Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: June 10-13


OREGON — On June 10 at approximately 8:10 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Big Mound Road and Illinois Route 251. After investigation, deputies placed Kristopher Zaugg, 38, of Rockford under arrest for a McHenry County warrant for violation of bond conditions, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance (heroin) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Zaugg was additionally issued citations for no front registration, loud exhaust and operating an uninsured vehicle. Zaugg was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was held pending a court appearance in front of a judge. All individuals are presumed innocent.  

On June 12 at approximately 8:03 p.m. deputies responded to the 300 block of Main Street in Leaf River in reference to a driving complaint. After an investigation, deputies placed John H. Huenefeld, 56, of Leaf River under arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol. Additionally, Huenefeld was cited for improper lane usage. Huenefeld was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was released to correctional staff and held in lieu of bond. All individuals are presumed innocent.

On June 12 at approximately 12:27 a.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Illinois Route 64 and Mongan Drive. After investigation, deputies placed Joaquin Roque Santiago Cruz, 46, of Woodstock under arrest for aggravated DUI (class 4 felony), driving without a BAIID (class 4 felony), driving under the influence of alcohol and driving while license revoked. Santiago Cruz was additionally issued citations for improper lane usage, improper turn signal, failure to obey a stop sign and operating an uninsured vehicle. Santiago Cruz was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was held pending a court appearance in front of a judge. All individuals are presumed innocent.

On June 12 at 7:56 p.m. deputies were dispatched to the intersection of East Hemstock Road and South Center Rd. for a report of a two-vehicle accident with injuries. During the course of the investigation it was determined that a white 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe, operated by a 16-year-old juvenile, was traveling eastbound on East Hemstock Road and had stopped at the intersection at South Center Rd. The white 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe then entered the intersection, where it failed to yield, to a black 2021 Kia Soul, that was traveling southbound on South Center Road and driven by Edith H. Lynch, 82, of Chana. The black Kia collided with the white Chevrolet, causing both vehicles to exit the roadway to the southeast side of the intersection. The 16-year-old was transported to Rochelle Community Hospital for evaluation of possible injuries by Rochelle EMS. The 17-year-old juvenile passenger in the white Chevrolet Tahoe was uninjured. Lynch was transported to Rochelle Community Hospital by Rochelle EMS for suspected serious injuries. The 16-year-old was issued a citation for failure to yield. Deputies were assisted on scene by the Rochelle Fire Department. 

On June 13 at approximately 5:50 p.m. deputies and Lynn Scott Rock Fire Department responded to the 18,000 block of East Illinois Route 64 for a single-vehicle rollover with injuries. After a brief investigation, it was determined that a Ford F-150, driven by Joshua Beach of Machesney Park, left the roadway, striking a guardrail and rolling once. Beach was evaluated and transported to an area hospital for possible serious injuries. Beach was issued citations for improper traffic lane usage, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and failure to wear a seatbelt. All individuals are presumed innocent.

On June 13 at approximately 7:31 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 600 block of South 1st Avenue in Forreston. After an investigation, Nickole Butler, 38, of Forreston was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. Butler was also cited for improper lane usage, expired registration and illegal transportation of alcohol. Butler was transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond. All individuals are presumed innocent. 

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