The Weekly Post public record for 11-10-22

NOTE: Charges are merely an accusation. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Police reports
• TRIVOLI – An Elmwood-area couple was arrested after being accused of trespassing at a construction site and operating heavy equipment there without authorization.
Noah D. Sorensen, 24, and Carrollyn R. Sorensen, 25, were apprehended about 4 p.m. Sunday at the site, in the 6600 block of N. Dog Town Lane. They were among at least six people there, including 5- and 3-year-old children, according to a Peoria County Sheriff’s Office report.
Those children and Noah Sorensen were in an excavator cab when a deputy arrived. Near another excavator were several holes in the ground that appeared freshly dug. The alleged trespassers breached at least one barrier to reach the site, the report stated.
Noah Sorensen smelled of alcohol and slurred his words, according to the deputy. Both Sorensens were charged with criminal trespass to a vehicle and obstructing an officer. Carrollyn Sorensen also was wanted on an outstanding Fulton County warrant.
• FARMINGTON – A Farmington man lapsed into unconsciousness and drove a vehicle into a brick shed, according to authorities.
The accident happened about 5 p.m. Oct. 28 near Illinois Routes 78 and 116 at the east edge of Farmington. Jeffrey A. Danz was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup truck west on Route 116 when he began to choke on water he was drinking, a Peoria County Sheriff’s Office report stated.
Danz said he tried to brake, but that was futile. He said he was awakened when his truck struck the shed, which sustained about $3,000 in damage. Also damaged were two fence posts and a gate, valued at a total of $600. The vehicle sustained significant front-end damage and was towed.
Danz was transported to Graham Hospital in Canton for treatment.
• KICKAPOO – A woman reported someone smashed the rear window of her vehicle while it was parked outside her Kickapoo residence.
The apparent vandalism took place between about 4:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. Oct. 27 in the 9700 block of W. U.S. Route 150, according to the Peoria County Sheriff’s office. The rear-window wiper-blade arm of the 2010 Toyota Highlander also was damaged, a report stated.
Damage was estimated at $500.
• PRINCEVILLE – A two-vehicle accident near downtown Princeville resulted in no apparent injuries.
About 7 p.m. Oct. 20, Fredric LaFlotte of Paris was driving a rented 2022 Toyota Camry on Spring Street near Tremont Avenue when it was rear-ended by a 2011 Ram 2500 pickup truck. Its driver was Derek J. Gray of Wyoming.
LaFlotte said he was driving slowly because he was unfamiliar with the area, according to a Peoria County Sheriff’s Office report. His vehicle sustained more than $1,500 in rear-end damage and was towed.
No citations were issued. Gray had left the scene by the time a deputy arrived. In a subsequent telephone conversation with the deputy, Gray acknowledged he was following LaFlotte’s vehicle too closely.
• EDWARDS – No injuries were reported in a single-vehicle accident north of Edwards.
About 1 a.m. Oct. 6, Bradley M. Cannon of Edwards was driving a 2018 Ford Fusion south in the 6000 block of N. Kickapoo-Edwards Rd. when he lost control of the vehicle, according to a Peoria County Sheriff’s Office report. The pavement was slick because of rain.
The vehicle slid into the east-side ditch, struck a road sign and returned to the pavement eventually but was disabled by that point, the report stated. It was towed. Damage was estimated at more than $1,500.
• TRIVOLI – A driver wasn’t injured in a single-vehicle accident northwest of Trivoli, but her vehicle sustained significant damage.
Shortly after 2:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Ella R. Smith of Trivoli was driving a 2005 Chervrolet Malibu west on Quarry Road near Stone School Road when she lost control on gravel as the vehicle headed down a hill. The vehicle slid into a ditch and a tree line on the south side of the road.
According to the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office, Smith said she believed she was driving too fast for conditions. She attempted to brake, to no avail. The vehicle sustained major front-end damage and was towed, a report stated.
• ELMWOOD – Someone stole a Stihl leaf blower from the bed of a pickup truck parked in downtown Elmwood, according to authorities. The apparent theft from a white Chevrolet Silverado took place between 1-7 p.m. Nov. 3 in the 100 block of S. Magnolia St., per the Elmwood Police Department. The leaf blower was valued at less than $500.
• HANNA CITY – Shortly before 6:15 a.m. Oct. 30, Natasha M. Lesones of Farmington was driving a 1994 Chevrolet Suburban west in the 14000 block of W. Farmington Rd. when she swerved to avoid hitting a deer in the roadway. The vehicle left the pavement and flipped on its passenger side, according to the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office. Lesones complained of head and neck pain and was transported to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. There was no word about her condition. The vehicle sustained minor dents and scratches.
• FARMINGTON – About 10:15 a.m. Sept. 2, Keygan M. Jennings of Hanna City was driving a 2002 Ford F-150 pickup truck north in the 1300 block of Lightfoot Road when he swerved to avoid hitting a deer in the gravel roadway. Jennings lost control of the vehicle, which flipped. Jennings and a passenger each declined medical care but planned to see a doctor, according to a Peoria County Sheriff’s Office report. The truck was dented and scratched, and its back passenger-side wheel was damaged.
• PEORIA – Kara L. Malott, 42, of Farmington was arrested about 2:15 p.m. Nov. 3 at a residence in the 4600 block of W. Redbud Drive on an outstanding Fulton County warrant for failure to appear/domestic battery, according to the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office. She was transported to the Peoria County Jail. Bond was set at $2,500.
• HANNA CITY – Zachary Edington, 23, of Hanna City was arrested about 12:30 p.m. Nov. 4 and accused of criminal trespass to a residence, according to the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office.
• ELMWOOD – Zachary A. Benja Kelly, 32, of Elmwood was arrested about 10 a.m. Nov. 2 and accused of driving on a revoked license, according to the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office.
• HANNA CITY – Kevin S. Winters, 45, of Hanna City was arrested at 10 a.m. Nov. 1 and accused of domestic battery/bodily harm, according to the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office.
• FARMINGTON – Micah D. Schiner of Farmington was ticketed on Oct. 9 for DUI and speeding, according to a Fulton County Sheriff’s Department report.
Marriage license
• Libby Briana Martin of Princeville and Lucas James Rassi of Morton.