Police Reports

On May 20 at 4:45 p.m. James W. Wagner III, 27, of Rockford was cited for disregarding a traffic control device, expired registration and operating an uninsured vehicle. He signed a promise to comply and was given a June 21 Rochelle court date.

On May 20 at approximately 4:29 p.m. deputies responded to a disabled vehicle at Illinois Route 64 and Chana Road. After a brief investigation, deputies arrested Destini Evans, 25, of Chicago, for driving while license suspended. Evans was released on a notice to appear and shall appear in court at a later date.

On May 17 at 3:48 p.m. John Ray C. Mamaed, 38, of Malta was cited for speeding 50 miles per hour in a 30 miles per hour zone. He signed a promise to comply and  was given a June 7 Rochelle court date.

On May 16 at approximately 12:29 p.m. Oregon Fire and EMS, Byron Fire and EMS, Oregon Police, and Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a single semi-tractor and trailer rollover accident in the 1,000 block of West Pines Road with an injury. Upon arrival, deputies learned a blue Kenworth semi-tractor was traveling westbound on Pines Road while pulling a flatbed trailer with pallets. As the Kenworth was negotiating a curve, it traveled off the north side of the roadway before overcorrecting and returning within its lane. The Kenworth again traveled off the north side of the roadway and into the ditch before partially striking two ComEd poles and overturning on its top. The Kenworth traveled approximately 600 feet off the roadway before coming to rest. The driver and single occupant of the Kenworth was pronounced deceased at the scene and was identified as Jason Smith, 40, of Marinette, Wisconsin. The road was closed for several hours due to the accident. The accident remains under investigation.

On May 14 at around 10:37 p.m. deputies conducted a motorist assist in the area of West Coffman Road and North Baileyville Road. After brief investigation, it was learned that the driver of the vehicle, Jeffrey Phen, 45 of Rockford, was driving while license suspended. It was also learned that Phen was wanted out of Ogle and Stephenson counties for driving while license suspended and a traffic offense. Phen was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he will be held pending an appearance in front of a judge. Phen was additionally cited for operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

On May 14 at 7:14 a.m. William J. Schorsch, 59, of Rochelle was arrested on an outstanding Ogle County warrant and transferred.

On May 9 at 8:01 a.m. Belen Belmonte of Rochelle was cited for speeding 60 miles per hour in a 40 miles per hour zone. She signed a promise to comply and was given a June 7 Rochelle court date.

On May 10 at approximately 8:28 p.m. deputies initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle at the intersection of Illinois Route 251 and Illinois Route 64 for speeding. Upon further investigation, deputies arrested Jason Horner Jr., 19, of Lindenwood, for driving while license suspended. Horner was additionally cited for speeding, and was released on a notice to appear with a future court date.

On May 8 at 9:33 a.m. Benjamin D. Piper, 23, of Dixon was arrested for driving while license suspended and for an outstanding Lee County warrant. Piper was also cited for violating class first division vehicle/motorcycle, expired registration, and improper display of registration. He was released on a notice to appear with a June 7 Rochelle court date. For the Lee County warrant, he was released on a notice to appear with a May 30 Lee County court date.

On May 8 at approximately 5:15 p.m. deputies, Illinois State Police, Monroe Center Fire Department, and Stillman Valley Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle accident at Illinois Route 72 and Timberlane Drive, Davis Junction. Upon investigation, it was determined that the driver of a red Toyota, Darla Bradle, 77, of Davis Junction, was stopped, yielding to oncoming traffic to turn onto Timberlane Drive. At that time Andy Khouangsavahn, 44, of Byron, was traveling west on Illinois Route 72 in a black Nissan and struck the rear of the Toyota. Khouangsavahn was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. Khouangsavahn was transported Swedish American Hospital for injuries.

On May 2 at 5:19 a.m. Alfredo Ayarde Chacon, 31, of Rockford was cited for speeding 49 miles per hour in a 39 miles per hour zone. He signed a promise to comply and was given a May 24 Rochelle court date.

On May 3 at approximately 7:49 a.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop within the 110-mile marker of Interstate 39 northbound. After an investigation, deputies placed Malayiah R. Stewart, 20, of Rockford, under arrest for driving while license suspended. Stewart was released from the scene with a notice to appear in court.

