• Police are investigating a burglary they say took place Jan. 31 in the 100 block of Siesta Road while the homeowner visited family elsewhere. Police said a laptop, a flat-screen television, a digital camera, gold necklaces and rings, and a purse with credit cards inside were stolen from the home. There are no suspects, Cmdr. Erman Blevins said.
• A 67-year-old Carpentersville woman told police she was bilked out of $15,000 in a scam between mid-January and Monday. The woman was told she'd won a $1 million sweepstakes, but would have to pay a $15,000 fee to a "Mr. Miller" first, police said. She withdrew the money, paid it and was told she'd need to send another $15,000 before she could collect her prize, police said. The teller at BMO Harris Bank in the 0 to 99 block of North Kennedy Drive became suspicious after the women returned to withdraw another $15,000 and notified police, Cmdr. Erman Blevins said.
• Taylor E. Kay, 23, of the 1800 block of North 39th Avenue, Stone Park, was charged Wednesday with possession of less than 15 grams of a substance containing heroin, court records show. Her bail was set at $35,000 and she is next due in court Thursday.
• Claude L. Roberts, 32, of the 200 block of Center Street, Elgin, was charged Tuesday with theft after taking four movie from the Gail Borden Public Library, according to court records. His bail was set at $3,500 and he is next due in court Thursday.
• A man reported that someone fired shots at him at about 8:20 a.m. Sunday while he was driving on Villa Street. The shots were fired from a maroon Hyundai sport utility vehicle, the man told police.
• A man reported being punched and robbed of his cellphone and $1,500 in cash at about 4 a.m. Sunday on Percy Street, according to a police report.
• Items including a TV, video games consoles and jewelry were taken sometime between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday from a residence on Mark Avenue, police said.