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Driving Under the Influence

On 10/01/17 at about 1656 hours Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies, along with Stillman Valley Fire Department, responded to a two vehicle accident with injuries on Kishwaukee Road just North of Illinois Route 72. Upon completing an investigation into the accident it was determined that a 2001 Pontiac, driven by Blake Young, age 28 of Oregon, was Northbound on Kishwaukee Road when he entered into the Southbound lane of traffic. Young struck a Southbound 2017 Toyota, driven by Randy L. Criddle, age 68 of Byron. Both Young and Criddle refused medical treatment. The vehicle sustained extensive damage and were towed from the scene. Young was charged with Driving Under the Influence/ Drugs and transported to the Ogle County Jail. He was also cited for Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident, Improper Lane Usage, and No Insurance. Young was held in lieu of bond.