COUNTY

On Nov. 1 Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested Michael T. Wazal, 46, Las Vegas, Nevada. According to police reports, Wazal was charged with domestic battery. He was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where he posted bond and was released.

On Nov. 1 Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested Kurtis J. Simpson, 34, Hoopeston. According to police reports, Simpson was wanted on an outstanding Iroquois County warrant charging him with theft and forgery. He was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where he remains in lieu bond.

On Nov. 1 James R. Nelson, 34, Onarga, turned himself into the Iroquois County Jail to begin a 60-day sentence for aggravated battery.

On Nov 1 Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested James F. Bloomfield, 42, Milford. According to police reports, Bloomfield was wanted on two outstanding Vermillion County warrants. He was transported to the Iroquois County Jail to await extradition back to Vermillion County.

On Nov. 1 Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested Najee T. Benjamin, 32, Waukegan. According to police reports, Benjamin was wanted on an outstanding Iroquois County warrant charging him with possession of a stolen motor vehicle. He was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where he remains in lieu of bond.

On Nov. 1 Milford Police arrested Justin A. Sellars, 25, Milford. According to police reports, Sellars was charged with manufacture and delivery of cannabis, possession of cannabis, and was also found to be wanted on an outstanding Iroquois County warrant charging him with theft.

On Nov. 2 Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested Joshua Morales, 26, Manteno. According to police reports, Morales was wanted on an outstanding Iroquois County warrant charging him with failure to appear for possession of methamphetamine. He was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where he remains in lieu of bond.

CITY

WATSEKA

Watseka Police conducted a traffic stop in the 400 block of N. Fourth at 8 a.m. on Nov. 4.

Watseka Police assisted DCFS in the 600 block of S. Third at 10:36 a.m. on Nov. 4.

Watseka Police responded to a report of battery in the 1100 block of E. Walnut at 12:23 p.m. on Nov. 4.

Watseka Police responded to a civil disturbance in the 800 block of E. Walnut at 1:03 p.m. on Nov. 4.

Watseka Police responded to a theft in the 200 block of W. Hickory at 3:03 p.m. on Nov. 4.

Watseka Police responded to a juvenile problem in the 200 block of N. Fifth at 3:47 p.m. on Nov. 4.

Watseka Police responded to a juvenile problem in the 300 block of N. Fifth at 3:50 p.m. on Nov. 4.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a suspicious person in the 100 block of N. Hubbard Ct. at 4:03 p.m. on Nov. 4.

Watseka Police responded to a fight call in the 400 block of E. Walnut at 4:18 p.m. on Nov. 4.

Watseka Police responded to violation of order of protection in the 500 block of E. Oak at 5:17 p.m. on Nov. 4.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 100 block of S. Loveridge Lane at 6:05 p.m. on Nov. 4.

Watseka Police investigated a two-vehicle accident in the 500 block of W. Walnut at 9:07 p.m. on Nov. 4. According to police reports, a vehicle driven by Dalton M. Morgan, 20, Watseka, was backing from a parking spot when he struck a parked vehicle belonging to Brian R. Brucato, 45, Momence. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued. Damage was estimated at over $1,500.

Watseka Police responded to a report of an intoxicated subject in the 400 block of W. Walnut at 10:04 p.m. on Nov. 4.

Watseka Police conducted a traffic stop in the 1200 block of E. Walnut at 11:27 p.m. on Nov. 4. The driver was given a warning for speeding.

Watseka Police responded to a report of burglary to motor vehicle in the 500 block of E. Hickory at 8:39 a.m. on Nov. 5.

Watseka Police responded to an animal complaint in the 300 block of E. Mulberry at 10:07 a.m. on Nov. 5.

Watseka Police responded to an animal complaint in the 300 block of E. Mulberry at 11:10 a.m. on Nov. 5.

Watseka Police assisted the Iroquois County Sheriff’s Department in serving an order of protection in the 100 block of W. Walnut at 1:14 p.m. on Nov. 5.

