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Elburn police reports

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 11:27 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 11:34 p.m. CDT

• Michael J. Binkley, 23, of the 1000 block of Lee Road, Hinkley, was arrested Monday, Feb. 3, on a DeKalb County warrant.

• An employee of a business in the 700 block of Hicks Drive, Elburn, reported Wednesday, Feb. 5, he received a call from an unknown company that said his company’s computers were spreading viruses. After following instructions to open a program on his computer, the employee reportedly lost control of the device and was instructed to pay $199 to eliminate the virus. The employee reportedly gave the caller a debit card number but then decided not to pay, thus losing complete control of the computer. Police advised the man to report the card as stolen and get a new one.

• A sliding glass door in the 1100 block of Liberty Street, Elburn, was reported vandalized Friday, Jan. 31. An object – possibly a pellet gun – reportedly shattered the door, causing an estimated $759 in damage.

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