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Crime & Courts

  • Geneva police reports

    • Richard A. Kubica, 32 and Ameila L. Troutman, 53, whom police said were both homeless, were charged Monday, April 27, with criminal trespass to land ...
    May 1, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Accused Elburn police officer remains on paid leave – for now

    ELBURN – An Elburn police officer charged with 21 counts of sexual abuse remained on paid administrative leave Friday, Elburn Police Chief Steve Smith ...
    May 2, 2015 - 8:24 am
  • Former teacher pleads not guilty in sexual assault case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The former Fox Valley Career Center instructor accused of having a sexual relationship with a minor has pleaded not guilty, acc ...
    April 30, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • Elburn police officer faces sex assault charges

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – An Elburn police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave after being charged with 21 felony counts on accusations ...
    April 29, 2015 - 8:24 am
  • Geneva murder case returns to court May 26

    ST. CHARLES – The sentencing for a Geneva man convicted of murdering his wife has been pushed back to late May, according to court records.
    April 24, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Federal charges filed in 2011 synthetic marijuana case involving teen who died after crashing car into house in Batavia Township

    Federal prosecutors have brought charges against the store owner who sold synthetic marijuana to 19-year-old Max Dobner of Aurora, who later died cras ...
    April 24, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • State’s attorney, prosecutor testimony sought in domestic battery case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The prosecutor in a domestic battery trial wants to issue subpoenas to Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon and Assistant S ...
    April 23, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Batavia-based grocery company seeks police help with bad checks

    BATAVIA – A Batavia-based grocery store company sought police assistance last week with a case involving more than $1,000 in bounced checks, according ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Aurora man charged in Batavia car burglaries

    BATAVIA – A 22-year-old Aurora man has been charged with burglary. Police said he was caught breaking into a car in Batavia early Saturday.
    April 23, 2015 - 7:59 am
  • Officials seek seizure of dogs in Batavia animal cruelty case

    BATAVIA – Authorities are trying to seize dogs from a Batavia woman charged with animal cruelty. Jul ...
    April 21, 2015 - 3:36 pm
  • Kramer campaign manager faces trial on domestic battery charges

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The man who served as campaign manager for Kane County Sheriff Donald Kramer’s successful election Nov. 4 is facing a jury tria ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:42 pm
  • Attorney contests guilty verdict in Geneva murder case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Public Defender this week formally challenged the guilty verdict in a Geneva man’s first-degree murder case.
    April 17, 2015 - 9:27 pm
  • Multi-car crash leads to discovery of stolen registration stickers

    ST. CHARLES – A multivehicle crash last week led to felony charges against a 51-year-old woman after police discovered she had stolen license plate re ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:47 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Jordan M. Hale, 23, of the 400 block of Union Avenue, St. Charles, was charged Sunday, April 12, with driving under the influence, driving with a bl ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:28 pm
  • North Aurora man among those charged in reverse prostitution sting

    AURORA – A 29-year-old North Aurora man was among 13 men charged this week in a reverse prostitution sting conducted by the Aurora Police Special Oper ...
    April 17, 2015 - 9:38 pm