 a.m. with domestic abuse assault.

According to a Creston Police report, officers responded to Lynam’s residence for a report of a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers found Lynam and a female victim, who had been in physical confrontation with each other. The female stated the confrontation started with an argument. She also stated Lynam knocked her to the ground, choked her with his hands and struck her face. Officers saw red marks on her neck and a bruise on her chin where she said he had hit her. Numerous items were thrown around the living room and out on the front porch. A witness at the residence verified she witnessed the assault and choking.

Lynam was being held on $2,000 bond.


Joel Alan Weeks, 46, 608 S. Maple St., was charged 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Union County Law Enforcement Center with failure to appear on a third offense of operating while intoxicated.

Weeks was being held on $10,000 bond.


Assistance, 11:58 p.m. Tuesday, North Pine Street.

Disturbing the peace, 2:36 p.m. Tuesday, North Birch Street.

Animal call, 3:43 p.m. Tuesday, South Lincoln Street.

Domestic dispute, 3:46 p.m. Tuesday, North Vine Street.

Information only, 4 p.m. Tuesday, West Taylor Street.

Burglar alarm, 5:56 p.m. Tuesday, North Elm Street.

Harassing communication, 7:31 p.m. Tuesday, North Chestnut Street.

Talk to officer, 7:46 p.m. Tuesday, North Maple Street.

Disturbing the peace, 9:04 p.m. Tuesday, North Cherry Street.

Disturbing the peace, 9:32 p.m. Tuesday, Howard and Division streets.

Suspicious person, 10:06 p.m. Tuesday, West Adams Street.

Civil dispute, 12:17 a.m. today, South Vine Street.

Animal call, 4:19 a.m. today, North Cedar Street.

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