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Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police Report

News Release
October 24, 2013

10-23 Milford Police arrested Bruce W. Boyer, 34 Watseka wanted on an Iroquois County Warrant for failure to appear on the charge of Speeding over the Statutory Limit.  He was transported to the Iroquois County Jail where he later posted bond and was released

10-23 Sheriff’s Police investigated a single vehicle accident that claimed the life of an are man identified as Gary L. Schroeder, 47 Gilman.  Police as well as the Iroquois County Coroner are investigating the accident that occured early Wednesday morning on 850 E. Rd when the unit struck a concrete brdige rail.  Iroquois Memorial Ambulance and Gilman Fire personnel also responded to the scene.  The investigation into this incident is ongoing

10-23 Sheriff’s Police investigated a single vehicle accident on 2400 N Rd near 2400 E Rd.  According to the Police report, Nicholas E. Meyr, 17 rural Watseka was traveling eastbound on 2400 N Rd when a deer entered the roadway.  Meyr swerved to avoid the deer and entered into the north ditch.  Meyr overcorrected to the south and began skidding back to the south where his vehicle entered the south ditch and striking the embankment causing the vehicle to verturn before coming to rest on it’s top.  No injuries were reported and no citations were issued.  MArtinton Fire and EMS responded to the scene also.

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