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Crime & Courts

Geneva police reports

• A 2013 Volkswagon Jetta was reported vandalized Wednesday, Aug. 20, while it was parked in the lot at Johnson Controls, 300 S. Glengarry Road. According to police reports, the car was scratched from front to back on the passenger side causing $865 in damages.

• (Note to readers: The following incident has been dismissed in a Kane County court) Ernest R. Nishi, 40, of the 2200 block of Vanderbilt Drive, Geneva, was charged Monday, Aug. 18, with two counts of misdemeanor domestic battery. According to police reports, the incident arose from an argument over money for school supplies for his two children. The argument escalated and involved both Nishi and the victim throwing toilet paper rolls at each other, as well as the victim being pushed to the ground on her surgically repaired back, according to police reports.

• Two street signs and metal posts were found damaged Sunday, Aug. 17, involving signs and posts for the intersections of Blackman and Miller roads and Berkshire Drive and Blackman Road. According to police reports, the post and sign replacement cost for each is $300.

• Tabitha L. Mitchell, 24, of the 2400 block of Lincoln Court, Aurora, was charged Monday, Aug. 18, with driving under the influence, speeding and improper lane use.

• A mailbox valued at $150 was reported knocked off its post Monday, Aug. 18, in the 0-50 block of Bedford Lane.

• A decorated rain barrel valued at $300 was reported stolen Sunday, Aug. 17, from in front of Halsa, 202 W. State St. The barrel was painted blue, lavender and green.

• A wheel and tire valued at $450 was reported stolen Friday, Aug. 15, from Lou’s Jeep, 602 E. State St. According to police reports, the theft was from the front passenger side of one of the business’s vehicles, and found still up on a jack.

• A 2000 Chevy Monte Carlo was reported vandalized Thursday, Aug. 14, while in the parking lot of Home Depot, 2111 S. Randall Road. The driver’s side rear quarter panel was keyed and the passenger side front quarter panel was dented, causing $750 in damages.

• A residential burglary was reported Thursday, Aug. 14, of a house in the 1400 block of South Street. According to police reports, the owner found a broken window and numerous items out of place and strewn on the floor with drawers pulled out.

• Obscene graffiti directed at police was reported Thursday, Aug. 14, on the west wall of Western Avenue School, 1500 Western Ave. According to police reports, a can of white spray paint found at the scene will be processed for fingerprints.

• Jeffrey J. Peterson, 30, of the 300 block of Republic Road, Batavia, was charged Tuesday, Aug. 12, with retail theft of $199 cordless drill from Ace, 617 W. State St.

• Melissa L. Allen, 45, of the 500 block of Prairie Avenue, Naperville, was charged Saturday, Aug. 9, with driving under the influence and failure to signal.

• A snowblower valued at $500 was reported stolen Friday, Aug. 15, from the Chesapeake Commons Homeowners Association’s storage garage, 1330 Arlington Court.

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