Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Train is stopped on tracks in downtown Oswego, South Adams bridge will be reopened only for residents.
Update, 12:01 p.m. The driver of the car Rebecca A. Scherer, 53, of the 200 block of Ashcroft Lane, was reported with minor injuries during the accident, said Oswego Police. Scherer was pulling out of a private parking lot on West Jackson when she failed to yield to a train traveling southbound on Illinois Railway tracks. She was issued a citation for failure to yield in the incident. Oswego Police contacted the National Transportation Safety Board who declined to respond to the incident. The Adams Street Bridge has now been closed to thru traffic once more. Original There were no injuries reported in a car vs. train accident that happened at bout 8:06 a.m. in downtown Oswego, said Oswego Police Captain Jeff Burgner. A single car accident…
Reports from the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office; May 12 – May 20.
DUI Dominique Nicole Martin, 22, of the 800 block of Preston Lane, Oswego, was arrested at 3:09 a.m. at Stewart and Wooley Roads and charged with driving under the influence, said the Sheriff’s office. Deputies found Martin in her vehicle, which was parked and running in the roadway and found she was driving under the influence of alcohol, the sheriff's office said. She was also cited for improper parking in the roadway, not having a driver’s license on her person and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. Warrant Allison M. Sautter, 20, of the 0-99 block of Saugatuck, Montgomery, was arrested at 5:35 p.m. at her residence and charged with a warrant out of Kendall County for domestic battery, said the Sheriff’s office. Theft Sheriff’s …
Monday, May 20, 2013
Both Wooley Road and Minkler Road will see decreased speed zones at certain parts of the roadway.
Have you checked your speed lately when you’re cruising down Wooley Road or Minkler Road? The Oswego Police have, and with the Village of Oswego board' vote of approval portions of those roads will see a speed decrease. Minkler Road The speed limit on Minkler road 1,000 feet north of Hunt Club Drive and 1,000 feet south of Country Drive will lower to 40 mph from 45 mph. Sign up for our daily e-mail newsletter Follow the Oswego Patch on Facebook. The sharp curve just south of Hunt Club Drive will also see a posted speed decrease of 30 mph from 35 mph. “There have been quite a few accidents on Minkler,” said Oswego Police Chief Dwight Baird, citing 12 accidents with a number of them involving vehicles hitting the guardrail near the creek. In…
Saturday, May 18, 2013
A look at who's been charged with driving under the influence in the area.
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Saturday, May 18
May 14 Joan E. Andersen, 74, of the 300 block of Canterbury Court, Oswego, was arrested at 5:49 p.m. at Route 30 and Douglas and charged with driving under the influence and cited for improper lane usage, said Oswego police. Want to keep up on crime news from around the area? Like our Crime-n-Shame Facebook page May 11 Jonathan Brady Knoebel, 23, of the 0-99 block of Abbeyfeal Road, Oswego, was arrested at 5:05 a.m. at Galena Road and Route 47 and charged with driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license, said the Sheriff’s office. May 12 Ivan Chavez, 19, of the 300 block of Center St. Plano, was charged with DUI after Montgomery police stopped his vehicle for speeding at about 2:55 a.m. May 12 in the 200 block of Jericho…
Lifelong Oswego resident says it's time for a new leadership.
The Juvenile Justice Council highlights the possible dangers and consequences associated with parents providing alcohol or allowing underage drinking.
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Saturday, May 18
The following release was issued by the Kendall County State's Attorney's Office: The Kendall County Juvenile Justice Council is aware that many families and students in Kendall County are preparing for graduation. While graduation is an exciting time for all involved and should be celebrated, there is a potential for festivities to include alcohol. Underage drinking is the number one issue facing youth in Kendall County as was concluded from the recent youth round table discussion. The youth at the round table have indicated that in many cases parents are providing alcohol to minors or allowing alcohol to be consumed by minors on their property. The Kendall County Juvenile Justice Council would like to highlight the potential dangers …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Reports from the Oswego Police Department; May 9 - May 14.
Burglary Oswego police are investigating a reported burglary that occurred at 11:50 p.m. in the 5000 block of Route 71. Cash and other monetary items were reported taken. DUI Joan E. Andersen, 74, of the 300 block of Canterbury Court, Oswego, was arrested at 5:49 p.m. at Route 30 and Douglas and charged with driving under the influence and cited for improper lane usage, said Oswego police. Counterfeit bill Oswego police are investigating the use of a counterfeit $10 bill that occurred between 7 a.m. and 12 p.m. on May 13 in the 2300 block of Route 34. Deceptive practice Oswego police are investigating a reported deceptive practice that occurred on October 21, 2012 at Rand’s Hallmark. Merchandise for $111.09 was purchased with a bad check. …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Add your own fun or personal stories or thoughts about the Oswego Police Department.
As you might know, Police Week kicked off on Monday. For a little backstory, in 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation that designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world converge on Washington, DC to participate in a number of planned events which honor those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice during the week. Out here in Oswego we wanted to show our Oswego Police Department that we appreciate their work and service to us. Below are comments from the Oswego Patch Facebook Page and the Oswego Police Department Facebook Page of residents sharing kind words towards the department during this special …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Reports from the Kendall County Sheriff's office; May 6 - May 13.
No valid driver’s license Javier Rojas, 27, of the 300 block of Hughs Street, Lockport, was arrested at 12:15 a.m. at Route 30 and Wolf Road and charged for driving without a valid license, said the Sheriff’s office. No valid driver’s license, curfew, unlawful consumption of alcohol Two male juveniles, both 16, were arrested at 2:19 a.m. at Route 31 and Washington, Oswego said the Sheriff’s office. The driver was charged for driving without a valid license and a curfew citation. The passenger was also charged with a curfew violation and the unlawful consumption of alcohol. Domestic battery, assault Randall Anthony Massiah, 31, of the 1100 block of Pleasant Court, Batavia, was arrested at 5:04 p.m. in the 7500 block of Galena Road, Bristol…
The volunteers serve in multiple areas around Kendall County.
The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office along with the Kendall County Emergency Management Agency recently recognized its volunteers during a small reception. Sheriff Richard A. Randall said he wanted to celebrate the hard work and dedication of all of his volunteers. A total of 45 volunteers and their guests attended. Volunteers are currently serving in the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office Auxiliary Deputy Unit, Kendall County Emergency Management Agency, and the Jail Ministry.