Batavia police reports

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

• Items valued at more than $500 were reported stolen Thursday, Dec. 26, from a house in the 500 block of Finley Court. Police would not release information about what was stolen because the theft is still under investigation.

• Two tires were reported slashed Thursday, Dec. 26, in the parking lot of 1021 Lorlyn Circle. No information about the value of the tires was available.

•  Items valued at $30.34 were reported stolen Thursday, Dec. 26, from BP Amoco, 200 N. Randall Road. According to police, a suspect using the self-service check-out ran the credit card through the reader upside down, so that the sale was not completed, and then walked out without paying.

• A threatening letter-poem was located Wednesday, Dec. 25, on a victim’s car parked in the 1300 block of Clybourne Street. Extra patrols were requested.

• Presents hidden in a car trunk were reported stolen Wednesday, Dec. 25, while the vehicle was parked and unlocked in the 0-99 block of Delia Street. According to police, the victim did not know the value of all the items taken.

• Graffiti was reported Monday, Dec. 23, on the vacant building of Aldi Foods, 2080 Main St. No estimate of damage was available.

• A 16-year-old boy who was pulled over on a traffic stop at 11:24 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23, was cited for illegal possession of alcohol by a minor. The boy was turned over to the custody of his parents, according to police reports.

• Patrick Stewart, 53, of Aurora, was charged Monday, Dec. 23, with misdemeanor theft of a jacket from Full Moon, 113 S. Batavia Ave. The theft was reported Wednesday, Dec. 18. Video of Stewart taking the jacket was put on Batavia Crimestoppers Facebook online, and police said Stewart was identified as the one who took the jacket.

• A baby Jesus valued at $500 was reported stolen Sunday, Dec. 22, from a Christmas display in the 500 block of South Forest Avenue.

•  A victim called police to report a scam on Saturday, Dec. 21, in which he was supposed to be paid $300 a week to allow a company to wrap his car in its logo. He received a check, but it bounced, according to reports.

• Tony D. Ford, 55, of the 1300 block of West Indian Trail, Aurora, was charged Saturday, Dec. 21, with retail theft of tools from Menards, 300 N. Randall Road.

• An employee of Portillo’s, 531 N. Randall Road, reported a theft Wednesday, Dec. 18. Police would not release information about what was taken, saying it was still under investigation.

•  Khwaja Katariwala, 62, of Winfield, was charged Tuesday, Dec, 17, with selling tobacco to minors at 7-Eleven, 710 E. Fabyan Parkway.

• Oscar Correa, 20, of the 100 block of North Harrison Street, Batavia, was charged Tuesday, Dec. 17, with selling tobacco to minors at the Batavia Avenue Mobil, 27 N. Batavia Ave.

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