COUNTY

Arrests

On April 28 Anna R. Munoz, no age or town given, turned herself in at the Iroquois County Jail Munoz was wanted on an Iroquois County warrant for failure to appear on a domestic battery charge. Munoz posted the required bond and was released.

On April 29 Randy D. Sheppard, 58, Watseka, turned himself in at the Iroquois County Jail to serve a sentence for domestic battery.

On April 28 Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested James A. Meyer, 48, of Gilman. According to police reports, Meyer was wanted on an Iroquois County arrant for dilation of an order of protection. Meyer was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where he posted the required bond.

On April 29 Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested Jenny L. Loree, 24, of Cissna Park. According to police reports, Loree was wanted on an Iroquois County warrant for failure to appear on a possession of methamphetamine charge. Loree was transported to the Iroquois County Jail in lieu of bond.

Accidents

On April 28 Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police investigated a two-vehicle accident on State Route 29 and Prairie Lane in Cissna Park. According to police reports, a vehicle driven by John P. Faber, 50, of Cissna Park, as westbound on Route 29. Another vehicle being driven by Wayne E. Brown, 61, of Watseka, was also westbound on Route 49. Brown was slowing down to turn left onto Prairie Lane when Faber rear-ended Brown’s vehicle. There was more than $1,500 in damage to each vehicle. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued.

On April 30 Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police investigated a two-vehicle accident in the 700 block of West Seminary in Onarga. According to police reports, a vehicle driven by Ernesto A. Espinoza, 24, of Thawville, was traveling west on West Seminary when he veered into the eastbound lane of traffic. Espinoza then struck an eastbound vehicle driven by Nicholas Munoz, 29, of Onarga. The two passengers in Munoz’s vehicle were transported to Riverside Medical center for non-life-threatening injuries sustained during the accident. Espinoza was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital also with non-life-threatening injuries. Espinoza showed signs of alcohol impairment and was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol as well as driving on the wrong side of the roadway. Sheriff’’s police were assisted on scene by members of Onarga Fire, Crescent EMS, and Riverside EMs.

CITY

Watseka

April 29

Police were called to West Newell and North Monroe for a suspicious person at 1:55 a.m.

Police were called to the 600 block of North Clarence Avenue to asset Riverside EMS at 2:24 a.m.

Police were called to the 500 block of South Third for a domestic disturbance at 9:06 a.m.

Police were called to North Sixth and East Elm with a disable vehicle at 11 a.m.

Police were called to the 1100 block of East Walnut for a suspicious person at 1:39 p.m.

Police were called to the 300 block of West Mulberry for a juvenile problem at 2:06 p.m.

Police were called to the 400 block of East Oak about a theft at 3:13 p.m.

Police conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle at West Park and South Yount Avenue at 8:16 p.m. The driver was given written warning for an equipment violation.

Police were called to the 500 block of South Third for a domestic disturbance at 9:39 p.m.

April 30

Police were called to the 400 block of East Cherry for an animal complaint at 11:36 p.m.

Police were called to the 1200 block of East Walnut for criminal damage to a vehicle at 11:23 a.m.

Police conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle at East Elm and North Eighth at 11:53 a.m. The driver was given a warning for expired registration.

Police were called to the 600 block of East Mulberry for an animal complaint at 4:20 p.m. Police were called to the 400 block of South Third for illegal burning at 4:41 p.m.

Police were called to the 200 block of East Hickory for a civil stand-by at 5:49 p.m.

May 2

Police assisted Riverside EMS on an ambulance call in the 400 block of East Oak at 2:33 a.m.

Police conducted a traffic stop in the 500 bock of East Walnut at 7:54 a.m. A verbal warning for failure to stop at stop sign was given.

Police assisted a disabled motorist in the 1100 block of East Walnut at 9:26 a.m.

Police responded to a call about trespassers in the 400 block of East Walnut at 11:42 a.m.

Police responded to a domestic dispute in the 500 block of North Third at 2:45 p.m.

Police responded to a 9-1-1 hangup in the 100 block of West Jackson at 3:30 p.m.

