Police Reports

Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2023

On Jan. 31 at approximately 2:53 a.m. deputies attempted to catch up to a vehicle to conduct a traffic stop for an equipment violation while in the 3,000 block of South Lowden Road and the vehicle, a gray Mazda, sped off at a high rate of speed. Deputies observed the vehicle traveling at speeds of over 100 miles per hour while trying to gain distance on the vehicle. Deputies temporarily lost sight of the vehicle, before locating it crashed at the intersection of Lowden and Naylor Roads just into Lee County. After a short foot track, Deputies located the driver, Cody Lorenzen, 31, of Dixon, who sustained injuries during the crash. Lorenzen was then transported to the KSB Hospital by Franklin Grove EMS for serious injuries. Lorenzen was issued citations for an equipment violation, speeding over 35 miles per hour, reckless driving, operating an uninsured vehicle and driving while license suspended. Lorenzen was released on an I-Bond at the hospital and given a future court date.... more

Rochelle Police Report: Feb. 1-2, 2023

On Feb. 1 at 10:56 a.m. Joshua A. Marcoux, 20, of Rochelle was arrested on an outstanding Ogle County warrant and transferred.... more

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

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.... more

Rochelle Police Report: Jan 1-30, 2023

On Jan. 27 at 10:12 p.m. Mario C. Garcia-Garcia, 20, of Rochelle was arrested for no valid driver’s license and cited for speeding. He was released on an I-Bond with a March 17 Rochelle court date.... more

Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: Jan. 17-27, 2023

On Jan. 25 at approximately 8:34 p.m. deputies initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of East Blackhawk Drive and Peru Street for no registration light and improper display of registration. Upon further investigation deputies arrested Tahj Gulley, 23, of Madison, Wisconsin, for unlawful use of a firearm and no valid license. Gulley was transported to the Ogle County Jail and held in lieu of bond. ... more

Rochelle Police Report: Jan. 24-25, 2023

On Jan. 24 at 8:24 a.m. Daniel C. Morgan, 49, of Waterloo was cited for improper lane usage. He signed a promise to comply and was given a Feb. 24 Rochelle court date.... more

Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: Jan. 19-24, 2023

On Jan. 19 at 7:03 p.m. deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 4,000 block of South Illinois Route 2. As a result, Jose A. Colindres Chacon, 35, of Rockford was arrested for no valid driver's license. Colindres was additionally issued citations for operating an uninsured motor vehicle and no tail lights. Colindres was released on an I-Bond with a court date to appear.... more

Rochelle Police Report: Jan. 22, 2023

On Jan. 22 at 9:51 p.m. Emma P. Waters, 18, of Rochelle was cited for failure to yield/stop at an intersection. She was released on an I-Bond with a Feb. 24 Rochelle court date.... more

Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: Jan. 17-19, 2023

On Jan. 17 at approximately 6:32 p.m. dputies were dispatched to the Mount Morris Estates at lot 12 in reference to a disturbance. After investigation, deputies placed John Hitchcock, 40, of Mount Morris under arrest for aggravated domestic battery. Hitchcock was transported to the Ogle County Jail and where he was held pending a court appearance in front of a judge.  ... more

Rochelle Police Report: Jan. 16-19, 2023

On Jan. 16 at 9:38 a.m. David A. Rivera, 45, of Kings was arrested for driving while license revoked and cited for improper lane usage. He was released on an I-Bond with a Feb. 24 Rochelle court date.... more

Ogle County Sheriff’s Report: Jan. 13-16, 2023

On Jan. 13 at 9:18 p.m. deputies, with assistance from the Oregon Police Department, conducted a traffic stop at North Illinois Route 2 and Margaret Fuller Road. After a brief investigation, Duane Johnson Meadows, 29, of St. Paul, Minnesota, was arrested for driving while license revoked. Johnson Meadows was also issued a citation for speeding. Johnson Meadows was subsequently transported to Ogle County Jail, where he was held in lieu of bond.... more

Rochelle Police Report: Jan. 13-15, 2023

On Jan. 13 at 12:23 p.m. Joshua M. Holton, 27, of Rochelle was arrested for aggravated battery, mob action and an active Ogle County warrant and transferred. In the same incident, Nathanael Molina, 33, of Rochelle was also arrested for aggravated battery and mob action and transferred.... more