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-On Wednesday, January 16th at 3:45P.M. Henry County Courthouse Deputies arrested Aaron Bennett (age 27) of Colona on a Henry County arrest warrant for failing to appear in court on a petition to revoke probation for the original charge of DUI.  Aaron posted bond and was released.

 


At approximately 7:06 Am, Kewanee Police went to the scene of an accident in the area of Division and East Street South. At the scene, Kewanee Police found an accident involving Bonnie J Davis pf Kewanee had struck a vehicle owned by Connie L Felt of Kewanee. No one was injured in the accident and no citations were issued. 

 

At approximately 2:37 Pm, Kewanee Polce reported to the site of an accident in the area of 3rd and Main Street. At the scene of the accident, Kewanee Police investigated an acciident involving vehicles operated by Darin D Marquez of Kewanee and Kerry J Roberts of Chicago. Police determined that Marquez was following to closely and struck the other vehicle. Marquez was cited for Following too Closely. 

 

 


-On Wednesday, January 16th at 10:02A.M. Henry County Deputy made a traffic stop on Il. Hwy. 81 East of Cambridge.  The driver of the vehicle, Robert Blanks (age 56) of Kewanee, was issued a notice to appear citation for driving on a suspended drivers license.

 


At approximately 10:59 Am Kewanee Police were called to the area of the 200 Block of South Walnut. At the scene, Kewanee Police investigated an Attempted Forcible Entry Burglary. No other information regarding this investigation has been made available. 

 

At approximately 11:13 Am Kewanee Police were called to the area of the 1000 Block West South Street in Kewanee. At the scene, Kewanee an allegation of Simple Battery. At the scene, Kewanee Police investigated but are releasing no further information. 

 

At approximately 11:44 Am Kewanee Police were called to the 100 Block of Fairview Homes. At the scene, Kewanee Police investigated word of a Riot or Brawl. No arrests were made and no further information is being released at this time. 

 

At approximately 10:44 Pm Kewanee Police made a traffic stop in the 900 Block of Zang. In that stop, Kewanee Police arrested 44 year old Jeffrey M McCartney of Kewanee on a Henry County warrant for Failure to Appear in Court on a charge of Possesion of Cannabis, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Aggravated DUI, and No Valid Drivers License. McCartney was taken to the Henry County Jail. 


Reports indicate that District 7 Troopers arrested and charged the following individuals with Driving Under the Influence (DUI). 
Henry County 
• Cameron Broadway, 19 Dubuque, IA 
• Julius Jackson, 30, Memphis, TN 
• Jesse Meredith, 38, Milan, IL 
• Lonny Merlak, 50, Mount Vernon, IL 
• Matthew Nicholson, 34, Geneseo, IL 
Knox County 
• Leandra Burks, 29, Peoria, IL 
• Kobe L. Marshall, 19, St. Augustine, IL 
• Linda Nolta, 62, Galesburg, IL 
• Coty Richardson, 28, Galesburg, IL 
Rock Island County 
• Katie Lang, 23, Port Byron, IL 
• Karl Tornquist, 24, Moline, IL 
(The above mentioned individuals have been charged with a crime; however, those charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.) 

 


-On Saturday, January 12th at 9:45A.M. Henry County Orion Division Deputy responded to a single vehicle traffic crash on U.S. Hwy. 150 North of Orion.  No injuries were reported.  The driver of the vehicle, Andrew Cline (age 26) of Orion, was issued a citation for failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

 

-On Sunday, January 13th at 3:20P.M. Henry County Orion Division Deputy made a traffic stop on U.S. Hwy. 150 North of Orion.  The juvenile driver of the vehicle was issued a notice to appear citation for speeding 86mph in a 55mph speed zone.  The driver was also issued a civil notice to appear citation for possession of cannabis.

 

-On Monday, January 14th at 3:30P.M. Henry County Deputy responded to a single vehicle traffic crash on 11th Ave. in Orion.  No injuries were reported.  The juvenile driver of the vehicle was issued a citation for failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident.


At approximately 7:10 Am Kewanee Police were called to the scene of an accident in the area of 1300 Block of West 6th Street. In that accident, according to Kewanee Police, a vehicle driven by Terry W Yelm of Kewanee struck a pair of parked and unattended vehicles owned by Jerry A Nanninga of Kewanee and Shane Faber of Neponset. No was injured in the accident and no citations were issued. 

 

At approximately 9:58 Am Kewanee Police were called to the site of an accident in the area of the 300 Block of West  4th Street. At the scene, Kewanee Police found an accident involving vehicles operated by Kelly D Strain of St Louis, Missouri and Salvador Ceja of Kewanee. According to the police department, Mr Strain struck the parked and unattended vehicle of Mr Ceja. No injuries were reported in that crash and no citations were issued. 

 

At approximately 6:36 Pm Kewanee Police made a traffic stop in the area of Cole and Lake Street in Kewanee. In that stop, Kewanee Police arrested 26 year old Jaqueline N Alexander of Kewanee on charges of Driving While suspended and having No Insurance. 

 

At approximately 10:30 Pm on Tuesday night Kewanee Police were called regarding a Hit and Run accident in the area of Northeast Park. At the scene, Kewanee Police that 18 year old Jose H Delgado is accused of having struck a fence near the park and then leaving the scene. Kewanee Police charged Delgado with Failure to Report an Accident, Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle, and Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident. 

 

At approximately 10:09 Pm Kewanee Police made a traffic stop in the area of Chestnut and Prospect. In that stop, Kewanee Police arrested 43 year old Clifford J Ince of Kewanee on a Stark County warrant for Speeding. Bond was posted. 

 

 


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