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posted: 8/8/2012 5:10 PM

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Kane County

• A resident of the 0N200 block of Brundige Road near Elburn thwarted a home burglary at 1:16 a.m. Tuesday, according to a sheriff's report. The resident was awakened by his dogs barking, opened a door and saw a man trying to leave while carrying a flat-screen television. The resident said, "Let's make this easy, just leave," and the man put the TV down and ran out the door, the report said. A description of the would-be burglar was not available.

• Timothy W. Boewe, 57, of the 43W600 block of Tall Oaks Road, Elburn, was charged with driving under the influence and DUI with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or more after a traffic stop at 12:24 a.m. July 26 on the 40W900 block of Keslinger Road near Elburn, according to a sheriff's report.

• A $25 Target gift card and a $30 check were stolen from a mailbox on the 42W300 block of Jens Jensen Lane near St. Charles between July 8 and 15, according to a sheriff's report. The theft was reported on Wednesday.

• Someone ran over and destroyed a $150 mailbox on the 7N300 block of Whispering Trail near St. Charles between 1:30 and 3:56 p.m. Tuesday, according to a sheriff's report.

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