Saturday, May 18, 2013
The fire reportedly broke out around 10 a.m. Saturday.
A semi-truck reportedly caught fire in the parking lot of a warehouse at 1000 Knell Rd. around 10 a.m. Saturday. Click on the embedded video to see footage of the blaze, which was reported as a truck/structure fire. A man who answered the phone at the Montgomery and Countryside Fire Protection District Saturday declined to answer question on the fire or whether there were any injuries. He referred questions to Chief Tom Meyers, who was unavailable until Monday.
A look at who's been charged with driving under the influence in the area.
May 14 Joan E. Andersen, 74, of the 300 block of Canterbury Court, Oswego, was arrested at 5:49 p.m. at Route 30 and Douglas and charged with driving under the influence and cited for improper lane usage, said Oswego police. Want to keep up on crime news from around the area? Like our Crime-n-Shame Facebook page May 11 Jonathan Brady Knoebel, 23, of the 0-99 block of Abbeyfeal Road, Oswego, was arrested at 5:05 a.m. at Galena Road and Route 47 and charged with driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license, said the Sheriff’s office. May 12 Ivan Chavez, 19, of the 300 block of Center St. Plano, was charged with DUI after Montgomery police stopped his vehicle for speeding at about 2:55 a.m. May 12 in the 200 block of Jericho…
The Juvenile Justice Council highlights the possible dangers and consequences associated with parents providing alcohol or allowing underage drinking.
The following release was issued by the Kendall County State's Attorney's Office: The Kendall County Juvenile Justice Council is aware that many families and students in Kendall County are preparing for graduation. While graduation is an exciting time for all involved and should be celebrated, there is a potential for festivities to include alcohol. Underage drinking is the number one issue facing youth in Kendall County as was concluded from the recent youth round table discussion. The youth at the round table have indicated that in many cases parents are providing alcohol to minors or allowing alcohol to be consumed by minors on their property. The Kendall County Juvenile Justice Council would like to highlight the potential dangers …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Montgomery Police reports May 10-12
DUI Ivan Chavez, 19, of the 300 block of Center St. Plano, was charged with DUI after Montgomery police stopped his vehicle for speeding at about 2:55 a.m. May 12 in the 200 block of Jericho Road, according to reports. He was also issued a misdemeanor complaint for unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor. DUI Jasper Redmond, 61, of the 500 block of Pinebrook Drive, Bolingbrook, was charged with DUI at about 2:35 a.m. May 11 after Montgomery police stopped his vehicle for improper lane usage at Montgomery Road and Melrose, according to reports. Paraphernalia possession Mario Flores, 20, of the 700 block of Fifth Ave. Aurora, a passenger of a vehicle stopped by police at about 8:20 p.m. May 10 at Sherman and Hartway was charged for …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Reports from the Kendall County Sheriff's office; May 6 - May 13.
No valid driver’s license Javier Rojas, 27, of the 300 block of Hughs Street, Lockport, was arrested at 12:15 a.m. at Route 30 and Wolf Road and charged for driving without a valid license, said the Sheriff’s office. No valid driver’s license, curfew, unlawful consumption of alcohol Two male juveniles, both 16, were arrested at 2:19 a.m. at Route 31 and Washington, Oswego said the Sheriff’s office. The driver was charged for driving without a valid license and a curfew citation. The passenger was also charged with a curfew violation and the unlawful consumption of alcohol. Domestic battery, assault Randall Anthony Massiah, 31, of the 1100 block of Pleasant Court, Batavia, was arrested at 5:04 p.m. in the 7500 block of Galena Road, Bristol…
Events include the 25th Annual Candlelight Vigil at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC on Monday, May 13.
Tens of thousands of law enforcement officers and their families will converge on Washington, DC, this week for National Police Week 2013, May 12 through May 18. Among the events will be the Annual Candlelight Vigil, now in its 25th year, on Monday, May 13. National Police Week 2013 full schedule of events. National Police Week brings together between 25,000 to 40,000 attendees from departments throughout the United States and internationally, according to the Police Week website. "Police Week is super important to recognize the importance and sacrafice of our law enforcement officers, especially our fallen heroes," said Steve Groeninger, senior director of communications for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. This year U…
The volunteers serve in multiple areas around Kendall County.
The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office along with the Kendall County Emergency Management Agency recently recognized its volunteers during a small reception. Sheriff Richard A. Randall said he wanted to celebrate the hard work and dedication of all of his volunteers. A total of 45 volunteers and their guests attended. Volunteers are currently serving in the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office Auxiliary Deputy Unit, Kendall County Emergency Management Agency, and the Jail Ministry.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Aurora police arrested 10 last week after setting up dates on the internet.
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Monday, May 13
A two-day prostitution sting staged last week by Aurora Police Special Operations investigators resulted in charges being filed against four men and six women. The operation, which was staged May 8 and 9 at an undisclosed private residence in Aurora, targeted several different internet sites known for advertising sexual services. Three of the men were arrested and charged with solicitation of a sexual act on May 8 after they responded to the residence in reference to an ad placed by Aurora police on one of the internet sites, police said. They allegedly offered an undercover female officer money in exchange for sex. They include: Edward W. Przybycien, 30, of the 800 block of Quin Court, Naperville; Thaddeus Chase, 45, of the 200 block of …
Lifelong Oswego resident says it's time for a new leadership.
Oswego Police Chief Dwight Baird made official Saturday what’s long been rumored. The lifelong Oswego resident is running for Kendall County Sheriff. Baird made the announcement on the steps of the Kendall County Courthouse to a crowd of about 100 supporters, including Oswego Village President Brian LeClercq, Village Trustee Judy Sollinger and Kendall County Coroner Ken Toftoy. In his announcement Baird touted his long record of public service in law enforcement, and alluded to several recent incidents involving the Sheriff’s Office or its deputies that have brought negative attention to the department. “Our new sheriff should be accountable to the citizens of Kendall County and should hold others accountable,” Baird said. “ … Our new …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
The limo driver was charged with two counts of driving under the influence and one count of reckless conduct.
Many schools and local police make sure students attending prom know not to drink and drive. But what if it's your limo driver that's drunk? A 54-year-old man was arrested Saturday after he transported over 20 Oswego East High School teens to their prom while intoxicated, police said. Richard L. Madison, of the 9900 block of Walnut Terrace, Palos Hills, was charged with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol and one count of reckless conduct, both class A misdemeanors. Madison was driving a group of 23 Oswego East students to their May 11 prom at the Abbington Banquets in unincorporated Glen Ellyn, according to the DuPage County Sheriff's Office. The students contracted the private limousine service Limos Alive Party Bus to …