• Justin I. Pawlarczyk, 25, of the 11N200 block of Romeo Drive in Elgin, appeared in bond court Monday on a felony theft charge, according to court documents. Pawlarczyk, an employee of the Meijer store at 815 S. Randall Road, is charged with taking $3,920 in cash from a register at the store's gas station, according to police reports. Bail was set at $5,000, of which Pawlarczyk must pay 10 percent to be released before his next court date, scheduled for Dec. 11 in St. Charles.
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• Melissa A. Mercer, 32, of the 300 block of West Chicago Street in Elgin, appeared in bond court Monday on charges of driving with a suspended license, a felony because it was suspended after a DUI, as well as possession of marijuana, a misdemeanor, according to court documents. An officer stopped Mercer at about 12:45 a.m. Monday near Lynch and Chicago streets for pulling to the curb without signaling and found a small amount of marijuana in the car, according to police reports. Bail was set at $35,000, of which Mercer must pay 10 percent to be released before her next court date, scheduled for Dec. 5 in St. Charles.
• A wallet left on the dashboard of an unlocked pickup truck in the 200 block of Melody Drive near Carpentersville was stolen between 9 p.m. Wednesday and 4:53 p.m. Thursday, according to a sheriff's report.