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20 hrs ago | via Patch.com
Here is a look at recent arrest and incident reports made by the Glen Ellyn Police Department in recent weeks: Police arrested Royal J. Douglas, 24, of Elgin, at 3:13 p.m. on Nov. 9 in the 0 to 100 block of Sunset for criminal damage to property and criminal trespassing to residence. Police arrested Danielle E. Carino, 26, of 2S648 Pierce Currie Lane in Warrenville, at Roosevelt and Surrey at 9:41 p.m. on Nov. 9. She was charged with speeding, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and driving while license suspended. Comment?
Friday Nov 21 | via Daily Herald
An Elgin woman accused of not taking "reasonable steps" to prevent her husband from committing sexual abuse recently pleaded guilty to a reduced charge and received probation, according to Kane County court records. Amanda Alder, 33, of the 100 block of North Jackson Street could be jailed for up to a year if she violates her two years of probation for a misdemeanor child endangerment charge, records show. Comment?
Monday Nov 17 | via Daily Herald
Kane County Coroner Rob Russell released his report Monday on the death of 31-year-old Joshua Paul, nearly three months after the Carpentersville man's autopsy was performed. Paul died Aug. 18 at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin, a few hours after being arrested following a traffic stop and scuffle with two Carpentersville police officers, according to the coroner's report. Comment?
Friday Nov 14 | via Daily Herald
Three Lake County teachers are facing misdemeanor charges alleging they failed to report a Gavin School District 37 instructor accused of molesting a student, and one had yet to be arrested last night. Arrest warrants were issued yesterday for John Keehan, 40, of Elgin; April Courtney, 34, of Wauconda; and Michael Lanners, 38, of Lake Villa. Comment?
Thursday Nov 13 | via Daily Herald
Three Lake County teachers are facing misdemeanor charges alleging they failed to report a Gavin School District 37 instructor accused of molesting a student. Arrest warrants were issued Thursday for John Keehan, 40, of Elgin; April Courtney, 34, of Wauconda; and Michael Lanners, 38, of Lake Villa. Comment?
Thursday Nov 13 | via Daily Herald
A former Elgin deputy police chief currently facing felony misconduct and identity theft charges hacked into his now ex-wife's personal bank account in April 2010 and took $8,500 only to return it after he was confronted by the Elgin police chief, according to court records. Kane County prosecutors want this "prior bad act" by Robert Beeter, 53, of the 300 block of Settlers Parkway, Elgin, admitted as evidence should his case go to trial. Comment?
Sunday Nov 9 | via Daily Herald
A man facing life in prison on charges he broke into an Elgin townhouse and killed a woman who just moved from Chicago is scheduled to face trial Jan. 26. Paul. A. Johnson, a 35-year-old lifelong Elgin resident who was on parole at the time of the slaying, is accused of fatally stabbing Lisa Koziol-Ellis with a screwdriver as he burglarized her townhouse in the Garden Quarter development on the city's near west side. Comment?
Sunday Nov 9 | via Chicago Tribune
A man was shot in the hand in Elgin early Sunday morning as he got out of his car to go to a party, police said. The man, 24, of Elgin, was shot a little before 12:45 a.m. in the 300 block of Jewett Street, according to a news release from Elgin police. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 4 | via Daily Herald
One man was shot and two people beaten with landscaping bricks Sunday morning after two groups of rival gang members brawled in Carpentersville, according to police. Alfredo A. Sanchez, 31, of the 1700 block of Papoose Road, Carpentersville, was one of three people charged as a result of the fight, which occurred on the front lawn of a home on the 1700 block of Papoose after two groups of gang members gathered on homes directly across the street from each other, Police Cmdr. Comment?
Thursday Oct 30 | via Daily Herald
Angry that his fiancee and mother of his six children had cheated on him, James R. Beavers got drunk and began burning her clothes and underwear in a firepit behind his parents' west-side Elgin home on Nov. 18, 2009, according to testimony Monday. "He was quite upset, very heartbroken," testified his mother, Maria Beavers. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 29 | via Daily Herald
An Elgin man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for multiple offenses he committed during an April 2013 domestic attack, officials said. On April 18, 2013, Patrick A. Carter, 45, of the 1900 block of Matthew Court in Elgin, attacked the mother of three of his children and her acquaintance as she was returning home, according to a news release. Comment?
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