Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: July 29-Aug. 1


OREGON — On July 29 at approximately 10:28 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop at Fisher Road and Illinois Route 38. After a brief investigation, deputies arrested Magdalena Cortes, 54, of Rochelle, for no driver's license. Cortes was taken into custody without incident and released on a $2,500 individual bond. Cortes was also issued a written warning for no taillights. 

On July 30 at approximately 9:09 p.m. deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Main Street in Holcomb for the report of a disturbance. After a brief investigation, deputies arrested Austin M. Keaster, 24, of Rockford, for domestic battery. Keaster also had an active Rockford arrest warrant for domestic battery. Keaster was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was held with no bond.

On July 30 at approximately 7:51 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop on Illinois Route 251 at Baxter Road. After a brief investigation, deputies arrested Brandon E. Bloom, 33, of Rockford, for driving while license suspended. Bloom was taken into custody without incident and released on scene on a $2,500 individual bond with a return court date set. Bloom was additionally cited for no valid registration and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

On July 31 at approximately 3:06 a.m. deputies were dispatched to the 1,400 block of North River Road for a reported one-vehicle accident. After investigation, Hanna Borys, 34, of Carol Stream, was arrested for driving under the influence combination drugs/alcohol. Borys was transported to a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries and released on an individual bond. Borys was also cited for improper lane usage, no insurance, and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

On July 31 at approximately 8:55 p.m. deputies initiated a traffic stop in the 7,000 block of North River Road. Upon further investigation deputies arrested Brandon Bjerga, 33, of Rock Island, for driving on a revoked license. Bjerga was also cited for possession of cannabis and no registration light.

On Aug. 1 at approximately 2:52 a.m. deputies responded to the 10,000 block of North Illinois Route 2 for a reported one-vehicle accident. After investigation, Jose Velazquez-Mejia, 25, of Mt. Morris, was arrested for driving under the influence. Velazques-Mejia was transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond. He was also cited for improper lane usage and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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