Batavia police officers responded to the following incidents in town last month:
Missing Garbage Cans
Police received two reports on Dec. 16 of large garbage containers valued at $50 and $75 missing from homes on the city's east side.
The containers went missing on the 300 block of Fox Trail Drive and on the 1200 block of Wind Energy Pass, according to a police report. The containers are property of Veolia Environmental Services.
A 47-year-old Batavia woman is headed to court after an incident on the city's west side.
Lavonne M. Nurse, of the 700 block of Lathem Street, was arrested on Dec. 17 after allegedly taking a men's dress shirt and a men's sweater from the Batavia Kohl's, 251 N. Randall Road, according to a police report.
Nurse posted $150 bond and was released with a court date of Jan. 10.
A 24-year-old Elburn man is headed to court after an incident on Dec. 17.
Daniel J. Hernandez was cited for the following, according to a police report:
- Driving under the influence of alcohol
- Driving without a license
- Improper lane usage
- No rear registration lamp
Hernandez posted $300 bond and was released with a court date of Jan. 25.
Passenger Nicholas R. Sennstrom, 24, was cited for unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Sennstrom has a court date of Jan. 17.
- A vehicle parked at Lumes Restaurant, 1902 W. Fabyan Parkway, was burglarized on Dec. 17. Reported missing were CDs and a bank bag with checks and cash. The checks in the bag were marked for deposit only. It isn't known if the vehicle was locked; there was no forced entry, according to a police report.
- Police received a report on Dec. 23 that a T-Mobile cell phone and Garmin Nuvi GPS system was taken from an unsecured vehicle on the 800 block of Newberry Drive on the city's east side. The offender reportedly used the phone to access the Internet. The estimated loss is valued at $249.
A wallet was taken on Dec. 23 from a shopping cart at the Batavia Jewel-Osco, 119 S. Randall Road, according to a police report.
The wallet was later found in the parking lot with $250 cash and some credit cards missing.
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