Deputies investigate two-vehicle accident


On July 5 at approximately 1:48 p.m., Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Flagg Road and Chana Road. After a brief investigation deputies determined that the vehicle driven by Robin Piper, 63, of Dixon, was traveling east bound on Flagg Road. At this time the vehicle failed to yield, traveling through the intersection at Chana Road where it was struck by a second vehicle traveling north on Chana Road driven by Edward Travis, 55, of Chana. Piper was transported to KSB hospital via Ashton EMS for minor injuries. Travis refused EMS with minor injuries and was released on scene. Piper was issued a citation for failure to yield.  The accident remains under investigation.   
July 6
On July 6 at 5:11 p.m., Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 4100 block of West Illinois Route 64 to investigate a minor property damage accident. During the investigation it was suspected that the offending driver, Kenneth Adams, 58, of Mount Morris, was driving under the influence of alcohol. Adams was arrested for DUI and cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. Adams was transported to KSB due issues not related to the accident. Adams was given an I-bond on the charges with a Aug. 7 court date at 9 a.m. in Oregon.
On July 6 at 12:57 p.m., deputies responded to a single vehicle motorcycle accident in the 10500 block of North Illinois Route 2. After a brief investigation, deputies identified the driver as Jerry L. Dilday, 68, of Mout Morris. Dilday was traveling southbound, when at this time he was struck by a falling tree, sending himself and the motorcycle off the west side of the road way. Dilday was then transported to the SwedishAmerican Hospital via Byron EMS, where he was treated for minor injuries. The accident remains under investigation.
July 7
On July 7 at approximately 2:10 p.m., Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 1000 block of West Mud Creek Road for a moving violation. After a short investigation, deputies arrested Hunter Diamond, 27, of Byron, for driving while license suspended.  Hunter was transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond.
July 8
On July 8, Henry Contreras, 57, of Rockford, was arrested on an outstanding Ogle County warrant for failure to appear. Contreras was released on a $1,000 recognizance bond and was released from the Ogle County Jail with a return court dated of Aug. 26 at 9 a.m.
On July 8 at approximately 5:26 p.m., deputies initiated a traffic stop in the 5000 block of South Freeport Road. After further investigation, Bryan Allen, 56, of Bellevue, Iowa, was placed under arrest for felony driving while license suspended-BAIID required, felony possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Allen was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was held in lieu of bond.
On July 8 at approximately 7 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the 3600 block of North Freeport Road in reference to a single vehicle accident. After a short investigation it was found that a juvenile was traveling northbound on Freeport Road and lost control of the vehicle causing it to travel into the eastbound ditch. The juvenile was placed under arrest and transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was issued citations for no valid driver’s license and operating an uninsured vehicle. Pines Automotive assisted in removing the vehicle and the juvenile was later released to a parent.
On July 8 at 8:18 p.m., Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic stop on I-39 at mile marker 102 for a traffic violation. After an investigation Tyrus Holland, 29, of Rochelle, was arrested for driving while license revoked. Holland was transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond.

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