Batavia Police: Hammer Time, Teen Hit-and-Run, Bodily Harm
Batavia police reports, Sept. 27-28
FRIDAY, SEPT. 28
Bridgette Wilson, 22, of the 1300 block of East Wilson Street, turned herself in at the Batavia Police Department, 100 N. Island Ave., on an existing warrant. The warrant related to a failure to appear in court in connection with no valid driver's license. Wilson posted $100 bond at about 7:12 p.m. and was released with a court date of Nov. 13.
Two male drivers got into a verbal dispute that turned physical on Batavia's east side. A 65-year-old from Smithfield, NC, grabbed a 49-year-driver from New Hope, AL, by the neck. The New Hope man later approached the Smithfield man "in a threatening manner," which resulted in the Smithfield man hitting the other man's thumb with a hammer, according to a police report.
Paramedics were contacted and the New Hope man was transported to the hospital due to possible injury to his thumb. Police on the scene at 3:08 p.m. determined the two to be mutual combatants. The men were each referred to the State's Attorney's Office.
Lost Driver's License
A male resident of Batavia reported losing his driver's license at 12:42 p.m. He didn't know where or when it was lost.
A 27-year-old Elwood man received domestic battery charges in connection to an incident on Batavia's east side. Robert Trevino Jr. was charged with:
- Domestic battery—bodily harm
- Domestic battery—insulting or provoking contact
- Criminal trespass to residence
Police reported to the 1200 block of East Wilson Street at 6:17 a.m. for an incident involving Trevino, according to a police report. He remains in the Kane County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bond, according to jail records.
Three people were involved in a verbal dispute at 4:06 a.m. on the 1200 block of East Wilson Street. Two people were transported to the Police Department to wait for a ride. Further information on this incident was not available.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 27
Teen Driver vs. Telephone Pole
An 18-year-old Batavian fled the scene of a car vs. city telephone pole crash, police said. Robert G. Byland, 18, of the 600 block of Ozier Drive (pictured on this page), was cited with the following:
- Failure to give information after striking property
- Failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident
- Operating an uninsured vehicle
A damage to city property report was completed after the incident, which occurred at 11:01 p.m. at 306 N. Prairie St.
Cannabis On This Day
Batavia Police also responded to incidents that involved cannabis possession on Sept. 27 and 28.
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