On Jan. 27 at 9:27 p.m., Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 39 at Twombly Road for a traffic offense. After a short investigation, deputies arrested Mario Galeas-Flores 30 of Cleveland, Texas, for no valid driver’s license. Galeas-Flores was released on scene with a return court date of Feb. 10.
On Jan. 27 at approximately 12:26 p.m., Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a one vehicle accident with no injuries at the intersection of Rural Road and Pershing Street which had struck a telephone pole. After investigation, deputies learned Teresa Zepeda, 46, of Byron, was traveling northbound on Rural Road after she had just negotiated a curve. Zepeda lost control of her vehicle before traveling off into the west side ditch and striking the telephone pole. Zepeda was issued citations for no valid driver’s license, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and operating an uninsured vehicle. Zepeda was released on an I-Bond at the scene and given a future court date.
On Jan. 29, Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Antonio Escatel, 44, of Mendota, for domestic battery. Escatel was released on a $3,000/10 percent bond and will appear in court on Feb. 26.
On Jan. 29 at approximately 11:03 p.m., Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a one vehicle rollover accident with suspected injuries in the 11000 block of North Illinois Route 2. After investigation, Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies learned Angie Forgione, 42, of Crystal Lake, was traveling southbound on North Illinois Route 2 and swerved to avoid a deer. Forgione lost control of her vehicle, traveling into the east side ditch where she overturned. Forgione was transported to a nearby hospital for her injuries by Byron EMS. Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies were assisted on scene by Byron Fire and Ambulance personnel.
On Jan. 30 at approximately 4 a.m., Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an address in Stillman Valley in reference to a disturbance. After a brief investigation, Deputies arrested Raul Amador Jr., 32, of Rockford, for criminal damage to property. Amador Jr. was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was released to correctional staff and held in lieu of bond.
On Feb. 1 at 10:48 a.m., Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a one vehicle accident in the 17,000 of East Ritchie Road. After an investigation, deputies cited a 16-year-old juvenile male for driving without a license. The male was not injured due to the accident. The male was given an I-bond for his citation.
On Feb. 3 at 12:46 a.m., Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 3000 block of East Illinois Route 64 for a vehicle in the ditch. After an investigation, Jake R. Petersen-Rysavy, 24, of Rochelle was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. He was transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond.