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Police Reports

Sugar Grove police reports

Crimes reported in Sugar Grove

• Brett I. Martin, 19, of the 24000 block of Winterberry Lane, Plainfield, was charged April 13with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. In the same incident, Mitchell H. Jones, 19, of the 100 block of Vale Avenue, Sugar Grove, was charged with possession/consumption of alcohol by a minor.

• A resident of Pine Street reported April 13 that he was the victim of a fraud in that an online company told him his computer was compromised and it would cost him $500 in Apple App and iTunes gift cards. The man got the gift cards and called a number to give the company the codes, reports stated. The company then told him his operating system was 32-bit and he needed 64-bit and had to pay an additional $1,400 to correct it. He was given a number for Apple, but found another one online and saw it was different, called that one and found he had been scammed, reports stated. Apple later told him there was nothing wrong with his computer, reports stated.

• JaumaruiceV. Dowdy-Phillips, 35, of the 200 block of Exeter Drive, Sugar Grove, was charged April 12 with possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Anthony M. Humbles, 27, of the 100 block of North Locust Street, Wenona, was charged April 29 with criminal damage to property, possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of a hypodermic needle. According to reports, police were called to McDonald’s, 523 N. Sugar Grove Parkway, Sugar Grove, for a report of a man who was asleep with a needle in the area nearby him. He told police he was tired from changing his tire, but later admitted to using heroin earlier in the day, reports stated. Police found a lighter and metal spoon with gray-white residue and a plastic toilet paper dispenser with a burn mark consistent with a metal spoon, reports stated.

• Tools valued at $8,737.61 were reported stolen April 23 from a work van parked on Cherry Street, Sugar Grove.

• David A. Gillespie, 29, of the 1200 block of Willow Way, Yorkville, was charged April 10 with possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Dylan J. Draper, 24, of the 300 block of Berkshire Court, Sugar Grove, was charged April 5 with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

• A resident of Gregory Place, Sugar Grove, reported a fraud committed to his accounts on April 4. The resident noticed his checking account was on hold and discovered it was due to an unknown person trying to transfer funds to a TD Bank account. The unknown person successfully transferred $5,000 and $10,000 successfully on March 22 but when they tried to transfer $50,000 on March 27, her bank put her account on hold, reports stated. The victim then moved her funds to another bank, reports stated.

• A resident of Meadows Drive, Sugar Grove, reported April 4 that his former girlfriend took his information and Social Security number to open numerous accounts in his name. He closed accounts at U.S. Bank, Hertz and Turo car rental companies, Sprint, Kohl’s and was in the process of closing an account at Woodforest Bank, reports stated. Nearly $570 had been charged on the Kohl’s account but he is not out the money, reports stated.

• A man was reported taking $233.94 worth of Huggies diapers out of Jewel-Osco, 465 N. Sugar Grove Parkway, Sugar Grove, April 3 without paying for them Feb. 8 and was seen loading them into a vehicle. Reports also stated that on April 3, a man took seven boxes of diapers and left the store without paying for them and was seen loading them into a vehicle. Police identified the man from his vehicle registration but have not found him at that or other addresses, reports stated.

• A resident of the 400 block of North Sugar Grove Parkway, Sugar Grove, reported March 24 that her account had fraudulent withdrawals. She had $5.85 taken from her checking account and $525.86 taken from her savings account through her PayPal account, reports stated. She closed her accounts and opened new ones, reports stated.

• A resident of West Park Avenue reported March 3 that she was receiving packages of men’s clothing that she did not order, and that deliveries started after she talked to a man on the internet. From Jan. 6 to March 3, the woman said she received 77 brown belts, 14 black belts, five pairs of multi-colored jeans, 18 T-shirts, 18 pairs of dress shoes, reports stated. Packing slips listed the total for the items at $3,380.61, and that all of it was ordered on four credit cards that were not hers, reports stated.

• Carina Becerra, 28, of the 1500 block of Colorado Avenue, Aurora, was charged March 2 with driving under the influence, improper lane use and illegal transportation of alcohol.

• Morgan L. Mills, 25, of the 1N300 block of LaFox Road, LaFox, was charged Feb. 25 with driving under the influence, driving with a blood-alcohol content greater than 0.08 percent and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

• Candace A. Czepiel, 21, of the 2300 block of Emerald Lane, Yorkville, was charged Feb. 25 with possession of marijuana.

• Alberto O. Cortes, 31, of the 41W000 block of Prairie Street, Sugar Grove, was charged Feb. 9 with domestic battery and interfering with the reporting of domestic battery.

• Forty plastic shipping bins valued at $800 were reported stolen Feb. 3 from Ace Hardware, 160 E. Garden Blvd., Sugar Grove.

• A resident of Carriage Hill Lane, Sugar Grove, reported identify theft Jan. 30 in that someone opened a Comcast account in his name with a balance of $900.

• Danielle R. Archer, 33, of the 100 block of South River Road, Aurora, was charged Jan. 27 with driving under the influence, driving with a blood-alcohol content greater than 0.08 percent and failure to signal when required.

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