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Police/Fire Reports

Police reports for Friday, May 24, 2013

Dixon Police

Brian J. Wagner, 47, of Dixon; 6:40 p.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of Steinman Street; domestic battery, possession of cannabis, less than 2.5 grams; taken to Lee County Jail.

Zachary A. Jones, 24, of Dixon; 11:40 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of East Everett Street; driving with a suspended license, failure to signal within 100 feet of turning; posted bond.

Lee County Sheriff

Austin J. Allen, 26, of Oregon; 10:10 a.m. Wednesday; warrant – contempt; given notice to appear in court.

Sterling Police

Jill L. Bowers, 37, of Sterling; 10:12 a.m. Wednesday in the 2900 block of East Lincolnway; operating an uninsured motor vehicle; posted driver’s license.

Amanda J. Olalde, 33, of Sterling; 12:08 p.m. Wednesday at Sixth Avenue and Grobe Road; speeding in a school zone; given notice to appear in court.

Kamryn L. Dickinson, 18, of Rock Falls; 3:54 p.m. Wednesday at Freeport Road and Fourth Street; no insurance; given notice to appear in court.

James T. Yohnka, 37, of Walnut; 6:56 p.m. Wednesday at Eight Avenue and Fourth Street; no seat belt.

Ogle County Sheriff

Faustino Cordero, 44, of Chicago; Wednesday; unlawful possession of a firearm; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Christopher Walsh, 37, of Sandwich; Wednesday; warrant – failure to appear; posted $443.

Barry W. McManus, 34, of Davis Junction; 9:38 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of Dayflower Circle; domestic battery, Rockford warrant – probation violation.

State Police

Elier Rojas, 42, of Louisville, Ky.; 12:12 p.m. Sunday; on Interstate 39, Ogle County; failure to yield when merging after striking a vehicle driven by Robert L. Welcher, 63, of Albertville, Minn.; no injuries reported.

Richard C. Owens, 59, of Darien, Wis.; 10:38 a.m. Monday on Interstate 39, Ogle County; Boone County warrant – failure to appear – traffic offense; posted $500.

Shannon M. Manning, 36, of Monroe Center; 11:15 a.m. Monday on Kilbuck Road, north of state Route 72; improper lane usage.

Tiffany A. Rivera, 33, of Rock Falls; 6:10 p.m. Monday at 16th Avenue and East Fourth Street, Whiteside County; driving with a suspended license; posted I-Bond.

Marco A. Alvarado, 29, of Rock Falls; 10:58 a.m. Tuesday at U.S. Route 30 and Nelson Road, Lee County; driving with a suspended license, speeding; posted I-Bond.

Squatty L. Burns, 24, of Chicago; 11:29 a.m. Tuesday on Interstate 88, Lee County; driving with a suspended license; posted I-Bond.

Thomas Shaffer, 38, of Polo; 12:58 p.m. Wednesday at U.S. Route 52 and Wayne Street, Ogle County; expired driver’s license, no seat belt; posted driver’s license.

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