Nov. 14-15, 2020

CITY

WATSEKA

Watseka Police conducted a traffic stop at Fifth and Walnut at 7:31 a.m. A verbal warning was given for no front plate.

Watseka Police conducted a welfare check in the 500 block of N. Fourth St. at 8:33 p.m.

Watseka Police conducted a traffic stop at Second and Mulberry St. at 8:42 p.m. A verbal warning for speed was given.

Watseka Police assisted stranded motorists in the 300 block of W. Walnut at 12:24 a.m.

Watseka Police conducted a traffic crop at Second and Mulberry at 1:15 a.m. A verbal warning for defective lighting was given.

Watseka Police responded to a vehicle complaint in the 900 block of S. Fourth St. at 1:26 a.m.

Watseka Police responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 500 block of E. Walnut at 1:57 p.m.

Watseka Police responded to a 9-1-1 hang up in the 300 block of E. Walnut at 4:45 p.m.

Watseka Police responded to a domestic dispute in the 100 block of N. Sixth St. at 5:46 p.m.

Watseka Police conducted a welfare check in the 400 block of W. Walnut at 8:10 p.m.

Arrests:

Watseka Police arrested Brianna Jones, 24, Watseka at 12:29 a.m. on Nov. 19 at Fifth and Oak St. Jones was arrested for possession of a controlled substance after police located suspected methamphetamine in her vehicle during a vehicle search. She was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where she later posted bond and was released.

Watseka Police arrested Heather Osborne, 35, Watseka at 8:38 p.m. on Nov. 15. She was arrested during a traffic stop in the area of Fifth and Hamilton and was found to be wanted on an Iroquois County warrant charging her with failure to appear on a theft charge. After being placed into custody, Osborne was found to be in possession of suspected methamphetamine and a glass pipe. Police charged her with possession of less than five grams of methamphetamine and possession of drug equipment. She was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where she is being held.

Accidents:

Watseka Police responded to a traffic accident in the 500 block of W. Walnut St. at 12:18 p.m. According to reports, a 2006 Honda operated by Andrew Sparks, Watseka, entered a parking lot and struck metal that was sticking out of the bed of a parked 2009 Chevy truck owned by Dennis Walder of Cissna Park. Damage was estimated at $1500. No citations or injuries were reported.

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Accidents: Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police investigated a car vs deer accident Nov. 6 on County Road 3000 East near 1000 North. According to police reports, Nicholas L. Broz, 33, Milford, was traveling north on 3000 East when a deer entered the roadway. Broz was unable to avoid the deer, striking it and causing more than $1,500 in damage. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued.

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police investigated a car vs deer accident on County Road 950 North near 2440 East Nov. 6. According to police reports, Brenden L. Trumann, 18, Cissna Park, was traveling east on 950 North when a deer entered the roadway. Trumann was unable to avoid the deer, striking ti and causing more than $1,500 in damage. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued.

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police investigated a car vs deer accident on County Road 700 East near 2800 North Nov. 7. According to police reports, Kathleen M. Whelan, 50, Urbana, was traveling south on 700 East when a deer entered the roadway. Whelan was unable to avoid the deer, striking it and causing more than $1,500 in damage. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued.

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police investigated a car vs deer accident on County Road 2000 North near 2230 East on Nov. 12. According to police reports, Dane R. Ward, 35, Watseka, was traveling west on 2000 North when a deer entered the roadway. Ward was unable to avoid the deer, striking it and causing more than $1,500 in damage. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued.

Nov. 16-18, 2020

CITY

WATSEKA

Watseka Police responded to an activated alarm at a business in the 1700 block of E. Walnut at 2:22 p.m. on Nov. 16.

Watseka Police responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 400 block of S. Fifth St. at 3:17 p.m. Nov. 16.

Watseka Police conducted a welfare check in the 500 block of Clarence Ave. at 5:23 p.m. Nov. 16.

Watseka Police located a suspicious vehicle in the 200 block of Brianna Dr. at 5:55 p.m. Nov. 16.

Watseka Police located a suspicious vehicle in the 200 block of Brianna Dr. at 6:44 p.m. Nov. 16.

Watseka Police responded to a child custody dispute in the 800 block of W. Washington at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16.

Watseka Police responded to a juvenile problem in the 800 block of W. Newell at 8:33 p.m. Nov. 16.

Watseka Police responded to an activated alarm in the 1700 block of E. Walnut at 10:45 a.m. on Nov. 17.

Watseka Police responded to an activated burglar alarm at a business in the 100 block of E. Cherry St. at 10:48 a.m. on Nov. 17.

Watseka Police responded to a 9-1-1 misdial at a business in the 1400 block of E. Walnut at 11:11 a.m. on Nov. 17.

Watseka Police responded to a call of a suspicious person in the 200 block of E. Hickory St. at 8:26 p.m. on Nov. 17.

Watseka Police responded to a missing person in the 200 block of E. Fairman at 9:52 p.m. on Nov. 17.

Watseka Police responded to a fight in progress in the 400 block of N. Second St. at 12:22 a.m. on Nov. 18.

Watseka Police responded to a civil problem in the 400 block of E. Walnut at 11:40 a.m. on Nov. 18.

Watseka Police responded to a cividl dispute in the 200 block of N. Chicago at 2:04 p.m. on Nov. 18.

Watseka Police responded to a complaint of loud music in the 500 block of E. Ash at 2:48 p.m. on Nov. 18.

Watseka Police responded to a possible fraud on Cedar Ct. at 4:50 p.m. on Nov. 18.

Arrests:

Watseka Police arrested a 14 year old juvenile taken into custody for an outstanding Iroquois County Juvenile warrant charging them with battery. The juvenile was arrested after police responded to a domestic dispute in the 100 block of W. Park at 5:51 p.m. The juvenile was transported to the County Jail where they were turned over to the juvenile probation department.

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Accidents:

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police investigated a car vs. deer accident on Co. Rd. 2150 N. near 2625 E. on November 16. According to police reports, a vehicle driven by Ronald B. Williams, 38, Donovan, was traveling west on 2150 N. when a deer entered the roadway. Williams was unable to avoid the deer and struck it causing over $1500 in damage. No injuries were reported, and no citations were issued.

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police investigated a car vs. deer accident on Co. Rd. 2200 N. near 1150 E. on November 17. According to police reports, a vehicle driven by Haley M. Schneider, 28, Danforth was traveling east on 2200 N. when a deer entered the roadway. Schneider was unable to avoid the deer and struck it causing over $1500 in damage. No inures were reported and no citations were issued.

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police investigated a car vs deer accident Nov. 18 on County Road 2900 North near 1800 East. According to police reports, a vehicle driven by Paul A. Carpenter, 51, Watseka, was traveling east on 2900 North when a deer entered the roadway. Carpenter was unable to avoid the deer and struck it, causing more than $1,500 in damage. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued.

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police with assistance of U.S. Marshals, arrested Samuel J. Hines, 23, Chebanse, Nov. 18. According to police reports, Hines was wanted on two outstanding Kankakee County warrants charging him with possession of methamphetamine and reckless driving. he was taken to the Iroquois County Jail and later turned over to Kankakee County.

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested Timothy R. Anderson, 32, Watseka, Nov. 18. According to police reports, a traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle for driving more than 100 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone. Anderson was found to be the driver. He was charged with driving more than 34 mph over the posted speed limit and driving with a suspended driver’s license. Anderson was also wanted on a Livingston County warrant charging him with failure to appear on a no registration charge and a Kankakee County warrant charging him with failure to appear on a DUI charge. Anderson was taken to the Iroquois County Jail and posted the required bond.

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