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Kane County Sheriff reports

Arrests, crimes reported in Kane County

H. Rick Bamman - hbamman@shawmedia.com
Crystal Lake police crusier on Monday, March 30, 2015.
H. Rick Bamman - hbamman@shawmedia.com Crystal Lake police crusier on Monday, March 30, 2015.

Kane County

• A garage door opener valued at $50 was reported stolen July 21 from an unlocked SUV parked in the 39W100 block of East Mallory Drive, Blackberry Township.

• A resident of the 4N300 block of Knoll Creek, St. Charles Township, reported July 25 that he paid $200 for four football helmets online but the seller kept making excuses for why the items were not being shipped.

• A game system valued at $1,500 was reported stolen June 21 from the 28W600 block of Bonnie Court, St. Charles Township. According to reports, a moving company was to have delivered the equipment to the new address, but gaming systems, video games and head sets were missing.

• A resident of the 37W500 block of Mills Court, St. Charles Township, reported July 27 that over two days, there were four separate unauthorized transactions on his bank account totaling $2,000.

• Dana L. Boyd, 31, of the 5N900 block of Meredith Road, Maple Park, was charged July 28 with driving under the influence and driving with a suspended driver’s license.

• Fifteen “beater” cars at Sycamore Speedway, 50W113 Old State Road, Maple Park, were reported damaged July 20. According to reports, someone trespassed on the property using a plastic barrel to jump the fence and damaged 15 vehicles by jumping on the roofs and breaking their windows. The vehicles have little value and are used for demolition derby or racing at the track, reports stated.

• Cash in the amount of $150 was reported stolen July 21 from an unlocked vehicle parked in the 0N800 block of East Curtis Square, Blackberry Township.

• A garage and vehicles were reported burglarized July 21 in the 0N200 block of Sulley Square, Blackberry Township. Items taken were a $100 radar detector, a $50 mountain bike and a $40 garage door opener. The garage door opener was taken from an unlocked vehicle, which the burglar used to open the garage door and take the mountain bike, and the other items from another car in the garage, reports stated.

• A laptop computer valued at $1,000 was reported stolen July 22 from a vehicle parked in the 39W100 block of East Mallory Drive, Blackberry Township. Also taken was a folding knife valued at $15 and an iPhone charging cable valued at $10, reports stated.

• A rolled steel mailbox valued at $700, which was inside a concrete decorative structure valued at $7,000 was reported damaged July 24 in the 36W300 block of McKay Drive, St. Charles Township.

• Ronald J. Stephano, 73, of the 1000 block of Kilbery Lane, North Aurora, was charged July 24 with causing property damage and failing to report damage caused by his car According to reports, Stephano was driving a 2003 black Hummer Carryall, H2 about 5:15 p.m. when he hit the park information sign at West Main Community Park, 40W101 Main Street Road, Blackberry Township, belonging to the Batavia Park District. Stephano told deputies he was having transmission issues with his car and was not sure what to do after his vehicle unexpectedly accelerated, causing him to hit the sign. Stephano told deputies he was trying to make it home where he was going to call police, reports stated.

• A resident of the 05N000 bock of Grove Avenue, St. Charles Township, reported July 27 that $8,000 in damages was done to a boat. The boat, which had been raised out of the Fox River and docked, had its windows broken, the dash board gauge glass smashed and what appeared to be blood on the hull. A sample of the blood was collected for DNA, reports stated.

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