Police responded to a call about an intoxicated person in the 1700 block of East Walnut at 4:13 p.m.

May 3

Police arrested Kelly Wilson, 48, Watseka, April 30 in the 700 block of West Walnut at 7:50 p.m. after an officer recognized him and knew him to have outstanding warrants. He was placed into custody and transported to the county jail and charged with and Iroquois County warrant for filing to appear on a driving while suspended charge and a warrant for failing to appear on a domestic battery charge.

Police arrested Jennifer West, 43, Watseka, April 30 in the 200 block of North Second at 8:35 p.m. after an officer recognized her and knew her to have an outstanding Iroquois County warrant.

Police responded to a domestic dispute in teh 200 block of North Eleventh Street at 7:33 p.m. May 2. Arrested was Tracey Behrens, 46, Watseka. She was charged with domestic battery, resisting arrest and battery. She was taken to the Iroquois County Jail.

Police conducted a traffic stop on West Lafayette and Old County Highway 27 at 9:21 p.m. Arrested was Stephen Mowery, 29, Watseka. He was charged with possession of a controlled substance, unlawful use of a weapon, driving while license suspended, no insurance and operation of a vehicle with suspended registration.

Police responded to a call about a suspicious person in the 100 block of North Madison at 11:37 a.m.

Police responded to a call about a threat in the 200 block of West Hickory at 1:50 p.m.

Police responded to a traffic accident in the 1700 block of East Walnut at 2:10 p.m. According to police reports, a 2005 Toyota operated by Patrick Fox III, Cissna Park, was baking form a parking space when he struck a 2019 Dodge operated by Michele Schoolman, Onarga. Damage was estimated at more than $1,500. No citations or injuries were reported.

Police responded to an animal complaint in the 200 block of North Second Street at 3:30 p.m.

Police responded to a call about a trespasser in the 500 block of South Third Street at 3:48 p.m.

Police responded to a call about a suspicious person in the area of the west bridge at 4:15 p.m. Police conducted a traffic stop at West Hickory and Walnut at 5:34 p.m. A verbal warning for speeding was given.

Police responded to a call about harassment in the 800 block of North Chicago at 5:49 p.m. Police responded to a call about a disturbance in the 500 block of East Oak Street at 6:53 p.m.

Police located a suspicious person at Fifth and Oak at 7:02 p.m.

Police conducted a traffic stop at the east junction at 8:04 p.m. A verbal warning for no headlights when required was given.

Police conducted a traffic stop at Fifth and Cherry at 8:36 p.m. A verbal warning for expired registration was given.

TOWN

Milford

Arrests

On May 3 Milford Police arrested Michael S. Deaton, 57, of Milford. Deaton was a wanted on an Iroquois County warrant for failure to appear on a violation of an order of protection charge. Deaton was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where he posted the required bond.

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Arrests

On May 4 Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested William L. Greene, 22, of Chicago. According to police reports, Green was wanted on an Iroquois County warrant for failure to appear on a possession of a stolen vehicle charge. Greene was transported to the Iroquois County Jail in lieu of bond.

On May 4, Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested Cassandra Orellana, 26, of Fowler, Indiana. According to police reports, Orellana was wanted on an Iroquois County warrant for failure to appear on a driving while license suspended charge. Orellana was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where she posted the required bond.

On May 4 Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police arrested Rolando J. Salazar, 26, of Fowler, Indiana. According to police reports, Salazar was wanted on an Iroquois County warrant for failure to appear on a domestic battery charge.

Accidents

On May 4 Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police investigated a car versus deer accident on 1300 North at approximately 1250 East. According to police reports, a vehicle driven by Samantha O. Jensen, 23, of Onarga, was eastbound 1300 North Road. A deer entered the roadway and Jesen was unable to avoid it and struck it, causing more than $1,500 in damage. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued.

CITY

Watseka

May 4

Police assisted a disabled motorist in the 500 block of West Walnut at 7:45 a.m.

Police responded to a call about a trespasser in the 800 block of East Walnut at 10:52 a.m.

Police responded to a neighborhood problem in the 300 block of West Park Avenue at 11:10 a.m.

