Flower Bed Hit-and-Run
A village employee reported at 8:15 p.m. damage to a stonewall flower bed at 22 S. Prospect Ave. that appeared to have been run into by a car, police said.
Auto headlights and parts were found around the damaged flower bed. The cost to repair the wall was estimated to be $1,000.
MONDAY, OCT. 21
No Driver's License
John F. Payne, 46, of the 1000 block of Ridgeway Ave., Aurora, was charged with driving without a license after a traffic stop near the intersection of southbound Route 83 and Ogden Avenue at 10:11 p.m., police said.
He was released to appear in court.
FRIDAY, OCT. 18
Caught in the Act
A resident of the 200 block of Holmes Avenue reported a group of juveniles throwing toilet paper on a home across the street at 10:15 p.m., police said.
An officer arrived to find a car full of five juveniles leaving the scene. When the officer stopped the car, the juveniles confessed and then cleaned the toilet paper at the homeowner's direction. No citations were reported.
Police said a resident from the 200 block of Middaugh Road reported at 12:08 p.m. receiving several threatening texts from a nanny who had recently been terminated.
No report was made, but the incident was documented.
TUESDAY, OCT. 15
Man Banned From Jewel
Police said a man was issued a criminal trespass warning after he was observed by an officer consuming merchandise at Jewel-Osco, 303 Holmes Ave., and hiding the empty containers behind full ones on shelves as he walked through the store.
When asked by the officer if he was going to pay for the items, the police report states the man said "he didn't have any money and was thirsty."
The store's manager elected not to press charges, but police said the warning bans the man from entering any Jewel-Osco location.
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