Press Release

Official Press Release Information

 

07/20/2014                Domestic Battery                      14-0410

Police responded to the 100 block of Prairie for a report of a domestic situation.  Upon the arrival of officers an investigation ensued and Kermit A. Watt, 53 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for domestic battery.  Mr. Watt was transported to the DeKalb County Corrections.

06/30/2014                  No Insurance &                       14-0350 

No Valid Driver’s License

An officer conducted a traffic stop on a scooter which was being operated on a public street without any registration.  The driver admitted to not having any insurance and no valid driver’s license.  Mark A. Daum, 41 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for No Insurance and No Valid Driver’s License.

 

06/28/2014          No Valid Driver’s License               14-0343 

While conducting registration checks an officer noted a van being driven in which the registered owner did not have a valid driver’s license.  A traffic stop was conducted and the owner of the vehicle was the driver.  Vincente Segura, 42 yoa, of Elgin was arrested for No Valid Driver’s License.

 

06/22/2014                Domestic Battery                      14-0325 

Police were called to the 600 block of Tyler for a report of Domestic Battery. Officers arrested Jarod W. Bryer, 34 yoa, of Genoa. Mr. Bryer was transported to the DeKalb County Jail to await a bond hearing.

 

06/15/2014             Domestic Battery            14-0313

 Police responded to a report of a domestic battery.  Upon investigating, Officers arrested Trisha Gentry, 40 yoa, of Genoa for Domestic Battery. Ms. Gentry was transported to DeKalb County Jail.

 

06/14/2014             Driving While Intoxicated            14-0308

Failure to Yield to a Pedestrian

While Police were on foot patrol a vehicle sped by almost hitting one of the Officers.  Police were able to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle and Anthony V. Saucedo, 24 yoa, of Kingston was arrested for Failure to Yield to a Pedestrian and Driving While Intoxicated. 

 

06/13/2014             Driving While License Suspended            14-0304

Police observed an individual sleeping in his vehicle and upon checking to see if he was okay discovered the individual to have a suspended license. He reportedly had not been driving and Police went on their way.  Approximately 2 hours later Officers observed a passenger get into the vehicle and the same individual start the vehicle.  Police stopped and arrested Arthur Babneau, 47 yoa, of Rockford for Driving on a Suspended License.  

 

06/13/2014         Resisting Arrest, Obstructing Officer,         14-0301

Damage to State Supported Property 14-0299

While Police were on foot patrol they observed two individuals that appeared to be intoxicated trying to speak to what appeared to be two juveniles that requested they be left alone. Police stopped the suspects and requested Identification.  One of the suspects, Kai J. Dassi, 20 yoa, of Elgin was arrested for Unlawful Consumption of Liquor, Resisting a Peace Officer, and Criminal Damage to State Supported Property.  Mr. Dassi was transported to the DeKalb County Jail.  The second individual, Anthony J. Zaitz, 19 yoa, of Elgin was issued a citation for Unlawful Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor.

 

06/13/2014         Driving While License Revoked           14-0299

Police were dispatched to the 600 block of Pearson Drive for a report of a hit and run. Upon arrival they were also notified of property taken.  Police were able to locate the suspect: Keith R. Marshall, 54 yoa, of Genoa who was driving on a revoked license.  No other charges were filed due to the property being recovered, no damage to vehicles, and no complaints signed.

 

05/07/2014 Aggravated Battery         14-0204

 Police were notified by Kishwaukee Hospital of a possible aggravated battery.  After a full investigation Garrod R. Fanon, 22 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Aggravated Battery and transported to the DeKalb County Jail.

 

05/06/2014 Driving on Suspended License & No Insurance  14-0206

Officer pulled a vehicle over for speeding 50 in a 35 mph.

Officer conducted a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle at which time it was discovered the driver had a suspended license, no insurance, and an expired registration.  The driver, Chase M. Akins was arrested for all of the above and released on an I-Bond.

 

 

05/01/2014 IDOC Warrant Parole Violation       14-0196

 Police were notified of a No Bond Parole Violation Warrant for Shane A. Klinkhammer, 20 yoa, of Genoa.  Mr. Klinkhammer was located in his home in the 100 block of N. Locust where he was arrested and transported to the DeKalb County Jail.

 

 

04/28/2014 Trespass to Motor Vehicle      14-0187

Police were called to the 300 block of S Genoa for a Domestic Dispute.  Upon arrival Officers were informed the suspect had taken the victim’s vehicle without permission.  The suspect, Thomas A. Berott, 42 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Trespass to Motor Vehicle and Driving While License Revoked. 

04/15/2014 Domestic Battery   14-0166 

Police were called to a home in the 700 block of Watson for an alleged battery of a small child.  After an investigation by DCFS and the Genoa Police Department Donald R. Fencl, 26 yoa, of Genoa was arrested on two counts of Domestic Battery.  Mr. Fencl was transported to the DeKalb County Jail.

 

04/02/2014 Driving With License Revoked         14-0141

Officer observed a vehicle being driven by an individual known to not have a valid Driver’s License.  A traffic stop was conducted and Thomas A. Berott, 41 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Driving With License Revoked.

 

03/22/2014 Possession of Controlled Substance        14-0121

Officers were dispatched to the 300 block W Hill for a domestic disturbance.  While investigating the domestic, heroine was found in the home. Brian D. Jeralds, 30 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance.  Mr. Jeralds was transported to the DeKalb County Jail.

 

03/23/14 Failure to Appear Warrant 14-0122

Officer responded to the 100 block of S Washington for a verbal domestic. While investigating the Officer was notified by DeKalb County Communications of an outstanding Kane County Warrant for Naomi L. Rodriguez, 29 yoa, of Genoa for Retail Theft Failure to Appear.  Ms. Rodriguez was able to post bond and was released with a new court date of April 9, 2014.

03/13/2014 Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 14-0110

Carl F. Pierce, Jr., 33 yoa, of DeKalb turned himself into the Genoa Police Department on a Warrant for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Mr. Pierce posted $300.00 bond and was released with a court date of April 11, 2014.

01/25/14 Battery and Criminal Trespass to Real Property 14-0039

Police were dispatch to the 600 block of First Street for a report of a Battery that had just occurred. Upon arrival Police were able to speak with the victim and the suspect; both relayed the same story to police resulting in an arrest. Robby S. Montgomery, 43 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Battery and Criminal Trespass to Real Property.  Mr. Montgomery was able to post bond and was released with a court date of February 27, 2014.

01/03/14 Failure to Appear Warrant 14-0004

Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with an expired registration. Upon making contact with the vehicle owner it was discovered that she, Tierra C. Lopez-Rogers, 19 yoa, of Genoa, was wanted on a warrant for Failure to Appear – Unlawful Display of Plates. Ms. Lopez-Rogers was able to able to post $500.00 bond and was released with a court date of January 23, 2014.

11/24/2013 Violation of Order of Protection,   13-0731

Criminal Damage to Property, and Criminal Trespass

Officers responded to the 100 block of N Brown for a report of Criminal Trespass and Damage to Property.  Paul R. Lancaste, II, 32 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Criminal Trespass to Residence and Unlawful Violation of an Order of Protection.  Mr. Lancaste was transported to the DeKalb County Jail.

 

11/22/2013 Driving on a Suspended License,   13-0729

Operating an Uninsured Vehicle, and Failure to Appear Warrant

While on stationary patrol on Rt. 23 and Derby Line Officers observed a violation.  While speaking with the driver, he admitted to not having a valid driver’s license.  The officer then requested the driver’s license of the front seat passenger and through DeKalb County Dispatch was informed that there was a warrant for his arrest.  Christopher D. Kingrey, 40 yoa, of Rockford was arrested for Driving on a Suspended License and Operating an Uninsured Vehicle.  Zachary A. Wooley, 23 yoa, of Rockford was arrested on a Failure to Appear Warrant for Retail Theft and transported to DeKalb County Jail. 

 

10/27/2013 Driving Under the Influence   13-0669

While on stationary patrol Officer observed car driving faster than the posted limit.  The Officer conducted a traffic stop and Brian S. Lutz, 37 yoa, of Kirkland was arrested for Driving Under the Influence and Speeding and transported to DeKalb County Jail.

 

10/10/2013 No Valid Driver’s License   13-0639

Officer stopped a vehicle for no registration light. The driver, Guadalupe Garcia-Linares, 29 yoa, of Kingston was discovered to have No Valid Driver’s License.  Mr. Garcia-Linares was released after posting bond.

10/08/2013 Driver’s License Suspended,   13-0631

Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident,

and Registration Suspended

Police called to the scene of an accident. The driver of Unit 1, Michelee L. Long, 34 yoa, of Kingston was issued citations for Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident, Driving with a Suspended License, and Registration Suspended for Mandatory Insurance Violation.

 

10/05/2013 Driving Under the Influence   13-0628

Police received a report of a reckless driver heading north on Rt. 23 into Genoa. An Officer followed the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. Benito Mendez-Cruz, 25 yoa, of Hampshire was arrested for Driving Under the Influence, No Driver’s License, Improper Lane Usage and a Warrant out of DeKalb County for Driving without a Driver’s License and transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

10/05/2013 Failure to Appear Warrant   13-0626

Police observed an individual thought to have a warrant out for his arrest.  After confirming the warrant through DeKalb County Communications, Zachary T. Orsborn, 18 yoa of Genoa was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Failing to Appear – Unlicensed.  Mr. Orsborn was able to post bond and was released.

09/30/2013 Violation of Order of Protection   13-0613

Police were contacted regarding an Order of Protection violation.  After the violation was confirmed Lisa R. Rogers, 42 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for violating an Order of Protection and transported to DeKalb County Jail.

09/14/2013 Driving Under the Influence   13-0574

 While on patrol a vehicle was observed with only one working headlight. Police conducted a traffic stop and Christopher J. Ludwig, 22 yoa, of Woodstock, IL was arrested for Driving Under the Influence, BAC over .08 and Improper Lighting/One Headlight. Mr. Ludwig was transported to the DeKalb County Jail.

 

08/25/2013 Warrant for Failure to Appear   13-0539

 Officers responded to an incident in the 100 block of Stiles. While investigating the incident Officers were notified by DeKalb County Dispatch of an active Warrant for one of the individuals.  Beth L. Mauger, 44 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Failure to Appear for Driving Under the Influence.  Ms. Mauger was transported to DeKalb County Jail.

 

08/17/2013 Driving While License Suspended   13-0525

While on stationary patrol Officer noticed a vehicle drive by with the registered owner listed as suspended. The officer initiated a traffic stop to confirm the driver was the registered owner and Jeremy L. Bishop, 39 yoa, of West Brookly, IL was arrested for Driving While License Suspended. Mr. Bishop was able to post bond and was released.

 

08/16//2013  Failure To Appear Warrant 13-0524

Jason D. Raymond came to the Genoa Police Department to turn himself in on an Ogle County Warrant for Failure to Appear. Mr. Raymond was able to post bond and was released.

 

08/7/2013 Warrant for Failing to Appear   13-0501

 & for Violation of Order of Protection

Officer made contact with subject to advise him a warrant had been issued for his arrest for Failing to Appear for a Violation of an Order of Protection.  Rodney D. Beach, 44 yoa, of Genoa, came to the Police Department to turn himself in, posted bond and received a new court date of August 16, 2013.

08/03/2013 Driving on a Suspended License   13-0491

 & No Insurance

While on routine patrol an Officer observed a vehicle being driven by an individual thought to have a suspended license.  The Officer conducted a traffic stop and Lloyd S. Veal, Jr., 25 yoa, of Elgin was arrested for Driving on a Suspended License and No Insurance. 

 

08/02/2013 Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance 13-0486

While on patrol at approximately 2:40 a.m. Officers noticed a suspicious vehicle in the 700 block of E Main.  Upon questioning the driver cocaine was found.  Nicholas W. Kanehl, 21 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance and transported to DeKalb County Jail.

 

07/24/2013 Burglary Warrant & Criminal Trespass 13-0460

Police were advised of a Warrant for the Arrest of Shawn M. Roper, 27 yoa, of Genoa for Burglary.  Mr. Roper was located at a residence in the 800 block of Wilshire Drive which was in violation of management’s No Trespass Order banning him from the residence.  Mr. Roper was arrested on the Warrant and Criminal Trespass and transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

 

07/13/2013  Aggravated Assault  13-0437

& Unlawful Trespass to Vehicle

Police were dispatched to the 300 block of W Hill for an unknown person sleeping in the rear of the complainant’s truck.  Upon arrival the individual was identified as Lisa Rogers.  When Police attempted to wake Ms. Rogers she became verbally aggressive and combative with them.  Lisa R. Rogers, 42 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Aggravated Assault and Unlawful Trespass to a Vehicle.  Ms. Rogers was transported to Dekalb County Corrections to await a bond hearing.

07/12/2013  Failure To Appear Warrant 13-0435

An Officer responded to call for service.  While investigating the incident the arrested Peter L. Miller, 40 yoa, of Kingston was arrested for an outstanding Ogle County Warrant for Failure to Appear.  Mr. Miller was able to post bond and was issued a new court date.

06/26/2013  FTA - DeKalb County   13-0397

While conducting registration checks on vehicles, Officer received information that the registered owner of vehicle traveling on Main Street had a warrant for his arrest out of DeKalb County.  Travis F.J. Petschow, 21 yoa, of DeKalb was arrested for Failure to Appear on a Driving While License Suspended charge.

 

06/15/2013  Domestic Batter, Resisting a Peace Officer,  13-0367

& Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

 

Officer responded to the area of the 300 block of W Main for a report of a woman struck in the head.  The suspect attempted to flee and repeatedly refused to comply with Officers.  After speaking with victim and witnesses Police arrested Brandon S. Olson, 39 yoa, of Kingston for Domestic Battery, Resisting a Peace Officer, and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

06/13/13  Unlawful Use of Intoxicating Compounds 13-0254

Officers were called to the 100 block of S. Washington for a report of a woman huffing propane.  Upon arrival Carrie A. Jones, 32 yoa, of Genoa was found in the act of "huffing."  Ms. Jones was arrested for Unlawful Us of Intoxicating Compounds and transported to DeKalb County Jail.

 

05/24/13  Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child 13-0254

On May 24, 2013 police completed an investigation which lead to the arrest of a 17 year old Woodlawn, IL resident.  Police were notified on 05/11/2013 of a possible sexual assault of a minor that took place in December of 2012.  After a thorough investigation police arrested the 17 year old for Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child. He was transported to DeKalb County Corrections to await a bond hearing.

05/10/13 Endangering the Life of a Child, Reckless Driving, Attempting to Elude Police  13-0241

5/7/13 Possession of a Firearm without Requisite Firearm Owner’s I.D. Card      13-0241

Genoa Police obtained an arrest warrant for Nedzad Music for Reckless Driving, Endangering the Life of a Child, Attempting Fleeing to Elude Police, and Possession of a Firearm without a FOID Card. Bond was set for $50,000.00 with 10% to apply.

 

05/07/13 Domestic Battery 13-0241

Officer was dispatched to 216 Stearn Drive in reference to an injured woman.  A thorough investigation led Officers to believe a domestic battery had taken place.  While trying to conduct an arrest the suspect attempted to elude police.  Nedzad Music, 33 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Domestic Battery and issued citations for Fleeing and Eluding Police and Reckless Driving.   Mr. Music was transported to DeKalb County Jail.

