Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: Feb. 13-14, 2024


OREGON — On Feb. 13 at approximately 10:25 a.m. deputies initiated a traffic stop in the 19,000 block of East Illinois Route 72 in Monroe Center. After further investigation, deputies arrested Adam Malone, 33, of DeKalb, for driving while license suspended. Malone was additionally cited for failure to obey a stop sign. Malone was released on a notice to appear with a future court date given.

On Feb. 14 at approximately 2:41 a.m. deputies responded to a one-vehicle rollover accident with an injury in the 2,000 block of North Meridian Road. After investigation, deputies learned a black Jeep Commander, driven by 18-year-old Marco Hernandez was traveling northbound in the 1,700 block of North Meridian Road. Hernandez then lost control of his vehicle and swerved off the west side of the roadway before returning to the roadway. Hernandez’s vehicle then overturned at least once before coming to rest upright in the middle of the roadway. The Jeep sustained heavy damage. Hernandez was transported to Swedish American Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries by Stillman Valley EMS and Fire. The accident remains under investigation.

On Feb. 14 at approximately 10:32 a.m. Juan G. Gutierrez, 29, of Rochelle turned himself in for an outstanding Ogle County traffic warrant. Gutierrez received a recognizance bond and was released with a return court date of March 11.

All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty.