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Police: Motorist strikes two parked cars

Updated: April 25, 2013 6:56AM

A Montgomery man was taken to the hospital after two separate crashes in which he struck parked cars on Aurora’s West Side, police said.

Robert A. Brackett, of the 1300 block of South Fifth Street, Montgomery, was taken to Presence Mercy Medical Center after a two-car crash at 10:38 a.m. Thursday at Commonwealth Avenue and Marseillaise Place, police said.

Brackett was charged with no insurance and driving in the wrong lane, police said.

Three minutes prior, at 10:35 a.m. Brackett was also charged with improper turning after a two-car accident at South Fordham Avenue and Prairie Street, police said. Both vehicles struck by Brackett were parked, police said.


Angelica L. Laurant, no age or address provided, was charged with endangering the life of a child when a 4-year-old boy was found outside in only his underwear in at 7:10 p.m. Thursday near Prairie Street and Ingleside Avenue, police said.

Terrence V. Williams, 19, of Harvard, Ill., was charged with felony forgery and illegal possession of prescription forms Tuesday in the 1200 block of North Lake Street, police said.

Dion A. M. Ensminger, 17, of the 1100 block of Front Street, was charged with residential burglary, criminal property damage and possession or consumption of alcohol by a minor, police said.

Earl Torrence, 35, of the 1300 block of North Glen Circle, Aurora, was charged with delivering narcotics near a school or park and possession of a controlled substance, police said.


A fuel spill was stopped before it could contaminate a creek around 3 p.m. Friday on Douglas Road near Kirk Road, according to the Batavia Fire Department. The leak was caused when the drive shaft of a semi broke, tearing the fuel connection between the semi’s fuel tanks.


Three purses containing credit cards, driver’s licenses and cash were stolen when someone smashed the windows of 3 vehicles in the 300 block of Stevens Street between 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, police said. Loss was set at $3,913, police said.

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