Kewanee woman dies
in Toulon-area crash
TOULON – On Sept. 23, the Stark County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle fatality on Wallace Highway at 1:54 a.m.
Kimberly A. Shoen, 33, of Kewanee, was the driver who was pronounced dead at the scene. It appears hoen ran off the road on the west side and hit a tree.
Deputy William Dorn, the Toulon Fire Company and Stark County Ambulance assisted at the scene. The accident remains under investigation.
Traffic citations &
9-13 – Lewis L. Huber – Driving 15-20 mph above limit.
9-14 – Andon M. Shafer – Suspended registration, uninsured vehicle, driving 15-20 mph above limit.
9-18 – Osvaldo J. Morado Mendoza – Driving 15-20 mph above limit.
9-19 – Zachary L. Rumbold – Driving 15-20 mph above limit.
9-19 – Jayasurya Sirimalla – Driving 15-20 mph above limit.
9-20 – Dylan P. Yoder – Driving 15-20 mph above limit.
9-23 – Preston T. Rhode – Speeding 26-34 mph over limit.
Incidents & Accidents
9-18 -James A. Steinhoff, 34, Bolingbrook, was arrested by the Toulon Police Department for disorderly conduct and for resisting a peace officer. He was later released with a court date to appear.
9-21 – Traylan M. Brown, 23, Clinton, Iowa, was cited for speeding 71 mph in a 55 mph zone and for illegal transportation of cannabis in a motor vehicle. He was issued a notice to appear. Also issued a notice to appear in the same stop was Austin D. Weigant, 29, of Clinton, Iowa, who was also charged with aggravated unlawful use of a firearm.
9-21 – Wendy M. Swearingen, 39, and Richard A. Wood, 38, both of Kewanee, were each charged with possession of methamphetamine with less than five grams. Wood was also charged with illegal transportation of alcohol, driving on a revoked driver’s license and speeding 60 mph in a 45 zone. Swearingen and Wood were released with court dates to follow.
9-22 – Isaac M. Jones, 28, Kewanee, was arrested for driving while his license was revoked. He was also cited for improper lane usage and for driving with no vehicle insurance. He was released with a court date.
9-23 – Dave Harper, Wyoming, reported evidence of a break-in to a storage unit he was renting at JM DeWitte Enterprises located on East Main Street in Toulon. The incident remains under investigation.
9-24 – Alexandria L. Williams, 20, of Castleton, was cited for driving without vehicle insurance. She was issued a notice to appear.
9-24 – Jerry D. Wilson, 72, Bradford, was cited for speeding 85 mph in a 55 zone and for driving while his license was suspended. He was issued a court date to appear.
9-18 – As the result of a traffic stop in the 1100 block of SE 2nd St., Alexander Juarez, 31, Kewanee, was arrested for speeding 26-35 mph over the limit and operating an uninsured vehicle. He was released with a court date.
9-19 – to the 00 block of SW 2nd St. to check the welfare of employees at the Galva Dollar General store. Several customers noticed the lights were on, but the front doors were locked. The officer discovered nobody around and after checking into the matter, was told the store was temporarily closed due to staffing.
9-19 – to Wiley Park to retrieve a wallet that someone had located. Officer found identification inside and returned it to its rightful owner.
9-19 – Officer was flagged down in the 300 block of SE 2nd St. in reference to several suspicious subjects in the area. They were determined to be solicitors selling solar energy.
9-19 – to Galva High School for a motorist assist after a subject locked themselves out of a vehicle. They were provided contact information for a locksmith.
9-19 – As the result of a traffic stop in the 500 block of SE 2nd St., Daniel Podeswa, 48, Monmouth, was arrested for not having a driver’s license, not having valid registration, and speeding. He was released with a court date.
9-20 – As the result of a traffic stop in the 100 block of SE 3rs St., Scott Peed, 41, Kewanee, was arrested for operating a vehicle when registration was suspended, no insurance and driving while license suspended. He was released with a court date.
9-20 – As the result of a traffic stop in the 300 block of SE 4th Ave., Richard Wheelhouse, 46, Kewanee, was cited for operating a vehicle when registration was suspended, no insurance and operating an uninsured vehicle. He was released with a court date.