04/12/13 Possession of Cannabis & Possession of Drug Equipment 13-0174

While making a routine traffic stop Officer noticed the driver acting suspiciously and an odor of cannabis coming from the vehicle.  Aaron M. Bussan, 19 yoa, of Kirkland was arrested for Possession of Cannabis and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

04/12/13 Warrant for Failure to Appear 13-0171

Beth L. Mauger, 44 yoa, of Genoa was picked up on a warrant for Failure to Appear in Court on Trespass charges. 

 

04/04/13 Driving Under the Influence & Improper Lane Usage 13-0158

Officer received reports of a vehicle driving reckless and swerving in and out of traffic.  Officer conducted a traffic stop and the driver, Michael C. McDowell, 49 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Driving Under the Influence and Improper Lane Usage.

04/03/13 Driving Under the Influence & Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident 13-0157

Officer responded to an accident at Hill and Brown Street involving a vehicle and a tree.  The Officer conducted field sobriety tests which he failed. The driver, Michael C. McDowell, 49 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Driving Under the Influence and Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident. 

04/03/13 Ogle County Warrant  13-0154

Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that appeared to be driven by an individual with an outstanding warrant out of Ogle County.  Lisa M. Walker, 22 yoa, of DeKalb was arrested on a warrant out of Ogle County for Speeding.  Ms. Walker was not able to post bond and was transported to DeKalb County Jail.

 

03/23/13 Criminal Damage to Property 13-0141

Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Robinson Street in reference to a domestic disturbance.  Upon arrival Officers were informed of the criminal damage to property which was a result of a verbal altercation.  Johnathan E. Delnagro, 34 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Criminal Damage to Property.

 

03/16/13 Battery 13-0126

On March 16th an Officer was dispatched to the 300 block of W. Main for a report of a battery that just occurred. The victim signed a complaint the following day and Leanna Marie Drago, 23 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Battery.  Ms. Drago posted bond and was released with a court date.

 

03/13/2013 Domestic Battery 13-0118

Police responded to a domestic disturbance in the 300 block of W Hill for two separate 911 calls.  After speaking with all the individuals involved Brian D. Jeralds, 29 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Domestic Battery and transported to DeKalb County Jail.  

 

03/12/13 Criminal Sexual Abuse 13-0112

Officers responded to the 500 block of Jackson to take a report of sexual abuse.  Upon arrival Officers spoke with the victim and victim’s mother.  A complaint was signed and Kaileigh M. Obrycki, 18 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Criminal Sexual Abuse.

 

03/05/13 Warrant for Harassment by Telephone & Warrant for Failure to Appear 13-0091

Officer observed a woman exit a vehicle in a parking lot in the 400 block of W. Main, the Officer was informed by Dispatch that the woman had two active warrants for her arrest. L. Larissa Nickel, 42 yoa, of Freeport was arrested for Harassment by Telephone Warrant and Failure to Appear Warrant.  Ms. Nickel was transported to DeKalb County Corrections where she would be extradited to Kane County for her warrants.

03/02/13 Domestic Battery & Warrant 13-0088

Police were called to the 200 block of W Main for a Domestic Battery in progress. Upon arrival the Officer was informed the suspect also had an active Warrant for Failing to Appear on a Disorderly Conduct charge. Skyler C. Petrancosta,  21 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Domestic Battery and a Warrant for his arrest. Mr. Petrancosta was transported to DeKalb County Jail.

 

02/25/13 Domestic Battery 13-0078

On February 24, 2013 Police responded to the 800 block of Wilshire for a report of a Domestic Battery.  Upon further investigation Jay A. Davies, 50 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Domestic Battery.  Mr. Davies were transported to the DeKalb County Jail.

02/24/13 Endangering the Life of a Child 13-0076

Officer called to the 500 block of Winding Trail for a report of Domestic in progress.  After a thorough investigation Christopher L. Jarosik, 32 yoa, of Genoa was charged with Endangering the Life of a Child.

02/19/13  Criminal Damage to Property  13-0068

Police were called to the 300 block of W. Hill for a report of a burglary to a motor vehicle. Upon arrival the Officer was told the location of the offender with a full description of what he was wearing. An investigation into the incident revealed damage to the vehicle and nothing taken. Cody R. Hughes, 20 yoa, of Belvidere was arrested for Criminal Damage to Property. Mr. Hughes posted bond and was given a court date of March 28, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.

02/16/13 Possession of Cannabis, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, & Possession of Alcoholic Beverage by a Minor 13-0066

While on patrol an Officer was almost struck in his squad car by a vehicle being driven without the use of headlamps.  While conducting the traffic stop, Officer observed alcoholic beverage on the seat of the vehicle. The K-9 Unit was called to assist and alerted on the vehicle for the presence of narcotics and then again on a backpack inside the vehicle.  Lane A. Bankson, 18 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Possession of Cannabis, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Unlawful Possession of Alcoholic Beverage by a Minor. Mr. Bankson was also issued a citation for Driving Without Lights when Required.

 

 

02/01/13 Aggravated Battery 13-0054

The Genoa Police Department in cooperation with Department of Child Family Services (DCFS) and the Genoa Kingston School District are investigating a claim by a juvenile of Aggravated Battery. The complaint includes a teacher at the Genoa Kingston High School having inappropriate contact with the juvenile. The teacher has been placed on an administrative leave from the School District pending further investigation. Working with the DeKalb County State’s Attorney Officer the Genoa Police Department has issued a warrant for the arrest of Todd W. McDillon, 42 yoa, of Rockford for Aggravated Battery.  

 

02/10/13 No Valid Driver’s License 13-0060

Officer observed a vehicle traveling eastbound on Park Avenue at a high rate of speed. The officer conducted a traffic stop and Dispatch confirmed the driver did not have a valid driver’s license. Hugo R. Ortega, 39 yoa, of Sycamore was arrested for No Valid Driver’s License and Speeding.

 

02/08/13 No Driver’s License 13-0052

An Officer noticed a vehicle driving west on Rt. 72 with all its windows including the windshield covered in snow and ice.  Upon noticing the officer follow him, the officer turned into McDonald’s parking lot and went inside, leaving the vehicle running.  While waiting for the driver to return to the vehicle: the officer was notified by Dispatch that driver of the vehicle did not have a valid Driver’s License and another individual came out and turned the vehicle off.  The driver, Jorge Dominguez-Cayetano, 47 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for No Valid Driver’s License and driving a vehicle with Obstructed Windows Snow/Ice/Frost. 

 

 02/08/13 Domestic Battery 13-0058

An individual came to the Police Department to report a domestic battery which had occurred in the 700 block of John Court.  Michael A. Van Acker, 43 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Domestic Battery and transported to Jail.

 

 

01/29/13 Warrant Arrest 13-0039

Police were notified by a parole officer of an individual with an outstanding warrant.  Officer went to the 300 block of Hadsall Street and took the suspect into custody. Henry A. Weber, 28 yoa, of Genoa was arrested on two outstanding Warrants and taken into custody.

 

 

02/06/13 Sale of Tobacco to Minor 13-0055

An Officer was conducting a tobacco compliance check at BP Amoco which resulted with an employee selling one pack of Marlboro Red 100s to a seventeen year old. Katherine M. Snyder, 55 yoa, of Genoa was cited for selling tobacco to an underage person without requesting an I.D.

 

02/05/13 Operating Uninsured Vehicle & No Valid DL 13-0051

Officer was dispatched to an accident at Forest View and Sycamore. The driver of Unit 1 was arrested for Operating an Uninsured Vehicle and No Valid Driver’s License.  Guadalupe Pizano, 37 yoa, of Genoa was released on a I-Bond with a mandated court date of 02/28/2013.

 

1/28/13 Failure to Appear Warrant 13-0036

Officer viewed a passenger in a vehicle that was known to have a Failure to Appear Warrant out for him.  Royce E. Banner, 18 yoa, of Genoa was arrested on a Failure to Appear Warrant for Obstructing Police. Mr. Banner was transported to DeKalb County Jail.

 

1/22/13 Warrant for Domestic Battery 13-0031

Officer responded to a call for an individual wondering why police kept coming to her home. She was advised she had a warrant out for her arrest.  Debra K. Pinchot, 45 yoa, of Genoa was arrested on a Domestic Battery, original warrant.

 

01/01/13 Warrant Arrest 13-0002

Officer responded to the 200 block of E Main and was advised by DeKalb County Communications that Andrew D. Sutfin, 32 yoa, of Genoa was wanted on a Contempt of Court Warrant. Mr. Sutfin was not able to post bond and was transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

12/26/12 Residential Burglary 12-0843

The Genoa Police Department is investigating a Residential Burglary that occurred in the morning hours of 12/26/12. Someone entered a residence in the 500 block of Winding Trail and took some electronic items from the residence. Anyone with information about this Burglary is asked to call the Genoa Police Department at (815)784-2526 and speak with an Officer.

 

12/16/12 Driving Under the Influence, Driving While License Suspended, & Operating an Uninsured Vehicle 12-0831

Officers were advised of a vehicle being driven in an erratic manner westbound on Rt. 72 traveling towards Genoa.  Officers were also advised that the registered owner of the vehicle had a suspended driver’s license. Billy J. Hall, 51 yoa, of Kirkland was stopped and arrested for Driving Under the Influence I & II, Driving While License Suspended, and Operating an Uninsured Vehicle.

 

 12/13/12 Violation of Order of Protection 12-0821

Officer was dispatched to the 700 block of Hawthorne Lane for a Violation of an Order of Protection. After speaking with the victim a warrant was issued for Rodney M. McFadden, 45 yoa, of Elgin for Unlawful Violation of an Order of Protection.

 

12/12/12 No Drivers License & Operating an Uninsured Vehicle 12-0819

Officer observed a vehicle known to him to have an unlicensed registered owner.  The Officer conducted a traffic stop and confirmed the registered owner as the driver.  The driver, Abel Denova, 34 yoa, of Rockford was unable to provide proof of insurance and was issued citations for No Drivers License and Operating an Uninsured Vehicle. 

 

12/10/12 Possession of Cannabis, Failure to Appear Warrant 12-0813

The K-9 Unit was conducting registration checks and noted a registered vehicle owner had an outstanding warrant out of Kane County.  While speaking with the individual the K-9 showed signs of detecting an odor of cannabis.  The Officer asked the subject if he was in possession of cannabis at which time he confessed.  Kevin E. Carlile, 35 yoa, of Marengo was issued a citation for Possession of Cannabis and was able to post $500.00 bond for the Failure to Appear Warrant for Possession of Cannabis.

 

12/07/12 Driving While License Revoked, Obstructing Justice, & Outstanding Warrant 12-0809

While on stationary patrol, Officer noticed a vehicle being driven in which the male owner’s driver’s license was revoked.  Officer conducted a traffic stop and Alberto Pedroza-Arellano, 27 yoa, from Harvard, IL was confirmed as the driver and as being revoked.  Mr. Pedroza-Arellano was charged with Driving While License Revoked and arrested for Obstructing Justice and for a Warrant out of McHenry County. Mr. Pedroza-Arellano was transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

 

12/02/12 No Drivers License & Operating an Uninsured Vehicle 12-0804

Officer was called to the 300 block of W Main for a report of a domestic dispute.  Upon arrival the suspect had already left the residence. The Officer was aware the suspect/driver did not have a valid driver’s license and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle.  The driver, Edgar O. Gallardo, 22 yoa, of Genoa was issued citations for No Drivers License and Operating an Uninsured Vehicle.

 

11/27/12 Domestic Battery 12-0784

On November 23 a female complainant walked into the Police Department to report Domestic Battery.  After a thorough investigation into the allegations a warrant was issued for Paul M. Runge, 39 yoa, of Genoa for Domestic Battery. 

 

11/13/12 Retail Theft & Resisting a Peace Officer 12-0769

Officer was dispatched to the 400 block of W Main for a report of Retail Theft.  Alexander Lambert, 18 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Retail Theft and Resisting a Peace Officer.

 

11/10/12 Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol 12-0764

While on stationary patrol an Officer observed a vehicle weaving across the center line in the road.  The Officer pulled the vehicle over and the driver, Nancy S. Walters, 56 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.  Ms. Walters was able to post bond and was released.

 

10/20/12  Criminal Damage to Government Supported Property  12-0708

 An Officer responded to the 400 block of W Main Street to assist a male who left his keys inside a bar. After speaking with the individual he claimed to have lost another item.  Further discussion determined the individual to be publicly intoxicated and the lost items were located in his pockets.  While attempting to find someone to drive the individual home, he became verbally aggressive and combative. Frank W. Childers, 36 yoa, was arrested for Criminal Damage to Government Supported Property, Criminal Damage to Property, and was a issued City Ordinance Violation for Public Intoxication.

 

10/13/12  DeKalb County Warrant  12-0691

 An Officer went to the home of Shawn M. Roper, 27 yoa, of Genoa for a Failure To Appear Warrant out of DeKalb County.  Mr. Roper was not able to post bond and was transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

 

10/16/12 3:41 P.M. Retail Theft 12-0698

Police responded to the 400 Block of West Main for a retail Theft report. Upon arrival Officer was advised that a Lisa R. Rogers F/W 40 YOA of Genoa entered into the retail store and started placing items into a shopping bag. The clerk at the store confronted Ms. Rogers and she left the store.  Police spoke with Mrs. Rogers who refused to cooperate with police and had a strong odor of alcohol coming from her person. Mrs. Rogers was arrested for Retail Theft, Disorderly Conduct and Public Intoxication and taken to the DeKalb County Jail where she is pending bond.

10/12/12 Criminal Sexual Abuse 12-0669

The Genoa Police Department investigated a report of Criminal Sexual Abuse that occurred in the 300 block of N Sycamore Street.  After a thorough investigation C. A. Barnett, 63 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Criminal Sexual Abuse to a minor. Mr. Barnett was transported to DeKalb County Corrections where he is awaiting a bond hearing. This investigation continues and additional charges may be sought.

09/26/12  Unlawful Use of Credit Card, Theft of Lost or Mislaid Property, Receiving Lost or Mislaid Credit Card and Attempted Unlawful Use of Credit Card 12-0613

Officer was dispatched to a bank for a report of credit card fraud. After a thorough investigation warrants were issued for Shawn M. Roper, 27 yoa, of Genoa for Unlawful Use of Credit Card, Theft of Lost or Mislaid Property, Receiving Lost or Mislaid Credit Card, and Attempted Unlawful Use of Credit Card.

 

09/25/12 Domestic Battery, Driving While License Suspended and No Insurance  12-0653

Officers responded to a report of a Domestic Battery that occurred in the 700 hundred block of Redwood.  Upon arrival the suspect left on a motorcycle. Officers conducted a traffic stop on Eric L. Audens, 23 yoa, of Genoa at Main and Emmett. Mr. Audens was arrested for Domestic Battery and issued citations for Driving While License Suspended and No Insurance and transported to the DeKalb County Corrections.

