Digital Access

Digital Access
Access and all Shaw Local content from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Local news, sports, opinion and more. The Bureau County Republican is published Wednesday and Saturday mornings.

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Stay connected to us wherever you are! With bcralerts, get breaking news updates along with other area information sent to you as a text message to your wireless device or by e-mail.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
Keep up with what's going on in your community by reading the bcrbriefs. This easy to read synopsis of today's news will be emailed directly to you Tuesday through Saturday at no charge. Sign up today!

Bureau County Sheriff

Disorderly conduct

• Marla K. Thompson, 62, of Ohio was charged with disorderly conduct in the 23000 block of Route 26 in Ohio at 6:38 p.m. Feb. 7.

Domestic battery

Jacob D. Parola, 28, of LaMoille was charged with domestic battery in the 600 block of South Park Avenue in LaMoille at 3:03 a.m. Feb. 9.

Lane M. Nelson, 21, of Princeton was charged with domestic battery in the Bureau County Sheriff's Office at 1:58 p.m. Feb. 9.

Traffic stops

Chad E. Cherry, 44, of Ladd was charged with driving in the wrong lane, driving while license revoked/suspended and driving under the influence of alcohol on 2500 North Avenue near 3200 East Street in LaMoille at 4:52 a.m. Feb. 8.

A 17-year-old Bradford girl was charged with speeding on Wyanet-Walnut Road near the Bradford Blacktop near Bradford at 5:37 p.m. Feb. 8.

A 16-year-old Princeton girl was charged with violating rules of a graduated driver's license on Route 6 near 975 East Street in Neponset at 7:57 p.m. Feb. 8.

Dustin M. Miller, 30, of Sheffield was charged with driving while license revoked, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and speeding on 1300 North Avenue near Route 34 at 5:02 p.m. Feb. 10.

Jeffrey M. Burrows, 37, of Kewanee was charged with driving while license revoked/suspended on Interstate 80 westbound near mile marker 43 near Sheffield at 3:52 a.m. Feb. 11.

David A. Maynard, 33, of Brookport was charged with operating an uninsured motor vehicle on Route 26 near 2300 North Avenue near Ohio at 4:12 a.m. Feb. 12.

Breana I. Brennan, 20, of Princeton was charged with speeding on Route 6 near 2400 East Street in Princeton at 4:45 a.m. Feb. 12.


A two-vehicle accident involving Shelly A. Despain, 58, of Tiskilwa and Dacia L. Nelson, 25, of Tiskilwa occurred in the intersection of Galena and North streets in Tiskilwa at 3:24 p.m. Feb. 10.

A vehicle driven by Matthew J. Zeman, 33, of Princeton was involved in an accident on Route 6 near 1800 East Street in Princeton at 8:14 p.m. Feb. 10.

• A vehicle driven by Joshua B. Taylor, 29, of Walnut was involved in an accident on 1250 East Street near 2775 North Avenue, west of Walnut, at 2:28 a.m. Feb. 13.

Criminal trespass

Kevin C. Frank, 39, of Wyanet was charged with criminal trespass to real property and disorderly conduct in the 8900 block of 2175 North Avenue in Sheffield at 3:36 p.m. Feb. 7.

Deer accidents

A vehicle driven by Vicky S. Rambo, 56, of Mineral struck a deer on 150 East Street near Mineral at 2:01 p.m. Feb. 8.

A vehicle driven by Brock N. Schmitt, 28, of Tiskilwa struck a deer on the Bradford Blacktop near 1825 East Street near Bradford at 9:47 a.m. Feb. 12.

• A vehicle driven by Christopher M. Bell, 46, of Sheffield struck a deer on Route 40 near 1550 North Avenue near Buda at 1:24 a.m. Feb. 13.

Warrant arrest

Zachary R. Hamm, 18, of Princeton was picked up in the 700 block of South Main Street in Princeton at 3:42 p.m. Feb. 11 on a warrant for failure to appear.

Loading more