Ogle County Sheriff's Report: June 5-10


OREGON — On June 5 at about 7:44 p.m. deputies, along with Leaf River Fire, responded to a one vehicle rollover in the 800 block of South Main Street in Leaf River. After completing an investigation into the incident, it was determined that Cassandra Kaltenbrun, 45, of Mt. Morris, had been traveling northbound in a 2001 green Subaru when she struck multiple parked cars and overturned. Kaltenbrun was transported to Swedish American Hospital for minor injuries. She was arrested and released on an I-Bond for driving under the influence and no valid driver’s license as well as cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, no insurance, and improper use of registration.

On June 8 at 10:44 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop on Illinois Route 38 at Lincoln Highway in Rochelle for an equipment violation.After an investigation, Jacob Simpkins, 31, of McEwen, Tennessee was arrested for possession of cannabis 100-500 grams and improper container of cannabis as a driver. Simpkins was also cited for no rear registration light and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. Simpkins was transported to the Ogle County Jail and held pending an appearance before a judge.

On June 8 at 9:31 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop on a gray Toyota at the intersection of 9th Avenue and Tilton Park Drive in Rochelle for an equipment violation. Pursuant to the stop, Rita M. Walsh, 24, of Rochelle, was arrested for driving while license suspended. Walsh was released on a notice to appear with a court date of July 16 at 9 a.m. in Ogle County court.

On June 10 at 10:28 p.m. deputies and Oregon Ambulance were dispatched to an injury traffic crash on Illinois Route 2 just south of the Oregon city limits. Investigation by deputies revealed that a Harley Davidson motorcycle operated by Nickolas Langley 32, of Rock Falls was traveling north on Illinois Route 2 when he struck a deer. Langley was transported by Oregon Ambulance to KSB Hospital in Dixon for treatment of what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries. Oregon Police assisted at the scene. 

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