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SUV is stolen, found after hit-and-run

Updated: March 18, 2013 6:41AM

A vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash Thursday night in Aurora was found to have been stolen from a driveway and whose keys had apparently been left inside, police said.

Police were investigating a hit-and-run crash that happened sometime after 10 p.m. in the 1200 block of North Lake Street in which the driver of an Oldsmobile SUV, valued at $3,000, struck an object, then left the vehicle on foot, police said.

During the course of that investigation, police asked the owner of the vehicle about its whereabouts, at which point the owner realized the vehicle had been stolen between 9:55 and 10:03 p.m. that night from his driveway in the 1400 block of Golden Oaks Parkway, Oswego.

The owner said it was possible he had left the vehicle with the keys inside, police said.

The suspect in the hit-and-run accident is described as a 5-foot-7, 170-pound Hispanic male in his 20s, police said.


Two computers valued together at $4,000 were stolen between Feb. 8 and Tuesday from a medical facility in the 2000 block of Ogden Avenue, police said.

Cedric E. Maltbia, 26, of the 2000 block of Best Place, Aurora, was charged with two counts of drunken driving, no insurance, and failure to reduce speed at 8:31 p.m. Wednesday in the 700 block of East Benton Street, police said.


Michael W. Skinner, 26, of the 100 block of S. VanNortwick Avenue, Batavia, was charged at 2:02 a.m. Feb. 13 with drunken driving, DUI over the 0.08 legal limit, disobeying a traffic light, failure to signal and driving without lights in the area of Houston Street, and North Batavia Avenue, Batavia police said.

Zachary C. Wilderspin, 21, of the 400 block of Union Avenue, St. Charles, was charged at 2:17 a.m. Feb. 10 for drunken driving, DUI over the 0.08 legal limit, three counts of improper lane use and operating an uninsured vehicle in the 100 block of West Wilson Street, Batavia police said.

Someone reported that $1,900 was stolen from Riverrain Point Retirement apartments in the 200 block of North Island Avenue, Batavia police said.


Firefighters responded to a house fire that began in a clothes dryer around 11:30 a.m. Friday in the 200 block of Maple Street. The house sustained minor smoke damage and is still habitable, according to the Hinckley Community Fire Protection District.

Kendall County

A 13-year-old girl was charged with driving without a license, expired registration, no rear license plate light and curfew violation, and two other teens were charged with curfew violations after a traffic stop at 1:20 a.m. Thursday in the 100 block of Saugatuck Road, deputies said.

Richard G. Weber, 30, of the 900 block of Fifth Street, Aurora, was charged with speeding 90 mph in a 55 mph zone and no insurance at 8:12 a.m. Thursday at Route 71 and Sleepy Hollow Road, deputies said.

Michael Pribyl Jr., 19, of the 0-99 block of Coy Park Drive, Newark, and Jonathan Hook, 18, of the 300 block of Franklin Street, were charged with burglary on Friday in connection with a July 23 incident in which an all-terrain vehicle was stolen from a building in the 17800 block of Townhouse Road.

The Last Chance Saloon, in the 100 block of Church Street, Millington, was the only tobacco retailer found to not be in compliance during a tobacco check conducted by undercover sheriff’s deputies who attempted to purchase tobacco earlier this month, according to the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office.


A teenage boy reported that his $300 iPhone was stolen about 8 a.m. Friday from his locker in Oswego East High School, police said.

Jo Marie Terando, 52, of Sandwich, was taken about 3:12 p.m. Friday to Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora for treatment of minor injuries after the vehicle she was driving was struck by another near Route 34 and Orchard Road. Alexandria Stewart, 17, of Oswego, was ticketed for failure to yield the right of way at a stop intersection, police said.

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