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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Elderly woman beaten by intrudershe's there with three broken bones around her eye and the jaw is broken" Acuti
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
she's there with three broken bones around her eye and the jaw is broken" Acuti said. The suspect is still in the Lee County jail being held on bond of $70,000. Meanwhile, Acuti said her mother is still recovering at Lee Health and is... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Elderly woman beaten by intrudershe's there with three broken bones around her eye and the jaw is broken" Acuti
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
she's there with three broken bones around her eye and the jaw is broken" Acuti said. The suspect is still in the Lee County jail being held on bond of $70,000. Meanwhile, Acuti said her mother is still recovering at Lee Health and is... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Monday, Oct. 16, 2017to a motor vehicle; posted bond. Gary L. Hunt, 44, of Franklin Grove; 4:12 p.m
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to a motor vehicle; posted bond. Gary L. Hunt, 44, of Franklin Grove; 4:12 p.m. Saturday; domestic battery; held at Lee County Jail. Brian L. Albee, 30, of Dixon; 6:41 p.m. Saturday; possession of hypodermic syringes and needles; posted... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 14-15, 2017of Corrections warrant; released. Glenn A. Castle, 56, of West Brooklyn; 10:38
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
of Corrections warrant; released. Glenn A. Castle, 56, of West Brooklyn; 10:38 p.m. Friday; aggravated assault; held at Lee County Jail and given notice to appear in court. Joseph R. Diehl, 23, of Oregon; 12:01 a.m. Saturday driving under the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017Jaisinski, 26, of Dixon 9:18 p.m. Tuesday on Good Street; possession of control
SaukValley.com / Posted 6 days ago
Jaisinski, 26, of Dixon 9:18 p.m. Tuesday on Good Street; possession of controlled substance and domestic battery; taken to Lee County Jail. Franklin Grove Police Austin J. Schmitts, 18, of Franklin Grove; 9:15 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of East... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
LCSO detectives make arrest in 1998 rape caseFlorman. Florman was taken into Custody in Virginia. Florman will be transporte
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
Florman. Florman was taken into Custody in Virginia. Florman will be transported back to Lee County to be booked into the Lee County Jail. "We've come a long way with DNA analysis since 1998," says Undersheriff Carmine Marceno. "This is a classic... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Officials will meet next month to plan future of jailup after the Board voted Aug. 21 to abandon a prior proposal to build a new jai
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
up after the Board voted Aug. 21 to abandon a prior proposal to build a new jail that was estimated to cost $50 million. Lee County Jail is designed to hold 200 inmates, but through most of summer it housed nearly 250. However, its daily number... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Officials will meet next month to plan future of jailup after the Board voted Aug. 21 to abandon a prior proposal to build a new jai
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
up after the Board voted Aug. 21 to abandon a prior proposal to build a new jail that was estimated to cost $50 million. Lee County Jail is designed to hold 200 inmates, but through most of summer it housed nearly 250. However, its daily number... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017R. Mangini, 21, of Dixon; 8:48 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of West Second Stre
SaukValley.com / Posted 7 days ago
R. Mangini, 21, of Dixon; 8:48 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of West Second Street; aggravated assault; taken to Lee County Jail. Ronald S. Mangini, 54, of Dixon; 8:48 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of West Second Street; aggravated... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Monday, Oct. 9, 2017p.m. Saturday in the 300 block of First Avenue; Lee County warrant for failure
SaukValley.com / Posted 8 days ago
p.m. Saturday in the 300 block of First Avenue; Lee County warrant for failure to appear in court on theft charge; taken to Lee County Jail. Antonio L. Caudillo Jr., 22, of Rock Falls; 6:39 a.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of First Avenue; Whiteside... Read more
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Northwest Herald
deputy arrested in Earlville faces robbery charges in Will Countyarmed robbery, aggravated robbery and unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle.
Northwest Herald / Posted 9 days ago
armed robbery, aggravated robbery and unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle. Lowell Maxwell “Max” Ambler, 46, is in the Lee County Jail on a $1 million bond. Ambler surrendered peacefully to authorities Thursday. Will County authorities issued a... Read more
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Valley Free Press
Earlville standoff: Ambler surrenders after two-day manhuntout of their house. Later, about 8:20 a.m., Ambler surrendered peacefully, was
Valley Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
out of their house. Later, about 8:20 a.m., Ambler surrendered peacefully, was taken into custody and was brought to the Lee County Jail. Ambler has been charged with home invasion and kidnapping in Lee County, and could face charges in Will... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Ex-deputy arrested in Earlville faces robbery charges in Will Countyarmed robbery, aggravated robbery and unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle.
