Local News

At approximately 7:45 Am on Saturday, Kewanee Police responded to a call regarding a traffic accident in the area of Lakeland Terrace. At the scene, Kewanee Police found a vehicle driven by 32-year-old Daisy V. Leon had struck a pole. Leon was arrested at the scene on a Henry County Warrant for Failure to Appear on a charge of Excessive Speed in a School Zone. Bond was posted.

 

At approximately 8:20 Am on Saturday, Kewanee Police responded to an accident in the area of Tremont and Prospect Street. At the scene was an accident involving vehicles driven by 51-year-old Alvin W. Cole and 50-year-old Douglas Whitmer, both of Kewanee. Kewanee Police cited Cole for Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident and Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle. Thankfully neither driver was hurt in the accident. 

 

At approximately 12:16 Pm on Saturday, Kewanee Police were called to the scene of a Domestic Disturbance in the area of the 700 Block of McKinley Avenue. At the scene, Kewanee Police arrested 18-year-old Mykal G. Scott on a Charge of Domestic Battery. Scott was taken to the Henry County Jail. 

 

At approximately 11:09 Pm On Saturday night, Kewanee Police made a traffic stop in the area of 2nd and Tremont. In that stop, Kewanee Police cited 20-year-old Tironica L. Watts of Kewanee for having no valid driver’s license and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. Also in that stop, Kewanee Police cited 24-year-old Eric Matthew Melchert of Iowa for Allowing an Unauthorized Person to Drive. 

 

At approximately 12:41 Am on Sunday morning, Kewanee Police were called to the scene of an accident in the area of the 1200 Block of East 3rd Street. At the scene, Kewanee Police cited 59-Year-old Marcus Taylor of Kewanee for Failing to Report an Accident to Authorities and Driving with an Obstructed Windshield. According to Police, the accident occurred when Mr Taylor ran into a snow pile. 

 

At approximately 2:03 Am on Sunday morning, Kewanee Police were called to the 300 Block of South Walnut where an Unwanted Subject was refusing to leave the area. At the scene, Kewanee Police arrested 18-year old David Moody of Kewanee for Consumption of Alcohol By a Minor.

 

At approximately 10:39 Am on Sunday, Kewanee Police were called to the scene of an accident in the area of 2nd and Vine Street. At the scene was an accident involving 80-year-old Nancy J. Miller of Kewanee and 51-year-old Kamleshkumar D. Kharvari also of Kewanee. Neither driver was hurt in the accident. Kewanee Police, however, did cite Miller for Failure to Failure to Yield Turning Left. 

At approximately 4:17 Pm Kewanee Police were called to the area of the 600 Block of Cambridge Road regarding a Battery call. At the scene, Kewanee Police a pair of Female Juveniles on charges of Battery. 

 

At approximately 10:18 Pm on Sunday night, Kewanee Police were called to the scene of a Fight in the area of the 300 Block of South Walnut Street. At the scene, Kewanee Police made three arrests. 44-year-old Jose L. Aviles-Ramos, 23-year-old Jose J. Ramos, and a 17-year-old Juvenile Male were arrested on charges of Mob Action and Aggravated Assault. The two adults were taken to the Henry County Jail while the minor suspect was released with a Notice to Appear in Court.