5-24-13 at 5:08 pm - Raymond E. Eads, age 25 of Morrison, was stopped for speeding on Lyndon Road near Wayne Road for speeding. Raymond was arrested for Speeding 72/55 MPH and Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle. His license was posted as bond.
5-24-13 at 1:00 pm - Whiteside County Deputies responded to a single motorcycle crash with injuries on Black Road just east of Fenton Road, rural Fenton. Jacob A. Ruchotzke, age 19 of Morrison, was unlawfully riding his off-road motorcycle eastbound in the ditch adjacent to Black Road when he struck log hidden in the tall grass and then he was ejected from the motorcycle. Jacob was originally transported to CGH by Erie EMS and then later transferred to Rockford for treatment of his injuries. Erie EMS and Erie Fire assisted on scene.
5-24-13 at 12:05 pm - Deputies responded to a (2) vehicle crash with injuries on Garden Plain Road near Millard Road, rural Morrison. Vehicle #1, driven by Lucas A. Phillips, age 27 of Morrison, was traveling eastbound on Garden Plain Road when he attempted to pass another eastbound vehicle driven by Colby M. Richmond, age 28 of Morrison. The crash occurred when Colby attempted to turn left into a residential driveway and both drivers failed to see each other. After the initial crash, Lucas’ vehicle left the roadway and rolled before coming to rest upright. Both Lucas and passenger, Mika R. Peregrine, age 23 also of Morrison, were transported to Mercy Medical Center in Clinton, Iowa, for treatment of their injuries; Colby was not injured. Lucas was later cited for Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle. Morrison Police, Morrison Fire, Morrison Hospital EMS, Fulton EMS, Albany Fire, Rick’s Towing, and Hunter’s Towing assisted on scene.
5-24-13 at 11:57 am - Richard Jacob Callihan, age 34 of Morrison, was stopped for no seat belt in Fulton. Richard was arrested for No Seat Belt (driver) and Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle. His license was posted as bond. Lastly, a written warning for Failure to Notify Secretary of State of an address change was issued.
5-16-13 at 3:00 pm - Tyler R. Engelkins, age 26 of Morrison, was arrested for Speeding 67/55 MPH and DUI – Drugs after deputies received a citizen’s complaint of an erratic driver traveling eastbound on US Route 30 towards Morrison. Morrison Police and Rick’s Auto Body assisted on scene.
5-16-13 at 10:45 am - Sean P. Cole, age 26 of Sterling, was stopped on US Route 30 west of Morrison for speeding. He was arrested for Speeding 72/55 MPH and Violation of Driver’s License Classification (no motorcycle classification). He posted bond and was released. Hunter’s Towing assisted on scene.
5-16-13 at 8:33 am - Herbie G. Smith, age 56 of Rochelle, was arrested by deputies for a violation of the Open Burn Act while burning garbage in rural Sterling. He was given a Notice to Appear for the violation.
5-16-13 at 8:33 am - Tanya M. Andersen, age 25 of Albany, was stopped for speeding on IL Route 84 north of Albany. Tanya was arrested for Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle and her license was posted as bond. She received a written warning for the speeding offense.
5-15-13 at 3:45 pm - Tony E. Lopez, age 59 of Erie, was arrested in Erie for (2) counts of Failure to Secure Child, Under 8 Years of Age. He posted his driver’s license as bond and was released pending a mandatory court date in Morrison on June 17, 2013.
5-12-13 at 2:33 pm - Katherine Lawrence, age 31 of Freeport, was stopped for speeding on Freeport Road north of Sterling. She was ultimately arrested for Speeding 74/55 MPH, Tinted Windows, and Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle. Her license was posted as bond.
These arrests are merely charges, and he/she is presumed innocent until proven guilty.