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.
â€¢ Raelene Marie Thryselius, of the 100 block of Briar Lane in Geneva, was arrested at 11:29 p.m. Sept. 12 for driving under the influence of alcohol. Police stopped her for crossing over the center line and weaving within the driving lane. She also was cited for improper lane use and operating an uninsured vehicle.
â€¢ Andrew J. Green, 19, of the 4600 block of Clifton Avenue in Chicago, was arrested at 9:52 p.m. Sept. 11 for driving without a valid license. Police stopped him for making an illegal left turn from Route 38 at Route 47 in Elburn.
â€¢ Randy D. Johnson, 55, of the 500 block of Orchard Street in Dallas City, Ill., was arrested at 12:10 a.m. Sept. 10 for driving without a valid license. Police stopped him at Route 47 and Kansas Street in Elburn for having no front plate.
â€¢ Sean M. Summerville, 20, was arrested at 11:07 p.m. Sept. 13 for driving while his license was suspended. Police stopped him on Route 38 east of Anderson Road in Elburn for having illegal red front parking lights. Summerville is a resident of the 400 block of Norton Avenue in Arlington Heights, Ill.
â€¢ Nicholas A. Salemi, 19, of Glen Oak Lane in St. Charles, and Garrett M. Walden, 19, of Campton Drive in Elburn, were arrested at 4:09 a.m. Aug. 30 for unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor. Police stopped the vehicle in which they were passengers at the intersection of Route 38 and Route 47 after seeing that it did not have a working rear plate light.
â€¢ A fatal accident occurred on Sept. 13. At approximately 1:45 a.m., Kane County Sheriff’s deputies, along with members of the Elburn and Campton Hills Police Departments, responded to the area of Route 47 and Empire Road in Lily Lake for a report of a crash with injuries.
Upon arrival, deputies discovered that two vehicles were involved. One person was ejected from a vehicle and two people needed to be extricated from one of the vehicles.
The initial investigation reveals that a grey Ford Escape with four occupants was traveling north on Route 47 south of Empire Road. A Buick Regal was traveling south on Route 47 and entered the northbound lane of traffic and struck the Ford Escape.
The driver of the Buick, Evan A. Florian, 23, of the 1000 block of Meadow Lane in Sycamore, was transported to Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva.
The driver of the Ford, Lawrence Sova, 38, of the 4000 block of Crestwood Street in McHenry, was transported to St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin. A passenger, Anita Schwake, 88, of the 1500 block of North Madison in Woodstock, was pronounced deceased at Delnor.
The other two passengers also were taken to St. Joseph. They are Heather Sova, 33, of the 4000 block of Crestwood Street in McHenry, and Nancy McMillan, 52, of the 1500 block of North Madison in Woodstock.
Sheriff’s Deputies issued Florian two citations; one for driving in the wrong lane and the other for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
Kane County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Kane County Accident Reconstruction Team continue to investigate the crash.