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Crime & Courts

  • Traveling zoo owner represents herself in civil case

    ST. CHARLES – The former owner of a petting zoo charged with animal cruelty appeared in court Thursday regarding a civil case, which also involves hor ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Crime mugs for October 2014

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innoc ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:51 pm
  • Police: Man, 30, found drunk in public 3 times last weekend

    ST. CHARLES – A 30-year-old man was cited three times last weekend with public drunkenness – and the last time happened less than two hours after he w ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 6:44 am
  • Batavia man faces 12 charges in St. Charles traffic incident

    ST. CHARLES – A Batavia man racked up 12 charges – including five felonies – from a drive through St. Charles early Friday that ended with him spinnin ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 7:43 am
  • Motorist leads sheriff’s deputy on chase through Batavia

    BATAVIA – A reckless driver with possible ties to a crime in Geneva eluded county police during an incident last week, according to a Kane County Sher ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Bradley Gordon Houfek, 20, of the 200 block of Windsor Drive, Bartlett, was charged Thursday, Sept. 18, with driving with a suspended license, posse ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff’s Office reports

    • A resident of the 3N900 block of Bittersweet Road, St. Charles, reported Tuesday, Sept. 23, that her credit card was used to order about $489 in uni ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Geneva man pleads guilty to sexual assault

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A Geneva man pleaded guilty in court Friday to videotaping sexual acts between himself and a minor he knew who was younger than ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:17 am
  • Trial set for January in Batavia murder case

    A jury trial is still set to begin on Jan. 12 for a woman charged in a stabbing death at the Batavia Apartments complex.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Former St. Charles man convicted of sexual assault of a child in his family

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A former St. Charles man faces a long prison sentence after he was convicted Tuesday of sexually assaulting a child in his fami ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Sugar Grove police reports

    • A resident of the 100 block of West Street, Sugar Grove, reported Saturday, Aug. 23, that eight cans of beer were stolen from a refrigerator in his ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Amy B. Paprocki, 54, of the 300 block of South Sleight Street, Naperville, was charged Tuesday, Sept. 16, with driving under the influence.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • St. Charles man pleads not guilty in extortion scheme

    A St. Charles man charged with conspiracy to commit extortion and three counts of attempted extortion had his case severed from four co-defendants for ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Geneva man pleads not guilty in murder case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP - A Geneva man indicted on two counts of first-degree murder in the death of his wife was arraigned on Wednesday.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Hotel damages in St. Charles lead to charges for Roselle man

    ST. CHARLES – A Roselle man faces criminal charges on accusations he vandalized a hotel on the city’s east side, according to a St. Charles police rep ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:18 pm
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