Thursday, May 16, 2013
Reports from the Oswego Police Department; May 9 - May 14.
Burglary Oswego police are investigating a reported burglary that occurred at 11:50 p.m. in the 5000 block of Route 71. Cash and other monetary items were reported taken. DUI Joan E. Andersen, 74, of the 300 block of Canterbury Court, Oswego, was arrested at 5:49 p.m. at Route 30 and Douglas and charged with driving under the influence and cited for improper lane usage, said Oswego police. Counterfeit bill Oswego police are investigating the use of a counterfeit $10 bill that occurred between 7 a.m. and 12 p.m. on May 13 in the 2300 block of Route 34. Deceptive practice Oswego police are investigating a reported deceptive practice that occurred on October 21, 2012 at Rand’s Hallmark. Merchandise for $111.09 was purchased with a bad check. …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
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As you might know, Police Week kicked off on Monday. For a little backstory, in 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation that designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world converge on Washington, DC to participate in a number of planned events which honor those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice during the week. Out here in Oswego we wanted to show our Oswego Police Department that we appreciate their work and service to us. Below are comments from the Oswego Patch Facebook Page and the Oswego Police Department Facebook Page of residents sharing kind words towards the department during this special …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Two sessions will be available to all current Oswego 308 junior high students.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, April 23
The following is from a release issued by the Oswego Police Department: The Oswego Police Department will be hosting two sessions of the Junior Police Academy this summer. The first session is from June 24- June 28. The second session is from July 29 – August 2. Both sessions are Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Junior Police Academy is offered free of charge to all current District 308 Junior High School students. Junior cadets will learn about conducting traffic stops, crime scene investigation, building searches and more. We have limited space available, so please do not delay in turning in applications. Applications are available in the lobby of the Oswego Law Enforcement Center or online at www.oswegopoliceil.org. They are due …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Reports from the Oswego Police Department; April 4 - April 9.
Domestic battery A female juvenile, 15, was arrested at 1 p.m. at Oswego East High School and charged with two counts of domestic battery after she bit her boyfriend, also a juvenile, in the neck at 10:30 a.m., said Oswego Police. He was reported with minor injuries but declined to go to a hospital. Theft Oswego police responded to a reported theft that took place during December 2012 to April 8, 2013 in the 100 block of Eisenhower. A firearm valued at $600 was reported stolen. There are no suspects at this time. Residential burglary Oswego police are investigating a reported residential burglary that occurred overnight on April 7 in the 600 block of North Madison. Suspect(s) entered a back door of a resident left unoccupied over the …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Dwight Baird said he is in the process of collecting police reports from a standoff incident involving officer John Wolfinbarger in Channahon Wednesday afternoon.
Oswego Police Chief Dwight Baird said Thursday he will move quickly to conduct the department’s internal investigation into one of his officers allegedly involved in a standoff in Channhahon Wednesday night. Barid, who was called to the scene of the police standoff with 11-year department veteran John. P. Wolfinbarger of Yorkville, said it is essential to uphold the integrity of the department and the village in the investigaiton. “Every citizen is entitled to due process pending an investigation. We’re going to investigate this most expeditiously,” Baird said. “We’re going to protect the rights of the officer, but we also have to protect the integrity of the department and the village.” READ MORE: Oswego Police Officer Arrested in …
Oswego Police also offer tips for St. Patrick's day parties to avoid driving drunk.
The following was provided by the Oswego Police Department: Oswego Police will be conducting a special patrol this St. Patrick’s holiday to crack down on drunk drivers. All unbuckled motorists will also be ticketed. “We are reminding everyone this weekend to ‘drive sober or get pulled over’ and ‘click it or ticket’,” said Captain Jeff Burgner. “IF you plan on drinking alcohol, designate a sober driver before the party begins. Be responsible or risk a DUI.” Burger said that too often St. Patrick’s Day can be a “deadly and dangerous time” on the roadways due to drunk driving. Starting March 14 through March 17 the Oswego Police will be working overtime during daytime and evening hours to catch and arrest anyone who is driving drunk. In …
Friday, February 15, 2013
Reports from the Oswego Police Department; Feb. 7 - Feb. 12.
Public exposure Oswego Police responded to a report of a man who publicly exposed himself at 8 p.m. in a parking lot in the 3000 block of Route 34. A complainant reported a white male age 25-30 that “exposed himself “ to the complainant in the parking lot. The suspect was driving a vehicle described as an older, four-door “beater” sedan, dark in color. Warrant Tyler J. Nielson, 19, of the 400 block of Monroe Street, Oswego, was arrested at 2:24 p.m. at his residence and charged with a warrant, said Oswego police. No valid driver’s license Driving with revoked license Jennifer R. Romero, 33, of the 100 block of Tealwood Drive, Montgomery, was arrested at 9:21 p.m. at Longbeach and Douglas and charged for driving with a revoked license, said…
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The extra traffic enforcement detail conducted by the Oswego Police Department was provided by a Step Grant.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, January 9
Editor's Note: The following is from a release issued by the Oswego Police Department: The Oswego Police Department recently concluded their extra traffic enforcement detail, which was funded through a Step Grant provide by the Illinois Department of Transportation. The enforcement period, which was conducted between Dec. 21 and January 1 focused on the use of seat belts and driving under the influence. Police wrote citations for the following violations: Oswego Police will continue to apply for grants to fund extra patrols, which assist in providing for the safety of those traveling throughout the village.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Weekly reports from the Oswego Police Department; Dec. 7 - 11
Possession of cannabis, speeding Tashione Grant, 20, of the 600 block of Preston Drive, Bolingbrook, was arrested at 1:53 p.m. at Washington and 71 and charged with the possession of cannabis, said Oswego police. She was also cited for speeding. No valid driver’s license Sofia Ulgade, 21, of the 200 block of North Oakhurst, was arrested at 11:25 p.m. at Douglas and Seasons Ridge and charged for driving without a valid license, said Oswego police. No valid driver’s license Noe Mejia, 25, of the 200 block of Springbrook Trail South, was arrested at 11:25 p.m. at Route 30 and Goodwin and charged with driving without a valid license, said Oswego police. He was also cited for no insurance and an improper turn. Retail theft Oswego police are …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Omar Gonzalez, 28, of El Paso, Texas was not charged in any local incidents.
A 28-year-old man from El Paso, Texas was arrested Monday, Dec. 3 and found with three outstanding warrants, one of which was for the sexual assault of a child, said Oswego police. Omar Gonazlez, 28, was arrested at 9:11 p.m. in the 2700 block of Route 34. Police had received a call of a suspicious person selling speakers in the parking lot of a business in the 2700 block of Route 34. Upon making contact, police discovered the warrants against Gonzalez. Gonazalez was not charged for any local crimes, police said. Gonazalez was brought to the Kendall County Jail where he will be extradited back to Texas.