Deputies investigate motorcycle accident


On Aug. 2, at 6:20 p.m., deputies responded to the report of a single vehicle motorcycle accident in the 5000 block of West Illinois Route 64. Upon conducting an investigation, James Blasz, 75, along with passenger Carol Blasz, 71, of Miles, Iowa, were traveling eastbound when they veered off of the roadway and into the ditch.  The motorcycle overturned and both riders were ejected.  Both were transported to KSB Hospital in Dixon by Mount Morris EMS and Polo EMS where they were treated for no life-threatening injuries.  
On Aug. 2, at approximately 7:49 a.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 3000 Block South Illinois Route 251 for a moving violation. After a short investigation, deputies arrested Jamal HN Graves, 27, of Rockford, for driving while licenses suspended. Jamal was then transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond.
Aug. 3
On Aug. 3, at 8:33 p.m., the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office and Lynn-Scott-Rock Ambulance responded to a motorcycle crash on Interstate 39 near mile marker 106. Investigation by deputies revealed that a n/bnd motorcycle operated by Brenton Cleveland, 21, of Kingston, had skidded off the roadway and ejected Cleveland into the median. Cleveland was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital for what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries.
On Aug. 3, Kyle W. Thunberg, 30, of Sycamore, was arrested in the 4700 block of North German Church Road for possession of controlled substance.
On Aug. 3, the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one vehicle crash on Prairie Moon Drive. As a result, deputies arrested Nanette Estes, 46, of Rochelle, for D.U.I. Estes was held in lieu of bond at the Ogle County Jail.
Aug. 4
On Aug. 4, at 3:33 p.m., the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office, Oregon Fire Department and the Oregon Ambulance responded to a one-vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection of Illinois Route 64 and Limekiln Road. A tan Toyota Rav 4 was westbound on Illinois Route 64 attempting to turn right onto Limekiln Road. The Toyota struck the embankment in the Northwest corner of the intersection. The driver Sherry L. Butler, 63, of Genoa, was transported to KSB Hospital by Oregon EMS with minor injuries. Butler was issued citations for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, illegal transportation of alcohol and driving under the influence. Butler was given an I-bond with a September court date.

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