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Crime & Courts

  • Mugs in the News: February 2017 in the Kane County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 1:34 pm
  • St. Charles man charged with 2 DUI felonies

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles man was charged with two felony counts of aggravated driving under the influence while his license was suspended for a pre ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • Suspicious incident involving child takes place in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – At approximately 4:30 p.m. Feb. 20, a 13-year-old boy was walking home in the 3500 block of Voltaire Lane in St. Charles, when a gray, n ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 2:29 pm
  • Campton Hills police reports

    • Erica Pontarelli, 35, of the 4N300 block of Fox Mill Road, Campton Hills, was charged Feb. 19 with resisting and obstructing a police officer.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 8:30 am
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Peter C. Audet, 20, of the 1200 block of Walnut Street, St. Charles, was charged Feb. 7 with underage possession or consumption of alcohol.
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • Sugar Grove police reports

    • Richard C. Strobel, 20, whom police said was homeless, was charged Feb. 16 with underage drinking. Police reports stated that Strobel was intoxicate ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 11:51 am
  • Batavia police reports

    • An IRS telephone scam was reported Feb. 15 in the 500 block of Morton Street, Batavia.• An 18-inch ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 2:10 pm
  • St. Charles man faces heroin charges

    ST. CHARLES – Johnny Williams, 56, of the 1200 block of Indiana Street, St. Charles, was arrested Feb. 23 during an investigation into heroin dealing ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 7:50 am
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Joseph M. Grimaldi, 22, of the 500 block of Litchfield Lane, Bartlett, was charged Feb. 12 with DUI and speeding.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Batavia police reports

    • Credit card fraud was reported Feb. 10 in the 800 block of Manchester Avenue, Batavia.• James P. M ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:23 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Robert A. Hyler, 18, of the 0-100 block of Southgate Court, St. Charles, was charged Feb. 9 with felony possession of a controlled substance.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Berwyn woman sentenced for financial crimes at North Aurora, Elgin banks

    NORTH AURORA – A woman has been sent to prison for attempting to use – and later using – other people's personal identifying information to steal mone ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 2:10 pm
  • Skinned, mutilated coyotes found in forest preserve near St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The gory remains of four dead coyotes – two skinned and two mutilated – were found Feb. 4 on a walking trail at the Fox River B ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 5:27 pm
  • St. Charles Township man charged in 2 armed robberies

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles and Elgin police arrested a suspect they say was involved in armed robberies in both cities, and is possibly involved in one ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 4:17 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    Geneva• An outside window pane valued at $3,561 was reported damaged Dec. 30 at the First Baptist Ch ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 8:30 am