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2 semitrailers stolen from Aurora business

Updated: November 29, 2012 6:29AM

Two semitrailers, together valued at $30,000, were stolen sometime last week from a business on Aurora’s far East Side.

A manager at Victory Packaging, 4394 Liberty St., reported an employee noticed two white Great Dane semitrailers missing from the parking lot of the property. The trailers are believed to have been stolen between Oct. 19 and Wednesday, police said.


Cases of Nat Sherman cigarettes valued at $4,200 were stolen between 10:30 p.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. Thursday from a locked car parked on Four Seasons Boulevard at Linden Park Lane, police said.

Copper wire and a chain saw, valued at $1,500, were stolen between 3 p.m. Wednesday and 6:30 a.m. Thursday from a construction site in the 900 block of Corporate Boulevard.

Rosa L. Sillas-Sanchez, of the 1100 block of Bangs Street, Aurora, was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and no driver’s license around 5:51 p.m. Thursday after she rear-ended Rosemary R. Babush, of the 1700 block of Richard Avenue, Aurora, at High and Pierce Streets, police said. Police said someone was injured in the accident, but both drivers refused medical attention.

Kariman Shama, of the 1500 block of Raymond Drive, Naperville, was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident around 1:23 p.m. Thursday after rear-ending Ricardo J. Chavez-Quiroga, of Bolingbrook, at Route 59 and McCoy Drive, police said. Shama and a child passenger had minor injuries but refused medical treatment, police said.

Mary T. Menet, of the 3400 block of Fox Hill Road, Aurora, was taken to Rush Copley Medical Center with injuries after a two-car accident at 8:22 a.m. Thursday at Eola Road and Long Grove Drive, police said. Menet was charged with failure to yield at a stop sign after hitting Victor Maldonado, of the 3100 block of Johnsbury Lane, Aurora, police said.

DeKalb County

Jonathan I. Hopkins, of the 300 block of Beatrice Avenue, St. Charles, was arrested and charged on several warrants at 2:50 p.m. Thursday when police were notified he was at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, police said. Hopkins was wanted on charges of predatory criminal sexual assault, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and trespassing, police said.


A 16-year-old Montgomery boy at 11:30 a.m. Friday was charged as a juvenile with theft, for allegedly stealing $1,000 worth of property in September from Oswego East High School.

In separate incidents, wallets of two customers were reported stolen Friday from the unattended purses they left in their shopping carts at Meijer, 2700 Route 34. Their credit cards were then used at other stores. Police said the women’s losses totaled $670.


David S. Rodriguez, 23; Paxton Pearson, 19; and Christopher Bunch, 26, were arrested about 11:54 p.m. Wednesday, after a patrol officer observed suspicious activity in a rear parking lot at 717 E. Church St., police said. A DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit was called to the scene. Police said Rodriguez was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver, while Bunch and Pearson were charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance.

St. Charles

Isabel Lopez, 42, of West Chicago, was arrested at her place of employment in St. Charles and charged with aggravated identity theft after police determined she was using the identity of a 65-year-old Colorado woman, police said. The charge is a felony because the victim is older than 60, police said.


Yorkville police are looking for a man involved in a public indecency incident at 8:35 p.m. Thursday in the 900 block of Erica Lane. Police said the man exposed himself to two girls.

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