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Police/Fire Reports

Police and fire reports for Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

Kate N. Sommers, 30, of Sterling; 6:51 a.m. Monday at West Sixth Street and Dillon Avenue; failure to yield – merging traffic; posted driver’s license as bond.

Stephanie G. Schutz, 19, of Walnut; 10:30 a.m. Monday at West Fourth Street and Griswold Avenue; speeding; given notice to appear in court.

James E. Hatten, 77, of Rock Falls; 10:36 a.m. Monday at Seventh Street and Locust Avenue; no seat belt; given notice to appear in court.

Donna L. Fullington, 41, of Sterling; 1:17 p.m. Monday at West Fourth Street and Avenue H; no seat belt; given notice to appear in court.

Joel M. Garza, 32, of Sterling; 3:17 p.m. Monday at Whiteside County Courthouse, 101 E. Third St., Sterling; violation of sex offender registration; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Lisa M. Berry, 33, of Rock Falls; 4:44 p.m. Monday at West Third Street and Avenue D; no seat belt; given notice to appear in court.

Joshua A. Richards, 35, of Sterling; 2:38 p.m. Monday in the 1500 block of Locust Street; Cass County, Mich., warrant; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Rocky C. Smith, 36, of Rock Falls; 9:42 p.m. Monday at Avenue I and West Fifth Street; Whiteside County warrant for failure to appear – driving while license suspended; posted $500 cash bond.

Cory R. McGlown, 37, of Sterling; 10:47 p.m. Monday on West Third Street; Whiteside County warrant for failure to pay or appear – delivery/manufacturing of cannabis; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Roland V. Hill Sr., 39, of Sterling; 10:47 p.m. Monday on West Third Street; criminal trespass to property; given notice to appear in court.

Dixon Police

Travis J. Huyck, 28, of Dixon; 8:12 a.m. Monday at Dixon Police Department; Lee County warrant for failure to appear, Ogle County warrant for failure to appear; posted bond and given notice to appear in court.

Cameron L. Roach, 19, of Dixon; 10:10 a.m. Monday in the 200 block of South Hennepin Avenue; Lee County warrant for contempt of court; taken to Lee County Jail.

Polo Police

James D. Wallace, 39, of Shannon; 4:45 p.m. Feb. 2; failure to wear seat belt; issued individual bond and released.

Oregon Police

Rebecca A. Podkowa, 31, of Rockford; 1:18 a.m. Feb. 3 in the 100 block of South Third Street; driving under the influence of alcohol; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Patrick A. McDowell, 34, of Oregon; 1:39 a.m. Feb. 4 in the 100 block of South Fourth Street; pedestrian under the influence of alcohol; issued citation.

Gregory A. Holmes, 56, of Capron; 4:01 p.m. Feb. 4; operating a vehicle with expired registration, operating an uninsured motor vehicle; issued citations.

Gerald L. Otten, 56, of Oregon; 8:07 p.m. Feb. 4 in the 100 block of East Washington Street on a bridge; pedestrian under the influence of alcohol, operating a bicycle with no lamps and other equipment on bicycles; issued citations.

Sasha K. Seldon, 25, of Mount Morris; 7:30 a.m. Friday at 10th and Adams streets; disobeying a stop sign; issued citation.

Kendall J. Truitt, 35, of Oregon; 8:30 p.m. Sunday; outstanding warrant; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Lee County Sheriff

Jody Lynn Martinez, 34, of Amboy; 11:08 p.m. Monday; Lee County warrant for failure to appear for contempt/non-payment – possession of drug paraphernalia, Ogle County warrant for failure to appear – driving under the influence of drugs; held at Lee County Jail and given notice to appear in court.

Steven Warren Demmer, 54, of Ohio; 10:21 p.m. Monday; driving on revoked license, possession of cannabis between 10 and 30 grams, fleeing/attempting to elude an officer; held at Lee County Jail and given notice to appear in court.

Roger Earl Sutton, 43, of Dixon; 4:37 p.m. Monday; warrant for order of commitment; posted bond and given notice to appear in court.

Joseph Ferlauto, 48, of Bureau; 9:28 a.m. Monday; warrant for contempt – non-payment of fines; posted bond and given notice to appear in court.

Ogle County Sheriff

Carl Pomazal, 31, of Dixon; 3:02 a.m. Tuesday on state Route 2; possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of cannabis less than 2.5 grams; taken to Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond.

State Police

Victoria H. Benson, 22, of Dixon; 3:19 p.m. Monday at U.S. Route 30 and Town Hall Road in Lee County; driving while license suspended; issued individual bond and given notice to appear in court.

Information sought in hit-and-run

OREGON – Oregon police continue to investigate a hit-and-run crash that took place some time between 4:50 and 5:20 p.m. Feb. 6 in Oregon.

Police investigated the scene at 6 p.m. Friday in the 400 block of South Third Street. A parked 2011 Chrysler owned by Ray G. Gruber was struck by an unknown vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to call Oregon police at 815-732-2162.

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