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Kendall County seeking information on dog hit-and-run

Updated: November 4, 2012 6:13AM

The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on a hit-and-run crash that injured a dog last week. According to police, at 11:30 p.m. Sept. 26, a vehicle hit a 2 1/2-year-old black Labrador retriever that had wandered onto Route 30 near Wolf Road.

The vehicle was driving south on Route 30 when it struck the dog. The vehicle is believed to be a black Chrysler with front end damage, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 630-553-5999.


James Amburgey, 56, 1100 block of North Farnsworth Avenue, Aurora, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanors drunken driving and failure to signal at 3:39 a.m. Monday near Sixth Avenue and Gates Street, police said.

A specialized silver Hardrock mountain bike and a gas can, worth $1,020, were stolen from a garage in the 2700 block of Vicksburg Lane last week, police said Tuesday.

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The Sheriff’s Department is investigating a hit-and-run crash at the Kendall County Courthouse in Yorkville. According to police, a 46-year-old Oswego woman reported that at 8:58 a.m. Monday, her car was hit while she was letting passengers out at the entrance to the courthouse.

Eric Newberry, 44, 2900 block of Grand Prairie Drive, Joliet, was charged with drunken driving after a single-car crash at 4:04 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of Wheeler Road, the sheriff’s office said. According to police, Newberry hit a utility pole and was hospitalized for his “high level of intoxication.” No condition report was available.

A resident in the 0-99 block of North Cannonball Trail in Bristol Township reported more than $5,000 in items have been taken from his home and garage since November 2011, the sheriff’s office said Tuesday. The resident said the items included DirectTV boxes, a laptop computer, three televisions and a carpet shampooer.

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