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Police Reports

Batavia police reports for Aug. 23-24

These are the latest Batavia police reports:

• Dirt, tomato plants, fertilizer and seeds valued at $50 was reported stolen Aug. 24 from a house in the 700 block of South Batavia Avenue.

• Alexander Black, 19, of the 0-99 block of Pletcher Drive, Yorkville ad Patrick McHale, 18, of the 200 block of North Hickory Street, Joliet, were charged Aug. 24 with retail theft.

• A resident of the 300 block of Elm Street reported Aug. 23 that he was the victim of extortion. The victim exchanged nude photos of himself electronically and the recipient demanded $300 or the photos would be sent to the victim’s friends and family. Police advised the victim to preserve the text messages and photos.

• Omar A. Chavez, 28, of the 300 block of Houston Street, Batavia, was charged Aug. 23 with disorderly conduct.

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