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Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle reports the following arrests.

Ogle County Sheriff Brian VanVickle reports the following arrests.

March 19

Matthew Capella, 31, of Springfield, was arrested for driving while license suspended and no valid drivers license after a traffic stop at 10:23 p.m. near the intersection of Illinois 2 and Patricia Drive, south of Byron. He was also cited for operating an uninsured motor vehicle and improper display of registration. 

A passenger in the vehicle, Amy Shea, 25 of Ashlund, was arrested on an outstanding Ogle County warrant. Both Capella and Shea were transported to the Ogle County Jail where they were held in lieu of bond.

March 20

Glyde Wilson Jr., 40 of Rochelle, was arrested and charged with possession of controlled substance, driving under the influence, and possession of cannabis, 10-30 grams after deputies respond at 10:45 p.m. to a one-vehicle crash in the 7,000 block of East Grist Mill Road.  

Wilson also received citations for improper lane usage, failure to reduce speed, and driving on the shoulder. He was transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond.

March 23

Leslie Nicolosi, 63, of Rockford, 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 March 29.

Deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash at 1:30 p.m. in the 9,000 block of West Town Line Road.  

Matthew Akins, 19, of Leaf River, told investigators he had observed a vehicle in the oncoming lane and attempted to avoid it, but the vehicle collided with his.  

The driver of the second vehicle, Olayiwola Lawal-Obelawo, 40, of Mundelein, was transported by Forreston EMS to FHN Hospital, Freeport, for treatment for minor injuries.

Akins was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.  

Both vehicles were removed from the scene by Haldane Towing.

March 24

Shelly Nelson, 45, of Rockford, was arrested on an outstanding Ogle County warrant for driving while under the influence of alcohol. She posted the $10,000 (10% bond) and is scheduled to appear in court on April 12.

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