Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Man Arrested After Fleeing From Several Police Departments



Aggravated Fleeing to Elude

On 12/20/20 at approximately 11:24 PM Ogle County Sheriff’s Deputies attempted to stop a vehicle traveling west bound on  Illinois Route 72 from Pecatonica Road.

The vehicle had also fled from Dixon PD, Oregon City Police,  Mount Morris Police, Forreston Police, and Ogle County Deputies earlier in the evening.

The vehicle fled into Forreston and stopped at Main St. and 1st Ave where the driver, later identified as Stephen A. Muhleback, age 25 of Rockford, exited the vehicle and fled from Deputies on foot.
A short time later, Deputies located and arrested Muhleback for Aggravated Fleeing to Elude, Reckless Driving, Resisting or Obstructing a Peace Officer, and Driving While License Suspended.

Muhleback was also cited for Speeding, Improper Traffic Lane Usage, Disobeying a Traffic Control Device, No Registration, No Insurance, and Equipment violation.

Muhleback was transported to the Ogle County Jail where he was held with No Bond.


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