Rock County

Intoxicated driving arrests

MEGAN E. BENNETT, 35, Plainfield, Ill., at 4:26 p.m. Sunday at Parkside Drive and Hamilton Avenue, Janesville.

Reported

STRONG ARM ROBBERY at 11:17 a.m. Saturday at Sherman Avenue and North Water Street, Janesville. A man said he was robbed while he was gathering his fishing gear out of his car. The man claims he had $680 of rent money taken from his pocket.

THEFT at 7:40 p.m. Saturday at the 400 block of South Main Street, Janesville. A woman said someone went in her vehicle and stole her purse, along with a wallet containing $170.

BURGLARY at 9:37 p.m. Saturday in the 500 block of South Randall Avenue, Janesville. A woman said someone stole a gas container and apparently damaged a boat motor worth $2,000 in the process.

THEFT at 12:58 a.m. Sunday at the 1700 block of Morningside Drive, Janesville. A man said someone took two fishing poles and a tackle box full of fishing accessories from the bed of his pickup truck, which was parked in his apartment’s parking lot overnight. The stolen items have a value of about $700.

Fires

VEHICLE FIRE, at 3:08 p.m. Sunday at County H about 1/4 mile north of County A, town of Janesville. The Janesville Fire Department responded to a report of a 2001 Chevrolet Trailblazer SUV on fire at the side of the road. The driver said his friend had just bought the vehicle for $500. The driver said the SUV lost power, and smoke began pouring from the engine compartment before the vehicle’s front end burst into flames. No one was injured, but the vehicle was destroyed.

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