Patch Roundup: Man Charged with Soliciting 12-Year-Old, Teen Illegally Films Neighbors' Bedroom
Also this week: a dad remains missing from Downers Grove, a $21 million sports complex inflames a debate and a 20-man fight breaks out in a Wheaton parking lot.
Here are some of the top stories from the past week in Patch's west Chicago region:
Naperville—Man Charged with Soliciting Naperville 12-Year-Old for Sex; Bond Set at $1 Million—A 35-year-old man tried to meet with a 12-year-old girl at a Naperville movie theater, according to police.
Batavia—Teen Charged With Putting Hidden Camera in Neighbors' Bedroom—A 16-year-old unlawfully places a camera in his neighbors' bedroom while babysitting their kids, North Aurora police said. Here's more info.
Downers Grove—Search Continues for Bill Foley, Missing Downers Grove Man—Family members say there has still been no sign of 55-year-old William Foley, who was reported missing Feb. 6 after he didn't return home from work.
Lemont—Standing-Room-Only Crowd Packs Public Hearing on Sports Complex—$21 million project has been a hot topic in Lemont since its unveiling Jan. 28.
Wheaton—Police Break Up Parking-Lot Fight, Make 3 Warrant Arrests—Wheaton police report fight involving about 20 people and warrant arrests.
Geneva—Driver Charged With Aggravated DUI After Route 25 Crash, Passenger Critical—This 35-year-old Auroran was driving the crossover SUV that struck a utility pole Sunday. Here are more details.
Darien/Woodridge—Former D61 Employee Charged After Stealing From District—Downers Grove resident Rosemary Deno was charged with misdemeanor theft after turning herself in Friday. All of the stolen money has been reimbursed to the district.
Oak Park/River Forest/Forest Park—Felon Accused of Fondling Woman's Buttocks Outside Forest Park CTA Station—Robert Cobbins expected to appear in court Feb. 14.
La Grange/La Grange Park/Western Springs—LT Grad Directs Photography on New NatGeo Afghan War Documentary—Western Springs native David Clawson spent 49 days in Afghanistan with the “Pararescumen” of Kandahar Airfield for the filming of “Inside Combat Rescue.”
Hinsdale/Clarendon Hills/Burr Ridge—Teardowns.com Owner Defends Sale of 122-year-old Hinsdale House—Brian Hickey said that if a beautiful home goes up on the property, "you won’t hear anything about the old [house]."
Glen Ellyn—Village of Glen Ellyn Takes Steps Toward Greater Transparency—Last year, the Village of Glen Ellyn earned an “F” for transparency in an audit of its website.
Elmhurst—Elmhurst Mariano's is Starting to Take Shape—What is the magic in the mix that has residents almost giddy over the new store opening?
St. Charles—Hultgren Seeks to Kill the Death Tax—Congressman co-sponsors legislation to end tax code he calls "immoral" and "unfair."