9-20 – to the 00 block of SW 2nd St. for a theft involving a bag of ice from a business that is temporarily closed. There was no keyholder found to contact.
9-20 – to the 100 block of SW 6th Ave. for a prowler complaint. Officer checked the area but wasn’t able to locate the suspect.
9-21 – to assist Stark County with a traffic stop near Black Hawk College where a subject was arrested on firearms and cannabis charges.
9-21 – to both Galva Schools and participated in the annual ALICE lockdown drill for school threats.
9-21 – to check around Galva for a dark-colored pickup truck being driven by an autistic subject from the Quad Cities area who was reported missing. Officer was not able to locate the subject or vehicle. Several hours later, the subject was located in Bureau County.
9-21 – Officer met with two former Dollar General employees who wanted to turn in property belonging to the company. A district manager was contacted and arrangements were made for him to pick items.
9-21 – to the 800 block of NE 3rd Ave. for a loud-music complaint. The juvenile turned it down.
9-21 – to the 400 block of S. Center Av.e for a complaint involving younger children playing near the street. A parent was contacted.
9-22 – While patrolling, officer noticed a door standing open on a vehicle in the 00 block of NW 5th St. The officer made contact with the resident and it was determined to have been accidentally left open.
9-22 – to the 900 block of SE 6th St. for a theft report.
9-22 – Katherine Calkins, 62, Galesburg, was issued a citation for speeding in the 400 block of SE 2nd St.
9-23 – As the result of a traffic stop in the 1100 block of SE 2nd St., William Johnston, 51, Kewanee, was cited for operating a vehicle when registration was suspended, no insurance and operating an uninsured vehicle. He was released with a court date.
9-23 – to the Exchange Street railroad crossing for a disabled vehicle that ran over something metal and ruined her tire. She was provided contact info for BNSF.
9-23 – to the Galva Park District for a complaint involving people turning lights on at the baseball fields.
9-23 – to the east edge of town for a reckless driving complaint. Officer did not locate the suspect vehicle.
9-24 – While patroling, officer located a disabled golf cart near the intersection of Chester and Commercial St. The owner was contacted and the golf cart was removed.
9-24 – to the 200 block of NW 4th Ave, for a complaint involving two dogs running at large. Officer located the owner and warned them about the Illinois Leash Law.
9-24 – Officer was dispatched to the 800 block of NE 3rd Ave. for a neighborhood complaint and a loose-dog complaint.
9-11 – Danielle F. and Michael W. Cox to Danielle F. and Michael W. Cox – Pts 11-12-6 SE and 14-12-6 NE – 10810 Twp Rd., 400N, Wyoming – Consideration = $0.
9-11 – Danielle F. and Michael W. Cox to Danielle F. and Michael W. Cox – Pts 15-12-6 SE, 27-12-6 NW, 20-12-6 SE, 21-12-6 SW and 17-12-6 SE – Consideration = $0.
9-14 – Tracie M. and Vernon E. Adams to Betty A. Menold – Henderson and Whitaker’s Add’n – Pt block 22 lots 9 and 10 – 219 W. Thomas St., Toulon – Consideration = $0.
9-14 – Wendy C. Hamilton to Betty A. Menold – Henderson and Whitaker’s Add’n – Pt block 22 lots 9 and 10 – 219 W. Thomas St., Toulon – Consideration = $0.
9-15 – Geneva Morse to Marissa Bainter and Brandon Shults – Musselman’s Subdivision Extension #1 – Lots 3 and 4 – 910 Circle Drive, Toulon – Consideration = $118,000.
9-18 – John C. Renner, Estate and Leanne J. Renner, Exec to Leanne J. Renner – Und 1/3 Int Pt 15-12-7 NW – Consideration = $0.
9-20 – Scott M. Evans to Melanie McCullough and Jennifer L. Slichenmyer – Pt 26-14-7 NE – 111 W. Main St., Bradford – Consideration = $0.
9-22 – Peggy A. Nordstrom to Camron Rohrig – Pt 11-14-6 SE – 16316 S. Osceola Rd., Bradford – Consideration = $38,000.
9-22 – Jason R. Musselman, Federal Correctional Facility, Otisville, N.Y., and Casey J. Musselman, Davenport, Iowa.
Kewanee woman dies