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Police/Fire Reports

Police and fire reports for Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

Jeanne C. Carl, 69, of Sterling; 1:29 p.m. Monday at First Avenue and Wallace Street; driving too fast for conditions; posted driver’s license as bond.

Bradley P. Sisson, 41, of Sterling; 10:28 p.m. Monday at East Fourth Street and Freeport Road; driving too fast for conditions; given notice to appear in court.

Dixon Police

Gerrod Lewis, 22, of Dixon; 5:45 p.m. Monday in Dixon; domestic battery; taken to Lee County Jail.

Justin R. Llanas, 31, of Dixon; 8:15 a.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of West River Street; Ogle County warrant for failure to appear – burglary; taken to Lee County Jail.

Lee County Sheriff

Ellen Rae Fellows, 49, of Rock Falls; 3:43 p.m. Monday; warrant for contempt – failure to appear, Whiteside County warrant; held at Lee County Jail and given notice to appear in court.

State Police

Diocelina T. Samano, 40, of Wichita, Kan.; 2:45 p.m. Monday on Interstate 88 in Whiteside County; no valid driver’s license, driving too fast for conditions; issued individual bond and given notice to appear in court.

Ricky L. Klumpp, 24, of Belgium, Wis.; 6:07 p.m. Monday on Interstate 39 in Ogle County; driving while license suspended; issued individual bond and given notice to appear in court.

Catherine E. Govis, 29, of Dixon; 7:02 p.m. Sunday at North Galena Avenue and East Chamberlain Street in Dixon; warrant; posted $200 bond and given notice to appear in court.

Justin A. Roscelli, 21, of DeKalb; 7:31 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 88 in Whiteside County; no valid driver’s license, no insurance; issued individual bond and given notice to appear in court.

Maureen D. Simpson, 35, of Rock Falls; 2:35 p.m. Sunday in Rock Falls; Whiteside County warrant; posted $175 bond and given notice to appear in court.

Andrew M. Gremba, 43, of Sterling; 9:04 a.m. Sunday in Sterling; Whiteside County warrant for obstructing court order – body attachment; held at Whiteside County Jail and given notice to appear in court.

Information sought in hit-and-run

STERLING – Sterling police continue to investigate a hit-and-run crash that took place Monday in the 1200 block of Locust Street.

Police responded to the scene at 1:14 p.m. Their initial investigation revealed that Michael Seidel, 66, of Rock Falls, was driving his 2006 Ford truck northbound when a white Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck struck his vehicle from behind. The S-10 then fled north on Locust Street, then west on East 13th Street. No injuries were reported.

The S-10 was described as being a regular, cab-style S-10 with an Illinois temporary registration plate. It received front end damage from the crash. The hit-and-run driver was described as a white male in his mid- to late-20s with dark brown hair and a normal build.

Anyone with information about the hit-and-run vehicle or driver is asked to call Sterling police at 815-632-6640 or Whiteside County Crimestoppers at 877-625-7867

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