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Police reports for Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012

Published: Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT

Dixon Police

Alexander L. Pierce, 17, of Dixon; 1:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of South Hennepin Avenue; aggravated battery, theft under $300; taken to Lee County Jail.

Ogle County Sheriff

Ryan M. Voss, 26, of Rochelle; 5:58 p.m. Thursday in the 1300 block of South Woodlawn Road; driving with a suspended license, no insurance; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Michael D. Tilton, 31, of Rochelle; Thursday; warrants; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Karissa Marsh, 20, of Sycamore; Thursday; possession of cannabis; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Sterling Police

A 13-year-old Sterling boy and three 12-year-old Sterling girls; 8:52 and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Challand Middle School; battery; all released to parents.

12-year-old Sterling boy; 10:17 a.m. Wednesday at Sterling Police Department; runaway, resisting/obstructing a peace officer; released to a parent.

Lupe Swaggerty, 42, of Sterling; 3:08 p.m. Wednesday at East LeFevre Road and Eighth Avenue; no seat belt; given notice to appear in court.

Whiteside County Sheriff

Andrew C. Brown, 21, of Rock Falls; 9:55 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of 14th Avenue in Rock Falls, after a pursuit that started on Buell Road south of the Interstate 88 overpass, ending in a foot chase; driving under the influence, speeding, aggravated fleeing, attempting to elude; taken to Whiteside County Jail. Aid provided by Rock Falls Police.

State Police

Jessica J. Batley, 23, of Sterling; 12:40 a.m. Tuesday at McNeil Road and Dixon Avenue; driving under the influence, improper lane usage, illegal transportation of alcohol; posted driver’s license and $100.

Samantha K. McGuire, 18, of Amboy; 11:06 a.m. Tuesday at state Route 2 and Sauk Road, Lee County; failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident after striking a vehicle driven by Reilly Q. Roberts, 17, of Dixon. McGuire posted bond. No injuries reported.

Adam F. Brazee, 32, of Rochelle; 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at First Avenue and Poplar Street, Rochelle; no valid driver’s license; posted driver’s license.

Lindsay J. Lopez, 26, of Sterling; 9:40 a.m. Thursday on Interstate 88, Whiteside County; driving with a suspended license, no insurance, using a cellphone in a construction area; posted I-bond.

Berniece C. Espe, 88, of Rochelle; 10:28 a.m. Thursday at Hemstock Road near state Route 251, Ogle County; improper passing on the right after striking a tractor driven by Jay L. Wathen, 19, of Somonauk as it was turning right into a field. No injuries reported.

Sally L. Chambers-Tok-stad, 58, of Sherwood Ore.; 3:45 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 39 southbound to Interstate 88, Ogle County; failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident after losing control on the ramp, rolling over and sliding on the driver’s side onto Interstate 88, crossing both westbound lanes and colliding with the rear of a van trailer driven by Ronald V. Jensen, 47, of Dacono, Colo. Both vehicles came to rest on the median. Chambers-Tokstad was taken by helicopter to St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. Jensen was not injured.

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