Driving While Under the Influence

On 09/02/16 at approximately 2313 hours, Deputies responded to a single vehicle accident in the 5000 block of South Church Rd. After further investigation it was learned the driver of the vehicle, Kelly L. Helfrich age 24 of Rochelle. Helfrich ran off the roadway striking the ditch and a telephone pole. She was transported to the Rochelle EMS for non life threatening injuries. Helfrich was charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Improper Lane Usage, and Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident. Helfrich was released on an I-Bond and left in the care of Rochelle Community Hospital.