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Police/Fire Reports

Bureau County Sheriff

Deer accident

• A vehicle driven by Nickolas P. Bazydlo, 41, of Ladd struck a deer on Interstate 180 near Mile Marker 9, southeast of Princeton, at 7:04 a.m. Sept. 19.


• A two-vehicle accident involving Linda L. Rhoades, 66, of Earlville and Debra L. Lane, 59, of Earlville occurred on Route 26 near Route 29, north of Bureau, at 11:45 a.m. Sept. 16.

• A vehicle driven by Holley B. McNinch, 19, of Rock Falls lost control, left the roadway and struck a stop sign and utility pole on Route 92 near 1000 East Street, west of Walnut, at 1:52 p.m. Sept. 19.


Tyler J. Shofner, 22, of Sheffield was charged with DUI, speeding, improper lane usage and illegal transportation of alcohol on 1400 East Street near 2200 North Avenue, north of Wyanet, at 11:27 p.m. Sept. 19.

Domestic battery

Barry L. Cade, 25, of Neponset was charged with domestic battery in the 500 block of South Park Street in Sheffield at 2:35 a.m. Sept. 24.

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