Fire damages vehicles, other buildings and other reports

Published 9:51 am Friday, April 23, 2021

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A vehicle fire was reported at 8:57 p.m. Thursday at 526 Main St. in Emmons. Two vehicles were ultimately damaged, along with a neighbor’s garage and shed. 


Retaining wall damaged

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Police received a report at 11:25 a.m. Thursday of damage that had been done to a retaining wall at 925 Lakewood Ave. The damage had likely taken place overnight. 


4 arrested on warrants

Deputies arrested Javier Torres, 35, on a Winnebago County warrant at 11:19 a.m. Thursday at 411 S. Broadway. He was also charged with fifth-degree possession after he was allegedly found with drugs after being taken into custody.

Police arrested Manuel Velez, 33, on a warrant at 3:31 p.m. Thursday at 517 E. Fourth St. 

Police arrested Sashy Martinez, 35, and Jorge Luis Acosta Valdez, 55, on warrants at 6:59 p.m. Thursday at 928 W. Front St.