Heather S. Birchen, 26, of Sterling; 10:39 a.m. Thursday at East Fourth Street and 14th Avenue; operating uninsured vehicle, operating vehicle with suspended registration; posted driver’s license as bond.
16-year-old Sterling boy; 7:52 a.m. Thursday at East 15th Street and 17th Avenue; failing to yield right of way at intersection; posted driver’s license as bond.
15-year-old Sterling boy; 8:34 a.m. Thursday at East 15th Street and 17th Avenue; possession of cannabis less than 2.5 grams; released to his guardian.
Rock Falls Police
Larry McCurry, 26, of Sterling; 1:38 a.m. Friday; driving while license suspended, speeding; given notice to appear in court.
Dana L. Pettenger, 35, of Morrison; 11:40 p.m. Jan. 21; Whiteside County mittimus for rule to show cause – obstructing justice; taken to Whiteside County Jail.
Jeffrey E. Hippen, 49, of Sterling; Jan. 21; central business district parking ordinance violation; issued citation.
Amit A. Desai, 29, of Des Plaines; Jan. 24; operating uninsured vehicle; issued citation.
Keith M. Beveroth, 55, of Morrison; Sunday; central business district parking ordinance violation; issued citation.
James C. Best, 40, of Morrison; Monday; two counts of dog running at large; issued citation.
Justin W. Kelch, 26, of Sterling; Wednesday; failure to reduce speed, obstructed windows – accident; issued citation.
17-year-old girl; 1:05 p.m. Thursday at Amboy High School; unlawful possession of tobacco by a minor; issued ordinance violation.
Nikki L. Miles, 39, of Dixon; 7:31 p.m. Thursday; warrant for failure to appear – driving while license suspended; posted bond and given notice to appear in court.
Gianna F. Cortesi, 22, of Dixon; 4:05 p.m. Thursday; warrant for violation of drug court; held at Lee County Jail and given notice to appear in court,.
Daniel L. Mull, 42, of Dixon; 3:14 p.m. Thursday; warrant for failure to appear – contempt; held at Lee County Jail and given notice to appear in court.
Ryan K. Frady, 38, of Franklin Grove; 2:21 p.m. Thursday; warrant for possession of firearm without Firearm Owners Identification card; posted bond and given notice to appear in court.
Alejandra Ramirez-Galvan, 22, of Rochelle; 5:42 p.m. Thursday at state Route 38 and Western Avenue in Ashton; driving too fast for conditions; issued citation.
Dustin E. Smith, 21, of Lyndon; 1:27 a.m. Thursday at Galena Avenue and Ninth Street in Dixon; driving under the influence of drugs, possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia; posted driver’s license and $100 as bond, given notice to appear in court. Arrested at the same time was Amanda E. McDonald, 21, of Sterling; possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia; posted $150 cash bond and given notice to appear in court.
Esteban C. Rivera, 52, of Aurora; 1:42 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 39 in Ogle County; driving too fast for conditions; issued citation.
No one hurt in bus
DAVIS JUNCTION – There were no injuries in a crash involving a school bus Wednesday in the 300 block of West Chicago Avenue.
Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene at 2:44 p.m. An investigation revealed that a Meridian School District bus was eastbound and slowing to a stop when a 17-year-old Davis Junction girl driving an eastbound Pontiac Sunfire was unable to stop her vehicle on the ice-covered road. The Sunfire struck the rear end of the bus, causing very little damage. The Sunfire was drivable.
rollover injures one
OGLE COUNTY – A Polo woman received minor injuries Thursday in a single-vehicle rollover crash in the 7000 block of state Route 26.
Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene at 4:45 p.m. An investigation revealed that Marcia L. Dewey, 29, was passing other vehicles in her 2005 Dodge Durango when she lost control and entered the ditch on the east side of the roadway. The Durango rolled over, coming to rest on the driver’s side.
Dewey was removed from the vehicle by Polo Fire Department personnel and taken to KSB Hospital in Dixon. Her condition was unavailable Friday. No citations had been issued as of Friday.