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Jo Daviess County Sheriff Warns of Telephone Scam

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11-30-18 Jo Daviess County Sheriff Kevin Turner is warning the public about a possible telephone scam occurring in Jo Daviess County. The SCAMMER telephones a resident and will impersonate an officer with the Social Security Office. The scammer will then attempt to convince the victim that there will be legal action brought against them, and to wire a significant amount of money or obtain personal information. Sheriff Turner urges the public to exercise extreme caution if they receive telephone calls of this nature, and to not to wire money or give out personal information to anyone...

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Ogle County Sheriff’s Blotter — 10/01/2018 – 10/25/2018

Possession of Hypodermic Syringe and Warrant Arrest On 10/25/2018 at approximately 1:52 PM, Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies performed a traffic stop in the 4,000 block of North Leaf River Road.  After investigation Deputies placed the driver, Christopher Evans age 29 of Dixon, under arrest for a Failure to Appear Ogle County warrant for Criminal Trespass, a FTA Lee County warrant, and Violation of the Hypodermic Syringe and Needle Act.  Evans was also issued a citation for No Front Registration Plate.  The passenger, Adam Koehler age 35 of Dixon, was also placed under arrest for a FTA Lee County warrant. ...

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Charity Scams Follow Hurricane’s Wake

October 10, 2018 — by Colleen Tressler, Consumer Education Specialist, FTC As Hurricane Michael barrels its way toward Florida’s Gulf Coast, scammers continue to con people who want to help those affected by past hurricanes. Case in point: The FTC and its state and local partners are getting reports about sham charities following Hurricane Florence’s devastating impact on North and South Carolina. In recent weeks, a slew of new websites related to Hurricane Florence have popped up. They accept donations on behalf of victims without saying who is running the sites or how the funds will be used. Some sites...

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Carroll County Sheriff’s Blotter 09/25/2018 – 09/30/2018

09/25/18 at 3:32 pm Matthew R Gorzney, 22 of Morrison, was arrested on a warrant. Gorzney remains in Custody. 09/25/18 at 9:16 pm Brittany M Spencer, 26 of Savanna, was arrested by Savanna Police Department for Violating Bail Bond. Bond was set at $3,000.00 10% applies. Spencer was able to post bond and was released with a court date. 09/26/18 at 5:15 am Samantha J Arnold, 32 of Milledgeville was arrested by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office for Domestic Battery and Violating Order of Protection. Bond was set. Arnold received a recognizance bond and released with a court date....

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Ogle County Sheriff’s Blotter – 09/24/2018 to 09/30/2018

Single Vehicle Rollover Accident On 09/30/18 at 1454 hours Ogle County Deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Chana Rd and Flagg Rd reference a single vehicle rollover accident with the vehicle fully engulfed in flames. During the course of the crash investigation, it was determined that Matthew C. Mancillas age 31 of Sycamore, ran off the roadway traveling over 600 feet before crashing into a tree causing the vehicle to catch fire. Manciallas was transported to Rochelle Community Hospital where he was treated for non life threatening injuries and cited for driving under the influence of alcohol and...

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