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Two Dixon Men Arrested on Drug Charges Friday Night

On Friday night Dixon Police made two drug related arrests. Officers say 23 year old Dallas Shippert  and 24 year old David Linbloom, both of Dixon, was arrested in the 300 block of West Graham Street on July 3rd, 2020 at 7:40 p.m., for Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and a Lee County…read more »

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Motorcyclist Tries to Flee Deputies, Does Not End Well

Around 3 am Wednesday Ogle County Sheriff’s deputies attempted to stop a motorcycle for speeding on Rte 64 near Woodlawn Road. The driver of the motorcycle failed to stop and continued eastbound on Rte 64 at a high rate of speed. After traveling approximately one and a half miles the driver lost control on a…read more »

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ISP Release Enforcement Figures for June

Illinois State Police District 1 Commander, Captain Matthew Hodgdon, announces District 1 enforcement figures and activity for June. During the month of June 2020, Illinois State Police District 1 Troopers issued 348 citations, 200 written warnings, and made 15 criminal arrests. There were 196 citations issued for Speeding, 61 citations issued for Occupant Restraint violations,…read more »

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4th of July Without Fireworks like Apple Pie Without the Apples Say Sterling Mayor, Calls This Year’s Event a Time to Unite

This is the 4th of July weekend but in most communities there is something missing, the fireworks. Due to the current pandemic, most major events and firework displays were cancelled.  This is not the case in Sterling and Rock Falls as there will be the Sterling Rock Falls Jaycees Independence Day Celebration.  The event will…read more »

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