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  • Police reports Mar 21, 2011 5:24 PM
    Police blotter for the Tri-Cities area

  • Batavia schools will be closed Feb 1, 2011 2:17 PM
    Batavia schools will be closed Wednesday.

  • Batavia garbage pickup delayed Feb 1, 2011 2:17 PM
    Batavia garbage pickup will be delayed one day due to the snow.

  • Fox Valley police blotter Oct 29, 2010 5:03 PM
    A parked vehicle was damaged Thursday in a hit-and-run crash on the 37W000 block of Mooseheart Road in Batavia Township, police said.

  • Batavia mayor favors downtown rec center idea Oct 14, 2010 7:30 PM
    Count Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke among supporters of a plan to build a combined recreation center, stores and parking garage at Wilson Street, Houston Street and Island Avenue downtown.

  • Batavians Against Debt ... who are you? Oct 14, 2010 3:38 PM
    Who are the people putting out the signs urging a “No vote against the Batavia Park District recreation center? Batavians Against Debt. Determining the identity of the group’s leadership has been difficult.

  • Tri-Cities police reports Oct 13, 2010 3:34 PM
    The blotter for Batavia, Geneva and Kane County.

  • Tri-Cities police reports Oct 6, 2010 6:10 PM
    Elburn Ÿ A woman reported Sept. 17 that her debit card had been used fraudulently Sept. 16 to obtain $500 at an ATM in Long Beach, Calif. She last recalled using the card at the Jewel grocery store at Routes 38 and 47, according to a recent police report. Ÿ Blaine P. Burzawa, 18, of the 200 block of Birchwood Lane in Bloomingdale, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol at 2:34 a.m. Sept. 12 in the 200 block of South Main Street, according to a police report. Police saw him trying to pump gasoline into his car at a Mobil station, which had closed at midnight. He and a passenger, Jordan D. Walczyk, 19, of the 1100 block of Azalea Lane in Palatine, were also given tickets for illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor. Ÿ Julie A. Kopielski, 43, of the 800 block of Shepherd Lane, was arrested at her home at 7:04 p.m. Sept. 30 on a Gilberts police warrant charging her with violating an order of protection, according to a police report. Kopielski refused to post bond, police said, and so was taken to the Kane County jail. Ÿ A Garmin GPS device was stolen out of a vehicle in the 1000 block of Liberty Street between 1 and 4 a.m. Sunday, police said. Ÿ A Cobra radar detector and 50 cents were stolen out of an unlocked vehicle between 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Stoffa Avenue, police said. Kane County Ÿ Marilyn M. Fabrizius, 22, of the 4N800 block Meredith Road, Maple Park, was arrested at 1:33 a.m. Sunday on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and resisting arrest, police said. According to a police report. Fabrizius was pulled over on southbound Randall Road at Brookside Drive, near Elgin, after an officer saw her vehicle cross the center line. Police said Fabrizius failed sobriety tests and later struggled with an officer as she was placed under arrest for DUI. Ÿ Leon R. Peavy, 50, of the 43W700 block of Kenmar Drive, Elburn, was arrested at 7:09 p.m. Friday on charges of assault and disorderly conduct after shouting profanities and threatening a neighbor mowing his own lawn, according to a police report. Police said Peavy appeared intoxicated and was trying to get the neighbor to fight him. Ÿ Leonardo H. Tovar, 39, of the 5N block of Adams Street, North Aurora, was arrested at 1:03 a.m. Saturday on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, improper overtaking and failure to reduce speed after a crash on the 46W300 block of Route 30 in Big Rock Township, according to a police report. Police said Tovar registered a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.281 after his vehicle collided with another car in a one-lane construction area on Route 30. Both drivers were taken to the hospital. Ÿ An assault report was taken at Hosanna Lutheran Church, 36W925 Red Gate Road, near St. Charles, on Sept. 30, police said. According to a police report, a man cursed at and waved a knife at another man after a meeting of church members on Aug. 30. Police said the victim “had no idea why (the suspect) was acting the way he was. Ÿ Police responded to Little Bit Country Preschool, 00S734 Wenmoth Road, near Batavia, for a report of a former employee making threats Friday, according to a police report. Police said the former employee, who was fired on Sept. 7, threatened to take legal action against the school and “degrade the business to others when she stopped in to pick up a paycheck. She later called the business three times and made more threats, according to the report. Police said officers advised her to have no further contact with the school. Ÿ A two-wheel cart containing scrap fencing was reported stolen Sept. 27 from a driveway on the 06N800 block of Murray Court, near St. Charles, police said.

  • Pelicans making rare stopover in Batavia Feb 8, 2011 2:23 PM
    American white pelicans are making a first fall appearance this week at Nelson Lake Marsh in Batavia.

  • Batavia Mothers Club wants your extra coats, clothing Feb 8, 2011 3:54 PM
    Sometimes even a thrift store coat is beyond someone's budget. Or maybe that person had to leave home to escape abuse so quickly that there wasn't time to pack a bag for themselves or their children.

  • Batavia food pantry, toy drive organizer Mildred Bailey dies at 87 Jul 15, 2010 12:01 AM
    Mildred Bailey was committed to helping the people of Batavia as long as she could, and that's what the 87-year-old did right up until her death Tuesday night.

  • Pelicans are back at Nelson Lake Marsh, so see 'em while you can Mar 31, 2010 12:01 AM
    The American White Pelicans are back in Batavia, but not for much longer, so get out and see them while you can.

  • Batavia survey: Good place to live, downtown could be better Mar 23, 2010 12:01 AM
    Nothing much has changed from last year, as far as results of the City of Batavia's annual survey of residents.

  • Session hopes to ignite ideas for Batavia's future Mar 21, 2010 12:01 AM
    If you have an idea for a better Batavia, Friday is your chance to let it fly. "Ignite! Batavia" is a daylong brainstorming session, set to identify the city's strengths and how people can build on them.

  • 'Ignite!' a better future for Batavia Mar 20, 2010 12:01 AM
    If you have an idea for a better Batavia, March 26 is your chance to let it fly. "Ignite! Batavia" is a daylong brainstorming session, set to identify the city's strengths and how people can build on them.

  • Tri-Cities police blotter Mar 5, 2010 12:01 AM
    Oscar Jesus Portillo-Torres, 21, of the 900 block of Spring Avenue, was charged Feb. 24 with retail theft, according to a police report.

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