Area police blotter

By on November 26, 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.

• A gun was discharged Wednesday evening on North Street just east of Main Street in Elburn.

Elburn Police Chief Steve Smith said no one was injured in the incident, which police are investigating.

Smith said so far no one has been arrested, and he could not provide the time of the incident or any other details at this time.

• Kyle H. Jankowski, 20, of 0N300 Route 47, Elburn, was arrested at 1:03 a.m. Nov. 20 for driving while his license was suspended and lacking proof of vehicle insurance. Police stopped him at Route 47 and North Street in Elburn for not having a functioning rear plate light.

• Three people were arrested for possession of illegal drug paraphernalia and possessing less than 2.5 grams of marijuana, at 2:35 a.m. Nov. 21. They were Raul A. Andrade, 26, 380W East Ave. Berwyn, Ill., Carly J. Cooper, 20, 2676 Prairie View Lane, Aurora, and Joshua M. Gullang, 21, 75485 Green Acres Drive, Naperville, Ill.

The three individuals were in a car traveling south on Route 47 in Elburn. Police stopped the vehicle at North Street because the driver, Andrade, was speeding. Police found a marijuana pipe and marijuana residue in the vehicle.

Andrade also was cited for driving while his license was suspended and for lacking vehicle insurance. Cooper also was arrested for unlawful consumption of alcohol by a minor.

• Jeffrey S. Gunther, 47, 807 Oak St., DeKalb, was arrested at 11:58 p.m. Nov. 22 for driving under the influence of alcohol. Police stopped him on Route 38 west of Route 47 in Elburn, for speeding.

• Steven M. Rauchenecker, 49, 24530S. Tonka St., Channahon, Ill., was arrested at 7:16 p.m. Nov. 22, for driving while his license was suspended. Police stopped him on Main Street at Capes Drive in Elburn, for speeding.

• A 17-year-old juvenile male from Elburn was arrested at 9:41 a.m. Nov. 22, for resisting police when they took him into custody for questioning in a Kane County Sheriff’s Department investigation. Police stopped him as he was riding his bicycle in Elburn.

Sugar Grove
• Someone stole a laptop worth $1,000 and a money bag containing $75 from the Kaneland John Shields Elementary School gymnasium during an open gym session at approximately 9:20 p.m. on Nov. 22.

• Someone stole a cell phone from the Sugar Grove Jewel parking lot at 4 p.m. on Nov. 14.

• Someone stole a cell phone from a locked truck in the 500 block of Heartland Drive, Sugar Grove at 4:14 p.m. on Nov. 11. The cell phone was worth $100 and the cost to repair the truck was approximately $700.