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3 charged with separate felonies in Livingston Co. By TONY PARKER Pantagraph staff PONTIAC A Fairbury man was charged with home invasion, a Dwight man with residential burglary burglary and a Cicero woman with trying to smuggle marijuana into Pontiac Correctional Center in Livingston Livingston County Circuit Court action action yesterday. Daniel G. Bahler, 27, Fairbury, posted $500 to appear when required required on a charge of home invasion. invasion. He was previously charged with two counts of battery and a single count of criminal damage of less than $300 in connection with the same incident. Bahler is accused of entering the home of Ryan Steidinger, about three miles northwest of Strawn, on Aug. 2. While at the home, he allegedly broke in a door and struck Steidinger in the face. In an unrelated case, Mark D. Street, 30, Dwight, was being held in the Livingston County Jail last night in lieu of $20,000 bond on charges of residential burglary and theft of more than $300. Street, who is scheduled to appear appear in court Sept. 28, is accused of entering the home of Mark D. De-Marse, De-Marse, De-Marse, 208 Vfe E. Mazon St., Dwight, on May 5 and taking a cassette tape player, tuner, turntable and television. television. In the prison case, Kimberly K. Koehler, 30, Cicero, was charged with bringing contraband into a penal institution and possession of between 10 and 30 grams of marijuana. marijuana. Koehler, who was still in the Livingston Livingston County Jail last night in lieu of $20,000 bond, was charged with trying to smuggle marijuana into the maximum-security maximum-security maximum-security prison Monday. She is scheduled to appear in court Sept. 28.