7/23 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.

Kane County
• The Kane County Sheriff’s Department is continuing the investigation into the death of Matthew Brockman who was found unresponsive in a holding cell at the Kane County Courthouse on Route 38 in St Charles. An autopsy was performed on July 16 by the Kane County Coroner’s Office. Based on the autopsy and initial facts uncovered in the investigation, it appears that Brockman’s death will be ruled a suicide.

Elburn
• A brown purse containing keys, nail polishes and a black apron with the tag, “Miriam,” was found at Route 47 and Walker Street in Elburn at 4:40 p.m. July 21.

• Juan Alanis-Cervantes, 25, was arrested for driving while his licence was suspended, at 6:28 p.m. July 18. Police stopped him near Route 47 and Nebraska Street for improper passing at the intersection.

• Police picked up a stray dog at 9:45 a.m. July 15 in the 1300 block of Indepencence Avenue in Elburn. The small, old, nearly blind, beagle-type dog was then collected by Kane County Animal Control.

• Someone left a dog in a cage in front of Elburn Animal Hospital early in the morning on July 14. The black and tan terrier-mix animal was picked up by Kane County Animal Control.

• Police have a set of keys found recently on the baseball field at John Stewart Elementary School on Prairie Valley Street in Elburn. The keys are on a ring labeled with “Power Bitters” and “No Smoking.”

Sugar Grove
• Esequiel M. Hernandez, 31, of the 500 block of Grand Avenue, Aurora, was charged with driving under the influence, improper lane usage and alcohol blood content of .08 or more at 10:13 p.m. on July 20. He was driving eastbound on Galena Boulevard at St. James Parkway.

• Armando M. Holguin, age unknown, of the 1900 block of Whispering Oaks Lane, Sugar Grove, was charged with DUI, improper lane usage, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, and leaving the scene of an accident with vehicle damage at 11:06 p.m. on July 15. His truck was found at Fay’s Lane and Dugan Road.

• Vera S. Nila, 50, of the 1500 bock of Southland, Aurora, was charged with DUI and illegal transportation of alcohol at 7:51 p.m. on July 15. She was in the parking lot of the Jewel Food Store at Route 47 and Galena Boulevard.

• Rebecca A. Reed, 28, of the 4000 block of E. State 67, Beloit, Wis., was taken into custody on an active warrant from DeKalb County at 8:33 p.m. on July 20 at the Phillips 66 Gas Mart on Route 47 and Galena Boulevard.

• Ricardo M. Aguila, 18, of the 1500 block of Superior Street, Aurora, was taken into custody at 11:20 p.m. on July 19 on two warrants for driving while his license was suspended at the Phillips 66 Gas Mart on Route 47 and Galena Boulevard.

• Roberto M. Delgado, 42, of the 1900 block of Westfield Drive, Aurora, was arrested at 2:03 a.m. on July 17 for operating an uninsured vehicle, driving while license suspended and improper lane usage. He was driving westbound on Route 30 at Municipal Drive.