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Galesburg woman wanted for vehicle theft after taking van, leaving it in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Galesburg Police on Thursday, June 23rd, responded to a reported vehicle theft in the 100 block of South West Street. The alleged theft occurred on Monday, June 20th. Officers met with a 32-year-old female victim who said she was at an apartment with a female friend on the 20th and the female friend wanted a ride from the victim. The victim declined to give her friend a ride, and when the victim returned from using the restroom her friend and her car keys were gone. The victim told police she waited three days to file the report because she was in constant contact via Facebook messenger with her friend – identified as 22-year-old Delaney Sorenson of Galesburg. When Sorenson eventually blocked the victim, she called police. According to police reports, Sorenson eventually told her mother that she left the stolen vehicle at a Walmart parking lot in West Des Moines, Iowa. Sorenson messaged that she left the van in Iowa because she “wasn’t going to jail for a stolen car.” The 2004 Honda Odyssey was listed as stolen and Delaney Sorenson was added to the Galesburg Police pending arrest list facing charges of Vehicle Theft.
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River Bend Food Bank adds distribution center in Galesburg

GALESBURG, Ill. — After months of hard labor, construction is almost complete on River Bend Food Bank's new branch in Galesburg. "We actually started talking about this project, way back in 2017. There was a work that was being done in the community to identify needs of social determinants of health. And one of the things that that group came together to talk about was the need for food. So food, pantries would have faster, more access to food," CEO of Galesburg Community Foundation, Joshua Gibb said.
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Celebrating the Fourth of July: 5 things to do near Peoria this holiday weekend

Independence Day weekend is full of activities. Here are five events you might want to check out in the Peoria area. Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service, along with First Baptist Church of Peoria and Connect Church of Washington, is hosting a Concert for the City on Saturday, July 2, at Dozer Park in Peoria. Gates open at 6 p.m. and performances by Jordan Feliz, a top-selling Christian pop artist, and Victor Solomon, Peoria's very own finalist on "The Voice," begin at 6:30 p.m. The night will be capped off with a fireworks show. Concessions will be open throughout the concert.
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Galesburg man charged with DUI after striking another vehicle.

Galesburg Police on Saturday, June 25th, responded to the intersection of West Main and Linwood Road for a reported hit-and-run accident. A female driver and her male passenger told police that while northbound on Linwood Road, a black sedan took a wide turn onto Linwood and struck the back driver-side of the vehicle. The female caught up with the sedan near Fremont Street and the male driver admitted to the man and woman that he had been drinking. Police made contact with a cooperative 56-year-old Terry Poole of Galesburg who said he had been drinking at home and at the bar and agreed to conduct a field sobriety test. Poole indicated signs of impairment and he was placed under arrest. At the Public Safety Building, he provided a breath sample which indicated his BAC as .215. Poole was charged with Aggravated DUI – No Insurance, DUI A1, DUI A2, Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle, and Improper Lane Usage.
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