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Police/Fire Reports

Bureau County Sheriff


Todd A. Maynard, 26, of Manlius was involved in a single-vehicle crash at 10:10 a.m. April 4 while traveling on the Wyanet/Walnut Road, one-half mile south of 2100 North Avenue in Bureau Township.

Kyle G. Pikula, 19, of Spring Valley and a 16-year-old Spring Valley girl were involved in a crash at 11:48 p.m. April 4 while traveling on 1600 North Avenue, one-half mile west of 3200 East Street in Hall Township. Pikula was charged with driving too fast for conditions. The girl was charged with driving without a valid driver's license.

A 17-year-old Bradford boy was involved in a single-vehicle crash at 7:55 p.m. March 31 while traveling on 300 North Avenue, 100 feet east of 1525 East Street in Milo Township.

Deer accidents

John F. Ryan, 33, of LaMoille was traveling at 12:47 a.m. March 3 on 3000 East Street, one-half mile north of 2800 North Avenue in Clarion Township, when his vehicle hit a deer.

Melissa Junis, 44, of Sheffield was traveling at 8:26 p.m. March 6 on Route 6, 150 east of 1845 East Street in Princeton Township, when her vehicle hit a deer.

Ryan S. Kepner, 39, of Walnut was traveling at 8:41 p.m. April 8 on Route 92, at the intersection of 1600 East Street in Walnut Township, when his vehicle hit a deer.


Nikki L. Jeanguenat, 18, of Kewanee was charged with battery following an incident at 8:11 p.m. April 3 in Hollowayville.


Alexis M. Nowakowski, 19, of LaSalle was charged with theft of $500 and under on March 1, relating to a Feb. 7 incident in Dalzell.

Illegal consumption

A 17-year-old boy was charged with illegal consumption of alcohol on April 13 while a passenger of a vehicle stopped on Route 6, at the intersection of 1600 East Street.

Criminal damage to property

Cody N. Gray, 21, of Somonauk was charged with criminal damage to property at 12:10 a.m. April 12 on Marquette Bottom Road.

Failure to report

Randy J. Templeton, Jr., 22, of LaSalle was charged with failure to report to the Bureau County Jail for his 30-day sentence at 6 p.m. April 8.

Domestic battery

Randy L. Peterson, 34, of Bradford was charged with domestic battery at 6 p.m. April 10 following a rural Bradford incident.


James V. Jacobs, 63, of Neponset was charged with driving under the influence of drugs and with improper lane usage following a traffic stop at 7:38 p.m. April 9 on 300 East Street, south of Route 34.

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