Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Failed To Navigate A Curve, Hits Tree And Rolls Over. Driver Injured

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One Vehicle Rollover Accident

On December 2, 2018 at 4:53 AM the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office, Linscott Rock Fire Department, and Linscott Rock Ambulance responded to a one vehicle rollover accident with injuries in the 15,000 block East Holcomb Rd.
A white Ford Fusion was eastbound on Holcomb Rd when the driver Jacob Doane, age 20 of Davis Junction, failed to negotiate the curve in the road.  Doane’s vehicle left the north side of Holcomb Rd, striking a tree, and rolling over on its roof.
  Doane was transported to Swedish American Hospital by Linscott Rock Ambulance with minor injuries.  The accident remains under investigation.






Rockford Scanner™: Suspect Bites The Victim In The Face Several Times

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On 11/22/18 at 2:00 PM, Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies, along with the Lynn-Scott-Rock Ambulance, responded to 113 Autumnwood Lane in Davis Junction for a report of two males fighting in the front yard.

Upon investigation Deputies learned that the homeowner had called 911 to report that there were two males fighting in her yard and she did not know who they were.

Deputies then identified the males as Andres M. Varga, age 58 of North Aurora, and William J Werrline IV, age 45 of North Aurora.

The investigation determined that Varga and Werrline had gotten into a fight near by the residence while driving in the area and were walking through the resident’s yard creating a disturbance when 911 was called.

Deputies determined that Werrline had bitten Varga in the facial area several times while they were fighting.

Varga was transported to Swedish American Hospital by the Ambulance for treatment of injuries sustained in the incident.

Werrline was subsequently arrested for Battery and was taken into custody without incident.

Werrline was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was held in lieu of bond.




Rockford Scanner™: Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault Arrest

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Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault Arrest

On 10/9/18 at approx. 2:00 PM, Ogle County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested Robert A. Hardt, age 39 of Davis Junction, for Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault, a Class X Felony.

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Rockford Scanner™: Man Stabs A Woman Several Times In A Local Trailer Park




On 06/01/2018 at 1:49 am Ogle County Sheriff’s Office responded to Rolling Meadows trailer park, 4989 N. IL Rt. 251, Davis Junction in reference to a female screaming.

Deputies found a 37 year old female laying in the roadway.

She had been stabbed multiple times.

The victim was transported to Swedish American Hospital and later flown to a Madison hospital were she is listed in critical condition.

Leonard Smith 44, Rockford was taken into custody at the scene.

Smith is currently charged with Aggravated Battery and Aggravated Domestic Battery with a $1,000,000/10% bond.

Additional charges are pending.



Rockford Scanner™: Juvenile Suffers Serious Injuries After A Car Accident

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Two Vehicle injury Crash

On 05/21/18 at 3:18pm the Ogle County Sheriff’s office, LSR Fired Dept. and Rochelle Fire Dept ambulance responded to a two vehicle injury crash at Rte. 64 and Moore Road.

Investigation by deputies revealed that a westbound Chevrolet Aveo driven by Florence Smith, age 61, of Kings, had stopped waiting to turn left onto Moore Road when it was rear ended by a westbound Mazda 3 driven by Kyle Koziol, age 28, of Davis Junction.

Smith was transported by LSR ambulance to Rochelle Hospital for treatment of her injuries. A juvenile passenger in Smith’s vehicle was transported by Rochelle Ambulance to Rockford Memorial Hospital with significant injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by Ogle County Sheriff’s Office.