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March 11 police blotter
The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
• Andre Grayer, 45, of the 400 block of Route 45, Lake Villa, Ill., was arrested on Feb. 26, and issued citations for a defective muffler with excessive noise, for operation of an uninsured motor vehicle, and for unlawful display and affixation or registration plates not authorized for use on that vehicle. Grayer was released with a court date of April 1.
• Veronica Campos, 32, of Harter Road, Elburn, was charged with driving under the influence on March 7, when she was stopped at 1:30 a.m. for improper lane usage. She was also cited for speeding.
• Sugar Grove police on Feb. 28 responded to a report of criminal damage to property at a business at 549 Heartland Drive, Unit A, in which a semi-truck incurred a windshield crack about 1-inch in diameter. According to an employee, the damage took place between 5:30 p.m. on Friday and 6:50 a.m. on Monday.
The cost to replace the windshield is estimated at $600.
• Sugar Grove Police on March 6 were dispatched to the 200 block of South Main Street to investigate a male who was being treated by paramedics after he smoked marijuana and became ill.
The suspect, Patrick J. Spillane, 36, of the 1700 block of Ivy Lane in Montgomery, directed police to cannabis, a clear glass smoking device and a metal pipe located on the top shelf of the bathroom inside the building.
Spillane was issued two written ordinance violations for Possession of Cannabis (under 30 grams) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
• Sugar Grove Police on March 7 responded to a call of a male using drugs in a vehicle parked in front of a smoke shop on the first block of Sugar Lane.
Police, upon arriving at the scene, observed the smell of burnt cannabis emitting from the vehicle and a glass pipe on the driver’s seat. The driver, Jonathan D. Hedrick, 18, of the first block of Neil Road in Sugar Grove, admitted to having a small amount of cannabis in the center console and was arrested and issued two ordinance violations for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Cannabis.
• Sugar Grove police on March 8 performed a traffic stop at Route 56 and Galena Boulevard on a male suspected of having a suspended driver’s license.
The suspect, William R. Ash, 28, of the 200 block of Snow Street in Sugar Grove, was taken into custody for Driving While License Suspended. While searching the vehicle, police located a briefcase containing a metal smoking pipe and a sandwich bag filled with a lump of cannabis.
Ash was charged with Driving While License Suspended, Unlawful Possession of Cannabis (under 2.5 grams) and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.