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Crime & Courts

Police Reports: March 30

The Times relies on reports furnished by police in our coverage area. If you know of a police matter but do not see it reported in The Times, contact us at 815-431-4050 or newsroom@mywebtimes.com.


Christine L. Thompson, 20, Ottawa, was arrested Thursday at Columbus and Jefferson streets on a complaint of driving with a suspended driver's license. She posted individual bond.

A burglary was reported at 11:27 p.m. Thursday in the 100 block of West Hickory Street. Numerous electronics from a house were taken.
A report was received at 1:02 a.m. Friday of an intoxicated person at North Bloomington and East Hickory streets.
Police responded to a property dispute at 5:28 a.m. Friday at Everett Towers in the 600 block of North Everett Street.

La Salle County
Cherie Sandberg, 44, McNabb, was arrested at 10:59 p.m. Wednesday at U.S. Route 34 and East 10th Road on complaints of DUI and improper lane usage. She was given a notice to appear in court.
Lason Coleman, 22, Ottawa, was arrested at 8:25 a.m. Thursday in the 500 block of East Etna Road in Ottawa on a warrant for failure to appear in court on a domestic battery charge. He was taken to the La Salle County Jail.
Michael Vanhattem, 48, Morris, was arrested at 7:48 p.m. Thursday at Route 71 and U.S. 52 on a complaint of DUI. He was taken to the La Salle County Jail.

Fire Calls
Ottawa firefighters responded to an activated alarm at 9:28 p.m. Thursday at McDonald's, 127 E. Norris Drive. Staff informed firefighters they burnt some food, which had set off the alarm. Firefighters reset the alarm.
Streator firefighters responded to an activated alarm at 1:17 p.m. Thursday in an apartment on East Morrell Street. It was caused by burnt food.
Streator firefighters responded to a resident's concern about carbon monoxide at 12:24 p.m. Thursday in the 500 block of Heritage Circle. The owner smelled something when the furnace started. Carbon monoxide is odorless.
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