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Grand jury returns indictments

PRINCETON — A Bureau County grand jury returned the following indictments when it convened Tuesday at the Bureau County Courthouse in Princeton:

• Ryan G. Luecke, 30, of Peru was indicted for the Class 2 felony of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. He is accused of having a child under the age of 13 fondle him over the clothing between May 1, and Aug. 24. Investigator John Shofner, with the Princeton Police Department, testified before the grand jury. Luecke is free from custody, having posted 10 percent of a $25,000 bond.

• Robert A. Rollick, 37, of Housatonic, Mass., was indicted for the Class 3 felony of unlawful possession of cannabis. He is accused of possessing more than 500 grams, but not more than 2,000 grams of cannabis on Nov. 20. Illinois State Police District 17 Trooper Nicholas Griggs testified before the grand jury. Rollick is free from custody, having posted 10 percent of a $25,000 bond.

• Stefano G. Caruso, 25, of Costa Mesa, Calif., and Christopher P. Henderson, 26, of Huntington Beach, Calif., were each indicted for the Class 1 felony of unlawful possession with the intent to deliver cannabis. They are accused of possessing with the intent to deliver to another more than 2,000 grams of cannabis on Dec. 4. Illinois State Police Trooper Nicholas Griggs testified before the grand jury. Both defendants are free from custody, each having posted 10 percent of a $30,000 bond.

• Corey P. Pawlak, 18, of Spring Valley was indicted for the Class 3 felony of aggravated battery. He is accused of causing bodily harm to a household member who is under the age of 13 on Dec. 9. Spring Valley Deputy Chief William Sommer testified before the grand jury. Pawlak remains in custody at the Bureau County Jail.

• Jason S. Berry, 38, of Bartlett was indicted for the Class X felony of unlawful possession with intent to deliver cannabis. He is accused of possessing with the intent to deliver to another more than 5,000 grams of cannabis on Dec. 10. Illinois State Police Trooper Nicholas Griggs testified before the grand jury. Berry remains in custody in the Bureau County Jail.

• There was one suppressed case.

Indictments were presented to the grand jury by State’s Attorney Patrick Herrmann and First Assistant State’s Attorney Anthony Sciuto. The indictments on Luecke, Berry and the suppressed indictment were returned before Circuit Judge Marc Bernabei. The indictments on Rollick, Caruso, Henderson and Pawlak were returned before Associate Circuit Judge C.J. Hollerich.

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