Police Blotter 10-5-18

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Ottawa

David A. Axelson, 30, Ottawa, was cited Wednesday in the 1400 block of Route 6 on complaints of driving while license revoked, operating a vehicle with an expired registration sticker and failure to secure new registration. Axelson was released on an individual bond.

Matthew P. Neupert, 40, Sheridan, was cited Thursday in the 1500 block of First Avenue on complaints of driving while license suspended and disobeying a stop sign. Neupert was released on an individual bond.

Corrina Trumbo, 18, Marseilles, was cited Thursday in the 1100 block of West Main Street on a complaint of passing a school bus while unloading. Trumbo was released on an individual bond.

Jimmy D. Howard, 50, homeless, was arrested Friday in the 2100 block of Somerset Drive on a complaint of two counts of criminal trespass to state-supported land. Howard was taken to the county jail.

Julie A. Dumke, 36, Marseilles, was arrested Thursday in the 4000 block of Veterans Drive on complaints of criminal trespass and retail theft. Dumke was taken to the county jail.

Judd F. Dumke, 39, Marseilles, was arrested Thursday in the 4000 block of Veterans Drive on complaints of criminal trespass and retail theft. Dumke was taken to the county jail.

Streator

Alonzo Kyles, 48, homeless, was arrested at 10:10 a.m. Thursday on a La Salle County warrant for resisting a peace officer and a La Salle County warrant for criminal trespass to state-supported property. Kyles was taken to the county jail.

La Salle County

Timothy Flynn, 36, Streator, was arrested at 9:04 p.m. Thursday at his residence on two La Salle County warrants for driving while license suspended with bond set at $5,000 with $500 to apply and for failure to appear on a charge of driving while license suspended with bond set at $15,000 with $1,500 to apply. Flynn was taken to the county jail.

State Police

Police responded to a semi-trailer rollover crash at 4:46 a.m. Friday on Interstate 80 near Utica. The semi-trailer, driven by Austin Castleberry, 55, of Chicago, was cited on complaints of iimproper lane usage and hours of service violation (driving in excess of eight hours without a 30-minute rest period). He was traveling east on I-80 when the vehicle left the roadway and entered the center median, before reentering the eastbound lanes and overturning. The left lane and part of the right lane of I-80 eastbound were blocked. The trailer was badly damaged, but no load was spilled. The trailer was loaded with cereal. All lanes were reopened at approximately 9 a.m. No injuries occurred.

Fire calls

Streator firefighters responded at 1 p.m. Thursday to 18 Sunbury Drive for a shed fire that resulted in a complete loss.

Streator firefighters responded at 4:43 p.m. Thursday to Northlawn Junior High, 202 E. First St., for a fire alarm caused by a popcorn machine.

Streator firefighters responded at 6 p.m. Thursday to 111 El Camino Court for a report of an illegal burn that was found to be legal.

Streator firefighters responded at 9:15 p.m. to 402 S. Park St. for a smoking electrical outlet. Firefighters isolated power to the outlet.