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Police/Fire Reports

Bureau County Sheriff

Driving with suspended/revoked license

Holly Blades, 33, of Wyanet was charged with driving with a suspended/revoked driver’s license and with operating an uninsured motor vehicle at 1:53 a.m. July 5 on 1200 North Avenue, one-fourth mile west of 1100 East St.

Brian S. Mead, 31, of Kewanee was charged with driving with a suspended/revoked driver’s license at 11:18 p.m. July 5 on 300 East St., one mile north of the Kentville Road.

Domestic battery

Nicolas Lopez, 39, of Princeton was charged with domestic battery at 4 p.m. July 5 on 27700 East Street.


James T. Dant, 24, of Princeton was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol at 11:42 p.m. July 5 on 1900 East Street, one-half mile north of 800 North Avenue.

Visitation interference

Janelle K. Balensiefen, 35, of Buda was charged with unlawful visitation interference July 4 at the Bureau County Sheriff’s Office in Princeton.

Deer accident

Kimberly J. Baker, 28, of Walnut was traveling at 10:19 p.m. July 4 on 1200 East St., one-fourth mile north of Route 92, when her vehicle hit a deer.


Randall A. Michael, Jr., 20, of Walnut was involved in an accident at 9 p.m. June 30 on Route 26, one-half mile north of 2400 North Avenue, when his vehicle struck a tree that had fallen in the roadway.

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