Watseka Police cited Kenneth E. Farrar, 33, Beaverville, in the 500 block of N. Fourth at 3:05 p.m. on Nov. 6. Farrar was cited for passing a school bus loading or unloading and operation of an uninsured motor vehicle. Farrar posted bond and was released.

Watseka Police responded to a report of illegal burning in the 500 block of W. Washington at 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 5.

Watseka Police responded to a report of illegal burning in the 400 block of N. Eighth at 4:44 p.m. on Nov. 5.

Watseka Police responded to a domestic i the 300 block of N. Fifth at 5:27 p.m. on Nov. 5.

Watseka Police responded to a report of an unwanted person in the 200 block of Hubbard Ct. at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 5.

Watseka Police responded to a civil disturbance in the 500 block of E. Ash at 7:40 p.m. on Nov. 5.

Watseka Police responded to a report of an unwanted person in the 200 block of E. Fairman at 8:49 p.m. on Nov. 5.

Watseka Police responded to a domestic in the 500 block of N. Fourth at 12:47 a.m. on Nov. 6

CITY

WATSEKA

Watseka Police investigated a two-vehicle accident in the 100 block of W. Adams at 11 p.m. on Nov. 2. According to police reports, a vehicle driven by a 17 year old from Donovan reportedly backed into a parked vehicle belonging to Rachael Kochel, 20, Watseka, before leaving the scene. Police then finished up the investigation on Nov. 6 and the 17 year old was cited for operation of an uninsured motor vehicle and failure to report the accident to police authorities. Damage was estimated at over $1,500.

Watseka Police responded to an activated alarm in the 1400 block of E. Walnut at 7:28 a.m. on Nov. 6.

Watseka Police conducted a traffic stop in the 400 block of W. Walnut at 8:24 a.m. on Nov. 6. The driver was given a warning for speed.

Watseka Police investigated a two-vehicle accident in the 400 block of N. Third at 2:12 p.m. on Nov. 6. According to police reports, a vehicle driven by Sharon L. Lambert, 53, Watseka, stopped at a stop sign and then proceeded into traffic striking a vehicle driven by Ronald L. Bogenschneider, 80, Watseka. No citations were issued and no injuries were reported. Damage was estimated at over $1,500.

Watseka Police responded to a report of an unwanted person in the 300 block of N. Eighth at 2:25 p.m. on Nov. 6.

Watseka Police responded to a disturbance in the 400 block of E. Oak at 3:20 p.m. on Nov. 6.

Watseka Police conducted a traffic stop in the 400 block of S. Second at 5:13 p.m. on Nov. 6. The driver was given a warning for failure to signal.

Watseka Police conducted a traffic stop in the 1000 block of E. Walnut at 7:06 p.m. on Nov. 6. The driver was given a warning for improper lighting.

Watseka Police responded to an animal complaint in the 300 block of N. Fourth at 7:45 p.m. on Nov. 6.

Watseka Police responded to a report of an unwanted person in the 300 block of W. Mulberry at 11:39 p.m. on Nov. 6.

Watseka Police responded to a domestic in the 500 block of S. Second at 7:01 a.m. on Nov. 7.

Watseka Police responded to a report of an unwanted person in the 500 block of S. Second at 7:27 a.m. on Nov. 7.

Watseka Police responded to a domestic in the 500 block of S. Second at 8:17 a.m. on Nov. 6.

Watseka Police arrested two subjects in the 800 block of E. Elm at 2:08 p.m. on Nov. 7 for drug charges. Christina E. Kurnat, 24, Watseka, and Tyler J. Bruens, 24, Watseka, were charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of hypodermic needles. Both Kurnat and Bruens were transported to the Iroquois County Jail.

Watseka Police cited Victoria S. Elsass, 45, Sheldon, in the 500 block of N. Third at 3:05 p.m. on Nov. 7. Elsass was cited for passing a school bus loading/unloading. Elsass posted bond and was released.

Watseka Police conducted a traffic stop in the 100 block of N. Veteran’s Parkway at 5:02 p.m. on Nov. 7. The driver was warned about improper lighting.