Daily Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
armed robbery, aggravated robbery and unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle. Lowell Maxwell “Max” Ambler, 46, is in the Lee County jail on a $1 million bond. Ambler surrendered peacefully to authorities Thursday. Will County authorities issued a... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Ex-deputy facing new felonies in Will Countywith armed robbery, aggravated robbery and unlawful possession of a stolen vehi
SaukValley.com / Posted 11 days ago
with armed robbery, aggravated robbery and unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle. Lowell “Max” Ambler, 46, is in the Lee County jail on a $1 million bond after surrendering Thursday. Will County authorities issued a $5 million warrant for his... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Former officer arrested in Earlville faces robbery charges in Will Countywith armed robbery, aggravated robbery and unlawful possession of a stolen vehi
Daily Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
with armed robbery, aggravated robbery and unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle. Lowell “Max” Ambler, 46, is in the Lee County jail on a $1 million bond. Ambler surrendered peacefully to authorities Thursday. Will County authorities issued a... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Former LaSalle County deputy surrenders in Earlville after two-day manhuntall urged Ambler to surrender. Ambler surrendered peacefully about 8:20 a.m., w
Northwest Herald / Posted 12 days ago
all urged Ambler to surrender. Ambler surrendered peacefully about 8:20 a.m., was taken into custody and was brought to the Lee County Jail in Dixon. Ambler was armed while inside the house with a semi-automatic weapon. “So things ended up, I... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Captured ex-deputy in Lee County Jail on $1 million bondDIXON – The fugitive ex-deputy who surrendered to police this morning after a 4
SaukValley.com / Posted 12 days ago
DIXON – The fugitive ex-deputy who surrendered to police this morning after a 4-day manhunt is in Lee County Jail this afternoon, held on $1 million bond. Lowell Maxwell "Max" Ambler, 46, of Mendota, charged with home invasion and kidnapping in Lee... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Boarding school owner released on bond ahead of abuse trialan Iowa jail while he awaits trial on sex and child abuse charges. Former Midw
KTTC Rochester / Posted 12 days ago
an Iowa jail while he awaits trial on sex and child abuse charges. Former Midwest Academy director Benjamin Trane left the Lee County jail Thursday after a judge reduced his $500,000-bond to $50,000. Trane had been jailed since surrendering last... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Boarding school owner released on bond ahead of abuse trialan Iowa jail while he awaits trial on sex and child abuse charges. Former Midw
KWWL Iowa / Posted 12 days ago
an Iowa jail while he awaits trial on sex and child abuse charges. Former Midwest Academy director Benjamin Trane left the Lee County jail Thursday after a judge reduced his $500,000-bond to $50,000. Trane had been jailed since surrendering last... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017bond. Krista Ann Scheuerman, 24, of Dixon; 3:52 p.m. Tuesday; unlawful possess
SaukValley.com / Posted 13 days ago
bond. Krista Ann Scheuerman, 24, of Dixon; 3:52 p.m. Tuesday; unlawful possession of a controlled substance; held at Lee County Jail. Brenda Sue Higley, 28, of Dixon; 4:26 p.m. Tuesday; Lee County arrest warrant for theft of more than $500,... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Woman arrested for DUI with small child in backseatpurse that was three-quarters empty. Also inside her purse were three separate
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 13 days ago
purse that was three-quarters empty. Also inside her purse were three separate prescription drugs. Eger was transported to Lee County Jail and has since been released on bond. © Copyright 2017 WBBH/WZVN (Waterman Broadcasting). All rights... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Tuesday, Oct. 3, 201730, of Dixon; 1:51 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of South Dement Avenue; Lee Cou
SaukValley.com / Posted 14 days ago
30, of Dixon; 1:51 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of South Dement Avenue; Lee County warrant for failure to appear; taken to Lee County Jail and released. Amboy Police Ryan J. Williams, 40, of Sterling; 7:01 p.m. Monday at Mason and Bacon; expired... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Cape Coral father, son jailed after melee with officersTaser), and police obstruction (depriving officer of means of protection or com
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 15 days ago
Taser), and police obstruction (depriving officer of means of protection or communication). Travis Krater remains in the Lee County Jail on a $260,000 bond. Ian Wiles-Krater is charged with battery on an officer and resisting with violence. He... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Cape Coral father, son jailed after melee with officersTaser), and police obstruction (depriving officer of means of protection or com
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 15 days ago
Taser), and police obstruction (depriving officer of means of protection or communication). Travis Krater remains in the Lee County Jail on a $260,000 bond. Ian Wiles-Krater is charged with battery on an officer and resisting with violence. He... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Suspect accused of raping AU student back in jailof raping an Auburn University student is back in custody. Tony Patillo was ar
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 16 days ago
of raping an Auburn University student is back in custody. Tony Patillo was arrested Saturday night and booked into the Lee County Jail. Patillo’s bond has been revoked. “He (Patillo) was out on bond on a criminal charge. He engaged in some... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2017of an accident charge and uninsured motor vehicle charges, Ogle County warrant
