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Police/Fire Reports

Police and fire reports for Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014

Sterling Police

Scott A. Wolber, 61, of Rock Falls; 9:06 a.m. Thursday at East Third Street and Eighth Avenue; speeding; given notice to appear in court.

Zachary R. Sawyer, 19, of Sterling; 10:53 a.m. Thursday in the 1500 block of West Fourth Street; theft; given notice to appear in court.

Gary Tompkins, 21, of Rock Falls; 10:50 a.m. Thursday at East Second Street and Eighth Avenue; no seat belt; given notice to appear in court.

Ronald G. Gerken, 76, of Sterling; 10:41 a.m. Thursday at East Third Street and 17th Avenue; no insurance; given notice to appear in court.

Blake B. Elliott, 18, of Sterling; 2:06 p.m. Thursday at East Fifth Street and Sixth Avenue; failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident; posted driver’s license as bond.

Rock Falls Police

Natasha Crow, 32, of Rock Falls; 3:22 p.m. Wednesday; Whiteside County warrant for possession of narcotics; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Deidra Parvin, 19, of Sterling; 4:45 p.m. Tuesday; Whiteside County warrant for failure to appear on a charge of no valid driver’s license; given notice to appear in court.

Dixon Police

Charles K. Snyder, 33, of Dixon; 4:22 a.m. Friday in the 200 block of South Hennepin Avenue; criminal damage to government supported property; taken to Lee County Jail.

L.C. Carr, 48, of Dixon; 12:33 a.m. Thursday on Marclare Street; Effingham County warrant for failure to appear; taken to Lee County Jail.

Morrison Police

Michael W. Ingram, 28, of Mount Carroll; Jan. 9; no valid registration, operating uninsured vehicle; issued citations.

Noel R. Fullington, 42, of Sterling; Jan. 11; no valid driver’s license, speeding; issued citations.

Russell P. Onken, 29, of Morrison; Jan. 12; failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, leaving the scene of an accident; issued citations.

Brady Melton, age unavailable, of Erie; Jan. 14; central business district parking violation; issued citation.

Justin A. Hippen, 28, of Morrison; Jan. 16; 24-hour parking ordinance violation; issued citation.

Cory J. Chatman, age unavailable, of Morrison; Sunday; central business district parking violation; issued citation.

William M. Pasker, 20, of Wyoming; Sunday; speeding; issued citation.

County Sheriff

Jose F. Perez, 45, of Clinton, Iowa; 11:29 p.m. Wednesday on Garden Plain Road west of Frog Pond Road; driving too fast for conditions, no valid driver’s license; issued citations.

John P. Hopkins, 21, of Rock Falls; 1 a.m. Thursday on U.S. route 30; operating an uninsured vehicle; issued citation.

Ogle County

Artemio Castillo, 37, of Rochelle; Thursday; failure to appear; released on $1,000 recognizance bond and given notice to appear in court.

Justin Heffran, 31, of Leaf River; 6:29 p.m. Thursday on North Pecatonica Road; no valid driver’s license, improper lighting; taken to Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond, and issued citation.

Two injured in Thursday crash

WHITESIDE COUNTY – Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon at Galt Road and U.S. Route 30.

Whiteside County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene at 4:20 p.m. Sheriff’s deputies said that, according to witnesses, a vehicle driven by Edgar I. Rivera, 22, of Clinton, Iowa, failed to stop at a posted stop sign and struck a vehicle driven by Laura Shipman, 44, of Rock Falls.

Both drivers received non-life-threatening injuries and, along with a girl, were taken to CGH Medical Center in Sterling for observation. Rivera was cited on charges of disobeying a stop sign, no valid driver’s license, and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. He was given a notice to appear in court.

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