Recent Crime News
16 hrs ago | via Patch.com
The following information was compiled from various releases from the Oswego, Yorkville and Montgomery Police Departments. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via The Star
When prosecutor Dan Satterberg used to visit Washington state's police academy, the seas would part before him. Recruits would snap to attention, backs to the walls, and allow him to pass. 29 comments
Friday May 22 | via Daily Chronicle
AP file photo Seattle police recruits Tre Smith and Travis Duennes work together through a practice scenario May 6 at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission in Burien, Wash. AP file photo One police recruit applies a pain compliance move on another during a physical training session May 6 at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission in Burien, Wash. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via Patch.com
Aurora Police are investigating the shooting death of a 24-year-old Aurora man that occurred late last night at a West Side apartment complex. The victim, Davarius D. Reese of the 1200 block of North Glen Circle, was found at about 11:40 p.m. with a gunshot wound to the head on the front porch of an apartment in the 1300 block of Monomoy Street. Comment?
Monday May 18 | via Daily Herald
Williams also threw a bag out of her window, which was later recovered, and found to be containing two vodka bottles and cigarettes, the report said. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Comment?
Saturday May 16 | via CBS Local
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Saturday May 16 | via Daily Herald
Aurora police say arson is suspected in fire damage to 12 vehicles discovered in a parking lot on the city's west side early Saturday. Police spokesman Dan Ferrelli said a preliminary estimate pegs the damage to the dozen vehicles at $48,000. Comment?
Wednesday May 13 | via JD Supra
In a recent decision in the Northern District of Illinois, a trial court granted summary judgment in favor of a school district in a lawsuit stemming from the arrest of a local resident who was leafleting and proselytizing about Christianity on the sidewalk in front of a high school. The case reminds school districts of their rights to prohibit expressive activity by community members near school grounds, but also contains important warnings that such prohibitions not go too far. Comment?
Tuesday May 12 | via The Daily Gazette
The Kane County State's Attorney's Office says 28-year-old Maricela Arciga of Aurora was sentenced late Friday. A jury convicted her last summer. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via Daily Herald
A 28-year-old Aurora woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after her conviction on charges she tried to hire someone to kill her ex-boyfriend in September 2010. Maricela Arciga, of the 1200 block of Coventry Park, was convicted in summer 2014 of giving an undercover agent $200 and promising him another $1,800 over a two-month period. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via Chicago Sun-Times
A west suburban woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for trying to hire a hit man to kill her ex-boyfriend in 2010. Friday night, Kane County Circuit Judge Susan Clancy Boles sentenced 28-year-old Maricela Arciga to 20 years in prison after a jury convicted her in July 2014 of solicitation of murder for hire, and solicitation of murder, each a Class X felony, according to the Kane County state's attorney's office. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via CBS Local
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Friday May 1 | via WLS-AM Chicago
An Aurora man already facing 60 years in prison for murder was sentenced to 25 more years Wednesday after he was found guilty of trying to commit a second murder. Enrique L. Torres, 31, was convicted of attempted murder in August 2014 in connection with an April 2007 shooting in Aurora, according to a statement from the Kane County state's attorney's office. Comment?
Monday Apr 27 | via Daily Herald
An Aurora man has been sentenced to four years in prison for aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a minor younger than 17, officials said. Travis A. Armstrong, 31, of the 400 block of N. River St., Aurora, pleaded guilty to a Class 2 felony charge of aggravated criminal sexual abuse on Friday in exchange for a four-year sentence, according to a news release from the Kane County State's Attorney. Comment?
Monday Apr 27 | via My FOX Chicago
Travis A. Armstrong, 31, of Aurora was given the sentence in exchange for pleading guilty to a felony count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, the Kane County state's attorney's office said. Armstrong engaged in sexual acts with the victim in January 2014, prosecutors said. Comment?
Apr 22, 2015 | via Kane Co. Chronicle
BATAVIA – A 22-year-old Aurora man has been charged with burglary. Police said he was caught breaking into a car in Batavia early Saturday. Comment?
Apr 21, 2015 | via The Legal Record
Oswego Cyclery is getting some financial assistance from the village to renovate the Old Fire Barn building on Main Street. The owner plans to relocate the shop there and have space for other businesses. Comment?
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