All posts tagged "John Sizer"

  • Guest Editorial: SG police responds to rumonrs of child abduction attempt

    by Investigator John Sizer, Sugar Grove Police Department Numerous emails are being circulated around the village and to the media regarding multiple child abduction attempts that are factually incorrect.

    • Posted June 28, 2012
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  • Identity theft incidents on the rise in SG

    SUGAR GROVE—Are you comfortable sharing your credit or debit card information with a waiter, sales clerk or an Internet site? If so, you might want to rethink your approach to financial privacy.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Be aware of census-form scam

    Sugar Grove—There are 10 questions asked on the 2010 Census form, but if you find the question, 'What is your Social Security number?' don't answer it.

    • Posted April 16, 2010
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  • Once not good enough

    An Aurora man who got away with more than $300 worth of liquor from the Sugar Grove Jewel was arrested when he returned the following day for more.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Ice cream man sentenced for child sexual exploitation

    A former ordained Presbyterian minister and substitute high school teacher has been sentenced to a jail term and ordered to undergo specialized sex offender probation for displaying his genitals in the presence of a small child in...

    • Posted May 29, 2009
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  • Teacher, preacher guilty of sexual exploitation

    Douglas R. Jones, 48, of the 100 block of Middle Ave in Aurora, awaits sentencing on a charge of sexual exploitation of a child, a class 4 felony. A jury found Jones guilty earlier this year.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • SG man charged with sexual assault

    Bryan J. Banbury, 28, of the 100 block of Meadows Drive, Sugar Grove, was charged last weekend with aggravated criminal sexual assault, a class X felony that could land him in jail for up to 30 years.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Police warn residents of possible mail scam

    Several residents recently notified the Sugar Grove police of a possible scam using the United States mail.

    • Posted May 8, 2009
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  • Police impersonator story a hoax

    The woman who claimed to be a victim of a robbery conducted by a man impersonating a police officer has confessed that the incident never took place.

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • Man arrested for water theft

    Squatter stayed in Prestbury home for eight months

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Foreclosures up in SG, across the county

    The number of foreclosed homes requiring Kane County Sheriff's Department intervention has increased dramatically in the last couple of years.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • WCC demonstrates ‘beer goggles’

    As part of the school’s mental health awareness week, Waubonsee Community College counselors served students ‘mocktails’—nonalcoholic drinks—in the new Student Center on the Sugar Grove Campus.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Police promote Alive at 25 driving program for teens

    The Alive at 25 safety program is a class intended to educate teens who are in drivers education, plus people who have received traffic tickets, about the great responsibility a person has when they are behind the...

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Right place, right time

    Sugar Grove police arrived at the scene of an accident at 10:55 a.m. on Tuesday involving the rollover of a horse trailer.

    • Posted January 9, 2009
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  • Police ID additional potential victims of Baby Fest fraud

    Additional potential victims of Baby Fest promoter Joanie M. Bellas have come forward since the Sugar Grove police released information about her possible scam.

    • Posted January 9, 2009
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