Saturday, April 13, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Geneva and Batavia police departments. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Aggravated DUI—Batavia police arrested Beligca Marrero, 27, of Aurora on charges of aggravated driving under the influence, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, improper lane usage, no valid driver’s license, and state citations of DUI and DUI with a blood-alcohol content of more than .08, Batavia police reports said. The arrest took place around 12:21 a.m. April 4 in the 1100 block fo South Batavia Avenue. Marrero was transported to the Kane County Jail. DUI Alcohol—Batavia police arrested Michael J. Joyce, 24, of Batavia for driving under the influence, DUI with a blood-alcohol content of more than .08, disobeying a stop or yield sign, improper lane usage and disobeying a traffic control signal after a traffic stop around 12:52 a.m…
Monday, February 11, 2013
This 35-year-old Auroran was driving the crossover SUV that struck a utility pole Sunday. Here are more details.
A 35-year-old man faces aggravated DUI and reckless driving charges in connection to Sunday's serious car crash on Route 25, police said. Victor M. Alvarez, of the 1400 block of Golden Oaks Parkway, Aurora, was driving northbound in a silver Nissan Murano crossover sport-utility vehicle that ran off the west side of the roadway and struck a utility pole, according to a North Aurora police statement. Police responded at 2:11 p.m. Sunday to the crash scene, located about 100 ft. north of Ridge Road. Upon arrival, officers found the Murano with heavy passenger side damage. "A passenger in Alvarez’s vehicle, a 39-year-old male of West Chicago, was airlifted to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove," the statement said. "He was in critical …
Sunday, December 2, 2012
A status call is set for Dec. 5 at the Kane County Judicial Center before Judge Marmarie Kostelny.
The young Geneva woman who crashed at the intersection of Bennett and Dodson streets on May 4 returns to court Dec. 5. Wiesner was charged in July with aggravated driving under the influence that included bodily harm to a passenger. After the collision, Wiesner was driven to Provena Mercy Medical Center in Aurora. Her passenger, 22-year-old Lindsey Vanderheyden of Batavia, was lifted by helicopter to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. Vanderheyden initially told police Wiesner had fallen asleep behind the wheel as her Chevrolet Cavalier hurtled west down the Dodson Street hill, ran through the stop sign and crashed into trees next to a residential driveway at 224 N. Bennett St., which is also IL Route 25. Eleven days after the crash…
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Geneva woman suffers severe injuries in the crash that took place Jan. 31, 2010, in St. Charles.
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Thursday, August 30, 2012
A West Chicago man has been convicted of his role in a 2010 DUI crash that severely injured a Geneva woman. Donald E. Rericka Jr., 49 (d.o.b. 9-26-1962), of the 29W block of Helen Avenue, West Chicago, was convicted late Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, by a Kane County jury of one count of aggravated DUI, a Class 4 felony. At about 2 a.m. Jan 31, 2010, Rericka, driving a Silver Chevy 1500 pickup truck south on Route 31 in St. Charles, made a left turn to go eastbound on Route 64. Rericka failed to properly negotiate the turn, lost control of his vehicle, drove up over the sidewalk and struck a tree and a pedestrian. The pedestrian, a Geneva woman who now is 50, suffered several severe injuries, including bleeding on her brain, a torn anterior …
Friday, July 20, 2012
The 20-year-old Geneva woman who crashed her car at Dodson and Bennett streets on May 4 now faces charges of aggravated driving under the influence.
Nicole Wiesner, the 20-year-old who crashed her car at Bennett and Dodson streets on May 4, has been charged with aggravated driving under the influence, Geneva police said in a Friday press release. The crash had been under investigation since it occurred at about 10:29 a.m. on that Friday in May. After the collision, Wiesner was driven to Provena Mercy Medical Center in Aurora. Her passenger, 22-year-old Lindsey Vanderheyden of Batavia, was lifted by helicopter to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. Vanderheyden initially told police Wiesner had fallen asleep behind the wheel as her Chevrolet Cavalier hurtled west down the Dodson Street hill, ran through the stop sign and crashed into trees next to a residential driveway at 224 N. …