Jan. 6-9, 2021

CITY

WATSEKA

Watseka Police investigated a suspicious vehicle in the 400 block of W. Walnut at 12:38 a.m. on Jan. 7.

Watseka Police conducted a traffic stop at Second and Ash St. at 5:54 a.m. on Jan. 7. A verbal warning for having no taillights was given.

Watseka Police responded to a report of fraud in the 200 block of N. Monroe at 11:23 a.m. on Jan. 7.

Watseka Police responded to a report of telephone harassment in the 500 block of W. Walnut St. at 6:41 p.m. on Jan. 7.

Watseka Police responded to a report an activated alarm in the 1400 block of E. Walnut St. at 12:30 a.m. on Jan. 8.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a male subject harassing a fellow employee in the 1700 block of E. Walnut St. on Jan. 8. The males was told to leave and was trespassed from the location.

Watseka Police responded to a report on illegal burning in the 800 block of N. Virginia at 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 8.

Watseka Police responded to a report of an elderly man walking around, trying to make it to his place of residence near N. Katy St. and W. Hickory St. at 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 8. Officers found the man, unharmed, and he refused medical treatment.

Watseka Police responded to a report of vandalism to a vehicle in the 200 block of E. Ash St. at 11:25 a.m. on Jan. 8. The incident is pending investigation.

Watseka Police responded to a report of unemployment fraud at 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 8.

Watseka Police responded to a report of possible child abuse after officers received a complaint in the 500 block of E. Oak St. at 4:45 p.m.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a child custody dispute at 6 p.m. on Jan. 8.

Watseka Police conducted a traffic stop on Rt. 1 N. near North Bridge at 11:22 p.m. on Jan. 8. A verbal warning was issued for an expired driver’s license.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a suicidal subject at a residence in the 500 block of N. Second St. at 12:18 p.m. on Jan. 9.

Watseka Police responded to a call in the 500 block of N. Second St. The caller stated they took too many medications to stop the Corona Virus and now needed an ambulance.

Watseka Police conducted a traffic stop near the west bridge on Rt. 24 at 5:20 p.m. on Jan. 9. A verbal warning for lighting was issued.

Watseka Police responded to a report of an intoxicated resident in the 900 block of W. North St. at 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 9.

Watseka Police responded to the 500 block of E. Walnut at 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 10. The caller stated they were awoken by someone trying to kick in their door. No description was given and no suspects were found.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 400 block of S. Sixth St. at 11:40 a.m. on Jan. 10. The caller stated her boyfriend was acting irate and not allowing her to leave the residence.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a subject possibly under the influence of drugs in the 500 block of N. Fourth St. at 3:20 p.m. on Jan. 10. The caller stated that the resident seemed to be under the influence and was threatening her when she went to pick up her children.

Watseka Police responded to a 9-1-1 hang up in the 200 block of E. Fairman Ave. at 4:48 p.m. on Jan. 10.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a stolen cellphone in the 200 block of E. Fairman at 5 p.m. on Jan. 10. Officers were then able to track the phone to a restaurant in the 200 block of W. Walnut St. The officers confronted the individual who took the phone. Officers then recovered the item and returned it to the owner. The owner did not wish to press charges.

Watseka Police responded to a report a noise complaint in the 800 block of W. Lafayette St. at 5:45 p.m. on Jan. 10. When officers arrived, the occupants turned off the music and shut the lights off at the apartment.

Watseka Police conducted a traffic stop near N. Second St. and W. Oak at 8:10 p.m. on Jan. 10.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a homeless person sleeping on some furniture in the 200 block of N. Jefferson St. at 8:59 p.m. on Jan. 10. The person was told to leave the property.

MILFORD

Milford Police arrested Denise D. Stevens, 41, Hoopeston on Jan. 7. According to police reports, Stevens was charged with possession of methamphetamines under five grams. Stevens was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where she posted the required bond.

Milford Police arrested Heather N. Scott, 20, Milford on Jan. 7. According to police reports, Scott was wanted on an outstanding iroquois County warrant for failure to appear on a possession of methamphetamines under five grams charge. Scott was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where she posted the required bond.

COUNTY

Arrests:

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested Lane S. Welsh, 37, Sheldon on Jan. 1. According to police reports, Welsh was charged with domestic battery and child endangerment. Welsh was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where he posted the required bond.

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested Kyle E. Warner, 29, Crescent City on Jan. 6. According to police reports, Warner was charged with driving while license suspended. Warner was also wanted on two active Iroquois County warrants, one for contempt of court and another for failure to appear on a driving while license suspended charge. Warner was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where he posed the required bond.

