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Two Persons Sent to the Hospital Following Two Vehicle Crash

On Tuesday May 17 Ogle County Deputies along with the Lynn-Scott Rock Fire/Ems personnel responded to the intersection of Chicago Avenue and Maple Street in Davis Junction for a two vehicle accident with injuries. After investigation, it was determined that a Toyota Tacoma being driving by 66-year-old Robert Hoovler of...
DAVIS JUNCTION, IL
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Man killed in fiery Polo head-on crash

POLO, Ill. (WTVO) — One man was killed and another injured in a fiery crash in Polo early Thursday morning. According to the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office, a 2019 Chrysler Pacifica, driven by a 37-year-old man, crossed the center line in the 13000 block of W. Milledgeville Road around 6:43 a.m. The car crashed head-on […]
POLO, IL
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Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: May 17-19

OREGON — On May 17 at approximately 6:38 p.m. deputies along with Lynn-Scott-Rock Fire/EMS personnel responded to the intersection of Chicago Avenue and Maple Street in Davis Junction for a two-vehicle accident with injuries. After investigation, it was determined that a blue 2017 Toyota Tacoma being driving by Robert Hoovler, 66, of Davis Junction, was traveling westbound on Chicago Avenue approaching Maple Street. At that time, a black 2008 Mercedes-Benz S550, being driven by Stephanie Smith, 43, of Rockford, failed to yield the right of way while traveling north on Maple Street through the intersection. The Toyota struck the Mercedes-Benz on the passenger side causing disabling damage to both vehicles. Hoovler and a single occupant of the Tacoma were uninjured. Smith and single occupant of the Mercedes-Benz were transported to a nearby hospital for suspected minor injuries. Smith was issued a citation for failure to yield at an intersection and given a return court date.
OGLE COUNTY, IL
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Driver Injured in Motorcycle Crash, Charged With DUI

On Sunday Ogle County Deputies were dispatched to the intersection of N. Baileyville Rd. /W. Pit Rd. for a one-vehicle motorcycle accident. It was determined that the driver of the motorcycle, 30-year-old Richard E. Thompson III of Freeport had lost control of the motorcycle, exited the roadway, and struck a tree.
FREEPORT, IL
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Four Persons Injured in Two Vehicle Crash

Late Friday afternoon on May 13th Ogle County Deputies, Monroe Center Fire/EMS and Stillman Valley Fire/EMS responded to the intersection of East Illinois Route 72 and the I-39 southbound off ramp for a two-vehicle accident. After investigation, it was determined that a Jeep Patriot, driven by 22-year-old Meagan Prosise of...
IRVING, TX
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Illinois State Police to Conduct Step Operations in Lee, Ogle and Whiteside Counties for the Rest of the Month

Illinois State Police (ISP) District One Commander, Captain Matthew Hodgdon, announces the ISP will conduct Special Traffic Enforcement Patrols (sTEP) in Lee, Ogle and Whiteside County during the latter half of May. These sTEPs allow the ISP to focus on these fatal four violations, which contribute the greatest to traffic crashes and fatalities:
LEE, IL
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Illinois State Police Report: May 12-16

OGLE COUNTY — Acquinetta S. James, 31, of Rockford, was stopped for improper window tint on May 12 at 7:11 p.m. on Interstate 39 southbound at milepost 104 in Ogle County and was wanted on a DeKalb County warrant for battery. James was transported to the Ogle County Jail.
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Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: May 13-17

OREGON — On May 13 at approximately 5 p.m. deputies, Monroe Center Fire/EMS and Stillman Valley Fire/EMS responded to the intersection of East Illinois Route 72 and the Interstate 39 southbound off ramp for a two-vehicle accident. After investigation, it was determined that a red Jeep Patriot, driven by Meagan Prosise, 22, of Davis Junction, was traveling westbound on East Illinois Route 72. A silver Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, driven by Aurelio Mascorro-Arenas, 60, of Irving, Texas, was traveling southbound on the Interstate 39 southbound off ramp. The silver Chevrolet failed to stop at the posted stop sign, at which time the red Jeep struck the Chevrolet near the rear driver side wheel, causing major damage to both vehicles. Prosise was accompanied by a juvenile, who was transported to Saint Anthony's Hospital for minor injuries. Aurelio-Mascorro and passenger, Maria Mascorro-Pacheco, 19, of Irving, Texas, were both transported to Saint Anthony's Hospital for minor injuries. Aurelio-Mascorro was issued a citation for failure to stop at an intersection.
OGLE COUNTY, IL
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Rockford Scanner™: Suspects Crashes Into A Tree While Fleeing From Police

It happened around 12:45 am on I-39 (northbound), at the Ogle/Winnebago County line. Police were chasing a dark jeep on I-90, at speeds near 120 MPH. Headed into Winnebago County. Suspect is reported to be headed to the Pecatonica area. Subject is wanted in connection to another incident. UPDATE: Suspect...
ROCKFORD, IL
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Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: May 12-13

OREGON — On May 12 at approximately 9:09 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop at Road Ranger gas station in Rochelle (1101 N. 7th St.) After a brief investigation, deputies arrested Brianna R. Robinson, 20, of Rochelle, for driving while license suspended. Robinson was taken into custody without incident and released on scene after being issued a $2,500 individual bond with a return court date set. Robinson was additionally cited for an inoperable registration light. ​
ROCHELLE, IL
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IDOT Announces Bridge Work on IL 64 Starting Soon

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that weather permitting, construction on bridge carrying Illinois 64 over Pine Creek in Ogle County will begin Tuesday, May 17. The bridge is located 3 miles west of Mount Morris. The project will replace the approach slab to the structure. One lane of traffic...
OGLE COUNTY, IL
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Ogle County Collector Says Your Tax Bill is in the Mail

Ogle County Collector Linda Beck reports that her office mailed property tax bills on May 6, 2022. The first installment will be due on June 10, 2022, with the second installment due on September 2, 2022. This single document will contain tax information and payment stubs for both installments. Therefore,...
OGLE COUNTY, IL
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Illinois State Police Report: April 27-May 2

OGLE COUNTY — Barbara J. Ohata, 77, of Oregon, was stopped for speeding on April 27 at 8:06 p.m. on Illinois Route 64 east of Interstate 39 in Ogle County and was wanted on a Lee County warrant for contempt of court. Ohata was released after posting 10% of a $1,000 bond.
OGLE COUNTY, IL
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Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: May 6-9

OREGON — On May 6 at 11:20 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of North Illinois Route 2 and Margaret Fuller Drive in rural Oregon. After a brief investigation, deputies arrested Isaiah Jiminez, 20, of Rock Falls, for driving on a suspended license. Jiminez was released on a $2,500 I-Bond with a future court date. Jiminez was also issued a citation for operating a motor vehicle with expired registration.
OGLE COUNTY, IL
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Ogle County Sheriff K9 to Receive Bullet and Stab Protective Vest

Ogle County Sheriff’s Office K9 Haze will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9. Haze’s vest is sponsored by National Police Association and will be embroidered with the sentiment “Gifted by NationalPolice.org”. Delivery is expected...
OGLE COUNTY, IL