St. Charles Police Blotter: Retail Theft, DUI, Public Drunkenness

St. Charles police reports from Friday, July 12, 2013 through Tuesday, July 16, 2013.

Credit: Ted Schnell
Credit: Ted Schnell

TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013

Retail Theft

Nicole Lopez-Villegas, 18, of the 7N200 block of Route 31, South Elgin, was cited at 8:44 a.m. at Blue Goose Market, 300 S. 2nd St., with retail theft. She was issued a notice in appear in court on Sept. 5, 2013.

MONDAY, JULY 15, 2013

Aggravated Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol

Gregg Lee Gardner, 55, of the 46W700 block of Kaneville Road, Kaneville, was charged at 10:01 p.m. on the 300 block of South Randall Road, with aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol-revoked license, a Class 4 felony; no driver’s license; no insurance and unsafe lane change. Police responded to an accident in which Gardner’s van collided head-on with a Ford Fusion on Randall, just south of Oak Street. Police said no one was injured in the accident, and determined the Fusion had the right of way when it was struck by the van, which was driven by Gardner. Gardner told police he had been drinking at a downtown St. Charles bar, but he would not say which one. He was transported to the Kane County Jail pending a court appearance.


Public Drunkenness

Michael A. Morris, 23, of the 6200 block of Fremont Drive, Hanover Park, was cited at 1:40 a.m. on the 00-99 block of North 2nd Street, with disorderly conduct-public drunkenness. Police were called by employees at Alley 64, 212 W. Main St., who had denied entry to an intoxicated man with a laceration on his forehead. The man began to yell and and challenge two bouncers to a fight. Police learned Morris had been in a fight on the sidewalk earlier, during which he suffered the laceration on top of his head. Morris denied to police that he had been in a fight. Morris declined medical treatment, and he and a woman he was with were put in a cab and sent home.

FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2013

Graffiti on Meter

St. Charles police reported at 4:32 a.m. finding green graffiti on an electric meter outside the dog park bathrooms at 3790 Commerce Drive.

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