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Police/Fire Reports

Police and fire reports for Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

Sterling Police

Maci R. Garza, 21, of Sterling; 5:37 p.m. Tuesday at East Fourth and Locust streets; disobeying red light signal; posted driver’s license as bond.

Dixon Police

Marquis A.D. LeBlanc, 31, of Dixon; 9:15 p.m. Tuesday on North Galena Avenue; domestic battery, interfering with the reporting of domestic violence; taken to Lee County Jail.

Catherine T. Szura, 49, of Nachusa; 11:37 a.m. Wednesday in the 1600 block of South Galena Avenue; retail theft less than $300; posted bond and released.

Randy D. Cover, 56, of Dixon; 12:59 p.m. Wednesday in the 2000 block of West Third Street; domestic battery; taken to Lee County Jail.

Oregon Police

Daniel M. Ross, 20, of Oregon; 3:10 p.m. Feb. 11 on Madison St.; improper backing; issued citation.

16-year-old girl from Oregon; 7:02 p.m. Feb. 11 in North Fifth Street domestic battery; taken to Focus House in Rochelle.

Todd A. Mondlock, 54, of Dixon; 1 p.m. Friday on South First Street; improper backing; issued citation.

Ogle County
Sheriff

Laurinda Paschal Dodgen, 26, of Naperville; Tuesday; warrant for speeding; posted bond and given notice to appear in court.

Jermicia Newsome, 31, of Rockford; Tuesday; warrant for failure to appear; posted cash bond and has no further court appearances.

Jose Irizarry, 40, of Rockford; Tuesday; warrant for failure to appear; appeared in court, posted bond, and given notice to appear in court.

Holly Carlson, 25, of Rockford; Tuesday; warrant for obstructing identification; given notice to appear in court.

14-year-old boy from Lindenwood; 1:55 p.m. Tuesday at Kings School; possession of drug paraphernalia; taken to Ogle County Jail and released to his parent.

One injured in bike-vehicle crash

STERLING – A Sterling man received non-life-threatening injuries Tuesday when his bicycle was struck by a vehicle.

Whiteside County Sheriff’s deputies responded at 6:05 a.m. at Sixth Avenue and 28th Street. An investigation revealed that David A. Vargas, 56, was southbound on Sixth Avenue when his bicycle was struck by a vehicle driven by Adam Armstrong, 24, of Rock Falls.

Vargas was taken by ambulance to CGH Medical Center in Sterling, where he is in stable condition. Armstrong was arrested on a charge of driving while license suspended and a Whiteside County warrant for failure to appear/pay on a driving under the influence charge. He was taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Info sought in
Oregon hit-and-run

OREGON – Oregon police continue to investigate a hit-and-run incident that took place Feb. 7 at the Alfano’s parking lot, 801 S. Fourth St.

The crash involved a parked 2009 GMC belonging to Shannon M. Dodson, 39, of Oregon. Anyone with information is asked to call Oregon police at 815-732-2162.

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