• Saul Guzman, no age given, of the 200 block of Windsor Court, South Elgin, was arrested Feb. 28 and charged with five counts of aiding/abetting possession with intent to sell a stolen vehicle, according to a police report. After numerous reports of vehicle thefts beginning Feb. 6, police placed a bait vehicle with a GPS tracker near Harvey and Hawkins streets. When the vehicle was shown to be on the move Feb. 28, police began to follow it until it arrived at an auto parts scrap yard in Woodstock. Police arrested the driver, Guzman, and executed a search warrant with the assistance of the McHenry County's Sheriff's department. Authorities found Guzman had brought four other stolen vehicles there. He was paid $400 for each vehicle.
• Alexis Huerta, 19, of the 600 block of Dixon Avenue, was arrested Sunday in the 800 block of South Randall Road and charged with burglary and retail theft, according to a police report. Huerta took merchandise from a big box store. He appeared Monday morning in Kane County bond court where his bail was set at $20,000. He is next due in court March 15.
• Shauna E. Damato, no age given, of the 600 block of North Grove Avenue, was arrested at about 3 a.m. Saturday and charged with possession of cannabis, according to a police report. Police responded to a call regarding a theft at Damato's residence. Damato accused her roommate of taking money without permission, and then began to strike the roommate in the head with her hands in the presence of police. Both slipped on the ice on the deck and Damato continued to kick the roommate. After she was arrested, police found in Damato's possession a bag with 4.5 grams of what later tested positive for cannabis.