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Police/Fire Reports

Police reports for Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013

Dixon Police

Phillip J. Hall, 27, of Dixon; 3:04 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of South Hennepin Avenue; warrant – burglary, criminal damage to property, criminal trespass to a motor vehicle; taken to Lee County Jail.

Franklin Grove Police

Mark B. LaFrentz, 17, of Franklin Grove; improper lighting, uninsured vehicle.

Brandon J.E. Nalley, 20, of Rochelle; speeding, uninsured vehicle.

Sterling Police

Joshua L. Larson, 33, of Rockford; 11:02 p.m. Monday in the 900 block of West Ninth Street; warrant – failure to appear, trespassing, domestic battery; warrant – harassing communication; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

The charges against Jacqueline T. Harrington, 44, of Sterling, listed in Tuesday’s paper were dismissed.

Rock Falls Police

Brandon Simester, 20, of Rock Falls; 12:17 p.m. Monday; warrant – probation violation; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Kathy Rodriguez, 20, of Sterling; 3:13 a.m. Sept. 1; leaving the scene of an accident, consumption of alcohol by a minor; given notice to appear in court.

Polo Police

15-year-old Polo boy; 7:38 p.m. Friday; domestic battery; taken to Mary Davis Detention Center in Galesburg.

Kenney L. Beasley, 47, of Maple Park; 10:32 a.m. Saturday; speeding; posted I-Bond.

Gloria J. Wolber, 64, of Polo; 1 p.m. Saturday; speeding; posted I-Bond.

Peggy L. Muse, 55, of Dixon; 5:58 p.m. Saturday; speeding; posted I-Bond.

Steven P. McCracken, 37, of Dixon; 6:15 p.m. Saturday; operating a motor vehicle with an expired registration; posted I-Bond.

Devin D. Nettz, 21, of Pontiac; 12:10 a.m. Sunday; Whiteside County warrant; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Ogle County Police

Ernest D. Elswick, 46, of Oregon; Monday; warrant – driving with a revoked license; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Frank J. Scott, 40, of Wapello, Iowa; Monday; warrant – driving with a revoked license; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Mary F. Schlenker, 25, of Chicago; Monday; warrant – driving with a suspended license; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Joseph Simmons, 20, of Davis Junction; Monday; warrant – operating an uninsured motor vehicle; posted bond.

Lontay L. Patrick, 39, of Rockford; Monday; warrant – failure to appear; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Shannon L. Thompson, 27, of Roscoe, Monday; warrant – failure to appear – theft; taken to Ogle County Jail.

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