09/25/12  No Trespass  12-0650

Officer responded to a report of a Domestic in progress in the 200 hundred block of E Second.  Justin J. Lampard, 24 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for No Trespass and transported to the DeKalb County Corrections.

 

09/16/12  Domestic Battery  12-0628

Officer was dispatched to the 100 block of Prairie for a report of a Domestic in progress.  William D. Baltes, 25 yoa, of Genoa, was arrested on two counts of Domestic Battery and Unlawful Interference with the Reporting of Domestic Violence.  Mr. Baltes was transported to DeKalb County Corrections. 

 

09/15/12  Warrant Arrest  12-0623

Officer was contacted by Boone County Sheriff’s Office that a subject wanted by their office was at his home in Genoa. Thomas J. Lundgren, 56 yoa, of Genoa, was arrested on a Failure to Appear Warrant for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Mr. Lundgren posting bond and was given a new court date of September 21, 2012.

 

09/09/12  Domestic Battery  12-0612

Officer was dispatched to the 400 block of Jackson for a report of a Domestic.  James E. Griffith, III, 27 yoa, of Genoa, was arrested on two counts of Domestic Battery.  Mr. Griffith was transported to DeKalb County Corrections. 

09/09/12  Criminal Sexual Abuse Warrant  12-0609

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09/09/12 Failure to Appear Warrant 12-0607

Royce E. Banner, III, 18 yoa, of Genoa had valid Kane County warrants for his arrest; a Criminal Sexual Abuse Warrant and a Failure to Appear, Retail Theft. Officers located Mr. Banner at his residence; he was taken into custody and transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

 

08/31/12 Warrant for Failure to Appear 12-0581

Officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle driving 34 mph in a 25 mph speed zone.  During the stop the Officer discovered the driver, Saul R. Gonzalez, 38 yoa, of Belvidere had an active Boone County Warrant for Failure to Appear Driving Under the Influence fines. Mr. Gonzalez was able to post bond and was released with a court date of September 21, 2012.

8/30/12  Accident  12-0577

Officer responded to the 700 block of Redwood for a report of an accident. There were no injuries and Driver of Unit #1 was issued citations for Using Electronic Communication Device While Driving and No Insurance.

 

08/26/12 No Valid Driver’s License 12-0566

While on stationary patrol Officer conducted a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle.  The driver, Antonio Sanchez-Hernandez, 26 yoa, of Woodstock, IL admitted to having no valid driver’s license.  Mr. Sanchez-Hernandez was issued citations for No Valid Driver’s License and Speeding with a mandatory court date of September 27, 2012.

 

08/25/12 No Valid Driver’s License 12-0564

While on stationary patrol Officer conducted a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle.  The driver, Efren T. Troncosa, 22 yoa, of Aurora admitted to having no valid driver’s license.  Mr. Troncosa was issued citations for No Valid Driver’s License and Speeding with a mandatory court date of September 27, 2012.

 

08/22/12 Accident 12-0559

Officer responded to a report of an accident in the 900 block of Park Avenue, in front of the High School.  The vehicles were stopped at the stop sign and collided when the second driver rear ended the first vehicle stopped at the sign.

 

08/24/12 No Valid Driver’s License 12-0563

While Officer was conducting registration checks, a vehicle being driven by Glorio Herrara, 28 yoa, of Belvidere, IL came back as the registered owner not having a valid driver’s license.  The Officer initiated a traffic stop and the driver, Mr. Herrara admitted to having no valid driver’s license.  Mr. Herrara was issued a citation for No Valid Driver’s License with a mandatory court date of September 27, 2012.

 

08/23/12 Battery 12-0549

During a child custody exchange taking place in the City of Genoa’s Municipal parking lot a dispute took place in which an individual claims to have been battered. After an investigation into the incident Robert L. Steger, 56 yoa, of Algonquin was arrested for Battery.  Mr. Steger was able to post bond and was given a court date of September 27, 2012.

 

08/22/12 No Valid Driver’s License & No Insurance 12-0552

Officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle being driven by driver not wearing a seat belt.  The driver, Javier Cortez, 23 yoa, of Genoa was not able to provide a valid driver’s license or proof of insurance. Mr. Cortez was issued citations for No Valid Driver’s License, No Insurance, and Failure to Wear a Seat Belt with a court date of September 27, 2012.

 

08/18/12 Battery 12-0540

Officer responded to a report of a fight.  Upon arrival the Officer spoke with the battery victim who stated she wished to pursue battery charges.  Thomas A. Berott, 39 yoa, of Genoa was arrested on Battery charges. Mr. Berott was able to post bond and was released with a court date of September 27, 2012.

 

08/15/12 Warrant Arrest 12-0532

Joshua L. McIntyre, 36 yoa, of Madison, WI turned himself in on a Warrant for Harassment by Phone. Mr. McIntyre was able to post bond and was released with a court date of September 7, 2012.

 

08/14/12 Trespass to Vehicle 12-0522

Officer observed two suspicious juveniles in an area where vehicles have been reported to have been gone through and some items stolen. After speaking with both individuals and recovering some stolen items they were released into their parents’ custody. Both individuals received City Ordinance citations for Curfew Violations and were referred to the State’s Attorney for juvenile prosecution.

 

08/10/12 Warrant Perjury Arrest 12-0515

Shannon K. Young, 41 yoa, of Genoa and Joshua R. Young, 33 yoa, of Genoa turned themselves in on DeKalb County Warrants for Perjury. Mr. and Ms. Young were both able to post bond and released with a court date of August 17, 2012.

 

08/10/12 Domestic Battery 12-0516

Officer called to the 200 block of N Hadsall for a domestic in progress.  Alicia A. Seifrid, 19 yoa, of Genoa and Anthony V. Saucedo, 22 yoa, of Genoa were both arrested for Domestic Battery and transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

08/05/12 Driving Under the Influence & No Proof of Insurance 12-0499

Officer responded to a report of a vehicle being driven recklessly with no tail lights on Rt. 72 approaching the City of Genoa.   The Officer was able to locate the vehicle being driven by Neil A. Pipenhagen, 34 yoa, of Genoa and conducted a traffic stop.  Mr. Pipenhagen was issued citations for Driving Under the Influence, No Proof of Insurance, and No Red Tail Lights. Mr. Pipenhagen was able to post bond and was given a court date of August 23, 2012.

 

 

07/29/12  Domestic Battery and Trespass  12-0485

Officer called to the 200 block of W Second Street for a Domestic Disturbance. Officer located an injured man, Justin J. Lampard, 24 yoa, of Genoa. Mr. Lampard has a No Trespass Order for the property and was cited for Trespassing. Alexandra M. Barkey, 20 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Domestic Battery. Ms. Barkey was transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

 

07/28/12 Driving Under the Influence, Driving While Suspended, & No Insurance 12-0484

Officer responded to the 400 block of W Main for a report of a Disorderly Conduct. Upon arrival the Officer encountered a disorderly individual believed to be intoxicated. He had difficulty standing and walking and refused to cooperate with officers. Raymond D. Elyea, 49 yoa, of Crystal Lake was arrested for Driving Under the Influence, Driving While License Suspended and No Insurance and issued citations for Public Intoxication and Failure to Obey an Officer.  Mr. Elyea was given a court date of August 24, 2012 for the arrests and September 24, 2012 for the citations.

 

07/22/12   Domestic Battery 12-0468

Officer responded to the area of Jackson and State Streets for a physical dispute between a male and a female. After speaking with the individuals involved and noting injuries Skyler A. Petrancosta, 20 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Domestic Battery and transported to DeKalb County Corrections. Mr. Petrancosta also received a citation for Public Intoxication.

 

07/15/12  Warrant for Criminal Trespass, Criminal Damage to Property, & Violation of an Order of Protection  12-0457

Officer responded to a report of Domestic Disturbance and Violation of an Order of Protection in the 900 block W Main Street. After a thorough investigation the Officer issued a Warrant for the Arrest of Craig A. Swinson, 34 yoa, of Genoa for Criminal Trespass, Criminal Damage to Property, and Violation of an Order of Protection.

 

07/12/12 Failure to Appear Warrant 12-0450

Paul R. Lancaste II, 30 yoa, of Genoa turned himself in on a Failure to Appear Warrant out of DeKalb County for Possession of Cannabis.  He was able to post $500.00 bond and was released.

07/08/12   Domestic Battery 12-0437

Officer responded to a domestic call in the 400 block of W Main. The Officer interviewed Mark A. Hammond, 55 yoa, of Genoa who stated he would like to sign a complaint against Traci L. Carlson, 48 yoa, of Genoa for Domestic Battery.  After a thorough investigation and noting injuries to both Ms. Carlson and Mr. Hammond; the Officer arrested both Mr. Hammond and Ms. Carlson for Domestic Battery. Ms. Carlson also received a Citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Both were transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

 

07/03/12   Warrant Arrest  12-0430

Officer was advised of a vehicle leaving the scene of a domestic dispute and traveling north on Rt. 23 from Sycamore.  The Officer located the vehicle at Derby Line and Rt. 23 and was advised the driver had a Phone Harassment Warrant for his arrest.  Jared A. DeBolt, 23 yoa, of Genoa was arrested and transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

 

06/26/12   Motorcycle Accident  12:0410

A motorcycle traveling southbound in the 100 block of Madison Street attempted to pass three vehicles on a curve and lost control of the motorcycle.  The driver appeared to be driving too fast as he drove into the oncoming lane and struck the curb causing his motorcycle to go airborne and crash. Steven P. Bradley, 23 yoa, of Genoa was issued citations for Failure to Reduce Speed/Accident, Operating an Uninsured Vehicle, Improper Passing on a Curve, and Violation of Classification - no motorcycle license.

 

6/10/12 Aggravated Battery            12-0368

Officer responded to a report of a battery in the 100 block of N Stott. The victim described the attack and named the assailant as Carrie Jones, 31 yoa, of Genoa.  Ms. Jones was arrested for Aggravated Battery and transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

Genoa PD K-9

Chief Ty Lynch with the Genoa Police Department is pleased to announce the Genoa Police Department K-9 Unit has been awarded a grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Lana Haines, a representative of the DeKalb County Community Foundation presented the K-9 Unit with a check for $2000.00.  Pictured above are Sergeant Robert Smith and his new partner Kane accepting the check.

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is a nonprofit foundation that meets a wide variety of social, cultural, educational and other charitable needs throughout DeKalb County.  This grant along with all the other donations made it possible for the Genoa Police Department to purchase the police dog and send the K-9 Unit to training.  

Kane, a 16 month old German Sheppard is a welcome addition to the Genoa Police Department and community. We anxiously await Saturday of Genoa Days when Sgt. Smith and Kane are expected to return from training.

The Genoa Police would like to thank all the generous donations made from the community as well as the grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation.


 

 

 

5/24/12 Driving While License Suspended 12-0314

While on patrol Officer observed a pick-up truck parked on the bike path by the bridge near Madison Street. The Officer spoke with the individuals standing around the vehicle and Jeffrey M. Billingslea, 21 yoa, of Genoa admitted to driving the truck. A check of Mr. Billingslea’s license came back as suspended and the vehicle was towed. 

5/01/12 Aggravated Fleeing or Attempting to Elude an Officer 12-0204

After a thorough investigation the Genoa Police arrested Kenneth Eisenbroek, 20 yoa, of Kingston and Ryan M. Jordan, 22 yoa, of Kingston for Aggravated Fleeing or Attempting to Elude an Officer.  On the night of 04/14/12 Officers attempted to stop two ATVs driving west on Main Street. One of the ATVs had crossed into the eastbound lane while doing a wheelie. The drivers of the ATVs ignored police emergency lights and siren and turned off onto a dirt path close to the railroad tracks. Police located the ATVs again near the railroad tracks.

 

 

4/18/12 Felony Aggravated Battery Warrant 12-0210

On 4/18/12 Officers received a request from the Rockford Police Department to pick up a subject for Aggravated Battery.  Officers went to the 300 block of W Main and arrested Jared M. Cornwell, 25 yoa, of Genoa on a Warrant for Felony Aggravated Battery.  Mr. Cornwell was turned over to Rockford Police. 

 

 

4/17/12 Accident  12-0208

Police responded to a report of an accident in the 300 block of W Main Street.  Vehicle driven by Donna R. Long of Kingston stopped for a vehicle backing out into traffic. While stopped her vehicle was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Raymond Quinn of Genoa. Both vehicles were able to drive away from the scene and there were no reported injuries.

 

4/15/12  Violation of No Trespass Order 12-0205

Police responded to a report of Domestic Disturbance in the 200 block of W Second Street.  Upon arrival it was discovered that the suspect, Justin J. Lampard, 23 yoa, of Genoa was in violation of a No Trespass Order.  Mr. Lampard was released and given a court date of 5/21/12.

4/12/12 Theft Warrant 12-0197

 Officer received a call from a subject wanting to turn himself into the Genoa Police for a DeKalb County Arrest Warrant for Theft. Michael A Van Acker, 42 yoa, of Genoa was able to post bond and was released with a court date of 04/27/12.

 

 04/05/12 Failure To Appear Arrest 12-0187

Officer received a call that Andi L. Davis, 30 yoa, of Genoa wanted to turn herself in on a warrant for Failure to Appear for Deceptive Practice.  Ms. Davis was able to post bond and was released with a court date of 4/20/12.

 

04/04/12 Violation of Order of Protection 12-0184

No Valid Drivers License, No Insurance, & Failure to Transfer Registration of Vehicle 

Officer conducted a traffic stop on a Pontiac with license plates registered to a Ford. The driver, Maurice B. Spencer, 26 yoa, of Matteson, IL was arrested for a Violation of an Order of Protection and was issued citations for No Valid Drivers License, No Insurance, & Failure to Transfer Registration of Vehicle.

04/03/12 Unlawful Violation of an Order of Protection 12-0181

Officer was notified a warrant was issued for the arrest of Joshua M. Halter, 33 yoa, of Byron and he could be located at the Mobil in Genoa.  The Officer arrested Mr. Halter for Unlawful Violation of an Order of Protection. He was able to post bond and was released with a court date of 04/27/12.

03/31/12 Driving With License Suspended / Operating Uninsured Vehicle

 12-0175

While Officers were on stationary patrol they observed a vehicle being driven by a person that was reportedly suspended.  Officers conducted a traffic stop and John P. Rodriquez, 38 yoa, of Genoa was issued citations for Driving with a License Suspended and Operating an Uninsured Vehicle.  Mr. Rodriquez was able to post $150.00 bond and was released with a court date of May 24, 2012.

 

03/31/12 Operating Uninsured Vehicle / No Valid Registration / Violation of Classification 12-0174

Officer observed Harley Davidson motorcycle with expired plates belonging to Yamaha motorcycle being driven Bryan M. Jensen, 33 yoa, of Sycamore.  While Officers were speaking with Mr. Jensen, he admitted knowledge of wrong plates/registration.  Mr. Jensen was issued citations for Operating an Uninsured Vehicle, No Valid Registration, and Violation of Classification, surrendered his Driver’s License and was given a court date of May 24, 2012.

