Sept. 24 area police blotter

By on September 24, 2009

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.

• James R. Parsons IV, 31, of the 1000 block of Rushmore Drive in DeKalb, was arrested at 12:10 a.m. Sept. 16 in the Metra train station yard at 422 Railroad Ave. in Elburn, on two outstanding warrants for failure to appear in court.

Police responded to a report that Parsons was intoxicated and harassing a Metra employee.

The warrants were from Glendale Heights, Ill., and DuPage County.

• Six teenagers were arrested for unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor at 11:05 p.m. Sept. 19, at a home in the 42W900 block of Hughes Road in Elburn.

Those arrested were a 17-year-old juvenile of the 1200 block of Dorr Drive in Sugar Grove, a 17-year old juvenile of the 17000 block of Barber Greene Road in Sycamore, Jordan C. Bergman, 18, of the 1100 block of Griffin Avenue in Elburn, a 17-year-old juvenile of the 42W900 block of Hughes Road in Elburn, and two 16-year-old juveniles.

Sugar Grove
• Someone shot out a car window in a driveway on the 300 block of Mallard Lane, Sugar Grove, at 5:50 p.m. on Sept. 11. The cost of the window is $500.

• Gabriela Mendoza, 20, of the 500 block of Terry Avenue, Sugar Grove, was charged on Aug. 27 with driving with a suspended license, speeding at 74 mph in a 55 mph zone and illegal transportation of liquor. She was driving southbound on Route 47 near Waubonsee Community College. She was later charged in a separate incident on Sept. 10 at 12:04 p.m. with driving on a suspended license. She was driving southbound on Route 47 near Galena Boulevard.

Maple Park
• The Kane County Grand Jury on Sept. 8 indicted Walter Brown, of the 600 block of Center Street in Maple Park, for retail theft. St. Charles police arrested Brown earlier this year for the crime.

The indictment is not proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the state’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.