Downers Grove Man Arrested for Carrying Switchblade, Public Urination

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

Geneva police arrested Michael McCuen, 25, of Downers Grove on charges of unlawful use of weapons and cited him for public urination following an incident around 2:12 a.m. Oct. 28 in the 0-100 block of North River Lane, reports said.

According to the complaint in the 16th Circuit Court, McCuen was carrying a switchblade knife. He posted $150 bond (10 percent of $1,500) and has a court date of Dec. 4 at the Kane County Branch Court, 530 S. Randall Road, St. Charles.

The citation for public urination carries a fine of $50 if paid by due date.


Patch reports on law enforcement activity in Geneva, 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 Geneva editor Rick Nagel at rickn@patch.com and we will do follow-up reporting on the case.


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