Fugitive at large

LEE COUNTY – Members of the Dixon Police Department, Illinois State Police, Lee County Emergency Management Agency, Bureau County Sheriff’s Department, Ogle County Sheriff’s Department, Amboy Fire Department and Lee County Sheriff’s Office are actively looking for a fugitive who was involved in a police pursuit that originated in Rock Falls. The subject, Donald E. Powell, struck a Lee County squad car and then fled on foot.

Powell was last seen in the area of Progress Drive and Dutch Road in Dixon, Lee County, Illinois. Powell has an active, nationwide warrant out of Indiana.

Powell is a black male, 34 years of age, weighs approximately 135 pounds, with long dreadlocks, wearing a black hoodie with pink writing, with a tattoo located on his left arm.

Powell may be armed and if seen, please contact the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 815-284-6631. Do not approach him.


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