St. Charles Police Blotter: Vehicle Burglary, DUIs

St. Charles police reports from Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, through Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.


Vehicle Burglary

Foreman Tool, 3850 Swenson Ave., reported at 4:58 a.m. someone had broken the passenger-side window of a company plow truck while it was parked in the back parking lot between 6 a.m. Dec. 29 and 4:55 a.m. Wednesday. The truck’s dome light also was damaged. The owner could not determine if any items were missing from the truck. Damage to the window and the dome light was estimated at a combined $400.

TUESDAY, JAN. 1, 2013

Driving Under the Influence

Megan Kathleen Peterman, 34, of the 400 block of Hubbard Avenue, Elgin, was charged at 2:55 a.m. on the 2600 block of North Second Street (Route 31) with driving under the influence of alcohol, DUI with a blood-alcohol content greater than .08, and improper lane use. According to police, an officer saw Peterman northbound and noticed she was traveling over the speed limit and began to follow her. The vehicle drifted to the right, exited the roadway, swerved back onto the roadway but overcorrected, going into a side skid and turning completely around, coming to a stop facing south. Police said her blood-alcohol content registered .149. She was released on her own recognizance pending a Jan. 17, 2013, court appearance at the Kane County Judicial Center.


Robert B. Rydin, 60, of the 900 block of Persimmons Drive, was charged at 11:41 p.m. at 100 W. Main St., with DUI, DUI with a blood-alcohol content greater than .08, driving an uninsured vehicle, driving without lights when required, and improper lane use. Further details were not available. He was released after posting his driver’s license and $300 cash bond pending a Feb. 22 court appearance.

MONDAY, DEC. 31, 2012

Criminal Damage to Property

, reported someone damaged a fire extinguisher between 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, and 5:50 a.m. Monday. The case for the extinguisher was torn from its wall mount and the plexiglass cover was broken. Damage was estimated at $30.

SATURDAY, DEC. 29, 2012

Theft, Less Than $500

A 46-year-old Maple Park woman reported at 3:10 p.m. the theft of a pair of prescription, no-line bifocal glasses from an unlocked locker between 2 and 3:09 p.m. at .

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