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posted: 7/16/2012 6:57 PM

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  • Gonzalo Rodriguez-Renteria

    Gonzalo Rodriguez-Renteria



• Gonzalo Rodriguez-Renteria, 26, of the 300 block of Tee Lane in Carpentersville, was arrested on several charges Friday evening, reports said. Authorities allege that he initiated with a police officer and discharged the officer's Taser, which zapped both the officer and Rodriguez-Renteria. Police also say Rodriguez-Renteria then tried to elude capture by running into a house that wasn't his. According to police: Rodriguez-Renteria was walking on Route 25 near Hazard Road when a police officer recognized him and stopped him to arrest him on a pair of outstanding warrants. Rodriguez-Renteria gave the officer a bogus name and tried to run away. The officer caught him and Rodriguez-Renteria tried to break away and take the Taser away from him. Rodriguez-Renteria then fled into a nearby house in the 100 block of Caddy Avenue that had an unlocked door. Police caught him trying to escape from a window and found 3 grams of marijuana on him as well as a drug pipe. Rodriguez-Renteria was charged with aggravated battery to a police officer, aggravated resisting arrest, felony trespass to a residence, unlawful possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, reports say. The officer was treated at an emergency care center for a strained muscle and is now back on the job, police said. According to the Kane County jail website, Rodriguez-Renteria's bail was set at $320,000. He is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.


• Two 16-year-olds, one from Lake in the Hills, one from Huntley, were arrested and charged with retail theft Friday, police said. The Lake in the Hills teen also was charged with possession of liquor, reports said. Both received a notice to appear in court on Aug. 29 in Algonquin.

• John Berg, 59, of the 1100 block of Pine Street, Lake in the Hills, was arrested and charged with violating an order of protection Friday, police said. He was taken to McHenry County Jail to await a bond hearing.

• Christopher Osiecki, 20, of the 1700 block of Hartley Drive, Algonquin, and Colleen Odden, 20, of the 1300 block of Glacier Parkway, Algonquin, were arrested and charged with retail theft Friday, according to police reports. Odden was also charged with possession of a controlled substance, reports said. Osiecki posted a $150 cash bond and released with a court date, scheduled for Aug. 15 in McHenry County. Odden was taken to the McHenry County Jail to await a bond hearing.

• James Evitts, 38, of the 3100 block of Deerpath Lane, Carpentersville, was arrested and charged with endangering the life of a child Sunday, according to police reports. Evitts left a child in his car with the windows rolled up, reports said. He posted a $150 cash bond and released with a court date, scheduled for August 22 in McHenry County.


• Andrea Nielsen, 23, of the 900 block of Mark Street, South Elgin, was arrested and charged with retail theft Monday at a Wal-Mart on Randall Road, according to police reports. Nielsen stole various alcoholic beverages and plastic flowers, reports said. Bail was set at $5,000, of which Nielsen must pay 10 percent to be released before her next court date, scheduled for Monday in Elgin.

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• Jeremy Moore, 18, of the 200 block of White Oak Street, Hampshire, was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia at 8:17 p.m. Saturday, according to police reports. Moore was given a notice to appear in court, scheduled for Aug. 9 in Elgin.

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