Sunday, Dec. 20 — OSP responded to a motor vehicle accident on Hwy 140 at milepost 63.5. Kenneth Scott Hopkins, Merlin, was traveling westbound and towing a trailer when he failed to negotiate with a corner, overcorrected and took out part of the guardrail along the side of the road. No injuries were reported.

Sunday, Dec. 20 — OSP stopped Jean Luke Figueroa, Mascoutah, Ill., for a traffic violation at the north of north G and Fifth streets in Lakeview. A consent search of the vehicle revealed marijuana and currency. The driver was issued a criminal citation and the case has been referred to the Lake County District Attorney officer for consideration.

Sunday, Dec. 21 — OSP took a report of a motor vehicle versus a deer. Mark Douglas Donovan, Lakeview, was driving eastbound on Hwy 140 at milepost 32 when he struck a deer crossing the road. His vehicle sustained heavy front end damage, but was still driveable.

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