Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: Jan. 3-4, 2023


OREGON — On Jan. 3 at approximately 9:28 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 12,000 block of East Flagg Road. After brief investigation, deputies arrested Maria D. Garcia, 47, of Rochelle, for driving while license revoked. Garcia was issued an additional citation for operating an uninsured motor vehicle. Garcia was subsequently transported to the Ogle County Jail, where she was held in lieu of bond.

On Jan. 4 at approximately 12:19 a.m. deputies attempted to stop a gray Honda Accord traveling westbound on Montague Road from Pecatonica Road at a high rate of speed. Deputies gave chase after the Honda before the Honda pulled over at Montague Road and Spielman Road. After investigation, deputies arrested Zachary A. James, 19, of Byron, for aggravated fleeing to elude. James was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was held with no bond, pending an appearance before a Judge.  James was additionally cited for speeding 26-34 m.p.h. over the speed limit, disregarding an official traffic control device, reckless driving and an inoperable registration light.

All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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