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Putnam County Sheriff’s Office

Criminal trespass

At 2:55 p.m. on May 5, the sheriff’s department arrested and charged Mark E. Beattie, 56, of LaMoille with criminal trespass to land. Beattie was discovered hunting mushrooms at the Old Fox Run Conservation Area in Granville Township. He was released on a notice to appear and given a Putnam County court date.

Single-vehicle crash

At 2:45 p.m. on May 8, the sheriff’s department responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 26 in Magnolia Township. A vehicle driven by Jennie M. Clark, 36, of Granville swerved to miss a deer, left the roadway and struck a tree. No injuries were reported and no charges filed.

Failure to appear

On May 6, Chelsea C. Frawley, 24, of Streator turned herself into the sheriff’s department on a Putnam County failure to appear warrant for DUI. Frawley posted bond and was released with a Putnam County court date.

Single-vehicle crash

At 1:38 p.m. on May 6, the sheriff’s department responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 71 in Granville Township. A vehicle driven by William P. Kimber, 55, of LaSalle was eastbound on Route 71 when the driver fell asleep. The vehicle left the roadway and traveled into the ditch. No injuries were reported and no charges were filed.

No valid license

At 6:20 p.m. on May 3, the sheriff’s department responded to a single-vehicle crash at Route 89 and Gehm School Road in Granville Township. A 15-year-old male from Peru was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and for no valid driver’s license after a vehicle he was driving went off the roadway and struck a utility pole. Robert F. Somers, 75, of Granville was a passenger in the vehicle, and he was given a citation for permitting an unauthorized person to drive. There were no injuries reported.

Parked car struck

At 5:03 p.m. on May 7, the sheriff’s department responded to an accident on Milwaukee Street in Mark. A vehicle driven by Victoria S. Napier, 57, of Mark struck a parked motor vehicle. No injuries were reported and no charges were filed.

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