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Grand jury returns indictments

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 2:36 p.m. CDT

PRINCETON — A Bureau County grand jury returned the following indictments when it met Friday in the Bureau County Courthouse in Princeton:

• Joshua E. Nelson, 19, of LaSalle was indicted for the Class X felony of home invasion. He is accused of entering a Spring Valley residence on Dec. 19, 2013, while armed with a firearm and threatening the imminent use of force against an occupant of the residence. Spring Valley Police Officer Adam Curran testified before the grand jury. Nelson is in custody with bond set at $100,000.

• Angel E. Moreno, 20, of Spring Valley was indicted for the Class 3 felony of involuntary manslaughter. He is accused of recklessly discharging a firearm on Jan. 4 and unintentionally causing the death of Kyle Zinser. Spring Valley Police Officer Adam Curran testified before the grand jury. Moreno is in custody with bond set at $50,000.

• Michael V. Lupo, 18, of Spring Valley was indicted for the Class 3 felony of retail theft. He is accused of removing more than $300 worth of merchandise from a Princeton business on Dec. 5, 2013. Investigator John Shofner with the Princeton Police Department testified before the grand jury. Lupo is in custody with bond set at $15,000.

• Kelsey C. Johnson, 19, of LaSalle was indicted for the Class 4 felony of unlawful possession of a controlled substance. She is accused of possessing less than one gram of heroin on Jan. 2. DePue Police Officer Mark Olszewski testified before the grand jury. Johnson is in custody with bond set at $10,000.

• There were four suppressed cases.

The indictments were presented to the grand jury by Bureau County State’s Attorney Patrick Herrmann, First Assistant State’s Attorney Anthony Sciuto, and Assistant State’s Attorney Daniel Anderson.

The indictments on Johnson, Nelson, Lupo and the four suppressed cases were returned before Associate Circuit Judge C.J. Hollerich. The indictment on Moreno was returned before Circuit Judge Marc Bernabei.

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