Police Blotter: Dec. 2, 2020

Spring Valley Police

Traffic stop

Following a traffic stop, Danniel Barrera, 32, of Spring Valley was charged with driving while license suspended, no rear registration light and loud muffler, excessive noise, in the intersection of Erie and Richards streets at 6:34 p.m. Dec. 1.

Bureau County Sheriff

Warrant arrest

Jesse L. Nelson, 34, of Hennepin was arrested in Bureau County Jail at 2:22 p.m. Nov. 23 on a warrant for possession of a controlled substance.

Domestic batteries

Seth A. Glafka, 29, of Walnut was charged with domestic battery in the 300 block of Meltzer Street in Walnut at 6:47 a.m. Nov. 24.

Edgar Mendez, 30, of Spring Valley was charged with domestic battery and resisting/obstructing a peace office and Andres Mendez, 45, of Spring Valley was charged with domestic battery in the 32000 block of Route 29 in Spring Valley at 7:28 p.m. Nov. 24.

Bob J. Williams, 60, of Neponset was charged with domestic battery in the 300 block of West Queen Street in Malden at 7:15 p.m. Nov. 26.

Illegal consumption

A 14-year-old Princeton boy was charged with illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor in the 23000 block of Route 26 in Ohio at 4:37 a.m. Nov. 25.


Zachary T. McGuire, 26, of Dalzell was charged with battery in the 200 block of Saunders Street in Dalzell at 9:45 p.m. Nov. 28.

Deer accidents

A vehicle driven by Paige C. Petersen, 30, of Princeton struck a deer in the 24000 block of 1355 North Avenue near Princeton at 6:43 a.m. Nov. 29.

A vehicle driven by Kyle R. Vander Meersch, 34, of Wyanet struck a deer on Roue 6 near Wyanet-Walnut Road near Wyanet at 6:19 p.m. Nov. 28.

A vehicle driven by Nathaniel R. Adams, 32, of East Peoria struck a deer on Route 26 near Interstate 180, south east of Princeton, at 6:18 p.m. Nov. 28.

A vehicle driven by Sabrina Y. Duncan, 41, of Rio, Ill. struck a deer on Kentville Road near 2050 East Street, south of Tiskilwa, at 9:25 a.m. Nov. 25.

Motor vehicle theft

Dean W. Blair, 28, of Sheffield was charged with unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle on Route 6 in Wyanet at 1:27 p.m. Nov. 25.

Traffic stops

Michael A. Moore, 22, of Dixon was charged with speeding on Route 40 near 3000 North Avenue near New Bedford at 4:05 p.m. Nov. 27.

Kyle M. Newcomer, 32, of Tiskilwa was charged with speeding on Route 26 near Willow Drive, southeast of Princeton, at 3:08 p.m. Nov. 25.


Dustin J. Brown, 26, of Princeton was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to reduce speed to avoid accident on 1995 East Street near 1250 North Avenue near Princeton at 6:10 p.m. Nov. 25.

Traffic accidents

A single-vehicle accident involving Aron C. Travis, 33, of Tonica occurred on Route 29 near Interstate 180, southeast of Princeton, at 9:58 p.m. Nov. 29. Travis was charged with disobeying a traffic control device.

A single-vehicle accident involving a 16-year-old Walnut girl occurred on 2400 North Avenue near 1600 East Street near Walnut at 8:10 p.m. Nov. 25.

A single-vehicle accident involving Evan S. Schultz, 23, of Mendota occurred on Route 34 near 3200 East Street near LaMoille at 2:45 a.m. Nov. 26. Schultz was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, improper lane usage, failure to reduce speeding to avoid accident and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

A single-vehicle accident involving Jason Vanlanduit, 43, of Walnut occurred on Wyanet-Walnut Road near 2750 North Avenue near Walnut at 7:19 p.m. Nov. 28.