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€¢ Abel Chavez, 50, of the 700 block of Haymans Street in Aurora, was arrested at 12:34 a.m. Feb. 7, for driving while his license was suspended. He also was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court on a previous charge of driving while his license was suspended. Police stopped him on Route 47 south of Capes Drive in Elburn for having expired license plate registration.
â€¢ Victoria M. Delmer, 34, was arrested at 2:26 a.m. Feb. 6, for driving while her license was suspended. Police stopped her on Keslinger Road at Liberty Street in Elburn for having expired license plate registration.
â€¢ An Elburn resident reported that someone stole the license plates on his Jeep and replaced them with others.
He noticed the different plates when walking to his car at the Dominicks store in St. Charles. One plate belonged to a Carol Stream resident and the other belonged to a Carpentersville resident.
â€¢ Tony L. Babic, 46, of the 1300 block of Pleasant Place in Montgomery, was arrested at 10 a.m. Jan. 27, on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court on burglary charges. Police stopped Babic for failure to yield at an intersection after he pulled out in front of a squad car at Route 47 and Kansas Street in Elburn.
â€¢Â Sergio Arturo Bohorquez, 36, of the 1100 block of Robinson Street in Elburn, was arrested at 1:39 a.m. Jan. 30, for driving under the influence of alcohol and operating an uninsured motor vehicle. The arrest took place after police responded to a report that the offender’s vehicle was stuck in the snow on East Nebraska Street east of First Street in Elburn.
â€¢Â Items valued at $2,000 were stolen from outside a business in the 800 block of Hicks Drive in Elburn sometime between Jan. 22 and Jan. 26. The owner of the business reported the theft, with missing items including several used air conditioner compressors and two copper kitchen ranges.
â€¢ Two white males in their 20s left Papa G’s, 250 S. Main St., Elburn, at 2:25 p.m. Jan. 27 without paying for the food they had eaten. On their table they left a VISA gift card with no remaining balance to cover their $29.54 restaurant bill. They drove away in a four-door, white Dodge Neon. One of the males had blond hair and the other had brown hair.
â€¢ Someone stole 26 pallets from Kane County Landscape Supply, 817 E. Route 38, Elburn. The business reported the theft at 11:29 a.m. Jan. 21. The pallets were valued at $390.
â€¢ Daniel J. Markel, 39, 230 E. Shannon St., Elburn, was arrested at 11:45 p.m. Jan. 20 for driving without having a valid license. Police stopped him on Route 47 north of Hughes Road in Elburn, for having an expired plate registration. He also was cited for operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
â€¢ Darone J. Mutts, 19, 3088 Manchester Drive, Montgomery, was arrested at 1:11 a.m. Jan. 23 on a Kendall County warrant related to a domestic battery charge. Police stopped him as he was southbound on Route 47 at Kansas Street in Elburn for having tail light out. He also was arrested for driving while his license was suspended.
â€¢ Thomas G. McCarthy, 22, 411 S. First St., Elburn, turned himself into the Elburn Police Department at 4:02 p.m. Jan. 23 on DeKalb County warrant for failure to appear in court.
â€¢ Matthew Mikulak, 20, of the 0-100 block of Poplar Place, Aurora, was charged with driving on a suspended license and possession of drug paraphernalia at 7: 04 p.m. on Jan. 3. He was eastbound on Galena Boulevard.
â€¢ Colin E. Stokes, 28, Sugar Grove, was found with an in-state warrant from Kendall County for failure to appear in court. He was northbound on St. James Parkway at Brompton Lane.
â€¢ Alberto V. Diaz, 23, of the 600 block of Hinman Street, Aurora, was charged at 4:34 p.m. on Jan. 5 for driving with an obstructed windshield and without a valid driver’s license. He was eastbound on Galena Boulevard at Route 56.
â€¢ Someone attempted a burglary by trying to break into the garage at a home in the 700 block of Evergreen Lane between Jan. 5 and Jan. 6.
â€¢ An employee of Harris Bank in Highland Park, Ill., used the debit card of a Sugar Grove resident to make an online purchase from Domino’s Pizza at 11 a.m. on Jan. 7. Because the incident happened in Highland Park, the resident was informed they would have to file a report with the Highland Park Police.
â€¢ Jorge Ramirez, 27, of the 200 block of 47W Route 30, Big Rock, was charged with driving on a suspended license at 5:03 p.m. on Jan. 10. He was northbound on Route 47 at Park Avenue.
â€¢ Bradley C. Berro, 35, of the 2900 block of Courtney Street, Plano, Ill., was charged with operating a vehicle on a suspended license for non-insurance and for operating an uninsured vehicle at 8:53 a.m. on Jan. 11. He was eastbound on Route 56 at Hankes Road.
â€¢ Vanessa L. Zukauski, 26, of the 300 block of Marion Avenue, Aurora, was charged with driving on a suspended driver’s license at 4:04 p.m. on Jan. 11. She was eastbound on Galena Boulevard from Route 47.
