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PAXTON — The Paxton Police Department released the following list of recent activity:
— A 17-year-old female from Loda was charged with illegal transportation of alcohol on May 30 after a two-vehicle accident at 2:14 p.m. at the intersection of Pells Street and Railroad Avenue. The juvenile was driving a 2007 Ford F-150 pickup truck on Pells Street, preparing to turn north onto Railroad Avenue, when she accelerated into water on the roadway and struck a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck parked at Bryant’s Auto Sales, 201 E. Pells St., causing more than $1,500 in damage. No injuries were reported.
— No injuries were reported and no tickets were issued following a two-vehicle accident at 4:20 p.m. May 31 in the 100 block of North Market Street. The accident occurred when a 2007 Chrysler Town & Country minivan driven by Eileen A. Roewert, 58, of 205 N. Main St., Clarence, was pulling into a parking space and struck an open door of a parked 2010 Mercury Grand Marquis owned by Kenneth C. Mennenga, 64, of 1020 E. Prospect St., Paxton.
— David E. Fillenwarth, 59, of 619 E. Franklin St., was arrested for permitting an unauthorized person to drive, for permitting a person who is under the influence to drive and for two counts of providing alcohol to minors following a traffic stop at 3:21 a.m. June 3 on U.S. 45 near Ford County Road 250 North. Police also arrested a 16-year-old male from Ludlow, for aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol, illegal transportation of alcohol by a minor, driving under the influence of alcohol, no valid driver’s license and improper traffic lane usage. Fillenwarth, who admitted he had been drinking alcohol, was a passenger in the vehicle that the juvenile was driving. Fillenwarth owns the vehicle, which was seized by police. Police also charged a second 16-year-old male from Ludlow who was in the vehicle with illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor.
— Diego Pascual Francisco, 28, of Rantoul, was ticketed for improper traffic lane usage and no valid driver’s license during a traffic stop at 3:49 a.m. June 1 at the intersection of Pells and Union streets. The vehicle he was driving was seized.
— Brian A. Huntington, no date of birth listed, of Rantoul, was ticketed for illegal transportation of alcohol during a traffic stop at 1:54 a.m. June 1 at the intersection of Pells and Vermilion streets.
— A 17-year-old female from Gibson City was ticketed for driving after curfew (a violation of the graduated driver’s license law) during a traffic stop at 11:24 p.m. May 30 at the intersection of Summer Street and Railroad Avenue.
— Sharon K. Holland, 51, of 328 S. Elm St., was issued a notice to appear in court at 4:49 p.m. May 22 for allowing a dog to run at large.