Oct. 28 Elburn police blotter
By Elburn Herald
on October 28, 2011
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.
• Police responded on Oct. 17 to a report of criminal damage to a vehicle parked in front of a residence in the 400 block of Branbury in Elburn. The victim reported the car was parked about 3 a.m., and upon returning later the next day, an unknown white substance had been thrown on the car. A McDonald’s cup was found alongside the vehicle, and the victim suggested the material on the auto could be a milkshake.
• Police responded on Oct. 18 to a report of criminal damage to a vehicle parked in the 400 block of Reader St. in Elburn. The victim reported hearing a loud noise from the front of the house and the dogs started barking. The victim discovered the driver’s side window broken out. Nothing was reported missing from the vehicle.
• On Oct. 21, Jewel/Osco at north Main Street reported to police an attempted theft. Reports show this incident appears related to a previous retail theft reported on Oct. 15 at the same location. Two black males with a shopping cart filled with merchandise, including baby formula and diapers, were being watched at checkout. The cart was left by the doors as the suspects left, leaving the area in a silver over black Dodge Caravan with tinted windows heading north on Route 47. The suspects match the description of that given in the previous report: two black males, aged 25 to 30 years old; one with a large build, about 200 pounds walking with a limp; and the other with a light complexion, hair in corn rows, about 170 pounds with a slim build.
• On Oct. 23, Thomas Shoaf, 22, of Batavia, was ticketed for following too closely, operating an uninsured vehicle and driving under the influence of alcohol. He posted bond and was released.