Batavia Blotter: Aldi Graffiti, Drug Paraphernalia, Underage Drinking

The following information was supplied by the Batavia Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

This is a roundup of miscellaneous items on the Batavia police blotter for the eight days prior to Dec. 24.


Graffiti Painted on Aldi


Police reported graffiti painted on the south exterior wall and south window of Aldi Foods, 2080 Main St., around 7:51 a.m. Dec. 23.


Possession of Alcohol


Batavia police turned over a juvenile offender to his or her parents after being found in possession of alcohol, according to a report at 11:24 p.m. Dec. 23 in the 100 block of West Wilson Street.


Possession of Drug Paraphernalia


Police made contact with two subjects in a vehicle parked in the lot at 100 S. Batavia Ave. The first subject was in possession of a suspended license and admitted to having on his person a pipe and some cannabis. The items were confiscated and placed as evidence. The subject cooperated and was not charged for either offense, in part because the second subject had a valid license.


18-Year-Old Hospitalized After Accident


A St. Charles woman was taken by ambulance to Delnor Hospital after a Dec. 16 crash at the intersection of North Batavia Avenue an West Fabyan Parkway, reports said. The front of a Chevrolet Blazer driven by Amanda Luna, 18, of St. Charles collided with the rear of a Ford Escape driven by Raymond Jimenez, 35, of Aurora, around 3:52 p.m. Dec. 16. Luna was transported to Delnor by Medic 51. Luna was charged with disobeying a traffic control signal and Jimenez was charged with driving without a license or permit. Each have a court date of Jan. 14.


Patch reports on law enforcement activity in Batavia, using information provided by official agencies. Persons charged with a crime, or issued a citation for violation of a local ordinance, are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. If you or a family member are charged with a crime or cited for a violation, and the charge or citation is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify Patch editor Rick Nagel at rickn@patch.com and we will do follow-up reporting on the case.


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