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Police/Fire Reports

Bureau County Sheriff

Deer accidents

Kenneth E. Wilcoxen, 54, of Princeton was traveling at 6:35 p.m. Dec. 21 on Route 6, one-fourth mile west of 2750 East Street in Selby Township, when his vehicle hit a deer.

A 17-year-old Bradford girl was traveling at 1:05 a.m. Dec. 22 on the Princeton-Tiskilwa Road when her vehicle hit a deer.

Tommy P. Thompson, 45, of New Bedford was traveling at 6:04 p.m. Dec. 22 on 2500 North Avenue, one-half mile west of Route 40 in Greenfield Township, when his vehicle hit a deer.

Kathleen A. Ernst, 26, of Buda was traveling at 12:59 p.m. Jan. 1 on Backbone Road, one-half mile east of 1750 East Street in Princeton Township, when her vehicle hit a deer.

Gene L. Matiak, 70, of Mark was traveling at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 31 on Interstate 180, one-half mile north of Route 26 in Selby Township, when his vehicle hit a deer.

Gary L. Carlson, 47, of rural Princeton was traveling at 6:26 p.m. Dec. 29 on Route 29, 100 feet south of the Kentville Road in Arispie Township, when his vehicle hit a deer.


A 17-year-old Wyanet boy and Julia S. Alschbach, 22, of Wyanet were involved in an accident at 2:49 a.m. Dec. 31 while driving in an alley about 50 feet west of King Street in Wyanet.
Michael S. Krull, 44, of Frankfort was involved in a single-vehicle accident at 3:50 p.m. Dec. 28 while driving on Western Street in DePue.

A 17-year-old Tiskilwa girl was involved in a single-vehicle accident at 9:35 a.m. Dec. 29 while traveling on 2300 North Avenue, 200 feet feet east of 600 East Street in Manlius Township.

A 17-year-old Princeton boy was involved in a single-vehicle accident at 10:45 p.m. Dec. 22 on 1600 East Street, at the intersection of 1825 North Avenue in Bureau Township.

Marretta L. Fuller, 41, of Granville was involved in a single-vehicle accident at 9:29 a.m. Dec. 7 on Route 29, one-fourth mile east of Lincoln Avenue in DePue.

Raymond J. Vega, 88, of DePue, Sergio Caudillo, 31, of DePue and Ivan Lopez, 25, of DePue were involved in a three-vehicle accident at 4 p.m. Dec. 22 at the intersection of Marquette and South Western streets in DePue.

Reckless driving

Jeffrey B. Mitchell, 23, of DePue was charged with reckless driving at 11:07 p.m Dec. 24 in DePue.

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