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updated: 8/17/2011 5:23 PM

Fox Valley police reports

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• Kyle T. Korth, 22, of the 400 block of South State Street, appeared in bond court Wednesday on a felony charge of trespass to residence knowing people are present, according to court documents. Elgin police responded to the trespassing call on the 400 block of Griswold Street Tuesday, documents said. Bail was set at $10,000, of which Korth must pay 10 percent to be released before his next court date on Aug. 23.

• An air conditioning window unit was reported stolen at an unknown time between Saturday and Tuesday from a vacated home on the 500 block of Center Street, according to police reports. The window unit is worth approximately $125.

• An Elgin man reported fraud Tuesday after finding out he owed more than $2,200 charged to credit cards between 2004 and 2009, according to police reports. The man said he never opened any of the credit accounts.

• An Elgin woman who agreed to be a shopper for a man who contacted her via email reported fraud Tuesday after trying to cash two checks for $985.75 that her bank later told her were fraudulent, according to police reports. The woman wired $900 to the man after cashing one of the checks.

• An iPod was reported stolen from a vehicle sometime between Friday and Monday while it was parked in a garage on the 200 block of East Chicago Street. Some loose change and a silver broom were also taken, police said.

• Both front wheels and the passenger side rear wheel were taken from a van sometime between 9:30 p.m. Sunday and 5:15 p.m. Monday while it was parked in a parking lot on Duncan Avenue. The total cost for all three tires is estimated at $300.

• A GPS unit and an adapter were taken from a vehicle sometime between 6 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday while it was parked on the 400 block of Amberside Drive, according to police reports.

Kane County

• The windshields of two vans were broken, likely with rocks, between 6:30 p.m. Friday and 9:50 a.m. Saturday at Sunset Pools, 37W950 Mason Road, near Elgin, police said.

• An electrical utility box was cut open, and equipment inside it damaged, between midnight Saturday and 1 a.m. Sunday on the 38W600 block of Burr Road in St. Charles Township. A ComEd worker investigating a power outage in the area discovered the damage. The owner of the property where the box is located told a sheriff's deputy that the box belongs to him, that he had cut the lock off and disconnected the equipment because he needed to shut off power so he could install a generator, and that he paid $20,000 for the box and that he can do whatever he wants with it, according to the police reports. The padlock bore a ComEd stamp.

• A burglar stole a diamond ring, $100 from a Toys for Tots donation canister, jewelry, binoculars and spare change and bills, out of a house in the 7N700 block of Route 47, Maple Park, between noon and 2 p.m. Saturday. According to a sheriff's report, the burglar forced open the front door.

• A Karcher power washer, a Stihl chain saw, a Stihl leaf blower, a Toro string trimmer, a Black and Decker bug fogger and lawn tools were stolen out of a locked shed in the backyard of a property on the 19N0-99 block of Fersmith Road in Hampshire between 8 p.m. Aug. 2 and 4 p.m. Aug. 9, police said.

• A front license plate was stolen off a vehicle between noon and 8 p.m. Monday on the 46W300 block of Higgins Road, Hampshire.

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