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Donald Lorenzini, 29, Ottawa, was cited Sunday in the 100 block of West Main Street on a complaint of driving while license suspended. He was given a court date.
Jamil N. Garbutt, 25, Ottawa, was arrested Friday at the police station on a warrant for failing to appear in court for a charge of violating a protection order. He posted bond.
Amber E. Moran, 34, Ottawa, was arrested Friday in the 300 block of West Jefferson Street on a civil writ. She posted bond.
Nicholas R. D. Sobkowich, 18, homeless, was arrested Friday in the 900 block of Paul Street on a complaint of possessing a stolen vehicle. He was taken to the county jail.
A report was received April 10 of theft of copper downspouts in the 1600 block of Ottawa Avenue.
Police took a report April 10 of criminal damage in the 1200 block of Addie Avenue.
A report was received April 10 of theft from a front porch in the 700 block of Robinhood Lane.
A report was taken April 13 of criminal damage in the 1500 block of State Street.
Police received a report a car was hit by an unknown vehicle between 9 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of West Jefferson Street.
A southbound tan-black-and-brown motor home hit a vehicle in traffic at about 11:25 a.m. Saturday in the 800 block of La Salle Street, then drove away.
La Salle County
Alphonso Kelly, 19, Marseilles, was arrested at 1:25 p.m. Sunday at his home on a warrant for failing to appear in court on a charge of driving while license suspended. He was taken to the county jail.
Matthew Knudsen, 27, Yorkville, was arrested at 4:21 a.m. Sunday near Sandwich on a trespass complaint. He was given a court date.
Ottawa firefighters responded three times Saturday to 900 Paul St., at 4:29 a.m., 1:43 p.m. and 8:31 p.m., for fire alarms. Two alarms were set off by cooking and the third by smoke from a washing machine.
Ottawa firefighters responded at 10:57 a.m. Saturday to 2728 Emerald Drive for a fire alarm set off by dust from drywall work.
Streator firefighters responded at 6:20 p.m. Sunday to 603 N. Park St. for a possible illegal fire, but which turned out to be a legal recreational fire.