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Police/Fire Reports

Police and fire reports for Monday, Dec. 16, 2013

Sterling Police

Angela E. Schneider, 30, of Sterling; 10:09 a.m. Saturday in the 2900 block of East Lincolnway; improper turn; posted driver's license as bond.

David A. Craft, 34, of Dixon; 7:30 p.m. Saturday at East Fourth Street and Broadway; Lee County warrant for failure to appear for contempt – nonpayment; taken to Lee County Jail.

Martin R. Hernandez, 49, of Sterling; 10:50 p,m. Saturday at East Sixth Street and Eighth Avenue; no insurance, no valid driver's license, driving under the influence, no registration; given notice to appear in court.

Dixon Police

Norman Reynolds Jr., 55, of Dixon; 11:30 a.m. Friday on Washington Avenue; unnecessary noises; issued city ordinance citation.

Whiteside County Sheriff

Brooke L. Knight, 33, of Polo; 7:37 a.m. Tuesday at Freeport and Fulfs roads in rural Sterling; Whiteside County warrant for order of commitment; taken to Whiteside County Jail in lieu of bond.

Nicholas Galvan, 51, of Sterling; 3:04 p.m. Tuesday at Buell Road and Interstate 88 overpass in rural Rock Falls; driving while license suspended, failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash; given notice to appear in court.

Timothy W. Tate, 33, of Dixon; 8:37 a.m. Friday at Whiteside County Sheriff's office; Whiteside County warrant for violation of probation – possession of a controlled substance; taken to Whiteside County Jail in lieu of bond.

Lila J. Martinez, 37, of Sterling; 9:44 a.m. Friday in the 300 block of Avenue G in Sterling; driving while license suspended, no insurance; given notice to appear in court.

Yolanda C. Southerland, 49, of Moline; 6:43 a.m. Saturday; leaving the scene of a property damage accident, driving too fast for conditions; given notice to appear in court.

Sebastian T. Guidry, 19, of Prophetstown; 1;12 p.m. Saturday at Prophet and Matznick roads in rural Rock Falls; leaving the scene of a property damage crash, failure to notify police of crash, driving too fast for conditions; given notice to appear in court.

Lee County Sheriff

Mathew Kane Johnson, 33, of Dixon; 4:05 a.m. Saturday; driving under the influence; posted bond and given notice to appear in court.

Marvin Monroe, 42, of Freeport; 6:19 a.m. Friday; warrant for body attachment; posted bond and given notice to appear in court.

Ogle County Sheriff

Underage drinking party: 10:04 p.m. Saturday on West Margaret Fuller Road in rural Oregon; Courtney Shepard, 20, of Leaf River, Spencer Cox, 20, of Stillman Valley, Mellisa Smith, 20, of Byron, Savannah Turner, 20, of Rockford, and Rachael Stone, 20, of Kingston, all for unlawful possession of alcohol as a minor; all taken to Ogle County Jail, released after posting bond and given notices to appear in court.

Roy Ennenga, 32; 10:47 p.m. Saturday on Brookes Isle Road in Oregon; aggravated domestic battery, interfering with a 911 call, criminal damage to property; taken to Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond.

Shalece Leigh, 25, of Rockford; Saturday; warrant for speeding; posted bond and given notice to appear in court.

Maria Rodriguez, 57, of Davis Junction; Friday; no valid driver's license; posted bond and given notice to appear in court.

Eric J. Nelson, 26, of Rockford; Friday; warrant for no insurance; posted bond and given notice to appear in court.

Dorothy L. Cathina, 27, of Rochelle; Friday; warrant for failure to appear; posted bond and given notice to appear in court.

Amy J. Houston, 30, of Forreston; 12:26 a.m. Saturday on North Walnut Street in Forreston; driving while license suspended, no insurance, no valid registration; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Two injured in crash early Saturday

LEE COUNTY – Two people received minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash Saturday on Bloody Gulch Road west of U.S. Route 52 in Lee County.

State police responded to the scene at 1:59 a.m. A vehicle driven by Mathew K. Johnson, 33, of Sterling, was westbound on Bloody Gulch Road while he was texting while driving. His vehicle crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic, striking a vehicle driven by Brian D. Ketcham, 50, of Sublette.

Johnson was charged with driving under the influence, improper lane usage, texting while driving, and no insurance. Neither driver's condition was available Sunday.

One injured Saturday in Ogle County crash

OGLE COUNTY – An Ashton woman received minor injuries Saturday when the truck she was driving crashed because of icy conditions.

Ogle County Sheriff's deputies responded to the scene at 9 a.m. in the 8000 block of state Route 38 East. A pickup truck driven by Kristen Hickey, 20, was westbound when the vehicle slid off of the roadway, entering a ditch. Hickey was taken by Ashton Ambulance to Rochelle Community Hospital. Her condition was unavailable Sunday.

Rock Falls ends snow emergency

ROCK FALLS – The winter snow emergency issued Friday for Rock Falls was cancelled Saturday.

The initial emergency was to last until today, Rock Falls police personnel said.

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