On April 30 at 1:05 p.m. Ple Reh, 20, of Rockford was cited for speeding 68 miles per hour in a 40 miles per hour zone. He signed a promise to comply and was given a May 24 Rochelle court date.

On May 1 at approximately 5:44 a.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Washington Street and Jones Terrace in Oregon. After investigation, deputies placed Jared Mathias, 25, of Baileyville under arrest for driving while license revoked. Mathias was additionally issued citations for operating an uninsured vehicle, operation of a vehicle when the registration is suspended, and no rear splash guards.  Mathias was transported to the Ogle County Jail, where he released on a notice to appear and given future court date.

On April 23 at 10:17 a.m. Chad M. Curry, 39, of Rochelle was arrested for criminal trespass to residence. He was released on a notice to appear with a May 24 Ogle County court date.

On April 26 at approximately 7:55 a.m. deputies arrested Tony Parker, 38, of Rock Island when he turned himself into the Ogle County Jail.  He was arrested an outstanding warrant for driving on a suspended license, there was no bond set on the warrant. Parker appeared in court, was released, and will return to court on May 13 at 9 a.m.

On April 23 at approximately 4:21 a.m. a deputy attempted to stop a vehicle in the 500 block of West Flagg Road for a traffic violation. While the deputy’s lights and sirens were activated, the vehicle, a blue Genesis passenger car, sped away and refused to stop. The deputy observed the vehicle traveling 35 miles per hour over the posted speed limit of 55 miles per hour. The deputy initially lost sight of the vehicle before locating it, which had crashed near the intersection of Rock Nation and Lost Nation Roads. The driver was identified as Andrew Gonzales, 22, of Dixon. Gonzales was uninjured in the crash and was placed under arrest for aggravated fleeing to elude (class-four felony) and driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Gonzales was additionally issued citations for disregarding a traffic control device, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, improper lane usage, operating an uninsured vehicle, reckless driving, speeding 35 miles per hour over the posted speed limit, and the use of an electronic communications device. Gonzales was transported to the Ogle County Jail, where he was released on a notice to appear and given a future court date.

On April 18 at 10:25 a.m. Corey A. Labrensz, 37, of Rochelle was cited for operating an uninsured motor vehicle. He signed a promise to comply and was given a May 22 Ogle County court date.

On April 19 at approximately 4:57 p.m. deputies responded to the Stillman Valley Fire Department parking lot in reference to a domestic dispute. As a result of the investigation Amber Dodson, 31, of Stillman Valley, was placed under arrest for aggravated assault and resisting a peace officer.  Dodson was transported to the Ogle County Jail where she was released with a notice to appear.

On April 16 at 8:17 a.m. Lucas R. Stinnett, 30, of Rochelle was cited for expired registration. He signed a promise to comply and was given a May 10 Rochelle court date.

On April 17 at approximately 6:02 a.m. deputies conducted a traffic a stop at the intersection of Blackhawk Road and Market Street.  After investigation, deputies placed Cassandra Ruiz, 31, of Rockford, under arrest for driving while license revoked. Ruiz was transported to the Ogle County Jail where she was released on a notice to appear and given a future court date.

On April 12 at 5:12 p.m. Pedro Torres Jr., 29, of Rochelle was cited for failure to yield, no insurance, and leaving the scene of an accident. He signed a promise to comply and was given a May 24 Rochelle court date.

On April 12 at approximately 10:50 a.m. deputies arrested Fazili Alonda, 27, of Rockford at the Ogle County Courthouse.  He was arrested on an outstanding warrant for driving on a revoked license (no bond).  He appeared in court, was released, and will return to court on May 13 at 1 p.m.

On April 9 at 3:54 p.m. Michael N. Thornhill, 36, of Rochelle was arrested on an outstanding DeKalb County warrant and transferred.

On April 10 at approximately 1 p.m., deputies responded to a pedestrian-versus-vehicle accident in the 10,000 block of West Pines Road in rural Polo.  After an investigation it was determined that David Stouffer, 69, of Polo was walking to the mailbox and entered the roadway disregarding oncoming traffic.  Stouffer was struck by a vehicle being driven by Lucy Chamberlain, 75, of Dixon. Stouffer was transported to KSB Hospital for injuries sustained. 

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