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Police/Fire Reports

Police reports for Aug. 5, 2019


Jason Ortiz, 45, of Sterling; 4:58 p.m. Sunday on West Fourth Street at Commerce Drive; speeding.

Celeste M. McCullough, 19, of Sterling; 11:08 p.m. Sunday at Locust and Sixth streets; DUI, DUI with BAC greater than .08, improper lane usage.

Rock Falls Police

Christopher D. Portner, 37, of Rock Falls; 1:56 a.m. Friday in the 1600 block of First Avenue; suspended license.


Megan M. Paul, 33, of Polo; 6:51 p.m. July 30; Ogle County warrant; released.

Michael L. Miller, 42, of Polo; 11:27 p.m. Friday; disobeying stop sign; issued individual bond.

Christopher S. Knutsen, 27, of Sterling; 11:23 p.m. Saturday; speeding; released.


Dylan Tyler Fargher, 24, of Rock Falls; 9:40 a.m. Friday; suspended license; posted bond.

Tyler William Brumfield, 21, of Lanark; 6:02 p.m. Friday; warrant for failure to appear in court on burglary charge; remained Monday at Lee County Jail on $500 bond.

Michael Francis Workman, 31, of Sublette; 3:28 p.m. Saturday; domestic battery; remained Monday at Lee County Jail on $1,000 bond.

Armando Losoya, 32, of Franklin Grove; 3:34 p.m. Sunday; revoked license, no insurance; released.

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