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Police Reports

Police 5-4-18

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Rebecca L. Scott, 25, Ottawa, was arrested Thursday at East Etna Road and Fairfield Lane on complaints of DUI of drugs, driving while license revoked, no insurance, speeding and obstructing justice. Scott was taken to the county jail.

Cody J. Wilkinson, 25, Ottawa, was cited Thursday in the 1000 block of Canal Street on a criminal trespass to real property complaint. Wilkinson was given a notice to appear.

James Frisby, 34, Ottawa, was arrested Thursday at Thornton's Gas Station, 201 W. Etna Road, on a retail theft complaint. Frisby was taken to the county jail.

Devantae T. Bell, 23, Detroit, Mich., was arrested Thursday in the 300 block of McKinley Road on a counterfeiting debit cards complaint. Bell was taken to the county jail.

Katrina Turner, 19, Ottawa, was arrested Thursday in the 500 block of Joliet Street on a failure to appear warrant for retail theft. Turner was taken to the county jail.

Police received reports of a number of unlocked vehicles having items stolen from them in north Ottawa on Turnberry Drive and the surrounding community.


Streator police responded at 3:49 p.m. Thursday to the 500 block of W. Frech Street for a complaint of money taken from an unlocked vehicle.

A 15-year-old male and 14-year-old male were cited at 2:21 a.m. Friday on an obstructing a peace officer complaint. Both were released to their guardians.

Fire calls

Ottawa firefighters responded at 9:13 p.m. Thursday to a fire alarm at 500 Etna Road. Firefighters found an alarm had been pulled but no fire was found.

Streator firefighters responded at 8:10 a.m. Thursday to a call of a gas leak at 208 S. Bloomington St. Nothing was found.

Streator firefighters responded at 9 a.m. Thursday for an illegal burn at 1501 N Bloomington St. that was put out.

Streator firefighters responded at 8:57 p.m. Thursday for an activated alarm at 606 E. Morrell St. caused by smoke. No fire was present upon arrival.

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