• Anthony J. Blanquet, 20, of the 1100 block of West Wilson Street, was charged at 5:42 p.m. Monday with improper use of registration offenses relating to possession of titles and registration, not having valid registration, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and failure to secure new registration, according to a police report.
• Someone stole a Wii remote control Sunday from Play 'N' Trade, 1938 W. Fabyan Parkway, police said.
• Michael J. Foster, of the 0-99 block of South Lincoln Street, was charged with battery at 1:28 a.m. Wednesday at his home, according to a police report. He was not taken into custody, and 38 minutes later, police responded again, and Foster was additionally charged with domestic battery.
• Someone stole a Dell laptop computer, valued at $250, from a home in the 1600 block of Dearborn Avenue near Aurora between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday, according to a sheriff's report.
• A resident of the 3N600 block of Arbor Creek Road near St. Charles reported $3,257 of unauthorized online purchases made on a credit card between April 26 and Tuesday, according to a sheriff's report.
• Marek Widelak, 34, of the 500 block of Charlton Court in Lake Villa, was charged with battery at 3:10 a.m. Saturday in the 700 block of Anderson Boulevard. He is accused of grabbing a woman by the neck, choking her and banging her head against a patio door. The victim was treated at Delnor Hospital for scrapes on the back of her head and red marks on her neck.
• Two 24-by-18-inch planters were damaged between 6 p.m. Saturday and 6:30 a.m. Sunday at a building in the 500 block of West State Street, police said. The planters were broken, and plants from one were strewed about.
• Lance A. Johnson, 28, last week was charged with disorderly conduct, according to a police report. He is accused of putting notes on the cars of two employees, and making multiple calls that disturbed employees, of Ulta III store and salon, 1650 S. Randall Road, at 4 p.m. May 2. He was also charged with driving without a valid license and disobeying a traffic control signal.