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Police/Fire Reports

Spring Valley Police

Retail theft

James Castelli, 52, of Spring Valley was arrested for retail theft after allegedly shoplifting items at the Dollar General, 116 S. Spalding St. at 7:20 p.m. Oct. 29.

Domestic battery

Anthony R. Bernardini, 53, of Spring Valley was charged with domestic battery following a domestic dispute in the first block of Westminster Drive at 5:15 a.m. Oct. 28.

Unlawful consumption of alcohol

Candice N. McCannon, 20, of Spring Valley was charged with unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor in the 400 block of North Power Street at 4:11 a.m. Oct. 23.

Unlawful possession of cannabis

Annastachia N. Ingold, 22, of Granville was arrested for unlawful possession of cannabis, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, operating an uninsured vehicle, unlawful use of license, driving while suspended and disobeying a stop sign on Route 29, south of the Illinois River bridge, at 9:38 a.m. Oct. 25.


A vehicle driven by Jane Kunkel, 85, of Spring Valley backed into a parked vehicle belonging to Deborah S. Feeney, 53, of Dalzell in the south parking lot of Valley Medical Supplies, in the 400 block of East Dakota Street at 11:21 a.m. Oct. 26.

Vehicles driven by a 16-year-old male juvenile of Spring Valley and James R. Harmon, 49, of DePue were involved in an accident at the intersection of Mary and Dakota streets at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 26.

Vehicles belonging to Marcia K. Dissinger, 66, of Spring Valley and Rosealicia Avilia, 34, of Spring Valley were involved in an accident at the intersection of West First and Richards streets at 8:04 a.m. Oct. 29.

Vehicles driven by Aloysius J. Kunkel, 88, of Lostant and Tina J. Tucker, 42, of Spring Valley were involved in an accident at the intersection of Mary and Second streets at 3:05 p.m. Oct. 25. Kunkel was charged with failure to yield.

Hit and run

A parked car belonging to Barry K. Rush, 50, of Spring Valley was struck by an unknown vehicle sometime before 11:03 a.m. Oct. 24.

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