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 to a report of a residential burglary Nov. 25 at a residence in the 100 block of Read Street. The owner reported damage to a washer and dryer located in the basement. The offender reportedly entered through an unsecured cellar storm door and pushed open a door leading to the basement. The report said there was damage to the washer, and it appeared someone had defecated inside the washer. Reports say paint was dumped in the dryer along with gallon cans. The residence is in foreclosure and is unoccupied.
• Police responded to a report on Nov. 25 of a damaged sign located on Shannon Street. Police saw two suspects wearing hoodies walking in the area, one carrying two orange traffic cones. One of the suspects ran off but was later caught and idenfitied as Chase J. Ashton, 23, of the 400 block of West Shannon Street. Reports says another suspect was arrested for obstructing identification, but was later released without charges. Ashton was charged with criminal damage to property and taken to Kane County Jail. Police say the traffic cones were returned to behind the building at 117 Main St.
• Scott A. McClellan, 39, of Montgomery, was charged on Nov. 29 with driving under the influence, failure to signal properly and improper lane usage. McClellan posted bond and was released.
• Nicole Verwey, 38, of the 200 block of Amie Avenue in Hinckley, was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Police had initially pulled Verwey over because there was a warrant for her arrest out of Kane County for failure to appear in court after not inoculating her dog with rabies shots.
• Kathleen Krammer, 26, of the 600 block of Windett Lane in Geneva, was issued an ordinance violation for possession of drug paraphernalia and a traffic violation for operating an uninsured motor vehicle on Nov. 22.
• Shana Taylor, 24, of the 1100 block of N. Hoyne Street in Chicago, was arrested by police on Nov. 24 and charged with possession of cannabis, under 30 grams. Lorenzo Taylor, 19, of the same address, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.