Police charge DeKalb man with stabbing

By Dave Gomez

DeKalb police on Tuesday arrested a 19-year-old DeKalb man after a Nov. 27 stabbing incident.

Police said Dustan M. Smith, 919 W. Ridge Drive, was involved in a fight in the 1000 block of Ridge Drive. Smith stabbed a victim twice, police charged.

The victim was treated and released from Kishwaukee Community Hospital.

Police arrested Smith without incident at the DeKalb Police Department and charged him with aggravated battery, a Class 3 felony.

Smith was taken to the DeKalb County Jail, where bond was set at $75,000.

If convicted, Smith faces up to five years in prison.

DeKalb police were unavailable for comment as of press time.