Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: March 7-9, 2023
OREGON — On March 7 at 7:56 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop at Rolling Meadows Road and Illinois Route 251, Davis Junction. After a brief investigation, deputies arrested Matthew Lovejoy II, 32, of Rockford, for no valid driver's license. Lovejoy was released on a $2,500 individual bond with a future court date. Lovejoy was also issued a citation for operating a vehicle with suspended registration.
On March 7 at 6:53 p.m. deputies were dispatched to Lowden State Park (1444 N. River Road, Oregon) for a report of a suspicious vehicle. Deputies located the vehicle, and as a result, arrested Adam M. Kuehl, 31, of Machesney Park for driving under the influence of alcohol. Kuehl was additionally issued citations for expired registration and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. Kuehl was transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond. A driving complaint involving this same vehicle was reported at 4:45 p.m. in the area of East Illinois Route 72 and North Kishwaukee Road. Deputies were assisted at Lowden State Park by the Oregon Police Department, and additional charges may be pending.
On March 7 at 9:53 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 15,000 block of East Twombly Road, Rochelle. After a brief investigation, Tiffany Bolen, 37, of Rochelle was arrested for driving without a valid license. Bolen was also issued a citation for obstructed registration. Bolen was released on a $2,500 individual bond with a future court date.
On March 8 at approximately 9:46 p.m. deputies initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of East Illinois Route 64 and Interstate 39 for illegal window tint. Upon further investigation, deputies arrested Jaydin Vautsmeier, 23, of Freeport for driving while his license was suspended. Vautsmeier was released on an individual bond with a future court date given.
On March 8 at approximately 11:22 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop on East Illinois Route 38 at Hartman Road. After a brief investigation, deputies arrested Jaden L. Joseph, 19, of Franklin Grove, for unlawful possession of cannabis 30-100 grams and unlawful possession of cannabis-improper container/driver. Joseph was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Ogle County Jail, where he was held in lieu of bond. Joseph was additionally cited for speeding.
On March 9 at approximately 2:50 p.m. deputies responded to a rollover accident with an injury in the 5,000 block of South Ridge Road. Upon arrival deputies learned a black Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Courtney Rogers, 24, of Mt. Morris was traveling northbound in the 5,000 block of South Ridge Road. The Chevrolet pickup then lost control on the snow-covered road before traveling off of the west side of the roadway and overturning once before coming to rest upside down. Rogers was transported to KSB Hospital by Oregon EMS for non-life threatening injuries.
All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty.