Criminal Damage to Property
- Someone painted graffiti in brown paint on a stop sign at Moorehead Drive and Raddant Road, according to a report filed at 1:32 p.m. Sept. 24.
- Someone painted graffiti on a stop sign and utility box at South Raddant Road and Eckman Drive, according to a report filed at 4:22 p.m. Sept. 24. The graffiti read, “RCK” and “AQA,” reports said.
- Someone placed a sticker on a stop sign at Park Street and Lathem Street, according to a report filed at 4:41 p.m. Sept. 23.
- Someone scratched a vehicle parked in the Batavia High School parking lot, 1201 Main Street, according to a report filed at 10:25 a.m. Sept. 20. The scratch ran from the driver’s side door to the tail light. Damage was estimated at $500.
Open Door at High School
During a 1 a.m. Sept. 22 business check of Batavia High School, Batavia police discovered that a door was left open. A search of the school found many interior and exterior doors unlocked. Police contact the principal and assistant principal to let them know about the possibility of unauthorized access.
Plastic Knife Gives a Little Scare
Someone spotted a person running in a subdivision carrying a knife and wearing a red mask and called police, according to a report filed at 5:50 p.m. Sept. 21 in the 1300 block of Spencer Lane. An officer approached the subject and determined the knife was plastic.
Officers reported to the 400 block of Elm Street regarding a possible cardiac arrest, according to a report filed at 4 p.m. Sept. 20. Police met with the brother of the victim, who led police to the garage, where the man was lying on the floor. “The victim was non-responsive, not breathing and cold to the touch,” reports said. Paramedics and investigators responded to the scene.
- Batavia police arrested D’Metric R. Wyatt, 21, of Hinckley on a Will County warrant for failure to appear on a driving-while-license-suspended charge. He posted $1,075 and has a court date of Oct. 9, 2013.
- Batavia police arrested Channon Davenport, 29, of Batavia for failure to appear on charges of disorderly conduct, according to a report filed Sept. 4 in the 1100 block of West Wilson Street. Davenport posted $375 and has a court date of Oct. 1.
Burglary to Motor Vehicle
- Someone took a passport from a vehicle in the 300 block of South Van Buren Street, according to a report filed at 5:09 p.m. Sept. 8, reports said. The vehicle was left unlocked, according to reports. The cost to replace the passport is unknown at the time the report was filed.
- A burglary to motor vehicle was reported at 1171 E. Wilson St. at 2:19 p.m. Sept. 3. No further information was provided by the Batavia Police Department.
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