St. Charles Police Blotter: Property Damage, Thefts
St. Charles police reports from Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 through Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30, 2013
Criminal Defacement of Property
St. Charles police reported at 3:30 a.m. the discovery of graffiti beneath the Prairie Street bridge.
TUESDAY, JAN. 29, 2013
Theft from Vending Machine
Namco Entertainment, Wood Dale, reported at 5:08 p.m. the theft of $116.50 in quarters from two video game machines at Charlestowne 18 Theatres, 3740 E. Main St.
MONDAY, JAN. 28, 2013
Criminal Property Damage
The city of St. Charles reported at 10:49 a.m. that someone has been damaging electric meters in the area of North 17th and Marguerite streets. At least one of the meters must be replaced at a cost of $650, the report stated.
Deontae C. Nichols, 22, of the 1700 block of Wessel Court, was charged at 4:14 p.m. at Lundeen’s Liquor World, 610 E. Main St., with retail theft. Police say the store had video of Nichols taking an item, later determined to be a Remy Martin Cognac set valued at $41.99, and then leaving the store without paying. He was last seen at the St. Charles Public Library, 1 S. 6th Ave., where police found him with the cognac in his possession. He posted $150 cash bond and paid a $50 booking fee and was released pending a Feb. 14, 2013 appearance in Kane County Branch Court.
First and Main Inc., 278 Fairhaven Drive, reported at 2:49 p.m. the theft by fraud of 158 items, which were ordered over the phone by someone presenting themselves as an employee of a client. The items were shipped to an address in Burbank, the report stated. The total loss was estimated at $1,299.16.
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