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Daily Herald staff report

St. Charles

• A residential burglary on the 200 block of South 18th Street was reported on Friday. A 32-inch flat screen television, a Toshiba laptop computer, a Garmin GPS, an Amazon Kindle book reader and a gold ring were reported missing. The owner of the home told police she'd only been away from the home for about an hour when she returned to find the missing items. The front door to the home had been left unlocked and a medium-sized dog was inside during the burglary.

• Victoria A. Engblom, 18, of the 39W600 block of Bonnie Court, was charged Friday with possession of drug paraphernalia, according to a police report. Officers noticed a group of individuals gathered around the rear of a vehicle parked in a lot on the 2400 block of East Main Street. Officers approached the vehicle and began questioning the occupants. Police then asked the occupants if they could search the vehicle and the owner consented. Police located a glass jar containing a marijuana smoking pipe and a small plastic bag with a tiny amount of green leafy substance in the armrest. Engblom was then arrested.

• A vehicle parked in the X-Sport Fitness parking lot on the 200 block of Randall Road had a window smashed out Saturday. A purse with all its contents and a cell phone were reported stolen from the vehicle, police said.

• Christopher M. Hernandez, 26, of the 700 block of Bluff Street in Carol Stream, was charged Sunday with disorderly conduct, according to a police report. Officers responded to a tavern in downtown St. Charles for a report of a fight in progress. Hernandez made a disparaging remark about the Kane County SWAT team as officers walked past him. An officer then asked Hernandez to identify himself and observed him to have balance problems and a strong odor of what seemed to be alcohol on his breath. Officers told Hernandez he would receive a citation for public intoxication in the mail. Hernandez then left the scene.

• Liliana Gonzalez, 25, of the 4300 block of Dillon Street in Plano, was charged Sunday with battery, according to a police report. Officers were at a tavern in downtown St. Charles when they observed the owner of the establishment escorting a man and a woman outside the bar. Police questioned the woman and learned another woman punched her in the body at the bar. The woman then pointed out the alleged offender, Gonzalez, to police as she was escorted out of the tavern. Gonzalez refused to speak to police. She was then arrested.

Kane County

• Someone stole a Nikon camera, clothes and other items, a total value of $812, from an unlocked storage box on a motorcycle between 1 a.m. and 9 a.m. March 27 in the 9S500 block of Route 47 near Sugar Grove, according to police.

• Someone in a black Pontiac Grand Prix drove off without paying of $57.50 of gas at the BP Amoco, 125 Plank Road in Burlington at 2:59 p.m. Friday, reports said.

• A Garmin GPS, valued at $120, was stolen between noon Thursday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday from an unlocked 2010 Honda Civic in the 6N700 block of Illinois Street near St. Charles, police said.

• Brandon E. Brengman, 31, of the 42W900 block of Jericho Road, Sugar Grove, was ticketed for illegal burning at 6:12 p.m. March 29 in the 42W900 block of Jericho Road, according to a police report. Authorities said firefighters were called to put out the fire, which was about 40 feet by 40 feet and contained old television sets, car parts, furniture and other items.


• Latorya D. Grant, 33, of the 2900 block of Aberdeen Drive, Montgomery, turned herself in to police at 4:46 a.m. Monday on a warrant charging her with theft over $500 value, according to a police report. The incident happened March 16, according to Kane County court records.