Police assisted DCFS in the 400 block of North Fifth Street at 1:31 p.m.

Police conducted a traffic stop in the area of Second and Locust at 3:56 p.m. A verbal warning for improper left turn was given.

Police conducted a traffic stop at Second and Walnut at 4:20 p.m. A verbal warning for improper passing was given.

Police responded to a theft in progress in the 1700 block of East Walnut at 5:33 p.m. Arrested was Tervern Lee, 19, Rockford, for retail theft over $300. He was also found to have an active warrant out of Rockford. for failure to appear on an unlawful possession of firearm charge. Arrested a long with Lee was Takesha Simmons, 39, Piper City, for retail theft over $300, and Aniya Brown, 19, Chicago, for retail theft over $300. She was cited also for no valid driver’s license. Brown and Simmons posted bond and were released. Lee was taken to the county jail.

May 5

Police responded to a civil dispute in the 100 block of North Madison at 2:30 a.m.

Police responded to a call about a suspicious person in the 300 block of West Victory at 8:19 a.m.

Police responded to a call about a domestic dispute in the 100 block of South Fourth Street at 8:57 a.m.

Police responded to an animal complaint in the area of Yount and Fleming at 10:52 a.m.

Police responded to a call about a neighborhood problem in the 600 block of North Jefferson at 12:53 p.m.

Police responded to a call about a domestic dispute in the 100 block of South Fourth Street at 8:23 p.m.

CITY

Watseka

May 6

Police were called to South Fifth and East Cherry for an animal complaint at 11:46 a.m.

Police were called to the 1700 block of East Walnut for a theft at 4:03 p.m.

Police were called to the 1200 block of West Smith Street for an animal complaint at 4:23 p.m.

Police were called to the 300 block of West Park for a suspicious person at 9:03 p.m.

May 7

Police were called to the 500 block of Martin Avenue to asset Watseka Fire at 12:24 a.m.

Police were called to the 1100 block of East Walnut about suspicious activity at 1:12 p.m.

Police were called to the 400 block of West Walnut for a two-vehicle traffic accidents at 1:23 p.m.

Police were called to the 100 block of East Elm for a juvenile problem at 3:27 p.m.

Police were called to the 500 block of East Walnut about a violation of an order of protection at 2:46 p.m.

Police conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle at North Sixth and East Hickory at 3:1 p.m. The driver was given a warning for expired registration.

Police were called to the 500 block of East Ash about a civil dispute at 7:53 p.m.

Police were in the 500 block of West Walnut for a business check at 11:31 p.m.

Police were in the 100 block of West Walnut for a business check at 11:40 p.m.

May 8

Police were called to the 200 block of East Fairman to asset Illinois State Police at 12:34 a.m.

Police were called to the 500 block of West Walnut for a suspicious vehicle at 3:27 a.m.

Police were called to the 200 block of North Second for an unsecured residence at 6:06 a.m.

Police were called to the 300 block of West Mulberry for a business alarm at 6:24 a.m.

Police were called to the 1200 block of West Smith for a welfare check at 9:41 a.m.

Police were called to the 800 block of Not Virginia for a welfare check at 10:18 a.m.

Police were called to the 400 block of West Mulberry for a call about disorderly conduct at 11:37 a.m. Arrested was Tyler D. Hamlin, 30, of Donovan. Hamlin was charged with disorderly conducted, k possession f methamphetamine, and possession of drug equipment. He was taken to the Iroquois County Jail without incident.

Police were called to the 200 block of West Oak to asset Riverside EMS at 4:11 p.m.

Police conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle at South Fifth and East Cherry at 4:35 p.m. The driver as given a warning for equipment.

Police were called to the 800 block of West Iroquois for a wanted person at 7:23 p.m. Arrested was Bobbi J. Blomlie, 36, of Watseka. Blomlie had an active Iroquois County warrant for aggravated DUI and two counts of driving while license revoked. Blomlie was taken tot he Iroquois County Jail without incident.

Police were called to the 500 block of East Walnut for a civil dispute at 8:25 p.m.

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