• Devon L. Thompson, 27, of the 0-100 block of Joslyn Drive, Elgin, was arrested at about 11:40 p.m. Wednesday at Liberty and Franklin streets and charged with obstructing identification and driving with a suspended driver's license, according to a police report. Police stopped Thompson after he made a right turn on a red light without stopping first. When questioned, Thompson gave police an alias he had used before. His bail was set at $10,000 in Kane County bond court. His next court date is May 2.
• Sterling Smith, 24, of the 2800 block of Bridleway Drive, Carpentersville, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and with illegal transportation of alcohol Saturday, after police found cocaine residue in a folded up dollar bill in his pants pocket and saw that he was trying to hide beer in his lap, according to a police report. His bail was set at $5,000 and he is scheduled to appear in court May 2 at the Kane County Judicial Center.
• Andrew J. Kensek, 57, of the 2700 block of Central Street, Evanston, was charged April 19 with possession of marijuana, according to a police report. Kensek had 10 grams of marijuana in his car during a traffic stop in the 200 block of Springhill Drive. He is due in court May 23.
• A 16-year-old Carpentersville boy was arrested Sunday and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and with violating his curfew, police said. His case has been referred to the juvenile court system and he was released to his mother.