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Three men charged in early morning fight in downtown Aurora

Updated: February 16, 2013 6:18AM

Three Aurorans — Justin R. Clark, 21, and Tyler R. Clark, 23, both of the 600 block of Constitution Drive, and Richard H. Corral, 23, of the 1000 block of Newcastle Lane — were charged with felonies after an incident around 2 a.m. Saturday in the 0-99 block of West New York Street.

Justin Clark was charged with aggravated battery in a public place and battery causing great bodily harm. Tyler Clark was charged with aggravated battery of a peace officer and resisting a peace officer. Corral was charged with aggravated battery in a public place and misdemeanor battery, police said.


Jason E. Thomas, 27, of the 2100 block of Walcott Road, Aurora, was charged with aggravated battery, aggravated battery to a pregnant person, and two counts of domestic battery at 1 a.m. Saturday at his home, police said.

Shavona Brown, 19, of Chicago, was charged with felony retail theft and unlawful use of a theft detection device at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the 100 block of Fox Valley Center Drive, police said.

Tires and 22-inch rims valued at $5,000 were stolen from a Cadillac Escalade between 11 p.m. Thursday and 11:25 a.m. Friday in the 4200 block of Landing Drive. The SUV was left on landscaping bricks, police said.

A stereo and breath alcohol ignition device, valued at $2,650, were stolen between 9 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. Friday from an SUV parked at LaSalle Street and Downer Place, police said.

A 1996 green Volkswagen Jetta valued at $1,200 was stolen around 11:37 a.m. Sunday from the 800 block of Charles Street. The car was warming up with the key in the ignition, police said. When police retrieved the car about two hours later, a window had been smashed.

Janeen J. Camp, of Montgomery, was taken to an area hospital after a two-car crash at 10:54 a.m. Sunday at Orchard Road and Prairie Street. Traci L. Liehr, of Montgomery, was charged with disobeying a traffic control device, police said.

Jeffery J. Petersen, 28, of the 300 block of Republic Road, Batavia, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor retail theft last week in the 2900 block of Kirk Road, police said.

DeKalb County

Ronald E. Bernard, 77, of Palos Hills, and Edward R. Hilgart, 57, of Carpentersville, were taken to Kishwaukee Community Hospital after a school bus-box truck crash at 7:09 a.m. Monday at Keslinger Road and Somonauk Road. Eight children were aboard the DeKalb School District bus, but none were injured, after the bus slid through a stop sign striking the truck, deputies said. There were several more crashes on the icy Keslinger Road Monday morning.

Kendall County

Jennifer M. Kreger, 32, of the 700 block of East Railroad Street, Sandwich, was charged with drunken driving at midnight Monday in the 3800 block of Eldamain Road, deputies said.

Copper wire and buss bar were stolen sometime before Monday from Sprint and Clearwire cell phone towers in the 200 block of Route 31, deputies said.


Graffiti was found spray painted on several homes in the Fox Chase neighborhood Saturday morning. Between 6 a.m. and 8:50 a.m., four homes in the 400 block of Lake Court and two homes in the 200 block of Coyote Court were spray painted with what police said appeared to be “gang-type” graffiti. Two unlocked vehicles in the neighborhood were also entered. An iPod, diapers and cigarettes were stolen from an unlocked car in the 100 block of South Fox Chase Drive.


Timothy A. Collins, 21, of the 9000 block of Ament Road, Yorkville, was charged with drunken driving at 1:01 a.m. Sunday after police discovered him sleeping in his vehicle, which was stopped in the middle of the road in the 8600 block of Route 71, police said. Collins was also charged with improper parking on a roadway and having a defective windshield, police said.

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