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• A St. Charles man was charged with disorderly conduct at 11:50 a.m. Saturday at Gander Mountain sporting goods store, 2100 S. Randall Road. According to police, Brian G. DeAngelo entered the store carrying a 9 mm pistol, and refused to let an employee check whether the gun was loaded, as is store policy. He then told the worker it was loaded and ran to the firearms counter at the back of the store where he then argued with another employee. DeAngelo, 26, lives in the 5N900 block of Oak Run Court.

• Richard S. Kinsey, 54, of the 1600 block of Salem Court, was charged with threatening a public official, according to a police report. Police investigating a report of an intoxicated subject at 10:05 p.m. July 26 at Kinsey's house reported that he said he would "kill you" to one of the officers and refused to obey instructions to go to bed.

• Ronald S. Zacher, 41, of the 700 block of North Street, was given a citation charging him with public intoxication at 10:37 p.m. July 22 in the 700 block of North Street, according to a police report.

• Brian A. Klaczek, 20, was charged with illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor at 4:50 a.m. July 25 in the 700 block of Lancaster Lane, according to a police report. Klaczek lives in the 6N700 block of Crestwood Drive, St. Charles.


• A Batavia man is charged with sexual exploitation of a child younger than 13. Ronald E. Spriet, 73, turned himself in at 3:53 p.m. Friday and posted $2,500 bond, according to a police report. According to Kane County court records, Spriet exposed himself while knowing that a person younger than 13 would see him doing so. The incident took place at 6:30 p.m. July 13 near Spriet's home in the Brandywine Circle neighborhood, police said. The victim is not related to Spriet.

• Paramedics were called twice to North River Street, at 2:01 and 2:25 a.m. Saturday to deal with intoxicated men who were passed out. One was found in the city parking deck at River and State streets; the other was in a beer garden at O'Brien's Pub, 12 N. River. Both were taken to Delnor Hospital.

• A laptop computer and an unknown amount of cash were stolen out of Calvary Episcopal Church/Batavia Islamic Center, 222 S. Batavia Ave., it was reported at 1:04 p.m. Monday.

• A green plastic tube slide on the playground at Alice Gustafson Elementary School was on fire at 2:27 a.m. Saturday, according to police. The school is at 905 Carlisle Road.

Kane County

• Someone tried to break into a house in the 7N003 block of Hickory in St. Charles Township at 2:55 p.m. Friday, police said. A man wearing a gray T-shirt and white tank top was last seen walking into the Brewster Creek Forest Preserve parking lot. The resident heard banging on a metal door, which was dented. A nearby window was broken.

• A house in the 34W600 block of Illinois Street in St. Charles Township was burglarized between 2:30 and 4:10 p.m. Friday. The burglar broke in through a window in the basement and ransacked dresser drawers and a closet. The refrigerator was left open, and uneaten hot dogs and a partially eaten hot dog left on the counter. Police believe the burglar used the hot dogs to entice the resident's dog into entering a bedroom, which was then closed. A pair of pearl earrings and a diamond heart-shaped necklace were stolen, police said.

• A shed and a vehicle were burglarized between 10 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday in the 43W000 block of Jericho Road, Sugar Grove. The burglar broke a screen door on the shed. A GPS was stolen from the unlocked vehicle, and hand tools including drills, chargers and a band saw were stolen.

• A garage in the 43W200 block of Jericho Road in Sugar Grove Township was burglarized between 9 p.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday, police said. They entered through a locked service door. Fifteen cases of Gatorade, a Matthews ultralight bow, 12 Easton carbon arrows and six hunting weapons were stolen.

• Sean A. Miller, 39, of the 41W300 block of Route 20, Hampshire, has been charged with aggravated battery, aggravated resisting a peace officer, resisting a peace officer, driving with a suspended or revoked driver's license and operating an uninsured motor vehicle, after a crash at 1:20 a.m. Monday on Route 47 at Plank Road near Burlington, according to a sheriff's report. He was found lying in a field next to his motorcycle. Police say he tried to grab the legs of an officer, refused to be handcuffed, refused to walk to the squad car, refused to enter the squad car, kicked an officer's face, tried to bite an officer in the face and bit another officer in the thigh. He also defecated on himself, and had a blood-alcohol level of .255, police said.

• Someone threw eggs onto a moving vehicle at 10:16 p.m. Friday near Keslinger Road and Prairie Clover Drive in Geneva, damaging a headlight cover.

• Someone damaged a window and an electrical outlet box July 21 at the Fox River Water Reclamation District building at 6N080 Ramona Lane in St. Charles Township.

• An unlocked storage barn in the 46W200 block of Beith Road, Maple Park, was burglarized between 1 p.m. July 27 and noon Friday. A hydraulic stone cutter, 22 sections of scaffolding, six heaters, five bundles of 8-foot sections of Dur-O-Wall forms and a man's 15-speed bicycle were stolen. The equipment belonged to Stay Masonry and Construction.

• Shyla Rae Jankowski, 19, of the 0N300 block of Route 47, Elburn, was charged with domestic battery and criminal damage to property at 6:50 a.m. Sunday, according to a police report. She is accused of breaking windows at a house in the 0N250 block of Route 47 in Elburn, and throwing a piece of glass at an occupant. The shattering of a window sent glass flying, deeply lacerating one of the victim's ears, deputies reported. Jankowski is also accused of scratching the victim's arm.

• Someone burglarized a house in the 6N800 block of Route 35, St. Charles Township, between 5 p.m. July 21 and noon Monday. The rear door was kicked in.