Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: Jan. 27-30, 2023

OREGON — On Jan. 27, deputies responded to Illinois Route 251 and Lindenwood Road regarding vehicles in the ditch. After an investigation, it was learned that Luis Diaz, 42, of Rockford, was arrested for having no valid driver's license. Diaz was released on an I-bond. Ron's towing removed the vehicle from the location.

On Jan. 28 at 12:19 a.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop on East Illinois Route 72 at Oak Drive near Stillman Valley. As a result, Marshea M. Reed, 32, of DeKalb was arrested for no valid driver's license (expired more than one year). Reed was additionally issued a citation for speeding (75 m.p.h. in a 55-m.p.h. zone). Reed was released on an I-Bond with a court date to appear.

On Jan. 30 at approximately 11:42 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 39 near mile marker 110. After brief investigation, Deputies arrested Leon Slack Jr., 38, of Rockford, for driving while license suspended. Slack was also issued citations for operating an uninsured motor vehicle and an equipment violation. Slack was given an I-Bond with a return court date later next month and released on scene.

On Jan. 30 at approximately 4:22 p.m. deputies initiated a traffic stop in the 4,000 block of North Illinois Route 2 for improper display of registration. After further investigation, deputies arrested Nicholas Maxey, 24, of Rockford, for driving with a suspended license. Maxey was released on an individual bond with a future court date given.

On Jan. 30 at approximately 9:25 p.m. deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 4,000 block of East Brick Road. After investigation, deputies placed Melvin Wilton, 24, of Oregon, under arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol. Wilton was additionally issued a citation for improper parking on the roadway. Wilton was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was held in lieu of bond. 

On Jan. 30 at approximately 9:12 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 39 near mile marker 108. After brief investigation, deputies arrested Darius Benard, 41, of Rockford, for driving while license suspended. Benard was issued an additional citation for illegal window tint. Benard was given an I-Bond with a return court date later next month, and released on scene.

All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty.