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Police/Fire Reports

Police reports for Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, and Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019


Coby C. Shelton, 18, of Sterling; 3:20 a.m. Sunday at Kilgore Park; unlawful use of weapons.

Lawrence H. Pope, 68, of Rock Falls; 9:08 a.m. Sunday at 301 Broadway Ave.; theft.

Brandon E. Laidig, 27, of Sterling; 11:04 p.m. Sunday on 11th Street; domestic battery, criminal damage to property; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Joseph R. Goodman, 28, of Sterling; 4:16 p.m. Monday in the 800 block of West Fourth Street; Whiteside County warrant in a driving while revoked case; posted $300 bond.

Daniel L. Eichelberger, 44, of Sterling; 6:02 p.m. Monday in the 1800 block of 20th Avenue; Whiteside County warrant in a no insurance case; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Zachary L. Wade, 18, of Sterling; 9:56 p.m. Monday on First Avenue Bridge; speeding.

Nicklaus J. Ross, 31, of Rock Falls; 11:36 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of Locust Street; no seat belt.


Scott B. Miller, 29, of Dixon; 3 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of South Hennepin Avenue; battery; issued individual bond.

Timothy J. Harris, 30, of Dixon; 6:41 p.m. Saturday; domestic battery, suspended license; taken to Lee County Jail.

Jared Cody Nicholas Dougherty, 29, of Dixon; 9:10 a.m. Monday in the 900 block of West Third Street; suspended license; issued an individual bond.


Kailyn M. Alleven, 20, of Dixon; 9:30 a.m. Dec. 22; improper lane usage, possession of fewer than 10 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia; issued individual bond.

Owen M. Bergstrom, 18, of Dixon; 3:58 a.m. Friday; consumption of alcohol as a minor, possession of fewer than 10 grams of marijuana; issued an individual bond.

Michael A. Pellerin, 49, of Polo; 8:54 p.m. Friday; Whiteside County warrant; released to Whiteside County deputies.


Theresa L. Mylan. 48, of Dixon; 1:07 a.m. Dec. 25 at LeFevre Road and Locust Street in Sterling; suspended license; posted bond.

David W. Bellows, 53, of rural Sterling; 9:05 p.m. Dec. 25 in rural Sterling; domestic battery; taken to Whiteside County Jail.

Drew A. Dissenger, 27, of Morrison; 11:30 a.m. Friday on Emerson Road just west of McCue Road in Sterling; two counts of DUI, driving too fast for conditions; posted bond.

Owen C. Abell and Christopher G. Bonnell, both 19 and of Prophetstown, and Jackie G. Ferguson, 19, of Tampico; 11:20 p.m. Saturday in rural Prophetstown; consumption of alcohol as a minor; released to their parents.


Cornelius R. Anderson, 21, of Rock Falls; 1:05 a.m. Dec. 23 on Washington Street at First Avenue in Rochelle; Ogle County warrant for violation of a court order; posted bond.

Kaylon I. Westmorland, 20, of Sterling; 8:18 p.m. Saturday on West Lynn Boulevard at Industrial Drive in Sterling; Lee County warrant for failure to appear in court; posted $300 cash bond.

Tommy L. Porter III, 20, of Sterling; 6:40 p.m. Sunday in the 1100 block of 16th Street; suspended license, failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash; issued individual bond.

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