St. Charles Police Blotter: Identity Theft Arrest, DUIs

SUNDAY, OCT. 28, 2012

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol

Claudio A. Kienzle, 24, of the 100 block of Kensington Place, was charged at 2:33 a.m. at North 3rd and West Main Streets with driving under the influence of alcohol, DUI with a blood-alcohol content exceeding .08, driving without lights when required, and operating a vehicle with an expired registration. According to police, his blood-alcohol content registered .102. He was released on his own recognizance pending a Nov. 28 court appearance.

Suspicious Incident

The Copper Fox, 305 W. Main St., reported at 10:41 a.m. finding a .45-caliber shell casing at 8 a.m. on the sidewalk in front of the restaurant. The report indicated the casing appeared old and not recently fired. Police found no other shell casings, nor was there any damage to the building.

Cannabis Possession

Carissa Lynn Johnson, 23, of the 500 block of Illinois Street., was charged at 5:31 p.m. on the 500 block of Walnut Street with possession of cannabis, possession of drug paraphernalia and disobeying a traffic control device. She was released on her own recognizance and was ordered to appear in court Nov. 15.

SATURDAY, OCT. 27, 2012

DUI on ‘No Refusal Weekend’

Frank J. Pastorino III, 48, of the 100 block of South George Street, Barrington, was charged at 12:30 a.m. at 1st and West Main streets with DUI, DUI with a blood-alcohol content greater than .08, and failure to obey a traffic control device. He declined a submit to a breath test, but was confronted by a Kane County assistant state’s attorney who obtained a warrant authorizing a blood test, after which police said Pastorino submitted to the breath test, which showed a blood-alcohol content of .157. He was released on his own recognizance pending a Nov. 28 court appearance.

Open Alcohol in a Public Place

Susan Sperber, 50, of the 1000 block of Manchester, Geneva, was cited with open alcohol in a public place at 9:08 p.m. at 12 N. 3rd St. Police found Sperber sitting outside the Alibi Bar Grill, 12 N. 3rd St., with a glass containing an alcoholic beverage next to her. She told the officer she concealed the glass when she left the Alibi and asked to be cited and that the Alibi be left out of it. The officer cited Sperber and forwarded the information to the St. Charles Liquor Control Commission. The Alibi recented was fined $1,000 by the city for liquor violations.

FRIDAY, OCT. 26, 2012

Underage Consumption of Alcohol

Jonathan Neil Peters, 18, of the 1700 block of Wessel Court, was cited at 10:53 p.m. in the 1800 block of Wessel Court, with illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor and criminal damage to property. He was released on his own recognizance with an order to appear in court Nov. 15.

THURSDAY, OCT. 25, 2012

Identity Theft Arrest

Isabel Lopez, 42, of the 700 block of West Brown Street, West Chicago, was arrested Thursday at her place of employment in the 3600 block of Swenson Avenue in St. Charges on one count of aggravated identity theft, a Class 1 felony. According to police, a 65-year-old Lakewood, Colo., resident reported to police there that someone in St. Charles, Ill., was using her Social Security number. Lakewood police traced the use of the number to a St. Charles business address and then contacted St. Charles police. St. Charles police arrested Lopez there, and the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office authorized charges against her. Lopez posted $5,000 cash bond, and she was transferred to the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Identity Theft

A 71-year-old resident of the 500 block of South 15th Street reported at 12:10 p.m. that someone had used his wife’s information to withdraw $4,000 from two checking accounts. His wife’s purse had been stolen earlier this year in Chicago, and the victims had notified the appropriate credit agencies, according to the report. But on Oct. 17, while reviewing their checking accounts, they discovered the theft. The bank, Harris Bank of Milwaukee, told the victim someone bearing his wife’s Illinois driver’s license had signed her name while making the withdrawals. The bank wanted a copy of a police report on the matter. The victims were credited for their loss and Harris Bank is conducting its own investigation.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012

3 Arrested in Robbery

Two adults and a teenager juvenile were arrested within minutes after a robbery was reported at 7:43 p.m. in the 200 block of 19th Street. Deontae C. Nichols, 22, of the 2200 block of South Hamlin Street in Chicago, and the 16-year-old each were charged with robbery, a Class 2 felony; theft, a Class 3 felony; and unlawful possession of a stolen credit card, a Class 4 felony. Deaunta J. Taylor, 23, of the 700 block of North Springfield in Chicago, was charged with theft, a Class 3 felony, and unlawful possession of a stolen credit card, a Class 4 felony. According to police, a 44-year-old man reported he was assaulted and robbed by three males as he was walking down the street. He told police his assailants choked him and punched him in the face. He walked to his residence and called his bank to cancel the stolen credit card, and was informed that four transactions already had been made at a convenience store on West Main Street. Police said they had encountered the three 15 minutes before the robbery report, and police were able to obtain surveillance video and copies of the transaction receipts from the convenience store. They found the three males in the 1800 block of Indiana Street, where they were arrested. Nichols and Taylor were transported to the Kane County Jail, where they were held for an initial court appearance. The 16-year-old was transported to the Kane County Juvenile Justice Center to await proceedings.

MONDAY, OCT. 22, 2012

Possession of a Controlled Substance

A 17-year-old male resident of the 600 block of South 3rd Street was charged at 12:22 p.m. in the 1000 block of Dunham Road with possession of a controlled substance. He was being held in the jail.

SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012

Disorderly Conduct/Public Drunkenness

Oscar Z. Alexander, 31, of the 200 block of North Locust, Aurora, was cited at 1:32 a.m. at 222 W. Main St., with disorderly conduct/public drunkenness.

Police Blotter information is provided by the St. Charles Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies. Charges are not evidence of guilt. They are a record of police actions taken on a given day, and persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. If you or a family member are charged or cited and the case is subsequently adjudicated, we encourage you to notify the editor. We will verify and report the outcome.

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