St. Charles Police Blotter: Retail Thefts, Vehicle Burglaries and Burning Newspaper
St. Charles police reports from Saturday, Sept. 8, through Monday, Sept. 10.
MONDAY, SEPT. 10, 2012
A 53-year-old Carol Stream woman reported at 6 6:42 p.m. the theft of a white and silver Apple iTouch while at the Charlestown 18 Theater, 3740 E. Main St. A value for the device was not reported.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 9, 2012
A 25-year-old resident of the 1800 block of Wessel Court, reported at 11:02 p.m. that someone burglarized a 1994 Ford Escort at 1846 Wessel Court. The passenger-side window was broken out and the in-dash stereo was removed. No damage estimate was provided.
Theft of Less Than $500
A 50-year-old resident of the 800 block of Walnut Street reported at 2:59 p.m. the theft of a decorative antique cedar chair from his yard between 7 p.m. Sept. 8 and 2 p.m. Sept. 9. The chair was valued at $300.
Newspaper Ignited Under Bush
A 45-year-old resident of the 2000 block of Oak Street reported at 11:28 a.m. someone had ignited a newspaper under a bush outside the door of the building. Police determined a juvenile had started the fire with a lighter from the apartment where his mother and aunt smoke. The youth and another juvenile who was with him at the time the fire was lit were warned of the danger of playing with fire.
A 53-year-old resident of the 900 block of Secretariat Court reported at 10:20 a.m. that someone entered his unlocked 2009 Honda CRV and removed a black Apple iPod and a Tom Tom GPS unit. The theft occurred between 9 p.m. Sept. 6 and 7 a.m. Sept. 7. No value was reported.
Meijer, 855 S. Randall Road, reported at 7:33 p.m. the attempted theft of $1,952 in merchandize. The suspect told police she had stepped outside the store’s garden center, where a loss-prevention officer stopped her, to look to look at flowers displayed there and that she intended to re-enter the store to pay for the merchandize. The Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office declined to press charges.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 8, 2012
Walmart, 150 Smith Road, reported at 6:27 p.m. that a 21-year-old man stole a pack of Yugio Playing Cards valued at $9.98. The suspect lost a size 11½ black and green Vans shoe with blue laces when he was chased by Walmart employees.
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