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Police/Fire Reports

Community Watch: A list of accidents, arrests, fires and other calls answered by local public safety departments.

Sterling Police

Leslie W. Denning, 40, of Sterling; 12:47 p.m. Friday at First Avenue and Locust Street; driving without insurance; given notice to appear in court.

Kelli M. Thompson, 24, of Chadwick; 9:17 p.m. Friday at Locust Street and Sixth Street; Carroll County warrant for theft; given notice to appear in court.

Patrick D. Briseno, 19, of Sterling; 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Second Street and Eighth Avenue; no insurance, illegally tinted windows; posted driver’s license.

Drew W. Barger, 26, of Sterling; 4:20 p.m. Saturday, 2200 block of East Fourth Street; no seat belt; posted driver’s license.

Marlene J. Swanson, 45, of Sterling; 4:39 p.m. Saturday, 200 block of West Third St.; no seat belt, posted cash bond.

Mary Reyes, 59, of Dixon; 5:09 p.m. Saturday, West Fourth Street and Dillon Avenue; speeding; posted driver’s license.

Dana L. Davis, 42, of Sterling; 8:09 p.m. Saturday, County Market; burglary; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Whiteside County Sheriff

Robin E. Garibay, 50, of Lyndon; 12:20 p.m. Saturday at Pine Drive and Commercial Street, Lyndon; two counts of DUI alcohol, driving while license suspended; given court date.

Dixon Police

Christian L. Wright, 28, of Dixon; 7:30 p.m. Friday in the 200 block of South Peoria Avenue; driving while license suspended; given notice to appear.

Jonathan S. Webb, 32, of Dixon; 12:37 a.m. Sunday in the 100 block of West Everett Street; Dixon warrant for driving while license revoked; taken to Lee County Jail.

State Police

Logan L. Meade, 20, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; at 1:12 p.m. Dec. 23 on I-88 in Whiteside County; speeding, driving while license suspended; posted I-bond.

Scott L. Slain, 20, of Dixon; after a collision at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday on Wolverine Road at Route 2 in Lee County; failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Malinda R. Wagner, 42, of Rochelle; after a crash at 4:33 p.m. Wednesday on Flagg Road at Queens Road in Ogle County; improper lane usage.

Joseph T. Reynolds, 20, of Western Springs; 6:04 p.m. Wednesday on I-88 in Whiteside County; speeding, fictitious driver’s license, illegal transportation of alcohol, possession of marijuana; posted I-bond.

Evelyn L. Gause, 34, of Maywood; 10:36 a.m. Thursday at the Lee County Jail, Dixon; illegal transportation of alcohol, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia; posted I-bond.

Kevin J. Friedenbach, 29, of Bettendorf, Iowa; after a collision at 12:40 p.m. Thursday at U.S. Route 30 and Emerson Road in Whiteside County; failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident; posted I-bond.

Paul Mowery, 35, of Dixon; 3:53 p.m. Thursday at Flagg Road and Woodland Drive in Ogle County; driving without insurance, Lee County warrant for contempt of court; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Effie M. Harmston, 43, of La Salle; 9:15 a.m. Friday on I-39 in Lee County; speeding, expired registration, Ogle County warrant for failure to appear in court for speeding; taken to Lee County Jail.

Vanessa M. Garza, 27, Eunice Rodriguez, 54, both of Rock Falls, and James N. Velazquez, 41, of Rock Falls; 11:06 p.m. Friday at Prophet Road and U.S. Route 30, Rock Falls; Garza, DUI, illegal transportation of alcohol, failure to signal, posted I-bond; Rodriguez, possession of marijuana, less than 2.5 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia, posted cash bond; Velasquez, illegal transportation of alcohol, posted I-bond.

Nicole M. Smith, 26, of Milledgeville; 1:29 p.m. Saturday, East Fourth Street and Second Avenue, Sterling; no valid driver’s license; posted I-bond.

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