Peru PD

A Mendota man was arrested for aggravated assault early Thursday morning after allegedly brandishing a baseball bat at Peru’s Holiday Inn.

Peru Police were called out to the Holiday Inn Express on Trompeter Road around 2:45 Thursday morning after a report of male subject being chased by a person with a baseball bat.

After an investigation, Fernando Figueroa, 41, of Mendota was located at his residence on the 600 block of 5th Avenue in Mendota and arrested for aggravated assault.

Also on the Peru Police blotter:

Gage A. Watson, 27, of Peru was arrested on a failure to appear warrant out of La Salle County on a domestic battery charge just before 4 Thursday afternoon. Peru officers were on scene after being dispatched to Watson’s residence on the 600 block of 13th Street for a disturbance.

Watson posted $300 and was released with a La Salle County Court Date.

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