On Saturday, September 23rd, at 9:21pm, there was a report of a juvenile male with a firearm at a gender reveal party. The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office was then dispatched to the 1100 block of Cedar Street in Fredonia. A physical altercation ensued, and three males left the party in a black BMW SUV.
The black BMW was spotted at the intersection of highway 92 and Country Road G40. After a felony stop was conducted, three adult males and three firearms were located in the vehicle.
After further investigation, it was learned only two of the male subjects were carrying firearms at the time of the incident. The other male was prohibited from carrying a firearm. It seems that all three males were intoxicated.
The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office and the Columbus Junction Police Department were called in to support.
After the full investigation Tijon Malik Harrill, age 23, of Columbus Junction was taken into custody and charged with prohibited possessor of an offensive weapon due to a previous domestic violence charge, carrying a weapon while intoxicated, public intoxication, and open container of a passenger in a vehicle. Kevante’ Demetreus Andrews, age 28, of Columbus Junction was taken into custody and charged with carrying a weapon while intoxicated, disorderly conduct of fighting in a public street, and public intoxicated. Both subjects are being held on $1500 cash only bond.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.*