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Police/Fire Reports

Police reports for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013

Dixon Police

Jonathon D. Thede, 47, of Dixon; 12:30 a.m. Monday in the 100 block of South Ottawa Avenue; unlawful possession of cannabis, 2.5 to 10 grams; posted bond.

Lee County

Carl E. Granskog, 19, of Dixon; 11:28 p.m. Sunday; reckless conduct.

Ryan K. Frady, 37, of Ashton; possession of a firearm without a FOID card, warrant – failure to appear – driving under the influence; given notice to appear in court.

16-year-old boy; 12:22 a.m. Sunday; runaway.

Erica N. Smith, 32, of Earlville; 11:27 p.m. Saturday; driving under the influence.

Sterling Police

Isaiah Reyes, 23, of Sterling; 6:37 p.m. Sunday at Avenue F and West 16th Street; one taillight; posted driver’s license.

Ogle County Sheriff

Samuel K. McCorkle, 19, of Freeport; Friday; warrant – illegal consumption; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Angela M. Harne, 42, of Rockford; Friday; warrant – failure to appear; posted bond.

Cassandra Hall; 23, of Rockford; Friday; warrant – contempt of court; posted bond.

Robert J. Curatola, 26, of Rochelle; 3:14 a.m. Saturday in the 400 block of Errett Road, Hillcrest; disorderly conduct, criminal damage to property, criminal trespass to a residence; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Julie Hensley, 35, of Oregon; Sunday; warrant – failure to appear; posted bond.

Vanessa E. Gomez, 18, of Rochelle; Sunday; warrant – failure to appear; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Jovan Chavez, 27 of Madison, Wis.; 8 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 39; driving with a revoked license, speeding; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Whiteside County Sheriff

Timothy H.M. Fagen, 25, of Sterling; 12:32 a.m. Wednesday in Sterling; battery; posted bond.

Samantha J. Sliger, 22, of Sterling; 11:30 p.m. Friday; warrant – failure to pay, appear – consumption of alcohol by a minor; posted bond. Aid provided by Sterling Police Department.

17-year-old Sterling boy; 2:45 a.m. Saturday in Rock Falls; operating an uninsured motor vehicle, no valid driver’s license – graduated driver’s license violation.

Jerrard L. Scobee, 44, of Prophetstown; 10:30 p.m. Saturday in Prophetstown; warrant; posted bond.

17-year-old Prophetstown boy; 11:02 p.m. Saturday; no valid driver’s license, graduated license curfew violation.

Brice C. Bitler, 23, of Albany; 12:10 a.m. Sunday outside of Lyndon; two counts – driving under the influence, failure to signal when required. A passenger, Jessica E. McMahon, 20, of Clinton, Iowa, was charged with consumption of alcohol by a minor. Both posted bond.

17-year-old Rock Falls girl; 11:13 p.m. Sunday in Rock Falls; graduated license curfew violation; given notice to appear in court. Aid provided by Rock Falls Police Department.

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