• Four 12-volt batteries valued at $600 were reported stolen April 16 from the base of a cell tower in the 2N400 block of Kirk Road near St. Charles, according to a sheriff's report. Someone cut a chain-link fence surrounding the tower to get to the batteries.
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• A $100 stereo faceplate was stolen from an unlocked car in the 6N700 block of Essex Avenue near St. Charles between 10 p.m. April 22 and noon April 23, according to a sheriff's report.
• Authorities were called to the 11N300 block of Russell Road in Plato Township at 1:52 p.m. April 28 for a report of shots fired, according to a sheriff's report, No arrests were made. Police found more than 150 shell casings from different types of guns around a small campfire littered with beer cans, the report said.
• Someone broke windows on an abandoned barn in the 43W100 block of Empire Road in Campton Township, according to a sheriff's report. The damage was reported at 3:15 p.m. April 28.
• Four tires were stolen from outside a garage in the 6N700 block of Irwin Avenue near St. Charles between 12:01 a.m. April 28 and 6 a.m. April 29, according to a sheriff's report.