June 25 police blotter

By on June 25, 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.

• Chester M. Kopacz, 38, of Aurora, was arrested at 9:55 a.m. June 20 for unlawful affixation of a temporary registration plate. Police stopped Kopacz after he made a U-turn in the 100 block of Main Street in Elburn.

• A resident of the 0-100 block of Neil Road, Sugar Grove, reported unauthorized charges had been made on their debit card June 22. A charge of $845.55 made at a Best Buy store in Homewood, Ill. on June 4, and a charge for $5.49 made at a Payless shoe store in Topeka, Kan., on June 5, were made before the victim learned of the fraud June 6.

• A resident of the 700 block of Black Walnut Drive, Sugar Grove, reported to Sugar Grove police that someone destroyed a statue that was located in their front lawn sometime between 7 p.m. on June 16 and 7 a.m. June 17. Police found the statue in a neighbor’s front lawn. The statue was valued at $250.

• At 11 p.m. June 15, Kane County Sheriff Department deputies responded to a report of shots being fired at signs in the area of 44W Wheeler Road in Sugar Grove. While en route, a deputy observed a vehicle matching the description of one seen leaving the scene. The officer stopped the vehicle at Bliss and Hankes roads and after observing an empty semi-auto magazine and spent shell casing inside the vehicle, the officer arrested the driver, Gabriel M. Carpenter of Sugar Grove. He posted 10 percent of his $40,000 bond on June 22 and has a court date of July 13, 2010.