Police Beat

-On Wednesday, March 6th at 11:21A.M. Henry County Courthouse Deputy arrested Bennie Carruthers (age 39) of Rock Island on two Rock Island County arrest warrants both for the charge of aggravated fleeing and eluding.  He was taken to the Henry County Jail.


-On Thursday, March 7th at 10:55A.M. Henry County Deputy responded to the report of illegal burning in the area of Oak St./Level Acres Colona.  After initial investigation Deputy issued a notice to appear in court for the charge of violating the open air burn act.  


-On Thursday, March 7th at 8:28P.M. Henry County Deputies responded to a traffic crash on Il. Hwy. 78 south of Kewanee.  Non-life threatening injuries were reported.  The driver of one of the vehicles, Joyce Gibson (age 85) of Dixson, IL., was issued a citation for failing to yield the right of way at a stop sign.


-On Thursday, March 7th at 11:47P.M. Henry County Deputy made a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Geneseo.  The driver of the vehicle, Amanda Venegas (age 24) of Warsaw, IN., was issued notice to appear citations for speeding 91/70mph and driving on a suspended drivers license.