Police Reports: A Roundup of Disputes, From Neighborhood Squabbles to Child Custody to Orders of Protection

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

Handling disputes between people is one of the most frequent assignments of any local police officer. Here's a roundup of incidents between March 23 and March 30, from the Batavia Police Department files.


Domestic—8:03 a.m. March 30 in the 1100 block of West Wilson Street. Verbal dispute only; family given information on domestic violence and a referral to victim services.

Neighborhood Dispute—Residents reported a neighborhood dispute at the Green Meadows Apartments, 1100 block of W. Wilson Street, at around 11:05 a.m. March 30, reports said. The complaints reported ongoing issues with neighbors, reports said.

Child Custody Dispute—The complainant reported that his wife violated the family court order that allowed him to have visitation with his son that day. The incident took place in the 1200 block of Surrey around 10:57 a.m. March 29, reports said.

Violation of an Order of Protection—While on routine patrol, an officer observed a male subject from Glen Ellyn driving in the area of the 400 block of Roberts Lane around 7:06 p.m. March 29. The subject has an order of protection, including that residence, and he was seen in the driveway. Attempts to locate the subject were unsuccessful, and the subject later called the Police Department denying that he was at the residence.

Domestic Dispute—9:41 p.m. March 29 in the 400 blcok of Davis, between the victim and her boyfriend. The incident was a verbal dispute only, and the couple went their separate ways for the night.

Domestic Dispute—Around 9:39 p.m. March 29 in the 200 block of Sauk. Verbal dispute between victim and husband. Subjects separated for the evening.

Domestic Trouble—12:41 a.m. March 29, 327 First St. Two subjects, verbal only.

Threats—Two subjects were involved in a threat situation at Batavia Methodist Church, 8 N. Batavia Ave., around 12:19 p.m. March 26, Batavia police reports said. One subject was asked to leave, but no arrests were reported.

Domestic Trouble—6:24 p.m. March 26, verbal dispute only, in the 900 block of Maple Lane. Both agreed to calm down. 

Domestic Battery—Batavia police arrested Ashley M. Filip, 25, of Naperville on charges of domestic battery around 12:28 p.m. March 27 in the 100 block of North Randall Road, reports said. Filip was transported to bond call.

Harassment by Telephone—400 block of Ellen Lane, 10:39 p.m. March 24.

Obscene Phone Calls—804 N. Randall Road, Papa John’s Pizza. Offender unknown, 12:49 p.m. March 24

Disorderly Conduct—Burger King, 107 N. Batavia Ave., 8:49 p.m. March 24, Batavia police arrested Dennis R. Herren, 48, of Batavia on two complaints of disorderly conduct, breach of peace. He posted $120 and has a court dae of April 9.

Domestic Battery—400 block of N. Washington Street; 2 subjects involved, both were referred to Kane County State's Attorney's Office for possible charges.

Domestic—11:45 a.m. March 25, 600 block of Winnebago Trail. Two subjects involved.


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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