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested Heather N. Sutherlin, 41, Westville on Jan. 6. According to police reports, Sutherlin was wanted on an active Iroquois County warrant for failure to appear on a driving while license revoked charge. Sutherlin was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where she remains in custody.

Accidents:

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police investigated a single vehicle accident on Co. Rd. 2800 E. at Co. Rd. 000 N. intersection on Jan. 9. According to police reports, a vehicle driven by Kelsey A. Vines, 24, Hoopeston, was traveling south on 2800 E. when approaching the curve at 000 N. Vines then lost control on gravel and failed to negotiate the curve, entering the 2800 E. ditch, striking the embankment and then entering the 000 N. ditch and striking that embankment. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued.

Jan. 12, 2021

CITY

WATSEKA

Watseka Police investigated a traffic complaint in the 100 block of W. Mulberry St. at 7:59 a.m.

Watseka Police assisted an oversized vehicle at Jefferson and Walnut at 9:41 a.m.

Watseka responded to a theft call in he 500 block of E. Locust at 10:15 a.m.

Watseka Police responded to a business in the 200 block of E. Oak St. in reference to fraudulent checks at 10:31 a.m.

Watseka Police conducted a traffic stop in the area of North and Jefferson at 4:20 p.m.

Watseka Police assisted a stranded motorist in the area of Eighth St. and Walnut at 5:58 p.m.

Jan. 13, 2021

CITY

WATSEKA

Watseka Police responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 400 block of W. Walnut at 6:40 a.m. on Jan. 13.

Watseka Police responded to a report of fraud in the 800 block of N. Virginia at 9:26 a.m. on Jan. 13.

Watseka Police responded to a report of fraud in the 200 block of S. Yount Ave. at 11:57 a.m. on Jan. 13.

Watseka Police assisted Riverside EMS in the 100 block of E. Washington at 12:50 p.m. on Jan. 13.

Watseka Police responded to a 9-1-1 hang up in the 300 block of E. Walnut at 1:01 p.m. on Jan. 13.

Watseka Police responded to an unwanted subject in the 700 block of E. Raymond Rd. At 4:24 p.m. on Jan. 13.

Watseka Police responded to a report of a domestic dispute in the area of Fifth St. and Western at 9:54 p.m.

Jan. 14, 2021

CITY

WATSEKA

Watseka Police responded to a 9-1-1 hang-up call in the 1400 block of E. Walnut at 10:43 a.m. on Jan. 14.

Watseka Police responded to a report of an unwanted person in the 100 block of E. Ash St. at 12:01 p.m. on Jan. 14.

Watseka Police responded to a report of fraud in the 800 block of Hanson Dr. At 1:11 p.m. on Jan. 14.

Watseka Police responded to a disturbance in the 100 block of E. Oak St. at 2:13 p.m. on Jan. 14.

Watseka Police responded to a child custody matter in the 200 block of N. Fourth St. at 4:43 p.m. on Jan. 14.

Watseka Police assisted Riverside EMS in the 700 block of E. Raymond Rd. At 5:33 p.m. on Jan. 14.

Watseka Police responded to a suspicious person in the 300 block of E. Walnut St. at 5:48 p.m. on Jan. 14.

COUNTY

Arrests:

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested Alisha D. Manzke, 29, Loda on Jan. 11. According to police reports, Manzke was wanted on an outstanding Iroquois County warrant charging her with domestic battery. Manzke was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where she posted the required bond and was released.

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested Joshua R. Morales, 28, Manteno on Jan. 12. According to police reports, Morales was charged with aggravated fleeing and eluding, aggravated assault, was wanted on an outstanding Iroquois County warrant charging him with possession of methamphetamine, driving while revoked, operating an uninsured vehicle and improper use of a communication device. Morales was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where he remains in lieu of bond.

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested Anthony L. Fisk, 40, Ashkum on Jan. 12. According to police reports, Fisk was wanted on an outstanding Iroquois County warrant charging him with driving while license suspended. Fisk was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where he posted the required bond and was released.

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested John M. Stevens, 48, Bourbonnais on Jan. 12. According to police reports, Stevens was wanted on an outstanding Iroquois County warrant charging him with theft and unlawful exploitation of an elderly person. Stevens was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where he remains in lieu of bond.

Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested Christopher R. Hollis, 33, Milford on Jan. 14. According to police reports, Hollis was wanted on an outstanding Iroquois County warrant charging him with possession of methamphetamine. Hollis was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where he remains in lieu of bond.

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