 

03/31/12 Possession of Cannabis 12-0176

Officers approached a stopped vehicle.  While speaking with the driver of the vehicle, the Officer noticed cannabis on the passenger seat.  The Officer was allowed to search the vehicle and the driver admitted to smoking cannabis with a passenger of the vehicle.  Ashley M. Flint, 23 yoa, of Belvidere and James J. Hall, 24 yoa, of Kingston were issued citations for Possession of Cannabis.

 

3/28/12 Domestic Battery 12-0171

Officer was dispatched to the 300 block W Hill Street for a domestic call.  Upon arrival the Officer met with the victim and suspect. After speaking with both subjects and documenting physical injuries the female juvenile was arrested for Domestic Battery and transported to the Juvenile Justice Center in St. Charles.

03/22/12 Illegal Liquor Access & Unlawful Sale of Alcohol to Person Under the Age of 21       12-0161

Police were asked to respond Joe’s Pizza and Pub at 313 W Main Street in Genoa to meet with an agent from the Illinois Liquor Control Commission. At which time the Agent informed the Officer of the following violations that had occurred while conducting a compliance check:  a juvenile was serving alcohol, a person under the age of 21 was unlawfully served alcohol, and the current liquor license for the establishment was neither located nor displayed.  The Illinois Liquor Control Commission charged the minor in this case.

 

03/21/12 Domestic Battery & Unlawful Interference with Reporting Domestic Violence      12-0155

Officer responded to the 700 block of Cedar Tree for a Domestic Battery.  DeKalb County Communications informed the Officer that the victim’s call had been disconnected when the suspect took the phone from her.  Robert Jimenez, 35 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Domestic Battery and Unlawful Interference with the Reporting of Domestic Violence.  Mr. Jimenez was transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

03/16/12 Aggravated Battery 12-0145J

Police were called to Genoa-Kingston High School for a report of a fight that had just taken place was caught on School surveillance.  The Officer spoke with the School Administration and conducted interviews with the victim, suspect, and their parents.  After speaking with the State’s Attorney’s Office the determination was made to charge the juvenile suspect as an adult for Aggravated Battery. 

 

03/16/12 Driving While Under the Influence & Leaving the Scene of an Accident 12-0147

Police were dispatched to a Hit and Run accident at Sycamore and First Streets where a car reportedly hit a sign and a tree and then left the scene of the accident.  Officers were able to locate the vehicle by following the leaking fluid from the vehicle and the license plate that was left behind.  Officers arrested Laurie D. Johnsen, 47 yoa, of Genoa for Driving While Under the Influence, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, and No Insurance.

 

03/20/12

We have heard there are rumors circulating in the Social Media that there may be individuals running around town possibly armed and breaking into homes.  Genoa Police Department has NOT received any calls of this nature.  We have contacted DeKalb County and they confirmed they have not received any such reports.

03/20/12 Theft

200 block A Street – resident reported tools were taken from a garage sometime during the night or early morning hours.

03/16/12 Possession of Cannabis 12-0149

Officers were conducting an investigation of a Hit and Run at Sycamore and First Streets. During the investigations Officers discovered three juveniles in possession of Cannabis. The juveniles were issued citations for Possession of Cannabis.

03/16/12 Violation of Order of Protection 12-0148

Police arrested Paul R. Lancaste, 30 yoa, of Kingston for violating an Order of Protection.  Officers were reacting to a complaint that Mr. Lancaste had violated an order by sending threatening text messages.

03/16/12 Leaving the Scene of an Accident, No Insurance, Citation for Possession of Cannabis 12-0151

Officers responded to a report of a Hit and Run accident that involved two vehicles at the intersection of Main and Robinson Streets. The Officers were able to locate the vehicle involved in the accident and arrested Anthony T. Hipkins, 19 yoa, of Genoa who admitted to driving the offending vehicle and leaving the scene of the accident. While searching for proof of insurance cannabis was discovered and Mr. Hipkins was also arrested for No Insurance and issued a citation for Possession of Cannabis.

3/15/12 10:50 P.M. Resisting a Peace Officer 12-0142 

Police responded to the 300 Block of West Hill Street for a subject wanted on a warrant for Retail Theft. Officers went to the apartment where Blanca N. Lopez, 23 yoa, of Genoa was reported to be. Ms. Lopez took off running from the Officer to avoid being arrested. Officer caught her and placed her under arrest. Ms. Lopez was able to post bond on the warrant. Ms. Lopez was charged with Resisting a Peace Officer. She was able to post bond on this charge as well.

03/12/12 Driving While License Revoked 12-0130

Officer conducted a registration check on a vehicle traveling east on Rt. 72. The registration came back with the registered male owner suspended. A traffic stop was initiated and discovered the driver of the vehicle was not the registered owner and the driver had a revoked license. The driver, Aurelio D. Macias, 37 yoa, of Elgin was arrested for Driving While License Revoked. Mr. Macias was unable to make bond and therefore transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

02/26/12 7:00 P.M. Investigation on Burglary that happened on 01/28/12   12-0048 

Police received information on possible offenders in a burglary that occurred on 1/28/12 in the 300 Block of West Main Street. Three Juveniles were questioned about the Burglary. All three Juveniles were charged with Burglary and referred to the DeKalb County State’s Attorney’s Office.

02/21/12 Criminal Damage to Property 12-0088

Officer was called to the 100 block S. Washington Street for a report of a woman kicking the driver’s side door of a vehicle and causing damage.  Lisa I. Nieves, 36 yoa of Genoa was arrested for Criminal Damage to Property and released on an I-Bond with a court date of March 22, 2012.

2/6/12 9:59 P.M. Domestic Battery 12-0063

 Police were called to the 100 block of N Stott Street for a disturbance. Upon arrival Officer spoke with two subjects about a fight they had. Officers arrested Zachary T Evinger 19 yoa of Genoa for Domestic Battery and transported him to the County Jail where he is waiting a bond hearing.

 

2/3/12 11:02 P.M. Possession of Cannabis/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 12-0058 

Police stopped a vehicle at Route 72 and Market Street. Officer could smell a strong odor of burnt cannabis coming from the vehicle. Officers spoke with the driver who admitted to possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Briana R Vera 19 yoa of Elgin was given citations for Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Jennifer R. Ang 19 yoa of Elgin and David O. Esquibias 20 yoa of Elgin were passengers in the vehicle and issued citations for Possession of Cannabis.

 

2/4/12 9:47 P.M. Improper Lane Usage/ DUI 12-0060 

Police were notified of a driving complaint from a citizen following a vehicle. Police followed the vehicle and pulled it over after it crossed the center lane. Officer could smell an odor of alcohol coming from the driver and administered standardized field sobriety test. The driver, Armando Rodriguez 31 yoa of Genoa was arrested for Improper Lane Usage and Driving Under the Influence of alcohol.

 

1/28/12 Burglary 12-0048 

The Genoa Police Department is seeking any information into a burglary that occurred Saturday night between the hours of 1:30 A.M. and 11:59 A.M. to a business in the 300 Block of West Main. Anyone with information is asked to call the Genoa Police Department at (815)784-6633. 

 

1/28/12 6:05 P.M. Domestic Battery 12-0049 

Genoa Police were called to the 300 Block of West Hill Street for a Domestic Dispute. Upon arrival Officers observed an injury to a family member and arrested Thomas A. Berott 39 yoa of Genoa. Mr. Berott was transported to the DeKalb County Jail where he is pending a bond hearing.

 

1/26/12 11:49 A.M. Aggravated Battery 12-0042 

Glenn G. Willie, 31 yoa of Genoa turned himself in on a Warrant for Aggravated Battery. Mr. Willie was able to post $5,000.00 bond and was released with a court date.  

 

01/22/12 Driving Under the Influence 12-0034

While an Officer was assisting another agency on an emergency stop, vehicle driven by Richard A. Lange, 36 yoa, of Genoa failed to reduce speed and swerved around almost striking emergency vehicles.  Mr. Lange did not stop for emergency lights and siren until pulling into his driveway.  Mr. Lange was ticketed for failure to yield and reduce speed for emergency vehicles and Driving Under the Influence.

 

01/13/12 Obstructing a Police Officer 12-0016

Officers received a report of a Violation of an Order of Protection.  While investigating, Matthew A. Carty, 30 yoa, of Genoa obstructed the investigation into the Violation of Order of Protection.  Mr. Carty was arrested for Obstructing a Police Officer and was released on an I-Bond with a court date.

01/12/12 2:25 A.M. Aggravated Battery 12-0011

Police were called to the 900 Block of Wilshire Drive for an injury to a male subject caused by a knife. Upon arrival the Officer observed a 52 year old male subject with a stab wound to the lower abdomen. The victim also had injuries to his face that were the result of a fight. The victim was taken by ambulance to Kishwaukee Hospital and later flown to Rockford Memorial where he is being treated for the injuries caused by the altercation.

The victim did give information on a possible offender prior to being transported to Kishwaukee Hospital.  Police notified Elgin Police Department of the name of the possible offender and an address. Elgin Police stopped the vehicle and detained the suspect.

DeKalb County was called to assist the Genoa Police Department with this investigation. Further details will be released as they become available.

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department interviewed the suspects in this case. See DeKalb County press release for charges and offender information.

 

1/2/12 3:52 P.M.  Driving Under Influence Warrant #12-0002

While conducting stationary patrol Officers were notified by DeKalb County Communications that a registered vehicle’s owner was wanted out of Kane County on a Warrant for Driving Under the Influence. The warrant was confirmed through Kane County and Officers made contact with Lisa L. Zuberbier, 48, yoa, of Genoa at her residence.  Ms. Zuberbier was arrested and released on $1000.00 bond with a court date of January 27, 2012.

1/1/12 7:10 P.M.  Domestic Battery #12-0001

Police responded to the 100 block of N Brown Street for a domestic disturbance.  Upon arrival it was reported to Police that Paul R. Lancaste, 30 yoa, of Kingston had kicked in the door of a residence causing injury to person inside.  Mr. Lancaste was arrested and transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

 

12/28/11 3:50 P.M. Driving While License Suspended/No Insurance 11-0684 

Police ran a registration check on a vehicle and discovered the registered owner to have a Suspended Driver License. Police pulled the vehicle over and charged the Driver, John P. Rodriquez 37 YOA of Genoa, with Driving While License Suspended and No Proof of Insurance.

 

12/28/11 1:31 A.M. Driving While License Suspended 11-0862

Police stopped a vehicle in the parking lot of Country View Apartments. The driver of the Vehicle, Ramirez J. Lopez, 20 YOA of Genoa, had a suspended drivers license. Mr. Lopez was arrested for Driving While License Suspended and released after posting bond.

12/24/11 2:25 P.M. Warrant Arrest 11-0856

Police stopped a vehicle for speeding at Illinois Route 72 and Market Street and found the driver, Terence Kirkpatrick 24 YOA of DeKalb, had a warrant. Mr. Kirkpatrick was unable to post bond and was transported to the DeKalb County Jail.

12/21/11 3:04 P.M.  Warrant / Suspended Registration  #11-0850

While on patrol and conducting registration checks, Officer was informed of a suspended registration for non-insurance.  The response also revealed that the registered owner and driver, Jose Luis Gallardo, 32 yoa, of Genoa had a warrant from Kane County for Driving While License Suspended.  Mr. Gallardo was able to post bond and was released.

 

12/20/11 9:23 P.M.  Warrant Arrest  #11-0849

Officers responded to the 100 block of Prairie for a report of two suspicious males entering a residence through a window. When Officers arrived at the address they were informed one of the males lives at the address and were entering through the window because they were locked out. Officer advised DeKalb County Communications of the names of the individuals and discovered Matthew L. Konieczki-Strong, 24 yoa, of Chicago had a Warrant for his Arrest out of Boone County.  Mr. Konieczki-Strong was not able to post bond and was transported to DeKalb County Jail.

12/15/11 10:50 P.M. Possession of Cannabis / Warrant #11-0836

Officer arrested Carrie A. Jones, 31 yoa, of Genoa on a Warrant for Illegal Use of Intoxicating Compounds & Obstructing Justice. While making the arrest Police discovered Ms. Jones was in possession of cannabis.  Police added the charge of Possession of Cannabis and Ms. Jones was issued an I-Bond for the Possession of Cannabis charge and transported to DeKalb County Corrections for the Warrant Arrests.

 

12/16/11 11:30 P.M.  Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor  #11-0839

Officers responded to a report of three juveniles setting off fireworks. When Officer arrived at the scene they observed three juveniles running into an apartment building.  Officers went into the apartment building and requested to search an apartment they believed the juveniles to be in. The search resulted in an arrest of Michael J. Busche, 21 yoa, of Genoa for Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor for serving juveniles alcohol and one juvenile was issued a City Ordinance ticket for Public Intoxication.    

12/10/11 No Valid Driver’s License #11-0821

While on routine patrol Officer observed vehicle disregard the stop sign at the intersection of Rt. 23 and Derby Line and drive through the intersection while another vehicle was stopped at the sign.  Officer conducted a traffic stop and the driver, Randy Pallares, 21 yoa, of Mundelein was issued citations for Disobeying a Stop Sign, No Valid Driver’s License, and No Insurance.

 

12/9/11 12:27 P.M.  Genoa Middle School Incident 11-0817

The Genoa Police Department was called to the Genoa Kingston Middle School for a perceived threat to Genoa Middle School Students and Staff. The school was placed on lockdown for the safety of students and staff at the Middle School. School staff searched any suspected lockers and questioned students that may have been involved. DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department and Kingston Police Department assisted in security. When Police and school staff determined it was safe, the lockdown was lifted.

Further investigation continues with Genoa Police Department and Genoa Kingston School staff. The student(s) that are responsible will be charged and School District Authorities will discipline. 

 

12/05/11 Retail Theft #11-0809

Officer served a Warrant for Failure to Appear to Cindy P. Napiorkowski, 32 yoa, of Genoa.  Ms. Napiorkowski was able to post $450.00 bond and received a new court date.

 

12/02/11 Driving Under the Influence #11-0803

Officer was dispatched to assist County locate a reckless driver.  The vehicle was immediately located and the driver stopped for questioning.  The driver appeared to be dazed and confused and did not know what town he was driving in.  Michael R. Torrance, 24 yoa, of Marengo was arrested for Driving Under the Influence.  Mr. Torrance was able to post bond and was released to another driver.

11/30/11 8:23 P.M. Domestic Battery #11-0799

Officer called to the 200 block of S Stott for a Domestic Dispute in progress.  Upon arrival the Officer was informed of a battery that had taken place and the individual wished to press charges.  Darren G. Guntermann, 45 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Domestic Battery and transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

 

11/28/11 12:30 A.M. Driving While License Suspended/Revoked 11-0791

Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driving 47 mph in a 35 mph zone. DeKalb County Communications informed the Officer that the driver’s license had been suspended for Driving Under the Influence. Patric L. Barnes, Jr., 24 yoa, of Dekalb was arrested for Driving While License Suspended/Revoked and released on an I-Bond.

11/27/11 1:23 A.M. Theft 11-0789

While on routine patrol an Officer observed a suspicious vehicle on the railroad between Prairie and Robinson. While approaching the vehicle two of the suspects ran on foot leaving the driver of the vehicle at the scene. Windy J. Milligan, 28 yoa, of Milaca, MN was arrested for Theft over $500.00 after the Officer found stolen copper wire in and around the vehicle.  One of the suspects that fled was later identified as James V. Milligan, 37 yoa, of Milaca, MN. A warrant has been issued for Mr. Milligan’s arrest.

