Blotter: $500 Teen Portrait Stolen from Mall, Geneva Man Wrecks Car After Leaving a Previous Crash and More

The following arrest information was supplied by the St. Charles Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

One, two ... two car crashes

A Geneva man crashed his pickup on July 27 after reportedly driving away from an earlier wreck, according to a police report. William Thomas Hunz, 33, of 609 N. Lincoln Ave., faces charges of reckless driving, leaving the scene of a crash and also was cited for several traffic citations.

The first crash happened at the Indiana and South Third streets, where Hunz allegedly tried to pass someone in a Ford Ranger on the left who was in the middle of making a left-hand turn, according to the police report. After the driver of the Ranger told Hunz she was calling the police, he reportedly said that seeing his license plate was enough and drove quickly away. While on Indiana Street, Hunz nearly hit a Bobcat being used for sewer repairs and lost control of his truck, eventually hitting a tree. He was arrested, charged and given a court date.

Dorian Gray sought for questioning

A $500 portrait of a teenager that hung on a wall at the Charlestowne Mall was reported stolen on July 29, according to police reports. The portrait hung in near the north entrance of the mall, near Charlestowne 18. There are 10-15 similar portraits that hang in this area. All belong to the owner of Clique Photography. The missing portrait was last seen on July 28. The owner said other portraits have been stolen before but this is the first one she has reported to police.

Domestic battery

Carmeron Nicholas Renfroe-Harden, 24, of 1224 Johnston Dr., Aurora, was charged on July 28 with domestic battery.

Patch reports on law enforcement activity in our town, using information provided by official agencies. Persons charged with a crime, or issued a citation for violation of a local ordinance, are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. If you or a family member is charged with a crime or cited for a violation, and the charge or citation are subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify Nick Swedberg at St. Charles Patch and we will do follow-up reporting on the case. For questions, email nicks@patch.com.


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