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Spring Valley Police


Scott C. Shearer, 50, of Ottawa was involved in a single-vehicle accident at 1:55 p.m. Nov. 1 on East Seventh Street in Spring Valley.

A vehicle driven by Saul N. Albarran, 71, of DePue struck a vehicle driven by Reed J. Wozniak, 24, of Ladd in the State Farm Insurance parking lot at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 29.

Hit and run

Tracy W. Golgin, 52, of Spring Valley reported at 6:54 p.m. Nov. 2 that his vehicle was hit by an unknown vehicle while parked in the 400 block of East First Street in Spring Valley.


Michael J. Torri, 30, of DePue was charged with driving under the influence of drugs, operating an uninsured vehicle, operating a vehicle with expired registration, driving in the wrong lane, and unlawful possession of a controlled substance (heroin) at 7:07 p.m. Nov. 1 in Spring Valley.

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