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Police/Fire Reports

Police reports for Friday, March 7, 2014

Annabelle Lucas, 27, of Sterling; 5:15 a.m. Wednesday on West Fifth Street; criminal trespass to residence; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Leighton T. Martz, 33, of Milledgeville; 8:46 a.m. Wednesday at East Third Street and Fourth Avenue; no insurance, expired registration; given notice to appear in court.

Harold F. Null, 58, of Sterling; 9:01 a.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of East Third Street; following too closely; given notice to appear in court.

Randy E. Rhodes, 22, of Galt; 4:23 p.m. Wednesday at West Third Street and Avenue F; no insurance; given notice to appear in court.

James L. Schultz, 44, of Sterling; 4:51 p.m. Wednesday at East LeFevre Road and Johnson Avenue; no seat belt; given notice to appear in court.

Sarah M. Rinker, 23, of Morrison; 10:59 p.m. Wednesday at East Fourth Street and 13th Avenue; speeding; given notice to appear in court.

Rock Falls Police

Albert Leal, 49, of Rock Falls; 11:51 p.m. Sunday; driving under the influence, failure to yield to authorized motor vehicle; given notice to appear in court.

Derik Lebarron, 22, of Rock Falls; Wednesday; burglary; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Ogle County Sheriff

Daniel Elam, 59, of Rockford; Wednesday; warrants for driving while license revoked and failure to appear; given notice to appear in court.

Aaron J. Heaton, 33, of Rock Falls; Wednesday; warrant for driving while license suspended; posted $300 bond and given notice to appear in court.

Richard F. Lake, 45, of Rockford; Wednesday; warrant for failure to appear – theft less than $500; given notice to appear in court.

Two injured in three-vehicle crash

OGLE COUNTY – Two people were hurt Wednesday in a three-vehicle crash on state Route 72 East, just east of Stillman Valley.

Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene at 7:35 a.m. An initial investigation revealed that a car driven by Mary Davis, 47, of Davis Junction, was westbound when Davis lost control on the snow-covered roadway. Her vehicle then struck an eastbound vehicle driven by Mary Lou Belmonte, 37, of Davis Junction, in a head-on collision. A third vehicle, driven by Shelly Carson, 42, of Davis Junction, was westbound, and collided with Davis’ car.

Davis had to be removed from her car, and was taken by Stillman Valley Ambulance to SwedishAmerican Hospital in Rockford. Her condition was unavailable Thursday. A 13-year-old girl in Davis’ car was taken by Byron Ambulance to Rockford Memorial Hospital. Her condition also was unavailable Thursday. The accident remains under investigation.

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