May 14 police blotter

By on May 14, 2010

The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

• Local police at 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 8, pursued a driver through residential streets off Route 47 in Elburn for several minutes before arresting him for driving under the influence of alcohol, attempting to elude police, and several other offenses.

The chase started after Elburn police checked on a 2000 GMC van that was stopped on Route 47 north of Hughes Road. At that time, police approached the driver, Daniel E. Minor, 44, of the 1200 block of Twelfth Street in Bloomington, Ill. When Minor opened the driver’s door, a beer bottle fell out of the vehicle. Minor then drove away from the officer, fleeing north on Route 47 toward downtown Elburn. Elburn officers were assisted by Kane County Sheriff’s Department deputies.

Police pursued Minor through streets both east and west of Route 47, south of the railroad tracks. The pursuit then continued south on Route 47 and ended when Minor stopped south of Main Street Road and surrendered to police.

Minor was transported to Elburn Police Department, where he refused to submit to an alcohol breath test. Minor was charged with DUI, driving while his license was revoked, illegal transportation of alcohol, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, improper lane usage, disobeying a stop sign, aggravated fleeing to elude police (a felony), aggravated DUI (a felony), unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of marijuana.

• Jon M. Pierce, 33, of the 200 block of East North Street in Elburn, was arrested at 8:30 p.m. May 11 for driving while his license was suspended. Police stopped him for disobeying a traffic signal at the intersection of Route 47 and Route 38 in Elburn.

• Mireya Acevedo-Trujillo, 32, of 0N040 Rt. 47, was arrested for 4:24 p.m. May 9 for driving without having a valid license. Police stopped her on Route 47 south of Keslinger Road in Elburn for speeding.

• Emmanuel J. Cook, 20, of the 5900 block of South State Street in Chicago, was arrested at 1:31 a.m. May 7, on an outstanding warrant for retail theft in Naperville. Cook, who was on foot, flagged down a patrol car on Route 47 at Stetzer Avenue. He told the officer that his girlfriend was supposed to pick him up from the Metra station but did not. The officer checked his name and birthdate and learned of the warrant.

Sugar Grove
• A resident of the 200 block of Whitfield Drive, Sugar Grove, reported on May 5 that six American Eagle Silver dollars were taken from a car that was repossessed on April 29. At that time, the resident had the silver dollars in a plastic tube in their glove box. When they picked up the vehicle later from Reliable Recovery Specialist in Joliet, the tube with the silver dollars was gone.

• A 2006 red and black Suzuki GSX-R600 motorcycle was reported stolen by a resident of the 100 block of Monna Street, Sugar Grove, between May 4 and May 6.

• A resident of the 700 block of Stone Hill Court reported a wallet containing credit cards, and an iPod were stolen from a vehicle parked in the garage of the residence overnight between May 5 and May 6. The garage door was reported as being open overnight.

• Michael Jones, Jr., 24, was taken into custody by Sugar Grove police after officers ran Jones’ plates and found a warrant for his arrest out of DuPage County. Jones posted bond and a court date has been scheduled for June 16, 2010.

• A resident of the 500 block of Brookhaven Circle, Sugar Grove, reported a UPS package containing a computer was taken from the front porch on May 7. The computer was valued at $439.67.