Obscene behavior results in more trouble for Merrill man
On the afternoon of Thursday October 13, Merrill officers responded to a Disorderly Conduct complaint on Elm Street.
Upon arrival, officers met with the reporting party who indicated 59-year old Peter Gervais was reportedly causing a disturbance by ‘revving’ the engine of his vehicle and honking the horn of the vehicle for an extended period of time. Gervais then allegedly made an offensive gesture toward the reporting party, before urinating in the driveway.
Contact was later made with Gervais and was subsequently taken into custody on charges of Disorderly Conduct, Resisting an Officer and Bail Jumping.
Gervais appeared in Lincoln County Circuit Court on October 14, facing Misdemeanor charges of Disorderly Conduct, Resisting/Obstructing an Officer and 2 counts of Misdemeanor Bail Jumping.
Gervais’ Bail jumping charges stem from open bonds regarding incidents in the City of Merrill On August 15 and 17.
Gervais was charged August 16 with a Misdemeanor charge of Battery.
According to court records, Gervais was involved in an incident on August 15, during which he reportedly struck a female party in the face while on the front porch of her residence. According to court records, Gervais reportedly admitted to striking the victim due to being upset.
Gervais appeared in court once again on August 18 facing a Misdemeanor Bail Jumping charge.
According to court records, Gervais was involved in an incident on August 17 during which he visited the home of the victim of the pending Battery case. Gervais reportedly arrived at the residence, entered without the victim’s consent, used the restroom and departed on a bicycle. As part of a signature bond signed on August 16, Gervais
Gervais currrently remains in the custody of the Lincoln County Jail on $2,000 cash bond