Theft of Motor Vehicle Arrest

On the afternoon of 8/27/17, Ogle County Deputies responded to the Leaf River area for the report of a stolen vehicle. On the afternoon of 8/28/17 the stolen vehicle was recovered by the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office in Machesney Park, Illinois, ¬†and the driver of the vehicle was taken into custody. On 8/29/17 Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Blake R. Bakkala, age 18 of Machesney Park for Theft Over $500, a class 3 Felony. Bakkala was transported to the Ogle County Jail and held without bond pending a court appearance on 8/30/17.