At approximately 11:20 p.m., Ogle County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on I-39 at mile marker 99. After investigation, Deputies arrested Pablo Reyes- Perez, 26 of Rockford, for Unlawful Possession of Cannabis as the driver. Reyes-Perez was also issued a citation for an equipment violation. Reyes-Perez was given an I bond with a return court date later next month.
At approximately 4:26 p.m., Deputies responded to a single vehicle accident in the 14000 block of West Sterling Road. An investigation determined that an eastbound vehicle driven by Adriana Wiggins, 17 of Polo, lost control and entered the north ditch. The vehicle then continued into a residential yard where it struck a tree. Minor injuries were reported. Deputies were assisted on scene by Polo Police and Polo Fire/EMS. The accident remains under investigation.
At 10:22 p.m., Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 5000 block of Illinois Rte 251. After a short investigation Deputies arrested Dustin Doyle, 24 of Davis Junction, for Driving While License Suspended and Unlawful Possession of Cannabis. Doyle was released on a notice to appear with a court date of 01/01/2021 at a.m.
At approximately 6:17 p.m., Deputies initiated a traffic stop in the 100 block of Main Street in Leaf River. After further investigation, Derrick Simmons, 40 of Leaf River, was placed under arrest for No Valid Driver's License. Simmons was released from the scene on an I-bond and will appear in court at a later date.
At approximately 9:33 a.m., Ogle County Sheriff's Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 6,000 block of Condon Road just into Winnebago County. After investigation, Deputies placed Erika Villalobos-Miller, 20 of Oregon Under Arrest for Driving While License Suspended and also issued her a citation for Operating an Uninsured Vehicle. Villabos-Miller was released on an I-Bond at the scene.
At 10:36 p.m. Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a hit and run that had originally occurred in the 5400 block of S. Mulford Rd. After the original report the offending vehicle fled southbound on Mulford Rd until the driver lost control at the overpass of I-88. The offending vehicle came to rest after striking a guardrail. Upon Deputies arrival at the scene of the crash Deputies determined that the driver and a passenger had fled the scene on foot. Deputies deployed a K9 unit to perform a track and the driver and passenger were located a short distance away hiding in a field. The driver, identified as Mark J. Burdick, 34 of Eau Claire Wis., and passenger, identified as Bobbie J. Braun, 50 of North Saint Paul Minn., were both transported to the Rochelle Hospital by the Rochelle Ambulance for treatment of minor injuries. At the hospital, Mark Burdick was charged with DUI, Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident, No Valid Driver's License, Illegal Transportation of Alcohol, No Insurance, Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident, improper Lane Usage and Unlawful Possession of Cannabis. He was released on an I-Bond and will appear in court at a later date. Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Creston Fire Department, Rochelle Police, and the Rochelle Ambulance.
The Ogle County Sheriff's Office arrested Valerie Power, 29 of Aurora, for Driving Under the Influence. Power was arrested by Deputies on Route 64 near the 251 intersection. Power was held in lieu of bond at the jail.
The Ogle County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Aljeuel Steel, 23 of Rockford, for Driving While License Suspended. Steel was arrested by deputies on I-39 near Rte 64 after being stopped for speeding. Steel was released on a I bond and will appear in court at a later date.
The Ogle County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Alondra Rodriguez, 27 of Dixon, for Driving Without a Valid License. Rodriguez was arrested by Ogle County Sheriff's Deputies on I-39 near Rte. 64 after being stopped for speeding. Rodriguez was released on a I bond and will appear in court at a later date.
At approximately 5:58 a.m. Ogle County deputies along with Mt Morris Fire Department, Mt. Morris EMS and Oregon EMS responded to a two-vehicle accident with entrapment at the intersection of Mud Creek Road and Rock Road. After an investigation it was learned that Andrew D Stroud, 22, of Mt Morris, failed to stop at the stop intersection, where he struck an oncoming vehicle. Stroud and his passenger Nolan M. Wortman, 21, of Stillman Valley were transported to KSB hospital for non life threating injuries. The driver of the second vehicle, 17-year-old male, from Mt. Morris was transported to KSB hospital by Oregon EMS. The vehicle were removed from the location by D&W Towing and Neilson's Towing. Stroud was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, disobeying a stop sign, improper lane usage, and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. Stroud was given an I-bond and released to hospital staff for treatment.
At approximately 8:37 p.m., Ogle County Sheriff's Deputies conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of N IL Rte 2 and Town Hall Rd. After investigation, Ogle County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Jacob M. Powell, 29, of Sterling, for Possession of a Controlled Substance. Powell was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was released to correctional staff and held in lieu of bond.
The Ogle County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Tanya Vega, 42, of Rochelle for Driving While License Suspended. Vega was arrested by Ogle County Sheriff's Deputies on I -39 near Rochelle after being stopped for Improper Lighting. Vega was released on an I-bond and will appear in Ogle County court at a later date.
At 2:48 a.m., Ogle County Sheriff's Deputies along with Rochelle and Creston Fire/EMS were dispatched to the 8000 block of S. Woodlawn Rd. for the report of a 2-vehicle crash. After an investigation, it was determined that a tractor pulling farm equipment was driven northbound in the 8000 block of S. Woodlawn Rd. by Mark Hill, 64 of Rochelle. The tractor and farm equipment were partially in the southbound lane. A Dodge truck driven by, Brian Bozarth, 32 of Shabbona, was traveling southbound, and struck the farm equipment being pulled by the tractor. The Dodge truck then veered towards the east guardrail, and came to rest after striking the guardrail. Bozarth was transported to Rochelle Hospital to be evaluated. Hill was uninjured in the crash. Bozarth was later arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving on a revoked license, and operating uninsured motor vehicle. The crash remains under investigation.
At approximately 10:36 a.m. Ogle County Sheriff's Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 5,000 block of N. IL Rte. 251. After investigation, Deputies issued Seth Rodriguez, 24 of Rockford a citation for Driving While License Suspended. Rodriguez was released on an I-Bond and was given a future court date.
Ogle County Sheriff's Deputies initiated a traffic stop on I-39 near Monroe Center. After a brief investigation, Deputies arrested Richard McClain, 19 of Rockford, for Driving While License Suspended. McClain was released from the scene on an I-Bond and will appear in court at a later date.