Police Investigated an accident which occurred on Tuesday April 10, 2018 at 12:05 P.M. In the 800 block of W. Lafayette Street. A vehicle driven by Donald W, Norder, 74 of Watseka was exiting a driveway, when his brakes failed and he rolled out into the roadway and stuck a passing semi tractor/trailer driven by Michael T. Tuell, 57 of Morocco, Indiana. No injuries were reported and no citations were issued.
2, Police investigated a hit and run accident which occurred on Thursday April 12, 2018 at 3:17 P.M. in the Dollar General parking lot. A vehicle owned by Hope Risetter of Watseka was parked and unoccupied, when another vehicle struck it and left the scene, A witness was able to provide Police with information, which led to Mary A. Cotter, 68 of Watseka being ticketed for Leaving the scene of an accident with vehicle damage. No injuries were reported,
Brooklyn M. Aldrige, 18 of Watseka was issued a city citation for Driving while using a non hands free cellular device after she was stopped on E. Cherry St. near S. 4th Street. She was given a notice to pay or appear in city court.
Christoper M. Laird, 44 of Watseka was issued a city citation for Failure to remove an inoperable/abandoned vehicle from the 100 block of S. Brown St., after being given a 7 day notice to do so. He was given a notice to pay or appear in city court.