Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: May 13-17


OREGON — On May 13 at approximately 5 p.m. deputies, Monroe Center Fire/EMS and Stillman Valley Fire/EMS responded to the intersection of East Illinois Route 72 and the Interstate 39 southbound off ramp for a two-vehicle accident. After investigation, it was determined that a red Jeep Patriot, driven by Meagan Prosise, 22, of Davis Junction, was traveling westbound on East Illinois Route 72. A silver Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, driven by Aurelio Mascorro-Arenas, 60, of Irving, Texas, was traveling southbound on the Interstate 39 southbound off ramp. The silver Chevrolet failed to stop at the posted stop sign, at which time the red Jeep struck the Chevrolet near the rear driver side wheel, causing major damage to both vehicles. Prosise was accompanied by a juvenile, who was transported to Saint Anthony's Hospital for minor injuries. Aurelio-Mascorro and passenger, Maria Mascorro-Pacheco, 19, of Irving, Texas, were both transported to Saint Anthony's Hospital for minor injuries. Aurelio-Mascorro was issued a citation for failure to stop at an intersection.

On May 13 at 7:35 p.m. deputies were dispatched to a two-vehicle accident in the 1,800 block of North Illinois Route 26. Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that a 2002 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Difo C. Nunez, 58, of Freeport was traveling northbound on North Illinois Route 26. The blue Chevrolet lost control on the wet pavement crossing the center line, striking a southbound 2018 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Kathleen I. Donaldson, 51, of Polo. The red Chevrolet then entered the west ditch, spun back onto the roadway, and then re-entered the west ditch facing northwest. Nunez was transported to KSB Hospital in Dixon for minor injuries by Polo EMS. Nunez was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. Deputies were assisted on scene by the Polo Police Department and the Polo Fire Department. 

On May 13 at approximately 11:20 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 39 near mile marker 100. After brief investigation, deputies arrested Jesus Garcia, 24, of Rochelle for improper container of cannabis/driver and an active Ogle County warrant. Garcia was also issued a citation for having an inoperable taillight. Garcia was transported to the Ogle County Jail, where he was released to correctional staff and held in lieu of bond.

On May 14 at 7:45 p.m. deputies were dispatched to the intersection of North Baileyville Road and West Pit Road for a one-vehicle motorcycle accident. It was determined that the driver of the motorcycle, Richard E. Thompson III, 30, of Freeport had lost control of the motorcycle, exited the roadway and struck a tree. Thompson was arrested for DUI alcohol and transported to FHN Hospital in Freeport for moderate injuries by Forreston EMS. Thompson was issued citations for operating an uninsured motor vehicle, expired registration, too fast for conditions, violation of license class first and second divisions and was released on a $3,000 I-Bond with a court date. Deputies were assisted on scene by the Forreston Police Department and Forreston Fire Department/EMS. 

On May 14 at approximately 7:48 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 39 near mile marker 104. After brief investigation, deputies arrested Jasmine Alexander, 22, of Aurora, for driving while license suspended. Alexander was also issued citations for operating an uninsured motor vehicle and expired registration. Alexander was given an I-bond with a return court date later next month and released on scene.

On May 14 at approximately 12:29 a.m. deputies, along with Illinois State Police District 1 Troopers, attempted to initiate a traffic stop in the 8,000 block of South Illinois Route 251. The vehicle fled from deputies and continued traveling northbound at a high rate of speed. Ogle County deputies continued to pursue the vehicle until reaching the city limits of Rockford, at which time deputies disengaged the pursuit. Illinois State Police District 16 Troopers, Winnebago County Deputies and Rockford Police Officers were able to apprehend the vehicle and suspect, identified as Kyle Kirschbaum, 26, of Rockford, near Perryville Road just south of Guilford Road. Kirschbaum was transported to OSF Saint Anthony's Hospital to be treated for his injuries after an accident involving his vehicle. The incident remains under investigation.

On May 15 at 6 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 9,000 block of North Pecatonica Road. As a result of the traffic stop, Candy M. Wendt, 31, of Rockford was arrested for driving on a suspended license. Wendt was also issued citations for expired registration and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. Wendt was released on an I-Bond with a court date. 

On May 16 deputies arrested Steven Dodson, 44, of Chana for domestic battery. Dodson was held in lieu of bond at the Ogle County Jail.

On May 17 deputies arrested Tykee McDonald, 22, of Rockford for an Ogle County failure to appear warrant and for driving on a suspended driver’s license. McDonald was arrested by deputies on North Mulford Road after being stopped for speeding. McDonald was transported to the jail for the warrant and issued an individual bond for the traffic offenses.

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