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Police/Fire Reports

Spring Valley Police

Traffic stop

Following a traffic stop, Anthony P. Cuchiara, 18, of Rochelle was charged with possession of cannabis and possession of paraphernalia on Wolfer Industrial Drive near Route 89 at 9:27 on April 25.

Violating city ordinance

Brianna N. Keef, 23, of Spring Valley was charged with the city ordinance violation of abandoned vehicle at her residence of 116 E. Fifth St. at 9:45 a.m. April 25.

Domestic battery

Dustin T. Pennell, 22, of Spring Valley was charged with domestic battery in his home at 5:03 p.m. April 28.


A vehicle driven by Iram L. Avila, 18, of Spring Valley collided with a parked car owned by Maribeth F. Tonelli, 60, of Spring Valley on West Third Street near Spalding Street at 3:49 p.m. April 29.

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