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Police nab suspect in burglary of Sugar Grove tobacco shop

Updated: September 23, 2012 6:10AM

Police dogs helped track down a suspect in a burglary at a Sugar Grove business early Tuesday.

According to police, someone smashed out the front window of Discount Tobacco, 91 Sugar Lane, at about 2:25 a.m. A suspect was seen running from the store.

Sugar Grove police requested a K-9 unit from the Kane County Sheriff’s Office and tracked down the suspect. Police did not release the name of the suspect.

Items stolen from the tobacco shop were recovered and returned to the owner, police said.


Floronde Fletcher was charged with felony retail theft at 3:11 p.m. Monday after she took multiple boxes of Mucinex and Rogaine, valued at $369, from a store in the 800 block of Route 59, police said.

Charles K. Felker may have been injured after a tire fell off his vehicle, which then struck a parked vehicle, at 10:19 a.m. Monday on Plum Street near Palace Street. Felker was charged with speeding. Police would not release further information.

Michael M. Marks complained of chest pain after a two-car crash at 12:53 p.m. Monday near Indian Trail and Lake Street. Marks was charged with improper lane usage and no insurance after his car struck another vehicle, police said. Police would not release further information.

Jeffrey Olsen, 28, 100 block of Circle Drive East, Montgomery, was charged with drunken driving, suspended license, speeding, disregarding a stop sign and no seat belt last week near Fourth Street and Ashland Avenue, police said.

Oscar Leija, 48, 500 block of North Avenue, Aurora, was charged with felony aggravated battery to a child younger than 13 and domestic battery last week at his home, police said.

Michael McGee, 47, 700 block of Concord Street, Aurora, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor no seat belt last week at North Avenue and South Broadway, police said.

Kevin Loebbaka, 44, 400 block of Carriage Drive, West Chicago, was charged with felony violating the Sex Offender Registration Act last week at the Aurora Police Station, police said.

Someone smashed the window and took copper piping from a home in the 500 block of East Galena Boulevard between Aug. 11 and Saturday, police said. Total loss was $3,200.

DeKalb County

A Montgomery girl was injured in a one-car crash at 1:50 p.m. Saturday on Shabbona Grove Road, east of Sandwich. The girl was a passenger in a car driven by a Yorkville girl, who lost control of her vehicle and struck a pole, said sheriff’s deputies. The injured passenger was taken to Valley West Hospital, but the sheriff’s department did not release the girls’ names.

Kendall County

Two Oswego Township residents reported Tuesday that damage was done to their property by someone shooting a BB gun. A resident said someone shot a BB gun at her car in the 0-99 block of Pickford Road. A resident in the same block said the siding of his home was damaged by BB gun pellets.

Jerry Clinton, 42, 8500 block of Sawyer Court, Joliet, was charged with drunken driving at 1:55 a.m. Tuesday when sheriff’s deputies stopped to check on his car, which was pulled over to the side of the roadway with a flat tire. Clinton also was charged with illegal transportation of alcohol, police said.


Jami Lynn Green, 34, 100 block of Marsch Avenue, Montgomery, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and retail theft at 1:05 p.m. Saturday in the 1900 block of South Douglas Road, police said.

Dominic Lewis, 29, 1000 block of Harmony Avenue, Montgomery, was charged with disorderly conduct and public intoxication after police were dispatched to a retail store for a report that Lewis was asleep on the floor of the store at 10 a.m. Sunday in the 400 block of Route 30.


Manuel Gamino, 43, 300 block of Chestnut Street, Earlville, was charged with drunken driving and driving on the shoulder at 11:07 p.m. Saturday near Route 34 and Gletty Road, police said.

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