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Police/Fire Reports

Bureau County Sheriff

Accident

Vehicles driven by Zachary L. Skaggs, 23, of Princeton, Jason B. Dunn, 40, of LaSalle, and Billie J. Sissell, 54, of Princeton were involved in an accident at 7:01 a.m. Aug. 8 on Route 40, at the intersection of 1550 North Avenue. Skaggs was ticketed with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, passing in a no passing zone, not wearing a seatbelt and improper passing at an intersection.

Assault

Thomas P. Selder, 18, of Peru was charged with assault and illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor at 9:29 p.m. Aug. 7 on the Marquette Bottom Road.

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