On July 10 at approximately 11:43 p.m., Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies initiated a traffic stop in the 1300 block of West Sterling Road. After further investigation, deputies arrested Jerred Allison, of Freeport, for driving while license suspended. Allison was given an I-Bond and released from the scene with a future court date.
On July 10 Daniel Morales, 48, of DeKalb, was arrested on an outstanding Ogle County warrant for possession of any amount of a Schedule I & II narcotic. Morales was unable to post the $50,000/10 percent bond and remains in the Ogle County Jail. Morales was scheduled to appear in court July 13.
On July 12 at approximately 12:50 p.m., Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident with injuries in the 3,000 block of S. Illinois Route 2. Upon arrival, deputies learned a white Dodge Ram pulling a trailer driven by Troy Mowry, 43, of Chana, was traveling southbound in the 3,000 block of S. Illinois Route 2. The Dodge pickup then entered into the turn lane to turn left into the Castle Rock State Park Boat Ramp parking lot. A Harley Davidson Motorcycle driven by Mark Lampert, 64, of Batavia, was traveling northbound on Illinois Route 2 approaching the Dodge pickup. The Dodge pickup then began to turn into the northbound lane before striking the motorcycle head on. Lampert and his passenger, Candace Benton, 44, of Batavia, were thrown from the motorcycle in the east ditch. Lampert was later transported by React Helicopter to Javon Bea Hospital on Riverside in Rockford for serious injuries. Benton was also transported to Mercy Health in Rockton for non-life-threatening injuries. Mowry was issued a citation for an improper left turn/oncoming traffic. Oregon EMS, Oregon Fire, Oregon PD, and Mt. Morris EMS assisted at the accident. The accident remains under investigation.
On July 12 at approximately 5:30 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 300 block of Lovers Lane in Oregon. After investigation, deputies arrested Jason Marcoux, 39, of Dixon, for driving while license suspended. Marcoux was also issued a citation for a moving violation. Marcoux was released on an I-Bond on scene with a return court date later next month.
On July 12 at approximately 9:53 p.m., Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 19000 block of East Illinois Route 64 for an equipment violation. After a brief investigation, deputies arrested Brenda Ngassa, 19, of North Aurora, for no valid driver’s license. Ngassa was given an Individual bond and released from the scene with a future court date.