11/24/11 12:12 A.M. Failure to Appear Warrant 11-0779

Police received a call of a suspicious person in the 100 block of S Emmett.  An Officer located the person who appeared to be very intoxicated. While being questioned the individual confessed to having a warrant out for his arrest.  The Officer confirmed this information and placed Aaron S. McMurray, 32 yoa, of Sycamore under arrest for Failure to Appear in Court Warrant.  Mr. Murray could not post bond and was transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

11/23/11  12:35 A.M. Driving While License Suspended / Operating Vehicle When Registration Suspended for No Insurance  #11-0777

While on routine patrol an Officer observed a vehicle drive by that had its Registration Suspended for No Insurance. The Officer conducted a traffic stop and noted the driver, Walter B. Demings, 21 yoa, of Genoa was Driving While License Suspended. Mr. Deming was able to post bond.

 

11/20/11 6:45 P.M. Battery #110-0773

Officer responded to a report of a delivery person being battered while making a delivery in the 300 block of W Hill. After investigation Jeffrey M. Billingslea, 20 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Battery, issued an I-Bond and upcoming court date.

 

11/19/11 3:43 A.M. Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol #11-0769

Officer observed a man lying on the ground next to a vehicle in the 300 block of Monroe Street. The man identified himself as William R. Miller, 22 yoa of DeKalb.  The Officer conducted field sobriety tests on Mr. Miller which he failed.  Mr. Miller was placed under arrest for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Brac over .08.  He was unable to post bond and was transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

 

11/18/11 7:45 P.M. Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor  #11-0742

On November 6th Officers responded to a complaint of a loud party in the 300 block of West Hill. When Officers arrived some juveniles were seen fleeing on foot. An investigation determined that some of the juvenile were 15 yoa and older.  On November 18 Matthew Carty, 30 yoa, of Genoa turned himself into the Genoa Police Department on Criminal Complaint of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.  Mr. Carty was released on an I-Bond.

11/07/11 9:03 P.M. Warrant Arrest  #11-0745

Officer went to the home of Christopher D. Rasmussen, 34 yoa, of Genoa for a warrant for Failure to Appear.  Mr. Rasmussen was unable to post bond and transported to the DeKalb County Jail.

 11/06/11 1:30 A.M.  Illegal Consumption of Liquor by Minors  #11-0742

Police received a report of a fight in progress at an apartment in the 300 block of W Hill.  As Officers arrived some of the juveniles ran from the scene, the Officers were able to locate two juveniles and both were issued City Ordinance tickets for Public Intoxication and one was referred for Juvenile Prosecution for Obstructing a Peace Officer.

 11/05/11 10:13 P.M. Driving While Drivers License Revoked  11-0740

Police received a call that a revoked driver was seen driving north bound on Rt. 23 towards Genoa.  Officer spotted the vehicle driving into town, confirmed the registered owner was revoked and conducted a traffic stop.  The driver, David R. Manske, 44 yoa, of Poplar Grove was arrested for Driving While Drivers License Revoked. Mr. Manske was able to post bond and was released.

 

11/05/11 1:21 A.M.  Warrant Arrest  #11-0738

While on foot patrol of the downtown area Officers noticed an individual walking into a business who was known to have an outstanding warrant for Failure to Appear.  The Officer arrested Troy M. Muench, 26 yoa, of Genoa as he was exiting through the back door of the business.  Mr. Muench was able to post bond and was released with a new court date.

 10/29/11 1:07 A.M.  Flee / Aggravated Fleeing to Elude Police, Driving With License Revoked, Operating an Uninsured Vehicle, Speeding, Disobeying Traffic Control Device, and Driving Without Lights When Required #11-0722

While on patrol Officer noticed a motorcycle being driven by a subject arrested in the past for driving on a revoked license.  The Officer pulled over Paul R. Lopez, 31 yoa, of Genoa and just as he was exiting his vehicle to question him, Mr. Lopez drove away.  While fleeing the police Mr. Lopez failed to stop at stop signs, droved without lights and through yards until he crashed.  He then ran on foot and hid from police.  The Officer located Mr. Lopez with the assistance of two Officers from surrounding communities.  Mr. Lopez was cited with Aggravated Fleeing to Elude Police, Driving With License Revoked, Operating an Uninsured Vehicle, Speeding, Driving with Lights When Required, and two counts of Disobeying a Traffic Controlled Device. The motorcycle was towed and Mr. Lopez was transported to DeKalb County Jail pending a hearing.

 

10/30/11 9:00 P.M. Aggravated Battery / Resisting Arrest / Criminal Damage to State Supported Property 11-0725

Officer responded to two domestic calls involving the same disorderly individual, Lisa F. Rogers, 40 yoa, of Genoa.  Ms. Rogers was arrested for Aggravated Battery, Resisting Arrest, and Criminal Damage to State Supported Property. She was also issued a City citation for Disorderly Conduct. 

10/28/11 06:48 A.M. Driving While License Suspended and Suspended Registration 11-0719

While on radar patrol Officer conducted a registration check on a vehicle driven by Jose L. Gallardo, 32 YOA, of Genoa.  The registration check confirmed Mr. Gallardo to be driving on a suspended license and the registration was suspended as well.  Mr. Gallardo was arrested for Driving While License Suspended and Suspended Registration.  He was released on an I-Bond.

 

10/29/11 2:30 P.M. Warrant Arrest 11-0715

On 10/29/11 Lauri J. Dailey F/W 31 YOA of Genoa came to the Police Department to turn herself in on an outstanding Warrant. Mrs. Dailey was able to post bond and was released with another court date.

10/27/11  7:58 P.M. Driving with a Revoked Drivers License  11-0717

Police were patrolling Chamberlain Park and observed a vehicle in the parking lot. Officer ran the driver of the vehicle and it showed his driver’s license was revoked. Jorge Gomez-Morales M/W 28 YOA of Elgin was arrested for driving with a revoked driver’s license and was released with a court date.  

10/26/11  10:33 P.M. Domestic Battery  11-0714

Police responded to the 100 Block of Robinson Street for a domestic situation. When the police arrived they noticed signs that a Domestic Battery had occurred and arrested the Offender. Johnathon E. Delnagro M/W 33 YOA of Genoa was arrested for Domestic Battery and was transported to the DeKalb County Jail where he was pending a bond hearing in front of a Judge.  

10/19/11 5:13 P.M.  FTA Warrant Arrest  11-0700

Police made contact with a subject believed to have a warrant out of DeKalb City for Failure to Appear.  Officer confirmed the warrant with DeKalb County Communications and Michael J. Vlcek, 22 YOA, of DeKalb was arrested and transported to DeKalb County Corrections to await bond.

10/14/11 9:55 P.M. Domestic Battery 11-0689

Police responded to the 100 block of Prairie for a report of a physical domestic.  Upon arrival Officer spoke with the victim who stated she and her boyfriend had an argument that became physical when he pushed and slapped her. Cody D. Jacobson, 23 YOA, of Genoa was arrested for Domestic Battery and transported to DeKalb County.

 

Police K-9 Fundraiser

 The Genoa Police Department would like to thank all the sponsors and public that came out to support the Genoa Police K-9 fundraising event on October 8, 2011.  We held the fundraiser at the Genoa Veterans Home in Genoa and were able to raise $2,481 toward the purchase of a new K-9 for the Genoa Police Department.

We would also like to thank the following people and organizations: 

Genoa Veternans Home and staff for making the fundraiser a success,

Hitman and Brian Lavender and Whiskey Bent for their great music and entertainment,

Les Bellah for MC’ing,

Genoa Motors for sponsoring part of the fundraiser,

Corner Grill for providing the food,

Genoa Park District and Mike Dreska for the stage, &

Waste Management for the portable bathrooms.

DeKalb Chronicle for upcoming events notice.

And a special thanks again to the volunteers and families that came out and assisted with the fundraiser.  

 

10/11/11 3:04 P.M. FTA Warrant Arrest #11-0683

Officer observed Shawn M. Roper, 26 yoa, of Genoa driving south bound on Rt. 23. The officer believed Mr. Roper to have an active warrant for burglary out of DeKalb County.  DeKalb County confirmed the warrant and Mr. Roper was pulled over, advised of the warrant and bond amount of $2,500.00.  Mr. Roper was unable to make bond, was arrested and transported to DeKalb County Corrections. 

 

10/07/11 FTA Warrant Arrest #11-0670

Police responded to a 911 Hang up call for a domestic dispute.  After the Officer spoke with all the individuals involved he was notified by DeKalb County Communications that one of the individuals had an active Warrant out of Kane County. Ronald J. Vollink, 53 yoa, of Genoa was arrested Failure to Appear in Kane County. Mr. Vollink was able to post bond and was released.

 

10/06/11 FTA  Warrant Arrest #11-0664

Officer went to the 300 hundred block of W Hill in an attempt to pick up Jeffrey M. Billinglsea, 20 yoa, of Genoa on a Warrant for Failure to Appear.  Mr. Billinglsea was able to post bond and was released with a court date of November 3, 2011.

 

10/06/11 12:36 P.M. Possession of Explosives or Explosive or Incendiary Devices, Unlawful Use of Intoxicating Compounds, and Resisting Arrest   #11-0666

Officer responded to a suspicious person call in the 300 block of E Main’s alley.  The suspicious person was located in the back seat of a car huffing propane from a Coleman propane tank. The offender, Carrie A. Jones, 31 YOA, of Genoa having locked herself in the vehicle, refused to exit it and continued to huff from the propane tank.  As the Officer gained entry and attempted to remove Ms. Jones from the car, the propane tank began to spew in his face. Ms. Jones had released the top and the propane was discharging freely.  Ms. Jones was arrested for Unlawful Use of Intoxicating Compounds, Resisting, and Possession of Explosives or Explosive or Incendiary Devices.

10/5/11 3:45 P.M. Structure Fire 11-0663

The Genoa Police Department with the assistance of the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department responded to 200 block of S. Genoa Street for a structure fire. Upon the arrival of Officers the front of the residence was fully involved. The Genoa-Kingston Fire Department responded and was assisted by 13 agencies to fight the fire. The fire spread to the rest of the residence. There were no injuries as a result of the fire. There was damage to adjacent structures as a result of the fire. The fire is under investigation by the Genoa Police Department and Fire Department with the assistance of the State Fire Marshall’s Office.  

Donations for the family can be dropped off at Reflections Hair Salon 207 West Main Street in downtown Genoa.

10/02/11 3:50 P.M. Criminal Trespass #11-0660   

Police were called to the 100 block E Main Street for a report of Trespass. The owner of the property reported that a woman rode her bike onto his property and began cussing at him and his guests. He requested she leave and she began throwing sticks at him. Carrie A. Jones, F/W 31 yoa of Genoa was arrested for Criminal Trespass.  Ms. Jones was transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

 

9/30/11 10:58 P.M. Reckless Driving #11-0658   

While on routine patrol an Officer observed a white car driving at a high rate of speed on North Sycamore Street.  It did not stop for the stop sign at First Street and continued westbound onto Second Street.  The Officer activated his emergency lights while attempting to catch up to the vehicle when a second red car was also seen driving at a high rate of speed and ignoring the stop sign at N State and Second Street. Both vehicles were headed northbound on N State Road at speeds of 80 to 100 mph and greater. It appeared the vehicles noticed the emergency lights and the first car locked up his brakes causing the second car to swerve to the left into the southbound lane to avoid hitting the first car. The Officer had to apply brakes and swerve to the right to prevent colliding with either car.  The white car continued on to turn left onto Pine Drive and out of sight. The red car pulled off to the right and stopped.  The Officer requested the occupants to call the driver of the white car to tell him to return.  Within a couple of minutes the first white car returned.  Both drivers, Luke P Schumacher, 18 yoa, of Genoa and a juvenile, 17 yoa, also of Genoa were issued citations for speed and disobeying stop signs.

 

09/28/11 1:50 P.M. Accident  11-0653

Officer was called to the scene of a two vehicle accident in the 200 block of W Main Street.  Driver reported to have lost her brakes and hit an unoccupied parked vehicle.  The driver was transported to Kishwaukee Hospital and her vehicle was towed.

 

09/19/11 A.M.  Unlawful Use of Intoxicating Compounds, Criminal Trespass, & Theft  #11-0641

Police received a report of a woman unlawfully removing a propane tank from a local business and using the tank for intoxicating purposes. When police arrived the woman was sitting on the tank and refused to stop or let go of the tank. The woman had been given prior notice from the business that she was not to be on the property.  Carrie Jones, F/W 31 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Unlawful Use of Intoxicating Compounds, Theft, and Criminal Trespass.  Ms. Jones was unable to post bond and was transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

 

09/18/11  Accident  #11-0638

Officer responded to a two car collision at the corner of Washington and Main.  No injuries were reported and both vehicles were drivable. 

 

09/17/11  Warrant Arrest  #11-0636

Police pulled a vehicle over for driving with one headlamp. While on the stop the Officer recognized the passenger as Arturo I. Chino, 21 yoa, of Genoa, IL.  Mr. Chino was known to have a valid Warrant for Failure to Appear - Unlicensed Driver.  An arrest was made and Mr. Chino was able to post bond and was then released.  The driver of the vehicle was issued a warning for driving with one headlight. 

 

09/16/11  Intoxicating Compounds Arrest  #11-0631

Police responded to a report of an intoxicated female huffing propane between two buildings downtown Genoa.  Carrie Jones, F/W 31 yoa, of Genoa was arrested for Intoxicating Compounds and transported to DeKalb County Corrections since she was unable to post bond.

 

09/14/11  Accident  #11-0627

Officer dispatched to an Accident at W Second Street and Emmett Street involving two vehicles. No injuries were reported.

 

09/09/11 Driving While License Suspended  #11-0610

Police observed a vehicle travelling north on Rt. 23 with an expired registration sticker. The officer conducted a routine traffic stop which revealed the driver to be driving on a suspended Illinois license.  The driver, Joseph Dunn, III, 65 yoa, of Lockport, IL was charged with Driving While License Suspended and Operating an Uninsured Vehicle. 

 

09/01/11 Warrant Arrest for Possession of a Controlled Substance  #11-0425

A warrant was issued for Brian D. Jeralds, 27 YOA, of Genoa for Possession of Controlled Substance.  On July 9th at 3:35 p.m. an Officer was dispatched to the 100 block of North Locust St. for a white male unconscious in a vehicle.  Mr. Jeralds was transported to Kishwaukee Hospital for a possible overdose and a zip lock baggie containing what appeared to be heroin was removed from his pocket. The contents of the baggie were tested by the Crime Lab and the results were positive for Heroin.

09/01/11 4:15 A.M. Accident involving two transport vehicles #11-0589

Police called to the 200 block of N Sycamore Street for a report of an accident involving a semi trailer and train.  The driver of the semi trailer had parked the semi with the trailer just over the railroad tracks. He was later awakened by the train hitting the trailer.  Driver reported no injuries.

