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Police/Fire Reports

Police reports for Friday, March 17, 2017


Carlos A. Buelvas, 43, of Dixon; 8:15 p.m. Thursday in the 700 block of North Galena Avenue; driving while license suspended and no insurance; processed and released.


Gabriela Torres, 25, of Sterling; 7:35 a.m. Thursday at West 11th Street and Avenue G; DUI, DUI greater than .08, disobeying a stop sign, obstructed front windshield ice and endangering a child; given notice to appear.

Crystal A. Sublett, 29, of Dixon; 10:57 p.m. Thursday at 212 Third Avenue; Whiteside County warrant; posted $300 cash bond.

Adrianna N. Vietmeyer, 27, of Rock Falls; 10:17 p.m. Thursday at East Sixth Street and 19th Avenue; illegal transportation of alcohol; given state citation.


Juan J. Torres-Castillo, 23, of Sterling; 1:03 p.m. Thursday in the 1800 block of Dixon Avenue; speeding; given notice to appear in court.

Brianna K. Pierce, 28, of Shellsburg; 8:47 p.m. Thursday at Dixon Avenue and Wiker Drive; speeding and driving while license suspended; given notice to appear in court.

Kenneth R. Heerdt, 70, of Rock Falls; 12:22 p.m. Thursday in the 800 block of First Avenue; speeding; given notice to appear in court.


Cassandra M. Leif, 27, of Dixon; 11:57 p.m. Thursday; Whiteside County warrant; taken to Lee County Jail.


Keegan Aker, 21, of Rochelle; Thursday; warrant – aggravated battery; taken to Ogle County Jail.


Jessica L. Hartzell, 25, of Rock Falls; 10:04 p.m. Thursday at US Route 30 and Walton Road in Lee County; driving while license suspended; released on I-bond.

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