Samuel Gomez-Gonzalez

On Saturday, July 14, Loves Park Police Officers responded to the intersection of N. Mulford Road and N. Perryville Road in reference a two-vehicle traffic crash. One driver, 58-year-old Mary Wymore, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle was identified as Samuel Gomez-Gonzalez.

Loves Park Police Detectives began conducting an investigation into the crash.

On Thursday, July 19, the facts of this case were reviewed with the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office. An arrest warrant was issued for Samuel Gomez-Gonzalez for the charge of Reckless Homicide.

Samuel was arrested by Loves Park Police Detectives and is being held at the Winnebago County Jail in lieu of a $2,000,000 – 10 percent bond.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be pending. Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Loves Park Police Detective Bureau at (815) 654-5015.

Criminal charges are merely allegations and defendants are considered innocent, unless proven guilty in a court of law.