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Police blotter 10-8-19

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Jean L. Timmermann, 36, Ottawa, was arrested Monday in the 200 block of Joliet Street on complaints of driving while license suspended, no insurance and defective exhaust. Timmermann was taken to the La Salle County Jail.


Streator police responded at 10:11 a.m. Monday to the 1400 block of North Sterling Street for a report of a crossbow and copper tubing being taken.

Streator police responded at 4:48 p.m. Monday to the 100 block of Spring Street for a report of electronics being taken from a vehicle while parked.

La Salle County

Cody G. Fleming, 20, Ottawa was arrested at 5:43 a.m. Sunday at East 15th Road and North 2975th Road in Ottawa Township on complaints of DUI and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident. La Salle County deputies responded to the scene after a report of a single-vehicle crash. Fleming was taken to the La Salle County Jail then released with a court date.

Fire calls

Streator firefighters responded at 9:06 a.m. Monday to 606 E. Morrell St. for a fire alarm set off by cooking.

Streator firefighters responded at 7:17 p.m. Monday to 1612 E. Main St. and at 9:17 p.m. Monday to 1529 E. Main Street for reports of a gas leak. The leak was located outside of city limits and Reading Fire Department was contacted.

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