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Police/Fire Reports

Bureau County Sheriff

Deer accidents

Julian Avila, 56, of Mendota was traveling at 10:25 p.m. June 14 on Route 34, one-half mile east of Route 89, when his vehicle hit a deer.

Devin M. Anderson, 19, of Ohio, Ill., was traveling at 10:36 p.m. June 14 on Backbone Road, at the intersection with 1750 North Avenue, when his vehicle hit a deer.

Kimberly L. Walters, 49, of Tiskilwa was traveling at 4:15 a.m. June 16 on 1890 East Street, one and one-half miles north of Main Street in Tiskilwa, when her vehicle hit a deer.

Disorderly conduct

Jimmie W. Lee, 56, of Bureau was charged with disorderly conduct at 10:29 p.m. June 15 in Mineral.

In state-warrant

Jake W. Wuckert, 22, of Bureau was arrested on an in-state warrant at 12:07 a.m. June 16 in Bureau.


Lee Ann Joyce, 58, of Ladd and Derrick T. Eckberg, 22, of Walnut were involved in a two-vehicle crash at 12:25 p.m. June 11 on Route 26, one-eighth mile south of 1950 North Avenue.

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