 09/01/11 5:10 P.M. Warrant Arrest  #11-0586

While on stationary patrol Officer noted vehicle registered to a subject known to have a warrant for his arrest out of Boone County.  Officer confirmed the warrant was active and conducted an investigative stop.  Michael F. Winfield, 46 YOA, of Belvidere was arrested.  Mr. Winfield was transported to the Police Department where he was able to post full cash bond and was then released.

09/01/11 Warrant Issued for Criminal Damage to Property  #11-0559

A warrant was issued for Carrie Jones, F/W 31 YOA, of Genoa for Criminal Damage to Property in excess of $10,000. Ms. Jones' reckless behavior on August 23 resulted in a fire damaging two houses and a garage in the 400 block of W First Street.   

 

8/28/11  5:57 P.M.  Warrant Arrest  #11-0571

While making a routine stop Officer was notified that subject had a warrant from Boone County for Retail Theft.  Chris J. Negron, 22 YOA, of Genoa, IL was placed under arrest and transported to DeKalb County Corrections since he was unable to post bond.  

 

8/25/11 03:58 A.M.  Arrest Possession of Cannabis, Drug Paraphernalia  11-0563

Officer called to the 300 block W Hill for a report of a Domestic Disturbance.  Upon arriving the Officer noticed in plain view drug paraphernalia which lead to the confiscation of more than 30 grams of cannabis and numerous drug paraphernalia.  Veronica M. May, 21 YOA, of Genoa was arrested for Possession of Cannabis and multiple counts of Drug Paraphernalia.

8/24/11  10:20 P.M.  Arrest for DUI, Illegal Transportation of Alcohol, and Driving While License Revoked  11-0562

Officer received a report of an intoxicated driver headed to Genoa. The subject had been involved in an altercation earlier in Hampshire.  The vehicle was stopped by Hampshire Police and Genoa Officer arrived on scene minutes later.  Driver, Chad K. Falkenberg, 35 YOA, of Genoa was arrested for Driving Under the Influence, Illegal Transportation of Alcohol, and Driving While License Revoked.  Mr. Falkenberg was transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

8/23/11 11:21 P.M.  Garage Fire  11-0559

Police were called to the 300 block of W First Street for a report of a garage fire and the sound of an explosion. Upon arrival the garage was fully engulfed in flames.  Surrounding residents were evacuated and the scene was blocked off by Police and Fire Units.  The Genoa Police Department is investigating with the assistance of the State Fire Marshall.

 

8/22/11   1:44 A.M.  Battery 11-0555

Police were called to the 200 block of South Washington for a battery that had just occurred. Upon arrival Officer spoke with the victim who stated that his neighbor was kicking at his door so he opened it and the neighbor started hitting him in the face. Officer could see injuries on the victim face. Officer spoke with Robert S. Castiglia M/W 46 YOA of Genoa about the incident. Mr. Castiglia admitted to hitting his neighbor until he said “Uncle”. Police arrested Mr. Castiglia for battery and transported him to the DeKalb County Jail where he is pending bond.

 

8/20/11   6:15 PM Disorderly Conduct/Aggravated Assault/Resisting a Police Officer/ Possession of Cannabis   11-0548

 Police were called to the 500 Block of W. Second Street for a disorderly subject. Upon arrival Officers spoke with a neighbor of Carrie Jones F/W 30 YOA of Genoa. The neighbor stated that Ms. Jones was yelling obscenities at her children playing in the front yard. The neighbor wanted to sign a complaint for Disorderly Conduct. When the Officers told Ms. Jones that she was under arrest she ran into the house and barricaded herself into a room. Officers made entry into the room and Ms. Jones was kicking the officer and resisting arrest. The Officers were able to gain control of Ms. Jones and searched her before transporting her to the DeKalb County Jail. Officers found a small amount of Cannabis in her pocket. Ms. Jones was charged with the above offenses and transported to the DeKalb County Jail where she is pending bond.

  

8/19/11   1:40 PM Retail Theft 11-0546

 

Police were called to Browns County Market for a subject that took some items from the store. Upon arrival Officers spoke with the manager who stated that Lydia S. Chasteen-Rogers F/W 21 YOA of DeKalb took items valued at $24.60 from the store. Officer located and spoke with Ms. Chasteen-Rogers and she admitted to stealing the things from the store. She was arrested for Retail Theft and taken to the DeKalb County Jail where she is pending bond.

  

8/15/11   5:26 PM Battery 11-0535

 

Police were called to the 300 block of East Main Street for a battery that had just occurred. Upon arrival Officer was advised that a Lisa R. Rogers F/W 40 YOA of Genoa started fighting with the victim for no apparent reason. Police spoke with Mrs. Rogers who refused to cooperate with police. Mrs. Rogers was arrested for Battery and taken to the DeKalb County Jail where she is pending bond.

   

8/17/11 5:06 P.M. Warrant Arrest 11-0539

 Police were notified that there was a subject at the Police Department to turn himself in on a Warrant. Officer confirmed that David W. Feliciano, 35 YOA, of Genoa was wanted on a warrant for Failure to Appear Attempted Obstructing Justice.  Mr. Feliciano posted bond and was released with a new court date.

 

8/15/11 2:29 P.M. Warrant Arrest 11-0533

Robert G Geary, 24 YOA, of Union turned himself in at the Police Department on a warrant for Failure to Appear Attempted Obstructing Justice.  Officer confirmed the warrant and Mr. Geary posted bond and was then released with a new court date.

 

8/12/11  8:53 P.M.  Warrant Arrest  11-0527

Officers arrested Carrie A. Jones, 30 YOA, of Genoa on a warrant for Criminal Trespass.  Ms. Jones was not able to post bond and was transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

 

8/11/11  10:06 A.M.  Disorderly Conduct  11-0522

Police were called to the 500 block of W Main Street for a subject that entered the Dollar General Store and confronted an employee using profanity and behaving disorderly. Edward A. Anderson, 61 YOA, of Genoa was arrested for Disorderly Conduct and served a No Trespass Order. 

 

8/10/11 8:55 P.M.  Warrant Arrest  11-0520

Officer observed Thomas A. Berott, 38 YOA, of Genoa at his residence and advised him of the warrant for his arrest.  The warrant was for Parole Violation with No Bond.  Mr. Berott was placed under arrest and transported to DeKalb County Corrections.

 

08/09/11 2:45 P.M. Driving with a Suspended Drivers License 11-0515

Police observed a vehicle traveling East on Rt. 72 and ran the plate through the car computer. The computer showed the registered driver of the vehicle had a suspended driver’s license. Officer pulled over Efran Barbosa, 28 YOA from Harvard and issued him a citation for driving with a Suspended Drivers License. Mr. Barbosa vehicle was towed from the scene and he was released with a court date.

8/8/11 10:15 A.M. Warrant Arrest 11-0492

 Police were notified that there was a subject at the Police Department to turn himself in on a Warrant. Officer confirmed that Todd W. Loy 39 YOA of Genoa was wanted on a warrant for Aggravated Driving under the Influence of Alcohol. Mr. Loy was unable to post the $7,500.00 bond and was transported to the DeKalb County Jail.

 

8/8/11 2:50 A.M. Warrant Arrest 11-0494

Police were notified that there was a subject at the Police Department to turn himself in on a Warrant. Officer confirmed that Christopher D. Rasmussen 34 YOA of Genoa was wanted on a warrant for Failure to Appear Driving under the Influence of Alcohol. Mr. Rasmussen posted $500.00 and was released with a new court date.  

7/18/11 1:14 A.M. Domestic Battery 11-0449

 

Police were called to Forest View Manor for a domestic Dispute. Upon arrival Police were informed of a domestic battery that had occurred. The Offender, Michael A. Riffe M/W 29 YOA from Genoa, left the residence. Police located Mr. Riffe a short time later and placed him under arrest for three counts of Domestic Battery. Mr. Riffe was transported to the DeKalb County Jail where he is waiting for a bond hearing.

7/17/11 12:05 P.M. Unlawful Use of Intoxicating Compounds 11-0445

 Police were investigating an earlier incident when they came in contact with Carrie Jones, F/W 30 YOA from Genoa. Ms. Jones was sitting in the back yard of a property sniffing Propane. Ms. Jones was arrested and transported to Genoa Police Department where she was arrested for Unlawful use of an Intoxicating Compound. Ms. Jones was released pending a court date.

 

7/17/11 12:08 P.M. Retail Theft 11-0448

 Police were called to Browns County Market for a Retail Theft. Upon arrival Police confronted the subject outside the store. Karen L. Clark F/W 54 YOA from Kingston admitted to taking things from the store. The total amount of the items stolen was $139.68. Mrs. Clark was arrested for Retail Theft and transported to the Genoa Police Department where she was released on bond.  

7/13/11 1:40 P.M. No Valid Driver License/ No Insurance 11-0435

 

Police pulled a vehicle over for loud exhaust. The driver of the vehicle, Taylor N. Kremple F/W 20 YOA from Marengo, had no valid driver’s license and no insurance. Mrs. Kremple was arrested for No Valid Driver’s License and No Proof of Insurance. She was released pending a court date.

7/01/11 11:55 A.M. Accident Involving Two Vehicles   11-0403

Officer responded to 223 W Main Street for report of a vehicle striking an unattended parked car. Damage to both vehicles but driver reported no injuries. 

6/30/11 1:30 P.M. Accident Involving Two Vehicles   11-0401

Officer called to 427 Holly Court for an accident involving two vehicles.  Driver reported no injuries. 

 06/28/11 10:25 A.M. Accident Involving Two Vehicles  11-0398

 Officer responded to 310 Sycamore Road for an accident involving two vehicles. Minor damage to both vehicles and no injuries reported.

 06/25/11  Unlawful Possession of Cannabis/ Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia   11-0388

While making a routine traffic stop for a tail light not working, Officer noticed driver, Timothy Woodard,19 yoa of Beloit, WI appeared to be sleepy.  When the Officer first asked Mr. Woodard if he knew where he was, he was uncertain of what town he was in.  He then admitted to be in possession of cannabis. An inspection of the vehicle turned up drug paraphernalia as well.  Mr. Woodard was unable to secure bond and was transported to the DeKalb County Jail.

6/17/11 9:45 P.M. Criminal Damage to Property 11-0353 

Police responded to a domestic dispute in the 100 block of N. Sycamore St. When officers arrived they spoke with the victim who stated that her estranged husband came over to her house and broke her TV and microwave. Martin G. Parra 47 YOA from Genoa was arrested for criminal damage to property. Martin was released after posting bond.

 

6/15/11 6:00 P.M. Warrant Arrest 11-0347

Police were notified of a warrant for a Melissa M. Adamicki 35 YOA from Round Lake. Melissa was wanted for failure to appear on a traffic offense out of Kane County. Melissa was arrested, posted bond on the warrant and was released.

6/14/11 10:35 P.M.  No Insurance and No Driver's License #11-0345

Motorist pulled over for improper lane usage after Officer following behind noted driver continually crossing the fog line. Jonatan E. Gomez, 27 yoa of Genoa was arrested for driving without a license and no insurance.

6/14/11 7:55 P.M.  Reckless Conduct  #11-0343

Police arrested a man for Reckless Conduct after receiving a call of a person pointing a gun out of a window near Main and Monroe.  The subject, Jared M. Cornwell, 24 yoa of Genoa stated he was cleaning his gun. 

6/14/11  7:27 P.M.  Battery  #11-0344

Police received call of an intoxicated female head-butting individuals at a residence and refusing to leave. After police arrived Lisa R. Rogers continued to make harmful threats and was arrested for Battery. 

6/13/11 9:41 P.M. Warrant Arrest 11-0341

 

Police were notified that a subject was at the Genoa Police Department to turn himself in on a warrant. Officers confirmed the warrant. Jonathon R. Fritz, 21 YOA from Genoa was unable to post the 10% bond and was transported to the DeKalb County Jail where he is pending bond.

 

Vandalism to Property

The Genoa Police Department has taken several calls this year for vandalism to property. We would like to ask people to contact our dispatch center if you hear anything out of the ordinary in your neighborhoods. Most of the damage is occurring between 10:00 P. M. and 3:00 A.M... If you hear suspicious noise or your dog starts barking call (815)784-2526. This would be a good time to remind everyone that curfew is from 11:00 P.M. to 6:00 A.M. every day of the week for anyone less than 17 years of age.           

5/27/11 11:41 P.M. Criminal Trespass  #11-0291

Officer responded to a report of an intoxicated male subject allegedly drinking beer in a business in the 500 block of E. Main Street.  The subject, Edgar G. Marr, Jr., 57 yoa was served notice in October of 2010 that he was not permitted on the property.  Mr. Marr was arrested for Criminal Trespass.

5/17/11  8:29 P.M.  Accident Involving Two Vehicles  #11-0265

Police called to scene of an accident at Main and Emmett.  Drivers and passenger reported no injuries. Driver of Unit 2 was issued a citation for failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident. 

5/13/11  6:35 A.M.  Driving While License Suspended / Driving While Revoked for Non Insurance #11-0253

Officer stopped a vehicle belonging to Andrew D. Copeland, 22 yoa, of Kirkland for having a tail light out.  The registration check showed the registration was suspended for non-insurance and Mr. Copeland's license was suspended with the State of Illinois.  Mr. Copeland was issued three tickets; Operating an Uninsured Vehicle, Driving While License Suspended, and Registration Suspended for Non-Insurance.

 

5/15/11 12:24 A.M. Illegal Transportation of Alcohol  11-0257

Officer stopped a vehicle for following too close.  While speaking with the driver Stella M. Jeser, 21 yoa, of Elgin the Officer detected an odor of alcohol and noticed open containers of alcohol in the vehicle.  Ms. Jeser was charged with Illegal Transportation of Alcohol and Following Too Closely.  The passenger, Brian D. Point, 25 yoa, of St. Charles was also charged with Illegal Transportation of Alcohol.

 

5/14/11 3:12 P.M. Traffic Accident  11-0256

Police were called to a two vehicle accident at Rt. 72 and Genoa Street. Drivers reported no injuries.

 

5/13/11 12:26 P.M.  Warrant Arrest  11-0254

Dennis J. Grimm 39 yoa of of Genoa came to the Police Department to turn himself in on a Warrant for Failure to Appear  He was released after posting bond and was given a court date.

 

5/12/11 4:49 A.M. Traffic Accident 11-0250

Police were called to an accident on Rt. 23 just south of Derby Line Road for a car hitting a deer. The driver reported no injuries and the police could not locate the deer. 

 

5/10/11 11:23 P.M. Domestic Battery #11-0247

Police received a call of a domestic disturbance in the 100 block of Robinson Street between Royce E Banner, 37 yoa and a 16 yoa male juvenile, both from Genoa.  Police arrested Mr. Banner for two counts of Domestic Battery; he was transported to the DeKalb County Jail pending bond to be set by a judge.

 

 

5/7/11 9:15 A.M. Criminal Trespass to Real Property #11-0239

Police arrested woman after receiving a report of a Criminal Trespass to a local retailer.  Suzanne K. Conway 45 yoa did knowingly enter the store on 5/05/11 after having been served a No Trespass Order.  A phone call was made to Suzanne K. Conway at which time she confirmed the events. She came to the Police Department to turn herself in. She was released after posting bond and was given a court date.

