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St. Charles Police Blotter: DUIs, Warrant and Theft Arrests

St. Charles police reports from Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 through Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.

St. Charles police reports from Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 through Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. | Credit: Ted Schnell
St. Charles police reports from Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 through Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. | Credit: Ted Schnell

SUNDAY, DEC. 8, 2013


DUI


Andrew Benjamin Sofiakis, 29, of the 200 block of Hillandale Drive, Bloomingdale, was charged at 5:03 a.m. on the 1300 block of South 8th Street with DUI, expired registration, no insurance, and driving too fast for conditions. He posted his driver’s license and $300 cash bond and was released pending a Dec. 26, 2013 appearance in Kane County Court. More details were not immediately available.


SATURDAY, DEC. 7, 2013


DUI


Michael Patrick Gubbins, 39, of the 100000 block of Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, was charged at 2:18 a.m. on the 1500 block of East Main Street with DUI, DUI with a blood-alcohol concentration greater than .08, and speeding, 52 in a 35 mph zone. Police said his blood-alcohol concentration registered at .150. He was released on his own recognizance pending a Jan. 8, 2014 appearance in Kane County Court.


FRIDAY, DEC. 6, 2013


DUI


Margaret L. Reuter, 47, of the 200 block of Indiana Street, was charged at 12:38 p.m. on the 2300 block of East Main Street with DUI, and improper lane use. She posted her driver’s license and was released on her own recognizance pending a Jan. 15, 2014 Kane County Court appearance.


Driver Cited in Hit-and-Run


Eric D. Rowell, 34, of the 600 block of North 3rd Avenue, was charged at 9:32 p.m. with failure to give information after striking an unattended vehicle, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, and improper lane use. Rowell posted $150 cash bond, a $50 booking fee, and $140 towing bill and was released pending a Jan. 2, 2014 Kane County Court appearance.


Telephone Harassment


Kimberly A. Newhall, 42, of the 400 block of East 2nd Street, Genoa, was charged at 10:44 a.m. at the St. Charles Police Department, 211 N. Riverside Drive, on two counts of harassment by telephone. She was being held in the Kane County Jail pending a court appearance.


THURSDAY, DEC. 5, 2013


Warrant Arrest


Paul L. Garza Jr., 18, of the 35W300 block of Sunset Drive, was arrested at 8:29 p.m. at Redgate Road and Route 31 on a Kane County warrant for failure to appear in court on an aggravated battery charge. He was transported to the Kane County Jail pending a court appearance.


WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4, 2013


Theft Arrest


Ryan Nicholas Balzanto, 29, of the 4N400 block of Brian Lane, Bensenville, was charged at 7:15 p.m. at 212 W. Main St., with two counts of theft-less than $500. He posted $350 cash bond and was released pending a Jan. 8, 2014 court appearance.


TUESDAY, DEC. 3, 2013


Hit and Run Charged


Shirley Sams, 53, of the 170 block of Wessel Court, was charged at 2:53 p.m. with failure to give information after striking an unattended vehicle. She turned herself in to police after the vehicle she was driving struck another vehicle in the parking lot at Jewel-Osco, 2073 Prairie St., on Monday evening, Dec. 2, 2013. She was released on her own recognizance pending a Jan. 23, 2014 appearance in Kane County Branch Court.


Police Blotter information is provided by the St. Charles Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome.


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