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Police/Fire Reports

Police reports for Thursday, April 13, 2017


Maron M. Ortiz, 43, of Rock Falls; 9:18 a.m. Wednesday at East Third Street and 18th Avenue; no insurance and speeding; given state citations.

Pamela M. Hanson, 29, of Rock Falls; 10:01 a.m. Wednesday at East Fourth Street and 13th Avenue; speeding; given state citation.

Marai Alicia H. Montaez, 17, of Dixon; 9:19 a.m. Wednesday at East Fourth Street and 17th Avenue; speeding; given state citation.

Faith Y. Fargher, 49, of Sterling; 11:51 a.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of East Third Street; Ogle County warrant – failure to appear (possession of drug paraphernalia) and a Whiteside County warrant – failure to appear (burglary); taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Nichole L. Murphy, 39, of Prophetstown; 3:56 p.m. Wednesday at 17th Avenue and East Fourth Street; speeding 44 mph in a 30-mph zone; given state citation.

Kimberly A. Kessler, 45, of Rock Falls; 4:12 p.m. Wednesday at Woodlawn Road and East Fourth St.; no insurance and failure to wear a seat belt; given state citation and a notice to appear in court.

Lance J. Nurczyk, 19, of Rock Falls; 4:07 p.m. Wednesday on Locust Street; talking on a cell phone; given state citation.

Kyle J. Lenox, 23, of Sterling; 4:48 p.m. Wednesday at 15th Avenue and East Fourth Street; driving while license suspended, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and failure to wear seat belt; given notice to appear in court.

Julia Bahena, 25, of Sterling; 10:48 p.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of Johnson Avenue; Whiteside County warrant – body attachment; posted bond.


John Sandusky, 36, of Dixon; 2:11 a.m. Thursday on West First Street; domestic battery; taken to Lee County Jail.


Melissa L. Jordan, 20, of Sublette; 9:47 a.m. Wednesday; warrant – failure to appear/contempt non-pay; posted bond.

Christian L. Hereford, 26, of Dixon; 9:07 p.m. Tuesday; warrant – failure to appear (domestic battery/physical contact); posted bond.

Stephen J. Lohse, 42, of Stuart, Florida; 2:27 p.m. Monday; two counts of aggravated driving under the influence and two counts of driving under the influence; posted bond.

James D. Underhile, 28, of Rochelle; 10:18 a.m. Monday; warrant – failure to appear (disorderly conduct, leaving the scene and improper use of registration/title).

Scott G. Cornelius, 38, of Dixon; 8:58 a.m. Monday; warrant – failure to appear (contempt); posted bond.

Ryan E. Evenson, 37, of Sterling; 8:48 a.m. Monday; warrant – failure to appear (retail theft under $300 and theft under $300, previous conviction); posted bond.


Nicholas I. Smith, 27, of Elgin; Wednesday; warrant – failure to appear; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Keinen A. Neubert, 19, of Byron; Wednesday; aggravated criminal sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of a child; held in lieu of bond at Ogle County Jail.

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