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Aurora man charged with six felonies

Updated: March 10, 2013 6:19AM

An Aurora man was charged with half a dozen felonies Monday, according to Aurora police.

Jamar R. Hare, 19, of the 900 block of Rural Street, Aurora, was charged with felony manufacturing or delivering marijuana and felony possession of marijuana, at 7:46 p.m. Monday in the 900 block of Plum Street, according to police. At 9:45 p.m. Monday, he was charged with criminal sexual assault, a class 1 felony, two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, and one count of unlawful restraint, at the Aurora Police Department, police said.


A Smith and Wesson .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun, valued at $415, was stolen between 9 and 10 p.m. Monday from a home in the 300 block of Old Indian Trail Road, police said.

About $2,380 cash was stolen between 3 and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday from a home in the 200 block of Forest Avenue, police said.

An air conditioner, valued at $1,000, was stolen between Oct. 1 and Nov. 11 from a business in the 700 block of Clearwood Court, police said.

Someone caused $2,000 in damage at 11:30 p.m. Saturday to a car parked near Indian Trail Road and High Street, police said.

About 3,000 pounds of copper wire, pressed into 50-lbs. blocks, was stolen between Oct. 1 and Wednesday from a warehouse in the 600 block of West Park Avenue, police said. Estimated loss was $10,500.

Phyllis A. Pepiot, of Naperville, was taken to Rush Copley Medical Center with injuries after she struck a second vehicle head on at 9:48 p.m. Wednesday at East New York Street and Eola Road. No tickets were issued, police said.

Wendy Forberg, of the 7600 block of Oakland Drive, Yorkville, was taken to Presence Mercy Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries after a five-car accident at 5:33 p.m. Wednesday at Indian Trail Road and Pennsylvania Avenue. Jose L. Hernandez, of the 1900 block of Ash Court, Aurora, was charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and following too closely after the pile-up, police said.

Theresa A. Barak, of the 1900 block of Windette Drive, Montgomery, was taken to Presence Mercy Medical Center after a three-car crash at 2:14 p.m. Wednesday at Galena Boulevard and Highland Avenue. Barak was ticketed in the accident, police said.

Michael E. Benyoun Jr., of Hammond, Ind., was taken to Presence Mercy Medical Center after a two-car crash at 8:53 a.m. Monday at Galena Boulevard and South Fourth Street. Benyoun was also charged with improper backing, police said.

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