Austin M. Weglarek

CALHOUN COUNTY - A Kampsville man faces multiple charges after an investigation of a disturbance on May 20, 2024.

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Calhoun Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Zach Hardin said when the sheriff's office was notified of a disturbance in progress, a man had allegedly brandished a firearm, at an apartment complex located in the 700 block of Illinois State Highway 96, Kampsville, Calhoun County.

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Calhoun County Sheriff Chief Deputy Hardin responded to the scene and took the suspect into custody without incident. A firearm used in connection with the following offenses was recovered at a nearby residence.

Subsequent to an investigation, Austen M. Weglarek, age 22, of Kampsville, was arrested for the following offenses:

  • Obstructing Justice,
  • Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon,
  • Aggravated Battery with Deadly Weapon,
  • Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon (Three Counts)
  • Disorderly Conduct.

Weglarek was arrested without incident and was booked into the Pike County Jail and is currently being held without Bond.

All suspect(s) are innocent until proven guilty.

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