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Bureau County Sheriff


A 15-year-old Walnut girl and Ronny J. Pearson, 59, of Marengo were involved in a two-vehicle accident at 3:45 p.m. July 6 while traveling on Route 40, one-half mile north of 2300 North Avenue.

Daniel T. Benton, 24, of Westmont put his motorcycle on its side to avoid a truck in the road while traveling at 5:56 p.m. July 5 on Route 6, one-eighth mile east of 2775 East Street

Deer accidents

William T. Boehm, 52, of Bureau was traveling at 3:57 a.m. July 8 on Route 6, one-eighth mile east of 2965 East Street, when his vehicle hit a deer.

Michelle D. Rossman, 53, of Tiskilwa was traveling at 1:33 a.m. July 7 on 1950 East Street, at the intersection of 1325 North Avenue, when her vehicle hit a deer.

Shad W. Van Waes, 44, of Princeton was traveling at 5:15 a.m. July 5 on 1900 North Avenue, at the intersection of 1575 East Street, when his vehicle hit a deer.

Katherine A. Kraas, 63, of LaSalle was traveling at 10:07 p.m. July 4 on Route 6, one-fourth mile west of 2750 East Street, when her vehicle hit a deer.

Jimmy L. Rowden, 49, of DePue was traveling at 8:30 a.m. July 4 on Route 29, one-fourth mile south of 1045 North Avenue, when his vehicle hit a deer.

Domestic battery

Michael K. Cox, 51, of Neponset was charged with domestic battery at 5:30 p.m. July 7 in Neponset.

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