 

5/5/11 2:18 P.M. Assist Marengo Police Department/Driving with a suspended drivers license 11-0237

Police were notified of a high speed chase that occurred in Boone County. Police were asked to look for a white cargo van last seen traveling south on Genoa Rd. Officer observed the van as the call was coming out. The van pulled into the Genoa Middle School. Officer pulled in behind the vehicle and two subjects got out of the vehicle. Officer confronted the subjects and took them into custody. The Middle School was notified of the situation and placed the school on lock down so the subjects would not enter the school. Marengo Police came to the Middle School to question the subjects for a burglary they were suspected of in Marengo. Marengo Police took custody of the subjects and transported them to Marengo. The driver, James A Wilkinson 36 yoa from Minooka, was issued a traffic citation for driving with a suspended drivers license. The passenger Butch J. Kochenburg 34 yoa from Worth, Il was wanted on a warrant for probation violation.

 

 

5/3/11 7:04 P.M. Traffic Accident 11-0234

 

Police were called to the 600 Block of East Main Street for an accident where a vehicle struck the front of a business. The driver of the vehicle, Robert Evans 29 yoa from Belvidere, stated that he pressed on his brakes and they didn’t work, causing him to hit the front of the business. There were no injuries to the driver or any of the occupants inside the business. The vehicle sustained damage to the front bumper and hood. The business sustained extensive damage to the brick structure and front windows. Mr. Evans was issued a citation for driving an uninsured motor vehicle, and released on bond.

 

5/1/11 4:39 A.M. Possession of Cannabis 11-0227

 

Police stopped a vehicle at Illinois Route 23 and Derby Line Road. While speaking with the driver, Bradley T. McGee 20 yoa from Sycamore, officer smelled a strong odor of Cannabis coming from the vehicle. Mr. McGee told the officer there was cannabis in the center council of the vehicle. Mr. McGee was arrested and transported to the Genoa Police Department where he posted bond and was released with a court date.

 

3/25/11 7:51 A.M. Deceptive Practice 11-0175

 

Police arrested a Genoa man after an investigation into a deceptive practice charge. On 4/7/11 police were notified by three local retailers that they had received several checks that were written on a closed account. Danny T Dunston 41 yoa age from Genoa wrote several checks out to area retailers in the amount of $825.39 knowing the account was closed. Due to the large amount Mr. Dunston was charged with a class 4 felony for deceptive Practices. A warrant was issued on 4/17/11.

  

 

4/18/11 11:34 A.M. Forgery 11-0183

 

Police arrested a Genoa woman after an investigation into forged checks that were passed at one Genoa retailer. Lisa R. Rogers passed four checks in the amount of $505.17 from an account that was closed. The checks were issued in another females name and address. Police spoke with the owner of the checks and she advised she didn’t know the checks were missing until the police notified her. Mrs. Rogers was arrested 12 counts of Forgery. A warrant has been issued for her arrest.

  

 

4/23/11 10:30 P.M. Speeding/No Valid Driver’s License/No Insurance 11-0200

 

Police were notified of a possible reckless driver coming into town on Route 72. After police observed the vehicle they clocked the vehicle traveling 50 mph in a 30 mph zone. Police pulled the vehicle over and spoke with the driver of the vehicle. Innacio D. Jimenez 25 yoa from West Dundee advised police that he didn’t have insurance on the vehicle. Mr. Jimenez also told police that he didn’t have a driver’s license. Mr. Jimenez was arrested for speeding, no insurance and driving without a driver’s license.

 

It is illegal to shoot off fireworks in Genoa

Section 5-4-3-1 of the City of Genoa Ordinance states: No person shall possess, sell, offer for sale, use or explode any fireworks in the City. Officer will be writing tickets to offenders. The fine for this ordinance is $100.00. Residents are encouraged to call the Police Department at (815)784-2526 to report violations of this ordinance.

 

4/8/11 8:28 P.M. Driving While License Suspended  11-0161

While on patrol officer observed a vehicle driving on IL. Rt. 23 with no headlights when required. Officer pulled the vehicle over and spoke with the driver Maria A. Dominguez, 29 YOA of DeKalb. The driver didn’t have a driver’s license. She was given a warning for driving with no headlights while required and issued a Citation for Driving With a Suspended Drivers License.

 

 

 

4/10/11 12:05 A.M. Speeding No Valid Driver’s License  11-0164

Officer was running stationary patrol at IL. Rt. @3 and Derby Line Road and observed a vehicle traveling north bound on IL. Rt23 at a high rate of speed. Radar showed the vehicle traveling 59 MPH in a 45 MPH zone. Officer pulled vehicle over and the driver of the vehicle had no valid driver’s license. The driver, Jesus Cruz-Torres 26 YOA of Poplar Grove was arrested for Speeding and Driving with No Valid Driver’s License.

 

 

 

 

4/10/11 5:26 A.M. Speeding No Valid Driver’s License  11-0165

Officer was running radar on West Main Street. Officer observed a vehicle travelling south at a high rate of speed. The radar showed the vehicle traveling 43 in a 25 MPH zone. Officer pulled the vehicle over and the driver gave the Officer a driver’s license out of Wisconsin that was expired. The driver, Jorge Diaz-Bedoy 25 YOA of Madison, Wi. was arrested for Speeding and No Valid Driver’s License.

 

 

Warrant Arrest 4/3/11 12:00 P.M. 11-0149

Police were notified of a warrant on Lauri J. Dailey 31 yoa of Genoa, for Fraud. Lauri came to the Police Department to turn herself in on the warrant. She was released after posting bond and was given a court date.

 

Driving while License Suspended 3/20/11 11:58 P.M. 11-0119

 

Police stopped a vehicle after discovering the driver may have a warrant. The driver of the vehicle was not the registered owner. A check of Michael A. Pro 41 yoa of Rockford, driver’s license showed that his license was suspended. Mr. Pro was transported to the Genoa Police Department where he posted bond after being charged with Driving while his License was suspended.

 

 

 

03/15/11 10:54 P.M. Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Cannabis /Possession of Alcohol by a minor 11-0107

Police observed a vehicle speeding on Sycamore Street. Police pulled the vehicle over and detected an odor of burnt cannabis coming from inside the car. Police asked the driver identified as Kerry A Jennings 18 YOA of Ridott, Illinois to step out of his vehicle. Officers searched the vehicle and found Drug Paraphernalia and Cannabis along with alcohol. Mr. Jennings was placed in hand cuffs and transported to the Genoa Police Department for Processing.  Mr. Jennings was unable to post bond and was transported to the DeKalb County Jail

 

 

Unlawful Sale of Tobacco to a Minor  2/28/11 4:00 P.M.  11-0085 

On 2/28/11 the Genoa Police conducted a tobacco compliance check on tobacco retailers within the community. The Genoa Police Department receives a Grant from the Illinois Liquor Control Commission to conduct three separate rounds of compliance checks for the sale of Tobacco to a minor. Two retailers’ employees sold tobacco products to a minor sent in by the police department. Devansh V. Patel 25 YOA of Palatine sold to the minor out of Genoa Liquor. Marcie A. Guerrero 32 YOA of Genoa sold to the minor out of the BP Amoco. Both subjects were arrested and released pending a court date.

 

AGGRAVATED CRIMINAL SEXUAL ABUSE  2/20/11 11-0070

 

Police were notified on February 22, 2011 of an Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse. After a thorough investigation, police obtained a warrant on Steven M. Massingill 26 YOA of Genoa. Steven was arrested for Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse after having sexual relations with a minor. Bond for the warrant was set at $50,000 or 10%. Steven turned himself in on Saturday and posted $5,000 and was released pending a court date.

 

 

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia/ Possession of Cannabis

2/23/11  5:50 A.M.  11-0072

Police found a vehicle parked occupied in the 100 block of Winding Trail. Police investigated the incident and found a 15 year old female and 20 year old male in the vehicle. Parents were called to pick up the 15 year old female. Paraphernalia and Cannabis were found in the vehicle. Nathan A. Hamacek 20 YOA of Elgin was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Cannabis. Mr. Hamacek was transported to the Genoa Police Department where he posted bond and was released with a court date.

 

DUI/ Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

2/5/11  1:57 A.M.  11-0045

Police pulled a vehicle over on First Street after observing the vehicle turn without a turn signal. Officers could detect a strong odor of alcohol coming from the driver’s breath. Officers administered field sobriety test which the driver failed. Officers arrested Kristine M. Montalbano, F/W 44 years old from Genoa, for failure to signal/ No insurance/ Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/ and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia/ Unlawful Possession of Cannabis. Ms. Montalbano was released after posting bond.

 

Attention Genoa Resident

We are taking this opportunity to inform you that the City Council recently adopted ordinances to enhance the effectiveness of snow plowing operations and the snow route has been expanded to cover all City streets.   These new parking regulations for the community will begin as of January 1, 2011 and be in force until March 31, 2011.  This will continue annually from each December 1 until March 31.

1.       Street parking is not allowed between the hours of 2:00 a.m. until 5:00 a.m.  Vehicles parked on the City streets will be subject to being issued a citation.

2.       Street parking is not allowed on City streets during a snow event when the snowfall reaches or exceeds 2 inches.  Violators of this offense will also be subject to receiving a citation.

3.       Residents may call the Genoa Police Department at (815)784-6633 between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. and request a waiver for overnight guests.  If you realize a guest will be coming after 5:00 P.M. you may call DeKalb County Dispatch at (815)784-2526 and ask to speak with an Officer.

 Thanking you in advance for your cooperation.

Sincerely,

 

The City of Genoa Staff

Traffic Accident/Driving with a Suspended Drivers License

12/20/10 9:12 P.M. 10-0631

Police responded to a one car accident that occurred at the intersection of East Main Street and North Brown Street. The vehicle hit a utility pole at that intersection. Officer ran the drivers license and discovered the driver was driving with a suspended driver’s license. The driver was arrested for Driving with a Suspended Drivers License and released after posting bond.

 

Criminal Damage to Property 12/4/10 7:30 P.M. 10-0611

Police were called to Dollar General for a reported Criminal Damage to Property. Officer spoke with a subject who stated the tires on his car were punctured. After an investigation Police arrested Rachel N. Donlea 33 YOA of Genoa. She was charged with Criminal Damage to Property.

 

 

Unlawful Violation of an Order of Protection 11/2/10 10:33 A.M. 10-0602

 

Police responded to the 300 block of East Main Street for an Unlawful Violation of an Order of Protection. Upon arrival Officer confirmed an active order was in place. The Order stated that the offender, David L. Allen 34 yoa of Genoa, was prohibited from contacting the protected party by phone unless the conversation was about their minor child. Mr. Allen was calling the protected party and swearing at her and calling her names. This is a direct violation of the Order of Protection. Mr. Allen was taken into custody and transported to the DeKalb County Jail where he is pending bond being set by the Judge.

 

 

 

Unlawful Possession of Cannabis/ Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 11/2/10 8:47 P.M. 10-0604

 

While on patrol Officer observed a vehicle parked at Chamberlain Park. The park is closed at dark and there are signs posted advising this. Officer approached the vehicle and detected an odor of cannabis coming from inside the vehicle. While the officer was speaking with Amanda N. Leady 19 yoa of Genoa he found her to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and cannabis. Ms. Leady was arrested and transported to the police department. Ms. Leady was released after posting bond on the charges.  

 

 

 

Unlawful Sale of Tobacco to a Minor 11/30/10 5:07 P.M. 10-0600

Police conducted a tobacco compliance check on all retailers in the community. At 5:07 P.M. the agent entered the BP Amoco in Genoa and purchased tobacco products from the teller, later identified as Katherine M. Snyder 53 yoa of Genoa. Police went back to the store after the compliance check was completed and arrested Katherine.

 

Traffic Accident/ Driving with a Suspended Drivers License 11/24/10 8:37 P.M.10-0591

 

On 11/24/10 police responded to an accident at the corner of Cherry Tree Lane and Forest View Drive. The Driver of Unit #1 lost control while turning onto Cherry Tree Lane from Forest View Drive. Unit #1 struck unit #2, which was parked along the road. Robie Alan Robertson 29 yoa of Kingston was cited for Driving on a suspended driver’s license. He was the driver of unit #1.

 

 

 

Failure to Reduce Speed to Avoid an Accident 11/29/10 6:30 A.M. 10-0597

 

Police responded to an accident involving three vehicles in the 200 block of West Main Street. The driver of Unit #1, Jarett J. Neuenfeld 24 yoa of Poplar Grove, was looking for something in his vehicle and crossed the oncoming lane and struck two vehicles parked in the 200 block of West Main Street. All three of the vehicles were towed from the scene due to damage. Mr. Neuenfeld was issued a ticket for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

 

 

 

Driving  Under The Influence of Alcohol 11/17/10 11:50 A.M. 10-0582

 

Police responded to the corner of Main Street at Sycamore Street for a subject that dropped his motorcycle. Upon arrival Officer spoke with the owner of the motorcycle and detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his person. Genoa Kingston Rescue arrived to check the driver out. The driver Scott A. Mattson 49 YOA of Huntley was transported to Kishwaukee Hospital for an evaluation.  Officer arrested Scott A. Mattson for driving under the influence of alcohol. Scott was released after posting bond.

 

No Valid Drivers License/No Insurance 10/8/10 9:30 P.M. 10-0517

Police observed a vehicle traveling south on Illinois Route 23. The driver of the vehicle stopped at Derby line Road and pulled out n front of another vehicle. Police pulled the vehicle over and identified the driver as Maria Dominguez, 29 yoa of DeKalb was issued citations for No valid drivers license and no insurance on the vehicle.

 

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/ Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 10/9/10 12:54 A.M. 10-0519

Police observed a vehicle heading west bound on Illinois Route 72. The vehicle crossed the center lane several times. Police pulled the vehicle over and detected a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle. The driver Gerardo Sharif 28 yoa of Genoa was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The driver was transported to the DeKalb County Jail pending bond.

 

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 10/11/10 12:12 A.M. 10-0525

Police were on patrol in the 700 block of Hawthorn Ct. when they observed two subject sitting in a vehicle. Police stopped to speak with the subjects and detected a strong odor of burnt cannabis coming from the vehicle. The Genoa K-9 alerted on the vehicle. Police found an aluminum pipe in the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle admitted to smoking cannabis in the vehicle prior to the Police arriving. A minor of Genoa was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and released to a parent.

 

Domestic Battery/ Unlawful Restraint/ Criminal Sexual Assault 9/4/10 12:30 A.M. 10-0348

Police were notified of a possible Criminal Sexual Assault that occurred on 7/4/10. The juvenile victim came into the police department and stated that her ex-boyfriend Jeremiah J. Picurro took her to his residence and hit her several times in the stomach. Mr. Picurro then threw her onto his bed and held her there against her will. Mr. Picurro then had sexual intercourse with the victim against her will. Police collected evidence and interviewed any witnesses. On 9/9/10 police were able to obtain a warrant for two counts of Domestic Battery, one count of Unlawful Restraint and one count of Criminal Sexual Assault.

