Crime & Courts

  • Man gets jail time, probation for St. Charles struggle

    A Zion man who wielded a knife during a February struggle between two St. Charles sisters must go to jail, according to Kane County court records.
    April 19, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • Batavia man pleads guilty to theft, gets prison time

    A Batavia man who pleaded guilty to theft this month must serve 30 months in the Department of Corrections, according to Kane County court records.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Probation for Geneva man possessing pot

    A Geneva man caught with 69 marijuana plants on his property last year has pleaded guilty, according to Kane County court records.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Tires on multiple cars in Geneva reported slashed

    GENEVA – Five cars had tires slashed and a sixth had its driver’s seat slashed on April 10, according to police reports.
    April 19, 2014 - 8:31 am
  • Geneva blotter police reports

    • Two garages and two fences were reportedly tagged by spray paint Monday, April 14: two in the 600 block of Anderson Boulevard, and two in the 700 bl ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff’s Office police reports

    • A hit-and-run accident was reported Monday, April 14, at Randall and Crane roads in St. Charles Township. A 2012 Toyota Prius was reportedly rear-en ...
    April 17, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Joshua Alec Love, 20, of the 100 block of Walnut Drive, St. Charles, was arrested Monday, April 14, on a St. Charles warrant for failing to appear i ...
    April 17, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Judge issues gag order in Fiebelkorn case

    ST. CHARLES – A petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty and neglect of 94 sick and starved animals won a partial victory in court Thursday when ...
    April 17, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Former carnival worker sentenced to 25 years for 2008 murder

    A former St. Charles carnival worker has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for a 2008 murder that occurred after a disagreement turned violent.
    April 17, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Elburn police reports

    • The fire department reportedly found ashes on an entrance mat to the Elburn Community Center, 525 N. Main St., on Sunday, March 30, after a citizen ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Sugar Grove police reports

    • Andrew D. Olsen, 24, of the 100 block of Elmwood Drive, Aurora, was charged Thursday, April 10, with speeding, driving with a suspended license and ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Wade Edward Carpenter, 23, of the 1800 block of Wessel Court, St. Charles, was charged Thursday, April 10, with assault and disorderly conduct.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff’s Office police reports

    • Police on Wednesday, April 9, received a report that someone had apparently trespassed on a property in the 7N300 block of Windsor Drive in St. Char ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Psychological evaluation set for Batavia woman charged in fatal stabbing

    BATAVIA – The attorney for a woman charged in the stabbing death of a Chicago man has raised doubts as to whether she is fit to stand trial.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff’s Office police reports

    • A resident of the 42W500 block of Hidden Springs Drive, St. Charles, reported Thursday, April 3, she filed her taxes in early March, and on March 19 ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:46 pm
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