March 13, 2016: Daily News Release
The following incident occurred on March 11, 2016:
At 11:27 PM, Deputies arrested Curtis L. Metz, age 34, Monroe, at a residence on County Highway SS, in the Town of Sylvester, on a Department of Corrections Warrant. Metz was jailed.
The following incidents occurred on March 12, 2016:
Motor Vehicle Crash:
At 6:00 AM, Deputies, Juda Fire, and Monroe EMS responded to STH 59, at Ladwig Road, in the Town of Sylvester, for a motor vehicle crash. Lexie M. Eisch, age 17, of Albany, was traveling east when she lost control. The vehicle crossed both lanes of traffic, entered the north ditch, when up the embankment, turned back toward the roadway, and struck the embankment a second time. The vehicle came to rest on the embankment, facing south. Eisch reported wearing her seatbelt and was not injured in the crash. The vehicle sustained minor front-end damage, there was no airbag deployment, and it was towed from the scene.
At 8:44 PM, Deputies observed four motor vehicles speeding and passing each other. One vehicle was stopped in the N1900 block of STH 69, in the Town of Clarno. The driver, Trevor J, Bufton, 32, Freeport, IL, stated the group of four cars were “playing leapfrog.” Bufton was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Intoxicants 1st Offense, Reckless Driving and Speeding. Bufton was released pending court.
At 10:37 PM, Deputies stopped a vehicle for speeding on STH 11, near STH 59, Town of Monroe. Investigation resulted in the driver, Adan Moranchel Tapia, 20, of Monroe, being cited for Operating Without a License (3rd or greater offense - Criminal) and speeding. Moranchel Tapia was released pending court.
Patrol Sergeant Robert A. Werren Sr.