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Police/Fire Reports

Police reports for Saturday and Sunday, March 18-19, 2017


Teresa M. Galloway, 40, of Sterling; 10:42 a.m. Friday at Locust and West Third streets; failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident; issued state citation.

Lee E. Klinger, 61, of Sterling; 1:10 p.m. Friday at Third Avenue and Third Street; no seat belt; issued state citation.

Adrian A. Lopez, 24, of Sterling; 3:45 p.m. Friday at east Eighth Street and Second Avenue; no insurance; issued state citation.

Girl, 16, of Morrison; 6:51 p.m. Friday on the 200 block of Windsor; runaway, released to parents.

Raymond J. Tarbill, 31, of Sterling; 9:15 p.m. Friday at East Sixth Street and Broadway; Whiteside County warrant – obstructing a court order; posted $300 bond.

Zachary H. Hoffman, 24, of Princeton; 10:09 p.m. Friday at East Third Street and 17th Avenue; one headlight; issued state citation.

Samara F. Leachman Scanlan, 18, of Prophetstown; 10:51 p.m. Friday at East Fourth Street and 15th Avenue; speeding; issued state citation.

Christopher N. Fry, 24, of Sterling; 7:58 p.m. Saturday in the 1700 block of West LeFevre; DUI and improper lane usage; given notice to appear in court.


Ryan D. Sippel, 23, of Dixon; 2:25 p.m. Friday; warrant – failure to appear (criminal damage to property); held at Lee County Jail on $10,000 bond.

Dallas M. Helfrich, 18, of Dixon; 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of South Hennepin Avenue; retail theft; given notice to appear in court.

Levi B. Lauritzen, 24, of Polo; 12:11 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of North Galena Avenue; driving while suspended, no insurance and one headlight; given notice to appear in court.

Jason R. Spencer, 36, of Sterling; 1:22 a.m. Saturday in the 300 block of West Everett Street, Lee County warrant – failure to appear; posted bond.

Daniel J. Bontz, 24, of Dixon; 9:08 p.m. Saturday in the 100 block of West Fifth Street; DUI, improper lane usage; given notice to appear in court.


Jeremey B. Turner, 23, of Amboy; 3:16 a.m. Saturday in the first block of Jones Avenue; trespass, resisting arrest, violating an order of protection; held at Lee County Jail on $5,000 bond.


Doreen Cullen, 56, of Dixon; 12:44 p.m. Friday; order of commitment; posted $300 bond.

Benjamin J. Nelson, 28, of Dixon; 2:36 a.m. Friday; driving while license revoked, no insurance, suspended plates; given notice to appear in court.

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