 

 

Domestic Battery 9/10/10 5:08 P.M. 10-0462

Police responded to the 200 block of N. State Street for a domestic situation. While speaking with the Juvenile victim police noticed there were marks on his neck from the confrontation with the offender. Shane Caise 22 yoa of Genoa was arrested for Domestic Battery and transported to the DeKalb County Jail.

  

DUI 9/10/10 10:55 P.M. 10-0463

Police heard a loud car at Washington and Main Street. Police pulled the car over and made contact with the driver, Benjamin C. Wegner 28 yoa of Genoa. Police observed the vehicle had appeared to be in a traffic accident recently. The air bags were deployed in the vehicle and the windshield was blown out. The driver had an odor of alcohol coming from his person. The driver failed the field sobriety tests. The driver had minor injuries and an ambulance was called to treat Mr. Wegner. He was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Mr. Wegner was released after posting bond.

 

Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance 8/1/09 10:30 P.M. 09-0628

Police were monitoring traffic in the area of Illinois Rt. 72 by the High School on 8/1/09. Officer observed a vehicle traveling west bound on Rt. 72. The vehicle did not dim the head lights for on coming traffic. Officer pulled the vehicle over and observed the rear seat passenger moving around in the vehicle. Officer searched the vehicle and found a small baggie containing white pills. The pills were sent to the Illinois State Crime Lab for testing. The analysis from the crime lab showed the substance to be a controlled substance. A warrant was issued on 9/9/10 for Derek J. Jones, 20 yoa of Genoa. Bond for the offense was set at $5000.00.

 

 

Speeding/ Driving while License Suspended 9/8/10 3:05 P.M. 10-0456

Officer was running radar at Rt. 23 and Hill Street. Officer observed a vehicle traveling south on Rt. 23 at

40 MPH in a 20 MPH school zone. Officer pulled the vehicle over and identified the driver as Kaleigh D. Sutherland 19 yoa of Genoa. Officer ran a check of Kaleigh’s driver’s license and found it to be suspended. Kaleigh was charged with speeding in a school zone and driving with a suspended driver’s license.

 

 

Driving while License Suspended/ No Valid Proof of Insurance 9/6/10 8:11 P.M. 10-0453

Police observed a vehicle traveling on Illinois Route 23 at Illinois Route 72. The vehicle traveled in the wrong lane for a short time. Officer ran the Illinois registration and discovered the driver to have a suspended driver’s license. The officer pulled the vehicle over and the driver wasn’t able to show proof of insurance. Steven M. Jorgensen 51 yoa of Genoa was issued citations for driving while license suspended and no valid proof of insurance.

 

Aggravated Battery, Mob Action, Unlawful Use of a Weapon 8/9/10 8:43 P.M. 10-0404

Police obtained warrants on two subjects after an investigation into an incident that occurred on 8/9/10. Police were called to the east alley in the 100 block of North Stott Street for a battery report. Upon arrival police were advised that three subjects jumped the victim and one of the subjects hit the victim with brass knuckles. The victim was transported to Kishwaukee Hospital to be treated for the injuries. Police conducted an investigation into the incident in cooperation with the DeKalb County State’s Attorneys Office. On 9/2/10 Police got warrants for a Juvenile, 17 yoa of Davis Junction, charged with Aggravated Battery, Mob Action, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon. Bond for these charges has been set at $10,000. Scott A. Hibbing 18 yoa of Sycamore was charged with Mob Action. Bond for this charge was set at $5,000.

 

 

Domestic Battery 9/1/10 1:44 P.M. 10-0438

Police were called to the 700 block of Redwood Court for a possible fight call. Upon arrival police found two vehicles parked in the street with one of the cars blocking the other one from moving. Police spoke with a female victim who stated that her ex-boyfriend has been following her. The offender Jonathon R. Fritz 20 yoa of DeKalb blocked the victim in and started arguing with her and grabbed her keys from the ignition. The victim 16 yoa age from Genoa exited her vehicle attempting to get her keys. Mr. Fritz then pushed her causing her to fall into the curb. Police arrested Mr. Fritz for two counts of Domestic Battery; he was transported to the DeKalb County Jail where he was pending bond to be set by a judge.

 

 

Warrant Arrest 9/2/10 12:30 P.M. 10-0440

Police were notified by the Illinois Department of Corrections that a subject may be living in the 300 block of South Washington with a warrant from the Department of Corrections. Police went to the residence and placed Steven E. Newbolds 30 yoa of Genoa under arrest for the warrant. He was transported to the DeKalb County Jail.

 

Improper Lane Usage, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol 9/3/10 1:17 A.M. 10-0441

 

Police observed a vehicle traveling on Washington Street and Main Street. The vehicle crossed the center line. Police pulled the vehicle over and identified the driver as Mark E. Rowland 51 yoa of Genoa. Police suspected the driver was driving under the influence of alcohol. The driver failed the field sobriety test. The driver was charged with two counts of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and for Improper Lane Usage.

 

 

Driving while Revoked/No Valid Insurance 9/1/10 12:12 P.M. 10-0437

Police observed a subject traveling west bound on Main Street. Police know the subject from previous contact with the subject. Police knew her driver’s license was revoked. At 12:12 P.M. police pulled the vehicle over and asked for the insurance on the vehicle. The driver Elizabeth Rapp 29 yoa of Genoa stated that the insurance card had expired. Elizabeth was issued citations for driving while her license was revoked and no valid proof of insurance.

 

Domestic Battery 8/22/10 5:39 A.M. 10-0422

Police were called to the 700 Block of Hawthorne Lane for a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival the officer spoke with the Complainant. The Complainant advised she was asleep in her bedroom and her husband woke her up playing video games. She said that they got into an argument and he started throwing things at her and her daughter. The Offender, Donald K. Roddan 44 yoa of Genoa was aggressive toward his wife and step daughter while the officer was there. The wife feared if he didn’t leave she would be battered. Mr. Roddan was arrested for Domestic Battery for throwing things at the complainant.

 

 

Unlawful consumption of Alcohol by a minor 8/21/10 11:32 P.M. 10-0421

 

Police stopped a vehicle for speeding at West Main Street and Main Street. The driver Luis F. Gomez 19 yoa of Genoa was issued a citation for speeding. There were open containers of beer in the vehicle. The passengers admitted to the alcohol being theirs. Both passengers were tested for alcohol in their system and the results came back positive. Jose M. Torres-Rangel 19 yoa of Genoa and Manual R. Flores 20 yoa of Genoa were arrested and taken to the police department where they were charged with Unlawful Consumption of Alcohol by a Minor and released on an I-bond

 

 

Battery 7/19/10 11:46 A.M. 10-0379

Police were called to the 200 block of South Locust Street for a fight that was over. The officer spoke with the victim and he stated he was standing outside his residence and Johnathan E. Delnagro 32 yoa of Genoa came by his residence and tried to punch him in the face. The victim was able to stop the punch and threw Mr. Delnagro to the ground. While on the ground Mr. Delnagro grabbed the victim by the hair and pulled out a handful of hair. Mr. Delnagro then left the scene on a bike. Police were unable to make contact with Mr. Delnagro at his residence and obtained a warrant for his arrest on 7/20/10. Mr. Delnagro found out about the warrant and turned himself in to the Genoa Police. Mr. Delnagro posted bond and was released.

 

 

Driving Without a Driver’s License 7/9/10 8:07 P.M. 10-0358

Police were notified of a suspicious vehicle sitting in the 200 block of Winding Trail. Police stopped and spoke with the driver of the vehicle. He said he had business with someone on the 200 block of Winding Trail. Police ran the driver, Salomon Ramirez-Torres 42 YOA of Carpentersville, and discovered he didn’t have a valid Illinois license.

 

 

 

Domestic Battery 7/11/10 3:52 A.M. 10-0364

Police responded to the 700 block of Tyler Street for a domestic dispute between a wife and husband. While responding to the call the complainant advised the telecommunication center that his wife struck him in the face and left the residence. Police observed the vehicle driving away from the scene and stopped the vehicle. The driver, Kimberly M. Palomar 34 YOA of Genoa, stated she got into an argument with her husband and slapped him. The victim did not want to cooperate with police. Mrs. Palomar was arrested for Domestic Battery and transported to the DeKalb County Jail where she is pending bond.

 

 

 

Battery, 7/6/10 1:06 P.M. 10-0352

Police were called to the 900 block of Wilshire Apartments for a fight. Upon arrival police observed one subject, Frank E. Morgan 46 yoa of Genoa, yelling at another male. The suspect started after the victim while police were there and was subdued and placed in a squad car. Both the victim and offender were treated on scene by the Genoa Kingston Ambulance. Mr. Morgan was arrested for battery and transported from the scene.

 

Driving while License Suspended 7/2/10 2:47 P.M. 10-0344

Police ran a random check of a license plate. The registered owner of the vehicle, Pedro Luevano 45 YOA of Belvidere, has a suspended driver’s license. Officer pulled the vehicle over and identified the driver as the registered owner. Mr. Luevano was issued a citation for driving while license suspended.

 

  

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol 7/3/10 8:20 P.M. 10-0347

 

Police observed a vehicle speeding on Illinois Route 72. The officer followed the vehicle and observed the vehicle swerve several times. Officer pulled the vehicle over and detected a strong odor of alcohol coming from the driver, Javier Rosales 56 YOA of Carpentersville. Mr. Rosales was arrested for speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol.

 

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Driving while License Revoked

6/27/10 1:46 AM 10-0328

Police were running stationary radar in the 200 block of West Main Street when they observed a blue Chevy Blazer traveling at a high rate of speed. Police clocked the vehicle traveling 38 MPH in a 25 MPH zone. Police stopped the vehicle and identified the driver, Iris C. Rosales 21 yoa of Elgin. Police ran a check of Iris driver’s license and found it to be revoked. Iris was issued citations for Speeding and Driving while Revoked.

 

 

Driving while License Suspended 5/6/10 5:43 PM 10-0223

 

Police ran a routine registration check on a vehicle traveling west on Rt. 72 that indicated that the registered owner was suspended. An officer stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Michael L. Kendal 51 yoa of Genoa. Michael was issued a citation for driving with a suspended driver’s license.

 

 

No Valid Drivers License 5/7/10 3:21 AM 10-0224

 

Police ran a routine registration check on a vehicle traveling north on Eureka Street that indicated the registered owner did not have a valid drivers license. An officer pulled the vehicle over and spoke with the driver, Elfrain Pizano 26 yoa of Genoa. The driver indicated he knew he didn’t have a valid driver’s license. He was arrested for this violation and his vehicle was impounded and towed from the scene.

 

 

Driving Under the Influence 5/7/10 10:22 PM 10-0226

 

While an officer was on a traffic stop on Rt. 72 and Market Street with the emergency light flashing a vehicle driving west on Rt. 72 almost struck the officer. The officer initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle. While following the vehicle the officer observed the vehicle go off the road and cross the center lane avoiding a head on accident. The officer got the vehicle pulled over and approached the driver, Cody a. Knur 23 yoa of Genoa. The officer detected an odor of alcohol coming from the driver. The driver was arrested for Failure to Reduce Speed when Approaching an Emergency Vehicle, Illegal Transportation of Alcohol and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. The drivers vehicle was impounded and towed from the scene.

Driving Under the Influence 5/1/10 6:08 PM 10-0210

Police were notified of a driver coming into town that was driving in an erratic manor. Officer followed the vehicle and observed the vehicle cross the center lane. The vehicle started to pull into the Country View Apartment complex. The vehicle had started into the turn and had to stop abruptly to avoid oncoming traffic. Officers pulled the vehicle over and detected an odor of alcohol coming from the driver. The driver, Manuel Flores-Rangel 20 years of age from Genoa was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol with over three times the legal limit for alcohol in his system, Illegal  Transportation of Alcohol, and Improper Lane Usage.

 

Unlawful Failure to Register as a Sex Offender 4/26/10 9:18 PM 10-0201

 

Police were notified of an unregistered sex offender living at a residence in the 700 block of Redwood Court. Officer confirmed that Charles E. Hohman was living at the residence and not registered with the Genoa Police Department. Charles was arrested for Unlawful Failure to Register as a Sex Offender, a class 3 Felony. Charles was taken to the DeKalb County Jail where he is pending bond.

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Traffic Accident 4/26/10 7:23 PM 10-0200

 

Police were notified of a car verses pedestrian accident. Officers responded to the 300 block of West Hill Street and spoke with the minor injured in the accident. The minor stated that she was sitting on the pavement in a parking lot and the vehicle started backing up. The driver of the vehicle said she thought all the kids moved. When the driver heard the screaming from the minor she stopped and pulled up. The minor was taken by Genoa Rescue to the hospital with minor injuries.

 

 

Domestic Battery, Felony 4/17/10 10:30 AM  10-0187

Police responded to the 900 blk. of West Main Street on a report that a man was punching a woman in the front yard of the residence.  The officer arrived and spoke to the victim who did not wish to make a report or have the offender, Anthony C. Swinson 32 yoa of Genoa, arrested.  She stated that she was not injured.  Mr. Swinson was located a short time later and arrested for Domestic Battery based on witness statements.  He was taken to jail to be held for bond and has multiple arrests for this offense.

 

Possession of Cannabis, Resisting Arrest 4/14/10 9:00 PM  10-0184

Police stopped a car for a minor lighting violation and spoke with the driver, a 17 year old Male from Kingston.  As the officer was issuing a warning for the violation the police canine team arrived and conducted a routine “sniff” of the area surrounding the car.  This enraged the 17 year old driver who got out of the car and demanded that the dog was not going to search his vehicle.  As the original officer spoke with the driver the police canine “alerted” on the vehicle indicating the possible presence of cannabis.  The driver then grabbed the canine officer by the arm again insisting that he was not going to allow him to search his vehicle.  He was promptly placed under arrest but decided to resist the efforts of the officer to take him into custody and a struggle resulted during which the officer and the 17 year old were injured.  A small quantity of cannabis along with a pipe commonly used to ingest the substance was found in the vehicle.  The 17 year old refused medical treatment for his minor injuries, the officer did not require hospitalization.  The 17 year old will be referred to juvenile court services.

 

Felony Retail Theft, 4/13/10 10:25AM  10-0181

Police responded to Brown’s County market on a shoplifting complaint.  The store manager had the suspect in custody and had recovered the items stolen.  The officer conducted a preliminary investigation and arrested Nicole M. Rodriguez, 25 yoa of DeKalb.  The officer confirmed that Ms. Rodriguez has been arrested, charged and convicted for retail theft in the past to the misdemeanor charge was upgraded to a felony. Police are still seeking her accomplice who fled the scene in a vehicle.  She was taken in to the DeKalb County jail to be held for bond. 

 

DOG VIOLATIONS

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Dog owners are responsible for their pets!

Police have been responding to a surprising number of complaints concerning dogs including, Dogs Running at Large, Barking Dogs, and Dogs without a City License.

Loose dogs will be impounded and released back to the  owner after payment of the $20 impound fee with proof of a city license (requires proof of rabies vaccination).

The owner can be cited for permitting the dog to run, no city license and any other apparent violations. These violations are $45 each!

Dogs not claimed the same day they were picked up are transferred to county animal control where owners face additional fines and fees.  

 

Please take care of your pet so we don't have to.