Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: May 20-22, 2024


OREGON — On May 20 at approximately 4:29 p.m. deputies responded to a disabled vehicle at Illinois Route 64 and Chana Road. After a brief investigation, deputies arrested Destini Evans, 25, of Chicago, for driving while license suspended. Evans was released on a notice to appear and shall appear in court at a later date.

On May 21 at approximately 10:52 p.m. deputies responded to the 5,700 block of North Freeport Road in response to a single-vehicle crash. Upon investigation, it was learned that a Silver Ford F150, driven by Curtis F Wade, 67, of Sterling, struck a tree that had fallen in the roadway. The Ford then lost control and entered the west ditch, where it came to rest on its passenger side. Wade was transported to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Deputies were assisted at the scene by Forreston Fire and EMS.

On May 22 at approximately 8:41 p.m. deputies responded to a single-vehicle rollover crash in the 7,000 block of West Henry Road.  An initial investigation into the crash revealed a westbound vehicle lost control on the gravel roadway and entered the south ditch, where it overturned.  The driver of the vehicle, a 17-year-old female juvenile of rural Dixon, was pronounced deceased at the scene.  A juvenile passenger in the vehicle was transported to KSB Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Deputies were assisted at the scene by Polo Fire/EMS and Mt Morris Fire. The accident remains under investigation.

On May 22 at approximately 6:21 p.m. deputies were dispatched to a single-vehicle rollover crash with injuries in the 10,000 block of North Illinois Route 2. It was determined that a tan 2014 Chevrolet driven by Dawn Campbell, 52, of Machesney Park, was northbound on Illinois Route 2 when the driver struck a guardrail on the eastbound side of the roadway, causing the vehicle to overturn. Campbell was treated on the scene by Byron Fire/EMS for minor injuries. Deputies were assisted by the Byron Police Department and Byron Fire/EMS.

All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty.