• Jessica Lopez of Aurora was charged Monday with reckless discharge of a firearm, according to a sheriff's report. Deputies investigating a report of gunfire heard two shots coming from the backyard of a house in the 1100 block of Ridgeway Drive. They reported finding Lopez sitting on a bench, holding a black-and-pink Sig Sauer Mosquito .22-caliber handgun. According to the synopsis of charges, she told deputies she had been shooting the gun in to the ground. Lopez, 25, lives in the 1100 block of Ridgeway. Bail was set at $25,000.
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• A Dell computer, a flat-screen television set, a DVD player and a stereo were reported stolen out of a house in the 35W000 block of James Drive, St. Charles, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. June 25, police said.
• Jolie M. Bray, 27, of the 1100 block of East Taylor Street in DeKalb, was charged with driving under the influence of drugs after a crash at 8:09 a.m. June 28 in Maple Park, according to a sheriff's report. A witness told deputies they saw Bray's car, a Nissan Versa, cross the centerline while eastbound in the 50W000 block of Route 38. It then entered a ditch, hit a culvert, flew up and rolled over. A deputy looking in the car for her insurance card reported finding a burned screw-on bottle cap, typically used for preparing heroin for injection. Seven plastic bags with an off-white powder, believed to be heroin, were found in and under the car and in her purse, and four hypodermic syringes were found in her purse, police said. Bray was also charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and improper lane use.
• An Elburn man was charged with felony criminal damage to property at 7 p.m. June 27. Neo Zeev Orbe, 21, of the 700 block of West Lake Drive, is accused of damaging a fire-suppression sprinkler at 7 p.m. June 27 at the Kane County jail, according to a sheriff's report. He is also accused of having broken a window seal the day before.
• Twelve 55-gallon steel drums of racing fuel were stolen from Producers Chemical Co., it was reported at 9:26 a. m. Monday. The burglars cut a metal fence to gain access.
• Patio furniture was stolen off an apartment patio in the 1300 block of East Wilson Street, it was reported at 8:20 a.m. Sunday.
• Two "Bulldogs on Parade" statues were damaged, it was reported at 1:21 a.m. Monday. The cigar was knocked off "Staff Sgt. Batavia" on the Wilson Street bridge, with a cardboard one taped in its place; and the pipe was knocked off "Sherlock Bones" at River Street and Wilson.
• Graffiti was sprayed on the rear wall of Target, 115 N. Randall Road, it was reported at 3:42 p.m. Saturday, police said.
• Graffiti was sprayed on the west wall and a parking lot of Holy Cross Catholic Church, 2300 Main St., it was reported at 9:22 a.m. Friday, police said.