SaukValley.com / Posted 16 days ago
of an accident charge and uninsured motor vehicle charges, Ogle County warrant for possession of drug equipment; taken to Lee County Jail. Benjamin N. Woodyatt, 32, of Rock Falls; 5 a.m. Saturday at Sixth Avenue and East Second Street; driving... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Suspect accused of raping AU student back in jailof raping an Auburn University student is back in custody. Tony Patillo was ar
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 16 days ago
of raping an Auburn University student is back in custody. Tony Patillo was arrested Saturday night and booked into the Lee County Jail. Patillo’s bond has been revoked. “He (Patillo) was out on bond on a criminal charge. He engaged in some... Read more
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Al.com
Bond revoked for Tiger Transit driver charged with rape of Auburn studentfind the female at the time of the initial report. Patillo was arrested on four
Al.com / Posted 16 days ago
find the female at the time of the initial report. Patillo was arrested on four counts of public lewdness and taken to the Lee County Jail. As the investigation continued, detectives determined that the female, who "appeared to be incapacitated,"... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Machete-wielding man demands job at seafood restaurantmachete and calling him to come out, deputies said. Due to Burdick being deaf,
KGTV San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
machete and calling him to come out, deputies said. Due to Burdick being deaf, there were no audible threats but deputies say he wrote a note for the owner reading, "This is War." Burdick was arrested and transported to the Lee County Jail Ce... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Machete-wielding man demands job at seafood restaurantmachete and calling him to come out, deputies said. Due to Burdick being deaf,
KIVI Boise / Posted 18 days ago
machete and calling him to come out, deputies said. Due to Burdick being deaf, there were no audible threats but deputies say he wrote a note for the owner reading, "This is War." Burdick was arrested and transported to the Lee County Jail Ce... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Machete-wielding man demands job at seafood restaurantmachete and calling him to come out, deputies said. Due to Burdick being deaf,
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 18 days ago
machete and calling him to come out, deputies said. Due to Burdick being deaf, there were no audible threats but deputies say he wrote a note for the owner reading, "This is War." Burdick was arrested and transported to the Lee County Jail Ce... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Machete-wielding man demands job at seafood restaurantmachete and calling him to come out, deputies said. Due to Burdick being deaf,
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 18 days ago
machete and calling him to come out, deputies said. Due to Burdick being deaf, there were no audible threats but deputies say he wrote a note for the owner reading, "This is War." Burdick was arrested and transported to the Lee County Jail Ce... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Machete-wielding man demands job at seafood restaurantmachete and calling him to come out, deputies said. Due to Burdick being deaf,
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 18 days ago
machete and calling him to come out, deputies said. Due to Burdick being deaf, there were no audible threats but deputies say he wrote a note for the owner reading, "This is War." Burdick was arrested and transported to the Lee County Jail Ce... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Machete-wielding man demands job at seafood restaurantmachete and calling him to come out, deputies said. Due to Burdick being deaf,
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 18 days ago
machete and calling him to come out, deputies said. Due to Burdick being deaf, there were no audible threats but deputies say he wrote a note for the owner reading, "This is War." Burdick was arrested and transported to the Lee County Jail Ce... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Machete-wielding man demands job at seafood restaurantmachete and calling him to come out, deputies said. Due to Burdick being deaf,
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 18 days ago
machete and calling him to come out, deputies said. Due to Burdick being deaf, there were no audible threats but deputies say he wrote a note for the owner reading, "This is War." Burdick was arrested and transported to the Lee County Jail Ce... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Man, angry about order, pulls gun in McDonald's drive-thruare safe now that he's off the streets,” added Maryann Owen of Fort Myers. Rod
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 18 days ago
are safe now that he's off the streets,” added Maryann Owen of Fort Myers. Rodriguez-Diaz is off the street and in the Lee County Jail awaiting sentencing, but customers are still rattled by what happened. “Don't pull our guns, don't bring... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Cape Coral nurse accused of raping patientstill has his nursing license but that it has emergency restrictions on it. He
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 20 days ago
still has his nursing license but that it has emergency restrictions on it. He can't see female patients without another licensed health care worker in the room. Hechavarria is currently in the Lee County Jail awaiting charges of sexual... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Cape Coral nurse accused of raping patientstill has his nursing license but that it has emergency restrictions on it. He
