• Grzegroz Susko, 23, of the 500 block of North Hidden Prairie Court, Palatine, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, failure to reduce speed, improper lane use and having no insurance after police say he crashed into a tree at 1:32 a.m. Monday on the 7N300 block of Route 31 near South Elgin, according to a sheriff report. A blood draw on Susko at a hospital showed his blood alcohol concentration was .225, the report said.
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• About 25 feet of copper pipe, a value of about $250, was stolen between Nov. 16 and Dec. 16 from a vacant home on the 800 block of Main Street near Batavia, according to a sheriff report. The theft was reported on Monday.