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Police/Fire Reports

Police reports for Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012

Dixon Police

Mohammad Mohammad, 25, of Rock Falls; 9:45 p.m. Saturday in the 100 block of South Peoria Avenue; Lee County warrant – contempt; taken to Lee County Jail.

Blake L. Morrison, 18, of Dixon; 10:12 p.m. Saturday in the 1500 block of Washington Avenue; possession of drug paraphernalia; given notice to appear in court.

Hillary A. Dysart, 26, of Dixon; 2:25 a.m. Monday in the 800 block of Fourth Avenue; domestic battery; taken to Lee County Jail.

Lee County Sheriff

14-year-old boy; 10:32 p.m. Sunday; criminal damage to property.

Jeremy P. Walters, 37, of Amboy; 12:36 a.m. Sunday; Amboy warrant – failure to appear, trespass to land, assault, disorderly conduct, battery; taken to Lee County Jail.

Cralles O. Borden, 39, of Dixon; 11:41 p.m. Friday; domestic battery; given notice to appear in court.

Amboy Police

Lindsey M. Glenn, 25, of Amboy; 11 a.m. Sunday at Bears Den; disorderly conduct; issued ordinance violation.

Sterling Police

Brian A. Howard, 33, of Sterling; 11 a.m. Sunday in the 700 block of Fifth Avenue; Whiteside County warrant – probation violation – driving under the influence; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Patrick J. Jackley, 19, of Sterling; 5:11 a.m. Sunday in the 2100 block of Freeport Road; domestic battery, interfering with reporting domestic violence; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Shawna L. Saenz, 23, of Sterling; 3:30 p.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of Sixth Avenue; criminal trespass to residence, criminal damage to property, less than $300, Lee County warrant – no valid driver's license; posted $500 on warrant, given notice to appear on other charges.

Rock Falls Police

Mathew Wolf, 22, of Sterling; 9:03 a.m. Friday; no valid driver's license, operation of uninsured vehicles, no working taillights; given notice to appear in court.

Paula Buyno, 29, of Rock Falls; 1:41 p.m. Friday; two counts – endangering the life, health of a child; given notice to appear in court.

Austin Hey, 17, of Rock Falls; 4:36 p.m. Friday; aggravated domestic battery, resisting a peace officer; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Mark Russell, 53, of Rock Falls; 8:48 p.m. Friday; warrant; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Tiffany Garcia, 25, of Rock Falls; 10:10 p.m. Saturday; operating an uninsured vehicle, speeding; posted driver's license.

Jonathon Hurd, 27, of Sterling; 1:31 p.m. Sunday; driving under the influence, speeding, operating an uninsured motor vehicle; given notice to appear in court.

Whiteside County Sheriff

Angela L. Church-Veatch, 43, of Tampico; 7:32 p.m. Sunday on Luther Road; improper walking on a highway after being struck by a vehicle driven by Gregory B. Cole, 51, of Tampico; Church-Veatch was taken to CGH Medical Center. Aid provided by Tampico Fire and EMS.

Joel M. Moore, 25, of North Carolina; 1:18 a.m. Saturday in the 200 block of Third Avenue, Rock Falls; disobeying a traffic signal, driving under the influence, driving under the influence with an alcohol content of .08 percent or higher; given notice to appear in court.

Polo Police

Jarod T. Wiggins, 25, of Polo; 12:30 p.m. Oct. 17; Ogle County warrant; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Lillian A. Palomera, 29, of Polo; 8:09 a.m. warrant; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Alka R. Bond, 26, of Dixon; 2:44 p.m. Friday; speeding; posted I-Bond.

Amanda N. Bertolozzi, 35, no town listed; 6:15 p.m. Friday; Carroll County warrant; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Nicholas C. Gjonola, 29, of Polo; 12:30 a.m. Sunday; domestic battery, disorderly conduct; posted I-Bond.

Anthony J. Wright, 30, of Polo; 8:45 a.m. Sunday; speeding.

Thomas J. Olson Jr., 27, of Wheaton; 10:30 a.m. Sunday; speeding.

Morrison Police

Blake O. Stearns, 20, of Clinton, Iowa; 8:44 p.m. Oct. 5; unlawful use of a weapon after stating that he possessed a firearm; given notice to appear in court.

Lashawn E. Melvin, 20, of Morrison; 5:09 p.m. Friday; Jo Daviess County warrant – failure to appear – possession of methamphetamine; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Charles F. Wick, 49, of Gratiot, Wis.; Thursday; failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Samantha Thompson, 26, of Morrison; Thursday; operating an uninsured motor vehicle, failure to notify secretary of state of address change.

Mehul O. Thakkar, 32, of Schaumburg; Friday; speeding.

Hector Rodriguez, 46, of Sterling; Friday; failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Ogle County Sheriff

Jeremy W. McLane, 35, of Rockford; 2:43 p.m. Sunday in the 14000 block of state Route 72; driving with a suspended license; posted bond.

Jeremiah M. Miller, 36, of Rochelle; 12:20 a.m. Sunday on Lilac Lane, Rochelle; domestic battery, subsequent offense; taken to Ogle County Jail.

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