Monday, May 13, 2013
Aurora police arrested 10 last week after setting up dates on the internet.
- POLICE & FIRE
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 …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Two men fled on foot.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, April 3
The following was provided by the Aurora Police Department. Just before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aurora Police responded to the 300 block of Cedar Street for a call of shots fired. Shortly after their arrival, a call was received from an Aurora hospital indicating a 20-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound was being treated. The initial investigation indicates that there was some type of interaction between at least two males who were on foot and at least 2 men inside of a blue SUV when shots were fired by one of the men who was on foot. One of the shots struck the 20 year old who was inside the SUV in the shoulder, resulting in a non-life threatening injury. After the shots were fired, the subjects on foot, described only as male blacks, …
Friday, March 22, 2013
The suspect is described as a white male around 27 years old with a large build, acne on his face, a small mustache, and wearing a black shirt and black hat.
The follwing information was provided by the Aurora Police Department. Aurora Police are investigating an attempted child abduction that occurred on the City’s west side Thursday afternoon, March 21. At around 2:40 p.m., two girls, ages 5 and 10, were walking home from school in the area of Laurel Drive and Robert Street where they saw a vehicle stopped in the street. They described the car as a newer, black, Toyota Camry, with an Illinois license plate that began with the number ‘9’. As they continued to walk, the driver of the vehicle rolled down the passenger side window, and while motioning with his hand, told the 5 year old to come over to his car. The 10 year old girl told the man that neither she nor the 5 year old would come …
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Sgt. Adam Kuncl was injured while responding to a report of shots fired Saturday morning on Oakton Road; Kendall J. Collier, 18, of Oswego is charged with aggravated DUI in the incident. It's his fourth arrest since May.
Updated 1:45 p.m. Sunday Montgomery police have recovered the .45-caliber handgun believed to have been used in a late-night shooting on Oakton Road, according to the Chicago Tribune. The gun was found inside a black Dodge pickup truck at the scene of the shooting, which caused a mass exodus from a party in the 700 block of Oakton Road shortly after midnight Saturday, Chief Daniel Meyers told the Tribune. The officer who responded to the report of shots fired, Sgt. Adam Kuncl, was struck by a vehicle at the scene and seriously injured police, said. His condition has since stablized. Meyers said Kendall J. Collier, 18, was driving the 1998 white Chevy Malibu that struck Kuncl. The teen, of the 100 block of Linden in Oswego, is charged with …
Saturday, July 14, 2012
The man, whose name has not been released, is suspected of robbing the PNC Bank in Aurora earlier Saturday morning. He was taken into custody at 9:39 a.m. at the BP station at Orchard and Route 34.
Aurora police, assisting the Federal Bureau of Investigation, tracked a suspected bank robber to a gas station on Orchard Road in Oswego on Saturday morning, and apprehended him without incident. According to Aurora police spokesman Dan Ferrelli, the 29-year-old man is suspected of robbing the PNC Bank at 77 S. Broadway in Aurora at 9:15 Saturday morning. Ferrelli said the suspect entered the bank, handed a note to a teller, displayed a handgun, and fled with an undetermined amount of money. The man took off in a blue Ford Bronco, Ferrelli said. A vehicle matching that description was seen at the BP station at the corner of Orchard Road and Route 34 in Oswego shortly thereafter, Ferrelli said, and Aurora police responded to that site in …
Friday, March 16, 2012
The family of Laureth "Laurie" May is offering a $5,000 reward for information on the whereabouts of May and her three children, missing since Feb. 15.
Friday, February 17, 2012
29-year-old Laureth "Laurie" May left her Aurora home with her three children Wednesday at 3:30 a.m, police said. She may have recently been seen in western Indiana. Anyone with information is asked to call Aurora police: 630-256-5500.
Update from Aurora police: "Upon further investigation, the preliminary information we received that tied them to Indiana proved to be unfounded. We reviewed video from the Hobart, IN, Wal-Mart and determined it was not Ms. May, her sons, nor the 17 year old missing out of Cicero. We still have not had confirmation that a credit card was used in Gary. In short, we still have not determined the whereabouts of Ms. May. We continue to ask anyone with information to contact Aurora Police investigations at 630-256-5500." Aurora police are searching for a missing 29-year-old Aurora woman and her three children, believed to have been seen recently in western Indiana. Laureth “Laurie” May, of the 200 block of Plum Street, and her three boys—…
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
National Day of Johns nets eight arrests in Aurora.
An Oswego man has been charged with misdemeanor solicitation of a prostitute as part of a nationwide Columbus Day weekend law enforcement initiative. Alex D. Skowronski, 63, of the 20100 block of Farmington Lakes Drive, was one of eight men arrested Sunday by Aurora Police, according to a news release. All of the arrests were "street level" and took place in locations where Aurora Police have received complaints of prostitution-related activities, the release said. The exact locations were not released to not compromise future operations. The local sting was part of “National Day of Johns Arrests” — a sweep headed by the Cook County Sheriff’s office that involved eight law enforcement agencies simultaneously conducting arrests on the …
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
The FBI and Aurora police announced the results of Operation Fallen Angel on Tuesday. Police are still searching for two at-large suspects.