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Police/Fire Reports

Police reports for Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018


Jadre IS Jones, 18, of Dixon; 9 a.m. Wednesday in the 1500 block of East Fourth Street; no insurance.

Melissa A. Whelchel, 32, of Rock Falls; 9:19 a.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of 17th Avenue; no insurance.

Margarito Ibarra-Diaz, 30, of Rock Falls; 8:49 p.m. Wednesday at Locust and LeFevre; no insurance.

Christopher M. Mackey, 23, of Sterling; 8:23 a.m. Thursday at the Sterling Police Department; unlawful use of a debit card and theft of more than $500 but less than $10,000, a felony; taken to Whiteside County Jail.


Dustin J. Funderberg, 35, of Rock Falls; 2:06 a.m. Monday in the 2900 block of Prophetstown Road; Whiteside County warrant for obstructing a court order; posted $300 bond.

Tricia J. Chen, 48, of Caledonia; 12:32 a.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of Dixon Avenue; expired registration.

Gina M. Trujillo, 37, of Sterling; 7:48 a.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of 12th Avenue; failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Allan B. Morthland, 78, of Tampico; 8:47 a.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of West Second Street; disobeying a stop sign.

Gerardo M. Ramirez, 34, of Sterling; 3:35 p.m. Wednesday in the 1700 block of 12th Avenue; revoked license.


Michael Crawford Werner, 27, of Dixon; 2:51 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of West River Street; Ogle County warrant for failure to appear in court; posted $292 bond.


Kara Jo Fox, 32, of Dixon; 1:12 p.m. Wednesday; Lee County warrants for failure to appear in court in three pending traffic cases, two involving driving while revoked for DUI and for driving while revoked, and the third on a charge of illegal use of a cellphone; taken to Lee County Jail on $10,000 bond; also, DeKalb County warrant for failure to appear in court on suspended license case; bond set at $5,000.

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