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updated: 7/5/2011 5:41 PM

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• Carl T. Raymond, 40, of the 700 block of Adams Street in Elgin, appeared in bond court Tuesday on felony charges of possession of a stolen vehicle and criminal damage to state property as well as misdemeanor charges of trespass to land and vehicle, according to court documents. Raymond entered Fox River Water Reclamation District property at about 8:30 p.m. Monday at 100 Purify Drive, Elgin, police reports said. Raymond was found wearing only boxer briefs and socks, intoxicated, trying to drive through a fence with a facility-owned car, reports said. Bail was set at $10,000 Tuesday, of which Raymond must pay 10 percent to be released before his next court date, set for July 11 in St. Charles.

• Approximately $550 was reported stolen in a burglary between 3 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Saturday from Dunkin' Donuts, 80 Tyler Creek Plaza, according to police reports. The safe from which the money was taken did not appear to be tampered with, reports said. It was the second similar theft in a week, according to a store manager.

• An Elgin woman reported credit card fraud Monday after almost $1,150 in unauthorized transactions appeared on her account, according to police reports. Four different transactions were made on Sunday in Orland Park and Chicago Ridge, but none had cleared by Monday, reports said.

• An Elgin man alerted police Monday to a broken window in an abandoned home in the 100 block of North Liberty Street in Elgin, according to police reports. Though the gas in the house was off, the stove igniter was making a clicking sound, a report said. Police found large amounts of human feces in the stairwell and basement of the home, indicating it had been used frequently or by a number of people, according to the report. A company arrived to board up the residence Monday.

• A kitchen window was broken and jewelry, a coin jar and pillow cases were taken from a home sometime between 1:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday in the 700 block of Carol Avenue in Elgin, according to police reports. The residents were out of town for the weekend and it appeared as though someone broke the kitchen window with a rock to gain entry, reports said. Pieces of drywall in the ceiling of the garage also were broken, reports said.

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