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Police/Fire Reports

Police reports for Thursday, May 18, 2017


Elaine I. Landis, 94, of Rock Falls; 8:08 a.m. Wednesday at Freeport Road and East Lynn Boulevard; failure to yield for an emergency vehicle; given state citation.

Sedrick M. James, 18, of Sterling; 9:40 a.m. Wednesday at Fourth Avenue and East 10th Street; two counts of disobeying a stop sign and squealing tires; given state citations.

Christopher D. Portner, 35, of Sterling; 5:54 p.m. Wednesday in the 2200 block of East 18th Place; Whiteside County warrant – failure to appear on a larceny/retail theft charge; taken to Whiteside County Jail.


Peters Martinez, 66, of Rock Falls; 5:28 p.m. Wednesday at U.S. Route 30 and First Avenue; expired registration; given notice to appear in court.

James Scanlan, 36, of Dixon; 9:25 a.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of Dixon Avenue; speeding; given notice to appear in court.

Keegan R. Kaye, 18, of Sterling; 10:54 a.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of Dixon Avenue; speeding; given notice to appear in court.

Dondi R. Willett, 48, of Rock Falls; 11:10 a.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of 10th Avenue; Whiteside County warrant – probation violation; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Michelle H. Parvin, 46, of Rock Falls; 9:43 p.m. Wednesday on First Avenue; domestic battery; taken to Whiteside County Jail.


Mark W. Jomant, 56, of Amboy; 7:40 a.m. Thursday in the 100 block of North Mason Avenue; improper use of a cell phone; given citation.

Aaron J. Shaw, 22, of Amboy; 6:55 a.m. Thursday at Sterling and Morgan Roads; speeding 74 mph in a 55-mph zone; given citation.


Juan I. Herrera, 43, of Sterling; 2:19 a.m. Wednesday; driving under the influence; posted bond.

Benjamin M. Miller, 41, of Franklin Grove; 9:54 p.m. Tuesday; warrant – rule to show cause; posted bond.

Justin D. Gilbert, 35, of Spring Valley; 2:48 p.m. Tuesday; burglary; taken to Lee County Jail.

Gary L. Schaefer, 35, of Winnebago; 4:25 p.m. Monday; five counts of amended bond condition orders; taken to Lee County Jail.


Nicholas Walker, 25, of Janesville, Wisconsin; Wednesday; Ogle County warrant – petition to revoke; taken to Ogle County Jail.

Luana Bennett, 51, of Rockford; Wednesday; Ogle County warrant – failure to appear; posted bond.

State Police

Robert M. Zell, 39, of Polo; 2:26 p.m. Tuesday at Galena Avenue and Keul Road in Dixon; warrant and seat belt violation; posted bond.

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