Ford County Sheriff's Office police blotter (Jan. 16, 2013)

PAXTON — The Ford County Sheriff’s Office released the following list of activity for the weeks of Dec. 28, 2012, through Jan. 12, 2013:

Complaints reported
— On Dec. 29, a residential burglary was reported in Roberts.

— On Dec. 31, a deputy assisted Illinois State Police with an accident on Interstate 57.

— On Jan. 3, a deputy conducted a welfare check on an elderly male in Melvin.

— On Jan. 6, a deputy assisted Gibson City police with an open door at a business.

— On Jan. 13, a complaint of a hunter in Clarence was received.

— On Jan. 8, a deputy assisted Paxton police with an arrest.

— On Jan. 11, a theft was reported at a residence in rural Gibson City.

— On Jan. 11, deputies assisted the Piper City fire department with a house fire on 2000 North Road, about four miles south of Piper City.

Traffic accidents
— On Jan. 2, Roy Havener of Gibson City lost control of his vehicle on an icy road surface at 785 E. 800 North Road, about three miles north of Elliott.  The vehicle left the roadway and rolled over.
On Jan. 4, David Stolz of Gibson City failed to yield to a train at 365 E. 200 North Road, about a mile and a half south of Gibson City. His vehicle was struck by a Norfolk Southern train. Two subjects were taken to a hospital.

— On Jan. 9, Breanna Lange of Gibson City lost control of her vehicle on a curve at 2500 E. 500 North Road, about five miles east of Paxton. The vehicle left the road and came to rest in a field.

— On Jan. 10, Stefanie Parr of Carbondale was passing a semitrailer on Illinois 47 at 625 North Road, just north of Gibson City, in a
heavy downpour when her vehicle hydroplaned on standing water on the road. The car then left the road and slid into a field.

— On Jan. 10, Jacob Johnson of Cissna Park was arrested during a traffic stop on U.S. 24 on a McLean County warrant.

Traffic tickets/civil matters
— Deputies handled six civil matters and issued five traffic citations during the two-week period.


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