WHEATFIELD — Jasper County officers arrested three people over the weekend, one for possession of child pornography. On Friday, James Horn of Wheatfield was taken into custody on a warrant for child pornography after an investigation by the sheriff’s office. A friend of his said he had observed child pornography on Horn’s cell phone. A search warrant was applied for and granted to download the contents of the Horn’s phone. After being examined, his cell phone was found to contain images and videos of younger females nude and engaged in sexual activity. He was charged with a Level 6 felony.
In the afternoon hours on Sunday, June 29, the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a physical domestic disturbance at a residence southeast of Wheatfield. Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived at the residence and met with Jason A. Clowers, who appeared to be intoxicated on some type of stimulant. Witnesses in the residence told the deputies Clowers had been yelling all day and had begun damaging items inside of the home when confronted by a family member. He allegedly got into a pushing match with that family member and once the pushing match was broken up, Clowers threw a set of keys striking that family member in the back causing an abrasion. Other witnesses in the residence confirmed with the deputies what had occurred.
Clowers was arrested and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center and incarcerated for the following charges domestic battery (Level 6 Felony) and criminal mischief (Class B Misdemeanor).
On Sunday, at approximately 1:10 a.m., the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence southwest of Wheatfield. Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived in the area to find the female caller outside walking. The female subject was, at that time, identified as Jennifer R. Ciesielski, 32, of Wheatfield. Ciesielski showed several signs of being intoxicated and stated that she and her husband were teaching each other “closed” combat, however, neither showed any signs of being injured.
During the deputy’s investigation, Ciesielski continued to be loud and intoxicated outside of her residence disturbing the other residents in the area. She was warned on multiple occasions to quiet down and go inside her residence and she refused to do so. She was taken into custody and transported to the Jasper County Detention Center for disorderly conduct, a Class B misdemeanor.
Arrests and criminal charges are mere accusations. Every person is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.