Saturday, March 16, 2013
About $250 to $300 is taken from the gas station and car wash located near the Geneva Metra station.
The Geneva Police Department confirmed Saturday that a burglary was reported Friday at the Geneva Citgo station, 618 S. First St. Geneva Polce Department Cmdr. Julie Nash said the police report had not yet been completed but she could confirm that there was a burglary and cash was taken. Several Patch readers called or e-mailed to ask what had happened. "I stop there every day for a paper, and yesterday (Friday), there were several people there dusting for prints, and the front windows were smashed," one reader said. Patel Joyesh, an employee of the Citgo, said Saturday that the burglary was discovered when employees arrived at work, around 5:30 a.m. "They broke the front door and took the whole register," he said. The register contained …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Police said a neighbor saw suspect in the home whose owners were not at home.
The residents of a home on Millburn Court have an alert neighbor to thank after he boldly followed an uninvited visitor into their home and surprised the man, who fled but was arrested minutes later by St. Charles police. Carl D. Newsome, 39, of the 1600 block of Indiana Street, was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon at his home. He was charged with residential burglary, a Class 1 felony. Police said they are investigating to determine if there is any connection between Newsome and other burglaries in the neighborhood. Police were called about 2:50 p.m. Wednesday to the home on Millburn Court on a report of a burglary in process. A resident told officers he saw an older-model dark blue Honda four-door vehicle pull into his neighbor’s …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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 two adults on charges of burglary and theft after an usual incident at Tilly's in the Geneva Commons. Michelle Grocesley, 21, of Aurora and David McCrary, 19, of Aurora each were arrested on charges of burglary and theft under $500 after an incident at around 2 p.m. Jan. 25 at the "surf, skate, motocross and lifestyle clothing, shoes and accessories" store at 514 Commons Drive. According to the Police Department synopsis sheet, a group of five people entered Tilly’s at around 1:50 p.m. One of the group, Grocesley, asked an employee if she could use the restroom but was told the restrooms were not available for public use. Other members of the group caused a distraction, and Grocesley entered a back room. The store …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Police reports: Roundup includes car burglaries, a garage burglary and firewood from Good Templar Park.
The "someone took" police reports for the first half of the month of October include golf clubs taken from a garage, firewood from a campground and a wallet and GPS from various vehicles in Geneva. Want to keep up on crime and public safety? Sign up to Geneva Patch breaking news alerts and "Like" the Geneva Patch Facebook page. Here's the roundup: Burglary—Someone took two sets of golf clubs and golf bags from a residence in the 2000 block of Eldorado Drive sometime between 11 p.m. Oct. 15 and 5 a.m. Oct. 16, reports said. The equipment and bags had an estimated value of $1,200, reports said. Theft—Someone took a face cord of firewood from a campground at Good Templar Park sometime between Sept. 30 and Oct. 17, reports said. The firewood…
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Geneva police reports: The burglaries this week include stolen tools, cell phone and a Schwinn.
Two cars and one garage were looted, according to police reports collected this week at the Geneva Police Department. Vehicle Burglary—Someone smashed the driver’s-side window of a vehicle parked in the 2200 block of Rockefeller Drive and took cell phone from the front console sometime between 1:15 and 9:15 a.m. Sept. 23, Geneva police reports said. The owner estimated the cost of replacing the window at $250 and the value of the cell phone at $50, reports said. Vehicle Burglary—Someone took more that $1,400 worth of tools from a Ford E20 Econoline parked in the 1500 block of Commons Drive sometime between 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Sept. 29, Geneva police reports said. The list of stolen tools include a hammer drill, two finish nail sets, a …
Monday, June 25, 2012
Police reports: Three suites on the second floor of 514 W. State St. are broken into, but the only thing that appears taken is about $2 in change.
Geneva police reported a burglary to three suites at 514 West State Street sometime between 3 p.m. June 15 and 8 a.m. June 18, Geneva police reports said. According to reports, an employee told police she discovered that windows were broken in three suites on the second floor, and the building appeared to have been burglarized. There were no signs of forced entry to any of the building’s exterior doors, but the front door of the building entrance was unlocked when police arrived at 8:09 a.m. June 18, reports said. In the first suite, the window of the hallway door was shattered, but a laptop on a desk was undisturbed. Inside the suite, a hole had been punctured in the glass of a door to an inner office, but nothing appeared disturbed in …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Youths charged with stealing items from classrooms and school offices in April.
Three St. Charles East High School students have been implicated in a rash of burglaries at the school in April. St. Charles police charged Shane R. Carroll, 18, 3123 Raphael Court, and two 16-year-old students with burglary following a month-long investigation. According to a St. Charles Police Department press release, a school club met at St. Charles East on April 21. During the meeting, three of the students began to wander around the school. During their wanderings, the students entered offices and classrooms and removed various items, including cash, calculators, flash drives, laser pointers, keys and school passes. The school resource officer and members of the high school staff investigated the incident and were able to recover the…
Thursday, December 29, 2011
Police reports: Front-door window is shattered, but reports don't say if anything was taken.
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- Rick Nagel
Thursday, December 29, 2011
Someone shattered the glass front door of Me & Dad's Toys, 720 E. State St., around 12:54 a.m. Dec. 14, Geneva Police Department reports said. When police arrived, the front door of the business was dead-bolted and the door handle was locked, but the opening in the broken window was large enough for a person to enter without opening the door, reports said. During the search, police found a large rock next to a black toy bin. The rest of the business "appeared to be in order, except for some boxes on the floor," the report said. The glass of the door was estimated to cost $500 to replace. The police report did not indicate whether any cash or merchandise was taken.
Monday, December 19, 2011
Police reports: Someone gets into Denise's and gets away with $600 in cash plus some un-cashed checks.
A burglary helped make the season less bright for a Geneva Third Street business. Geneva police report that someone took about $600 in cash plus some uncashed checks from Denise’s, 221 South Third St., sometime between 5:15 p.m. Dec. 11 and 9:50 a.m. Dec. 12. One of the employees discovered the store had been burglarized after she noticed that the back door was partially opened shortly after she came to work, reports said. When the employee checked the cash drawer, it was empty. The owner advised that cash drawer had contained the $600 as well as checks. If you have information on this or any other crime in Geneva, please contact the Geneva Police Department at (630) 232-4736.
Monday, November 14, 2011
More than $4,000 in electronics and legal documents taken in series of burglaries.
The case of the $4,500 in belongings taken from Public Storage's East Side facility isn't an isolated incident. Geneva police previously reported that someone took $4,597 form a storage locker at Public Storage, 1040 E. State St., and removed all the belongings. The burglary took place sometime between 5:30 p.m. Oct. 24 and 9:30 a.m. Oct. 25, according to Geneva Police Department reports. Now, three additional burglaries have been reported in that same Oct. 24 to Oct. 25 time period, and in more than one case, access to the lockers was gained when someone broke a padlock on the door. Here are the latest three reports, collected Monday. Burglary—Someone took electronic devices from a storage locker at Public Storage, 1040 East State St., …