Monday, May 13, 2013
Aurora police arrested 10 last week after setting up dates on the internet.
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Monday, May 13
A two-day prostitution sting staged last week by Aurora Police Special Operations investigators resulted in charges being filed against four men and six women. The operation, which was staged May 8 and 9 at an undisclosed private residence in Aurora, targeted several different internet sites known for advertising sexual services. Sign up for our daily e-mail newsletter Follow the Oswego Patch on Facebook. Three of the men were arrested and charged with solicitation of a sexual act on May 8 after they responded to the residence in reference to an ad placed by Aurora police on one of the internet sites, police said. They allegedly offered an undercover female officer money in exchange for sex. They include: Edward W. Przybycien, 30, of the …
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Serafin Rangel, 30, of Plano received a six year sentence after pleading guilty to cocaine possession with the intent to deliver.
A local man was sentenced to six years for cocaine possession with the intent to deliver, said Kendall County State’s Attorney Eric Weis. Serafin Rangel, 30, of the 200 block of East Main Street, Plano, was arrested back in March of 2012 after the Kendall County Cooperative Police Assistance Team (C.P.A.T.) executed a search warrant of his residence. Rangel pled guilty for cocaine possession with the intent to deliver and has been sentenced to six years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. He will be required to serve three years of supervised release after he serves his prison sentence. Weis commended the C.P.A.T for their efforts, saying, "[They] continue to send a message that a career in distributing cocaine in Kendall County …
Lifelong Oswego resident says it's time for a new leadership.
Oswego Police Chief Dwight Baird made official Saturday what’s long been rumored. The lifelong Oswego resident is running for Kendall County Sheriff. Baird made the announcement on the steps of the Kendall County Courthouse to a crowd of about 100 supporters, including Oswego Village President Brian LeClercq, Village Trustee Judy Sollinger and Kendall County Coroner Ken Toftoy. In his announcement Baird touted his long record of public service in law enforcement, and alluded to several recent incidents involving the Sheriff’s Office or its deputies that have brought negative attention to the department. “Our new sheriff should be accountable to the citizens of Kendall County and should hold others accountable,” Baird said. “ … Our new …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
The limo driver was charged with two counts of driving under the influence and one count of reckless conduct.
Many schools and local police make sure students attending prom know not to drink and drive. But what if it's your limo driver that's drunk? A 54-year-old man was arrested Saturday after he transported over 20 Oswego East High School teens to their prom while intoxicated, police said. Richard L. Madison, of the 9900 block of Walnut Terrace, Palos Hills, was charged with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol and one count of reckless conduct, both class A misdemeanors. Madison was driving a group of 23 Oswego East students to their May 11 prom at the Abbington Banquets in unincorporated Glen Ellyn, according to the DuPage County Sheriff's Office. The students contracted the private limousine service Limos Alive Party Bus to …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
A look at who's been charged with driving under the influence around the area.
May 5 William M. Fabsits, 23, of the 300 block of Cascade Lane, Oswego, was arrested at 3:51 a.m. at Route 34 and Douglas and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, said Oswego police. He was also cited for speeding. Want to keep up on crime news from around the area? Like our Crime-n-Shame Facebook page May 4 Jason D. Shandilis, 32, of the 100 block of North West, Plano, was arrested at 2:04 a.m. at Route 71 and Main Street and charged with driving under the influence, said Oswego police. He was also cited for improper lane usage and not having insurance. May 4 Yadira Rodriguez, 25, of the 100 block of Locust, Oswego, was arrested at 2:29 a.m. at Douglas and Long Beach and charged with driving under the influence, sad Oswego…
Friday, May 10, 2013
Campaign begins on May 10 and goes through Memorial Day.
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Friday, May 10
The following is from a release issued by the Kendall County Sheriff's office: The 2013 Click It or Ticket campaign kicks off May 10 in Illinois. The purpose of the campaign is to help save lives by cracking down on those who do not buckle up through the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office is joining the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), the Illinois State Police (ISP) and over 500 local law enforcement agencies across the state to save more lives by strongly enforcing seat belt laws. “As we kick-off the busy summer driving season it’s important for everyone to buckle up every trip, every time, day or night – no excuses,” said Operations Commander Phil Smith. “Our officers are prepared to ticket …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Accident occurred around 12:20 p.m.
If you're driving near the intersection of Route 34 and Douglas, try to find another route. A traffic accident at about 12:20 p.m. has caused traffic on eastbound Route 34 to be diverted to one lane, said Patch Business Engagement Editor Dawn Aulet, who was on scene of the accident. Two cars apparently crashed head-on in the middle of the intersection. Oswego Police Captain Jeff Burgner said there were no injuries reported at the accident. An investigating officer is still on scene to determine the cause of the accident. Special thanks to Rick Jacobsen and Dawn Aulet for the photos and video.
Reports from the Oswego Police Department; May 2 - May 8.
Possession of drug paraphernalia, cannabis Kory Allen Webb, 22, of the 12900 block of South Elaine Drive, Plainfield, was arrested at 12:25 a.m. at Harvey and Wolf Road and charged with the possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of cannabis, said Oswego police. Hit and run Theft Criminal damage to property Hit and run Oswego police took a report for a hit and run that occurred at an unknown time in the parking lot of The Tillers. An unknown vehicle hit the victim’s car while it was parked. No valid driver’s license Bernard J. Mundt, 35, of the 200 block of Springbrook Trail South, Oswego, was arrested at 11:45 p.m. at Douglas and Barnaby Drive and charged for driving without a valid license, said Oswego police. Domestic battery, …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The 2013 Click it or Ticket Campaign starts on May 10 through May 27 for Memorial Day weekend.
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Wednesday, May 8
The following is from a release issued by the Oswego Police Department: The 2013 Click It or Ticket campaign kicks off May 10 in Illinois. The purpose of the campaign is to help save lives by cracking down on those who do not buckle up through the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The Oswego Police Department is joining the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), the Illinois State Police (ISP) and over 500 local law enforcement agencies across the state to save more lives by strongly enforcing seat belt laws. “As we kick-off the busy summer driving season it’s important for everyone to buckle up every trip, every time, day or night – no excuses,” said Captain Jeff Burgner. “Our officers are prepared to ticket anyone who is not wearing …