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Police/Fire Reports

Spring Valley Police

Reckless discharge of a firearm

Larry N. Rindal, 63, of Spring Valley was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm in his home at 128 E. Cleveland St. at 10:27 a.m. Aug. 2.


Stacy L. Padilla, 32, of LaSalle was charged with battery at 209 E. St. Paul St. at 11:48 a.m. Aug. 2.

Revoked license

Jose Lagunas, 55, of Houston, Texas, was charged with driving while license revoked and speeding on Dakota Street near Terry Street at 8:41 a.m. Aug. 4.

No valid driver’s license

Pedro Lopez-Tapia, 24, of Spring Valley was charged with no valid driver’s license and operating an uninsured motor vehicle on Route 6 near Route 89 at 12:14 p.m. Aug. 4.

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