Police Blotter: July 27, 2020

Spring Valley Police


Following a traffic stop, Jimmy L. Brown, 41, of Peru was charged with driving under the influence, improper lane use, no insurance and illegal transportation of alcohol on Dakota Street at Strong Avenue at 1:02 a.m. July 26.

Princeton Police

Retail theft

A 15-year-old Princeton boy and a 16-year-old Princeton boy were both charged with possession of alcohol by a minor and retail theft from Walmart at 5:45 p.m. July 25.

Traffic stops

Billy R. Tilman, 51, of Bureau was charged with driving with a revoked license in the intersection of Clark and Pleasant streets at 5:58 p.m. July 23.

Douglas G. Phillips, 80, of Malden was charged with a suspended license in the intersection of Main and Peru streets at 12:54 p.m. July 25.

Disorderly conduct

Stephen T. Bronson, 43, of Princeton was charged with disorderly conduct in the 400 block of North Chestnut Street at 4:45 p.m. July 18.

Domestic battery

Robert E. LaPorte III, 45, of Princeton was charged with domestic battery in the 500 block of Seventh Street at 10:34 p.m. July 20.

Bureau County Sheriff


A two-vehicle accident involving Jason M. Bryant, 47, of Princeton and Adrian Morales-Alfaro, 18, of DePue occurred on Lincoln Avenue near Route 29 in DePue at 8:38 a.m. July 23.

A vehicle driven by Virgil E. Martin, 38, of Walnut was involved in an accident on 2700 North Avenue near 1800 East Street near Princeton at 7:50 a.m. July 26.

A vehicle driven by Jennifer M. Ryan, 38, of LaMoille was involved in an accident in the 200 block of North Canal Street in LaMoille at 4:21 p.m. July 26.

Warrant arrest

Ronnelle Thurman, 48, of Chicago was arrested on Main Street near King Street in Wyanet at 5:38 a.m. July 24 on a warrant for civil contempt.

Aggravated DUI

Gregorio Aguilar, 48, of Freeport was charged with aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol, improper lane use, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer and driving while license revoked/suspended on Route 34 in Neponset at 12:21 a.m. July 25.

Traffic stop

Josue N. Quinones, 25, of Kewanee was charged with speeding on Route 29 near Route 25 in Princeton at 4:13 p.m. July 25.

Aggravated battery

Hoften L. Williams, 42, of Buda was charged with breach of peace, aggravated battery and unlawful possession of stolen vehicle in the 13000 block of Route 26 in Princeton at 2:46 a.m. July 26.