Elburn police blotter

By on March 12, 2009

The following reports were obtained from the Elburn Police Department. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Felony traffic arrest
• Carlos Pena, 22, of St. Charles, was charged on March 1 with possessing a vehicle title certificate without complete assignment, a Class 4 felony. Police stopped Pena at 12:01 a.m. on Route 38 near Anderson Road in Elburn for having one headlight out. He also was arrested for not having a valid drivers license or proof of liability insurance.

No valid driver’s license
• Aydee Dominguez-Lopez, 29, of St. Charles, was arrested at 11:38 p.m. March 4 for driving without having a valid license. Police stopped her on Route 38 near Anderson Road in Elburn for not having a working rear plate light.
• Alvaro G. Carillo, 33, of Elburn, was arrested at 7:55 a.m. March 6 for driving without a valid license. Police stopped him in the 400 block of East Pierce Street in Elburn for driving without valid vehicle registration. He also was cited for driving without insurance.

• Someone broke into a coin machine at Elburn Car Wash, 120 W. Nebraska St., Elburn, between 6:30 p.m. March 3 and 9 a.m. March 4, and stole $100 in change.

• Tammy A. Champion, 40, of Sugar Grove, was arrested at 10:28 p.m. March 5, for driving while under the influence of alcohol. Police also cited Champion, whose vehicle was stuck in the mud on Anderson Road north of Freedom Road, for driving while her license plates were suspended and for not having liability insurance.

Driving while license suspended
• Shannon S. Fitzhugh, 28, of Yorkville, was arrested at 1:45 a.m. March 7 for driving while his license was suspended. Police stopped him on Route 47 at Hughes Road in Elburn for speeding.
• Melissa K. Vonplachecki, 24, of DeKalb, was arrested at 12:32 .m. March 10, for driving while her license was suspended. Police stopped her on Route 38 at Center Street in Elburn, for not having a front license plate. She also was cited for operating an uninsured motor vehicle.

Criminal defacement of property
• Someone spray painted grafitti on seven stop signs in Elburn between noon and 3 p.m. March 7. A public works employee reported the damage. The signs will have to be replaced, costing the village $1,400. The signs were located on Stetzer Street at Johnson Avenue, Parkside Avenue, Saratoga Drive, and Cambridge Avenue, and on South Street at Cambridge, Saratoga and Parkside.