On Monday, September 19th at 0603 hours the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office and Rochelle Fire Department responded to Skare Road approximately 1/4 mile south of Cottonwood Road(rural Rochelle) for a Single Vehicle Accident. The investigation revealed a 2012 Chevrolet 3500HD had been traveling northbound on Skare Road when it swerved to miss a deer. The vehicle lost control, traveled through both lanes of traffic, rolled over coming to a rest in the west ditch. The driver, Cole N. Thomas age 33 of Rochelle was extricated from the vehicle by Rochelle Fire and was flown by helicopter to St. Anthony for his injuries. A front passenger, Luis Garcia age 30 of Rochelle, refused treatment at the scene. No citations were issued.
On 9/25/2016 at approximately 2320 hours Deputies were dispatched to 2750 N. Indian Heights Drive in in reference to a domestic disturbance. After investigation, Deputies located Jeremy Messenger, age 36 of Oregon and placed him under arrest for Domestic Battery and Disorderly Conduct. Messenger was transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond.
On 09-25-16 at approximately 12:44 am, an Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputy performed a traffic stop in the 5,000 block of W Pines Road. After investigation Deputies placed Kelsey Milliman, age 19 of Oregon under arrest for Zero Tolerance and Unlawful Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor. Ms Milliman was also issued citations for Improper Lane Usage and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Ms Milliman was transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond.
On 09-25-16 at 12:17 am Deputies responded to Illinois Route 251 and Holcomb Road for a vehicle in the ditch. After a short investigation Deputies arrested Stephen J Krauser, age 59 of Belvidere for Driving Under the Influence. Krauser was transported to the OCCC and will appear in court at a later date.
On 09-24-16 at approximately 1:10 am, Deputies responded to the 6,000 block of W Il Rte 72 in reference to a vehicle in the ditch. After investigation, Deputies placed Duane Pinkston, age 35 of Leaf River under arrest for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Pinkston was also issued citations for Improper Lane Usage and Operating an Uninsured Vehicle. Pinkston was transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond.
On 09-23-16 Shannon D Helton, age 30 of Elgin was arrested for an outstanding Petition to Revoke Warrant. Helton did not post the $1,500 10% bond and remains in the Ogle County Jail. Helton will appear in court on 09-26-16 at 1:00 pm.
On Sept 22nd 2016, at approximately 3:40 pm, Deputies responded to a two vehicle accident in the 19,000 block of E Rt 38. After an investigation, it was determined that the rear vehicle, driven by Ariana Esterday, age 20, of Rochelle, had rear ended the second vehicle, driven by Philip Nagorny, age 23, of Cary. Esterday was transported to Rochelle Hospital by Rochelle Fire/Ambulance for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
On 09/22/16 at approximately 0853 hours, Deputies stopped a brown Chrysler Town and Country in the 5000 block of South Freeport Road for a Moving Violation. After further investigation the driver of the vehicle Antwon M. Woodson, age 23 of Polo, was arrested for Driving While License Suspended. Woodson was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was held in lieu of bond.
On 09/22/16 at approximately 1753 hours, Deputies initiated a traffic stop in the 5000 block of South Illinois Route 2. After further investigation Richard Lonkert, age 48 of Grand Detour was placed under arrest for Driving While License Revoked. Lonkert was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was held in lieu of bond.
On 09/22/16 the following individuals were arrested on Outstanding Ogle County warrants:
- Steven Williams, age 25 of Morrison, for Driving While License Suspended. Williams did not post $7,500 (10%) for bond and will appear in court on 09/23/16 at 1 pm.
- Angela Wickland, age 30 of Oregon, for Expired Registration. Wickland did post $2,000 (10%) for bond and will appear in court on 10/14/16 at 1 pm.
- Christopher Whittington, age 27 of Toledo, OH, for Failure to Appear. Whittington didn’t post $744 full cash for bond and will appear in court on 09/29/16 at 9 am.
- Lisa Kopplin, age 47 of Rochelle, for Obstructing. Kopplin did post $10,000 (10%) for bond and will appear in court on 10/07/16 at 9 am.
- Carl Geier, age 46 of Sabula, for Driving While License Suspended. Geier did not post $10,000 (10%) for bond and will appear in court on 09/23/16 at 1 pm.