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St. Charles Police Blotter: DUI, ID Theft Disproven

St. Charles police reports from Monday, Aug. 6, through Thursday, Aug. 9.

THURSDAY, AUG. 9, 2012

Driving Under the Influence

Lindsay Erin Welch, 35, of Wayne, was charged with DUI, DUI with a blood-alcohol content greater than .08 and improper lane use at 1:52 a.m. at 99 S. 5th Ave. According to police, her blood-alcohol content was .23, early three times the legal limit. She was released with an unspecified court date after posting her driver’s license and $100 bond.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 8, 2012

Appointment Error Sparks Identity Theft Report

Police in Wall Township, N.J., contacted St. Charles police to report one of their residents, Caroline A. Weinerman, 24, was the victim of identity theft after she received a call from a St. Charles physician’s office to confirm an appointment she had not made for Aug. 8. St. Charles police investigated and found there had been a mixup when an appointment was being scheduled for someone with a slightly similar name. According to the report, the physician’s office inadvertently called up records for Weinerman dating to an urgent care visit to a DuPage County hospital 10-12 years ago by Weinerman. St. Charles police informed the victim it was not a case of ID theft.

TUESDAY, AUG. 7, 2012

Vehicle Burglary

Ali Kanchwala, 22, of the 3700 block of Queen Anne Court, reported at 2:47 p.m. someone stole his Garmin Nuvi 550 global positioning system, valued at $180, from his sister’s unlocked vehicle while it was parked.

MONDAY, AUG. 6, 2012

Car and Bicycle Collide

A Chevrolet Suburban driven by Jeanne M. Jackson, 46, of the 100 block of Lewis Court, and a bicycle driven by a 16-year-old St. Charles girl collided in the crosswalk on North 5th Street on the north side of West Main Street (Route 64) at 11:30 a.m., throwing the girl off her bicycle and onto the hood of the Suburban. The girl was transported to Delnor Hospital by the St. Charles Fire Department. Jackson was cited with entering a crosswalk.

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