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.
• Israel Tavison-Reyes, 27, of the 100 block of Tealwood Road, Montgomery, was charged with speeding, driving an uninsured vehicle and driving on a suspended license, when he was stopped for speeding on April 29 at 6 a.m.
• Taylor T. Bond, 23, of Crestwood Street, St. Charles, was arrested for an outstanding warrant for DUI in DeKalb County and issued a citation when he was stopped for speeding on May 4 at approximately 8 a.m. He posted bond with a court date of June 3 at 9 a.m.
• Brian W. Matousek, 33, of the 200 block of Lamont Parkway, Bartlett, was charged with Aggravated Criminal Damage to State Supported Property, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Resisting a Peace Officer, DUI, operating an uninsured vehicle while license revoked and illegal transportation of alcohol. He was reported by a citizen who said a man appeared to be under the influence of alcohol at the Mobile Gas Station in Elburn. The Elburn officer then found his vehicle parked along Hughes Road. Matouserk charged the officer and had to be restrained. He was held at Kane County in lieu of bond. The incident occurred on May 6 around noon.
• Otis Schmakel, 58, of the 2700 block of S. 61st Court, Cicero, Ill., was charged with criminal trespass to government supported property when he refused to exit the Metra train on May 6 at 4 p.m. A conductor observed him walking along the tracks and then entering the train. He was asked to exit and refused. He was unable to post bond and was transported to Kane County Jail.
• Lindsey A. Newmeyer, 23, of the 3200 block of Charlemagne Lane, St. Charles, was charged with illegal transportation of alcohol and speeding when she was stopped for exceeding the speed limit on May 7 at 2:47 a.m. She posted bond and was released.
• Todd C. Smith, 42, of Howard Square, Geneva, was charged with disobeying a stop sign and DUI when he was involved in a crash at the intersection of Route 38 and Anderson Road on May 11 at 1 a.m. He was treated for injuries and released. He has a court date of June 2 at 8:30 a.m.
• Sugar Grove Police on May 7 responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle with a loud exhaust pipe in the area of Pembridge Place and Pinecrest Drive.
Police in the area observed a vehicle black out its lights, pull into a driveway, back out and head eastbound on Wild Ginger Road. The vehicle then began traveling at a high rate of speed on Edgewood Drive before turning off its headlights and pulling into a driveway on the 800 block of Edgewood Drive.
Police immediately detected a moderate odor of an alcoholic beverage upon making contact with the driver, Robert W. Kennedy, 19, of the 700 block of Queensgate Circle in Sugar Grove, who admitted to consuming a few beers at a party earlier in the evening. Kennedy was then placed under arrest and charged with zero tolerance/unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor.
The vehicle’s passenger, Bradley A. Rutherford, 20, of the 700 block of Queensgate Circle, also admitted to consuming beer earlier in the evening. As he exited the vehicle, an open bottle of beer rolled out of the door and spilled on the ground. Rutherford was placed under arrest and charged with unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor.
Another open beer bottle was found near the driver’s seat.
Kennedy was also charged with driving without lights and illegal transportation of alcohol. He also agreed to submit a breath sample.
• Sugar Grove Police on May 8 received a report of burglary to a motor vehicle.
The victim stated that someone had entered her vehicle after 4 p.m. on Friday, May 6, and took a Garmin GPS valued at $100, a pack of Camel Lights valued at $6, and a $20 bill. There were no signs of forced entry to the vehicle.
An investigation is pending.