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 20 days ago
still has his nursing license but that it has emergency restrictions on it. He can't see female patients without another licensed health care worker in the room. Hechavarria is currently in the Lee County Jail awaiting charges of sexual... Read more
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SaukValley.com
No-show witness in involuntary manslaughter case turns herself inSept. 6 bench trial before Lee County Circuit Judge Ronald Jacobson. She had be
SaukValley.com / Posted 21 days ago
Sept. 6 bench trial before Lee County Circuit Judge Ronald Jacobson. She had been served a subpoena in the case July 27. Lee County Jail is not housing female inmates at this time – an Illinois Department of Corrections inspection found that the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Defense wins a round in fatal ATV crash casedrugs, four counts of aggravated DUI resulting in bodily harm, and misdemeanor
SaukValley.com / Posted 21 days ago
drugs, four counts of aggravated DUI resulting in bodily harm, and misdemeanor endangering the life of a child. He is in Lee County Jail on $500,000 bond. Whitcombe also wants to prove that the deer running into the ATV's path was an... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017South Hennepin Avenue; Ogle County warrant for failure to appear in court on dr
SaukValley.com / Posted 21 days ago
South Hennepin Avenue; Ogle County warrant for failure to appear in court on driving under the influence charge; taken to Lee County Jail. Alicia L. Estes, 26, of Dixon; 7:15 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of Nachusa Avenue; Lee County warrant;... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Almost 900 grams of pot confiscated during traffic stophim with marijuana possession with intent to sell, manufacture of deliver, mari
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 21 days ago
him with marijuana possession with intent to sell, manufacture of deliver, marijuana possession over 20 grams, drug equipment possession, and a moving traffic violation driving with a suspended/revoked license. He was booked in the Lee County... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida man arrested for acting like stunt driver in Publix parking lothim over, they discovered a bag of cocaine inside the car. He was charged with
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 22 days ago
him over, they discovered a bag of cocaine inside the car. He was charged with reckless driving and possession of cocaine, and taken to the Lee County Jail. Example of a drifting is below: » Download our PostNOW app to get the latest Breaking... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Monday, Sept. 25, 2017Avenue; driving under the influence, operating uninsured vehicle, disobeying st
SaukValley.com / Posted 22 days ago
Avenue; driving under the influence, operating uninsured vehicle, disobeying stop sign, driving in the wrong lane; taken to Lee County Jail. Polo Police Makayla J. Jackson, 22, of Dixon; 10:10 a.m. Sept. 18; speeding 41 mph in a 30-mph zone;... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Suspect arrested in beating, robbery at Cape Coral McDonald'sphone, according to police, who also said Torres knew the victim. He's been ch
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 23 days ago
phone, according to police, who also said Torres knew the victim. He's been charged with robbery without a weapon and battery. He remains in the Lee County Jail on $10,000 bond. Copyright 2017 WBBH/WZVN (Waterman Broadcasting). All rights reserv... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Suspect arrested in beating, robbery at Cape Coral McDonald'sphone, according to police, who also said Torres knew the victim. He's been ch
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 23 days ago
phone, according to police, who also said Torres knew the victim. He's been charged with robbery without a weapon and battery. He remains in the Lee County Jail on $10,000 bond. Copyright 2017 WBBH/WZVN (Waterman Broadcasting). All rights reserv... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police: Dixon felon admits to stealing car, setting it ablazethen set the car on fire to hide the evidence before turning himself in Saturda
SaukValley.com / Posted 23 days ago
then set the car on fire to hide the evidence before turning himself in Saturday night, police said. Andrew Ford was in Lee County Jail on Sunday, awaiting a bond hearing. He is charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, arson, and criminal... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 23-24, 2017Schwarz, 25, of Dixon; 1:31 p.m. Friday; two counts of criminal trespass to res
SaukValley.com / Posted 23 days ago
Schwarz, 25, of Dixon; 1:31 p.m. Friday; two counts of criminal trespass to residence, criminal damage to property; held at Lee County Jail and given notice to appear in court. Ogle County Sheriff Robbie L. Brown, 24, of Rockford; 11:36 p.m.... Read more
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WALB Albany
Man accused of exposing himself in Walmart arrestedtwo-door truck. Bo Kyle Andrus was arrested. Officials said community tips led
WALB Albany / Posted 25 days ago
two-door truck. Bo Kyle Andrus was arrested. Officials said community tips led to his arrest. Andrus has been charged with disorderly conduct (public indecency) and was booked into the Lee County Jail. Copyright 2017 WALB. All rights r... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Man accused of exposing himself in Walmart arrestedtwo-door truck. Bo Kyle Andrus was arrested. Officials said community tips led
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 25 days ago
two-door truck. Bo Kyle Andrus was arrested. Officials said community tips led to his arrest. Andrus has been charged with disorderly conduct (public indecency) and was booked into the Lee County Jail. Copyright 2017 WALB. All rights r... Read more
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