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Police/Fire Reports

Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle reports the following arrests.

Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle reports the following arrests.

Jan. 8

Cody Campbell, 33 of Oregon, was arrested on an outstanding Ogle County warrant for failure to appear. He posted $437 full cash bond and was released with no further court dates.

Jan. 10

Deputies responded to the area of 1997 W. Mud Creek Rd. at 12:30 p.m. for a one vehicle accident. 

The vehicle, driven by Robert E. Friemuth, 60, of Oregon, was located approximately a half-mile off of the roadway in a wooded area. 

Friemuth was taken to OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, Rockford, by Lifeline helicopter. 

It is believed that Friemuth had an unknown medical issue that caused the accident. The vehicle was removed by Maggio’s towing, Rockford.

Lashawn Walton, 34, of Rockford, was arrested on an outstanding Ogle County warrant for failure to appear. He posted the $733 full cash bond and was released with no further court dates.

Jan. 11

Melissa Alumbaugh, 29, of Sterling, was arrested on an outstanding Ogle County warrant for failure to appear. She was released on a $1,000 recognizance bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 25.

Deputies responded to a vehicle versus bicyclist with an injury at 5:59 a.m. in the 1,000 block of South Daysville Road.

A vehicle driven by Jack Schutten, 87, of Dixon, was northbound when it struck the rear of a northbound bicycle ridden by John Barnhart, 54, of Oregon.

Barnhart had working flashing front and rear lights on his bicycle and was also wearing a reflective vest. 

He was thrown off the bicycle by the impact and was transported to Mercy Health Hospital, Rockford, by Oregon EMS for minor injuries. Schutten was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Deputies and the Franklin Grove Fire Department responded at 6:30 a.m. to a two-vehicle accident with injuries on Lowden Road about a quarter mile south of Stone Barn Road.  

A car driven by Michael Chavera, 49, of Dixon, was northbound on Lowden Road and car driven by Frank Castaldo, 28 of Byron was southbound.  

The vehicles collided nearly head-on, rolled over at least once, and came to a rest in the east ditch of the roadway.  

Chavera was pronounced dead at the scene by the Ogle County Coroner.  

Castaldo suffered only minor injuries and declined medical attention.  

The accident remains under investigation.

Jan. 12

Deputies responded at 8:21 a.m. to a single vehicle accident with an injury in the 1,000 block of East Ill. 64.  

A car driven by Rachel O’Brien, 22, of Rochelle, was eastbound when it went out of control on the snow-covered road and traveled into the north side ditch where it struck an embankment.  

She was transported to Rochelle Community Hospital for minor injuries.

Iris Estrada, 24, of Oregon, was arrested on an outstanding Ogle County warrant for failure to appear. She was held in the Ogle County Jail on a $2,391 bond pending a court appearance.

Antwon Woodson, 26, of Polo, was arrested on an outstanding Ogle County warrant for failure to appear. He was held in the Ogle County Jail on a $412 bond pending a court appearance

James Jaskiewicz, 49, of Mt. Morris, was arrested on an outstanding Ogle County warrant for failure to appear. He was released on a recognizance bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 28.

Deputies along with Rochelle EMS and Hillcrest First Responders responded at 7:34 p.m. to the area of Ill. 251 at Powers Rd. for a three-vehicle crash with unknown injuries. 

A 17-year-old male juvenile was attempting to turn his pick-up truck west onto Powers Road from Ill. 251 when it struck a car traveling southbound on Ill. 251. 

After being struck, the car was pushed into another pickup truck that was waiting at the stop sign on Powers Road. 

The driver of the car was transported by EMS to Rochelle Community Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The sheriff’s department did not release the names of the drivers.

Jan. 13 

Deputies and the Ashton Fire Department responded at 11:38 a.m. to a single-vehicle accident with injuries on Chana Road a half mile south of Flagg Road.  

A car driven by Kaitlin Bell, 18, of Ashton, was driving northbound on Chana Road when the vehicle slid off the east side of the roadway, went into the ditch, and struck several trees near a creek.

Bell was transported to Rochelle Community Hospital for treatment of minor injuries by the Ashton Ambulance.  The accident remains under investigation.

At 12:53 a.m. deputies investigated a vehicle found located in the ditch near the intersection of Henry Road and Peek Home Road.  

Nathan Linboom, 35, of Polo, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. He was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was held in lieu of bond.

Deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash with no injuries at 2:05 p.m. at the intersection of Ill. 64 and Chana Road.

A westbound vehicle driven by Jonathan Witthoeft, 32, of Oregon, showed to make a turn onto Chana Road when it was struck in the rear by another westbound vehicle driven by Corey Walen, 62, of Dixon.

Walen was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

Jan. 14

Kelly Morrison, 34, of Rockford, was arrested on outstanding Ogle County warrant for failure to appear. He was held in the Ogle County Jail on a $3,625 bond pending a court appearance.

Dejuan Haslett, 25, of DeKalb, was arrested on outstanding Ogle County warrant for failure to appear. He was held in the Ogle County Jail on a $2,454 bond pending a court appearance.

Marysol Hernendez, 34, of Aurora, was arrested on outstanding Ogle County warrant for failure to appear. She was held in the Ogle County Jail on a $184 bond pending a court appearance.

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