OREGON — On June 14 at 6:38 p.m. deputies responded to 17000 E. Illinois Route 72 in Monroe Center for a domestic battery. After a brief investigation, deputies arrested Stephen Babus, 57, of Monroe Center for driving under the influence of alcohol and domestic battery. Babus was transported to Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond. All individuals are presumed innocent.
On June 15 at approximately 5:30 a.m. deputies responded to a single-vehicle crash in the 13,000 block of East Illinois Route 64. After investigation, Justin N Balaban, 29, from Rochelle, was arrested for driving under the influence of a combination of alcohol and drugs, driving while license suspended, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, improper traffic lane usage and failure to reduce speed. Balaban was transported to KSB Hospital by Oregon EMS. Balaban was released on an I-bond at the hospital and given a future court date. All individuals are presumed innocent.
On June 16 at 8:43 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 19,000 block of East Illinois Route 38 for an equipment violation. After an investigation, Shameika Olmos, 40, of Rochelle was arrested for driving while license suspended. Olmos was also issued a citation for no front license plate. Olmos was released on a signature I-Bond with a return court date. All individuals are presumed innocent.
On June 16 at 8:07 p.m. following a traffic stop on Interstate 88 at mile marker 76, deputies arrested Walter E. Ruiz-Martinez, 28, of Carol Stream for no valid driver's license. Ruiz-Martinez was released on scene and will appear in court at a later date. All individuals are presumed innocent.
On June 17 at 1:20 a.m. following a traffic stop on Interstate 39 at mile marker 101, deputies arrested Brandon Butler, 44, of Rockford for driving under the influence, aggravated driving under the influence and aggravated driving while license revoked. Butler also received citations for no insurance, expired registration, no registration light and unlawful transportation of alcohol. Butler was transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond.
On June 17 deputies arrested Colton Frevert, 24, of Baraboo, Wisconsin for driving while license suspended. Frevert was arrested by deputies on Interstate 39 near Illinois Route 64 after being stopped for speeding. Frevert was released on a I-bond and will appear in Ogle County court at a later date.