Paxton Police Blotter (Dec. 19, 2012)

PAXTON — The Paxton Police Department released the following list of recent activity:

Traffic accidents
— Caleb J. Heiser, 19, of rural Loda, was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident following a two-vehicle accident at 2:15 p.m. Dec. 5 at the intersection of Chestnut and Union streets. Heiser was driving a 1995 Honda Accord north on Union Street when his car struck the rear of an eastbound 2010 Toyota Prius driven by Linda M. Tammen, 58, of rural Thawville. Both drivers refused medical treatment.

— No injuries were reported and no tickets were issued following a two-vehicle accident at 5:59 a.m. Dec. 7 in the 700 block of East Orleans Street. Allen E. Anderson, 37, of Bayles Lake, was driving a 1997 Chevrolet Suburban west on Orleans Street when his vehicle struck the mirror of a parked 2009 Dodge Journey owned by Sherri S. Fredrickson of Paxton, causing more than $1,500 in damage.

— A 16-year-old male from Rantoul was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and no proof of insurance following a two-vehicle accident at 10:10 a.m. Dec. 9 in the 100 block of North Market Street. The teen-ager was driving a 1996 Nissan south on Market Street when his vehicle struck the rear of a 2012 Dodge Ram pickup truck that was backing out of a parking space. The truck was being driven by Jon S. Russell, 47, of Paxton. No injuries were reported.

— No injuries were reported and no tickets were issued following a two-vehicle accident at 6 p.m. Dec. 10 in the 500 block of West Holmes Street. John A. Giambrone, 61, of Paxton, was backing a 2000 Dodge Ram pickup truck out of a driveway when his truck clipped a parked 2005 Chevrolet Malibu owned by Regina L. Cambre of Penfield, causing more than $1,500 in damage.

—Lela M. Milbourn, 78, of Loda, was ticketed for failure to yield at a stop intersection following a two-vehicle accident at 3 p.m. Dec. 17 at the intersection of Patton Street and Railroad Avenue. Milbourn was driving a 2010 Ford Edge on Patton Street when she stopped at the stop sign at Railroad Avenue; after stopping, she proceeded into the intersection, where her vehicle struck the side of a southbound 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme driven by Brian N. Bloomquist, 52, causing more than $1,500 in damage. No injuries were reported.

Complaints
— Paxton police are asking for the public’s help in solving a burglary that occurred between Dec. 2 and Dec. 3 at Nexstep Commercial Products, located on Industrial Drive on Paxton’s west edge. Stolen from the property were computers valued at more than $500. Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Paxton police at 217-379-4315 or Ford County Crimestoppers at 217-784-4173. Informants may remain anonymous and may be eligible to receive up to a $1,000 cash reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

— Paxton police are seeking information about a break-in and burglary at Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative, 330 W. Ottawa Road. The crime was reported at 6:45 a.m. Dec. 14 and is believed to have occurred the previous night. A gated area on the property was entered, and an undisclosed amount of copper and metal was stolen. Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Paxton police at 217-379-4315 or Ford County Crimestoppers at 217-784-4173. Informants may remain anonymous and may be eligible to receive up to a $1,000 cash reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

Arrests
— Amber D. Roemer, 21, of Danvers, was arrested for battery and on a Ford County warrant for failure to appear in court after police were called to a home in the 300 block of South Market Street at 4:57 p.m. Dec. 10.

— Paige Tomlinson, 26, of Champaign, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and driving with a suspended license during a traffic stop at 3:10 a.m. Dec. 18 at the intersection of Market and Center streets.

Notices to appear
 — Nicholas W. Lusk, of 325 E. Spruce St., was issued a notice to appear in court for allowing a dog to run at large at 11:35 a.m. Dec. 8. Lusk was again issued an NTA for the same offense at 2:57 a.m. Dec. 16.

— Ileeha N. Steiner, of 325 E. Spruce St., was issued a notice to appear in court for allowing a dog to run at large at 5:40 a.m. Dec. 17.

Location (3):Local, Paxton, Ford County

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