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Police/Fire Reports

Police reports for Thursday, May 22, 2014

Sterling Police

Melinda Sue Klenz, 20, of Dixon; 12:08 a.m. Tuesday at Wendy’s parking lot, 2602 E. Lincolnway; operating uninsured motor vehicle; given notice to appear in court.

Jaimie D. Avila, 28, of Sterling; 2:33 p.m. Tuesday at First Avenue and East 15th Street; speeding; posted driver’s license as bond.

Christopher M. Surdez, 20, of Sterling; 3:23 p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of First Avenue; Lee County warrant for contempt – transporting/carrying alcoholic liquor as a passenger; posted $160 cash bond.

Rock Falls Police

Douglas Buyers, 45, of Rock Falls; 5:15 p.m. Monday; warrant for failure to appear – traffic offense; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Lee County Jail

Andrew Michael Espinoza, 28, of Sterling; 11:41 p.m. Tuesday; warrant for failure to appear – driving while license suspended, speeding – 76 mph in a 55-mph zone; held at Lee County Jail and given notice to appear in court.

Tabetha Jo Shipman, 29, of Amboy; 9:47 p.m. Tuesday; warrant – application to increase bond/possession of controlled substance; released.

John Matthew Boring, 35, of LaSalle; 2:37 p.m. Tuesday; warrant for failure to appear – petition to revoke probation for domestic battery, aggravated driving under the influence, driving while license revoked; held at Lee County Jail and given notice to appear in court.

Marc Gregory Valdez, 25, of Dixon; 2:20 p.m. Tuesday; speeding – 35-plus mph over limit; posted bond and given notice to appear in court.

Jody Lynn Hunter, 52, of Dixon; 2:03 p.m. Tuesday; warrant for order of commitment; posted $300 bond and given notice to appear in court.

Ogle County
Sheriff

Jacob W. Wellington, 27, of Oregon; 8:56 p.m. Tuesday at state Routes 64 and 26; driving while license suspended; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Keith A. Hessian, 25, of Rockford; Tuesday; warrants for failure to appear and petition to revoke – domestic battery; given notice to appear in court.

Stevie R. Husolo, 32, of Rockford; Tuesday; warrant for failure to appear; given notice to appear in court.

Georgia F. Jackson, 50, of Springfield; Tuesday; warrant for failure to appear; given notice to appear in court.

John W. Simmons, 36, of Oregon; Tuesday; warrant for failure to appear; given notice to appear in court.

Tyler W. Vankirk, 24, of Rochelle; Tuesday; warrant for unlawful sale of deer meat; posted $2,500 bond and given notice to appear in court.

Adam S. Watson, 23, of Rochelle; Tuesday; warrant for unlawful sale of deer meat; posted $1,500 bond and given notice to appear in court.

State Police

Richard Smith, 59, of Rochelle; 10:46 p.m. Tuesday at Flagg Road and state Route 251 in Ogle County; driving while license suspended; posted $150 cash bond and given notice to appear in court.

Robert A. Pickreign, 32, of Rochelle; 3:13 p.m. Monday on state Route 38 a quarter-mile north of Ashton; driving while license suspended, no seat belt; issued individual bond and given notice to appear in court.

Richard L. Moore, 33, of Rockford; 11:58 p.m. Monday at U.S. Route 30 and 14th Avenue in Rock Falls; driving while license suspended, no valid registration – suspended, failure to signal; issued individual bond and given notice to appear in court.

1 hurt Tuesday in
Ogle County crash

OGLE COUNTY – A Byron woman received minor injuries Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash at Hoisington and Oak Grove roads.

According to Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies, a Lincoln driven by Shannon Englert, 27, of Leaf River, failed to stop at the intersection on eastbound Oak Grove Road. Englert’s vehicle struck a Hyundai, driven by Allison Branter, 19, of Byron, headed south on Hoisington Road.

Branter was taken to Rockford Memorial Hospital, where her condition was unavailable Wednesday. Englert was issued a citation for failure to yield at an intersection, and given a notice to appear in court.

Rochelle woman injured in crash

OGLE COUNTY – A Rochelle woman refused medical treatment Tuesday after a single-vehicle crash at state Route 64 and Lynnville Road.

State troopers responded to the scene at 11:21 a.m. An investigation revealed that a vehicle driven by Dawn M. Miller, 49, was westbound on Route 64 when Miller was distracted by an animal inside her vehicle. The vehicle then left the roadway, striking a ditch culvert at Lynnville Road. Miller was issued a citation for improper lane usage.

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