â€¢ Lou DeCano, 20, of the 100 block of Dee Road, North Aurora, was charged with driving on a suspended license, operating an uninsured vehicle, driving with an obstructed windshield (air freshener) and fraudulent identification at 3:35 p.m. on Jan. 12. He was eastbound on Galena Boulevard from Route 47.
â€¢ Brittany R. Orta, 23, of the 1800 block of Wessel Court, St. Charles, was charged with driving on a suspended license and operating a vehicle with an expired registration at 11:20 p.m. on Jan. 12. She was northbound on Route 47 from Galena Boulevard.
â€¢ Someone enacted a residential burglary at a home in the 100 block of Railroad Street, Sugar Grove, on Jan. 12 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Jewelry, electronics and blank checks were among the items taken.
â€¢ Someone stole a 2002 gold Ford Explorer from the driveway of a home in the 200 block of Maple Street, Sugar Grove, between Jan. 15 and Jan. 16.
â€¢ Jacqueline A. Adler, 20, of the 200 block of Snow Street, Sugar Grove, was charged with driving on a suspended driver’s license and operating an uninsured vehicle at 3:31 p.m. on Jan. 16. She was northbound on Route 47 at E. Park Ave.
â€¢ Danielle R. Vick, 19, of the 400 block of South Batavia Avenue, Batavia, was charged with driving on a suspended or revoked driver’s license and with a cracked rear taillight at 8:49 p.m. on Jan. 16. She was on Route 47 north of Cross Street.
â€¢ Paul B. Obis, 59, of the 2800 block of Gregory Street, Chicago, was charged with speeding, driving under the influence of alcohol and driving with an alcohol concentration of .08 or more at 8:31 a.m. on Jan. 17. He was westbound on Route 47 at Galena Boulevard.
â€¢ Jaclyn M. Peterson, 26, of the 200 block of Braeburn Drive, Sugar Grove, was charged with driving with an obstructed windshield (air freshener) and driving with a suspended license at 5:36 p.m. on Jan. 18. She was northbound on Route 47 from Galena Boulevard.
â€¢ Someone representing a company in Bangalore, India made several online fraudulent charges totaling $1,799 on a Harris Bank checking account belonging to a Sugar Grove resident.
â€¢ Someone stole a cell phone worth about $300 belonging to a Sugar Grove resident off the top of the ATM machine at the Jewel Food Store in Sugar Grove at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 20.
â€¢ Victor M. Hernandez, 19, of the 1000 block of W. State Street, Sycamore, was charged with driving without a driver’s license and driving with an obstructed windshield at 3:31 p.m. on Jan. 4. He was northbound on Route 47 from Bliss Road.
â€¢ A possible counterfeit $20 bill was received by Gas Mart at Route 47 and Galena Boulevard at 2:04 p.m. on Jan. 3.
â€¢ Samantha C. Nelson, 20, of the 500 block of S. 2nd St., Rochelle, Ill., was taken in custody for an in-state warrant for criminal damage to property through the Ogle County Sheriff’s Department at 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 2. She was northbound on Route 47 at Harter Road.
â€¢ Mauricio Castro-Morales, 23, of the 6000 S. block of Troy Street, Chicago, was arrested for driving with one tail light, driving without a license and driving without insurance at 2:48 p.m. on Jan. 2.
â€¢ Ray S. Meador, 24, of the 600 block of E. Grant Highway, Marengo, Ill., was taken into custody at 12:22 p.m. on Jan. 2 on three in-state warrants, one through DuPage County for DUI, one through Will County for criminal damage to property and one through Kane County for criminal trespass to residence. He was a passenger in a car eastbound on Park Avenue and Route 47.
â€¢ Someone ran over a mailbox in the 900 block of Black Walnut Trail, Sugar Grove between 12 and 8 a.m. on Jan. 1.
â€¢ Raymond T. Frazer, 49, of the 8400 block of Captons Lane, Darien was charged with driving on a suspended or revoked drivers license at 9:04 a.m. on Jan. 2. He was eastbound on Route 56 at Hankes Road.
â€¢ Walter D. Bueno, 29, of the 800 block of Rowling Road, Addison, Ill., was charged with driving on a suspended license at 9:13 a.m. on Jan. 1. He was eastbound on Galena Boulevard at St. James Parkway.
â€¢ Allison J. Flory, 18, of the 0-100 block of McCannon Drive, Sugar Grove and Luke E. Markham, 17, of the 500 block of S. Elizabeth Street, Maple Park, were arrested for possession of drug paraphrenalia and Mob Action at 7:03 p.m. on Dec. 30. The Mob Action charge was because both had acted in concert to possess the drug paraphernalia. They were on Golfview Drive and Route 56.
â€¢ A Maple Park resident reported receiving a letter this week from SunLife Brokers Inc. that contained a check for $2,980. The letter advised the resident that he had won $100,000 and it instructed the resident to cash the check and send $2,150 back to SunLife to begin the process of receiving the winnings.
Police Chief Michael Acosta said although the check looked real, it is not authentic, and residents should discard letters like these because they are fraudulent.